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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 August 2021
... “ I would never say that,” in relation to a phrase and a concept that most readers would have no trouble understanding, if indeed they noticed it at all—recalls for me Eliot's location, at the novel's center, not of typical missteps such as misrecognition or a failure to recognize but rather the more...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... transpersonal communication and multiple consciousnesses could heal whole societies, and Hopkins's novel recognizes and builds provisionally upon this. At the same time, this article argues that Hopkins ultimately rejects much of James's approach and that the qualities of confusion, contradiction...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 104–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... endurance of unchangeable existential conditions. She instead repurposes the tragicomic for the ecological and political needs of the contemporary to produce “survival laughter,” an attitude that recognizes the tragic conditions of catastrophe but simultaneously uses comedy to protect the psyche from...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Grace A. Musila Abstract While the Black Lives Matter movement is widely recognized and supported in Africa, its framing prioritizes experiences of anti‐Blackness in the United States and the Black diaspora. This is partly owing to the movement's genesis as a direct response to domestic forms...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
... hypervisible, because in public their appearance makes them the target of discrimination and racist violence. Due to Black Germans’ structural invisibility, white Germans often fail to recognize the structural racism that affects their daily lives. In fact, white Germans commonly claim that racism...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Nancy Bentley For diasporic African peoples, the transatlantic slave trade created a condition of “kinlessness,” a legal and social exclusion from recognized forms of family affiliation. This kinless condition, moreover, was transmitted through birth, making kinlessness a logical impossibility even...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... befall any character or any text of any period (in other words, more a possibility recognized within a certain theoretical perspective than an historically specific condition), the essay proceeds to ask: what is it that links specifically late-Victorian notions of the inhuman with the iterable character...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... recognized and detailed the history of romance and then novel translations and adaptations. This essay takes stock of this return to translative novel history and calls for a more rigorously historicized use of the term transnational . When the novel became a modern, national literary phenomenon by the end...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2014
... claims for the causality of heredity on the one hand and the division of labor on the other. Jude ultimately demonstrates that literature is, in essence, superfluous—and that “the count of the uncounted,” which Rancière recognizes as the stake of politics, is also the stake of fiction...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... differences is central to the moral economy of mid-nineteenth-century realism. To live inside a liberal dispensation that takes its realist fictions seriously means recognizing the work that characters like Pip in Dickens's Great Expectations (and persons like ourselves) put into stories about our own...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., this article further argues that the context of Third Worldism is largely eliminated in the reception of global South literature in the world literary setting. It contends that recognizing the formation of Third World cosmopolitan novelists in the milieu of an international socialist literary culture oriented...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
...John Plotz This article recognizes the accomplishment of the editors of the Stirling/South Carolina Edition of James Hogg and reflects on the long literary eclipse that followed Hogg's death in 1835. Hogg was both the inventor and prime nineteenth-century practitioner of what could be called...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the last few decades, however, is premised on ignoring the very genealogy of that resurgence, whose antecedents lay in the Christian beliefs and practices the novel is determined not to recognize. © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Asad Talal . Genealogies...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with the professorially supervised activities of college students. Our quite diverse reasons for reading novels should be recognized as well as the well-documented social and historical effects of literacy, the subject-variable effects of reading, and the fact that the psychological and social effects of reading (novels...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the people who read his novels and through the way he constructs characters within them. As twenty-first-century readers, we may assume that there have always been adults-only books, and that we recognize them when we see them because they foreground things like sex and formal complexity while minimizing...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
...) is a mark of the text's modernity. What Brown recognizes in his analysis of emergent networks is the power of the city to reorder social connection, enabling individuals to bypass official sources of information, play a role in the process of transmission, and become (often unwitting) participants...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 363–382.
Published: 01 November 2014
... would encourage her to act in accordance with her knowledge of his past actions and her own experience of heartbreak. Concurrently, Tom's society (in recognizing him as Allworthy's heir) erases his youthful, transgressive experiences, seeing the actions of gentlemen as purgative and temporary. Character...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Lauren M. E. Goodlad Recent critical thought has begun to recognize realist fiction as a transnational medium that responds to capitalist permutations across time and space and, in doing so, is shot through with aesthetic possibility. The essays in this special issue reject the reflex to prejudge...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of identity and action is precisely how one can control how one is remembered and, just as important, how one eludes the imagination of others. A Brief History adds to the collective memory of readers everywhere but recognizes that Jamaicans already have their own collective memory, that they are self...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of the bodies killed within it. Her study works to counter this process by calling attention to accounts of warfare that demand readers and viewers to recognize unflinchingly the physical, psychological, and emotional trauma that war and restrictions on war testimony impose. The project...