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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to demonstrate how ranting narrators usurp and redeploy sovereign speech to create a spectacle of their own abjection. Examination of Dimitris Dimitriadis’s “Abomination” and selected stories from Christos Iconomou’s Good Will Come from the Sea foregrounds the ranter’s dispossession and explores the disruptive...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 371–388.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the national subject is disrupted by the uncanny return of the abject figure of subject formation. Shohini Chaudhuri suggests that, "in their focus on the nation, the fam- ily, and the body, [contemporary vampire] texts highlight the vulnerability of these sites and the inherent instability...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 85–108.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and at its best revels in the “crises” of higher education to begin imagining the twenty-first-century professoriat anew. adjunctroman Professorroman academic fiction abject speculative Copyright © 2019 by University of Oklahoma 2019 ...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . Inventing Southern Literature . Jackson : U Press of Mississippi , 1998 . Kristeva Julia . Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection . Translated by Roudiez Leon S. . New York : Columbia U Press , 1982 . LaCapra Dominick . Writing History, Writing Trauma . Baltimore : Johns...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of disgust with European civilization" ("Jazz" 99). 2See the account in Manhood, 184-5; also L'Afrique Fantdme, 614ff. FROM THE SHAMEFUL ORDER OF VIRILITY 465 with the particular. Manhood is not simply a study in abjection, but, far more substantially...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., abjected, fetishized) human body as a locus of horror after the weird’s radical rejection of it. Nonetheless, Barker is, I’d propose, an aes- thetician who is clearly post-­Weird. In point of fact, I think that precisely in his relationship to the body, to social memory, to eroticism, and to yearning...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 125–139.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- rative about recurring abjections and injuries, the text traces the transformation of immigrants from modern Japan into racialized, implicitly un-modern Japanese Americans. A long forgotten labor of love, accidentally "discovered" in the East Asian branch of a University of California Library...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Kimmel Michael . 1996 . Manhood in America: A Cultural History . New York : Free Press . Kristeva Julia . 1982 . Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection . Translated by Roudiez Leon S. . New...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 395–432.
Published: 01 September 2004
... British Protes- tantism's need to abject the Catholic Other in the interests of national identity formation5—coincides with broader discursive changes—the shift from torture to visibility, sovereign power to bio-power at the onset of modernity. And yet, although, following...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
... by the community, and the two texts I cover here can be seen to represent it in just this way. In the pages that follow I argue that the cemetery, and its representation in Spoon River Anthology and act 3 of Our Town, ought to be considered public space rather than its more custom- ary abject, heterotropic...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 279–317.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of abjection, a determinate of structure as much as of value.4 At an opposite end of the aesthetic spectrum, the poetry of the Language School has gone to great lengths to dismantle the conjunction of experience, decision, and form that fused love and literary value for the New Americans.5 While...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 171–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . “ Hiroshima, Mon Petit .” Time 27 March 1995 : 80 . Kristeva Julia . Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Roudiez Leon S. . New York : Columbia UP , 1982 . La Fave Lawrence Haddad Jay Maesen William A. . “ Superiority, Enhanced Self-Esteem, and Perceived...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the abject groveling scientist working with lead and powerful people in urgent need of gold. This is not the least of the reasons why it has always been more or less occult. Chapter 1, “Visibilia,” shows a series of visual representations of alchemy, from images in alchemical manuscripts to early...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the abject groveling scientist working with lead and powerful people in urgent need of gold. This is not the least of the reasons why it has always been more or less occult. Chapter 1, “Visibilia,” shows a series of visual representations of alchemy, from images in alchemical manuscripts to early...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 203–209.
Published: 01 March 2008
...- tural identity, focusing on how Dryden recasts international economic conflict into a "Manichean politics of English virtue and Dutch vice" (163). Martyr- dom becomes a "strategy of self-definition." (151). Defoe, in contrast, rejects Dryden's nightmare of national abjection in the face...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the previous episodes of abjection also moves the diary's concerns from appropriate gender and sexual desire to anxieties about mental and physical coherence that are keyed more clearly to biopower, or the "biopolitics of the population" theorized by Michel Foucault, that views the individual human...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Cholmondeley’s unburied corpses bear com- parison to the Kristevan abject, “the jettisoned object . . . radically excluded” that “from its place of banishment . . . does not cease challenging its master” (Kristeva 1982, 2). The metaphors of unburied, restless dead in Red Pottage mark psychic experience...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 125–147.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., particu- larly of the modern, secular variety (that is, after Rousseau), "is not only the rev- elation of sin and crime . . . but also, and even more, the confession of abject, unavowable, 'unhealthy' behavior and inclinations .As Rousseau comments, 'it is not crimes that cost me the most to speak...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., should be renewed, and that the Sedee and his Army should be ordered off Bombay” (224). The roles scripted for the English ambassadors by diplomatic protocol and ritual forms of submission to imperial authority allow Hamilton to emphasize the theatricality that marks European abjection...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 331–357.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a human creature with bloody wings its private parts reamed still trying to speak (Rich 2013, 312)7 Neoliberalism’s abject or “sequestered” subjects attempt to speak back but can...