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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... However, it is precisely this adventitious circulation of letters that breaks the information blockage of the novel and opens a pathway to erotic resolution of the love lives of the two sisters, Elinor and Marianne. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Resistance on the Circuit...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
... ‘the standard Civil Rights narrative’ to celebrate the plurality and fluidity of blackness” ( 16 ), one way to find these narratives is to embrace literatures from different parts of the diaspora, especially those that also address vulnerability and resistance in uniquely different ways. Novels in the age...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Tom McCarthy Abstract This article was originally delivered as the keynote address at the fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies, University of Pittsburgh, May 13, 2016. Copyright © 2018 by Tom McCarthy 2018 contemporary novel cartography resistance Thank you...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Z. Andrade Until recently, studies of postcolonial African novels emphasized the genre's relation to anticolonial critique and its expression of collective resistance. In response to the overwhelming assumption that novels from Africa were primarily anthropological artifacts rather than works...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 547–565.
Published: 01 November 2022
...—with an all‐too‐real network of violence hard‐wiring them imperceptibly to each other. Beyond the latent dialectic of these disjunct prose episodes, the novel critiques a world “formed” on quite different principles, whose geopolitical systems it confronts on fiction's own resistant verbal terms. To argue...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Michal Peled Ginsburg Discussions of closure, which played an important role in the analysis of novels in the heyday of narratology, associated the open text with a subversive resistance to containment and the failure or inability to fix meaning. Such a description fails to account for narratives...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... doubling of Jekyll and Hyde than the numbing insistence of a modest signifier (the word something ) that measures this novella's—and the Victorian novel's—resistance to the human. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 There’s Something about Hyde Jules Law It would seem to go without saying...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
....) In resisting these two positions, the essay turns to Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow as a novelistic meditation on the target ontologized—that is, on the emergence of a world in which to be is ostensibly to be seen through crosshairs. Although Pynchon's novel at once implicates itself and schools its reader...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... do not exemplify narrative desire, as Peter Brooks argued in Reading for the Plot as much as frustrate it. A close reading of Tristram Shandy shows that Laurence Sterne intended his novel to resist what he saw as a series of related mid-eighteenth-century cultural developments: a paradigm shift...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (on the model of polyglossia) polydoxy , which stages the intersection of profoundly disjunctive belief systems within a single piece of fiction. He produced texts with central mysteries that seem to court a variety of explanations but finally resist the triumph of any one explanatory schema over its...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 263–282.
Published: 01 August 2022
... economic landscape allows her to explore sites of anti-capitalist resistance that are often dismissed by traditional Marxists (and postmodern liberals) still wedded to a rigid Hegelian dialectic. Anticipating the insights of analytical Marxists and network theorists as well as the historical trajectory...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Sartre's unfinished tetralogy The Roads to Freedom (1945–49) to Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook (1962) and Peter Weiss's trilogy The Aesthetics of Resistance (1975–81). Building on Alain Badiou's understanding of the militant subject's “fidelity” to the revolution, the article describes the dialectical...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
...—and by contrast the seeming limitlessness of the corporate state of mind—prepares us to understand how the novel resists an epistemological system into which it incorporated and how, in doing so, it shifts the kinds of questions we ask of the novel from those of what does the novel know ? to how is the novel...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and resist the natural laws that determine their fate. Two scenes in Far from the Madding Crowd are worth reading with this in mind. In the first, Oak wakes in the middle of the night to find that his confused dog has chased his flock off a cliff. “Ovey, ovey, ovey!” Not a single bleat. He went...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to address the socioeconomic conditions and search for means of resistance. I argue that this constitutes a return to realism in spite of the novels' diverse and unconventional forms. The essay ends with a comparison of two novels published at the start of the twenty-first century, one ostensibly realist...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., embodies a type that the most influential current of novel theory has made difficult to credit, perhaps even to recognize: the reverse quixote , a character who ostentatiously resists conflating literature and life or viewing the world and experience through the lens of literature—but who would benefit...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Caroline Levine Rosenthal Jesse , Good Form: The Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2017 ), pp. 272 , cloth, $45.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Should we be always resisting? Resistance has long been a watchword on the left...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 1999
...ERIK DUSSERE CAROLE ANNE TAYLOR, The Tragedy and Comedy of Resistance: Reading Modernity Through Black Women’s Fiction (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), pp. 288, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Intercultural Transmission CAROLE...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2023
... temporality renders it protean and unpredictable, resistant to a tidy story of development. Nicolazzo distinguishes her approach from Foucauldian studies of literature and the police. Her attention is not on disciplinary power or the formation of subjectivity. It is on action: the creativity with which...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and his implicit (and deconstruction's pronounced) critique. Most significant to Roughley's project is the problem of how to describe influence. Given that Joyce himself resisted strict models of appropriation, the nature of influence in Joyce has remained mysterious. Moreover, deconstruction...