New Cultural Analytics Journal Article “Self Repetition and East Asian Literary Modernity, 1900-1930” by Hoyt Long, Anatoly Detwyler, and Yuancheng Zhu

Histories of East Asian literary modernity have often begun as historiographies of the narrative self. For some scholars, the emergence of a decidedly self-referential mode of fiction in the early twentieth century is part and parcel of what defines this modernity. In Japan there was the “I-novel”; and in China, Romantic fiction. The two are recognized…

Ted Underwood in Slate Magazine

NovelTM member Ted Underwood, and future members Hoyt Long and Richard Jean So recently published a compelling response to Thomas Piketty in Slate on money in the history of the novel. Drawing in part from HathiTrust Digital Library,  the authors counted references to amounts of money in 7,700 English-language works of fiction between 1750 and…