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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Mastey This article shows the ways child soldier narratives, a predominantly African genre of literary writing, invite readers to reimagine the relationship between Western humanitarianism and its intended recipients. It begins by defining two basic types of humanitarian groups. Operational...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the Mughal War (1686–89) in which the East India Company suffered a humiliating defeat—one that is marginalized or unconvincingly explained away in the EIC's official correspondence. In contrasting Hamilton's narrative to the special pleading of Josiah Child, the director of the company during the war...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the southern cultural landscape as a region of almost equally horrific violence to that endured by combatants in Vietnam. When an Amerasian child comes to the South seeking his soldier-father, the father mim- ics a posture of paternal tenderness: "Come here, son, let's see / if they castrated you" (230...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Atwood’s story “Hair- ball.” The protagonist names and talks to the tumor, envisioning it as “her warped child, taking its revenge” — even after the physician discounts her speculative narrative of its origin as a “child, a fertilized egg that escaped somehow and got to the wrong place” (1991, 45...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... modernism.” Bowen's spatial aesthetic in turn insists on a related spatial interpretative practice, which is consistent with theoretical developments in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s that consider how space and time cooperate in the configuration of narrative. Her poetics destabilizes time and linear plot...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and of the fluidity of such categorizations during times of trauma or upheaval. Beneath its often comic stereotypes of iron-willed Southern matri- archs, devil-may-care cavalry charges, and loyal, eye-rolling slaves, its collage of narrative styles and genres comprises a search for effective methods of mourn...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
... population the number of men considerably exceeded that of women in every one of the South African colonies; and of the women, the large majority was Boer, the minority British” (Cecil 1902, 684). The gap widened yet further when, follow- ing the Boers’ 1902 surrender, some of the empire’s soldiers...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
... children. As Stephanie Harzewski (2011, 58) points out, Fielding gave birth to her second child in 2006 and did not continue Bridget’s column in the Independent beyond that year. On the other hand, it also affirms the conclusion of the chick narrative in childbirth or at least that the chick...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the security state” (Morgenstern 2018 : 74). The dream of solidarity, of identification and child play across sovereign difference as a solution to the banal evils of the xenophobic carceral settler state, is haunted by the seemingly never-ending echo of the Western road narrative. The last chapter of LCA...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to be objective truth, a mourning for a shared, unambiguous past, rather than as sub- jective narrative. As a work aimed at a child audience, Prairie is an introduction for its child readers into the pull of nostalgia, a desire they, as young people, are only just learning exists. The didacticism of the book...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... “Beauchamp” (127) as a child on a voy- age with her family from New Zealand to Australia and enjoying the “intensely alert” (131) little girl in her dress embroidered with yellow ducks. Years later in London, hearing about a girl from New Zealand who “scorned conventions, and had got herself talked...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 141–156.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to take part in founding La Choy, the first company to import and package Chinese food for American domestic use. White's narrative does not stop, however, at New's financial success. New the child completely disappears from the final section of When I Was a Boy in Korea which is devoted...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of traumatic episodes that occurred around his eleventh birthday in 1960. He begins with the surprising admission that as a child he committed a murder, promising a full confession, although his playful and digressive narrative defies the reader’s expectations for answers. This plot device...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
...) . Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar . London : NEW English Library , 1962 ---. (1929) . Tanar of Pellucidar . New York : Ace Books , 1978 . ---. Back to the Stone Age . (1937) . New York : Ace Books , 1978 . Caruth Cathy . Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of knowledge epitomized by Las Meninas , the collective novel Q concentrates on the passage from one age to another. The lack of a unified author for the novel reinforces this notion of displacement by multiplying the narratives, the characters, the historical references. The article furthermore reflects...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 June 2000
... comment suggests that Lamb's narrative techniques resemble his own, for her novel might be fairly described as an historical romance—a repre- sentation of the Irish uprising of '98 in which the Byronic hero occupies a key place—a form providing Lamb with ample space to work out her own fascina...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 145–178.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Mummer's Play . Totowa, N. J. : Rowman and Littlefield , 1981 . Joyce James . A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . New York : St. Martin's , 1993 . Kavanagh Patrick . The Green Fool . London : Penguin , 1975 . Kearney Richard . Transitions: Narratives in Modern...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 101–124.
Published: 01 March 2001
... focus during the eighteen months that constitute the present time of the novel, his assessment of his life as he confronts mortality toward the end of middle age. Fluctuating between learnedness and graphic sexual description, Jed's narrative reveals the turmoil of the developmental process...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... novel evokes the archive in its fragmentation, recombinant organization, and narrative multiplicity as a means for demonstrating the complexity and relentlessness of the refugee crisis and the constructions of Latinx difference that develop alongside it. Creating a recursive, referential narrative form...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... (The Inner Circle [2004 and critiques the sen- timental and misguided actions of characters trying to reconnect with or survive nonhuman nature (Descent of Man [1979], Budding Prospects: A Pastoral [1984], Tooth and Claw [2005], Wild Child [2010], When the Killing’s Done [2011 As a whole, Boyle’s...