Special Issue
Novel beyond Nation
Guest Editor: Jernej Habjan

Introduction: Novel beyond Nation
Jernej Habjan 347

Novels before Nations:
How Early US Novels Imagined Community
Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse 353

Pre-modern Joking Relationships in Modern Europe: From Le Neveu de Rameau to Le Neveu de Lacan
Jernej Habjan 370

The Nation Between the Epic and the Novel: France Prešeren’s The Baptism on the Savica as a Compromise “World Text”
Marko Juvan 382

Autonomy after Autonomy, or, The Novel beyond Nation: Roberto Bolaño’s 2666
Emilio Sauri 396

The Narrator and the Nation-Builder: Dialect, Dialogue, and Narrative Voice in Minority and Working-Class Fiction
Alexander Beecroft 410

Novel, Utopia, Nation: A History of Interdependence
Hrvoje Tutek 424

Neomedievalism in Three Contemporary City Novels: Tobar, Adichie, Lee
Caren Irr 439

Crisis of the Novel and the Novel of Crisis
Suman Gupta 454