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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... directions around him. With the help of his crew, Morpheus unplugs Neo from the matrix's simulation and hauls him aboard his airship, the Nebuchadnezzar : “Welcome to the real world,” he says grimly. The Matrix does not show up in Helen Thompson's dense, demanding, and fascinating new book, Fictional...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an inward turn can, in the manner of Foucauldian self-stylization, produce real interpersonal growth. Internationally distinguished scholar Karatani Kōjin declared in the late 1980s that Murakami merely plays “empty formal games” ( Kurihara 201 ), a claim repeated by well-known critic Masao Miyoshi...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
....” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 23 ( 1968 ): 265 –78. Americanus , Ovid . Lessons for Lovers: With Some Tender and Pathetic Anecdotes, Taken from Real Life . Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1784 . Austen , Jane . Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon . Oxford: Oxford UP...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Marc Redfield ROWLINSON MATTHEW , Real Money and Romanticism ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2010 ), pp. 266 , cloth, $89.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Fiction, Restriction, and Real Money MATTHEW ROWLINSON, Real Money and Romanticism (Cambridge: Cambridge UP...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
... epistemological uncertainty that each text represents. Crusoe and Hume model how such epistemological uncertainty might be a source of pleasing wonder by exhibiting an attitude of viewing the ordinary as if it were rare, and the illusory as if it were real—and by extension the real as if it were illusory. The...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Essential Characteristics of Russian Literary Criticism.” Comparative Literary Studies 29 . 2 ( 1992 ): 115 – 40 . Zola Émile . Thérèse Raquin . Trans. Rothwell Andrew . New York : Oxford UP , 1992 . The Reality Effect and the Real Effects of Chernyshevsky’s What...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Economy of Property in Austen’s Emma.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 2 ( 1990 ): 229 –54. Tuite , Clara . Romantic Austen: Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon . Cambridge: Cambridge UP "AFall in Bread": Speculation and the Real in Emma ROBERT MILES A...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Zarena Aslami Jaffe Audrey , The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real: Conventions and Ideology ( New York : Oxford UP , 2016 ), pp. 200 , cloth, $65.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 If you followed the rhetoric of the 2016 presidential election, you might have noticed that...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
... view of domesticity as class power for those within it—and “the lived experience of domesticity,” that is, “the astounding diversity of actual homemaking efforts and arrangements” (4). Repeatedly, Fraiman invokes the material, the actual, the real as a counter to the abstract, the ideological, the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
... making more of itself, to flesh out the “real” by adding more layers, whether of interpretations or of consciousness. Close reading and ideology thus developed hand-in-hand with what I call the practice of “close writing.” The results were the standard forms of modern criticism, including entire books on...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... bounds of the real. Rather than simply arguing for the novel as a representation of the London climate, however, it argues for the novel as a model, materializing the urban climate in its formal atmosphere—those apparently trivial or insignificant details often held responsible only for creating the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Petro's puppet show in Don Quixote demonstrate the inseparability of romance and realism; realism too depends on the pleasures of enchantment, a transformation of the real that depends on the same effects the novel critiques in its moments of demystification. If the Quixote is modern, it is not because...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
... less tragic conception of the novel under the name of realism, this essay seeks to rethink his early debt to Hegel's account of the novel and the subsequent reworking of its terms within a Marxist framework—one that sees in Marx's Capital a refunctioning of Hegel's Spirit as the “real abstraction” of...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... (real individuals), I claim that Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid and Anil's Ghost explore the breakdown of that sensibility through the creation of characters as legends. The circulation of these legends, namely Billy the Kid and Sailor, turns the historical novel toward a disruption of...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Enrique Lima The historical novels of Sir Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper, and countless others have been interested primarily in exploiting the dramatic potential of historical events and the significant real and fictional personalities that took part in them. These writers are concerned...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the real, defined by convention and consensus, is ultimately indistinguishable from fantasy. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Abravanel , Genevieve . “Hardy's Transatlantic Wessex: Constructing the Local in The Mayor of Casterbridge.” Novel 39 . 1 ( 2005 ): 97 –116. Alberti...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to Native American fiction, alongside his claim that a certain form of affective fallacy is at play within Native American literary criticism, Treuer seems relatively disinterested in real-world situations or contexts. In response, the essay examines his particular emphasis on “artistry” and “style...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... method is merely a narrative effect, nowhere carried out in the narrative structure: scientific (or other) contemporary discourse is not the “real” of literary form. By examining the retrospective closure and focalization of the Holmes formula, especially in A Study in Scarlet , I propose a different...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Colleen Lye Not too long ago, nothing was deemed “real.” Now, however, everything seems to be. Why is that, and when did this shift occur? This afterword argues that the influence of an “Arrighian realism” is making itself felt in emergent historical materialist reassessments of how to measure...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 November 2012
... who populate Ulysses as a whole. Drawing attention to Joyce's use of reproductive metaphors for character-creation, the author argues that this proliferation of fictional characters compensates for a very real sense of demographic deficit in the wake of the Irish Famine. By refusing to abide...