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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 171–174.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Subject STACEY MARGOLIS, The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Durham: Duke UP, 2005), pp. 248, cloth, $74.95, paper, $21.95. Edward Bellamy's 1888 story "To Whom This May Come" describes a community of mind- readers, people whose every thought and desire is...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Woodlanders seems to foster sympathy for rural folk who get caught up and reconfigured in state fantasy, it ultimately indicts sympathy and, by extension, its appropriation by the modern liberal state. With its radical doubt about the stability of the subject and its incisive critique of the politics of...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Silverman , Kaja . Male Subjectivity at the Margins . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Stevenson , Robert Louis . The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde . New York: Bantam, 1985 . Veeder , William . “Questions of Text.” Veeder and Hirsch 3 –58. Veeder , William and Gordon...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Victorians: Liberal Culture and the Aesthetic . Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2004 . Abstraction and the Subject of Novel ­Reading: Drifting through Romola David Kurnick Two compelling recent accounts of fictional characterization, perhaps unsurpris- ingly, take George...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sarah Winter This essay locates the subject of human rights in the narrative forms of J. M. Coetzee's novels Waiting for the Barbarians and Foe through an interpretation drawing on Jacques Rancière's theory of dissensus and tracing the novel's historical relations to the equitable and remedial...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 August 2000
...KARI WEIL CLAUDIA MOSCOVICI, Gender and Citizenship: The Dialectics of Subject-Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture (Oxford: Rowan and Littlefield, 2000), pp. 144, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Androgyny and the Citizen-Subject...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2000
...ANN ARDIS TAMAR KATZ, Impressionist Subjects: Gender, Interiority, and Modernist Fiction in England (Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000), pp. 288, cloth, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Modernizing the Female Subject TAMAR KATZ...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Possibilities of Transformation within the Capitalist World Economy.” African Studies Review 17 ( 1974 ): 1 –26. Afkican Literature, Modernism, and the Problem ofPolitica1 Subjectivity NICHOLAS BROWN What does it mean to talk about the politics of form? In...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . Wall Cynthia . The Prose of Things: Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2006 . Novel Objects, Virtual Subjects julie park, The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2010...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... context, dasein (being there) does not describe slave subjectivity as much as would a term such as arbeitsein (being in work). But contemporary scholars have raised concerns about positing black alterity. Madhu Dubey, for one, cautions against situating African American cultural production in “residual...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... her female narratee, the story of the heterosexual subject, which the eighteenth-century novel seems bent on confirming, is revealed as a story of the failure or incompleteness of the novel's own heteronormative project. Nineteenth-century novels eschew the structure of what I call the sapphic...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Butler Judith . The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1997 . Chytry Joseph . The Aesthetic State: A Quest in Modern German Thought . Berkeley : U of California P , 1989 . Derrida Jacques . “This Strange Institution Called Literature...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
...DIANNE F. SADOFF Non-legitimate Authorship in an Age of Anxious Subjectivity BEmLONWN, Writing Double: Women's Literary Partnerships (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999), pp. 232 + xii, cloth, $45.00, paper, $18.95. Introducing her book with apologies for having chosen...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Farrington. New York: Penguin 1967 . Gilroy , Paul . The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1993 . Hartman , Saidiya V. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America . New York: Oxford UP, 1997 . Howe...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... constitutes markers of a story that can be categorized as historical fiction, this essay reads Truong's treatment of these figures as the vehicle through which she problematizes the act of giving a particular experience or subject historical presence. The essay explores how Truong uses Stein's modernist...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 97–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Naomi Milthorpe The tension between precisions and generalities that catches scholars seeking to define the character of literary modernism fruitfully animates the work of novelist Henry Green. Green takes as his subject matter the ordinary stuff of life—commonplace language, routine experiences...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... gamification of life in twenty-first-century capital, I unpack the role that individual interest in self-preservation plays in constituting contemporary political subjectivity. I read this dynamic in relation to the account of the subject of interest offered by Michel Foucault and argue that what I call life...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nathan K. Hensley Abstract All aesthetic forms presuppose and in turn ratify a regime of perception by which subjects apprehend their world. This essay surveys key areas of the contemporary cultural field—prestige television, gallery art, mass-market best sellers, and the literary novel—to describe...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... emergent forms of life in spaces where ideological forces have ceded to material ones. The speculative mutations in these texts give body to various forms of emergent, unconceptualized, or fantastic subjectivities, homologous with but not reducible to the “real” mutations taking place in South African...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... sentimentalized subjectivity appears the flimsiest cover for the abject incapacity into which Trollope fears any subject can slide. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Derrida , Jacques . The Truth in Painting . Trans. Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987...