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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 104–124.
Published: 01 May 2001
... UP, 1982 . Einstein , Albert . The World as I See It . New York: Covici Friede, 1934 . Einstein , Albert , and Leopold Infeld. The Evolution of Physics: The Growth of Ideas from Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942 . Eliot , George...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
...JOHN PLOTZ CHRISTOPHER HERBERT, Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), pp. 261, cloth, $45.00, paper, $17.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Reviews...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 May 2020
... whole, in planetarity the aim is to maintain them in a dialogic relationality. On the face of it, such a recalibration seems relatively straightforward. However, the three novels discussed in this essay suggest that the retention of the maximal scale as a constituting frame for representation risks...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nicholas Daly In this short article, Daly considers the history of literary cultural studies from its heyday in the 1990s to its current more modest position. There are a number of reasons one could adduce for its slide into relative marginality, including the predictable dilution of such a...
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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...
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Novel (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 (2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... prototypical marriage plot but also to undermine one of the novel's principal ethical aims: to develop a capacity for sympathy among characters and readers. Compared with some other emotions, envy has received relatively little literary-critical attention, but its formative place in the psychoanalytic theory...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Victorian Relativity. He is working at the moment on the literature of the Indian Mutiny of 1857. IENNIFER RUTH is Assistant Professor of English at Portland State University and is working on a book on the Victorian professional. JOHN KUCICH is the author of Excess and Restraint in the Nmels...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 289–291.
Published: 01 August 2015
... chapter after the introduction, “Going along with Others: Adam Smith and the Realists,” begins to suggest what stands to be gained from thinking about novelistic realism in terms of sympathy and sympathy in terms of “thinking with” others. It addresses a wide range of issues in a relatively brief span...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2002
... colonial/domestic relations of Ireland and England), and, on the other, Stoker's own "mixed origins. Where other critics have tended to identify Stoker as a representative of the Protestant Irish middle class, Valente makes much of the fact that Stoker's mother had Catholic relatives, making Stoker...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 May 2017
... appears that the definitive criterion of autobiography as a genre for Paperno is the relatively close identity between the empirical author and the textual, speaking “I.” And because this relative identity is also relative to authorial intent, the criterion is ultimately a hermeneutical one. Chapter 2...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Tigris. In order to think outside of the nation state-a relatively recent invention after all- Diock subjects a series of nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors to a diverse set of heuristic maps-world religion, gem theory, world systems theory, kinship studies, fractal geometry, deep...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... proximity. Her argument about this is relatively simple: the closer a text gets to the blast, the more it resembles it formally—fragmented, hybrid, lacking in fixed boundaries and conventional structure. For Kowal, this is a question of imaginative proximity, not actual historical experience. So the closest...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
... human history in terms of geologic time, and scalar relativity, the idea that scales—including the scale of the Anthropocene—are constructed and hence normative. I then argue that the novel form's ability to deform linear timescales—specifically, its capacity to induce affective experiences of presence...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 November 2020
... its strongest, though, when it moves from relatively broad and familiar narratological concepts (like the unreliable narrator) to implicature and inference at the level of the sentence. Tobin has published widely in cognitive linguistics, and chapter 4, “The Naming of Things,” mobilizes that expertise...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 August 2003
... relatively recent product, emerging in thd mid-nineteenth-century through the emergence of eugenics, statis- tics, and medical science. Adolphe Quetelet's invention of statistics or Francis Galton's eugenics research helped create a statistical average individual (l'homme moyen) that was the...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 August 2007
... literary works are mu& less powerful. So, for instance, his analy- sis of Richard Steere's "Earths Felicities, Heaven's Allowances" (1713) that opens his first chapter focuses more on description than analysis of this relatively obscure work, as does his treatment of early American novels of the...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (e.g., Elizabeth Hamilton, Susan Ferrier, Christian Isobel Johnstone). The density of the sympathetic close readings that mike goode | scott’s edinburgh 135 Duncan performs on some of these relatively obscure texts sometimes risks submerging...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2011
... existed at least since Trollope’s time: an uneasiness about the unpredictability of investing in shares and the attenuated, indeed, imaginary relationship that obtains between investors and the objects of their investment” (65). While the bad speculator makes investments that have relatively little...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 517–520.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., which necessitates an apocalyptic, deus ex machina conclusion. Using the same raw materials as the Coens, Cerasulo tells a more optimistic story in which preten- tious American modernists, forced to negotiate a relatively happy medium between elite literary form and the new, larger audience of...