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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in all 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...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
... it in The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real , as representing “not the real but the desire for it” ( Jaffe 6 ). For what Fraiman ultimately details here is the central role domesticity plays in the representation of desire for the real, both in the realist texts she reads and in her own critical...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... but to radically transform it as well. The Reality Effect and the Real Effects of Chernyshevsky’s What Is to Be Done? SONIA A. WERNER It is difficult to overstate the effects of N. G. Chernyshevsky’s novel, What Is to Be Done? As Joseph Frank claims: If one were to...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... unreality of his world confronts him with the fact that he has loved but an image of the real librarian. Yet his persistence in valuing her presence as if it were real, even knowing otherwise, inspires him to seek out some mutual ground on which they might meet more authentically. This transpositional work...
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Novel (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 . Fiction, Restriction, and Real Money MATTHEW ROWLINSON, Real Money and Romanticism (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010), pp. 266, cloth...
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Novel (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 (2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Fiction.” 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...
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Novel (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 (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 (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 (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 (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Ezra Dan Feldman Abstract The form and formlessness of histories, regions, races, ballads, fictions, lists, characters, and mountains are among the topics of concern in Colson Whitehead's John Henry Days , and they pose a real challenge to conveying what this novel is like. Caroline Levine's Forms...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... emergent forms of life in spaces where ideological forces have ceded to material ones. The speculative mutations in these texts give body to various forms of emergent, unconceptualized, or fantastic subjectivities, homologous with but not reducible to the “real” mutations taking place in South African...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... environment as a figure for the novel form, the article shows that the chromatic present that characterizes narratives of spaces like Chesney Wold when the Dedlocks are absent throws into flux boundaries between the fictional and the real, the reader and the world of the text, and different modes of imagining...
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Novel (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 (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 (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...
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Novel (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...