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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., 2000 . Armstrong , Nancy . Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1999 . Auden , W.H. “Interlude: West’s Disease.” Nathanael West: A Collection of Critical Essays . Ed. Jay Martin. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... novel (itself a resource for Lukács), relates the novel to the specific ideological and social controversies of its time but finds that time almost everywhere in the history of the West, starting way back in classical antiquity. Both of them ignore Schlegel's tautologous but crucial historical...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 May 2004
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Chernyshevsky's What Is to Be Done? —a novel, or antinovel, that while little read in the West is arguably one of the most important Russian texts of the nineteenth century. Written in 1863, just two years after the liberation of the serfs in Russia, N. G. Chernyshevsky's novel remarkably departs from the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 524–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The essay concentrates on the examples of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) while referencing a genealogy whose literary exemplars include works by Yvonne Vera, V. S. Naipaul, NgügË wa Thiong'o, and Rebecca West. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Adichie...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Randall Stevenson Walter Benjamin's image of the backward-looking angel of history dates from 1944 but is also relevant to earlier parts of the twentieth century, especially after August 1914. Rebecca West's Return of the Soldier is paradigmatic in theme and form of a well-charted modernist...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... incompatibility of modernity and tradition, the West and the rest. This is best seen in his inability to narrate the story of those “unconscious pilgrims of an exacting belief” that occupy the absent center of his text, precisely those subjects who are the focus of Ghosh's story of a repurposed slave ship...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... invested in an ideological interpretation of the end of the Cold War as a victory for the West. The complex narrative demands that the reader embrace history's lost causes and not just the victor's truth. However, the text's complexity involves risks. There is a danger that the novel's expansive and...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
... land west of the Mississippi River. Fraught with the tensions of territorial expansion, the “empty empire” of the prairie is an exemplary site of land speculation at the heart of American frontierism. The Prairie wrestles with what it means to capture this new land by introducing a figure that will...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to the liberal Anglophone West and its expanding frontiers. Realism wars seem to erupt at the sites of struggle between norms of finite social description and dreams of expansive political projection. That tension runs as a fault line between the integrated secular authority and broad universalist...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 517–520.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Max Brzezinski CERASULO THOMAS , Authors Out Here: Fitzgerald, West, Parker, and Schulberg in Hollywood ( Columbia : U of South Carolina P , 2010 ), pp. 216 , cloth, $29.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Modernism in Hollywood...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2004
... literature. She is currently coilipleting a book-length study on realism in coiiteinporary British women's novels. JONATHAN C;REENRERG has p~lblishedarticles 011 Evelyn Waugh, Salman Rushdie, and Nathanael West and is colnpleting a book on satire and sentimentaiity in Anglo-American modernism. hfl...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 306–309.
Published: 01 August 2013
... philistinism” (36) of James Joyce, to the self-criticism of Aldous Huxley, Greenberg makes his way toward late modernists like Waugh and Nathanael West, in whom the satiric sensibility (and its fitful relation to sentiment) becomes fully manifest. Waugh, predictably and rightly, merits two chapters...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
... (1954), is a notable exception. To be sure, there has been much celebration of hybridity, migrancy, liminality in postcolonial literary criticism, but this is usually with reference to texts pro- duced in the West by diasporic/minority/immigrant writers (see Lazarus). Despite claims to the...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 361–383.
Published: 01 November 2006
... . LondonJ. Johnson, 1804 . 193 –240. Edwards , Bryan . The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies . 2 vols . London: Stockdale, 1793 . Ellis , Markman . The Politics of Sensibility: Race, Gender and Commerce in the Sentimental Novel . Cambridge...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
... maîtres du désordre . Paris : Flammarion , 1999 . Lacoue-Labarthe Philippe . “The Horror of the West.” Trans. Lawtoo Nidesh Lawtoo Hannes Opelz. , Conrad's 111 – 22 . Lacoue-Labarthe Philippe Nancy Jean-Luc . “The Nazi Myth.” Critical Inquiry 16 . 2 ( 1990...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Meaghan Patton Paul . Sydney : Feral , 1979 . 76 – 91 . Goldman Marlene . “Representations of Buddhism in Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost.” Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje's Writings . Ed. de Zepetnek Steven Tötösy . West Lafayette, IN : Purdue UP , 2005 . 27 – 37...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... fashion, his gradual realization that he is get- ting no closer to solving her mystery seems to invoke something closer to Edward Said’s famous poststructuralist critique of Orientalism, which exhorts the West to recognize that attempts to represent the other never escape the blind alley of one’s...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 November 2011
... prison farm. Smith innovates in his discussion of a third geography with its own particular history of confinement: the West. Detailing frontier clashes that pitted English colonists against Indians and eventuated in the Indian Removal, The Prison’s final chapter examines captiv- ity narratives...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2002
... selected: Atwood's Bodily Harm follows a Canadian woman's political journey to the Caribbean; Marshall's Daughters tracks a woman caught between the national and familial politics of her birthplace in the West Indies and local political struggles in a fictional US city; Gordimer's A Sport of...