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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jed Esty In English and comparative literature, the question of realism has reemerged in the last fifteen years as vital to readers and writers of the global novel. A realist turn, so-called, implies a shift in tastes, canons, and markets; it also entails a heightened form of disciplinary attention...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 384–401.
Published: 01 November 2006
...RACHEL COLE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Agamben , Giorgio . Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy . Ed. and trans. Agamben , Giorgio . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1999 . Barrish , Philip . American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Srdjan Smajić This essay argues that the relationship between realism and supernaturalism in realist novels is more complicated—and more symbiotic—than critics generally acknowledge. Taking Walter Scott's Waverley , George Eliot's Silas Marner , and Charlotte Brönte's Jane Eyre as representative...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 378–381.
Published: 01 November 2008
...MICHAEL SAYEAU AMANDA CLAYBAUGH, The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006), pp. 264, cloth, $45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Realism, Reform, and the Transatlantic Novel AMANDA CLAYRAUGH, The Novel...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... . Topographies . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1995 . Mitchell , Judith . “Hardy's Female Reader.” The Sense of Sex . Ed. R. Higonnet Margaret. Champaign: U of Illinois P, 1993 . 172 –87. Roberts , John . “Realism, Modernism, and Photography.” Ed. Matthew Beaumont. Adventures in Realism . Malden...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ulka Anjaria This essay moves away from accounts of social realism, which privilege its political aims over its aesthetic innovations. I argue that social realism written under colonialism was part of a larger intellectual project to rethink the desirability and content of nationalism by testing...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jay Clayton NOVAK DANIEL A. , Realism, Photography, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2008 ), pp. 250 , cloth, $93.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Work Cited Smith Roberta . “The Pastime of Victorian Cutups.” New...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for ecocriticism, which has often privileged immersive experience and a relatively simplistic view of the referentiality of language, particularly realism, known as “ecomimesis.” Reading Charles Dickens's Bleak House alongside the artificial climates contained in Victorian glasshouses, this article...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Ulka Anjaria SORENSEN ELI PARK , Postcolonial Studies and the Literary: Theory, Interpretation, and the Novel ( New York : Palgrave , 2010 ), pp. 224 , cloth, $84.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Realism Rethought ELI PARK...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Indirect Realism Jonathan Arac, Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel (New York: Fordham UP, 2011), pp. 192, paper, $27.00. “I don’t like anything that is too pure,” Italo Calvino wrote in a letter to a French friend, “but only that which is heavy, imbued with...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2018
... read, I had a profound admiration for Jaffe's willingness to go straight into the potentially recursive loop of realism and to give us a new picture of its driving mechanisms and the investments both our culture at large and the culture of contemporary literary criticism continue to make in this...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fact like a mirror held up to a mirror (I am thinking of Stendhal's description of what in the English tradition we call “realism” ); and rather than dialogism it presents a fundamental solipsism in the Novel's structure and subject—the modern subject it describes, to which it gives voice and that it...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to confront and to disavow these origins. How might this problem affect the aesthetics of the realist novel? This article argues that the historical novels produced in places like Australia and New Zealand constitute a distinctive variant of literary realism inflected by the ideological tensions of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... attention to realism, which I read as complex. African novels' relation to realism is not simply naive, as Anthony Appiah or Pascale Cassanova would claim. With complexity in mind, I ask what happens when readers shift attention away from the question of resistance that has so defined the field, and ask...
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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 May 2002) 36 (1): 26–41.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Realism . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1963 . Benjamin , Walter . Illuminations . Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken Books, 1969 . Bredin , Hugh . “Metonymy.” Poetics Today 5 ( 1984 ): 4 –58. Brooks , Peter . Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . New...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... began to aggrandize themselves at the expense of their rival, the shift into the register of regret seems unprepared. To be sure, it was all along inherent in the book's argument that the erosions of the récit were stages in the expiration of realism; therefore the triumph of affect must, in the long...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... other world systems become the sites of dramatic action and ethical transformation. In essence, Murakami presents us not with single verisimilar realities but with what I call fractal realism, recursively constituted fields of representation wherein characters and readers alike must continually adapt...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
... addressed doubt and chose to know its reality. “Worlding” literary forms of knowing with legal/philosophical ones, through a reading of Anthony Trollope's Is He Popenjoy? (1878), I argue that realism knows by deciding to know . A focus on the presumptions—most prominently the presumption of legitimacy—that...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Joseph Lavery “ The Mikado' s Queer Realism: Law, Genre, Knowledge” offers a hermeneutic history of the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, arguing that the now ubiquitous assertion that it is not “about Japan” became critical only in the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War and reflected a pervasive...