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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ann duCille Treating the popular and academic discourse surrounding Toni Morrison's winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 as a case in point, this essay critiques the ways in which race and gender—“black” and “female”—have been used as loaded signifiers to limit, qualify, segregate, and...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1980 . Appiah , Anthony . “The Conservation of ‘Race.’” Black American Literature Forum 23 ( 1989 ): 37 –60. Blount , Marcellus . “The Preacherly Text: African American Poetry and Vernacular Performance.” PMLA 107 ( 1992 ): 582 –93. Brawley...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 179–203.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . Byerman , Keith . Seizing the Word: History, Art, and Self in the Work of W. E. B. Du Bois . Athens: U of Georgia P, 1994 . Cleman , John . “Blunders of Virtue: The Problem of Race in Stephen Crane’s ‘The Monster.’” American Literary Realism 34 ( 2002 ): 119 –34. Cooley , Charles...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Avak Hasratian DUVALL JOHN N. , Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction: From Faulkner to Morrison ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 ), pp. 194 , cloth, $80.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Ellison Ralph . “Change the Joke...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ( 2006 ): 37 – 59 . Lemert Charles . “The Race of Time: Du Bois and Reconstruction.” boundary 2 27 . 3 ( 2000 ): 215 – 48 . Marx Karl . Capital: A Critique of Political Economy . Trans. Fowkes Ben . New York : Vintage , 1977 . ———. Grundrisse: Foundations of the...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
...NICOLE KING Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Baker , Houston A. Blues, Ideology and Afro-American Literature . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987 . Banton , Michael . The Idea of Race . London: Tavistock, 1977 . Benedict , Ruth . Race and Racism...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . “Racism and Nationalism.” Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities . Ed. Etienne Balibar and Immanuel Wallerstein. London: Verso, 1991 . Barber , Benjamin R. “On Terrorism and the New Democratic Realism.” The Nation 21 Jan . 2002 : 11 –18. Beck , Ulrich . Risk Society...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 August 2003
...GENE JARRETT DEAN MCWILLIAMS, Charles W. Chesnutt and the Fictions of Race (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2002), pp. 280, cloth, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Anomalies and the Fictions of Race DEAN MCWILLIAMS, Charles W. Chesnutt and the...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MARILYN MOBLEY MCKENZIE THADIOUS M. DAVIS, Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses (Durham: Duke UP, 2003), pp. 339, $79.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Strategies of Containment: Faulkner's Narratives of Race...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Bischoff. Essen: Die Blaue Eule, 1989 . Horsman , Reginald . Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial Anglo-Saxonism . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1981 . Jefferson , Thomas . Notes on the State of Virginia . 1784. Ed. William Peden. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kent Puckett This essay asks why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland would feature something as practically political as a caucus. After nearly drowning in Alice's tears, the Dodo suggests to her and other animals “that the best thing to get us dry would be a Caucus-race.” In order to figure out what...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , coined by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields to capture the epistemic and political confusion surrounding the category of race in the post–civil rights decades. In an era in which the distinction between the truths and lies of the race concept no longer carries much rhetorical force, American...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nidesh Lawtoo In the wake of Chinua Achebe's critique of Conrad as a “thoroughgoing racist,” much has been said about race in Heart of Darkness ; and yet, so far, the anthropological meaning of the rituals Conrad describes has tended to remain unexplored. “A Picture of Europe” reopens the race...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Vaughn Rasberry Abstract Reading British writer Francis Spufford's 2008 novel Red Plenty , a fictionalized account of life in the Soviet Union during the early Khrushchev years, this essay defends a bare theory of race against what it calls a novelistic theory of race. Whereas the latter—powerfully...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... anxiety about determinism and, paradoxically, anxiety about lack of clear identities, a tug of war that is of course intrinsic to American ethnic literature. Eugenides could be said to recoup the old American immigrant novel promising self-making within the political context of a city of race riots and a...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Shelley's novel, much more forthrightly political than Cooper's, is not about sequence and unfolding but about withdrawal and implosion. By adopting a different approach to the problems of empire, race, and historical melancholy than Cooper does, Shelley is forced, as it were, into greater formal innovation...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... genres of detective fiction and comic books reveals how its race consciousness and postmodernism inform each other. Samuel R. Delany theorizes paraliterature as the discursive other against which “literature” is defined. The Intuitionist takes paraliterature seriously so as to (1) pay homage to Edgar...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... futuristic, realist and fantastic narrative registers—that we can grasp their distinctively historical exploration of the workings of race in the post–civil rights period. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Baccolini Raffaella . “Gender and Genre in the Feminist...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... iconography, and western archeological advances into Palestine. The principal authors under consideration—Franz Delitzsch, Lew Wallace, and Ferdinando Petruccelli—each exploited a potent combination of ancient Christ images and modern race theory to construct detailed literary portraits of the historical...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Emilio Sauri SESHAGIRI URMILA , Race and the Modernist Imagination ( Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2010 ), pp. 264 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Bürger Peter . Theory of the Avant-Garde . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P...