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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gene Andrew Jarrett I examine the political value of The Wind Done Gone (2001), Alice Randall's parody of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind (1936), according to the 2001 court case SunTrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin Company . Houghton Mifflin's defense of Randall's novel from the Stephens...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ). A third road to candidacy is a plot that explores national divisions—divisions initially of region or section, then of ethnicity and race. (Think Uncle Tom’s Cabin , Huckleberry Finn , Absalom, Absalom !, Gone with the Wind .) The fourth pathway, less easy to deduce from anything one knows...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
... volatile, ethereal, indestructible. It is mingled with the air. In the days of architecture it made a mountain of itself, and forcibly took hold [s’emparait] of a century and a place. Now it makes itself into a flock of birds, scat- ters itself [s’éparpille] to the four winds, and occupies all points...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Haruki’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.” Return to Japan: from “Pilgrimage” to the West . Ed. Yoichi Nagashima. Aarhus: Aarhus UP, 2001 . 329 –45. Fogel , Joshua A. The Literature of Travel in the Japanese Rediscovery of China 1862–1945 . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996 . Gallagher , Mark...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
... harder stuff (unprocessed, multilingual dispatches from Hol- land and elsewhere) and lives under the constant threat of a failed supply: “He looked extremely thin in a Dearth of News, and never enjoyed himself in a West- 110 novel | spring 2010 erly Wind”—which, by immobilizing the...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
... “a deeply convoluted representation of a social world” (47). The once perplexing Romantic stories are redeemed by worlds loose and baggy enough to embrace them. Carried on the winds of enthusiasm for a daunting range of major, minor, and forgotten figures, this inveigling chapter suggests viewing...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 184–186.
Published: 01 August 2007
... claims to theorize liberalism in some way but winds up promoting its foundational myths about personhood. Tlus includes literary criticism (e.g., Priscilla Wald, Saidiya Hartman), political philosophy (John Rawls), and cultural theory (Judith Butler), all of which in some way "operate within a...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Noveliza- tion of the World.” Comparative Literature 59.1 (Winter 2007): 1–22. Powell, Patricia. “The Dynamics of Power and Desire in The Pagoda.” Winds of Change: The Transforming Voices of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars. Ed. Adele S. Newson and Linda Strong-Leek. New York: Peter...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with the Wind, II: 437 Myth, Rhetoric, and the Voice of Mitchell, W. J. T. Authority: A Critique of Frazer, Eliot, An Introduction to Visual Culture, III: 65 Frye, and Campbell, I: 261 Mitford, Mary Russell Culture, 1922: The Emergence of a...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., the certitude that lurks in doubts, the realm of safety and peace beyond the frontiers of sorrow and fear” (85). Finally, we find that everyone and everything on the ship depends not only on the wind, but on “the invisible” (90). This assertion comes as the ship is becalmed, Wait nears death...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2013
... argumentative signposting, offering up no single “big idea” and relying instead on loose thematic groupings for its organizational logic. Its free-flowing, winding, seem- ingly undirected path—combined with Rickels’s writerly penchant for allusion, quotation, puns and wordplay, and autobiographical...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
...), Edmund Bohun’s Discourse Concerning the Origine and Properties of Wind (1671), and John Arbuthnot’s Essay Concerning the Effects of Air on Human Bodies (1733). In each case, Lewis seeks out the 470 NOVEL FALL 2014 rhetorical resonances between the literary text and its nonfictional...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the role of the humanities are invariably accompanied by a sense of crisis, The Deliverance of Others is a timely reminder and bold defense of the value of literature, brimming with the conviction that an ethical globalism is indeed possible and that the path to it winds through the contemporary...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... golden link in Pip’s chain, his visit to Satis House, in Great Expectations? And per- haps even to the “winding the clock” moment that begins Tristram Shandy—a moment in which (Tristram’s own) conception is understood as something that happens while time passes, and people think about time passing...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
... wishful thinking. She summarizes her conclusions so completely that the readings that follow at times seem long-winded in their predictability. More important in my view is her tendency to underestimate the deconstructive power of fiction. Lee’s preference for the termambivalent over deconstructive...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... "tales told by things" (111). As Festa wryly comments, "It would seem that the eighteenth century, like a slightly twisted Walt Disney movie, abounded with talking coaches, chatty pens, and long-winded waistcoats" (111). What interests her most in these tales are the moments when the satiric...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... apparitional and prophetical narratives, such that the 1703 storm unleashed the usual meteorological effects—wind, rain, and flooding—but also, to believe a great manyL ondoners, a kaleidoscopic sky embla- zoned with clashing armies, angels brandishing fiery swords, showers of blood, and other...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... geometry book was to be hanged outdoors, suspended in midair, open face up. The wind and the rain would eventually teach the book some facts about real life as it slowly disin- tegrated into nothingness. In 2666, the posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño, a Chilean character called Amalfitano...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... tangle of literal and figurative signification from which it is difficult to extricate oneself. To whom or what are we to attribute the “breath that stirs?” Is “breath” a figurative reference to the wind, which in the world of the narrative could literally cause the shadow to move? Or is it a reference...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
... reports, the alleged referent, and even the voices of natural entities, such as the howling of wind or the murmuring of a stream.1 As a self-sustaining, non-subjective entity that spurs its own move- ment and need not be linked to any concrete speaker or verifiable source, rumor whispers in the...