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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and the 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...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Stefan Waldschmidt Jonathan Farina , Everyday Words and the Character of Prose in Nineteenth-Century Britain ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2017 ), pp. 314 , hardcover, $99.99 . Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 The overarching aim of Farina's Everyday Words...
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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...
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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 (2009) 42 (3): 373–379.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as 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
... in 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 prescriptive...
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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 (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...
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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 (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 also suggests...
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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
... 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 aesthetics...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the novel if, to paraphrase the language of Moretti, we don’t take it as a given that narrative is only about what lies ahead but also includes what lies to the side? At the time Bagehot writes this essay, Dickens has been the “conductor” of his journal Household Words for eight years...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 May 2021
...). Culture and Society demonstrates how British writers, living amid the immense social and political changes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, repurposed words to characterize these tumultuous changes, to think about them, and to act on them. Among its great virtues, Culture and Society treats...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... proliferation, spinning out a sheer mass of words evoking distances in time and space that can- not be contained by the imagination. This multiplication of words referring to unimaginable distances bathes its declarations of imperial descent and national mission in an atmosphere of sublimity. The sublime...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 269.
Published: 01 August 2006
... words." This latter is the result, Karlin says of Proust's own personal sensibilities His] linguistic, like his literary countenance, was turned to- wards England but also more generally, because of a faddish French enthusiasm for all things English. To what extent this atzglomanie is Proust's...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to inter Addie Bundren, his first wife and the children's mother, strikes many readers as an outrage. The five-word declaration closes the novel in a stunned silence, borne on currents of shock and disbelief. These responses stem from two related sources. To any reader of the novel...
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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 just...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... us about the novel form in general. I want to argue that Alice is good on democracy because it reveals a necessary relation between rules and politics, between games and nonsense, and between procedural transparency and political violence. I want, in other words, to show how Carroll’s novelistic...