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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . Washington Bryan Jr. Black Sects and Cults . New York : Doubleday , 1972 . Washington Joseph R. Black Religion: The Negro and Christianity in the United States . Boston : Beacon P , 1964 . TRACING THAT PENTECOSTAL FEELING: JAZZ AND THE SANCTIFIED CHURCH DOUGLAS FIELD...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Blau DuPlessis's work, including Drafts (1987–2013) and Traces, with Days (2017–), readily suggests itself as a case study for thinking through a megatextual impulse in the twenty‐first‐century long poem. Though her work is plainly indebted to its modernist precursors (H.D., Pound, Williams, etc...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Cecily Devereux This article considers Helen Fielding's two Bridget Jones novels as foundational texts in the genre of chick lit as it “produces, disseminates, and proliferates certain feminist and liberal subjectivities” (Butler and Desai 2008, 5). The focus is on tracing in these two novels...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
...David O. Dowling The “fighting whale” in shipwreck accounts has had a pervasive and stubborn hold on maritime narratives, simultaneously perpetuating lasting memorable tales and false assumptions about whale behavior that have endured for nearly two centuries. This essay traces the cultural...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... tradition and the “white slavery” narratives of the early twentieth century— The Wire becomes an inheritor of and contributor to our ever-changing picture of slavery in the United States and the cultural norms and anxieties that allow it to exist. This article traces some of the cultural contexts...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... holds a unique capacity to undermine the still-powerful cultural myth of the self-sustaining, solitary traveler. The effort to re-create a journey in turn refocuses our attention on travel writing's status as a border genre between fiction and nonfiction. Tracing the physical and textual pathways...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Emma Heaney This article begins by tracing the figure of gender inversion from Karl Heinrich Ulrichs's mid-nineteenth-century celebration of the “woman's soul confined in a man's body” to Edward Carpenter's early twentieth-century disavowal of the effeminate “of the extreme type,” whose gender...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... prompt or influence similar discussions in another? This essay investigates the writings of Jesuit missionaries at the court of Akbar and his heirs as possible vectors of influence between disparate regions of the world and traces information flows that, following Lucretius and Stephen Greenblatt, might...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Timothy S. Murphy This essay draws out the antipopulist and antinationalist implications of H. P. Lovecraft's cosmic antihumanism by tracing how his fiction (especially the tales At the Mountains of Madness and The Shadow out of Time ) deploys forms of representational inscription—maps, mural...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., in its intersection with Jane Eyre , the Life reveals the traces of fictional realist convention in factual accounts and, conversely, shows how far the novel, fictional form par excellence, retained an aura of facticity. Sarah Allison is assistant professor of English at Loyola University New...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
... retirement. Tracing the drama of genres inaugurated by the first novel's opening generic engagements into their denouement in Volume the Last , we can confront the span and the dialectical motion of Sarah Fielding's winnowing of the ethical potential of genres. Bill Knight is assistant professor...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 133–158.
Published: 01 July 2018
....” Approaching the films as new media in their historical moment and focusing specifically on exhibition contexts, this article places stag films in a multifaceted rather than a singular ancestry of visual culture, broadens the intertextual field of cinema beyond explicit representations of sex to trace...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... have had on economic production, political representation, and resistance. However, that focus on language and communications is a recent and poorly understood development in Negri's long career. This article traces Negri's recent interest in the power of language and communications, as well as his...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 March 2012
... from modernism, only repressed.” The essay thus traces the repression and reemergence of lyric poetry in art-historical discourse from the work of Clark's precursor Clement Greenberg through Clark's later books, Farewell to an Idea and The Sight of Death . The discussion ends with an imagined dialogue...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a specific truth about the archive: it always is a space of the Imaginary, a space into which desire and loss, perhaps the desire for loss, is projected and maintained in a kind of melancholy stasis. All the Names traces the journey of Senhor Jose, a clerk in the sprawling, labyrinthine General...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 283–286.
Published: 01 December 2022
... interested in the overlap between commercial life and literary culture in the early modern period and beyond. As England's economy expanded overseas, so did the reach of English writing. Accordingly, the final chapter turns from the national to the international literary market. Here, Werlin traces...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Novel is the impressive culmi- nation of a respected scholar’s lifelong love of American literature. Buell has produced a compendium of literary analysis and anecdotes fit for both the pro- fessional scholar and the recreational literary enthusiast. He begins his book by tracing the development...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 145–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
... event, that is, at the basis of struggle, this sequence is not progressive. Spinoza does not occupy the position of mediating element here, and consequently his thought does not take place in a historical becoming of the type whose general allure corresponds to the trace of a totally different...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 181–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
... boundaries give way. Given this postmodern perspective on the frame, it is not surprising that Marshall is influenced both by Wittgenstein's suggestion that when we think we are "trac- ing the outline of [a] thing's nature over and over again," we are "merely tracing round the frame through which...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 165–171.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the Bildungsroman as it grew from Goethe, and trace its appropriation in England and America in the nineteenth and twenti- eth centuries. Jeffers advances the thesis that what Goethe did with the founda- tional example of the genre, Wilhelm Meister, was to give literary expression to the right of self...