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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... University Press 2016 Anthropocene terraforming urban ecology urban literature speculative fiction When we think of “the land” and its literary representations, what usually comes to mind are the rural landscapes of Thomas Hardy or Willa Cather, the wild landscapes of James Fenimore Cooper, the social...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... delimit the bounds of the real. Rather than simply arguing for the novel as a representation of the London climate, however, it argues for the novel as a model, materializing the urban climate in its formal atmosphere—those apparently trivial or insignificant details often held responsible only for...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... New York: Vintage, 1990. . Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and The imagination of Disaster. New York: Vintage, 1998. Dubey, Madhu. "Folk and Urban Communities In African-American Women's Fiction: Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower." Studies in American Fiction 27 (1999): 103...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
...: Representations of Class and War in Stephen Crane and the American 1890s . New York : Lang , 1992 . Mason Jennifer . Civilized Creatures: Urban Animals, Sentimental Culture, and American Literature, 1850–1900 . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2005 . Mead George Herbert . Mind, Self, and...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., pollution, and violence of urban and industrial life create a toxic ecology for the poor, abandoned, and often feared characters of the novel. The novel is set in 1960, the year LA County began bulldozing parts of the neighborhood to lay concrete for freeways, and 1970, when the LA county sheriff imposed...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 289–306.
Published: 01 November 2003
... to reference the "Urban Revolution" (McClellan and Dorn 31) specifically. The first civic societies formed in the Near East more than 6,000 years ago, specifically in desert zones, around the necessity of irrigation, a vast technological undertaking that required despotic centraliza- tion...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... meticulous precision. If urban readers are made to share the vil- lage’s perception of space, then, it is also true that this space has been thoroughly gen- trified; as if Mitford had traveled forward in time, and discovered what city-dwellers will want to find in the countryside during a brief...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 382–387.
Published: 01 November 2008
... profitably grasped in the context of the rise of urban-industrial modernity, inquiry has subsequently crossed over into several new regions. On the one hand, interrogations of the existing canon have made room for explorations of previously ignored literary enterprises. On the other, assorted...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the impoverished descendants of the d'Urbervilles, a name that already points to the urbanization of village life). These are conditions to which she fails to adapt as she tries to make her way in an indifferent world where poverty, accident, undependable harvests, migrating labor, and disconcerting...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... . “Corridor Spaces.” Critical Inquiry 36 . 4 ( 2010 ): 728 – 70 . Kittler Friedrich A. Discourse Networks 1800 / 1900 Trans. Cullens Chris Metteer Michael . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1990 . Klimasmith Elizabeth . At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... original practical ecological phi- losophers of the world, through the slow attentive, mind-changing (on both sides), ethical singularity that deserves the name of 'love"' (Spivak, lmaginary 201), a "structural possibility" exists that, despite every effort to decode their se- cret, the...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... featuring a bewildering number of characters that rarely resurfaced outside one microplot. Dickens's urban sketches similarly featured abbreviated scenes and discrete vignettes published in newspapers as “little pictures of life and manners” ( Sketches 7 ). As he began to write novels, Dickens continued...