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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . —. Selected Poems and Four Plays . 4th ed. Ed. Rosenthal M. L. . New York : Scribner , 1996 . YEATS'S 'HELEN POEMS' AND THE CONUNDRUMS OF BIOGRAPHICALLY-BASED CRITICISM BRIAN DILLON, MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS While on a reading / lecture tour in the United States in 1920...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of Darkness: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism , ed. Murfin Ross . New York : Bedford/St. Martin’s , 1989 . Culler Jonathan , “ In Defense of Overinterpretation ,” in Eco , pp. 109 - 23 . Davis Robert Con Schleifer Ronald , eds., Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 183–207.
Published: 01 July 2018
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 June 2004
... .'' Conséquences 8 ( 1986 ): 105 - 110 . Tournès Ludovic . New Orleans sur Seine: Histoire du jazz en France . La Flèche : Librairie Arthème Fayard , 1999 . RETUNING THE CRITICAL INSTRUMENT : ANDR£ HODEIR'S THE WORLDS OF JAZZ KEN HUSBANDS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Suk Koo Rhee This article argues that Suki Kim’s The Interpreter (2003) is influenced by and, at the same time, critically revises early American hard-boiled crime fiction, the genre with which it is least likely to be associated. Although dead bodies do not pile up in the novel, the urban world...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 319–329.
Published: 01 September 2000
....” In Hjort Mette Laver Sue , eds, Emotion and the Arts ( New York : Oxford University Press , 1997 : 37 - 49 . CRITICAL SURVIVORS CHARLES ALTIERI, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY I have learned three lessons from the question posed for this symposium. The first two make...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Adam Kaiserman Critics have long portrayed Lionel Trilling as a cultural mandarin. However, this well-regarded critical orthodoxy neglects Trilling’s work in the mass media. Trilling’s affiliations with Columbia University and the New York Intellectuals are well attested, but his coeditorship...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jesse Rosenthal This introduction frames the principal questions of this special issue: the nature of data in criticism and the relation between data-driven literary criticism and more traditional forms of criticism. The suggestion throughout is that the current tension in critical practice can...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Ellen Levy Levy's chosen model for how to read poems is not a literary critic but an art historian, T. J. Clark. Why? To some extent, the author is following a more generalized “visual turn” in literary studies. But Clark is also a skilled and devoted close reader who, like many in literature...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Steve Pinkerton Ralph Ellison's long‐neglected essay “Tell It Like It Is, Baby” (1965) has lately received increased critical attention as a revealing paratext for Ellison's unfinished second novel. Yet little has been said about that essay's conspicuous psychosexual themes or its confoundingly...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
... taxonomies of distorting the inherently indeterminate meanings of texts by imposing arbitrary restrictions, or “laws,” on our reading practices. This essay surveys the major objections to genre criticism lodged by its principal critics (especially Derrida) before introducing and advocating “trope theory...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... less understood is the lifelong nature of her empathy: she is a habitual empathizer and has been her entire adult life. Critical opinion generally considers Clarissa's empathy for Septimus an exceptional moment that she experiences only in isolation. But her social inclination to bring others together...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Carl Joseph Swanson This article explores Colson Whitehead's Zone One and the zombie narrative genre and outlines some of the ways each illuminates structural, generic, and aesthetic qualities in the other. Contrary to popular critical apologies, Zone One is largely a conventional zombie narrative...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
... on Lovecraft's literary and critical work and the pulp magazine Weird Tales that gave the genre its name; Weird Transition (1940–80), a period marked by the apparent decline of the genre but that actually sees the migration of weird elements into a broad range of genre and media practices; and New Weird (1980...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Benjamin Noys; Timothy S. Murphy In this wide-ranging interview, the New Weird novelist and critic China Miéville offers an account of weird fiction's liminal status as a countertradition that problematizes the critical divisions between science fiction, fantasy, and horror. In driving...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Megan Ward Critics have struggled to account for realist characters’ development on the repetitive timescale of Victorian domestic realism, which is devoted to representing the sameness of daily routine. This essay argues that this struggle stems from literary criticism’s implicit reliance...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with the future, as the historical novel, inheriting from its nineteenth-century exemplars and moving beyond its postmodern incarnations. New York 2140 also proves innovative in its treatment of the relationship between individual and general, particular and universal, which has always been central to critical...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Liz Shek-Noble Alexis Wright's second novel, Carpentaria , received critical acclaim upon its publication by Giramondo in 2006. As the recipient of the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2007, Carpentaria cemented Wright's position as the country's foremost Indigenous novelist. This article places...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 April 2022
... prominence in the marketplace, the foreignizing crime novel has so far not been subjected to detailed analysis and has not been recognized as a distinctive crime fiction subgenre defined by its specific form of transnationalism. With the aim of addressing this knowledge gap, this essay offers a critical...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
... calls an “ego‐ideal” of the profession. In particular, the psychic investments of literary critics account, on the one hand, for their inflated claims to political relevance and, on the other, for the ability of professors of literature to strike an anti‐institutional pose from within the privileged...