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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... de Martinha.” Obra completa .Vol. 3 . Rio de Janeiro: Aguilar, 1959 . 638 –39. Former Colonies: Local or Universal? Roberto Schwarz The starting point of my ongoing research was the acknowledgment of a wide dis- agreement. The international recognition of Machado de Assis’s work, which...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Tom McCarthy Abstract This article was originally delivered as the keynote address at the fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies, University of Pittsburgh, May 13, 2016. Thank you for that generous introduction; and thank you for inviting me to contemplate, interrogate, or just...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... chart two divergent routes out of Eliot's reformulation of address. Together they reflect the tension in her work between theoretical inclusivity and high literary style—and between democratic principles of universal access and the stratification that in practice organizes a mass reading public...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Abraham Geil In this interview, Jacques Rancière clarifies a number of the central concepts and underlying polemics that run throughout his considerable body of work. Touching on key aspects of his intellectual formation, including his experience teaching at the University of Vincennes in Saint...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... degree zero, where various possible explanations hang in equipoise with one another. Stories accordingly often end with some seemingly unrelated detail that serves to embed the entire tale within in a universe where stories, poems, and inscriptions, each equally unlikely, are forced to compete for the...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... (1995) alongside his recent collection of critical essays, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual (2006) and queries the extent to which Treuer's exploration of the universal nature of fiction meshes with various articulations of indigenous sovereignty and tribal independence. In doing so it examines...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... transporting a group of indentured servants to Mauritius. Incommensurability is thus the object of Ghosh's critique, part of the imperial ideology his text works to undermine through its development of a universal history that emerges out of its multiple narrative structure. Sea of Poppies represents less a...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... transforming the genre of the novel, the nature of literary studies, and the makeup of the academy at least since the early 1970s. This essay argues that while as a Nobel Laureate, as a distinguished university professor, as an exemplary literary and cultural critic, and as a legendary editor at Random House...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the novel imagines? And what kind of theory of the novel can best account for its prosaic quality? We talk about prosaic imaginaries in the plural because we take it as given that the novel form develops a plurality of ways of imagining the secular universe; and the concept of the imaginary also helps...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... rapidly expanding group of business-oriented university students. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Barbauld , Anna Laetitia . “On the Origin and Progress of Novel-Writing.” 1810. The British Novelists . Vol. 1 . London: Rivington, 1820 . 1 -59. Brown , Homer Obed . Institutions...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to theorizing this new humanism, which would be based in a politics of interpersonal difference rather than in the assumption of human universals, Douglass practiced a form of cautious self-presentation that underwrote his politics. His tendency to draw a veil across certain pivotal scenes of...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... but never scandalized by this fact, Pettitt succeeds in shedding new light on the nexus of creativity, property, and value in the nineteenth century. DANIEL HACK University at Bufalo, State Universifyof Nao York ...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Eugenia Zuroski Ning Ma , The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West ( New York : Oxford UP , 2017 ), pp. 263 , cloth, $78.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 In On Literary Worlds (2012), Eric Hayot wagers that literary studies' long-established habit of...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Joseph Drury Helen Thompson , Fictional Matter: Empiricism, Corpuscles, and the Novel ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2017 ), pp. 368 , cloth, $59.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 There is a famous scene in the Wachowskis' 1999 film, The Matrix , that has...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mark C. Jerng Amy C. Tang , Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature after Multiculturalism ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2016 ), pp. 223 , cloth, $78.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 I have visited the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento several times...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Shai Ginsburg Anna Bernard , Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine ( Liverpool : Liverpool UP , 2013 ), pp. 256 , cloth, $99.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 In Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine , Anna Bernard...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Maurizia Boscagli Steve Pinkerton , Blasphemous Modernism: The Twentieth-Century Word Made Flesh ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2017 ), pp. 200 , cloth, $69.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 At the time when new readings of modernism are emerging, from global to queer to...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Caleb Smith Carl Ostrowski , Literature and Criminal Justice in Antebellum America ( Amherst : U of Massachusetts P , 2016 ), pp. 234 , paper, $29.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 What do we want from the archives of the legal and literary past? Some of us go in...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
...IVAN KREILKAMP SHARON MARCUS, Apartment Stories: City and Home in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999), pp. 323, $45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Reviews Urban Interiors SHARON MARCUS, Apartment Stories...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 May 1999
...JANET SORENSEN RICHARD A. BARNEY, Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century England (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999), pp. xii + 402, $49.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Improvising Enlightenment RICHARD A. BARNEY, Plots of Enlightenment...