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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Michael McGurk Abstract How can an economic model designed to eliminate waste produce nothing but? The answer, according to Samuel Beckett's Watt , can be found in the system of economic relations presupposed by the Anglo-Irish Big House novels that emerged after the 1800 Acts of Union...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... . West , Anthony . H.G. Wells: Aspects of a Life . New York: Random, 1984 . White , Henry K. History of the Union Pacific Railway . 1895. Clifton: Kelly, 1973 . Wasted Value: The Serial Logic of H.G. We11s 's Tono-Bungay WILLIAM KUPINSE In a passage...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to make distinctions of taste in reading various environments and scenes. The essay interprets Victor Frankenstein's artistic and scientific endeavors as a form of history painting that cannot rid itself of the “debased” genre of still life, namely, rhyparography (the painting of waste and filth). Indeed...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 18–22.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of production Deleuze and Guattari associate with desire in its purest or least “oedipalized” form. First I discuss the deliberate but apparently pointless and wasteful expenditure of labor, time, and resources associated with “curiosities.” Turning to Uncle Toby's battlefield in Tristram Shandy and Mr. Dick's...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-Louis David's The Death of Marat ( 1793 ) alongside Vik Muniz's Marat/Tião as depicted in the documentary film Waste Land ( 2010 ) as evidence of the epistemological continuity between the laissez-faire and neoliberal political landscapes of the eighteenth and twenty-first centuries, respectively...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that saturated the streets of Victorian London and as a metaphor for Chancery's waste and dysfunction. Dickens's novel turns to the figure of mud to dramatize how the very institutions that are meant to ground and give shape to English society turn out to be the very apparatuses by which this social body is de...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Cynthia Wall GEE SOPHIE , Making Waste: Leftovers and the Eighteenth-Century Imagination ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2010 ), pp. 216 , cloth, $26.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Not Afraid of Dirt sophie gee, Making...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Priyanka Anne Jacob pjacob@luc.edu Rebecca R. Falkoff , Possessed: A Cultural History of Hoarding ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell UP , 2021 ), pp. 264 , paper, $19.95 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 The artist Song Dong's installation Waste Not situates the stripped...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
... other end. The transition from consumption to garbage turns out to be a variation on the same theme as in Burroughs's Naked Lunch , where “junk” occupies a dual role as commodity and waste product. DeLillo's Underworld and Burroughs's Naked Lunch chronicle the effects of a throwaway society...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... towers,” “monuments of Gothic pride, mouldering in solitary grandeur,” “ravages of desolating conquests,” and other “traces of the slow and wasteful hands of time” (ibid.). Whether persuaded to embrace such democratic optimism or stubbornly insistent that American literary production required a landscape...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 360–362.
Published: 01 November 2004
...) and French for Eliot (in "Petit Epitre" and "Le Directeur," among others)-provide these writers with sufficient poetic distance in the war years to reflect on the growing emptiness of Liberal rhetoric, which they then exemplify in their more famous works (Hugh Selwyn Mauberley for Pound, The Waste...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 157–165.
Published: 01 August 2018
...: OK, I give, but know that it's my training in the great tradition of James and Conrad that makes me do so. What if we say that the material culture filtered out of classic political-economic and novelistic discourse as waste or garbage has something like an immanent vitalism—and that the jarring...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... now substantially interlaced with autobiography. We are given the story of a personal reading and a family history, resonating with the themes of the novel. Postwar technologies refashion our understanding of how the world and our lives are interconnected, and our messy, excessive, wasteful...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 486–503.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in which Yorick chooses the wrong vehicle resonates throughout his text as he continues to describe affect gone awry; feelings transform as they travel through his body, and sentimental texts become indistinguishable from waste in the course of circulation. For Sterne, face-to-face communication does...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 1999
... economy, and the Victorian serial novel. WILLIAM KUPINSE is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Tulsa. He is currently working on a study of modernism, nationhood, and waste. EVE TAVOR BANNET is Professor of English and Women's Studies and Chair of English at the University...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 501–505.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to articulate what is often hard to say. He has, in other words, given us a way to say why it makes all the sense in the world—why, in fact, it isn’t a waste at all—to waste time reading. kent puckett, University of California, Berkeley...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 382–387.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of The Waste Land within a discourse network structured by the phonograph. With Friedrich A. Kittler's work as the avowed inspiration, SuArez seeks to excavate the centrality of the new media to the experimental technique of writing Eliot deployed in the early 1920s. SuArez insists...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
... last moment, the detective deciphers, narrates, names names. Before that, there is nothing to do but wait. The wait, these accounts imply, is simply a waste; that is why, once closed, the detective’s case (or, in this case, the book) has no need of being reopened. The wasted time...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in Djuna Barnes MICHAEL DAVIDSON What you get married for if you don’t want children? T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land God, I never asked better than to boil some good man’s potatoes and toss up a child for him every nine months...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2002
... as "living truth," these characters see Dracula's castle standing on its "old ground," still surrounded by "a waste of desolation." But that waste is not, as it once was, underdeveloped and unproduc- tive because it is Dracula's domain. Emptied of history, detached from ideology, the castle appears...