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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., suggests that the scalar reconciliation of parts and whole that is desired by planetarity might equate to Jameson's account of utopia, as it arises from a broader span of literary history. In trying to represent the maximal scale, both The Four-Gated City and 10:04 , as well as some of the planetary...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Fiction Heroine.” Black American Literature Forum 18 ( 1984 ): 78 –81. Willhelm , Sidney . Who Needs the Negro? Hampton, VA: UB & US Communications Systems Inc., 1993 . The Intuition of the Future: Utopia and Catastrophe in Octavia Butler's...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and consensus, definitely novels, but only debatably utopias; Margaret Cavendish's The Blazing World is surely a utopia but probably not a novel; Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels is likely both; and Aphra Behn's Oroonoko would scarcely, on many definitions, qualify as either. Yet if these fictions...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 461–466.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Bruce Robbins Douglas Mao , Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2020 ), pp. 296 , paper, $29.95 . Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 Was there an ethical turn in literary studies? No. Ethics did not have to return; it had...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... UP, 2004 . Pepetela , [Artur Pestana] . A Geração da Utopia . Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira, 2000 . Stendhal . The Charterhouse of Parma . Trans. Margaret Mauldon. New York: Oxford UP, 1997 . Wallerstein , Immanuel . “Dependence in an Interdependent World: The Limited...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 436–451.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Ballard collective utopia dystopia mob A recurrent feature of J. G. Ballard's early work is an overbearing, quasi-atavistic landscape that calls into question the agency of the coherent, upper-middle-class vision of the self; nevertheless, it remains possible to trace a preoccupation...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... chapter, on easements and Caleb Williams. The chapter focuses on two radical (and radically opposed) eighteenth-century utopias of land-based justice. The first (most famously advocated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey) promotes a propertyless society. Under this understanding land...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Princeton UP, 1991 . ———. Utopia Limited: The Sixties and the Emergence of the Postmodern . Durham: Duke UP, 2004 . Harootunian , Harry . “Remembering the Historical Present.” Critical Inquiry 33 . 3 (Spring 2007 ): 471 -94. Hutcheon , Linda . A Poetics of Postmodernism . New...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and their sense of their own painful positioning, caught between longing for an imperial vision and recognition of their own exclusion from it. [U]ntimely belonging emerges in the gap between the longing for a utopia of full citizenship and the realization that one does not belong to that utopia. (47) [T...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the stories of their restlessness, disorientation, and lost utopias. Buchholz pushes this perspective to a new extreme. He is interested in prose texts that both formally and thematically engage in literary forms of radical solitude. Although the topic of the outsider who opposes society...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 397–408.
Published: 01 November 2017
... defined utopia ( 198 ). On these grounds of immanence, we might come to think of Marxism less as a possible theory of the novel than as sister to the novel, that elementary production of a world other than what already exists. In this kinship, Marxism then offers literature not the diagnosis of its...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., but a celebration of the material survival of the medieval arti- san's unalienated labor. While Morris's utopia in Nq1i~sfrom No~uheremay seem static or nostalgic at first glance, Lesjak stresses the dialogism of Morris's thought and shows how the novel privileges a "process of becoming" (168) over finished...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... To provide a sense of what sort of composite statement readers should expect from essays about the land that novels ask us to consider real, I shall develop Ngũgĩ's allusion to the brief but powerfully suggestive essay by Foucault quoted at the beginning of this introduction, “Of Other Spaces: Utopias...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2013
... aesthetics and spectatorship in Henry James and Arthur Conan Doyle, competing utopias by William Morris and General William Booth, and the modernist city fictions of Joseph Conrad and Virginia Woolf. A short conclusion on contemporary British literature and film stretches her genealogy of “London...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... meaningfulness. The chapter on Wells argues that Wells as novelist finds himself marooned in exactly this kind of eventless, unchanging world when he tries to describe utopia. Heaven, the Talking Heads tell us, is a place where nothing ever happens. And that ends up sounding like no fun at all. Similarly...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... heavily on such theory. Likewise, system dynamics embraced speculative fiction's language of utopia and dystopia even while emphasizing principles of scientific rationality. Engaged in comparable thought experiments, speculative fiction and system dynamics offer ways to explore the boundary between...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 May 2021
... between Mario and Zuratas resonates with the intellectual stance Vargas Llosa took with regard to Arguedas and, to a certain extent, the whole Indigenist tradition of which the latter is a part. In his La utopía arcaica: José María Arguedas y las ficciones del indigenismo (1996; The Archaic Utopia...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Foucault describes heterotopias as sites that contained all the other places in society, “[R]eal places . . . that do exist . . . which are something like counter-sites, a kind of effectively enacted utopia in which the real sites, all the other real sites that can be found within the culture...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . Hausman , Bernice L. “Sex before Gender: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Evolutionary Paradigm of Utopia.” Feminist Studies 24 (Fall 1998 ): 489 –510. Hedges , Elaine . “Afterword.” The Yellow Wallpaper . New York: Feminist P, 1973 . Hedges , Elaine . “‘Out at Last...