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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 (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ben De Bruyn This article examines Lucy Ellmann's encyclopedic novel Ducks, Newburyport (2019) in the context of debates on modernist legacies, animal characters, and climate fiction. It pays particular attention to the text's signature strategy of including anecdotes about nonhuman creatures...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Beyond Consolation: Death, Sexuality, and the Changing Shapes of the Elegy . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1997 . COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 ANIMAL ELEGIES, ANTI-ELEGIES, AND SOME RECENT TRANSFORMATIONS OF A GENRE JOHN B. VICKERY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 189–210.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Kenneth Hodges COPYRIGHT © 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 DRAWING ON TRADITION: TRANSLATION, MARTIAL ARTS, AND JAPANESE ANIME IN AMERICA KENNETH HODGES, KEENE STATE COLLEGE Japanese anime (animated television shows and movies) has had an increas- ingly great effect...
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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 (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
... literal jumps between defense mechanisms of lower-order animals and fearful emotional states in humans. The origins of depression thus become a subject discussed with rhetorical naïveté that interweaves figurative language with sometimes contradictory images. Darwin would not be pleased. Works Cited...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., seen in light of the ambiguous textual details or “advance mentions” anticipating it, turns out to radicalize the formal or properly aesthetic tension between duration and event, sequence and structure, that animates structuralist method no less than certain varieties of distant or machine reading...
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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 (2005) 38 (1-2): 45–70.
Published: 01 March 2005
... to animal rights activists, medical school fac- ulty members leveled some of the harshest criticism at the Baby Fae operation. One such critic was Dr. Thomas Preston, professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. Writing in the Washington Post the day before Baby Fae died, he said the case...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . What Animals Mean in the Fiction of Modernity . New York : Routledge . Ashley Clifford Warren . 1942 . The Yankee Whaler . Garden City, NY : Halcyon House . Beale Thomas . 1839 . The Natural History of the Sperm Whale . London : van Voorst . Beane Joshua Fillebrown...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Michel Mallet Marie-Louise Michaud Ginette . Paris : Éditions Galilée . Derrida Jacques Roudinesco Elisabeth . 2004 . “Violence against Animals.” In For What Tomorrow …: A Dialogue , translated by Fort Jeff , 62 – 76 . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . Genealogiae . 1494; rpt. New York : Garland , 1976 . --------. Eclogues . Trans. Smarr Janet Levarie . New York : Garland , 1987 . Boehrer Bruce . Shakespeare among the Animals . New York : Palgrave , 2002 . --------. Parrot Culture: Our 2500-Year-Long Fascination...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on the Irrational in Culture . Ed. Crook Stephen . London : Routledge , 1994 . Print . Bellamy Liz . “ It-Narrators and Circulation: Defining a Subgenre .” The Secret Life of Things: Animals, Objects, and It-Narratives in Eighteenth-Century England . Ed. Blackwell Mark . Lewisburg...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
... natives, and extinct beasts. The genre that charted these "ontological concretions" is the lost world novel. Its chronotope has been described by Nadia Khouri as the "invaginated world" filled with ancient and barbaric civilizations, prehistoric animals, and conspicuous treasure; the world based...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Jules Verne's Voyage au centre de la terre.” The Conradian 14 . 1 ( Dec. 1989 ): 19 - 46 . Hutchinson H. N. Extinct Monsters and Creatures of Other Days: A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life . 1892 . Rev. Ed...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
... M. 1963 . “Animal Imagery in Katherine Anne Porter's Fiction.” In Myth and Symbol: Critical Approaches and Applications , edited by Slote Bernice , 101 – 15 . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . Klein I. 1927 . “Elephants.” New Masses , October , 13...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... they loved deepest Africa, the real Africa, mysterious Africa, the bush, the red earth, the wild animals skipping about in the wide open spaces, adding that only fools thought that black Africa was heading for disaster, or that Africa was antidevelopment and they apologized...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 283–287.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Laertius, someone should question Plato with a plucked cock. The buffoon in Marriage de Figaro by Beaumarchais opines: drinking when we are not thirsty and making love all year round is all that distinguishes us from other animals. We’re fully aware that the remark...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in nature and it is capable of functionalities which have dramatic implications for both the reader and the writer. Software applications make it possible to create a work with text, image, sound or animation, each of which can be programmed to appear onscreen in a variety of ways. The reader...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 253–258.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Napoleon, the Girl with a Pearl Earring. In these playful re-creations, household objects stood in for effects of body and costume, with toilet paper rolls deployed as powdered curls and stuffed animals as adoring hounds. Lifeless things were becoming animated, even as their owners chose to freeze...