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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Caitlin E. Newcomer This essay examines Claudia Rankine's long poem Plot (2001) in light of its status as one of a number of postsixties poetic texts authored by women that explore complicated questions surrounding the relationships among maternity, the female body, and innovative poetics. Plot...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that line of inquiry through an analysis of the representation of vision and its limitations in James Joyce’s Ulysses , arguing that the textual construction of ability arises through the myth of the diaphanous abled body—or the assumption that nondisabled experience occurs absent bodily interference...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., "such reclaimed 'subjectivities,' and their associated motifs (return to the everyday, to socio-figural context, the 'body,' to lived 'life') involved a return to familiar names and mimetic epistemological models"(5). In this light, the claim to return to the real of history, a real effaced...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 371–388.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . Butler Judith . Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of ``Sex.'' New York & London : Routledge , 1993 . Chaudhuri Shohini . `` Visit of the Body Snatchers: Alien Invasion Themes in Vampire Narratives .'' Camera Obscura: A Journal of Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies 40...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Drawing upon a key metaphor in biomedicine, the body as machine, I consider its canonical uses but also its limits and the way it is contested, refuted, and even “poached” by one family in its battle with clinicians. I also explore the relationship between metaphor and narrative as I consider...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Finn Collin Schleifer Ronald , Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2009 © 2012 by University of Oklahoma 2012 Book Review finn collin, university of copenhagen Ronald Schleifer...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
... cognition” of the body. Lawrence's sense of political embodiment placed him in fundamental accord with the work of the vitalist philosophers Henri Bergson and Georges Sorel. Sorel's notion of political myth in particular informs a reading of Lawrence's late novel The Plumed Serpent (1926), which enacts...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 79–98.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Wampum: Topics in Native American Heritage and Literatures . New York : Peter Lang , 2001 . Print . Wilkins David E. American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking of Justice . Austin : University of Texas Press , 1997 . Print . BODIES OF LAW AND OUTLAW...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
...- and late-imperial scholars. A catastrophe-tolerant joint-stock body that was granted legal personhood by royal charter in 1600, the EIC tested a defining predicament of incorporation: that the corporate body outlives its personnel. Bantam's lethality to company employees disclosed the parasitic tendencies...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... fictional output depicts bourgeois disconcertedness, Sansom also wrote horror stories, sometimes sharing clear affinities with the Lovecraftian weird. This article considers the weirdness of his more apparently conventional fiction, specifically The Body (1949). Here one finds an apparently straightforward...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Catherine Belling We do not have direct, real-time visual access to the entities and events inside living human bodies. Despite the increasingly precise apparent access facilitated by medical-imaging technology, we still rely, finally, on representational and discursive tools in order to visualize...
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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 (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Emma Heaney This article begins by tracing the figure of gender inversion from Karl Heinrich Ulrichs's mid-nineteenth-century celebration of the “woman's soul confined in a man's body” to Edward Carpenter's early twentieth-century disavowal of the effeminate “of the extreme type,” whose gender...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Rhiannon Catherwood Beginning with Jay Prosser's Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality , scholars have rightly treated gender transition narratives as cultural objects distinct from homosexual coming-out stories; however, existing scholarship rarely sets these two objects against each...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Porter's canon. The ramifications here, then, are textual and contextual, and they speak to Porter's relationship to her own body of work as well as to more general theoretical concerns about authorship and genre. © 2014 by University of Oklahoma 2014 Works Cited Aaron Daniel . 1961...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...–present), which critiques the Old Weird's reactionary politics by adopting a radically affirmative perspective on the body and the alien. During the New Weird period, philosophy and critical theory are also infected with weird elements of nihilism and radical antihumanism, as in the speculative realist...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 237–266.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a vocabulary to explain how Shakespeare applies, rearranges, avoids, and dismantles what the essay calls the “figure of stigma.” In the figure of stigma an abnormal body evoking both pity and fear splits into the opposed dramatic elements of villainy and irony, the former an element of tragedy and the latter...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and creative treatments of the historical novel. Robinson’s text shows that this scalar challenge is of particular importance to the contemporary moment and reconfigures how some of its major coordinates — the economy, the environment, the body, and narrative itself — cross the gap between micro and macro...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Suk Koo Rhee This article argues that Suki Kim’s The Interpreter (2003) is influenced by and, at the same time, critically revises early American hard-boiled crime fiction, the genre with which it is least likely to be associated. Although dead bodies do not pile up in the novel, the urban world...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
... overlooked: the colonial settler heroine. Reading beyond King Solomon's Mines (1885), She (1887), and Allan Quatermain (1887), male imperial romances that have almost exclusively been allowed to represent Haggard's vast body of work, we encounter female colonial leadership on the South African frontier...