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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 (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., seen in light of the ambiguous textual details or “advance mentions” anticipating it, turns out to radicalize the formal or properly aesthetic tension between duration and event, sequence and structure, that animates structuralist method no less than certain varieties of distant or machine reading...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the suggestion of drudgery! The repetition of let coupled with exclamations comes across as part command- ment, part rallying cry: let there be light!, but also, let there be change! The country Whitman sees is still malleable, and indeed, as Václav Paris (2013: 2) points out, let can also function...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 433–460.
Published: 01 September 2004
... might not "believe that any good can come out of' the work of a black writer. Racism, in other words, could disrupt the potential for an empathetic connection between writer and reader or character and reader. Yet Latimer argues, in a passage that is clearly endorsed by the narrative...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of their relationship, such as it is. They discuss the Funhole endlessly, argue bitterly about it, and repeatedly go down to the storage room to observe it. They experiment with it and try to provoke it, dangling things down the hole to see what comes back up. Nakota flat out tells Nicholas that she is only...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
... exhibits mediality, “the process of making a means visible as such” (58). That Lily’s gestural act of painting — her means without end — rather than the painting itself (the end product) is privileged comes out especially through Lily’s shift in attitude toward her painting, which underscores...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 257–268.
Published: 01 September 2000
... where I was reminded every waking hour of what is supposed to be at stake in the development of Native American Studies, I was also spared the constant reminders of all the new books and arti- cles coming out that really ought to be on my bibliography. I had a self-imposed moratorium on new...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... her startled colleagues and then turns to her daughter. “You want juice? Okay, have your juice — but don’t you come crying to me if you get onto some kind of kid trip like you did last time . . . when you curled up in that cabinet under the sink and wouldn’t come out” (139). Reba’s plight...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 December 2021
... could get him up against the wall on my four principles, that his choice would not be, as you might think, for language as the ultimate grounding explanation but in fact some version of the fourth one. In Derrida language does not come out clean, and that takes some explaining. We've had language...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 285–299.
Published: 01 June 2004
...") comes out in Sonny's dismissal of his musical ancestors, described in Ro: "Baldwin's hero is a Euro-American existentialist dressed up as a black blues musician. Denouncing Louis Armstrong's art as 'that old-time, down-home crap,' he reveals that he has no use for his folk roots in the South...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 599–624.
Published: 01 September 2002
...' in the experience my own self, I don't think nobody just get hell in 'em from somebody beatin' on them one time It's a whole lot of stuff in the middle somewhere that just didn't come out in this book. —Audrey, North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
... poems are minor little things tossed off the way apples fall off trees. They don’t break any new ground; indeed, they come out of ground planted 150 years ago or more and are dwindled second or third harvest. I don’t mean I don’t like them, I do — it’s just...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... folding of the popular into the literary, I might point out Butler was negotiating for his stories to be made into a miniseries by HBO during Tabloid Dreams' composition. In an interview from the time, he explains, "We wanted that book to come out in conjunction with the premiere. I'm still...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
.../gorilla- sales- skyrocket- after- latest- gorilla- attack- 1819574361. 226 GEN RE The Onion. 2013c. James Holmes Elected New NRA President. May 6. www.the onion.com/james- holmes- elected- new- nra- president- 1819574932. The Onion. 2013d. Quiet Loner Really Comes Out of Shell at Gun Store. July 30...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
... for nothing he insists, "'I have no patriotic illusions. I have only the supreme illusion of a lover'" (189). Left alone on the Great Isabel, Decoud suc- cumbs to suicide for want of a "sustaining illusion" (497)—a phrase so often repeated out of context that it has come to seem symptomatic of a general...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... learn to tune out or turn down the sounds, durations, and rhythms of words, their surface likenesses and patterns of coincidence, so that the conventional or “arbitrary” workings of the linguistic code can come through. Except, that is, when it comes to poetry: the My thinking about dawn...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Whitman, a Whitman brought into our own age and routed through the collagist long poem that comes out of the modernist moment. Wright, too, sings a “chant of C. D. WRIGHT’S DEEPSTEP COME SHINING 219 dilation or pride” that is a chant of democracy and sympathy (Whitman...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 April 2016
... temporal sequence and progression.” Thus issues of sequencing and causality that come out of a plot analysis help us examine the “common sense” of neoliberal narratives. 108 GENRE weeks before the Nazis from the Home Office kick you out of the country” (4), Chiah Deng turns down interviews...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 353–368.
Published: 01 September 2010
... beyond perhaps conceived by Heidegger as “materialism”, as the simple out- come of contemporary Technics? By no means. Thus Heidegger himself guards against such positivistic deformations of Marxism. But all the same, he does not confuse Marxism with the existentialist...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... usually associate with anything nostalgic that comes out of postclassical ironic cinema. Unlike some of Lynch's contemporary neo-noir filmmakers, the issue of the sincerity of his nostalgia is never certain, and the potential irony of his films is often undercut within his own films’ narratives. Therefore...