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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 6. Installation view, Susan Meiselas, Reframing History , 2004. © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos More
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in Latin America . Durham : Duke UP , 2002 . Žižek Slavoj . For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor . New York : Verso , 2002 . Jose´ Marı´a Arguedas and Ricardo Piglia: Two Radical Views on Political Subjection in Latin America...
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 5. “The eye . . . viewing a row of letters.” Detail from Hogarth, Analysis of Beauty (plate 1, figure 14). Courtesy of the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. More
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Daniel Hack Abstract This article reconsiders the relationship between identificatory and mimetic reading practices—so often viewed as naive or mystified—and attention to intertextuality, which has so often been seen as contrasting with and discrediting such practices. Such a reconsideration, made...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Love's Joe Rose, Atonement s Briony Tallis, and Solars Michael Beard, for example, fail not because they rely on their fundamental beliefs about the world but because they do not see that those beliefs are just as contestable and uncertain as the views they reject. Their “immodesty” lies in the power...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the predicament of the well-married wife has implications for the much-debated question of the novel's relationship to homosexuality and to the “closet.” The argument reverses the more common view of postcolonial and queer theorists concerning orientalism and perversion in Stoker's novel by suggesting that what...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 360–379.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Ryan Trimm Abstract Theories of money have divided between viewing it as a substance and seeing it as deriving from a field. Conceiving money as a substance finds it as an inert entity passively and stably transmitting already accumulated value; this view is often linked with literary realism...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Freud states in Studies on Hysteria that “it is difficult to attribute too much sense” to what may seem minor details (such as tics), neurology tends to grant them no meaning whatsoever. Where does this leave a literary-critical hermeneutics that has tended to take the Freudian view here as its default...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
...: as depicting what was, what happened. In this piece, however, I show how much contemporary narrative photography challenges precisely those views of photography that are most frequently found within fiction itself. Looking both at staged photography of the late 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s and at more recent...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... thematic concerns and formal structures, especially its concern with point of view and language, make this novel a global fiction of sorts. The novel's often criticized science fiction elements in particular can be elucidated, I argue, by Ulrich Beck's utopian observation that “it is the future...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., as I show through an analysis of Oliver Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield , Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford , and Charles Dickens's Old Curiosity Shop , reading them on their own terms allows us to perceive an alternative view of family and home to that produced by the novel in its hegemonic form. © 2009...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... these changes in racial collectivism as opportunities to recast the political and formal protocols of black fiction. More specifically, these writers draw on the class divisions that intellectuals have viewed primarily through the lens of crisis as a means to challenge existing models of racial solidarity...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and ends with “Reader, I married him.” We regard “discontinuous continuity” as a “cornerstone of twentieth-century art” (Keith Cohen). In the larger project from which this essay is drawn, I argue that the Victorian periodical is a technology of public space in much the same way as we view the railroad...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... such assertion. The essay upholds a view of fiction as a mixed mode, one that crucially involves a constant engagement of nonfictional actualities. It concludes by sketching out some of the essential features of any more adequate account of the fictiveness of literary works and suggests that a more sustained...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nancy Armstrong This essay looks at the form of sovereignty that Alexis de Tocqueville saw as uniquely American in relation to the form of self-sovereignty that had developed in eighteenth-century England and France. By 1840, American democracy had, in Tocqueville's view, become the perfect...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., not 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 (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Nathan K. Hensley This article suggests that by viewing world-historical situations recursively, we disclose links between apparently separate but structurally similar historical conjunctures and the cultural forms that mediate them. By examining three late-imperial texts—Robert Louis Stevenson's...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., but the suppression or erasure in the novel of this formative moment signals, in my view, a retreat from the anticolonial ethos that this conflict mobilized globally. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Stanford...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that the seeming weaknesses of Lily's character—her gendered embodiment and embedded position within the forces of the capitalist market—are actually, from the point of view of the novel as a whole, key strengths that allow Wharton to imagine possibilities for critical thinking from within the forces of capitalism...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... shows how he fits both categories, as the novels disclose the exclusionary potential of realist conventions that tend to function invisibly, providing comfort and coherence. The novels as a whole may be viewed as similarly (and simultaneously) inclusive and exclusive, since they delimit a world in which...