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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the public sphere, which in the Turkish case has come to imply a realm that belongs to the state or its institutions ( kamu ), a strictly masculine space. Not being able to manifest herself within social structures, she fails to take part in the network of actual give-and-take that defines all...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... emancipation take him to propose a biological substratum as the irreducible site of a political affirmation. Thus Arguedas provides a thoroughly developed notion of positive biopolitics that has the potential to ground other engagements of colonial voices with the larger sphere of political domination...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a transformed public sphere. In Arthur Mervyn , the yellow fever epidemic works as a fantasy of exposure, an impossible kind of social transparency that ultimately serves as a map for comprehending the mysterious workings of a “connected age.” © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
...David A. P. Womble Abstract This essay argues that the Victorian novel recast the cognitive deficiencies associated with the mass as necessary traits for inhabiting a statistically rendered public sphere. In order to attribute personhood to an influx of potentially asocial bodies that fell short of...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the relation between private and public spheres. Recent Israeli literature and film consequently invite us to rethink the stylistic preoccupation of contemporary theories of world literature by asking how these media use aesthetic figures to give form to the concepts of freedom, necessity, and...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Madigan Haley This essay approaches the global as an ethos emergent within contemporary fiction, taking J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace (1999) as its primary example. Recent accounts of global or world literature have generally considered these solely as spheres of circulation, while dominant accounts of...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 May 2004
...KARIN WESTMAN MELBA CUDDY-KEANE, Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere . New York: Cambridge UP, 2003. pp. 237, $60.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Woolf in the World AIELBA CUVDY-KEANE, Virginia Woos the Infellecfunl, nnd fhe Public...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Scott Selisker Melley Timothy , The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State ( Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2012 ) , pp. 304, paper , $26.95 . Szalay Michael , Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party ( Stanford : Stanford UP , 2012 ) , pp...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 August 2000
... "androgynous" citizen. Indeed, novels in particular provided a convenient testing ground for republican theory, Moscovici argues. Under the forces of realism, the breakdown in the division between a masculine, public sphere and a feminine, private sphere takes center stage. Building on feminist...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... latter. In her hands, such various terms and concepts as social space, the public sphere, the home, acquire new significance as they are routed through a highly detailed genealogy of a histor- ically new form of residence. Combining exhaustive and original archival research, theoret- ical...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
... chapters, Smith traces the changing parameters of the American public sphere as it is democratized and radicalized amid the increasingly violent struggle over slavery and the changing role of law in this new environment. He first tells the story of the law, beginning with the widespread suspicion among...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 August 2011
... from mass culture by a “great divide.” According to this story, elite writers of the period watched the rise of new commercialized forms of entertainment and communication with alarm, fearing the capac- ity of these forms to fracture and disperse a unified public sphere. In Frantic Panoramas...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2001
... prescient but also more passionate in their analysis of crowds than other works of the period. One of the book's great strengths is its ability to demonstrate how ideas about the "public sphere" in the early nineteenth century were heterogeneous and contestatory-a fact that often escapes notice in...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Michigan State University where he teaches transatlantic 1nc)dernism and fill11 studies. His essay is part of a hook in progress on modernism, cmotivn, and the public sphere. JONATHAN E GOLDMAN teaches literature and film at Marymount Manhattan College. KA~<EN?'ONGSOXis Assistant Professor...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 November 2004
... figure of the crowd in American literature. Drawing heavily on Jurgen Habermas's account of the historical facticity as well as the normative potential of a "critical rational" "public sphere," Esteve argues that the Arneri- can writers between 1840 and 1934 who figured crowds prominently did...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 May 2014
... American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College. She is the author of The Gender of Freedom: Fictions of Liberalism and the Literary Public Sphere (2004) and New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649–1849 (forthcoming 2014). ...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Literary Public Sphere (20041 and is currently completing a book titled New World Drntnn: Tfrentre of the Attnntic, 1660-1850. EZRA TAW is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Coluinbia University and the author of The h?nkirrg of Rnciat Ser.ltiiiierit: Slnuery nnd fhr Birth...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... supplanted the criminal biography. These popular forms, in turn, gave voice to issues beyond the juridical sphere-issues primarily situated in a pri- vate realm that law both shaped and bypassed. The emergence of professional lawyering sharpens the critical lens through which Grossman reads...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 'spheres of influence"' (176). There is a belated echo of formalism in this kind of attribution of good citizenship to certain kinds of literary works; the idiom is in some ways closer to that of F.O. Matthiessen than to, say, Walter Benn Michaels, for whom language manifestly fails to estrange...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
... this critique of affect do to current critical notions of how modernism understands the role of emotion in negotiating modernity's me- diated public sphere? To answer these questions, my argument begins with the simple observation that much of the slapstick comedy of the novel comes at the...