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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 85–108.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Kristina Quynn This essay presents an analysis of narratives of contingency in the contemporary academic novel, particularly the mode of the “ adjunctroman .” It contends that adjunct protagonists frustrate the most recognizable mode of academic fiction—the “ Professorroman ”—with sagas...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 99–117.
Published: 01 September 2009
... novels of the early nineteenth century, but it was in the twentieth century that the use of academic conventions came into more widespread use by those writing innovative fic- tion. There are countless examples of twentieth century fiction coming complete with footnotes [one thinks, for instance...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Steinlight, Emily. 2018. Populating the Novel: Literary Form and the Politics of Sur- plus Life. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Tate, Andrew. 2017. Apocalyptic Fiction. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth. 2019. The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of two book clubs and his work as a guest on radio and television programs have been almost forgotten. Seeking to redress this oversight, this essay focuses on Trilling’s work as a script supervisor for Channing (1963–64), a television series adaptation of his campus fiction “Of This Time, of That Place...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... with bigger print—highlighting once more pub- lishers' uncertainty over whether to market literary fiction as a physical com- modity or high aesthetic form. But such market pressures apply not just to fic- tion writing. Academics on both sides of the Atlantic also work in a "publish or perish...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 March 2002
... begins, in Kelly's collection, not with the plays but rather with the writer's efforts in film, radio and television, and fiction. While beginning the "Works" section with gen- res not foremost in our perception of the author may seem disjunctive at first, this strategy actually makes...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 176–178.
Published: 01 March 2002
... begins, in Kelly's collection, not with the plays but rather with the writer's efforts in film, radio and television, and fiction. While beginning the "Works" section with gen- res not foremost in our perception of the author may seem disjunctive at first, this strategy actually makes...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 March 2002
... gamesman—in ways that reinforce and refine the value of these concepts. The process of defining Stoppard's relationship to the idea of genre begins, in Kelly's collection, not with the plays but rather with the writer's efforts in film, radio and television, and fiction. While beginning...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 145–166.
Published: 01 September 2009
... .” Productive Postmodernism . Ed. Duvall John N. . Albany : State U of New York P , 2002 . 93 - 110 . Print . ---. “ Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and the African American Narrative: Major’s Reflex, Morrison’s Jazz, and Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo .” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 35.2/3...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . -------------.` American Indian Fiction, 1968-1983 ', reproduced at < http://www2.tcu.edu/depts/prs/amwest/html/wll058.html > [last accessed 28.07.04 ] Krupat Arnold . Ethnocriticism: Ethnography, History, Literature ( Berkeley & Oxford : U of California Press , 1992 ) Larson Sidner...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as the chosen entertainment of the world-­weary intellectual. Claiming that the detective novel provided an escape from overly subjective atmospheric fiction, she argued that academics were natural consumers of the genre and defended its formal integrity in language reminiscent of Sayers: “We grant...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... irony of Wood's effort to delegitimate BANs with insinuations of femininity is that the academic reception of the genre has marked it as emphatically masculine. Two articles by Edward Mendelson ( 1976a , 1976b ) are usually credited with introducing the designation “encyclopedic.” 4 For Mendelson...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... -Annie Dillard, "To Fashion a Text" Even academics relatively conversant in the field of autobiography are generally unfamiliar with the term that Audre Lorde coined for her fictionalized memoir, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name. This text's subtitle identifies its genre...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 117–139.
Published: 01 July 2022
... century, that the whodunit attracted academic attention: in the 1960s, structuralists examined detective fiction as “a prototype for narrativity” (Pyrhönen 2010 : 46), approaching the genre as comprising “very Special fairy tales” (Symons 1985 : 108), the structure of which “exaggerate[d] the formula...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 171–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... : The University of Georgia Press , 1994 . ---. A Moral Tale: Children’s Fiction and American Culture 1820-1860 . Hamden, Connecticut : The Shoe String Press, Inc. , 1975 . Males Mike A. Framing Youth: Ten Myths About the Next Generation . Monroe, Maine : Common Courage Press , 1999...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 107–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Identity and Desire . Eds. Bi Academic Intervention . Washington : Cassell Press , 1997 . 38 - 57 . Friedberg Anne . “‘ And I Myself Have Learned to Use the Small Projector’: H.D.’s Film-work .” Telescope 3.3 ( Fall 1984 ): 171 - 7 . Friedman Susan Stanford . Penelope’s Web...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
... . Kukkonen Karin . 2014 . “Bayesian Narrative: Probability, Plot, and the Shape of the Fictional World.” Anglia: Journal of English Philology 132 , no. 4 : 720 – 39 . Lazzarato Maurizio . 1996 . “Immaterial Labour.” In Radical Thought in Italy , edited by Virno Paolo Hardt...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of Crime Fiction . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan . Batuman Elif . 2005 . “Adventures of a Man of Science: Moretti in California.” n+1 3 , September . nplusonemag.com/adventures-man-science . Beecroft Alexander . 2008 . “World Literature without a Hyphen: Towards...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Vincent B. Leitch During the closing decades of the twentieth century, French post-structuralism constituted a powerful shaping force on many academic disciplines, especially literary and cultural studies. At the opening of the twenty-first century, most of its major figures, born between the two...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2009
... . Print. SUNY Ser. in Postmodem Culture . McCaffery Larry . “ An Interview with David Foster Wallace .” The Review of Contemporary Fiction . 13.2 ( 1993 ): 127 - 50 . Academic OneFile. Web. 22 September 2009 . McElroy Joseph . Lookout Cartridge . Woodstock : Overlook...