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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 133-135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Post-Colonial Moment . Durham : Duke UP , 1993 . Poovey Mary . Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2008 . Reading for the Words garrett stewart, Novel Violence: A...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 65-71.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Dierdra Reber Given the cultural ascendance of visuality, what is the place of the written text within visual culture? Are there ways in which written narrative strategies privilege image over word? This essay studies how three Latin American texts move generationally toward the current era of...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504-510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... befall any character or any text of any period (in other words, more a possibility recognized within a certain theoretical perspective than an historically specific condition), the essay proceeds to ask: what is it that links specifically late-Victorian notions of the inhuman with the iterable character...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 343-357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... properly historical motion. After the “end of history,” in other words, history went on anyway. This afterword explores the various ways in which this phenomenon has manifested itself and considers how our special issue contributors have questioned and enriched our understanding of realism(s). Copyright...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 373-379.
Published: 01 November 2009
... periodical: a repetitive round or return. Finally, it turns to Austen's own meditations on the word period , within those carefully formed periods that are her sentences, to reveal the implications and complications arising from our investment in periods and periodizing. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 261-267.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James Buzard The thesis of my 2005 book Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of Nineteenth-Century British Novels is gestured at by the three words of this essay's main title: nineteenth-century Britain's imperial expansion is the ultimate context in which to make sense of the nineteenth...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224-241.
Published: 01 August 2014
... such unnecessary lives as those that populate naturalist fiction. Hardy's characters exceed any assigned social position, yet the surplus that shapes their stories is not just demographic; it is a surplus of words and meanings, a deliberate crowding of figural space that compromises the narrator's...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 179-192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and that provides the material basis for those instances of disorder that draw our attention by their intensity. In other words, Death Comes for the Archbishop is a novel of the history of what Fernand Braudel calls “the structures of everyday life.” But, in a contradictory fashion, Cather's novel...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 424-437.
Published: 01 November 2013
... grief, are set against the novel's prospective comedic form. In other words, Joyce counters the retrospective political life with his novel's comedic orientation to the future. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press WORKS CITED Bakhtin Mikhail . Rabelais and His World . Trans...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 292-307.
Published: 01 August 2018
... authority seizes upon the vacuum left behind by the abdication of politics, or, in other words, how authoritarian tendencies can arise out of the depoliticization of neoliberalism. Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 neoliberalism Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers authoritarianism compromise...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 8-34.
Published: 01 May 2017
... selfhood through effecting a dynamic whereby her movable possessions—her letters, her pockets in particular—become spatial territories of the self that challenge the authority of land ownership conferred to her social superiors. She effects, in other words, a shift in social relations as defined by...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 261-279.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., rhythms of speech, accent and intonation, word choice, etc.) reveals the occurrence through the use of those features of key forms of sociocultural activity (the production and maintenance of social identities, the reproduction of aspects of a social order, attempts to modify some part of that order...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 72-77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Exchange . New Haven: Yale UP, 1979 . Dickens , Charles . “An Appeal to Fallen Women.” Oliver Twist . 1846. Ed. Kaplan Fred. New York: Norton Critical Editions, 1992 . 381 –83. ———. “Insularities.” Household Words 19 Jan 1856. Rpt. in Dickens' Journalism: “Gone Astray” and Other Papers...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 269.
Published: 01 August 2006
... have been limited. He nonetheless translated Ruskin (from literal translations supplied by his mother and an English friend), and "filled his novel with English words." This latter is the result, Karlin says of Proust's own personal sensibilities His] linguistic, like his literary countenance...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57-66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... book, the ultimate mystery of the national essence—that o]ur national essence is vast and unfathomable and cannot be fully capturedis declared repeatedly. Essence of the National Polity works by means of excessive semantic proliferation, spinning out a sheer mass of words evoking distances in...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 146-149.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and subtle analysis places these various wobbles side by side in the belief that they inform and explain one another. “[W]ithout an analysis of the word ‘would’ in The Gates Ajar ,” she claims, her “reading of the ubiquity of the word in Jones would not make sense” (7). Incomprehensibility is not...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 162-168.
Published: 01 May 2013
... which, as the quoted e-mail exchanges show, has no end. The book, for all its genuine insights, risks inducing in the reader a feeling of slight suffocation through the inclusion of the e-mail exchanges of the loving community, detailing their thrill at the obscene words that Nabo- kov allegedly...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 371-374.
Published: 01 August 2010
... intimates the difficulties in naming exactly what happens when a writer’s knowledge of life gets fictionalized:transmutation , transfiguration, transposition. These words, constructed by prefixing trans to Latin loanwords, denote prepositions across, beyond, through; but trans can also denote changing...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467-473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the District Commissioner’s paragraph, is something African fixed in a container ofE uropean origin too small for it, but how is it like the Igbo words in Oduche’s new primer? The novice reader contemplates a series of letters and words intended to teach the alphabet: “a b a aba/ e g o ego...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 99-120.
Published: 01 May 2007
... ): 300 –10. Sass , Karen R. “At A Loss For Words: Addie and Language in As I Lay Dying.” The Faulkner Journal 6.2 ( 1991 ): 9 –23. Sedgwick , Eve Kosofsky . Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity . Durham: Duke UP, 2003 . “See-saw.” The Oxford English Dictionary...