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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bruce Robbins “Too Much Information” takes issue with critic James Wood's charge that “information” plays a disproportionate and aesthetically unfortunate role in many of the larger and more ambitious novels recently published in English. It makes a case for the value of information. It does so...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Wood ARAC JONATHAN , Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel ( New York : Fordham UP , 2011 ), pp. 192 , paper, $27.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Reviews...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gillen D'arcy Wood Lewis Jayne Elizabeth , Air's Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794 . ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2012 ), pp. 304 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press The Headwinds of ‘‘Cli-Crit...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 184–188.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Michael Wood This essay is a study of a mischievous but powerful theory of fiction elaborated in different ways by Fielding and Cervantes. It rests on a suspicion of history that is also a longing for history. Fiction, these writers suggest, tells truths history cannot tell—because it is willing to...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... deeply aged brown wood. And there were many cracks, though most of them did not reach all the way down to the wood underneath. They were no longer sharp, the cracks, but all rounded out and smoothed, consumed by some soft, gentle process of decay. In places the wood seemed to have...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... From modernism’s formalist afterlives, the volume turns toward concerns over the period’s ethical legacies. Tim Woods argues for an approach that examines not simply the “politics of form” but the “ethics of form” (154). At times, this seems a distinction without a difference, particularly when...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... 42.1 ( 2001 ): 1 –14. Walkowitz , Rebecca . “Ishiguro’s Floating Worlds.” ELH 86 ( 2001 ): 1049 –76. Williams , Raymond . The Country and the City . New York: Oxford UP, 1975 . Wood , James . ‘The Human Difference.” Rev. of Never Let Me Go . By Kazuo Ishiguro. The New...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
... supporters of compromise aesthetics envision contemporary hybrid forms as providing an ethos of democratic inclusion, the rise of compromise aesthetics in fact signifies the rise of postdemocratic form. * * * In his review of Rachel Kushner's The Flamethrowers , James Wood assesses the novel in a...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... he has damaged very revealing,” Klein wrote ( Envy 128 ). Aggressiveness is expressed various ways in the child's play, either directly or indirectly. Often a toy is broken or, when the child is more aggressive, attacks are made with a knife or scissors on the table or on pieces of wood...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... UP , 1985 . Wood James . “Human, All Too Inhuman.” New Republic Online 24 July 2000 < http://www.tnr.com/article/books-and-arts/human-all-too-human >. Woolf Virginia . Orlando: A Biography . New York : Harcourt , 1928 . George Eliot and the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Knowledge (1999) and The Pleasures of Memory: Learning to Read with Charles Dickens (forthcoming). michael wood is Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English and Comparative Lit- erature, Princeton University. Among his most recent books are The Magician’s Doubts: Nabokov and the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
...: Powers of Mind in Victorian Britain . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998 . Wood , Ellen . East Lynne . Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005 . Some Body’s Story: The Novel as Instrument Meegan Kennedy In some of my former novels the object proposed has...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... North American critics represented, several, such as Michael Wood and Ron Bush, have significant European connections (Wood has taught at Cambridge and Exeter while Bush is currently Professor of American Literature at Oxford). The book's first section addresses the well-worn topic of Joyce's...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 May 2011
... National Time . London : Palgrave , 2008 . James William . Psychology: Briefer Course . New York : Macmillan , 1962 . Radstone Susannah . The Sexual Politics of Time . London : Routledge , 2007 . Wood David . The Deconstruction of Time . 2nd ed. Evanston, IL...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Cosmopolitanism .” Journal of Modern Literature 37 . 1 ( 2013 ): 40 – 57 . Wood James . “ The Arrival of Enigmas .” New Yorker 28 Feb. 2011 , 68 – 72 . Returning to Open City , it is important to emphasize that Julius's position in this middle space does not afford him any greater...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 361–383.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the Slave Trade.’ New YorkPalgrave, 2006 . Whitefield , George . Three Letters from the Reverend Mr. G. Whitefield . Philadelphia: D. Franklin, 1740 . Wiltshire , John . “Decolonising Mansfield Park.” Essays in Criticism 53.4 ( 2003 ): 303 –22. Wood , Marcus...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... White’s, with precise evocations of natural phenomena (3: 255). Examples of Mitford writing as an amateur naturalist abound, including moments when her writing reflects the work of identification and not just appreciation: “[O]h look! Look! I am sure that this is the wood-sorrel! Look at the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., Jennifer, II: 366 Tylor, Edward B. Wilde, Oscar, I: 175 Primitive Culture, II: 431; III: 53 Williams, Raymond, I: 190, 332 Uncle William’s Pulpit, II: 423 Woloch, Alex, II: 474 underdevelopment, II: 482 Wood, Ellen...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... reproduce or remind us of the possible violence done to subjects by prevailing norms of recognition, as Judith Butler , Michael Wood , and Lynne Huffer each differently maintain? Despite sharp differences in these points of view, both assume that novels engage readers in ethical oscillation between...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and American Writing . Houndmills: Palgrave, 2002 . Martin , Harold C. “The Colloquial Tradition in the Novel: John Neal.” The New England Quarterly 32.4 ( 1959 ): 455 –75. Merrell , James H. Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier . New York: Norton...