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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
...; http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/01/books/01book.html >. Reading Novel Reading ELLEN ROONEY Can you any longer read Henry James or George Eliot? Do you have the patience? Maryanne Wolf From Jennifer Fleissner’s invocation of the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith The forum's question might be interpreted more broadly and evoke a broader set of answers than found in these essays. For example, we might recall that, for many people over much of recorded history, the texts that have been the central objects of reading activities have...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Wolff Kurt H. . New York : Free Press , 1950 . Reviews Reading Culture through a Literary Lens cynthia tolentino, America’s Experts: Race and the Fictions of Sociology (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2009), pp. 200, cloth, $67.50, paper, $22.50. susan l. mizruchi, The...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Timothy Wientzen DUFFY ENDA , The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism ( Durham : Duke UP , 2009 ), pp. 320 , cloth, $84.95 , paper, $23.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Reviews Speed Reading enda duffy, The Speed...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 500–504.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Daniel A. Novak GARCHA AMANPAL , From Sketch to Novel: The Development of Victorian Fiction ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2009 ), pp. 294 , cloth, $95.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Not Reading for the Plot amanpal garcha, From Sketch to Novel: The Development...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Philip Gould OTTER SAMUEL , Philadelphia Stories: America's Literature of Race and Freedom ( New York : Oxford UP , 2010 ), pp. 408 , cloth, $29.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Reading the Grid samuel otter, Philadelphia Stories: America’s Literature of Race...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... in the Victorian Novel . New York: St. Martin’s, 1989 . Williams , Raymond . Marxism and Literature . New York: Oxford UP, 1977 . Wood , Mrs. Henry . East Lynne . London: Everyman, 1994 . A Victim in Search ofa Torturer: Reading Masochism in Wilkie Collins's No Name...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
...JEAN MARIE LUTES JAMIE BARLOWE, The Scarlet Mob of Scribblers: Rereading Hester Prynne (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000), pp. 192, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Reading Hawthorne in a Gender-Biased Academy JAMIE BARLOWE, The Scarlet Mob of Scribblers...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Peter D. McDonald When J. Hilllis Miller first coined the phrase “the ethics of reading” in the mid-1980s, it constituted a decisive intervention in the overheated debates about the merits of deconstruction, inaugurating the so-called ethical turn within Anglo-American literary studies. Yet it also...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ellen Rooney © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Althusser Louis Balibar Étienne . Reading Capital . Trans. Brewster Ben . London : Verso , 1979 . Johnson Barbara . “Nothing Fails Like Success.” A World of Difference . Baltimore...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 10–12.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alexander R. Galloway In her book Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing, philosopher Catherine Malabou tells a story about the historical end of reading and writing and their reinvention in a new form. The new mode is seen most vividly, suggests Malabou, in the cerebral plasticity of the brain, but...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kate Flint In this response piece, I consider the variety of ways in which reading may be said to work upon a reader, and I bring out the importance of the idea of affect in this respect. I note that affect is frequently conceived of in a positive light, and my argument shifts to ask what happens...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Aarthi Vadde This short piece argues that the demands of reading globally should change how we approach conversations about the ethical reading of minoritarian literature. Rather than assume a stable relationship between the imagined reader as subject and the text as object, we should consider how...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Moment . Durham : Duke UP , 1993 . Poovey Mary . Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2008 . Reading for the Words garrett stewart, Novel Violence: A Narratography of Victorian Fiction (Chicago: U of...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 486–503.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kyoko Takanashi Taking Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey as a case study, this article explores how mid-eighteenth-century novels of sensibility theorized mediation—and by extension, the very act of reading. Sentimental fiction draws attention to the instability of individual feeling in a...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... understanding of the new “book of the world” than the “referential” function that stands as the traditional center of novel theory. The article concludes with a close reading of Adalbert Stifter's novel Indian Summer (1857) in order to demonstrate what an approach to a canonical text that is informed by our...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ellen Rooney Rooney's essay addresses the question of novel reading and novel form in feminist literary critique and recent debates on reading by way of Sianne Ngai's work on the interesting and its intersection with the novelistic and with a contemporary figure of feminist protest: the pussy hat...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1994 . Brooks , Peter . Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . 1984. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1992 . Carroll , David , ed. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage . 1971. London: Routledge, 1995...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daniel Hack This essay argues that a combination of the frequently opposed methods of book history and reception studies, on the one hand, and those of formal analysis and close reading, on the other, is needed to illuminate the cultural work done by and with novels. Taking as my example the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Kurnick This essay aims to deepen our understanding of the intellectual and affective characteristics of novel reading by examining the tendency of George Eliot's heroines to drift free of the constraints of their own plots. It focuses on Eliot's historical novel Romola (1862-63) and in...