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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
...] . A Pair of Adventurers in Search of El Dorado . London : Sampson Low & Co. , 1915 . Conrad Joseph . Heart of Darkness . 1898 . Ware, Herts : Wordsworth Editions Limited , 1995 . Craig E. H. Cunningham . Oil-Finding: An Introduction to the Geological Study of Petroleum...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 39–56.
Published: 01 September 2006
... - 108 . Curry Michael . `` On Space and Spatial Practice in Contemporary Geography .'' In Concepts in Human Geography . COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 SPACE, SETTING, AND THE ADVENTURE STORY: OR, WITH PERRY IN JAPAN SHEILA HONES Introduction...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Philip Joseph The Showtime series Homeland (2011–) has typically been seen as a spy thriller, an instance of “terrorism TV,” or an example of prestige television. This article takes a long view of Homeland , treating its heroine, Carrie Mathison, as a female warrior-adventurer, a character...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Melissa Free H. Rider Haggard has long been known as the premier writer of the imperial adventure novel, which is described by scholars as predominantly devoid of colonial settlers, particularly women. Yet his most innovative contribution to the genre of adventure fiction is actually his most...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... exploration as a pretext for military action and adventure, Stargate SG-1 raises troubling questions about the long history of archaeological and military collaboration in the region and, moreover, archaeology's role in the political and cultural tensions in Iraq today. SG-1 offers a symbolic perspective...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in the “career” as the form of individual development, the characterization of Phineas as an adventurer—and the depiction of romantic and political outcomes in London as stochastic—reveal a causal disjunction between individual choice and the mechanisms of social progress. Parliament is the setting of both...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 355–382.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Francisco : Sierra Club , 1990 . Dillard Annie . Pilgrim at Tinker Creek . 1974 . New York : Harper & Row , 1988 . Dufresne John . “On the Road to Trincomalee: The Renaissance of Travel/Adventure Literature in the United States.” The North Stone Review . 10 ( 1991-92...
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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 (2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green University Popular Press , 1979 . Dawson Graham . Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities . New York : Routledge , 1994 . Dear I. C. B. Foot M. R. D. , eds. The Oxford Companion to World War II . Oxford...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to Opium Eaters . London : W.R. Goodluck , 1823 . Anonymous . Go Ask Alice . New York : Simon and Schuster , 1971 . Boon Marcus . The Road of Excess: A History of Writers on Drugs . Cambridge : Harvard U P , 2002 . Brooker Will . Alice's Adventures: Lewis Carroll...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the "Nausicaa" chapter. Parody of what, exactly? The Chums, as their narrator makes clear, are heroes of a series of boys'-adventure novels, with titles such as The Chums of Chance at Krakatoa, The Chums of Chance Search for Atlantis (6), The Chums of Chance in Old Mexico (7), The Chums of Chance...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 171–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2005 . < http://www.literatureplace.com/awards/award_title.asp?AwardTitlelD=79 > . Pilkey Dav . The Adventures of Captain Underpants . New York : The Blue Sky Press/Scholastic, Inc. , 1997 . ---. The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby . New York : Scholastic, Inc. , 2002...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 25–53.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to aggregate objects into loose categories: adventure fiction, the circus, world's fairs. It is also a danger in generic criticism itself, whose urge to generalize risks blurring the historical and ideological conditions that make genre meaningful at any given time or place. The panorama, like...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the Little; or, The Life and Adventures of a Lap-Dog (1751) is one of the most famous examples of the narrative form and was reprinted by Oxford University Press in 1974. Other titles include The History and Adventures of a Lady's Slip- pers and Shoes (1754); The Adventures of a Kite (1780...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... their names continuously. Their names are not proper in the usual meaning of the word but rather common, disposable, changeable, and often shared. It is precisely their lack of a specified position, in terms of both identity and rank, that allows their rapid transforma- tions, movements, and adventures...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Melville saw evidence that most critics who hoped for the emergence of great American literature were looking for it to come in the form of poetry, not prose.” Famously of course Melville’s authorial career began in 1846 with a semi­ autobiographical travel-­adventure story, Typee: A Peep...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by University of Oklahoma 2021 comparative literature music and literature encyclopedic novel readerly immersion polyphonic narrative “Novels are long,” Franco Moretti ( 2013 : 165) reminds us, because they comprise series of adventures. Not all novels are “big” and “ambitious,” though. James...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Taylor Bayard , comp. Cyclopœdia of Modern Travel: A Record of Adventure, Exploration and Discovery, for the Past Fifty Years . Cincinnati : Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co. , 1856 . —-. At Home and Abroad . New York : G.P. Putnam , 1860 . —-. `` Humboldt at Home .'' Eclectic Magazine...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1989 . Gould Stephen Jay . Ontogeny and Phylogeny . Cambridge : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 1977 . Haggard Henry Rider . Three Adventure Novels. (King Solomon's Mines, She Alan Quartermain) . New York : Dover , 1951...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): i.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Mittelalter) Otto Brunner 13 Room for Romance: Playing with Adventure in Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World Ross G. Forman 27 Possessing Culture: Willa Cather’s Composition of Culture in The Song...