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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... recovery, immigrant maximalism, and historical revision developed in feminist and critical race theory, and suggests that big, ambitious novel strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal connectivity are the provenance of women and people of color at least as much as they are the domain...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
...James Zeigler This introduction to the first of two special issues on “Big, Ambitious Novels by Twenty‐First‐Century Women” describes the investigation of feminist literary maximalism. A summary and critical response to James Wood's influential negative review of Zadie Smith's White Teeth...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Carpentaria within contemporary discussions of “big, ambitious novels” by contemporary women novelists by examining the ways the novel simultaneously invites and resists its inclusion into an established canon of “great Australian novels” (GANs). While critics have been quick to celebrate the formal...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ambitious women Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 ...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., ambitious novel,” and, over the twenty pages of the essay, he barely mentions gender except to ask (and fail to answer), “Why should women authors be absent from the list? Because there are fewer examples of the form written by women, or because their contributions are not recognized as examples?” (26). 3...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and the responsibility that comes with it. This innovative tactic helps chart a potential course for autofiction by women writers and writers of color. Works Cited Abbott H. Porter . 1988 . “ Autobiography, Autography, Fiction: Groundwork for a Taxonomy of Textual Categories .” New Literary History 19...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Siân White This article responds to debates about the “big, ambitious novel” and “hysterical realism” by challenging several prevailing scholarly orthodoxies about large‐scale fiction: that whole world‐building precludes the rendering of a single, feeling human; that mimesis and “hysterical” traits...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... women a set of skills for navigating emergent economic and professional opportunities and provides a culturally authoritative means of self-advocacy. Focusing particularly on Gilman's What Diantha Did and Ferber's Fanny Herself , the author shows how the quantitative practices of their heroines function...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of the future in Night Thoughts . Of the three poets, Akenside is perhaps least well known and most fascinating because he straddles theology and biology. Akenside's prose works expose a queer embryology in which God and women procreate together. Akenside may deny paternity an essential role in making new...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... Not all novels are “big” and “ambitious,” though. James Wood's ( 2000 ) review of Zadie Smith's White Teeth assigns the two adjectives and the label hysterical realism to only a number of contemporary fictions, which literature scholars would qualify as “encyclopedic” (Kyllönen 2018 ), “maximalist...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 339–351.
Published: 01 September 2000
...,” minnesota review 41-42 ( 1995 ): 75 - 79 . Scholes Robert . Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English . New Haven : Yale UP , 1985 . Showalter Elaine . A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontë to Lessing . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1977...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2001
... himself the more ambitious task of restoring credibil- ity and persuasiveness to a critical perspective informed by a liberalism that is susceptible neither to cold-war anxiety about totalitarianism nor by contempo- rary neo-Marxism. The villain in Surette's account is not Pound's essential fas- cism...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in good faith, but were enmeshed in "a conspiracy of ignorance" (88). While Surette's objective is the modest one of seeing Pound in historical perspective, he has also set himself the more ambitious task of restoring credibil- ity and persuasiveness to a critical perspective informed...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in good faith, but were enmeshed in "a conspiracy of ignorance" (88). While Surette's objective is the modest one of seeing Pound in historical perspective, he has also set himself the more ambitious task of restoring credibil- ity and persuasiveness to a critical perspective informed...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of women. Until, that is, Ralph the dreamer peers down into the pit where Lincoln's assailants make of his body their grotesque Eucharist. “Then as I saw something stirring and expanding beneath the sheet, the earth seemed to crumble, plunging me screaming into a terrible wakefulness” (Ellison 1965: 44...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a massive influx of refugees, men and women seeking work and shelter until the various armed struggles abated. When these refugees descended upon the city, they collided with a labor market and physical infrastructure utterly incapable of absorbing their numbers. And so with the sudden surge...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 309–320.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., important studies of this kind have begun to flow; David Russell's Tact , Jenny Spinner's Of Women and the Essay , Cheryl Wall's On Freedom and the Will to Adorn , and Nora Alter's The Essay Film after Fact and Fiction were all published in 2018 alone. Clearly, we are in the midst of an exciting...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2003
... enter- tainment across the same period in which Wordsworth was composing and revising his epic poem (first published in its final version in 1850 but begun as early as 1798) was, like his poem, a large-scale, ambitious, and public attempt to comprehend the city's mind-boggling size...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 June 2006
... with Audre Lorde . Ed. Hall Joan Wylie . Jackson : UP of Mississippi , 2004 . 154 - 57 . Raynaud Claudine . `` `A Nutmeg Nestled Inside Its Covering of Mace': Audre Lorde's Zami .'' Life/Lines: Theorizing Women's Autobiography . Eds. Brodzki Bella Schenck Celeste . Ithaca...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
... , and College Literature . At present he is writing a book on early twentieth-century American fiction provisionally titled “Realism after Individualism: Women, Desire, and the Modern American Novel.” © 2016 by University of Oklahoma 2016 Ellen Glasgow Barren Ground bildungsroman individualism...