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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and a portside world unmoored from the disordered emotions of everyday life—including the melancholic feelings that attach to our past and that the port city fictions so vividly aestheticize. These films, however, can be contrasted with the more ethnographic interests of a documentary such as Sea Point Days...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of “On the Road Home” (186). Bonnie Costello remarks that “ ‘Sea- Blue Aubade’ recalls several poems from Parts of a World, where meaning- generating mind (the ‘doctor’ of ‘doctrine’ in Stevens) confronts the unformed morning” (1997, 49). I am grateful to Luke Carson for pointing out and encouraging me...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... The point of the opposition between sea and ocean is not that the latter is fully withdrawn from human signification (which would remove it from the pur- view of the novel); rather, the insistence on an alien maritime dimension points to the difficulty of making oceanic life forms significant in human...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
... him to emphasize their vicious- ness, suggesting even that he title the piece “Whales: Lions of the Sea.” Kellogg stood his ground. “Left and right he fought off editors’ desires to sensationalize cetacean ‘monstrosity’ and at one point wrote to a colleague, ‘The publisher has the idea that all...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... on public issues of her day. She now names visual artists in her poems, associating their work with distinctive interventions. But while never wrong about suffering, the Old Masters do tend to disagree on many points. By drawing on a different artist for each of several successive poems, Moore con...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the eighteenth century. © 2015 by University of Oklahoma 2015 East India Company merchant networks Indian Ocean trade Arabian Seas Works Cited Arasaratnam Sinnappah . 1986 . Merchants, Companies and Commerce . Delhi : Oxford University Press . Aslanian Sebouh . 2008...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 283–287.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and wave and silence bears little distinction from that between the wind and the air, the wave and the sea. At the daily peep of dawn in the east, we hear, in the mist of dream and dreariness, the chorus of the fowls, greeting the advent of morning. The night is still...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and then pro- vides the news that the latter was destroyed at sea. The last storm occurred three weeks before the encounter, leaving the crew of the Marie to wonder "si, ce matin-la, ils n'avaient point cause avec des trepasses" 'if, that morning, they had spoken with deadmen' (111:11). Again, the text...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 11–32.
Published: 01 March 2001
...: at that point the hero arrives, kills the dragon, marries the daughter, and succeeds to the kingdom (189). These two principles are clearly at work in Valdivia's epistolary narrative. Val- divia underwent a series of perilous labors which included the arduous journey from Peru to Chile across...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 September 2011
... catching those waves and seeing where they take us in our exploration of being human. The metaphor I use most consistently for what it feels like to do this in the consultation involves surfing. There is a point in each consultation when doctors and patients sit in each other’s sea, paddling around...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . The Recognition of Herman Melville . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . ———. 2008 . Melville: The Making of the Poet . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press . Philbrick Nathaniel . 2001 . In the Heart of the Sea: Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex . New York : Penguin...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... invokes biblical language. The collection s title, (Good Will Come from the Sea), conjures proverbs like Ecclesiastes 11:1: Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days (King James Version). The world (good) is asso- ciated with Christian virtue and goodness. However...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
... as socially progressive. Reading as a case in point The Sword Went Out to Sea (Synthesis of a Dream), a spiritual autobiog- raphy first published in 2007, I will argue that this process of recovery through writing is imaginary and sabotages real recovery in the psychoanalytic...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of London and New York continue to elaborate their risk-­saturated reach and influence. The point of examining critical breakdowns and renewals in the EIC’s first factory is to recognize that the divisions expressed there, which nearly stifled the experiment at the outset, matter still...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
... reservations and sea shores, Wildlife in America (1959) and Shore Birds of North America (1967), and two travel narratives, Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age (1962) and The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness (1965). Each of these began life...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 107–126.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-day event at Chicago's prestigious Northwestern University. "Perhaps at this point in our history," Gurga observed, "we might consider being gracious enough to acknowledge Noguchi's role in the communication of the aesthetics of Japanese haiku to the West." In his speech, Gurga did not give...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... 4). It is easy to imagine here that the “mainstream” audience to which she refers are non-Aboriginal, a point that Indigenous author and scholar Anita M. Heiss ( 2003 : 16) makes when observing that “a general Aboriginal reading experience is yet to be fostered.” Indeed, in an essay for Heat...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 39–56.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., points the horse and its new driver back toward the farm, sneaks onboard, ships out with the potatoes, and heads off on a round-the-world voyage. Bob's first encounter with Japan occurs even before he crosses the Pacific, when he saves the life a young man blown out to sea off the Japanese...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 219–237.
Published: 01 September 2010
...) In this extended metaphor, the partial vision of a person is compared to two actions that are less seeing than aiming, so that Qian’s subtle point is that limited 62575-Genre Fall Winter 2010-Fall Winter 2010 special issue.indd 223 3/4/11 9:24 AM 224...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Company for Supremacy in the Eastern Seas . Kenthurst, NSW, Australia : Rosenberg . Beach Adam R. 2008 . “Restoration Poetry and the Failure of English Tangier.” Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 48 , no. 3 : 547 – 67 . Bowen H. V. Mancke Elizabeth Reid John G...