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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Coutofs0 Outro P6 da Sereia and the Question of Lusophone Postcolonialism LU~SMADUREIRA In 1974, in the turbulent and heady months that followed April, I watched with growing adolescent rage as the conceptual framework of my colonial life-world...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... raised a number of large and now unavoidable questions. What is the place of the political in literary studies today? How are we to construe the relationship between close reading and a broader sociopolitical analysis of literature as an institution? What authority do critics command as guardians of the...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in Early Victorian Literature . Houndmills : Macmillan , 1987 . “Putrefaction Generally”: Bleak House, Victorian Psychology, and the Question of Bodily Matter TYSON STOLTE The conditions to be found in London’s burial grounds in the 1850s gave Charles Dickens...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Feb. 2010 < http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/05/arts/design/05victorian.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=victorian%20cut%20ups&st=cse >. The Question of Realism daniel a. novak, Realism, Photography, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Cambridge: Cam- bridge UP, 2008), pp. 250, cloth, $93.00...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Provincializing Europe . And prime among the discourses that the modernists called into question was the realist novel. We might then ask what we are to make of the contemporary return of realism, though we must be careful not to imagine that it returns in an unaltered form. What I would like to suggest is that...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997 . Trumpener , Katie . Bardic Nationalism: the Romantic Novel and the British Empire . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1997 . The Geography of Violence: Historical Fiction and the National Question SIMON EDWARDS We had rather be Sir Walter Scott...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 496–500.
Published: 01 November 2013
....” American Literary History 23 . 3 ( 2011 ): 643 – 59 . Wegner Phillip . Life between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S. Culture in the Long Nineties . Durham : Duke UP , 2009 . Post-9/11 Literature and the Question of Ethics GEORGIANA BANITA, Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics and Literary...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary studies and postcolonial theory. Whereas the postcolonial-cum-global field tends to prioritize categorical expansiveness and dissolution in African writing, equating structural and conceptual more-than-oneness with pluralism of a clearly political expression, “Plurality in Question” suggests that...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . Wilson , William Julius . The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American Institutions . 1978. 2nd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980 . "You think like you white": Questioning - Race and Racial...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
...John Frow This is the introduction to a special issue of Novel , “The Prosaic Imaginary,” edited by John Frow and Vanessa Smith. The editors ask the question: what is the relationship between the novel's prosaic subject matter and novel reading as an everyday activity? Both parts of this question...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the imagination, literary critics sought to emphasize the palimpsestic nature of text by pointing to the unsayable and the indeterminate, and they devalued that which appeared mimetic, no matter what the text itself looked like. I explore the question of genre or narrative mode with special...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Clemens Spahr As closely as the issues of representation, ethics, and politics were connected in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the scholarly debate over its literary representations soon shifted to questions of trauma and commemoration, a shift in emphasis that often displaced concerns with the...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimentation drawn from a global cultural palette while exploring domestic or local themes. Like their Egyptian literary forerunners, these young writers addressed social and political questions, but both the urban and the geopolitical context within which they worked had altered dramatically as a result of...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... alternatives. In Hogg's fiction, divergence in belief does not solely or inevitably occur at the level of speech itself, but may also be found at the level of incident, plot, character, or motive—in the question of what makes a given occurrence into a “story” at all. Hogg strives for a sort of epistemological...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
... article also poses the question of what it would mean to approach literary artifacts as forms of language-in-use similar to talk, finding inspiration in Proust's Recherche for elaborating an answer to that question. Attention to nonsemantic, pragmatic, indexical features of talk (habits of pronunciation...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... experience is latent in the still image, or at least in some still photographs. This temporal quality, I argue, is productively imagined by relating still photography to what literary scholars think of as narrative. In this, I am guided by two questions: First, simply, in what respects might still...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Glover In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the roman fleuve underwent an unexpected revival in Britain, reaching a new peak of popularity in the work of Anthony Powell, C. P. Snow, Lawrence Durrell, and Doris Lessing (among others). Its success raises the question of the relationship...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... instances of extreme oppression; considering any straightforward attempt to represent violence as a reenactment of the violence in question, these novels substituted complex meta-analysis of the way we remember and narrativize trauma for representation of the trauma itself. In contrast, I suggest, Oryx and...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... engagement with the question of fictiveness should be on the agenda of political criticism. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Appignanesi , Lisa and Maitland Sara, eds. The Rushdie File . Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 1990 . Augustine . The Soliloquies of St. Augustine . Trans. Rose...