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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
... – 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 Lanser's delineation of authorial, personal, and communal voice, Bartoszyńska shows that each novel addresses...
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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raped their sister, and then sued her father 1 The essay presented here has been excavated by the editors from a larger unpublished study, "Sis- ters...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
... 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
...-­ century settlers encountered indigenous Americans on a daily basis. Euro- pean newcomers’ interactions with and descriptions of the Munsee, Mahican, Mohawk, and other peoples they met varied widely. Sometimes they gave gifts to “the wilden in order to have peace with them,” as the young sailor Jacob...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 171–200.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 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, no longer livable. For what Jacob is confronting at a place, soon to be gratefully renamed "God's face," is the way he has understood...
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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): 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 (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
...: 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 in the Making of Europe . Vol. 1 , The Century of Discovery , bk. 1 . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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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
..., not mimed.” Woolf’s answer to the problem of emotional 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...
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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 (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
...- malist adaptive qualities 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...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... de Filippis Simonetta . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 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...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ; and O'Callaghan 2006 . 2. On intersections of nationalism, gender, sexuality, and violence in Northern Ireland, see Kitchin and Lysaught 2004 ; Jacobs, Jacobson, and Marchbank 2000 . 3. Reviewer Catherine Toal ( 2018 ) links the name “milkman” to an “in-joke that is never made explicit...