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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to arrive at a more expansive and synthetic knowledge of the world is accompanied by an effort to go beyond the first‐person voice, to a broader perspective. The novel subtly demonstrates the impossibility of such efforts, but, the essay argues, Books of Jacob continues this project, albeit from...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Katarzyna Bartoszyńska's “Two Paths for the Big Book: Olga Tokarczuk's Shifting Voice” follows the Nobel prize – winning author's innovations with free indirect discourse through two novels devoted impressively to worldmaking: Bieguni ( Flights ) and Księgi Jakubowe ( Books of Jacob ). Drawing on Susan...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 17–58.
Published: 01 September 2007
... ). Brisman Leslie . The Voice of Jacob: On the Composition of Genesis ( Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1990 ). De Man Paul . Blindness and Insight: Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism , ( Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1983 ). Derrida Jacques . Of Grammatology...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 101–128.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the rhetorical question Jacob's — and Leah's — sons ask to vindicate their taking vengeance on the people of a for- eign prince whose unruly whelp2 has raped their sister, and then sued her father 1 The essay presented here has been excavated by the editors from a larger unpublished study, "Sis- ters...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... , by Jacobs Harriet , edited by Child Lydia Maria , 7 – 8 . Boston : printed by author . Davis Charles T. Gates Jr. 1985 . “Introduction: The Language of Slavery.” In The Slave's Narrative , edited by Davis Charles T. Gates Henry Louis Jr. , xi – xxxiv . Oxford...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 143–170.
Published: 01 September 2007
... much in common, but Jace Weaver, a scholar of both religion and Indian culture, has argued provocatively that the story of Jacob in Genesis is "a trickster cycle, as any Indian reader immediately recognizes." (248) Weaver is concerned with rethinking traditional theological categories to make...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 393–405.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and/or buttress the foundational logic of imprisonment. As a con- tribution to the project of mapping a more race-conscious genealogy of punish- ment in the U. S., Doug Taylor's essay, "From Slavery to Prison: Benjamin Rush, Harriet Jacobs, and the Ideology of Reformative Incarceration," illuminates how...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
... , vol. 1 , pt. 10 . Historisch Journael vande Voyagie ghedaen met ses Schepen, uytghereed zijnde door de vermaarde Heeren Bewinthebberen van de Oost-Indische Compaignie, … Onder 't gebiedt vanden Heere Joris van Spilbergen … Als mede de Australische Navigatie, ontdeckt door Jacob le Maire in den...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 171–200.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Edward T. Duffy COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 WORKS CITED Alter Robert . The Art of Biblical Narrative . New York : Basic Books , 1981 . Alter Robert Kermode Frank , eds. The Literary Guide to the Bible . Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of António Galvão's Lost “História das Molucas.” Edited and translated by Jacobs Hubert T. T. M. . Rome : Jesuit Historical Institute . Greenblatt Stephen . (1976) 1990 . “Learning to Curse: Aspects of Linguistic Colonialism in the Sixteenth Century.” In Learning to Curse: Essays...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 145–147.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Ultimately, what America's Asia contributes is a theoretical framework for thinking about racial formation in Asian American representa- tions from the late nineteenth century on: citing a few possibilities, it expands early Asian American cultural studies to include Jacob Riis's depictions of Chi...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of Materialist Philosophy The 2011 publication of Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve: How the World Became Modern tapped into and further popularized a resurgent interest among early modernists in the classical materialist philosophies of Democritus, Epicu- rus, and Lucretius together with their impact...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... sentimentality and the sister's rigidity might be disliked. THE PASTORAL OF LIMITS 97 Jacob loves and is destined to marry (Genesis 29). The Biblical Laban gets his way for a while in this ritualized trickery (Jacob works another seven years for him before he...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 163–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Films , 2006 . Iraq in Fragments . Dir. Longley James . 2006 . DVD . Typecast Releasing , 2007 . Jaafar Ali . “Casualties of War.” Sight and Sound 18 . 2 ( 2008 ): 16 - 20 , 22 . Jacob Christian . The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 201–210.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to Religion and Jacob Taubes' Political Theology of Paul to Antonio Negri's soon-to-be-translated Labor of Job. Timothy S. Murphy University of Oklahoma ...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... paralysis was to write a series of novels, beginning with Jacob’s Room (1922), that created a radical fictional empathy among her characters, between those characters and her readers, and between her readers and Woolf herself. The subtle blend of form and feeling in Mrs. Dalloway, the supreme...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the light- footed “small desert rat” of Africa, which “honors the sand by assuming its color” and which she associates with the Old Testament survival narratives of Jacob and Joseph (1981, 10 – 14). These adaptive qualities are in turn compared to specific aesthetic practices. A Vatican fountain...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 361–372.
Published: 01 September 2000
...: Belknap Press of Har- vard University Press, 1999 372 GENRE . The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin 1910-1940, edited and annotat- ed by Gershom Scholem and Theodor W. Adorno; trans. Manfred R. Jacob- son and Evelyn M. Jacobson. Chicago and London...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 June 2006
... , 1992 . 1 - 179 . Loftie W. J. The Colour of London: Historic, Personal, & Local . Philadelphia : George W. Jacobs , n.d. [ 1916 ]. London and Its Environs, Including Excursions to Brighton, the Isle of Wight, etc.: Handbook for Travellers . 1878 . 2nd ed. Leipsic : Karl...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the global, self-congratulatory universe of Western capitalism. For Jacob- son-Hardy does include a series of photos of high-tech work places (see Figure 3) and thus...