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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Timothy Wientzen DUFFY ENDA , The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism ( Durham : Duke UP , 2009 ), pp. 320 , cloth, $84.95 , paper, $23.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Reviews...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the concupiscence of readers who turn the pages only to get to the end. The coach whose stages are compared to the breaks between chapters in Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews becomes in Sterne's text the speeding post chaise, a new technology in the mid-eighteenth century, which carries Tristram in his flight from...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the accumulation of detail, as through a kind of supercharged observation and modulations of narrative pace and speed. If taxonomy ends in an array, the novel's typicality manifests itself more phenomenologically and affectively, through sentiments and hard‐to‐define sensations that include those of decline...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2015
... universality that predates digital code. Yet close read we must, insists Pressman, for “YHCHI's Dakota promotes both speed reading and close reading; and, in so doing, it demands that we adapt critical close reading practices to incorporate both modalities in order to analyze digital literature” (79...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 444–460.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Crudo: A Novel ( 2018 ), both of which were written and published with unusual speed to make them feel as contemporary as possible. Situating these novelistic experiments in the context of growing fears about the novel's diminishing cultural power in the age of instant communication, my readings...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
... but merely to assert as not really applicable here the view that Paul Virilio incites: that the accelerating speed of transport is completely political and the French Revolution one primal scene of the inseparability of transportation and politics (“the political idea of nations on the move was born...
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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 (2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the equation for general relativism again?" Einstein considered calling relativity the "theory of invariance" because the theory uses the absolute value of the speed of light to produce comprehensible calculations that will accurately describe the apparent alteration of shape, mass, energy, and time...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
... epoch: it increased the speed, regularity, and geographic reach of communication; it facilitated the development of new public infrastructure and a uniform system of addresses; it enabled the development of new genres of writing, new forms of literacy, new forms of entertainment, shifts...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 179–199.
Published: 01 August 2019
... abducted, kidnapped, and moved around by undisclosed agents. But at another level of plot that connects with that of history, a level that I suggest is carried largely by description, more vivid moments of uncertainty address the question of whether one is moving at all and, if so, at what speed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... into Insomniacs Lois Cucullu When in 1909 F. T. Marinetti declares the founding of futurism, a manifesto born by his own account of having pulled what in today’s vernacular would be an all-nighter, he does so by extolling “feverish insomnia” alongside “the beauty of speed” (251). Since then it has...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 494–498.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., in different ways, point to the circulation of information via networks like the internet and Minitel as the driving force for the breakdown of reality. If the “healthy membrane between real and invented worlds” (84) has broken down, it is because of the speed with which technologies like the Minitel...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... moral indicators actually double as economic indicators. Con- sider for example the problem of speed and economy, a problem present from the first line when “Selden pause[s] in surprise” (Wharton 25). The morally inflected judgment of speed suffuses the text. Mrs. Trenor adjures the young...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 May 2010
... (its hybridity) is precisely what has produced these formal instabilities. With the emergence of digital media and globalization (which func- tion to speed up the novelizing process), are we now seeing the novel’s disappear- ance into formlessness? The novel’s triumph is its demise, the moment we...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2003
..., by aristocratic land-holders. Forster links commerce to urban London, to the motor-car and the accompanying increase in the speed of life, and to overly cheap or opulent houses. Money from commerce, however, was becoming inextricably linked to the production of nostalgic space, as Forster knew...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 452–464.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., Melville's publisher, Harper and Brothers, sent copies of White-Jacket (1850) to every US Congress member in order to promote the novel's advocacy of the abolition of flogging in the US Navy ( Hayford and Sealts 31 ). By contrast, bots operate at great speed and huge volume, producing unpredictable effects...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... gratification of temporality, if not in danger of complete disappearance, serve as mere prologue to speed, instantaneity, and the pornography of visuality, combined with generalized amnesia masquerading under the guise of the archiving of every random thought, text message, and Web crawl. After conquering...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by the provincializing that Dipesh Chakrabarty invokes in mapping modernity beyond Europe. Particularly striking is Vadde's excavation of a rhetoric of temporality in which the paralytic slowness of the everyday that haunts Joyce's fiction not only expresses the decalage between metropolitan speed and colonial stasis...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and socialist concerns. Miller points to the coterie and small press as cultural entities that are not tied inexorably to elitist early modernism; rather, they function too as anticapitalist reactions against mass culture and the “express” production of news with its dependence on speed. The socialist effort...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Galaxy? Zala's mind spun. (153-54) Here, the style simulates the speed with which details accumulate about those "not on the TF list," a speed that over time becomes physically hurtful, unbearable. The alternations of energetic action and enervated submission or withdrawal happen...