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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 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Rizal: Paris, Havana, Barcelona, Berlin—3 ,'' New Left Review 29 ( September-October 2004 ): 91 - 120 . Andrew Dudley . `` Adaptation .'' Film Adaptation . Ed. Naremore James . New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers U P , 2000 , 28 - 37 . Cable George Washington...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: A Biography . New York : Random House , 1982 . Hutcheon Linda . A Theory of Adaptation ._ New York : Routledge , 2006 . Ilson Robert . “ Benito Cereno from Melville to Lowell .” Salmagundi 1 : 4 ( 1967 ): 78 - 86 . Lowell Robert . “ Benito Cereno .” Show 4 : 7...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Resnais .” Thousand Eyes Magazine ( March 1977 ): 6 . Scholes Robert . Fabulation and Metafiction . Urbana, IL : Univ. of Illinois Press , 1979 . ADAPTATION, METAFICTION, SELF-CREATION JULIE LEVINSON, BABSON COLLEGE When Adaptation, directed by Spike Jonze, was released...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 109–125.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Peter Kratzke Comparing Ambrose Bierce’s “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” (as framed by Bierce’s illuminating philosophical attitude) with the Frenchman Robert Enrico’s film adaptation (how his adaptation decisions are manifest in the film) and Rod Serling’s use of that film for an episode...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
... outside improvement's profitizing calculus and the choice to allow such experiences to remain unheard and erode away undetected. This tension informs Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Michael Winterbottom's Trishna (2011), a recent film adaptation of the novel set in twenty-first-century...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): i.
Published: 01 March 2010
... The title of Jesse Schotter's article in Genre volume XLII, numbers 1 & 2 was mistakenly listed as “Adaptation Liberal and Conservative: Benito Cereno and Robert Lowell's Literary and Radical Politics” in the Table of Contents and on the issue's back cover. The correct title, which appears...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mary Hong One of the distinguishing features of the 2005 cinematic adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is its dynamic quality of character and camera movement. The dynamism of movements within doors challenges the dialectic of immobility/mobility and indoor/outdoor that characterizes analysis...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Debra Shostak Isabel Coixet's 2008 adaptation of Philip Roth's Dying Animal (2001) signals in its title, Elegy , the conceptual divergence of the film from its source. Roth's title expresses the inescapable reality of the mortal body, its desires, decay, and disappearance; Coixet turns from...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the cliché facilitates rather than impedes their efforts to animate “dead metaphors.” Ashbery, a dedicated reader, translator, and critic of Roussel, adapts Roussel's methods, but his adaptations owe much to the work of a crucial intermediary, Duchamp, whose “bachelor machines” originated in his reading...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 335–356.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lee Clark Mitchell Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country for Old Men (2005), like Ethan Coen and Joel Coen's film adaptation (2007), poses two genres against one another, drawing on film noir techniques to defy what their Western materials seem to solicit. Fleeting gestures at wide-open landscape...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ben Robbins This article analyzes William Faulkner’s 1951 prose drama hybrid narrative Requiem for a Nun as an adaptation of two “women’s films” that he worked on as a Hollywood screenwriter in the 1940s, The Damned Don’t Cry (completed in 1941, released in 1950) and Mildred Pierce (completed...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 209–236.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Benjamin Mangrum This essay reexamines the conventional opposition in genre criticism between modern realism and classical tragedy. By adapting Roland Barthes’s account of realist representation with J. L. Austin’s theory of speech-acts, the essay shows that epistemological skepticism animates...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and the show’s adaptation to a contemporary media and historical environment. Contrary to earlier female warrior narratives, in which home threatens to confine the adventurer, Homeland treats the domestic realm as a space of adventure, where the rogue hero can investigate the wider world of war through binge...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the roaming romance of his vampires, Adam and Eve, who are both cultured cosmopolitans and endangered species seeking refuge in an increasingly uninhabitable world. Adam and Eve keep alive forms of intimacy and aesthetic appreciation on the verge of extinction even as they adapt to ecological crises...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and not least, its social concerns about economic inequality and corruption among the powerful. At the same time, Kim’s novel subtly reconfigures her hard-boiled sleuth as well as adapts the genre to a contemporary racial context. In this revision, both the institutional and personal practices of racism...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Lynch's unique position within the history of film noir as a genre. Vico's poetic developmental scheme, which relies on the “four master tropes” (metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche, and irony), is adapted to the historical evolution of film noir as a genre. The essay then translates Vico's ricorso...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . The article risks the claim that in Mailer's conflicted attempts to write the collective form we can not only locate stark evidence of the retreat of class-based models in the American political imaginary but also map the ways in which the novel genre adapts to political change. The paper also attends...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of Caribbean women's literature. In Beka Lamb Edgell uses the bildungsroman to engage a debate between discourses of identity, Creolization, and relationality in the Caribbean by juxtaposing a young girl's maturation and her diverse nation's decolonization. In the process of adapting this genre for new...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rafael Walker This essay argues that Ellen Glasgow's 1925 novel Barren Ground is an attempt to adapt literary realism, perennially viewed as the handmaiden of liberal individualism, to an age in which individualism was being replaced by more corporate and associational paradigms. To do so, Glasgow...