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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Cristanne Miller Emily Dickinson's metrical structures were as fully influenced by the ballad as by the hymn, and other elements of her style may also have been shaped by the huge popularity of ballads in the early nineteenth century in the United States. Understanding that the ballad...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Michael Nicholson A critically neglected short poem that focuses on the ancient custom of stone giant building in Cumbria, William Wordsworth's “Rural Architecture” avoids the monumental permanence and transcendent universality so often associated with Lyrical Ballads . An expressly opaque “local...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the proto- modernist innovator of lyric form, Emily Dickinson, in a lively and popular poetic culture that was largely felt by modernist culture to be an embarrassment. Miller argues that critics have concentrated on her hymn meter with an intensity that has obscured her deep education in the ballad...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 211–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
...-, gender-, or culture-based commentary concerning Vic- torian society. This strategy of manipulating songs, as Clapp-Itnyre explains, was commonly practiced during the Victorian era. Whether it takes the form of ballads, hymns or folk songs, music was used by nineteenth-century writers to draw...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 215–219.
Published: 01 March 2003
...-, gender-, or culture-based commentary concerning Vic- torian society. This strategy of manipulating songs, as Clapp-Itnyre explains, was commonly practiced during the Victorian era. Whether it takes the form of ballads, hymns or folk songs, music was used by nineteenth-century writers to draw...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., impassioned, and sensual, that poetry be, as Wordsworth put it, alive with metaphors and figures (2008: 419). That final quotation is from the 1802 preface to Lyrical Ballads, an essay shot to the core with awareness of the poet s ambivalent relationship to norms but again, to norms of a rather different...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 29–46.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Black-letter Broadside Ballads of the Years 1595-1639 . Ed. Rollins Hyder . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1922 . Poires Kathleen . “ The Intersection of Poor Laws and Literature in the Sixteenth Century: Fictional and Factual Categories .” Framing Elizabethan Fictions: Contemporary...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 1–44.
Published: 01 March 2005
... varied over the course of his career, as any reader of his poetry and prose can attest. But those "inci- dents and situations from common life" with which the poet evokes "the prima- ry laws of our nature" (to recall the language he uses in his preface to the Lyrical Ballads to describe...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
... treatment of material bodies and body parts throughout the poem. David Chandler has discussed Southey's enthusiastic response to William Taylor's translations of German ballads, which inspired him to meet Taylor and Frank Sayers, the two "leading lights" of an Anglo-German interest in Norse...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... The Goethe ballad revolves around a struggle 15. As de Boer (2008a, 47) explains, the attempt “to raise themselves into universal principles” is a crucial aspect of the symmetry between the clashing paradigms that collide in a tragic conflict. TRAGEDY IN THE CHILDREN ACT...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... concentrated in a glance, a ballade That takes in the whole world, now, but lightly, Still lightly, but with wide authority and tact. (SP 17) This vision of a tone or attitude of "wide authority and tact" represents Ash- bery's greatest aspirations, the most serious meaning indicated...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
....” In Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads , 111 – 16 . New York : Doubleday and McClure . ———. 1910 . “If.” In Rewards and Fairies , 181 – 82 . Garden City and New York : Doubleday, Page . ———. 1926 . “The Janeites.” In Debits and Credits . Garden City, NY : Doubleday . Koonse Emma...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to recapture it in this serial novel and found he could not. In fact when he at last turned to Billy Budd, Sailor: (An Inside Narrative) ([1924] 2001), he ended it with a poetic ballad, a ballad that encodes a fragmented, elemental “truth” of Budd’s meaning for other common sailors in ways...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2007
... TRAGEDY MARISSA GREENBERG, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO [I]t seems to have been the constant practice of the dramatists of that day, to avail themselves (like ballad-makers) of any circumstances of the kind, which attracted attention, in order to construct them...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 271–293.
Published: 01 September 2003
... eponymous ballad, in which the Irish soldiers take revenge against the British for their failure to honor the Treaty of Limerick: "Like lions leaping at a fold, when mad with hunger's pang, / Right up against the English line the Irish exiles sprang" (Hoagland 478). The poem closes...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and parts of Dorian Gray is celebrated for his perpetual unmooring of linguistic, moral, and sexual conventions, while the Wilde of De Profundis, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, and parts of Dorian Gray is an almost irritatingly sententious figure of pathos, sincerity, and sentimentality.1...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on the purple seabed; Reveal, o stormy tempest, In the azure depth: the Face! Typically, Ivanov here releases the mimetic tension to provide a literary context. He adumbrates a favorite image, taken from Schiller's ballad "Ring of Poly- crates," where to mollify the gods in the face of danger...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 283–307.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and the British Empire . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1996 . Wordsworth William . “Wordsworth's Prefaces of 1800 and 1802.” Lyrical Ballads . Ed. Jones A. R. . London : Routledge , 1991 . 241 - 72 . THE "VALUE OF A NAME:" THE REPRESENTATION OF POLITICAL ECONOMY...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 229–240.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Martha Millet, for instance, drew upon folk ballad traditions and Communist children s poems in order to rethink rhythm the subject of renewed interest in poetry studies (Glaser and Culler 2019) as a poetic resource for the Left as against its ide- alization in a Poundian discourse of nation...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the baffled prisoners' queries is " 'Apples,' he said, 'is one of America's / great traditional prides. Remember / the famous ballad Johnny Apple Seed (28, verses 8-10). This reference serves a dual purpose. It functions as a rebuttal to the initial vision presented by "Immigrants in Our Own Land...