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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and individuation are analogous to the source of sovereignty itself, “man's mind alone.” When Verney later exclaims “Thou, England, wert the triumph of man!” what makes England and mankind look like synonyms is this model of sovereignty as isolation leading to extension, individuation become reduplication. But just...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nancy Armstrong This essay looks at the form of sovereignty that Alexis de Tocqueville saw as uniquely American in relation to the form of self-sovereignty that had developed in eighteenth-century England and France. By 1840, American democracy had, in Tocqueville's view, become the perfect...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the permeation and power of life-interest in defining the contemporary imagination of sovereignty, domination, and agency. Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 microeconomics sovereignty biopolitics gamification contemporary literature Since the late 1990s in North America and Britain, the field...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Lloyd Pratt ELMER JONATHAN , On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World ( New York : Fordham UP , 2008 ), pp. 256 , cloth, $75.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Sovereignty in the Atlantic World jonathan...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... (1995) alongside his recent collection of critical essays, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual (2006) and queries the extent to which Treuer's exploration of the universal nature of fiction meshes with various articulations of indigenous sovereignty and tribal independence. In doing so it examines...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 May 2017
... , The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2015 ), pp. 320, cloth, $95.00 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Narrative cannot but remain allegorical, since the object it attempts to represent—namely the social...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty . Trans. Schwab George . Cambridge : MIT P , 1985 . Split Decision arne de boever, States of Exception in the Contemporary Novel: Martel, Eugenides, Coetzee, Sebald (New York: Continuum, 2012), pp...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 515–518.
Published: 01 November 2010
... with the modern presidency as a site where an authentic form of national sovereignty could—or at least should—emerge above the grubby vicissitudes of partisan politics. Although the office of chief executive is by definition a function of the state, in McCann’s account even the most skeptical, “anti-mythic...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to give and take life, sovereignty consequently becomes the power to substitute life for death and death for life—that is, to treat the living as if dead and the dead as if alive, to exchange human lives like commodities, and to replace both persons and things. In that living death disturbs the semiotic...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Regenia Gagnier Nathan Hensley , Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2017 ), pp. 320 , cloth, $90.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty riveted my attention from page 1...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to be a widespread acceptance of the radicality of racial conflict in early national America, but I do so also with Michel Foucault's lectures on race war and its relation to the theory of sovereignty in the background. For Foucault, an analytic of race war emerges in modern Europe as a way...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 155–159.
Published: 01 May 2022
...: “These spaces have one thing in common: within them, the puncturing and gradation of territorial sovereignty doesn't erase state power but extends it throughout putatively ‘global’ space” (8). If Hart's theoretical move is familiar—revealing what appears externalized to a given system to actually be integral...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., and the politics of genres in the early modern period. He is currently at work on a book deaiing with the physics of sovereignty in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. CATHY N. DASIDSON is the Ruth F. DeVamey Professor of English and John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 473–475.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to come out of “the salvage bin of early print culture” (31) to serve as a conceptual hinge between early modern accounts of sovereignty and the development of the novel. From the perspective of Lee's reading of Clarissa , we discover that not only Daniel Deronda 's queer cast of characters (from...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... political sovereignty and the power over life and death has developed into the biopolitical power of the modern nation-state to decide a ‘‘state of exception epitomized by the Nazi concentration camps, in which the indi- vidual is reduced to a form of ‘‘bare life a mere biological existence without legal...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 163–185.
Published: 01 August 2023
... concealed acts of land appropriation; that democracy and liberalism are fundamentally incompatible forms of political organization; that the “state of exception” delimits true political sovereignty; and especially that the constitutive feature of “the political” must always be a friend/enemy distinction...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 187–189.
Published: 01 August 2007
... coincided with considerable anxiety over the interrelated questions of colonial sovereignty in New England and royal sovereignty in England. The first of the two Rowlandson chapters reads her narrative, together with Joseph Rowlandson's ap- pended sermon, as endorsing Increase Mather's...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1968 . Mills , Charles W. Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1998 . Newman , David . “Geopolitics Renaissant: Territory, Sovereignty and the World Political Map.” Ed. Newman. 1 –16. Newman , David , ed...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the subject of politics and the question of time. The first point concerns how one conceives of the supplement. Basically, for Derrida, ‘‘democracy to come’’ is a kind of supplement to politics thought as sovereignty. There is at the core of Derrida’s vision this idea that politics is sovereignty. My point...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2020
... derives from the strength of its arrangements, rather than sovereignty. These formal features of gatherings afford a model of collectivity for historical conditions when social ties need to be rearticulated under duress. In developing this model of fiction's gathering agency, I aim to provide...