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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of a prolific decade, over the course of which Roy published a range of nonfiction essays taking radical stands on contemporary political issues such as the insurgency in Kashmir and the Maoist movement in central India. Postcolonial literature realism twenty-first-century literature...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... account in order to appreciate the changed contexts within which Egyptian literature operates in the twenty-first century. Works Cited Al Ahram . “Yutlaqu mawludatihi 'ism ‘Facebook”’ (“Man Names His Newborn Girl ‘Facebook”’) . 18 February 2011 < http://www.ahram.org.eg/pdf/Zoom_1500...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dierdra Reber Abstract This essay traces a conceptual through-line from the twenty-first century crisis of democratic institutionality, explained as an effect of contemporary neoliberalism, back to the eighteenth-century discursive origins of free-market capitalism. On both ends of this temporal...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... action is embodied and interrogated in what I call the microeconomic mode , a ubiquitous twenty-first-century cultural formation defined by a combination of abstraction and extremity. From Cormac McCarthy's The Road to the Hunger Games franchise, this mode represents individuals making life-and-death...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the twentieth century, Ein weites Feld should be promoted as a key text for our understanding of the twenty-first and as an example of how the novel as a form still has a role in public political debates. Ein weites Feld is novelistic in the Bakhtinian sense of having an internal structure of...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... people who read his novels and through the way he constructs characters within them. As twenty-first-century readers, we may assume that there have always been adults-only books, and that we recognize them when we see them because they foreground things like sex and formal complexity while minimizing...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... writings to address the socioeconomic conditions and search for means of resistance. I argue that this constitutes a return to realism in spite of the novels' diverse and unconventional forms. The essay ends with a comparison of two novels published at the start of the twenty-first century, one ostensibly...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... totalitarian threat” for the twenty-first century, as evidenced by such proclamations as the 2006 Euston Manifesto (“For a Renewal of Progressive Politics”). This discourse employs different names—“Islamofascism,” “Islamic totalitarianism”—but each signifies a tentacular threat to liberal democracy across the...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christina Lupton This article asks what it means to consider a twenty-first-century novel as a machine able to talk about its own materiality. Is it a series of keystrokes or digital files or marks on a page? If, as Friedrich Kittler presumes, digital technology has boosted the autopoietic...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 83–92.
Published: 01 May 2010
... distribution regimes, and the careers of dramatizers, directors, and stars. Focusing on the early twenty-first century adaptations of Jane Austen's novels, I argue here that the differing ways print and filmic media are packaged, advertised, and sold or exhibited to potential cultural consumers creates and...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 August 2012
... merely those that it reflects. Viewed thus, Foer's novels trace multiple trajectories of fidelity toward and away from history and offer useful guidelines for fiction as a site of ethical engagement with violence in the twenty-first century. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 338–350.
Published: 01 November 2017
... itself, with the forces that made it what it is and no other. Moretti seems to agree that we need such a theory when he finds the production and circulation of twenty-first-century literature to be “ structurally so unlike ” that of the epoch in which the modern literary institution was formed as to...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
... maintaining focus on important political and cultural conflicts. Twenty-first-century world literature discourses became possible, I think, because of later twentieth-century postcolonial arguments. In what follows, I try to tease out how Marxism came to occupy a smaller place in current world literature...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2017
... , 1994 . Tagore Rabindranath . “ Visva Sahitya .” Rabindranath Tagore in the Twenty-First Century: Theoretical Renewals . Ed. Banerji Debashish . Trans. Das Rijula and Paranjpe Makarand R. . New Delhi : Springer , 2014 . 277 – 88 . Forget English! makes a...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... position visvis his readers, his public” (Dialogic Imagination 160). How, and from what angle, could Edward P. Jones expose the private lives of an antebellum plantation for a twenty- first-century reading public, as if they were part of the same world?H is solution to this problem is the...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- der and centered at Gretna? first became a focus of attention not in prose fiction but on the stage. It did so in the 1770s as the theatre entered into rivalry with popular print fiction, which was the same moment that the stage became inter- nally divided over sentimentalism. A key text here is...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 216–239.
Published: 01 November 2007
... novels is also telling. Within six months of its first printing, Npoer Let Me Go was published in UK (March 3), Canadian (March 8), Dutch (March IS), U.S. (April 11), Spanish (June 30), German (August 31)' Finnish (September I), and Swedish (September 1) editions. By the end of the...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... The first of these concerns is what she takes to be the relationship between capitalism, modernity, and democratic processes in this key sentence early in the book: “This book distinguishes democratic cultures and processes within modernity from capitalist ones; while the former refer to the diffuse...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... The Pagoda contains three embedded texts—a letter, a diary, and a collection of newspaper articles—that structure how we read the novel and its citation of the archive. These three texts represent the three strands of the transnational history surrounding Powell’s protagonist, Lowe. The first is...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007 . D(NA) Coding the Ethnic: Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex Patricia E. Chu My essay is drawn from a longer project on the biopolitics of the ethnic novel. In writing about the twenty-first...