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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ben Glaser Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847188 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Reviews Cluster: Poetics ben glaser Lucy Alford, Forms of Poetic Attention, New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. The guiding premise of Forms of Poetic Attention is that reading...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ronald Schleifer; Jerry Vannatta This article proposes that the history and physical exam, which is the standard initial record for each patient, includes the category of “chief concern” to complement the category of “chief complaint.” Such inclusion would necessitate close attention to narrative...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... holds a unique capacity to undermine the still-powerful cultural myth of the self-sustaining, solitary traveler. The effort to re-create a journey in turn refocuses our attention on travel writing's status as a border genre between fiction and nonfiction. Tracing the physical and textual pathways...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is as important a model as hymns for Dickinson's short-lined verse undercuts interpretation of her chosen forms as either inherently rebellious against orthodoxies or devoutly meditative. Instead, Dickinson participated actively in secular as well as religious nineteenth-century popular verse culture. Attention...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Cheryl Mattingly There has been far more attention to narrative than to metaphor among scholars looking at clinical care. In this article, I consider the relationship between metaphor and narrative in a contested confrontation between family members and clinicians over a do-not-resuscitate decision...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to be “really understood”; the early essay, which I revisit in its published form and through notes and drafts, makes an argument about difficult writing itself: that it can demand not just intellectual but affective response. Ashbery calls attention to a poetics of intimacy in Stanzas and reads its grand...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the film shows how interiority is a product of the material and relational conditions of everyday life. Hence my examination of movement does not simply bring attention to an everyday reality foregrounded in the film but makes visible the sense of process or becoming that is essential to the notion...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... States, the stability of the United States as a superpower, our unshakable economy, the undeniability of social mobility, our unlimited individual potential, our pursuit of the true and the good. Focusing specific attention on the representation of modern slavery in season 2, Laura Murphy locates...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Jameson published a day novel in 1933 that draws attention to the paucity of memories in the time-starved working poor and challenges the implicit class distinction in identity formation in this genre. Jameson's A Day Off draws on Ulysses and Mrs. Dalloway to demonstrate the class assumptions made...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Fiona McWilliam This essay seeks to rectify an ongoing problem in scholarship on Katherine Anne Porter. Porter's short story “He,” a key and often-anthologized text, is being read in a revised version without attention to those revisions or the story's original context, the October 1927 issue...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... depicts. Paying close attention to the persistence of a Cumbrian custom that has undergone considerable mutation over the centuries prompts us to rethink “Rural Architecture” itself as a local phenomenon whose distinguishing character rests in its anachronistic desire to survive in a hostile imperial...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... papers, which include the neglected “Journal of John Saris on the Clove ,” reward attention today for the light they shed on fundamental challenges of transnational trafficking. The essay calls for a return to the manuscripts of the EIC archive, whose printed materials were edited, in the main, by proto...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on Singapore's socioeconomic restructuring after the 1997 Asian financial crisis, the article argues that attention to genre provides a framework through which to understand how the internalizing of neoliberal values becomes a matter of personal fulfillment and self-improvement. Tan's novel dramatizes neoliberal...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
... be better understood by turning to nineteenth-century narratives and their fraught attempts at encapsulating and representing data. Particular attention is paid to the means of representing data in literary criticism, particularly through visualizations. The essays in this special issue are then discussed...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and bloggers concerning satire’s offenses and dangers. Familiar positions on and debates about satire’s intentions, differentiating strategies, targets, effects, and moral positions—and related debates about free speech and censorship—received new airings in the context of the murders and the renewed attention...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 133–158.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., as a critical piece of generic development, one that is given little attention in the study of most other film genres. film genre cinema exhibition stag early Hollywood Copyright © 2018 by University of Oklahoma 2018 ...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 295–323.
Published: 01 December 2018
... reading and viewing experience in its audience, calling attention to the intimate relation between word and image. Though rarely examined in its original interdisciplinary form—in part because many of the twenty-five hundred first edition copies now reside in special or private collections where access...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
... identifies three distinct modalities of the new opioid novel, paying particular attention to the ways these texts think through the causality of the opioid epidemic. First, some texts (novels from Julie Bunton, Brian Allen Carr, Cheryl Reed, and Jennifer Weiner), which read like detective fiction, take...
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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 (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Steve Pinkerton Ralph Ellison's long‐neglected essay “Tell It Like It Is, Baby” (1965) has lately received increased critical attention as a revealing paratext for Ellison's unfinished second novel. Yet little has been said about that essay's conspicuous psychosexual themes or its confoundingly...