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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Vaughn Rasberry In the years following the attacks of 9/11, the Cold War discourse of totalitarianism has resurfaced in connection with Islamist terrorism. Scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals across the ideological spectrum routinely characterize the global jihad as the “new...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 495–498.
Published: 01 November 2015
... splatters in Pollock, there may be no accidents in postmodernism. Postwar legal and political philosophers often defined democracy by its association with the rule of law, a commitment they contrasted with the seeming arbitrariness of totalitarian legal regimes. Lon L. Fuller, for example, bases his...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... NOVEL FALL 2014 evolved through scenes of the totalitarian state, the communist reeducation camp, the cult compound, and the terrorist cell. Indeed, 1Q84 itself suggests some of the contours of post–World War II political representation that the topos of the cult throws into relief: 1948...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 495–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... excesses of contemporary social science. For Arendt, stories, images, and poetic language were indispensable in grasping and judging the world around us, and she always refused to compartmentalize history, literature, and philosophy—which is why a book like The Origins of Totalitarianism (1950) is simply...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 163–185.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... ian.afflerbach@ung.edu Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 Cixin Liu Remembrance of Earth's Past Carl Schmitt totalitarianism science fiction Until the 1980s, anglophone scholars paid little attention to Carl Schmitt. Those few who did were more likely to speak his name with rank hostility...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 466–470.
Published: 01 November 2019
... desires for security as totalitarian, and displace local political projects with philosophically universal concerns. Voelz reads several works of American prose—Charles Brockden Brown's Arthur Mervyn , Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave-Girl , Willa Cather's The Professor's House...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 534–536.
Published: 01 November 2016
... describes as “novelists’ desire to be contemporary” (206): the project of trying to understand the particular manifestations and limitations of democracy as a consequence of the tension between the terms democracy and totalitarianism . The tension between these terms in the American context, Cucu shows...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
... omnipresent menace of neoconservative paranoia. Too much individuality must be bad for community, while too much community cannot but conjure the specters of totalitarian Gleichschaltung and oppression. The question of community, according to Lee, triggers “two vastly different responses” (1...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 501–517.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to examine human motives, the indulgence of wish-fulfilling rhetoric, the belief that historical reality is merely a question of economic or ethical values, the idea that literature should participate directly in the economic liberation of the masses, the equivocal relationship to communist totalitarianism...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., Arnold Rampersad, credits Ellison's insistence that the Brotherhood is an invention (“no more the Communist Party than Invisible Man's college is Tuskegee Institute”) but concedes that, “even so, it is the key metaphor Ellison uses to assail the totalitarian Left in its dealings with blacks...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to Literature . Vol. 1 . Trans. Shierry Weber Nicholson. New York: Columbia UP, 1991 . Arendt , Hannah . The Origins of Totalitarianism . San Diego: Harcourt, 1968 . Bakhtin , M. M. “The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism: Toward a Historical Typology of the Novel...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 104–124.
Published: 01 May 2001
...CHRISTOPHER HERBERT Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Arendt , Hannah . “On Humanity in Dark Times: Thoughts about Lessing.” Men in Dark Times . Trans. Clara and Richard Winston. New York: Harcourt, n.d. 3 –31. Arendt , Hannah . The Origins of Totalitarianism...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Heller-Roazen Daniel . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1998 . Arendt Hannah . The Origins of Totalitarianism . San Diego : Harcourt , 1966...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Fin de Siècle . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1996 . Arendt Hannah . On Violence . New York : Harvest , 1968 . ———. The Origins of Totalitarianism . New York : Harcourt Brace , 1975 . Arrighi Giovanni . Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-First Century...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the work of mourning. The politics of substitution, which is challenged, reinforced, and explored at various levels throughout the novel, also draws our attention to a vulnerability of the regime. Having achieved totalitarian power, why must the General continue to demand praise for himself...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
... freedom that women win when they earn their own living, would survive fascism. But the social space occu- pied by active, independent citizens . . . is the first thing that totalitarian regimes abolish” (171). The objection rests, however, on a set of significant oversights. In consigning fascism...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 492–495.
Published: 01 November 2011
... advertising. The paradox: “The novel is presented as the heroic antithesis of the advertisement, which stands for the coming totalitarianism, and as the only thing that could possibly save American culture. But however bad it may be, the advertisement is nonetheless needed to save the novel” (140...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to furnish their visions of totalitarian unfreedom (54–55). Overall, the covert sphere constitutes a complex structure of discourse and form of address within the contemporary state, one that Melley ties to discourse surrounding US empire: “[S]tate secrecy is a crucial part of a larger ideological...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... period, dominated by a liberal internationalist consensus in terms of which cosmopolitan culture generally and world literature in particular were viewed as key to the liberal democratic overcoming of communist and totalitarian tendencies. These were the years that saw UNESCO launch the Collection...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., colonialism, totalitarianism, and other social ills. In addition to illuminating some of the more occult theories circulating in the scientific and pseudoscientific discourses of the period, Lawtoo frames the book's theoretical contribution as a corrective to the subsequent rise of Freudian approaches...