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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 109–125.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in this comparison is that, arguably, Bierce’s short story is the least dark of the three versions of what may be called the mood and genre of sardonic death, for it only denounces (especially in terms of free will versus determinism) the doomed man, while Enrico’s film elicits sympathy and Serling’s episode empathy...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
... romance that heavily emphasizes death and the need for us to accept death, not recoil in horror or frantically resist it. This complementary reading, based on several theories of the romance form, helps explain the heavy reliance on imprisonment and death in the tales and also makes sense of using...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that gives shape to illness and loss is Alan Chong Lau's “my ship does not need a helmsman.” It adopts the metaphor of journey to speak about the course of an illness and the prospect of death. The speaker is dying far from home. In short lines the poem creates discontinuities even as it opens long vistas...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in the colony of Santa Marina. These experiences incite a dissociative fugue, a loss of identity precipitated by the flight to a foreign environment, which ends finally in Rachel's death. Her voyage therefore evokes what Benjamin Mangrum describes as the tragedy of modern existence and reveals a complex double...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the characters from infection and living death, (2) delineate a narrative space in which plot and character can develop, and (3) spatialize epistemological and aesthetic modes. Whereas hard breaches involve a narrative-threatening failure of diegetic barricades, the soft breach allows the zombie's destabilizing...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... emperor Jahangir to become the wife of Captain William Hawkins of the East India Company, and two English women, Frances Steele and Mrs. Hudson. Soon after her husband's death on the voyage to England in 1613, Mariam married another East India Company employee, Captain Gabriel Towerson. After a few years...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Roger Gilbert Few poets and critics have read and responded to one another as ardently as A. R. Ammons and Harold Bloom. Their friendship, which at times had the intensity of a romance, began in the late sixties and peaked in the early seventies, though it continued until Ammons's death in 2001...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of Death (1900), Strindberg attributes vampiric qualities of authorship to characters that function as narrators. Strindberg's vampires sustain themselves with language rather than blood, and the forms they use to drain their victims are inextricable from the epic narration Strindberg explicitly adapts...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... suggests an unusual connection between the public violence of these late-sixties conflicts, on the one hand, and the protagonist's “disintegration” and his mother's mysterious death—the ultimate products of their suburban discontent—on the other. This connection can be elaborated through the concepts...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... with the publication of volume 1.) This review essay of the forthcoming volume 2, the last seminar, assesses Derrida's themes, styles, and organization. It highlights his comments on interpretation and his explorations of the undecidable concept of survivance (life death). © 2011 by University of Oklahoma 2011...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 March 2012
... from modernism, only repressed.” The essay thus traces the repression and reemergence of lyric poetry in art-historical discourse from the work of Clark's precursor Clement Greenberg through Clark's later books, Farewell to an Idea and The Sight of Death . The discussion ends with an imagined dialogue...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... such as the one in which Ellison was raised. (His essay largely narrates “a personal dream” that symbolically equates Lincoln's assassination with the untimely death of Ellison's own father.) In obliquely writing back to his critics and to then‐regnant theories about Black lives, Ellison mingles quasi...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . The Wisdom of the Serpent: The Masks of Death, Rebirth, and Resurrection . New York : Braziller , 1963 . Henderson Stephen . Understanding the New Black Poetry . New York : Morrow , 1973 . Hobsbawn Eric . The Jazz Scene . New York : Pantheon , 1993 . Hodeir André...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
...David L. G. Arnold © COPYRIGHT 2001 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2001 WORKS CITED Brooks Cleanth . William Faulkner . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1963 . Butler Judith . Antigone's Claim: Kinship between Life and Death . New York : Columbia University Press...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... . Salzburg : Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik , 1982 . Libby A. Mythologies of Nothing: Mystical Death in American Poetry, 1940-70 . Urbana : University of Illinois P , 1984 . McKinnon W. T. Apollo's Blended Dream: A Study of the Poetry of Louis MacNeice . London : Oxford...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
... ideas and concerns. Critics point to the reminiscences of life and rumina- tions on death in both. The word dramatic is often used to describe Spoon River, with Masters acting as “stage manager” (Murphy 1988, 21). Both works are seen to have an audience, one real and the other assumed. Indeed...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 125–147.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ginsberg, dated April 14, 1952, from Mex- ico City, Burroughs writes, About death of Joan. I do not see how that could be worked in. I wish you would talk them out of that idea. I will take care of her disappearance. I did not go into my domestic life in Junk because...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Brodkey Harold . 1996 . This Wild Darkness: The Story of My Death . New York : Metropolitan Books . Bruner Jerome . 2002 . Making Stories: Law, Literature, Life . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux . Charon Rita...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 187–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the moral basis of the self is confronted with its own cognitive impossibil- ity. Nowhere is the moral incapacity of the self, the initiation of an ethics of the other, dramatized more sharply than in the encounter with death, for death is an "other" whose ultimate unknowability...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
... over the precipice Today, guards tramp on that roof and under it, workmen erect walls within walls seal openings to air and light tear apart the old balcony to build a steel mesh and iron cage Death row 'Many of the ideas expressed...