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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of foreign merchants but rather tightly intertwined with them. In addition to documenting heretofore unremarked upon events, the larger objective of this study is to investigate the role foreigners played as both agents of exchange and recorders of events in Yemen's early modern history. © 2015...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... out that an archive can be all of “the contents of museums, libraries, and archives and thus the entire extant historical record,” or it can be “a small subset of . . . material, typically a discrete collection of related . . . documents.” In the novel, the most prominent discussion of archives...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 283–286.
Published: 01 December 2022
... an outstanding model for shedding new light on familiar texts by placing them in dialogue with commercial writing, legal documents, and manuscript sources. Drawing on a rich archive and employing generative interpretive methods, Writing at the Origins of Capitalism will prove an invaluable resource for anyone...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and spatially beyond the initial moment of violence, and Womack argues that antilynching activists were faced with the dilemma of how to accurately represent the trauma of lynching beyond the still photograph and other forms of inert documentation. The story at the center of the chapter is that of the Bakers...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... , which I define as the drive to gather together as many documents, texts, artifacts, and data as possible, regardless of content or purpose (Fest 2018 ). Such hyperarchivalism is concomitant with the economic, ideological, and technological regime of neoliberalism, a regime that depends for its...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 September 2011
... , www.archive.official-documents.co.uk/document/doh/ih/ih.htm . Antonovsky Anton . 1996 . “The Salutogenic Model as a Theory to Guide Health Promotion.” Health Promotion International 11 ( 1 ): 11 – 18 . Banks Ian . 2002 . Man Manual . Yeovil, UK : Haynes . ———. 2007 . Man Manual...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 April 2017
... story: by imagina- tive representation or by extensive documentation. That question pertains to both literary biography and fictional practice. In the biography, Gaskell’s suppression of the letters to Héger becomes implicit evidence for the triumph of imaginative representation in Brontë’s...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 127–140.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2005 , 3 - 29 . Yanagisako Sylvia . `` Rethinking the Centrality of Racism in Asian American History .'' In Kurashige Lon Murray Alice Yang , eds. Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays . Boston : Houghton Mifflin...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... shareholder meet- ings monitored by secretaries, its voyages and factories governed by men autho- rized in written commissions and required to document their doings, this was a profoundly text-­dependent body.8 While consecrated to profit, the prodigious paperwork by which leading shareholders sought...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 365–381.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and assignation of copyright. At the center of this business is the so-called "stock photography," a type of agency that trades in illustrations to be purchased or rented for a limited time or place. As the name suggests, stock agencies maintain archives of photographic documents (in the form...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 257–268.
Published: 01 September 2000
... only by the fear of imminent attack. The looting and the trashing was so widespread, so deliberate, that it pointed to a hatred on the part of many Indians for the documents because they were docu- ments; records that must be destroyed because of what they and the building that housed them...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 383–387.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the for- mulas of the science fiction digest market, the less restrictive but easily forgotten men's magazines which sought to emulate Playboy in the 1960s, and the well- documented frustrations of writing for Hollywood and episodic television. By the late 60s, when he began reaping rapturous praise...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 March 2004
...-time preacher, Johnson vividly notes, "often possessed a voice that was a marvelous instrument, a voice he could modulate from a sepulchral whisper to a crashing thunder clap" (5). While there is a well-documented and widespread correlation between African-American music and the black...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Richly detailed, the articles and books document the ecological and cultural conditions of wildlife and peoples in their subject regions. As Ihab Hassan has noted, this and Matthiessen's subsequent nonfiction has been richly recognized in the form of prizes, medals, National and American Book...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 193 memoir and as a historical document rather than excluding one or the other. A more complete understanding of Night will be achieved when the two approach- es are brought in to teach the novel. Her point is absolutely central for the study of the Holocaust from a histori- cal point...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in Linda Hogan's Mean Spirit. Dymond shows how Hogan's transformation of the mystery genre becomes the crossroads of various cultural discourses, including legal documents, that further the marginalization of Native Americans. As Steven Belletto points out, Mark Danielewski's House of Leaves...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 129–149.
Published: 01 June 2000
... they write is bad from the start, it is better to leave it as it is than to change any- thing, the natural graces being more easily recognized when detached from all artifice.] The narrator insists that Montpensier's self-portrait is most flattering to her per- son because it documents her...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): v–xx.
Published: 01 September 2006
... preceding the dramatic increase of interest in Asian Americans before and during WWII, Asian American cultural production is characterized not by the expected dearth of documentation, but rather by an embarrassment of riches, where "embarrassment" involves all its etymological denotations...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 483–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... "memoir" itself is prone to slippage. Accord- ing to the online version of The Oxford English Dictionary, "memoir" originally came from the Middle French term memoire, a masculine word signifying a writ- ten account or a document containing the facts of a case to be judged. Sometime between...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 June 2006
... catastrophe can combine. Her first example, Queen Lili'uokalani's Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen, which begins with autobiographical bildungsroman, also includes a series of appendices which contain political dialogue, letters, commentary on letters, protest documents, historical...