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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 501–517.
Published: 01 November 2022
...—the violence—of Vietnam as a coherent discourse. As a result, they not only demand but also assume interpretation. Finally, the fact that Leslie Gelb, the Department of Defense editor of the Papers , officially introduced its more than seven thousand pages with a pointed reference to Moby‐Dick encourages us...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Neil Ten Kortenaar Abstract Marlon James's A Brief History of Seven Killings fictionalizes a historical incident, the shooting of Bob Marley in Kingston in 1976, and the larger political, economic, and cultural forces that led to it and emerged from it. Real people can enter fiction and retain...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 393–397.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Theodore Martin Serpell C. Namwali , Seven Modes of Uncertainty Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2014 , pp. 408, Hardcover, $49.95 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 C. Namwali Serpell's Seven Modes of Uncertainty is, among other things, a bravura performance. I do...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and changes internal to the discipline of English have had on literary studies; and third, to read closely seven recent literary landmarks to illus- trate the globalization theories and literary-studies developments that the book sets forth. Global Matters is comprehensive, clear, and within the confines...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 175–177.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of privacy that the home could never actually provide. In a range of important works (including Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener," Douglass's "The Heroic Slave," Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables, and Thoreau's Walden), Shamir reads the concern with private space in the home as one aspect...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 371–374.
Published: 01 August 2010
...). In his Paris Review interview with George Plimpton, Hemingway talked about the writer’s need to observe and then to write on “the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it underwater for every part that shows” (235). The demand for authorial knowledge and for proportional relationship...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., Not Now (Full Speed Ahead, Seven Missiles, Seven Missives) .” Trans. Porter Catherine and Lewis Philip . Diacritics 14 . 2 ( 1984 ): 20 – 31 . Dimock Wai Chee . “ Critical Response I: Low Epic .” Critical Inquiry 39 . 3 ( 2013 ): 614 – 31 . Dimock Wai Chee...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., embracing neither side but instead attempting to adapt the power of the curse to their own ends. In House of the Seven Gables , for example, he sees Hawthorne as both intrigued by the power of curse (as articulated by Matthew Maule and embodied in the figure of Holgrave) and determined to distance himself...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2016
... rather than through his tutor texts, an approach that has the advantage of making the theoretical framework central to his argument. A disadvantage is that none of the seven texts receives sustained interpretive treatment, so that the reader looking for a comprehensive reading of, say, DeLillo's...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 521–524.
Published: 01 November 2011
... boundaries, or stops time altogether. In such texts as Washington Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle” and Nathanial Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables and in such genres as the historical romance, early southwestern humor, and African American life writing, Pratt identifies conflicting temporal registers...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 May 2021
... [1929]) and William Empson ( Seven Types of Ambiguity [1930], and The Structure of Complex Words [1951]). This Cambridge philology intensely focused on the potential plurality of meaning within single words, and to this Williams added the Marxism that mobilized his politics and view of history...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in the sixth and seventh chapters, where he studies early African American takes on interiorization in Martin Delany’s Blake and Hannah Crafts’s The Bondwoman’s Narrative 128 novel | spring 2011 and follows them with readings of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Century. REBECCA L. WALKOWITZ is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. She is the author of Cosmopolitari Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation (2006) and editor or co-editor of seven bde, including lmmipnt Fictions: Contemporary Literature in an Age of Globalization (2007...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of seven writers all taking a quite similar quantitative/statistical approach to book culture. In his brief preface, Moretti identifies "three different registers" to be used to make sense of a new notion of the history of the novel. One he calls "Essays," or "works of ab- straction, synthesis...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the case: a great attempt at reducing unpredictability and re-balancing the narrative system. Let me give you an example from The Story of the Stone: after six or seven hundred pages, the two young undeclared lovers, Bao-yu and Dai-yu, have one of their many fights; Dai-yu leaves, and Bao-yu, left...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Poetry and Tales . New York: Library of America, 1984 . 826 -32. Sacks , Oliver . “A Surgeon's Life.” An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales . New York: Vintage, 1995 . 77 -107. Schwartz , Jeffrey M. with Beverly Bayette. Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that is scathing in its political assessment and far-reaching in its implications, delineating an alternative model of political association by undermining and reconfiguring the very form of thinking that it attacks. In the loss and guilt borne by Estha and Rahel, only seven years old when first informed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... them to their future lives: “Also at the head of the crowd were Delores, seven years old, and her brother Patrick, three years younger. Delores would live to be ninety-five years old, but her brother would die when he was forty-seven, shot three times by a man as Patrick came out of the man’s...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 385–392.
Published: 01 August 2016
... . Vidal-Naquet Pierre . “ The Shields of Heroes: Essay on the Central Scene of the Seven against Thebes .” Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece , by Vernant Jean-Pierre and Vidal-Naquet Pierre . Trans. Lloyd Janet . New York : Zone Books , 1990 . 273 – 300 . Whitmarsh Tim...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that computers can position annotations at the bottom of the page, why are there no less than forty-seven pages of often lengthy and thoughtful notes closeted away in the back, where they will surely gather dust? ...