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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Scott J. Juengel Reviews ‘‘Much Study Is a Weariness of the Flesh’’ elizabeth r. napier, Falling into Matter: Problems of Embodiment in English Fiction from Defoe to Shelley (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2012), pp. 304, cloth, $85.00...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nicholas Daly In this short article, Daly considers the history of literary cultural studies from its heyday in the 1990s to its current more modest position. There are a number of reasons one could adduce for its slide into relative marginality, including the predictable dilution...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
...David Chioni Moore JAY PAUL , Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies ( Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2010 ), pp. 248 , cloth, $65.00 , paper, $19.95 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Full-Spectrum Global Literary Studies PAUL...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 332–335.
Published: 01 August 2013
....” PMLA 126 . 4 ( 2011 ): 900 – 911 . Modernist Literature and the New Celebrity Studies JONATHAN GOLDMAN, Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity (Austin: U of Texas P, 2011), pp. 204, cloth, $55.00. Jonathan Goldman’s first book, Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2010 . Reviews Literary and/as Literacy Studies BIRGIT BRANDER RASMUSSEN, Queequeg’s Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Litera­ ture (Durham...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Stephen Ross This article contends that contemporary modernist studies' break with the previous model of High Modernism uncannily repeated modernism's own declared break with the nineteenth century. A key marker of this repetition is the flurry of publications addressing modernism's relationship...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jed Esty Lukácsian narrative theory remains influential in literary studies despite the fact that many of its principles and conclusions seem specific to novel production within the industrializing heartland of the nineteenth-century European nation-state. Starting with the premise that two...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Freud states in Studies on Hysteria that “it is difficult to attribute too much sense” to what may seem minor details (such as tics), neurology tends to grant them no meaning whatsoever. Where does this leave a literary-critical hermeneutics that has tended to take the Freudian view here as its default...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ben Parker This essay reconsiders the connection between the narrative closure of the Sherlock Holmes stories and their ideological and scientific contexts. Previous studies have taken contemporary scientific discourse to provide Holmes with his famed method of solving crimes. I argue that said...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Peter D. McDonald When J. Hilllis Miller first coined the phrase “the ethics of reading” in the mid-1980s, it constituted a decisive intervention in the overheated debates about the merits of deconstruction, inaugurating the so-called ethical turn within Anglo-American literary studies. Yet it also...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 253–274.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Elizabeth Outka This article takes up Rita Felski's recent call to modernists to explore how Bruno Latour's latest work on actor-network theory might be adapted for literary studies. It examines two accounts of World War I soldiers who (allegedly) return from the dead in material form: Virginia...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The present examination of John Henry Days attempts to bridge such valuable conversations about form and description. This article argues that as John Henry Days grapples with describing forms that constantly remake themselves, it takes a position akin to science and technology studies scholar Michael Lynch's...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as metaphor, reading as a case study Ian McEwan's The Children Act . McEwan's novel dramatizes a conflict between religion and the secular law, which is an example of the type of dispute that Jean-François Lyotard identifies in The Differend : a dispute that is unresolvable because the process for regulating...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Z. Andrade Until recently, studies of postcolonial African novels emphasized the genre's relation to anticolonial critique and its expression of collective resistance. In response to the overwhelming assumption that novels from Africa were primarily anthropological artifacts rather than works...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... studies. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London: Verso, 1991 . Bakhtin , M. M. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daniel Hack This essay argues that a combination of the frequently opposed methods of book history and reception studies, on the one hand, and those of formal analysis and close reading, on the other, is needed to illuminate the cultural work done by and with novels. Taking as my example...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Dierdra Reber Given the cultural ascendance of visuality, what is the place of the written text within visual culture? Are there ways in which written narrative strategies privilege image over word? This essay studies how three Latin American texts move generationally toward the current era...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... as nothing more than an efficacious fiction used to mask a state of perpetual war, one in which civilians are the primary targets and anything that can be seen can be destroyed. (The latter attitude, curiously, is held both by military elites and by many of their critics in war and conflict studies...