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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Elizabeth Covington The genre of the circadian or one-day novel, of which James Joyce's Ulysses (1922) and Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (1925) are the most famous examples, relies on John Locke's theory of individual identity composed of memories over time. The modernist writer and critic Storm...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for Young Readers . Ed. Sullivan C.W. III . Westport CT : Greenwood , 1993 . 3 - 20 . Print . Pynchon Thomas . Gravity’s Rainbow . New York : Viking , 1973 . Print . ------. Against the Day . New York : Penguin , 2006 . Print . Shoptaw John . On the Outside...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Justin Gautreau This essay explores the trajectory of popular media in Thomas Pynchon's 2006 novel Against the Day , from print all the way to the Internet. In his piece “Genre as History,” Brian McHale asserts that Against the Day pastiches several literary genres from the turn of the twentieth...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 176–178.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Ron Day The Cambridge Companion to Tom Stoppard, ed. Katherine E. Kelly (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001) In The Invention of Love, Tom Stoppard's Oscar Wilde asserts, "Truth is quite another thing" from fact; it "is the work of the imagination."1 This observation seems...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the importance of the global or “diasporic” connections back to Europe that British merchants made for the success of private trade. By contrast, this article argues for the importance of regionally situated commercial associations for the day-to-day functioning of private trade, particularly emphasizing...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Blau DuPlessis's work, including Drafts (1987–2013) and Traces, with Days (2017–), readily suggests itself as a case study for thinking through a megatextual impulse in the twenty‐first‐century long poem. Though her work is plainly indebted to its modernist precursors (H.D., Pound, Williams, etc...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 279–282.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- trievability of all pleasures in life. Thus we exclaim: “how brief the night is for amusement!” It is because at joyful moments life seems racing, while at dry and distressing times, the days, as if lamed, drag along in what Germans call “Lange- weile,” which literally...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... They went to California in early- August, where Matthiessen spent nine days with Chavez and his United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), getting to know the labor organizer, visiting picket lines, interviewing workers and growers, and learning the history of the farm workers' movement...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., but by improvising. Regarding Prime Time, one day Ornette said that the written parts are as improvised as the improvisations them- selves. That is a great lesson, your lesson, on what's happening—when it's hap- pening: to the improviser, unforeseeably, without seeing it coming, unpre- dictably. I'm going...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to be cruel then, and I didn’t have the heart to change the subject. An hour later and barely halfway through the consultation I no longer wanted to. A history The presenting complaint It was a fine day. I was outside. I thought to myself it was a good day for washing...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for Joan Baez that would kick-start her career as a rocker. Then, he died on a motorcycle, on the day his novel was published, on his wife's twenty-first birth- day, and just as he was set to become a star. To go along with Farina as the incipient hero, we get Dylan as the villain. Hajdu's...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
... her career as a rocker. Then, he died on a motorcycle, on the day his novel was published, on his wife's twenty-first birth- day, and just as he was set to become a star. To go along with Farina as the incipient hero, we get Dylan as the villain. Hajdu's youthful Dylan in Greenwich Village...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 349–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., on the day his novel was published, on his wife's twenty-first birth- day, and just as he was set to become a star. To go along with Farina as the incipient hero, we get Dylan as the villain. Hajdu's youthful Dylan in Greenwich Village is unkempt, unbathed, with filthy clothes and no doubt hiding...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 354–361.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., on the day his novel was published, on his wife's twenty-first birth- day, and just as he was set to become a star. To go along with Farina as the incipient hero, we get Dylan as the villain. Hajdu's youthful Dylan in Greenwich Village is unkempt, unbathed, with filthy clothes and no doubt hiding...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 43–63.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... “ Introduction .” A Brother is a Stranger. By Toru Matsumoto . New York : John Day , 1946 . ---. “ Introduction .” My Country and My People . By Yutang Lin . 2nd ed. New York : John Day , 1939 . Campomanes Oscar V. “ The New Empire's Forgetful and Forgotten Citizens...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
... limited prisoners' access to courts. Government grants enabling prisoners to pursue higher education have been wiped out, despite evidence that education dramati- cally reduces recidivism. Rehabilitation is a dead ideal and retribution the order of the day. Our jail/prison population, at about...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 June 2006
... , 1985 . Carpenter Edward . Days with Walt Whitman . London : George Allen , 1906 . Corbett William . `` Poet of the Present .'' Denver Quarterly . Ed. Revell Donald . ( Spring 1990 ): 49 - 52 . Epicurus . The Essential Epicurus . Trans. O'Connor Eugene...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of this generic engagement. Though many of the novel’s elements are by now conventional fixtures of zombie narratives, Zone One does nod to specific zombie films. One character’s “skel catcher” (Whitehead [2011c] 2012a, 77) improves upon similar devices fea- tured prominently in Day of the Dead (1985...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 5 For a concept of a fence around the Torah, see Aboth 1, 36, Sanhedrin 303. "AS ONE MAN" 81 To return again to the rhetoric of unity in our day, we find that later on in President George W. Bush's inaugural address he intuits a bat kol, a voice of God...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
...: an artifice bold enough to invent and evoke the day- to- day specificities of people whose lives are very different from our own. Wood s review is the latest in a series of statements during the past decade by writers and scholars trying to account for this turn toward the essayistic as a significant...