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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 337–360.
Published: 01 November 2006
...MICHAEL SAYEAU Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Achebe , Chinua . “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.” Heart of Darkness . Ed. Paul B. Armstrong New York: Norton, 2006 . 336 –49. Adorno , Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory . Trans. Robert...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 474–477.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Deirdre David Ryan Vanessa L. , Thinking without Thinking in the Victorian Novel . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2012 ), pp. 243 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Minds at Work VANESSA L. RYAN, Thinking...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sam Alexander Mullen Patrick R. , The Poor Bugger's Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History . ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 ), pp. 213 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Cleary Joe . “Toward a...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nation-state and capitalism are absent. I draw upon Georg Lukács's reflections on historical consciousness and the European novel to consider the differences between realist forms as they are deployed in the metropolis and the periphery. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited bin Abdul Kadir...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
...JEANNE FOLLANSBEE QUINN Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Agee , James . “Art for What’s Sake?” New Masses 21 ( 1936 ): 48 –49. Agee , James . Letters of James Agee to Father Flye . 1962. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1971 . Agee , James , and Walker...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
...CAROLE ANNE TAYLOR Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Alonso , Carlos J. “Editor’s Column: 11 September 2001.” PMLA 117 ( 2002 ): 9 –12. Bambara , Toni Cade , and Louis Massiah, dirs. and prods. The Bombing of Osage Avenue . WHYY Video. Philadelphia: Scribe...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Emily J. Lordi Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Thorsson Courtney , Women's Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women's Novels ( Charlottesville : U of Virginia P , 2013 ), pp. 227, paper, $27.50 . As scholars increasingly reconsider the Black...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
...CATHY SHUMAN CAROLINE LESJAK, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel (Durham: Duke UP, 2006), pp. 288, cloth, $79.95, paper, $22.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Pleasure Works CAROLINE LEsJAK, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... coercive force they see their views carrying. McEwan's work finds the forms of this immodesty not just in religious or political ideals but in science, criticism, and secularism, the latter perhaps the more concerning because they conceal their immodesty in the allegedly modest forms of “neutrality” and...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Michael Lucey This article is in part an attempt to demonstrate Proust's interest in the sociological functioning of talk, where talk is viewed not solely as a medium for communication but also as one in which social work of various kinds is accomplished via nonsemantic features of language. The...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... kind of specialized cultural attention that childhood had become over a century earlier. One place where we can see this change happen is the work of Henry James. The adult is not a fact of nature that James exploits but rather an idea that he helps to construct, both through the way he talks about the...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... spontaneous direct address that figuratively emplaces singularized readers in precisely delimited narrative scenes. In her later work she gives up on even this pretense of a shared common ground for readers from a vast and diverse public, instead using more oblique forms of address, like writerly commentary...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 326–331.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in miniature, the affective processes involved in the work as a whole. It is intended as a microcosm of the temporal workings of long narrative. Rather than offering the “see, it works this way” epistemology of close reading, it functions in Victorian reviewing and novel theory as “see, it feels this...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimentation drawn from a global cultural palette while exploring domestic or local themes. Like their Egyptian literary forerunners, these young writers addressed social and political questions, but both the urban and the geopolitical context within which they worked had altered dramatically as a result of...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Heidegger's thought in order to propose that the potential for supranational circulation impinges upon the novel's mimesis: specifically, how figurations of character, action, and event relate to a larger social or communal horizon—the work's ethos. Attending to the problem of ethos in Disgrace clarifies the...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 18–44.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alicia Christoff This essay traces the connections between Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891) and the work of the twentieth-century psychoanalytic writer D. W. Winnicott, particularly his essay “The Capacity to Be Alone” (1958). It argues that reading Hardy alongside British object...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Plotz This piece asks what relation the turn toward a new era of patrimonial capitalism—traced in Thomas Piketty's recent work—bears to the modern rise of fantasy worlds and speculative fiction. The problem of justifying distinction in a world that presumes common humanity beneath surface...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kate Flint In this response piece, I consider the variety of ways in which reading may be said to work upon a reader, and I bring out the importance of the idea of affect in this respect. I note that affect is frequently conceived of in a positive light, and my argument shifts to ask what happens...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a shift in the focus of public sympathy from incompetent aristocratic officers to heroic working-class soldiers—thus moving Russell's reports into the realm of the realist novel, as its terms were being debated and defined in the 1850s. The essay compares Russell's journalism with George Eliot's...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Tom Perrin This article contributes to the formulation of an aesthetics of the so-called middlebrow novel during the early Cold War years, when the term middlebrow was in its widest circulation. It argues that in their work middlebrow authors frequently attempt to adapt the Enlightenment paradigm...