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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marjorie Worthington Ruth Ozeki's novel A Tale for the Time Being is an autofiction—a novel whose protagonist is a characterized version of its author and thereby straddles the line between memoir and fiction. In an American literary context, autofiction is a genre dominated by white male authors...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... , no. 3 . nplusonemag.com/issue-3/essays/a-reply-to-the-editors/ . Wood James . 2019 . Serious Noticing: Selected Essays 1997–2019 . London : Vintage . Worthington Marjorie . 2018 . The Story of “Me”: Contemporary American Autofiction . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... already remember these names, without the boy's mediating body—“they were coming out of me”—doesn't occur to him. His ritual urination here attempts to upend the territorial practice of Kerouac's Western autofictional tradition, but in so doing enacts what Jodi Byrd ( 2014 : 153) names “the continual...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 1991 ): 135 ff. Proquest. Penn State U, Abington, PA . 17 May 2004 . < http://proquest.umi.com >. Gratton Johnnie . `` Autofiction .'' Encyclopedia of Life Writing . Ed. Jolly Margaretta . London : Fitzroy Dearborn , 2001 . 86 - 87 . Hammond Karla M...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 July 2021
... remains to be seen whether, in a social and media environment that once more seems to be in flux, authorial categories will again transform. Will Karl Ove Knausgaard, like Philisides, wander into other autofictions? Samuel Fallon , Paper Monsters: Persona and Literary Culture in Elizabethan...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 293–305.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of modernism had no way of appreciating Ibsen's realism, just as today—as Moi argues in an essay adapted from Character for the magazine The Point —they lack a language for the neorealist “existential turn” in the autofiction of Knausgaard, Cusk, Heti, and Ferrante: the formalist preference for irony...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., appears less and less recognizable as a novel. Prominent examples are the essayistic autofiction of Ben Lerner s 10:04 (2014), or the travel writing of Teju Cole, similarly poised on 136 GEN RE the edge of fiction and nonfiction. The most well- known international precursor is W. G. Sebald, who pioneered...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... discourse, with historical fiction, the short story, and the autofictional essay in ways that pushed back against histories that sought to exclude them. Indeed, many of the narrative qualities associated with the BAN—ambition, fragmentation, recursivity, interminable narration, and polyphony—can be seen...