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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The present examination of John Henry Days attempts to bridge such valuable conversations about form and description. This article argues that as John Henry Days grapples with describing forms that constantly remake themselves, it takes a position akin to science and technology studies scholar Michael Lynch's...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of these misgivings in the science of acoustics, whereby acoustic scientists strove to suppress extraneous noises by studying the behavior of sound in and around distinct listening spaces, such as concert halls. However, acoustics should not be mistaken as a strictly empirical approach to architecture. The social...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
... African fiction genre fiction postcolonial fiction science fiction smart cities urban studies Something has happened to postcolonial fiction. Recent city novels set in the global South often depart from earlier postcolonial fiction, in which the sense of geopolitical possibility remained...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
... to intensify, rather than attenuate, somatic experience. Focusing on anomalous and neglected facts in the history of science and technology reveals the gaps created both by gradualist notions of "scientific progress" and by a Kuhnian model of collective paradigm shifts. And although Clayton does...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
...-but, then, we must also harbor doubts even about those grave doubts, and so on. Herbert's desire to find a way to prove that a connection exists between belief in abso- lute truth and coercive force leads him to elide the differences between technology and science-a distinction that such earlier...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by research labs, by the artificial intelligence industry, and in film, art, and literature. Bringing this technology into conversation with cultural and literary studies and the humanities, Rhee considers the ways in which it envisions the historical and current understanding of what it means to be human...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., a parody of a field its author abandoned, having majored in anthropology, studied with Melville Herskovits, and begun a PhD in anthropology before becoming a full-time writer. Henderson's buffoonery highlights the ordinariness of Africans he meets, precisely the effect that anthropologists sought...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... early, transforming real technological developments into the stuff of science fiction nightmares. In the novel's introduction, which blurs the line between fiction and reality, Crichton explains the real-life trajectory of American technological development since the foundation of Los Alamos in 1943...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Alexander R. Galloway Jagoda Patrick , Network Aesthetics ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2016 ), pp. 304 , paper, $27.50 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Good debates are invigorating. That digital media studies has thus far provided too few real debates is at least...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2000
... physiology and psychology throughout the study, examining the subjective character of vision (for example, in Eliot's Daniel Deronda), and most memorably in a chapter on hallucination and science fiction. Usefully addressing an issue and a body of work usually neglected in studies of Victo- rian...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
....” Blackwood's Magazine 91 ( May 1862 ): 564 -84. Reiser , Stanley Joel . Medicine and the Reign of Technology . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1978 . Thomas , Ron . Detective Fiction and the Rise of Forensic Science . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999 . Winter , Alison . Mesmerized...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2015
... as a science, one would have to study mathematics,” which he readily admits his book does not undertake. Instead, he relies on the “tropes, metaphors and models” (ibid.) that scientists have published about the implications of quantum theory. He thus distinguishes mathematical formulae from philosophical...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... become captivated by processes that have been evacuated of precisely the significant and affective relations that are Taylor's chief study: the real has not been rewired, it has been removed from our interpretative engagement. History, theology, and their real politics are subject to newer technologies...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
....” The Holodeck in the Garden: Science and Technology in Contemporary American Fiction . Ed. Freese Peter and B. Harris Charles. Normal: Dalkey Archive, 2004 . 163 –78. Delany , Samuel R. 1984: Selected Letters . Rutherford: Voyant, 2000 . ———. “The Para • doxa Interview: Inside and Outside...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
...: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America . Chapel Hill : U of North Carolina P , 2008 . Andrews Stephen Pearl . The Science of Society: The True Constitution of Government in the Sovereignty of the Individual as the Final Development of Protestantism, Democracy...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Malay Literature: Ahmad Rijaluddin and Munshi Abdullah.” Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde 134 ( 1978 ): 466 -87. Watt , Ian . Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding . Berkeley: U of California P, 1964 . History and the Work of Literature...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the crisscrossing theoretical investments of its day. The novel does not simply dramatize the waxing and waning of scholarly centers of gravity, from an earlier predominance of subject-oriented approaches such as trauma studies (itself perhaps thought to be superseded, according to a particular modish vision...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of critics’ names and concluding with a reference to D. A. Miller’s famous reading of Bleak House in The Novel and the Police. “But these studies typically take for granted the technology by which law as we know it was originally made possible” (80). Miller takes writing for granted? This assertion...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ursula K. Heise This essay examines the convergence of the science-fiction motif of terraforming with current discussions of the Anthropocene. In the process, it outlines a vision of the city, not as the antithesis to nature or a biological wasteland but as itself a form of nature. This vision...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 August 2010
...: The Politics of the Aesthetic in an American Suburb . London: Routledge, 2003 . Hones , Sheila , and Julia Leyda. “Geographies of American Studies.” American Quarterly 57 . 4 ( 2005 ): 19 –32. Hsu , Hsuan L. “Literature and Regional Production.” American Literary History 17 . 1...