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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 271–275.
Published: 01 December 2022
... on April 26, 2022, at Columbia University's Heyman Center, for an event celebrating the publication of The Jewish Decadence . As Barnes shows more than any other modernist, decadence's dramas of exoticization and autoexoticization, of ethnography and ecology—of, in short, racialization...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bonnie Costello Most of the scholarship on Marianne Moore and the visual arts has concentrated on her modernist period during the second and third decades of the twentieth century, when she drew inspiration from the formal innovations and metacognitive preoccupations of contemporary art. Modernism...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Ammons summed up their ongoing agon in a note after a visit to New Haven in 1973: “Harold wants me to be intense, mad, consistently high. I want to be ordinary, casual, a man of this world.” This essay examines their decades-long dialogue in letters, poems, and essays. “I Went to the Summit...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Robert Baker This essay presents a close reading of C. D. Wright's Deepstep Come Shining . One of the great book-length poems published in America over the last few decades, this poem gathers the strengths of Wright's earlier books while at the same time inventing the sort of roving collage...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 133–158.
Published: 01 July 2018
... approximately 1930. Yet this marks only the beginning of generic stability and thus overlooks the mechanisms of genrification that played out in America in the previous decades and that propelled the terminological transformation of “films for smoking concerts,” “club films,” and “blue” movies into “stags...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... ambivalent rhetoric of avowal and disavowal. Nor have scholars yet charted the essay's unique evolution over a full decade's worth of drafts and revisions. Drawing on original archival research, this article reads “Tell It” as responding to two contexts that for Ellison were both achingly personal...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the return of religion in its more public forms in recent decades, any more than one could have foreseen the great reopening of the question of secularization within social theory since 1990. If, as I argue, the complete eradication of religious thought, which is to say a “finished” project of secularization...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Timothy S. Murphy Over the past decade Antonio Negri has become widely influential as a theorist of globalization. His concepts of empire and multitude, elaborated in collaboration with Michael Hardt, derive from the analysis of the impact that linguistic performance and communications networks...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Vincent B. Leitch During the closing decades of the twentieth century, French post-structuralism constituted a powerful shaping force on many academic disciplines, especially literary and cultural studies. At the opening of the twenty-first century, most of its major figures, born between the two...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 271–277.
Published: 01 December 2020
... argues in Dandyism, the allusion to the prodigiously English- speaking Oscar Wilde inaugurates a broader pattern by which Chandler systematically disaffiliates his hero from various signifiers marked as aestheticist, decadent, and homosexual (76 77). Yet this disaffiliation may be more precisely...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2006
...-siecle Decadence. The narrative's constitutive fixation on Trilby relies on paradoxi- cal logic, where the fetishist creates a substitute object of desire for an always already absent referent, if one follows the Freudian paradigm to its logical con- clusion. Trilby functions on the level...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . New York : Oxford UP , 1973 . Woideck Carl , ed. The John Coltrane Companion: Five Decades of Commentary . New York : Schirmer , 1998 . "ETERNAL JAZZ": JAZZ HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THE PERSISTENCE OF THE RESURRECTION MYTH JOHN P. MCCOMBE [By 1981] fewer and fewer black...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... . Hanson Ellis . Decadence and Catholicism . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1997 . —. “Wilde's Exquisite Pain.” In Wilde Writings . Ed. Bristow Joseph . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , forthcoming ( 2003 ). Jespersen Otto . Essentials of English Grammar...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 339–351.
Published: 01 September 2000
... pick Foucault's Discipline and Punish, although two decades earlier I would probably have selected Derrida's Dissemination. Like many academic liter- ary intellectuals of the baby-boom generation, I have moved over the years from New Criticism to deconstruction and poststructuralism to cultural...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of alienation and cynicism and the first postimperi- al generation came of age, national icons once sacrosanct became objects of ridicule. Within a decade after the Suez debacle, symbols of imperial pride were subjected to subversive camp iconoclasm within the context of a then-burgeon- ing youth culture...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of great intellectual ferment and diversification. The tremendous transformation in scholarly exchange during the past decade due to electronic and digital media has given Genre the opportunity to join its peer publications to meet the most recent challenges in scholarly publication. We have now...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 April 2024
... to the audience in The Sea and the Mirror (1943), she observes, foreshadows the very question Gayatri Spivak asks in “Can the Subaltern Speak?” (111); Herod's soliloquy in “For the Time Being” (1942) anticipates by decades Edward Said's seminal argument for how Enlightenment thought structures the relationship...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 65–83.
Published: 01 March 2004
... is at issue are historically specific ways of framing and understanding history. Jazz and High Modernism are products of the same historical moment, and the cul- tural circulation of both changed profoundly in the first decade after World War II. Both the cultural circulation of jazz and the academic...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 187–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... If the meanings of the two terms have tend- ed, in modern usage, to converge, that is because they are assumed to occupy a continuum in which ethics is marginalized in favor of the more "essential cen- ter" of morals. In recent decades, due to the influence of such thinkers as Emmanuel Levi- nas...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... disputes among the gods, not the warriors' decade-long desire for plunder, nor their quest for heroic stature, but Helen's beauty provoked the Greek soldiers to sail far from home and do battle for ten years. This is a little like saying that Eve was the cause of the deity's bad temper throughout...