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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the roaming romance of his vampires, Adam and Eve, who are both cultured cosmopolitans and endangered species seeking refuge in an increasingly uninhabitable world. Adam and Eve keep alive forms of intimacy and aesthetic appreciation on the verge of extinction even as they adapt to ecological crises...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... those readers to the possibility of cultural extinction, texts like The Pioneers also kept it at a safe distance. Witnessing the dismantling of one s social identity, these novels tacitly assured their readers, was the fate of racial aliens. Post Civil War regionalist fiction preserved the latter...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
... . 2014 . The Death of the PostHuman: Essays on Extinction, Volume One . Ann Arbor : Open Humanities . Forsdick Charles Marshall Bill . 2014 . “Oceans: Concepts and Cultures.” Journal of Romance Studies 14 , no. 2 : 1 – 4 . Gilroy Paul . 1995 . The Black Atlantic...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., the human mother's monologue regularly addresses the vanishing of nonhuman species, and this means that Ellmann's novel participates in extinction discourse. As Ursula Heise asserts in Imagining Extinction (2016), the current, alarming decline of biodiversity prompts both cultural and biological questions...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
... extinct at its own pace and in obedience to its own inner dynam- ics. However, this generic evolution is dependent on its cultural environment. While it would be oversimplifying to view any genre as merely a symptom of its episteme, it would be equally oversimplifying to argue that generic history...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Genre, Vol. 52, No. 3 December 2019 DOI 10.1215/00166928-7965831 © 2019 by University of Oklahoma Books Received Genre publishes reviews of academic monographs and anthologies in literary and cultural studies by invitation. To volunteer to write a review of one of the titles listed below, contact...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Diana . Arthur Conan Doyle and the Meaning of Masculinity . Aldershot : Ashgate , 2000 . Beer Gillian . “Forging the Missing Link: Interdisciplinary Studies.” Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter . Oxford : Claredon , 1996 . Bleiler Everett F. “Lost Worlds and Lost...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that it points to the loss of an individual’s youth, not the (culturally nostalgic) loss of an era. “Boys” may become “statesm[e]n” and even in his rural youth, a “faded Boy” is “A state- man’s Embryo.” This poem is about the passing of time that makes the “Boys” and “Cows” of our own youth “extinct...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 145–178.
Published: 01 July 2023
... gothic tropes but imbricated with cultural and scientific modernization. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's Uncle Silas , a novel that straddles generic and national literature categories, typifies the sensation era's uneasy awareness of not only similarity but interdependence across boundaries. While eschewing...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 247–252.
Published: 01 December 2020
... (and the communities they circulate within) for extinction, that nevertheless preserve a capacity to scale into a world beyond the forms of power that stand behind the targeting (16). Garcia s insistence, throughout these six chapters, that our interpretive frame- works have made lively literary matter appear...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
...: if the “roving Indian tribe without culture” that “exterminated” them represent the rapid changes of modernity, the Cliff Dweller’s extinction attests to their resistence to those changes. In articulating an aesthetics of cul- ture as an object in space – synchronic and sculptural, as opposed to diachronic...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 135–163.
Published: 01 March 2009
... P , 1986 . Csicsery-Ronay Istvan . “ Dis-Imagined Communities: Science Fiction and the Future of Nations .” Edging into the Future: Science Fiction and Contemporary Cultural Transformation . Eds. Hollinger Veronica Gordon Joan . Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2002...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vivian Kao New Historicism and cultural studies have worked to reclaim the people, events, and narratives consigned to the trash heap of history, suggesting that what has been deemed unsuitable to a capitalist narrative of progress nevertheless has value and should be accounted for. Although...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and Sexualities at California State University, Los Angeles. She is currently finishing a book on the Chicana author Helena María Viramontes that situates Viramontes's fiction in the context of the Chicano/Chicana movement, transnational feminism, ecocriticism, and cultural memory. Her next book project...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 235–258.
Published: 01 December 2022
...) ethnographic study of hacker culture, WarGames reached cult status not only in the public mind but also in actual hacker circles of the era. Among other sources, Thomas analyzes the e-zine Phrack (1985–), in which the famous “Hacker Manifesto” (Mentor 1986 ) first appeared, and he describes the community...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . 1972 . Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History . London : Faber and Faber . Tsuda Kenta . 2011 . “Academicians of Lagado? A Critique of Social and Cultural Evolutionism.” New Left Review 72 , November–December : 80 – 109 . Van Dine S. S...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 231–253.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in which the instability of the weird becomes problematic and is not simply to be celebrated as a site of liberation. Benjamin Noys is professor of critical theory at the University of Chichester. He is author of Georges Bataille: A Critical Introduction (2000), The Culture of Death (2005...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Richly detailed, the articles and books document the ecological and cultural conditions of wildlife and peoples in their subject regions. As Ihab Hassan has noted, this and Matthiessen's subsequent nonfiction has been richly recognized in the form of prizes, medals, National and American Book...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
... , 23 – 48 . Huyssen Andreas . 1986 . After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Levy Helen Fiddyment . 1995 . “Coming Home: Glasgow's Last Two Novels.” In Ellen Glasgow: New Perspectives , edited by Scura...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Art of the Western Desert , Adelaide : Rigby 1979 . Benjamin R. “The Brush with Words,” in The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture (eds.), Kleinert Sylvia Neale Margo , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 2000 , pp. 466 - 470 . Berlo J. C. (ed...