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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
... expectations, with a particular interest in revising their affective dimensions, the article exposes Vargas’s approach to political engagement, one that derives from the emotional work undocumented migrants undertake to narrate themselves into hostile and vitriolic discourses of belonging. undocumented...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... representation with the emotional and visceral force of more popular literary modes. To convey the psychological violence of the threat from within, Red Pottage turns to the affects and imagery of gothic horror. In the preceding fifteen years gothic tropes had increasingly been deployed in popular...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... with excessive emotionality, decrying the suffragettes as “shrieking” and “hysterical.” A 1907 article focuses on the differences between men’s and women’s affective responses at an antisuffrage soci- ety meeting: the women were “combative,” while the “quiet, unassuming men” were “ ‘attacked...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 421–447.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to see the way in which sympathy’s intersubjective logic unites empiricist narratives of self with emotional dispositions. I want to suggest that the comic treatment of affectation, particularly in Congreve’s criticism, anticipates the self-parting of sympathy, exposing the origins...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... is not opposed to interpretation but is part of it.  — Jane Thrailkill, Affecting Fictions Introduction: Theories of Literary Emotion The primary tenet of a leading strand of modernism expressed famously in Vir- ginia Woolf’s essay “Modern Fiction” ([1925b...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... : Harvard University Press . Shouse Eric . 2005 . “Feeling, Emotion, Affect.” M/C Journal 8 ( 6 ). http://journal.media-culture.org.au/0512/03-shouse.php (accessed 22 November 2008) . Silverberg Mark . 2010 . The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant-Garde: Between Radical...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 319–329.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Are the emotions in such cases themselves only imaginary ones, or is there some way that these emotional intensities can be honored as affecting our relation to the actual world, even though their objects are not parts of that world? The most influential response to this paradox has been the work...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the values of his upbringing: "a spiritual current in the youth of that time, with which I could not, nor would not, remain indifferent."7 Although Cernuda has been disqualified as a surrealist by some critics, the images of emotions in his youthful works recall the descrip- tions of affect found...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of storytelling played out on these personal blogs. Emotional disclosure, gender and story genre The impact of this small difference in lexicogrammatical choices is magnified when considered in relation to the macro-level patterning and discourse func- tion of the Affection processes. I approach...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... little parties for our children and that we manage relation- ships outside the circuit of work. In our everyday lives we all need consolation, affect, closeness. It is labor that demands emotional participation, sensitivity, tact, devotion. And it is labor that, from the folds of the “private,” has...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 April 2013
... charged, that shapes an important relationship” (2). Sedgwick’s definition of male-­male desire points to how vexed it is in modern culture, for the examples she offers—“hostility or hatred or something less emotively charged”—point away from tenderness and overt affection. She offers these examples...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on a larger constituency, one that always includes the patient. The author's first-person ovarian cancer narrative illustrates that not having the capacity to make metaphors for one's embodied experiences can affect the timing of diagnosis; the dearth of effective public metaphors for imagining some internal...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the following aspects: “anxiety-riddled, emotionally confused and intellectually scattershot,” all of which remain marked by a patriarchal mistrust of the emotional and the supposedly “irrational” that is relegated to the domain of the female. It is, like caricature, with its filiations with the grotesque...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-­ themed stories that follow decades of silenced gay characters. Melodrama invites an immediate emotional reaction. Moreover, in this article I argue that QAF uses melodrama in a complex fashion, combining it into a hybrid with film realism to engage the viewer both emotionally and logically...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
...- nizes the relationship of women to male-dominated institutions" (1990, 482). Holst-Warhaft makes a similar point, suggesting that the shaping of emotion into a public display creates a discursive space within which women can affect social change: The structuring of pain into a song...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to abuses like eugenics, it has never disappeared. It exists today in the field of evolutionary psychology and its offshoot, Darwinian psychiatry. This fledgling discipline posits the mind as developing during the long period of hunter-gatherer existence, with some emotional states and behaviors now...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 April 2016
... that camp is an inadequate framework with which to look at Puig's movie fandom precisely because camp usually brackets the very affection for film that is inherent in fandom. It argues instead for understanding Puig as a queer film fan. During almost daily childhood trips to the movies, he was at once...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 349–361.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Lynne Angus; Jeffery Scott Mio Angus and her colleagues have examined the importance of metaphor and narratives in their patients' lives, particularly the expression of emotion-laden metaphors by patients who have received serious psychological or physical illness diagnoses. What seems...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 April 2017
... . Bleak House . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Citations refer to the 1996 edition . Dunn Elizabeth W. Ashton-James Claire . 2008 . “On Emotional Innumeracy: Predicted and Actual Affective Responses to Grand-Scale Tragedies.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 44 , no. 3...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of affect’s conversion into named emotion that “the nomination of an experience makes it visible at the very moment that it transforms and reifies it,” so that it no longer exists as such. Affect, like shame, must therefore signify only itself. The moment it collapses into named emotion or symbolically...