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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 173–178.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Don James McLaughlin Djm8246@utulsa.edu Michael Snediker , Contingent Figure: Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2021 . Copyright © 2022 by University of Oklahoma 2022 There's a thing first-time readers like to point out...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... such impulses to authenticate and define. Insisting on contingent performance rather than authentic truth, these novels enable complex and fluid constructions of self and homeland. Linda Margarita Greenberg is associate professor of English and director of the Center for the Study of Genders...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 209–236.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Formal expressions of epistemic contingency—skepticism’s appearances across a spectrum of literary conventions—function not as abstract philosophy but as mechanisms that shore up the conceptual integrity of a literary text’s wider generic tradition. Instead of imposing a sequence of ruptures in literary...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 85–108.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Kristina Quynn This essay presents an analysis of narratives of contingency in the contemporary academic novel, particularly the mode of the “ adjunctroman .” It contends that adjunct protagonists frustrate the most recognizable mode of academic fiction—the “ Professorroman ”—with sagas...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 531–539.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of antagonism' (via Negri) and Marx's frag- mentary writings, from the Grundrisse, on the 'General Intellect' (via Negri and Virno) (102). What makes Read's treatment of the problem of the mode of production extremely useful is his emphasis on the aleatory or contingent nature of the CMP. In Read's...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
... on the aleatory or contingent nature of the CMP. In Read's discussion of so-called primitive accumulation, the 'origins' of capitalism do not reveal a linear progression from the dissolution of feudal social relations to capitalist social relations. Rather, these 'origins' are treated as a polit- ical site...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 546–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of antagonism' (via Negri) and Marx's frag- mentary writings, from the Grundrisse, on the 'General Intellect' (via Negri and Virno) (102). What makes Read's treatment of the problem of the mode of production extremely useful is his emphasis on the aleatory or contingent nature of the CMP. In Read's...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss, Thora Birch. 2004. DVD. Anarchist’s Convention Films , 2004 . Watkins Evan . Everyday Exchanges: Marketwork and Capitalist Common Sense . Stanford, CA : Stanford UP , 1998 . Willman Skip . “ Spinning Paranoia: The Ideologies of Conspiracy and Contingency...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the extreme contingency of reading, and in fact develops that uncertainty as a challenge innate to the class of objectless ( intransitive ) atten- tion. Alford modestly accepts that readers may not share her gut sense and the deeply subjective . . . acts of attention she enacts (10). The act of attending...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in the 1990s. Progressive evolutionism and the biogenetic law have been discredited by modern biology. In the 1930s, the so-called "modern synthesis" of evolutionary theory and Men- delian genetics returned to Darwin's original notion of the random, contingent and non-teleological nature...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Smith Barbara Herrnstein . 1988 . Contingencies of Value: Alternative Perspectives for Critical Theory . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Sokal Alan . 1996 . “ Transgressing...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of the New Deal": a "contingency-free community" (258). What it also shares, however, is a notion of collective agency that finds its ulti- mate materialization in the Social Security Administration and other agencies of the interventionist welfare state. The dominant trope Szalay adopts for his expo...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2001
... argued, would place a higher value on security than on freedom (205-06). What Szalay calls "the New Deal imagination" or "New Deal modernism" shares "one of the principal goals of the New Deal": a "contingency-free community" (258). What it also shares, however, is a notion of collective agency...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2001
... argued, would place a higher value on security than on freedom (205-06). What Szalay calls "the New Deal imagination" or "New Deal modernism" shares "one of the principal goals of the New Deal": a "contingency-free community" (258). What it also shares, however, is a notion of collective agency...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
... sense is initiated by the perception of something so powerful that it could destroy me — for example, an avalanche or the loss of my job — but which for contingent reasons does not (e.g., I happen to be a safe distance from the danger). For Kant, the contingency of my protection inaugurates...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 352–357.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... In a contemporary world where "the meaning of all judgments and justifications and, indeed, of all state- ments or 'expressions', are conditional, contingent, and variable" (Smith 90), Conrad's book should have included a wider variety of approaches. This text might have examined other philosophical...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 343–349.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., contingent, and in relation” (1). Chatterjee draws the material for this model largely from nineteenth-century British and French fiction and poetry, mining her archive for constructions of femininity that unhitch subjectivity from binary logics opposing oneness and individuality to sameness and totality...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of estrangement akin to Burroughs’s retroactive utopia; it brings to the light the contingency of contemporary forms of selfhood.8 Indeed Foucault’s response to the question of what motivates his research applies very well to Burroughs’s own labors: “It was curiosity — the only kind of curi- osity, in any...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to encapsulate reality marked by the colonial conflict as a striking interaction of the banal and the extraordinary. In these linked stories, the power of this interaction is often contingent on the narrator's impressionability to the alienness that the colonial intrusion represents. The consciousness...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 239–250.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of globaliza- tion" (1: 101); and Rosenau, "the definitive work on globalization."9 The vol- ume declares its historical and anti-teleological credentials from the start. History is "punctuated by dramatic upheavals and discontinuities," and the process of globalization is itself "contingent...