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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 (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Jacques-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...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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
... 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 (2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Cynthia Wall Not Afraid of Dirt sophie gee, Making Waste: Leftovers and the Eighteenth-Century Imagination (Princeton: Prince­ ton UP, 2010), pp. 216, cloth, $26.95. In 1772, Pierre Jean Grosley noted in his Tour to London: “The English are not afraid of...
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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 (2004) 37 (3): 360–362.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Waste Land and "Gerontion" for Eliot). Exploration of MEG ALBRINCK 1 WAR AND MODERNISM outlander figures-namely, Irishmen and Jews-also ties the two authors together, argues Sherry, a point he demonstrates through analysis of Pound's reports of the Irish Rebellion...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 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 in which bodies and environment merge and in which, as Alworth...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... world and our lives are interconnected, and our messy, excessive, wasteful persistence is reiteratively buried and revealed between “the real and the virtual, the material and the immaterial” (244). “Afterthought” and “Earth Works” sections conclude this essay with, respectively, speculations on the...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 157–165.
Published: 01 August 2018
... authority and happy horizontality? Like McCarthy, Reber sees her task as penetrating the “partition of the sensible” for purposes of making visible some of the information that our master narratives have filtered out. Exposing this “waste” product of writing does not bring about some kind of...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... As a result, they did not need “gorgeous palaces and cloud capped 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...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 486–503.
Published: 01 November 2016
... sentimental tale of an anonymous notary, exemplifies Sterne's concern over the fate of texts as material objects. La Fleur brings Yorick a bit of butter on “a currant leaf,” but since he was afraid that the butter would melt onto his hands, he “begg'd a sheet of waste paper to put betwixt the currant leaf and...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2019
... been caricatured as mad speech or interpreted as new language-based epistemologies. T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land is mentioned once, but the fractured world of the poem is often traced biographically to his own mental breakdown and rest cure in Margate. Ezra Pound may have dodged a conviction for...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... In this section, Ercolino relies heavily on Moretti's analysis of “world texts” (11) and the evolution of the modern epic form across several world literatures, including Faust , Moby-Dick , The Nibelung's Ring , Ulysses , The Cantos , The Waste Land , The Man without Qualities , and One...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 August 2010
... theorists, she shows how Gordi- mer’s novel, in a narrative style reminiscent of T. S. Eliot’s uses of interwoven voices and overlapping perspectives in The Waste Land, offers a trenchant critique of the apartheid era’s pastoralism without any residue of Coetzee’s pastoral nostalgia. Barnard ends the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... asserts that critical cosmopolitanism relies on modernist defamiliarization does not mean she believes that all those texts we typically recognize as modernist are necessarily cosmopolitan in a robustly critical manner. T. S. Eliot’s Waste Land evinces a “posture of worldliness,” she maintains, “but...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 August 2006
... jarring cosmopolitanism of The Waste Land) finds in England after Empire a provincialization that offers "a gain in cultural vitality and coherence" rather than a "loss of global prestige" (131). The final chapter follows this insular drive down three interweaving mid-century paths. Keynesian...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 382–387.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and collage films alongside a chapter devoted to re-assessing the significance 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...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 501–505.
Published: 01 November 2010
... biologically necessary, Flesch has given us more than a fresh and stimulating theory of narrative and the novel. He has given us a way 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...