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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Carolyn Vellenga Berman What is the “world” in “world literature”? In publishing, as in literary criticism, this term often applies to the leftovers of the international literary market: works not drawn from the major national publishing markets. It signifies, in effect, “the rest of the world” or...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Hunger): A Record of Childhood and Youth . 1944. New York: Perennial-Harper, 2006 . The Comic Book World of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man JEAN-CHRISTOPHE CLOUTIER The Invisible Art In the vibrant and ever-expanding world of...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Lloyd Pratt Sovereignty in the Atlantic World jonathan elmer, On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World (New York: Fordham UP, 2008), pp. 256, cloth, $75.00. Americanists keep trying to kill American exceptionalism, but it will not go away. One...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... novelists employ the conventions in characters who understand the world as a simple, single totality. For both writers, the cult serves to draw a contrast with the novels' own self-consciously complex cognitive maps of the contemporary world system. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the once peripheral literature and cinema that conformed to Fredric Jameson's definition of Third World national allegories can now be read as symptoms of First World cultural production. This historical and aesthetic shift has made itself felt at the heart of Israeli daily life in the rearticulation...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
... criticism, with that scholarly activity focused on such diverse topics as climate change ( Clarke ), naturalism ( Stanley ), New Wave science fiction ( Sykes ), apocalyptic discourse ( Gomel ), and the history of World War II in Asia ( Kong ) and Europe ( Baxter ). My goal in this essay, however, is to...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lily Saint Abstract This essay challenges recent theories of world literature that argue that the global anglophone novel, in particular, instantiates empathic, ethical connection across and beyond nation-states. Taking cues from Teju Cole's Open City , it understands the urge to connect as a...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... , that has become a beloved meme of conspiracy theorists around the world. The rebel leader Morpheus, played by Laurence Fishburne, presents the hacker Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, with a choice of two pills: if he swallows the blue one, he can carry on living his normal life, believing whatever he wants...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 216–239.
Published: 01 November 2007
...REBECCA L. WALKOWITZ Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Adams , Tim . “For Me, England is a Mythical Place.” The Observer 20 Feb . 2005 . Appiah , Kwame Anthony . Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers . New York: Norton, 2006 . Apter...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... of narrative fiction from the iversity of Nebraska Press Reviews The Novel's Empirical World FRANC0 h?ORETTI, ED., The Novel, Volulne I: History, Geography, and C~dltlire (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006), pp. 928, cloth, $125.00...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rosemary Marangoly George This essay argues that tracking Kamala Markandaya's literary career enables us to see, in retrospect, some of the blind spots of the postcolonial literary critical frame within which we have situated novels produced by third-world writers in the twentieth century...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... literacy, he does establish that the nonliterate world has the same potential for meaning and artistic creation and knows the same dangers of solipsism and literal reading as literacy does. I also consider several related themes: the trope of the talking book and the orthography that missionaries invented...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ban Wang During his tenure in the Lu Xun Academy in Yan'an, the center of the Chinese Revolution, the novelist Zhou Libo ran a seminar on world literature. While teaching masterpieces of European novelists, Zhou developed a theory of the novel that inherited themes of liberal humanism and...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 May 2004
...KARIN WESTMAN MELBA CUDDY-KEANE, Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere . New York: Cambridge UP, 2003. pp. 237, $60.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Woolf in the World AIELBA CUVDY-KEANE, Virginia Woos the Infellecfunl, nnd fhe Public...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maud Ellmann For Britons during World War II, war was in the air, in the form of bombing raids, but also on the air, in the form of news and propaganda on the radio. “Everyday War” shows how Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Townsend Warner respond to war in the air by turning to the English countryside...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 304–307.
Published: 01 August 2015
... narratives of the mutual attraction of socially literate individuals. Chapter 3 shows how periodicals aimed at male readers collaborate with novels like Frances Burney's Evelina to portray “the world,” or the public domain, as a sphere of life one must “enter” by leaving the sheltered sites of domesticity...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... understanding of the new “book of the world” than the “referential” function that stands as the traditional center of novel theory. The article concludes with a close reading of Adalbert Stifter's novel Indian Summer (1857) in order to demonstrate what an approach to a canonical text that is informed by our...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Krupa Shandilya Mufti Aamir , Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures ( Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2016 ), pp. 304, cloth, $35.00 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In recent years, the field of comparative literature has seen the emergence of a new...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 316–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... definitive contribution to our understanding of Western conceptions of the world. After this brilliance, the novels cannot help but appear dull, not due to any aesthetic flaws they might contain but because of Cheah's somewhat relentless search for a truth he already knows. Work Cited Williams...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped to...