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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Aimee Armande Wilson This essay argues that the presence of birth control in a narrative interrupts generic conventions by conditioning modernist subjectivities. The symbolic possibilities of birth control carry the promise and threat of rupture. In the case of Flannery O'Connor's short story...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 111–134.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Stefanie Markovits Anthony Trollope is unusually concerned with numbers: consider both the famous obsession with productivity and the figures that organize his serial fictions, what Mary Hamer has called his “writing by numbers.” Yet while such numerals control his narrative flow, forming...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... administrative control over life; and both conceive of subjectivity as a process of creation or poiesis . The engagement with Leopardi has allowed Negri to identify crucial and productive points of intersection between his own Marxist project and the Nietzschean projects of Foucault and Deleuze, and thereby...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 191–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to adequately address the role played by the capitalist milieu from which such networks emerge. As such, Terrranova demonstrates throughout the book that while net- works may lead to promising new forms of cybernetics, economics and politics, these forms also inevitably lend themselves to control...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of satire. Case Study: The Onion s Coverage of Mass Shootings For the last decade, The Onion has been reporting on and participating in the debate about gun control in the United States. Although The Onion is often will- ing to mock politicians on both sides of the aisle and beliefs across the ideologi...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as a “summing up, from a perspective or point of view, as partial as it must be.” As such, it secures the “fragile control or sur- vival of an even more fragile subject within a world otherwise utterly independent and subject to no one’s whims or desires” (ibid.: 333). Totalization therefore...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Left politics in the late 1950s and early 1960s. As Williams (1965, 363) symptomatically put it in The Long Revolution: In an industrial economy, social production will either be owned or controlled by the whole society, or by a part of it which then employs the rest...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
... attention to the inscribed and constructed nature of reality. The poem's representation of Islam foregrounds language and text as means to control destiny through manipulating the life energies of physical bodies. The textual constructedness of Thalaba's world within the poem becomes strikingly...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 531–539.
Published: 01 September 2004
...." With these words, Deleuze and Guattari alert us to how, in the twentieth century, capitalism and the capitalist state learned and honed its "social skills" of containing and confining revolutionary movements by prolifer- ating heterogeneous techniques of social control on an increasingly micropoliti- cal...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of social control on an increasingly micropoliti- cal level of everyday life. After the Russian Revolution, capitalism become more and more paranoid, seeing revolutionary potential in the most micropolitical, everyday movements of society, in "things that are much smaller, tiny even, absurdly...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 546–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... unchanged." With these words, Deleuze and Guattari alert us to how, in the twentieth century, capitalism and the capitalist state learned and honed its "social skills" of containing and confining revolutionary movements by prolifer- ating heterogeneous techniques of social control on an increasingly...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 105–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... The ideal of simula- tion then becomes to bring not only the past events under control in the guise of representation, but, in another sense, to bring the future, or all possible futures, under control by predicting events and outcomes. Clearly there is some slippage and overlap in terms here...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... an authenticated, singular truth. Even though diaries seem more direct than letters, they are still mediated by the act of inscription. This is no first-­person narrative that might allow the reader to see the thought directly. Moreover, Peach controls the reader’s access to these diary entries; Peach...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 407–428.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Dylan Rodríguez © COPYRIGHT 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 BIBLIOGRAPHY Abu-Jamal Mumia . “The Industry of Fear.” Open correspondence to Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex , July 1998 . Buck Marilyn . “Prisons, Social Control...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 327–331.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Janet Neary Ross's focus on sousveillance as much as surveillance is both a corrective to the totalizing logic and rhetoric of white oversight and demonstrates how a focus on surveillance alone runs the risk of reifying white scopic power as a tool of control in our own literary histories...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
... action. But despite the air of cool calculation and control she affects, she discovers that her decision to become a common soldier bears consequences far beyond merely marrying her cousin, John Sartoris, and at the novel's end her attempts to mourn seem to bring her to the brink of psychosis...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 2000
... possi- bilities of woman free from clothing and overt masculine control. This relativis- tic construction, however, can then be contained and transcended without being denied so that opportunities for writerly maneuvering are never cut off from or exactly congruent with the possibility...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2000
... from which she can consider the utopic possi- bilities of woman free from clothing and overt masculine control. This relativis- tic construction, however, can then be contained and transcended without being denied so that opportunities for writerly maneuvering are never cut off from or exactly...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2000
... possi- bilities of woman free from clothing and overt masculine control. This relativis- tic construction, however, can then be contained and transcended without being denied so that opportunities for writerly maneuvering are never cut off from or exactly congruent with the possibility...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 2000
... free from clothing and overt masculine control. This relativis- tic construction, however, can then be contained and transcended without being denied so that opportunities for writerly maneuvering are never cut off from or exactly congruent with the possibility of a political agency. Politics...