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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 April 2023
...: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Wiredu Kwasi . 1993 . “ Canons of Conceptualization .” Monist 76 , no. 4 : 450 – 76 . Wiredu Kwasi . 1998 . “ Toward Decolonizing African Philosophy and Religion .” African Studies Quarterly 1...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Ibos . London : Frank Cass , 1966 . Begam Richard . `` Achebe's Sense of an Ending: History and Tragedy in Things Fall Apart .'' Studies in the Novel 29.3 ( Fall 1997 ): 396 - 411 . Bell Richard H. `` African Philosophy from a Non-African Point of View: An Exercise in Cross...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2023
... is that “every field and subfield of the literary humanities should have its Cultural Capital .” In “John Guillory, Meet Kwasi Wiredu: A 1990s Guide to the Future English Department,” Jeanne-Marie Jackson considers the arguments of Cultural Capital from the perspective of African philosophy...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... devices — the parable and the fables. He writes, “Here I was, so to speak, the margin of margins: black, Catholic, African, yet agnostic; intellectually Marxist, disposed toward psychoanalysis, yet a special- ist in Indo-­European philology and philosophy” (1991, x). In this text, Mudimbe 252 GENRE...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 429–447.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of reformative incarceration, Jacobs ultimately ends up pro- ducing one of the few slave narratives that might also be read as a kind of proto- prison narrative, which anticipates the themes and concerns of twentieth and twenty-first century African American prison narratives. The typical starting...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 239–250.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... “Globalization and the Changing Logic of Collective Action.” International Organization 49 ( 1995 ): 529 - 625 . Cooper Frederick . “What Is the Concept of Globalization Good For? An African Historian's Perspective.” African Affairs 100 ( 2001 ): 189 - 213 . Derrida Jacques...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2024
... to confront the traumas of African American slavery, putting it in the distinguished company of Toni Morrison's 1987 Beloved (if we read the ghost story as literal) and, more recently, The Water Dancer (2020) by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The affordance of fantasy that allows such use is the break with reality...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . Austin : University of Texas Press . Bell Bernard . 1989 . The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition . Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press . ———. 2004 . The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Bunuel and Salvador Dali. Interestingly enough, Bataille JAZZ AND SUREALISM IN SPANISH POETRY 203 conveys a possible reason for his usual silence on African-American music when he concludes that the Blackbirds and their jazz evade discussion, as if beyond...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 245–259.
Published: 01 June 2004
..." POETICS ROBERTA S. MAGUIRE, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH Albert Murray is an important and controversial figure in jazz studies today Since the 1960s he has been writing about jazz as the quintessential American art form rooted in the African-American "blues idiom" and therefore...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Metamorphoses . Cambridge : Polity . Dalsgard Katrine . 2001 . “The One All-Black Town Worth the Pain: (African) American Exceptionalism, Historical Narration, and the Critique of Nationhood in Toni Morrison's Paradise.” African American Review 35 . 2 : 233 – 48 . DeKoven Marianne...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 599–624.
Published: 01 September 2002
... legal ideology itself structures certain discourses of victimhood. In the realm of civil law, for instance, existing legal structures essentially force African Americans to articulate themselves as perfect victims against a perfect discrimi- nator in order to prove discrimination (Crenshaw 287...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 145–166.
Published: 01 September 2009
... .” Productive Postmodernism . Ed. Duvall John N. . Albany : State U of New York P , 2002 . 93 - 110 . Print . ---. “ Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and the African American Narrative: Major’s Reflex, Morrison’s Jazz, and Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo .” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 35.2/3...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 2001
... mass art can satisfy Arendt's modernist concerns about social homogenization. Nearly fifty years on, I can listen to the recordings that initially popularized rock and roll. I can also listen to the records made by rock's immediate precursors, many of them African-Americans like Muddy Waters...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to investigate or promulgate ideas about politics or race (e.g., that jazz exemplifies democratic or American values,* or that jazz epitomizes the history of twentieth-century African Americans); to illustrate a philosophy of art (either a Modernist one or a Romantic one); or to celebrate the music...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 July 2015
... have a sense of relief at seeing such ‘familiar’ faces.” The episode sug- gests that categories of selfhood and belonging can shift depending on context. Although Muslims had been recently ejected from the Iberian Peninsula dur- ing the Reconquista, in India Iberians and Muslim North Africans came...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 291–305.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., sometimes random details of no musical significance. Sometimes, as in the cases of Duke Ellington, Bix Beiderbecke, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw, childhood seems to account for an artist's adult character, while in others it helps to reveal the difficult lives African Americans often have led...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 429–450.
Published: 01 September 2003
... N. Chabani . A Black Man Called Sekoto . Johannesburg : Witwatersrand UP , 1996 . Okeke Chika . “Modern African Art.” The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 . Ed. Enwesor Ekui . Munich,Ger. : Prestel , 2001 . 29 - 36 . Oguibe...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of inquiry. Another essay, "Postcolonial Theory in an American Context: A Reading of Martin Delany's Blake," by Timothy Powell, assigns a tertiary role in postcolonial criticism to Native Americans, behind African Americans and Chicanos. This is merely a curiosity, but the fact that Powell overlooks...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2004
... as efforts to assimilate and neutralize the non-European (African-American, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Latin) elements of jazz; this is a charge that has regularly been made against Cecil Taylor's music, for example. This does not alter the fact that a number of significant African-American jazz musicians...