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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
...,” a concept from a branch of analytic philosophy called metaphysics, in response to these objections. It then provides a sustained formal analysis of Jean Toomer's Cane (1923) to demonstrate trope theory's superior ability to account for generically hybrid narrative texts and its ability to yield a seemingly...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 125–147.
Published: 01 March 2001
... into the closet, where I could hear it groaning and whimpering with terror. "Now I'll finish the bastard off," I said, picking up a heavy painted cane. Sweat was running down my face. I was trembling with excitement. I licked my lips and started toward the closet, alert to block any...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2020
... a degree of humility on Joyce s part that Stephen does not share.) Yet again the narrative immediately undercuts the attempt, as we see first with Stephen s unsettled feet, as implied in his increased attention to his footing, and, more importantly, the way he frames his use of the ash plant as a cane...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Fleece and Grainger's Sugar-Cane stood condemned ab origine. And so too did Virgil's Georgicon, a fine agrarian manual that is nothing if not committed to "seeing things in their truth and beauty, not interpretative." Look only at the "Quid," "quo," "quae," "qui" and "quanta" so carefully...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Native American Fiction . Norman & London : U of Oklahoma Press , 1995 . Silko Leslie Marmon . Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit . New York : Simon Shuster , 1996 Toomer Jean . Cane . New York & London : W.W.Norton , 1988 . Treuer David . ` Reading...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 125–149.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are used to present the issue of race relations within new and unsettling frames. Jean Toomer's Cane (1923) is a cycle that revels in the rhythmic clash produced by its defiantly un-novelistic mixture of poetry and storytelling. Folksong, spiri- tuals, streams of consciousness and metaphors...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 145–178.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
...; vast white pla- teaux, with himself safely alone, a speck in the centre. (254 – 55) Biswas’s immediate fear of the vengeful cane workers stimulates deeper anxiet- ies regarding his own social precarity. Thus does class anxiety converge with the interruption of narrative by the spectacle...