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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: U of North Carolina P, 1995 . Bredbeck , Gregory W. “‘Queer Superstitions’: Forster, Carpenter, and the Illusions of (Sexual) Identity.” Martin and Piggford 29 –58. Bristow , Joseph . Effeminate England: Homoerotic Writing after 1885 . Buckingham: Open UP, 1995 . Brown...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Joseph Lavery “ The Mikado' s Queer Realism: Law, Genre, Knowledge” offers a hermeneutic history of the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, arguing that the now ubiquitous assertion that it is not “about Japan” became critical only in the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War and reflected a pervasive...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... imagined around figures such as Dr. O'Connor whose desire, as he says, to “boil some good man's potatoes and toss up a child … every nine months” reinforces his queer identity and annexes the importance of disability in many of the novel's characters. Modernist cultural representations of the pregnant male...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sam Alexander Mullen Patrick R. , The Poor Bugger's Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History . ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 ), pp. 213 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Make It Work...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth, $65.00, paper, $20.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 An Odd Sexual Mood GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the homosocial to the homoerotic to the conjugal; it also invokes Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Behueen Men: Englzsli Litrrahnre arid Mab Hornosocial Desire (1985)' a book that may be said to have launched queer literary studies. While queer studies has been critiqued for ignoring the complexity of women's...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 May 2004
... a thoughtfully theorized cultural archive to the increasing body of contemporary queer scholarly work that explores the nuanced and often fraught relation- ship between space and the sexual imaginary, from the recent paeans to New York City authored by Samuel Delany and George Chauncey among others...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 481–484.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Project, which offers videotaped messages from adults speaking to queer youth about how their own lives have improved over time. Initially this would seem flatly to contradict Lee Edelman's No Future thesis, which Matz claims “makes narrative temporality largely responsible for the political futurity...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a reading of blasphemy that gives a voice to the plea of the marginalized and excluded, “the subaltern, the unrecognized, the unnatural” (4), or, as we read in another passage, “women writers, queer writers, writers of color” (8), and a conservative critical position that, almost eighty years after Eliot...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 November 2014
... as a ‘‘freak’’ (Baldwin’s word) of American nature, as what she calls a ‘‘repos- itory of uniquely American longings and hopes and horrors and frailties’’ (153). At the same time, her own strategic deployment of the King (or is it the Queen?) of Pop as a quintes- sentially queered, raced and erased, revered...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 305–309.
Published: 01 August 2021
... from queer theory, toward a subject and a perspective that might be described as postqueer. The first two volumes of his trilogy were published under the auspices of Duke University Press's now-concluded Series Q; while sufficiently informed by queer theory to be considered queer-ish, Someone...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2011
... designed to disable. Throughout the study, it becomes clear that although Michel Foucault provides the underpinnings for its histori- cal narrative, contemporary queer theory serves as the source of its social critique. As the narrative of Interior States unfolds, it becomes evident that beyond its...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 153–157.
Published: 01 May 2013
...-century fictions, this means that there is something profoundly queer about modernism, since queerness has to do not only with sexuality but also with “systems of precedent and connection rooted in nonfamily relation- ships” (159)—relationships whose own origins are often conspicuously external...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and Proust (2011), Languages of the Night makes a strong case for the queerness of modernism. In the Company of Strangers theorizes the structuring force of nongenealogical modes of connection in the modern novel. In Languages of the Night, McCrea once again locates queerness where we are unaccustomed...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 388–405.
Published: 01 November 2022
... . Auyoung Elaine . When Fiction Feels Real . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2018 . Barnard Ian . Queer Race . New York : Peter Lang , 2008 . Barthes Roland . The Pleasure of the Text . Trans. Miller Richard . New York : Noonday , 1975 . Bloch Ernst . “ Something’s...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., vis‐à‐vis her pregnancy, and the endless possibilities her future self and her future child can take. By using a narrative form—autofiction—that embodies the relational, fluid self of a queer, diasporic, Black subject, Wenzel's novel best captures Black Lives Matter's desire to center those folx who...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2018
... passenger on the omnibus, the urban stranger—promises to reroute an entire archive of thought about metropolitan life by brushing it along a new, recuperative, and implicitly queer grain. Much in the way that José Esteban Muñoz refuses the negativity of Lee Edelman and Leo Bersani to decipher...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the predicament of the well-married wife has implications for the much-debated question of the novel's relationship to homosexuality and to the “closet.” The argument reverses the more common view of postcolonial and queer theorists concerning orientalism and perversion in Stoker's novel by suggesting that what...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., but all will be convinced; also informed. I was wonderfully, frighteningly enlightened by this book throughout: I who am a poststructuralist feminist and queer theo- rist; I who have run a gender studies program and presented Austen next to Jean Genet, on the basis of Austen’s fabulous perversities...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 412–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... a wide range of topics from African American literary theory to queer studies to feminism, as Holland charts the com- plicated ways these fields engage the often unspeakable subject of death in America. Hol- land's stated project is to discover "who resides in the nation's imaginary 'space of death...