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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
... transformed radioactivity s anomalous nature into a fact adhering to thermodynamic law, an account rendering radium s sensational qualities mere historical curios. Likewise viewing atomic energy through a later understanding of radioactivity s adherence to the second law of thermodynamics, MacDuffie (2014...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., whose content and form always go together, lies in their duality, bipolarity, or ambivalence. Pinkus explains in an excursus that ambivalence, the key term of her theory, has chemical, physical, medical, and philosophical registers. Valence is atomicity that defines a chemical element in its...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., whose content and form always go together, lies in their duality, bipolarity, or ambivalence. Pinkus explains in an excursus that ambivalence, the key term of her theory, has chemical, physical, medical, and philosophical registers. Valence is atomicity that defines a chemical element in its...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Edition . Berkeley : U of California Press , 1965 . Kargon Robert Hugh . Atomism in England from Hariot to Newton . Oxford : Clarendon , 1966 . Koyré Alexandre . From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1968 . Lefebvre Henri...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 45–70.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of a world in which macroscopic phenomena can be interpreted in terms of events and movements of imperceptible atoms, he did not impose on them a world reducible to atomshe imposed on them a multiplicity of situations" (115). In other words, the atom did not reduce all matter to its smallest unit...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on domestic life. Where the prologues describe the GIs’ return to the South en masse as global citizens, the dramatic sections trace the impact of atomic domesticity on a single home. Due to the spe- cific repressive domestic focus, although the dramatic sections of Requiem are set in 1937, the action...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of that order, resulting in a flux of imposed structures. Complex systems are usually open and need a constant flow of energy to secure organization. Each element within the complex system is ignorant of the behavior of the whole. In the encyclopedic novel this energy is primarily spent by the reader...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
...”: there, as here, Whitman ([1855] 2002b; ll. 2 – 3) proposes a radical equality wherein “What I assume you shall assume, / For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.” And indeed, “Song of Myself” and “A Song for Occupations” share a common origin—they appear as the two first poems in the first...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... century, and throughout the trilogy he focuses his narra- tive energies on moments when history might have changed course. Indeed the novels are not so much testimonies to the loss of futures past as incitements to imagine new futures for the present, in other words, a mode of revolutionary...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... (James Spader), through the stargate to the distant planet Abydos. They encounter a primitive race of humans called Nagadians, who mine an energy-­rich mineral known as Naquada for an evil overlord, who turns out to be none other than the Egyptian sun god, Ra. Having translated some hieroglyphs...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... valence to all systems in Gravity’s Rainbow: “[the novel] offers a vision of perfect control and then generates its energy—and its humor—from a refusal to pledge alle- giance to that vision” (100). More recent criticism tends to portray Pynchon’s conceptualization of science...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 279–317.
Published: 01 September 2000
... included in A Quick Graph, one on Swinburne and one titled "In Her Service Is Perfect Freedom," Creeley cites with fascination and horror the "White Goddess," Robert Graves's (now totally cliched) portrait of the destructive energies of Laura Riding.24 If the Goddess is, for Paul...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... detective fiction is, to quote Chandler (1960: 5), a world gone wrong, a world in which, long before the atomic bomb, civilization had created the machinery for its own destruction and was learning to use it with all the moronic delight of a gangster trying out his first machine gun. As a consequence...