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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 (2007) 40 (3-4): 17–58.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 32:22-32," Image-Music-Text. Trans. S. Heath (New York: 1977). Bloom, Harold and David Rosenberg. The Book of J (New York: Grove Wei- 58 GENRE denfeld, 1990). Brisman, Leslie. The Voice of Jacob: On the Composition of Genesis (Bloom- ington: Indiana UP, 1990). De Man, Paul...
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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raped their sister, and then sued her father 1 The essay presented here has been excavated by the editors from a larger unpublished study, "Sis- ters...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
... Girl, Written by Herself , 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...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 143–170.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Contemporary Writers and the Jewish Bible, and Bloom's books on the Bible include The Book of J and Jesus and Yahweh. 2 Weaver was anticipated by Susan Niditch. who discusses Jacob. Joseph, and Esther as tricksters. GENRE XL - FALL/WINTER 2007 - 143-170 COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNI- VERSITY OF OKLAHOMA...
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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 (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 (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 (2022) 55 (3): 179–203.
Published: 01 December 2022
... positions the elongated digressions and the sociopolitical and economic histories they retrieve as indispensable rather than extrageneric elements. Or take the “right” Jacob Fuller, this villainous slave master of the first half of the novel; he reappears as Flint Buckner, a frontier edition of Simon...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 171–200.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Luke's Zechariah might be said to find himself on terrain not unlike that of a much better known scene of re-naming from Gen- esis. When Jacob finds himself alone and in the dark at Jabbok Ford, his life as "Jacob" has reached a breaking point of crisis. That life so-named is, as events will show...
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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 (2023) 56 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 April 2023
... (and nonfictions) from the 1790s to 1860 (Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of the Slave Girl is the latest text on which he focuses) to uncover the variety of approaches these texts took toward fictionality. In so doing, he provides a rewarding and useful field guide to fiction in the first several decades...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 327–331.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in showing how Douglass represents the limits of white sympathy as antislavery practice. In the final chapter, Ross significantly expands her framework augmenting her analysis of “the dialectic of racialized surveillance and sousveillance” to both gender and the market. In readings of Harriet Jacobs's...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 271–275.
Published: 01 December 2022
...: the field of ethnography. The burgeoning folklorism of the period encompassed not just the Celtic Twilight but the Jewish anthropologist Joseph Jacobs, some of whose work focused on Jews, and the (non-Jewish) Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, who, Freedman tells us, “anthologized Jewish folk tales and customary...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
....” In Habib 1997 , 79 – 96 . Kumar Avanindra , ed. 1987 . Vedāntasāra of Sadānanda: With Sanskrit Commentary “Vidvanmanoranjani” of Rāmatīrtha and English Translation of Colonel G. A. Jacob . Translated by Jacob G. A. . Delhi : Parimal . Lach Donald F. 1965 . Asia...
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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
... . “Why the Novel Matters.” In D. H. Lawrence: Selected Literary Criticism , edited by Beal Anthony , 102 – 8 . New York : Viking . Littleton Jacob . 1995 . “Mrs. Dalloway: Portrait of the Artist as a Middle-Aged Woman.” Twentieth-Century Literature 41 , no. 1 : 36 – 53...