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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 April 2023
... in the study of literature in school, cultural capital has proven limited in its ability to explain the dynamics of the contemporary literary field at large. Addressing this limitation, this essay reintroduces a lesser‐known term from the work of Pierre Bourdieu, “social capital,” exploring how it becomes...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 15–31.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Simon During Abstract This article considers the legacy and value of John Guillory's literary sociology in providing a rationale for literary studies today. Bringing the work of Pierre Bourdieu to bear on the canon wars of the 1980s and 1990s, Guillory laid bare the mechanisms of canon formation...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 93–107.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Guillory Pierre Bourdieu Loïc Wacquant cultural studies race studies To read Cultural Capital three decades after its initial publication is to be reminded once again of Guillory's incisive account of canon formation in relation to the university's function of regulating cultural capital...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Literature: From Antiquity to the Present Day . London : Verso Books . Bennett Tony . 2005 . “ The Historical Universal: The Role of Cultural Value in the Historical Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu .” British Journal of Sociology 56 , no. 1 : 142 – 64 . Bourdieu Pierre . 1996...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Standard . 28 Jan. 1998 . 25+ . Bourdieu Pierre Johnson Randal . The Field of Cultural Production: Essays on Art and Literature . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . Conroy Mark . Muse in the Machine : American Fiction and Mass Publicity . Columbus : Ohio State...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 July 2021
... different object—not print culture, not the public sphere, but what he calls, following Pierre Bourdieu, the “literary field.” Ultimately, he seeks to chart the emergence of that elusive ideal, the autonomy of the literary, in the febrile environment of late Elizabethan culture. This, it hardly need...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 81–92.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of certain class relations and accumulation of “cultural capital.” Guillory is not reductionist, of course, as his use and explication of Pierre Bourdieu makes clear, showing how Bourdieu avoids “economism” despite an analysis that fits squarely within a materialist frame. Higher education is a special...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2023
... emerged. This institution is the school, and its function is to regulate access to what the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu called “cultural capital.” Although Guillory does not define the term at the outset of his book, he does so later, in his essay “Bourdieu's Refusal.” “Cultural capital,” he writes...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 49–54.
Published: 01 April 2022
... by noticing a glitch in recent work on the politics of aesthetics. If, for decades, critics followed Pierre Bourdieu in regarding aesthetic judgment as a subtle instrument for shoring up social inequality, thinkers such as Jacques Rancière and Joseph North have lately reclaimed aesthetics for progressive ends...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
... literary sociology Guillory's influential 1993 book Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation promotes a sociology of the literary field framed by the concept of cultural capital elaborated in the work of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. At the same time, it advances a critique...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 103–109.
Published: 01 April 2014
... 105 ture becomes in Bernstein’s formulation welded to its own reception to produce lived behaviors as well as individual subjects. Bernstein cites a range of theorists on ideology and subjectivity (Louis Althusser, Donna Harraway, Judith Butler, Pierre Bourdieu) and “thing theory” (Bill Brown...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 107–126.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Press , 2005 . Bourdieu Pierre . The Field of Cultural Production . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . Burgess Gelett . `` Yone Noguchi's Verse .'' San Francisco Examiner 29 Nov. 1896 , 35 . Carr Helen . `` Imagism and Empire ,'' in Modernism...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... . Austen Jane . 1818 . Persuasion . London : Murray . Black Naomi . 2004 . Virginia Woolf as Feminist . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Bourdieu Pierre . 1986 . “Forms of Capital.” In Handbook of Theory of Research for the Sociology of Education , edited...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Bloom Harold . 1975 . Kabbalah and Criticism . New York : Seabury . Blumenberg Hans . 1985 . Legitimacy of the Modern Age . Translated by Wallace Robert M. . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Bourdieu Pierre . 1977 . Outline...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 369–381.
Published: 01 September 2010
... person. The contrasting and often contradictory positions of scholars such as Max Weber, Norbert Elias, Harold Garfinkel, Erving Goffman, Pierre Bourdieu, historians of the Annales School, Michael de Certeau, Clifford Geertz, Anthony Giddens and many others are united...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Bourdieu, and Jean-­François Lyotard. The leading post-­structuralist feminists, the prolific authors Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, and Luce Irigaray, continue to publish. And this group snapshot does not take into account either second or later generations of post-­structuralists. The current...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-garde circles Trilling could maintain this posture, because he worked in what Pierre Bourdieu describes as “the field of restricted production,” a segment of the larger cultural field that has greater autonomy because it addresses fellow cultural practitioners. Thus Trilling’s “Of This Time” has...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Crossings.” 4. Although Virginie Despentes’s (2006, 141) assertion that “in the last thirty years no man has produced the slightest innovative text on the subject of masculinity” ignores a substantial corpus of scholarship on masculinity — ranging from Pierre Bourdieu’s sociological studies...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 47–79.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . Mythologies . Trans. Lavers Annette . New York : Hill and Wang , 1972 . Bourdieu Pierre . Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste . Trans. Nice Richard . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1984 . Brauer George . The Education of a Gentleman: Theories of Gentlemanly...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): v–xx.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., crossing and recrossing borders, and experi- menting with various modes of translation and hybridity.6 Despite the increasing relevance of such marginalized or niche forms to cultural history, and despite the attentiveness with which scholars like Franco Moretti and Pierre Bourdieu have...