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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 140–145.
Published: 01 May 2022
... on the separability of a voice from a speaker and its travel in time and space. It is a phonographic, if not also radiophonic insight, Bakhtin writing against a new backdrop of sound technology. But where the phonograph has tended to garner more scholarly attention—“literary studies has a gramophone problem,” writes...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of national consanguinity. What remains to be theorized in relation to this, however, is the significance of the novel's predominant obsession with sound, both as literary style and as narrative event. This essay proposes that by considering the scientific and literary sources of the sonic framework of incest...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 428–431.
Published: 01 November 2006
... overseas adventures but did not contest or undermine the multifarious desires that fueled those adventures. That is the powerhl sense one comes away with h-om reading this thoughtful book. PRITI JOSHI, Ut~iversityof Puget Sound ...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to the rising science of architectural acoustics and to the social imperative to control sound in urban spaces. It argues that Woolf responds to the psychological and social exigencies of modern sound by integrating textual and architectural listening modes in an acoustic hermeneutic : a listening practice...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of his own work and his interfacing with a set of “displacements” running through and around various “vanguards.” Along the way, he discusses dead media, money, sound, post-Snowden politics as a literary problem, and the financial utility of Finnegans Wake . Copyright © 2018 by Nicholas Huber and Tom...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... House (1927) turns away from the possibilities explored by Lawrence, Hemingway, Woolf, Proust, Joyce, Faulkner, and Fitzgerald, seeking instead moments of aesthetic translucence, the overlay of one image, or one sound, on top of another. Such moments of overlay (or overtone) encapsulate the problem...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 503–507.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Steve Nathaniel Julie Beth Napolin , The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form ( New York : Fordham UP , 2020 ), pp. 288 , paper, $30.00 . Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 In spite of Jonathan Sterne's optimistic anointing of the “sound student...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the boundary lines of national culture” ( 47 ). In defining American speech, Roosevelt also sinisterly demarked an un-American exclusionary zone. 16 In “Beckett's Speaking Machines: Sound Radiophonics and Acousmatics,” Emilie Morin focuses on how new audio technologies introduced modernist literary...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of well-known texts; it also opens up less familiar areas that are well worth exploring further. One of these is the novel's intersection with music and musicology, as well as the field of sound studies. It is worth remembering that Bakhtin also conceived of the novel in sonic or sonorous terms...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Victorian fiction that Stewart calls “novel violence”: the pattern of crushed hope, sub- dued ambition, or tamed outrage, and its twinned microeffect in the swerves and distor- tions of syntax or diction or sound. The critical method Stewart proposes for apprehending this effect he calls “narratography...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . Urbana : U of Illinois P , 2000 . Sartre Jean Paul . “On The Sound and the Fury: Time in the Work of Faulkner.” 1939 . Rpt. in The Sound and the Fury. By William Faulkner. Norton Critical Edition. Ed. David Minter. New York: Norton, 1993. 265–71 . Schnog Nancy . “‘The Comfort...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Faulkner is the complex sense of time that permeates Faulkner’s greatest achievements, which Weinstein considers to be the breathtaking succession of novels published between 1929 and 1936 that includes The Sound and the Fury (1929), As I Lay Dying (1930), Sanctuary (1931), Light in August (1932...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Chapter 3 investigates sound and autoethnography through an analysis of the famous story of Chinese poet and musician Ts’ai Yen that closes Maxine Hong Kingston’s memoir The Woman Warrior. The last two chapters revisit the realist novel: chapter 4 examines A Gesture Life by Chang-rae Lee, a Korean...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the animal’s full bodily response and absorption in its surroundings, affecting muzzle, tail, nostrils, and foot. Harboring a “message,” smell is again figured as a particularly meaningful medium between the wolf and his surroundings. Subse- quent passages intimate comparable qualities of sound...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Chesney Wold since the English Civil War. It is not an apparition as much as an aural presence that echoes the sound of people's footsteps whenever “disgrace” is near. As Jonathan Arac points out, ghosts in Bleak House “are not supernatural at all; their explanation is social,” as they “arise from...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and after it has been exposed to humidity, the touch and the sound of a typewriter, and the dissociation that comes with seeing their names on the cover of a book. These experiences cannot but leave a mark on the texts that Africans write. Achebe’s Nigerian readers, even today, are likely to have read...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 May 2007
...BENJAMIN WIDISS Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Bleikasten , André . Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying . 1970. Revised ed. Trans. Roger Little. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1973 . Bleikasten , André . The Ink of Melancholy: Faulkner’s Novels from The Sound...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . New York : Random House , 1981 . Faulkner William . The Sound and the Fury . New York : Vintage International , 1990 . Fludernik Monika . An Introduction to Narratology . Trans. Häusler-Greenfield Patricia and Fludernik Monika . London : Routledge , 2009...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... but also because of its Won- derlandian sound. On the one hand, the repetition of the two hard c’s and two soft sibilants in ‘‘caucus-race’’ has a doubled sound characteristic of Wonderland. It supports sonically the pervasive and chiastic looking-glass logic of Tweedledee and Tweedledum and seems...