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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . “The Exterminator.” In Caught in the Organ Draft: Biology in Science Fiction , edited by Asimov Isaac , 63 – 69 . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux . Zunshine Lisa . 2006 . Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel . Columbus : Ohio State University Press . Depth Perception...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of the insufficiency of simple perception, both aesthetic modes offer, for Woolf, a window into the very depths of human psychology. © 2011 by University of Oklahoma 2011 References Armstrong Nancy . 1999 . Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... but not enough substance and depth of character; the new novel has become “a picture of life.” With its deliberate foregrounding of inhumanness and spectacularity, Emil Ferris's My Favorite Thing Is Monsters commits many of Wood's list of transgressions against the traditional novel. This article examines how...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of objects refuse to reflect the experience of personal depth. My reading follows the narrative attempts to refigure objects so they no longer frustrate and instead cooperate in reflecting depths, or, respond to psychological interiority. The passage above also reveals the narrator's frustration...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the characterization Balkin sees as fundamental to twentieth-century dramatic imagination, the “spectral” appears throughout this book less often as a distinctive type of character, and more often as a theory of what characters are. Instead of the dramaturgy of psychological depth that we have come to expect from...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
... development as ethically opposed to the gap between surface and depth that is often invoked as the defining feature of interior- ity.9 The characters who harbor secrets, such as Cynthia or the local heir Osborne Hamley, do so not only to their moral detriment but also in such a way that suggests...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 191–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...) that suggest how this kind of control would be applied to self-organizing systems of humans. That is, she does not detail in depth the various techniques, technological or otherwise, that might allow for the "soft control" of people, much less how these techniques might be adjusted, by those in power...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., or a kindred light, hovers near those living on borders or in depths. What is sought is the “gift of clarity,” an experience of wholeness where an inner light of seeing and an outer light of disclosure meet. This is what happens when a citizen of Rome, Georgia, finds and is found by a memory jug...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 July 2016
... that is not a thing. It has infinite, unplumbable depths, and yet it is also oddly depthless, all surface, as Nicholas discovers at one point: “From my hand a fluid clear as water snaked its living way to the Funhole, and instead of running into its depths formed a transparent black rainbow above it, gaining...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., beautiful bird of prey of innocence, from the depths of the realm of Shades, I implore you! Inspire me, that I might be someone who no longer has a shadow. (Manifestoes 144) It makes sense that Breton would have found jazz attractive, given his surrealist creed of automatic writing (Rapaport...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 257–268.
Published: 01 September 2000
... sent joy at sitting in either of my offices and looking at the depth of a collection that still includes things I remember buying while in high school and college. I recall vividly having actually to do something similar to this exercise while in graduate school in New York when I decided...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the radicalness of what might otherwise seem like a retrograde, reactionary gesture on her chosen writers’ part. She outlines how sentimentalism became a surprisingly malleable and utopian form for expressing otherwise silenced kinds and depths of women's generational experience, asserting both the intensity...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 311–316.
Published: 01 July 2021
... the terms and depths of such capacious love. For Lewis, the way art impresses itself upon literary form is not a matter of imitation but a matter of experience and feeling. Methodologically, this move is critical, for the shift from mimesis to feeling allows for her renewed investigation of modernism's...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for a popular audience, it-narratives similarly provided a way of overcoming what was impossible in conventional fiction in order to plumb the depths of our humanity. The search for what differentiates us from other species reflected in the it-narrative might be seen to persist into postmod- ernist...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... The primary tenet of a leading strand of modernism expressed famously in Vir- ginia Woolf’s essay “Modern Fiction” ([1925b] 1984) was to closely plumb the depths of the human mind through an increased focus on the interior lives of characters. Woolf suggests in “Modern Fiction” that successful interior...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2003
... composition of the image—whose original dimensions measure almost 7x11 feet—fortifies this strong sense of perspective. The seemingly endless rows of shelves along with the amazing depth of field cre- ate a sense of infinite space that stretches all the way back until it hits a small strip of white...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
... du tireur couché confronts the Delonian myth with its repressed narrative and historical depth. The final movement is the purely virtual work that we can extrapolate from the expectation of adaptation and the very real possibility that Delon would perform some version of the gestures laid out...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... on analytic and objective methods of vision, the next section will demonstrate how the prosody of voice can expose more emotional depth than semantic meaning, which Miriam often associates with the patriarchal system of language. Yet just as Miriam has moments when she cannot get beyond a detached...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to American literature, as evidenced by their importance to the great American novel discourse. In The Dream of the Great American Novel Buell has found a balance of breadth and depth that affords him opportunities for cogent analyses of numerous BOOK REVIEWS...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 221–238.
Published: 01 September 2003
... depths, Matthias Bruhn's "Visualization Services: Stock Photography and the Picture Industry" looks at the industrial ordering of this circulation and labor and invites us to approach stock photography not as a collection of inherently meaningful images but as a service. Bruhn explores...