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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with the discourse of Victorian logic (especially the work of John Venn) and links this early sensation novel to Hardy's later output. Serial representation operates in two modes in Hardy: one material, tactile, and affective (figuring long-run processes of wear, attrition, and change); the other discrete, rational...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... On this reading, a theory of time as gradual development (flow) sits in tension with a model that imagines short, sharp transitions between discrete temporal periods (structures), one “step” and another. Like Barthes, Eliot aims to think in both synchronic blocks and linear flows simultaneously. She goes further...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 2010
...) all [tous] (men) 3-0 The integral characterizes itself, again according to Brøndal, as the apprehension of totality under two aspects at the same time: a) as a discrete size, distinct from everything that it is not (unus); b) as a whole size...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 105–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., whereby a simulation is executed or run again, to pro- duce or predict other variants. Predictably in this line of thinking, narrative then becomes associated with the continuous and analog, whereas simulation is asso- ciated with the discrete and digital. This is not to suggest that one cannot have...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2008
...) The term "new media" has come into vogue in recent years, encompassing a variety of divergent disciplines, technologies, and artistic practices. From the emergence of discrete subjects, such as games studies, creative industries, and internet studies, to forms such as computer games, webpages...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 289–305.
Published: 01 September 2010
... quantitatives—in terms of binary oppositions between the distinctive features of its meaning, what he later calls the “semes”: discrete vs. whole (designated as D vs. I). Sometimes in the essay, though, he designates “I” as “global” rather than “whole” in order to more...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... argument bookend chapters on individual works by each author. However, rather than drawing connections between each novel in these chapters, Conroy produces instead seven entirely discrete pieces of literary criticism. This is some- what disappointing given the obvious similarities between many...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 177–200.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the paradigm for the Text is a network in the computer’s memory” (161). Examples of writing in hypertext, it appears, will resist delineation into discrete categories labelled work and text. In contrast with the self-contained, closed unit of the book, Bolter considers the poststructuralist...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of departure and which treats space as a temporary invitation to accomplish a fresh "composition of the eye." The creation of an animated visual sequence from discrete still photographs underscores this narrative strate- gy; its arbitrary logic—Why doesn't the point of view shift? Why the fixed gaze...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... commodities, to be discretely enumerated and labeled like items of jewelry or parcels of real estate, falls short of grasping what is at stake” (31) — that is, hierarchies of cultural value, class negotiation, and the cultural representation of the marginal and marginalized. Chow then lays out those...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 211–215.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., but the poetics look newly minted, and the meshing of the vocabularies of these discrete yet interrelated poetics with the language of cinematic art, which might have been unnecessarily clumsy in other hands, makes it seem that film and the modernist lyric were born fraternal twins and only accidentally...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 135–163.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as a effec- tive means of imagining otherwise (239). If utopia does not define a place discretely outside this one, neither does it script a specific political schematic, for "When Utopia becomes a political proj- ect or platform for action, its content becomes a daydream or a fantasy, even...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 33–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... are supported by the affin- ity of the computer for language, an affinity which becomes evident when com- pared to the computer's ability to process images. Words are made of discrete symbols, the letters of the alphabet, and these symbols are efficiently encoded in binary form. The ASCII code uses...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of the "grand style" is united by their connection to narrative. Thus Ivanov antici- pated Gerard Genette in reducing the Aristotelian classification to two basic modes, the tragic and epic, which cut across the boundaries of discrete genres.14 From another viewpoint, Ivanov's eagerness to rejuvenate...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... that Austen’s greatness is due to the fact that “she does not attempt to write like a man” (62), as if there were discrete essences between men and 6. Again, it would be mistaken to suggest that Anne Elliot marries Wentworth because of his money. Nonetheless, the domestic and societal values...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 229–235.
Published: 01 December 2019
... rather than read a poem. The kind of historicism to which Perlow seems to object would pin poems to discrete moments in the past at the expense of ignoring the enduring conceptual dilemmas they pose. Skeptical of received critical accounts, at ease with philosophical and formal complexity, always driving...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 June 2006
... is a marginal mood which adds depth to the spirit of enjoyment" (231). Schuyler's poetry is clearly Theocritean in this manner. Schuyler's primary pastoral quality, however, is his insistence on present- ing "life in its discreteness," "to have the wildness pure, and yet to make a poem out...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
... carry the same kind of information as its presence. These levels do not make up discrete spheres of material reality, however; rather, they are levels of description or analytic perspective that may be adopted with respect to any human phenomenon. It is obvious that the resultant form...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 189–197.
Published: 01 July 2020
... generally, whenever it is brought into the sphere of Western art involves a discrete colonial chapter in the long history of the magical force of the image, which always survives the irony of the aesthetic (150). In a man- ner relatable but not reducible to the process whereby cultic presence...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 125–149.
Published: 01 March 2008
... an optical illu- sion, such texts can appear as a collection of discrete narratives or a coherent, if discontinuous, whole depending on the way in which they are perceived. This Gestalt quality inevitably destabilizes the text and serves to multiply the avail- able voices and critical positions. If one...