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Nash, Andrew

New Directions in the History of the Novel

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Patrick Parrinder, Andrew Nash, Nicola Wilson

Part I. The Material Text

2. Novel Designs: Manipulating the Page in English Fiction, 1660–1780
Thomas Keymer

3. Textual Instability and the Contemporary Novel: Reading Janice Galloway’s The Trick is to Keep Breathing On and Off the Page
Andrew Nash

4. The Early American Novel in Fragments: Writing and Reading Serial Fiction in the Post-Revolutionary United States
Matthew Pethers

5. Archive Fever: The Publishers’ Archive and the History of the Novel
Nicola Wilson

Part II. Literary Histories: Questions of Realism and Form

6. Memory, Interiority and Historicity: Some Factors in the Early Novel
Patrick Parrinder

7. A Gothic History of the British Novel
Nancy Armstrong

8. Critical Histories of Omniscience
Rachel Sagner Buurma

9. The ‘power of the written word’: Literary Impressionism, Politics and Anxiety
Max Saunders

10. Virginia Woolf and Metonymic Realism: Making It New?
Pam Morris

Part III. The Novel in National and Transnational Cultures

11. Defining an ‘Age of the Novel’ in the United States
Jonathan Arac

12. Between Modernism and the Postcolonial: Reading Patrick White and Malcolm Lowry in the 1970s
Mark Williams

13. Transporting Fiction: The Novel in a (Post)Colonial World
Simon Gikandi

Part IV. The Novel Now

14. Art Unseduced by Its Own Beauty: Toni Morrison and the Humility of Experiment
David James

15. The Dynamics of Residual and Emergent in the American Novel after 1940
Cyrus R. K. Patell, Deborah Lindsay Williams

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, North American Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Literary History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137026989
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-43946-1

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