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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... into interpretative frameworks it explicitly rejects exemplifies precisely the kind of immodesty challenged in this work. Moving between readings of criticisms of Saturday and readings of the novel itself, the essay argues that McEwan's work promotes an ethos of modesty, challenging immodest conceptions of public...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
... , ed. Aesthetics and Ideology . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1994 . McEwan , Ian . Saturday . New York: Anchor, 2005 . Nehamas , Alexander . Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in the World of Art . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007 . Ohmann , Richard...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
... with the political work that literature can do. The importance of post-9/11 literature, however, depends on its ability to rewrite itself in the coordinate system of geopolitical affairs. This essay reads Don DeLillo's Falling Man and Ian McEwan's Saturday as symptomatic of the ambivalent literary reaction...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson , 1981 . McEwan Ian . Saturday . New York : Random House , 2006 . Mintz Alan . George Eliot and the Novel of Vocation . Cambridge, MA : Harvard UP , 1978 . Moore Caroline . “A Brutal Invasion of Privacy.” Telegraph 1 Feb...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 359–363.
Published: 01 August 2016
... “often answer questions of right action against the needs of human flourishing and find their most reliable measure of the good in sustained practices of self-abasement” ( 93 ). Chapter 3, “Time and Terror,” turns to the legacies of 9/11 and considers McEwan's Saturday , Don DeLillo's Falling Man...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of closing the two-­cultures divide, as the juxtaposition of passages from Antonio Damasio and Samuel Beckett at the end of his essay fascinatingly illustrates. Thom Dancer’s “Toward a Modest Criticism: Ian McEwan’s Saturday” posits the distinction between epistemological “modesty” and “immodesty...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to McEwan's earlier Saturday (2005) because of its focus on the relation between cultures, “science (again represented by medicine), art, and religion (confronted with the secular law)” ( Soetaert and Rutten 80 ). They identify McEwan as part of the “Third Culture Club,” aligned with the New Atheist...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Love . 1997 . New York : Anchor , 1998 . ———. Saturday . New York : Doubleday , 2005 . Metzinger Thomas . Being No One: The Self-Model Theory of Subjectivity . Cambridge : MIT P , 2004 . Nagel Thomas . “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?” Philosophical Review 83 ( 1974...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
...); the operating theater where surgeons come together with malfunctions, or “time bombs,” in the human brain (McEwan’s Saturday); the Plexiglas cube suspended over the Thames containing illusionist David Blaine on a hunger strike in imita- tion of Kafka’s “The Hunger Artist” (Barker’s Clear). You get the idea...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2021
... genres, some recognizable—thrillers and spy fiction—and some new: the Muslim misery memoir. Perhaps the most interesting and revealing chapter is the one that brings together the reading of Updike's The Terrorist , McEwan's Saturday , and Amis's collection of essays, The Second Plane...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., Bonner was so successful because he played the part of a better editor-cum-husband than did, say, Henry Peterson (editor of Saturday Evening Post), who acted the part of a “possessive husband” (93), or editors at the elite Harper’s Monthly who “alienated” women writers. Dowling clearly does...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in these studies—such as Frederic Beigbeder's Windows on the World (2004), Art Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers (2004), Ian McEwan's Saturday (2005), Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2006), John Updike's Terrorist (2006), and Don DeLillo's Falling Man (2007)—she can...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
... may at first appear. First, and most literally, the Tatler itself was published in synchrony with most of the major London news­ papers, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays—the three days when the posts sherman | the play of pulse and sprawl 109 left London...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to produce exceptional analyses. Re- interpreting the axiom of anger in John Osborne's Look Back in Anger and Alan Sillitoe's Saturday Night and Sunday Illorning, Kalliney argues that the anger here is "fuzzy and unstable" as the narratives and protagonists deploy it situationally (114). Rather...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Dogs (1992) and Saturday (2005) are positioned within the context of “a newly emergent Anglo- British contemporaneity” (37), where the latter novel’s juxtaposition of the Perowne fam- ily’s defensively apolitical domesticity with the worldwide demonstrations against the Iraq war illustrates...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., and embodied. Recent “neuronovels” such as Ian McEwan’s Saturday (2005) have engaged thematically with this research but, in Waugh’s view, have paradoxically perpetuated a myth of an “inward turn” that supposedly began with mod- ernist stream-of-consciousness techniques. Waugh returns to the scene...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 158–180.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 2000 . “Unsigned Review of The Woman in White.” The Critic Aug. 25 , 1860 : 233 –34. “Unsigned Review of The Woman in White.” The Guardian Aug. 29 , 1860 : 780 –81. “Unsigned Review of The Woman in White.” The Saturday Review Aug. 25 , 1860 : 249 –50...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... : Macmillan , 1998 . “The People's Almoner.” London Review 21 March 1863 : 300 – 301 . Reed John R. “Soldier Boy: Forming Masculinity in Adam Bede.” Studies in the Novel 33 ( 2001 ): 268 – 84 . Review of Adam Bede. Saturday Review 26 Feb. 1859 : 250 – 51 . Rpt...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of Selborne: The grasshopper-lark began his sibilous note in my fields last Saturday. Nothing can be more amusing than the whisper of this little bird, which seems to be close by though at an hundred yards distance; and when close at your ear, is scare any louder than when a great way off...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Gilbreth Frank B. Jr. , and Carey Ernestine Gilbreth . Cheaper by the Dozen . New York : Perennial Classics , 2002 . “ A Great Churchwoman .” Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art 95 . 2477 ( 1903 ): 488 – 89 . Grierson Helen . “ Families of the Past...