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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Megan Ward Critics have struggled to account for realist characters’ development on the repetitive timescale of Victorian domestic realism, which is devoted to representing the sameness of daily routine. This essay argues that this struggle stems from literary criticism’s implicit reliance...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Joe Kennedy William Sansom belongs to a loose category of British novelists working around World War II and in the wake of prewar modernism who produced fictions recapitulating neither high modernism's assertive experimentation nor the 1930s retreat into social realism. While this writing failed...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 29–46.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of social detail and domestic realism however does not entire- ly derail the moralizing imperative of populist crime pamphlets; Goodcole simultaneously uses the public press as an opportunity to disseminate moral invective against adultery and husband murder. In his title, Alice Clarke's crime...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and imag- ery of horror into the territory of domestic realism, the novel participates in the nascent renegotiation of goals and methods of literary realism that modernists like Cholmondeley’s niece Stella Benson would carry forward. Contrasting Red Pottage with sensation precursors and with Dracula...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . Kaplan Amy . The Social Construction of American Realism . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1988 . Kang Youwei . “ Datong Shu .” Ed. Weizheng Zhu . Kang Youwei Datonglun Liang Zhong . Hong Kong : Sanlian Shudian , 1998 . Lee Erika . At America's Gates...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... with and rejection of domestic space. In melodrama, as in Greek tragedy and realism, social problems are worked out through the figure of the family. In social problem plays later in the century, domestic space tends to be a site of tragedy. Ibsen continues this trend, and his late plays tend to move out...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., arguing that “although it is domestic melodrama that is traditionally understood as the predecessor to turn-of-the-century realism, the stage technologies of Gothic and subsequent supernatural melodramas also anticipate dramaturgical and theoretical concerns of modern and contemporary theater” (15...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of Wellington. His work has appeared in Narrative and Modern Philology . He is at work on a book about the relationship between realism and improbability in the nineteenth-century novel. © 2017 by University of Oklahoma 2017 chance probability realism bildungsroman Anthony Trollope Works...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rafael Walker This essay argues that Ellen Glasgow's 1925 novel Barren Ground is an attempt to adapt literary realism, perennially viewed as the handmaiden of liberal individualism, to an age in which individualism was being replaced by more corporate and associational paradigms. To do so, Glasgow...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 317–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . “The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism.” In Speech Genres and Other Late Essays . Edited by Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael , translated by McGee Vern W. , 10 – 59 . Austin : University of Texas Press . Berndt Katrin . 2005 . Female Identity in Contemporary...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of the twenty-first century, almost 170 years after Collier, Richard Helgerson remains fascinated by domestic tragedy's "extraordinary realism" (2). Though they share 1 I am enormously indebted to Margreta de Grazia, whose comments on earlier versions of this essay helped considerably to shape its...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Elizabeth Bennet's desires, we see them actualized in the same way that domestic life is constructed in the Bennet home—through repetitive and circular movements that straddle the divide between the concrete and the abstract. Mining the creative tension between physical movement and narrative movement...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 December 2013
... opinions and invokes the reader by demanding particu- lar emotional responses to the dejected protagonist. James (2009) has argued that Jameson’s novel invokes both domestic realism and the formal innovation — most frequently the stream of consciousness — of the high modernists. However...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 265–270.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ben Parker Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847240 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Reviews Cluster: Form ben parker Anna Kornbluh, The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. In Bunyan s The Pilgrim s Progress, we...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
... field via the reference to Anne Tyler, celebrated writer of novels like Breathing Lessons (1988) and Redhead by the Side of the Road (2020). Ellmann's protagonist appreciates her brand of domestic realism; she would like to read “an Anne Tyler” (Ellmann 2019a : 788) because these novels about...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
...” (Perlez 2007 : para. 1) for the general reading public. However, as Ravenscroft ( 2010 ) has observed, Western readers grappling with Wright's unique style tend to domesticate its discomforting elements through reference to magic realism and canonical figures from Australian literature, principally...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Works Cited Armstrong Nancy . 1987 . Desire and Domestic Fiction . New York : Oxford University Press . Beer Gillian . 1986 . George Eliot . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Berry Ralph . 1999 . Tragic Instance . Newark : Delaware University Press...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
... female colonial romances, Benita and The Ghost Kings, reflects their relevance to feminism and modernity. Engaging adventure and domesticity, these stories challenge the generic divide between “romance,” or fantasy, and “realism,” or the novel (which was particularly strong at the turn...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Eric D. Smith Central to the polarizing discussions of the late-period work of V. S. Naipaul has been the author’s apparent faithfulness to methods—and political presuppositions—derived from nineteenth-century British models of literary realism. This essay explores Naipaul’s pivotal late-period...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Margaret E. Johnson This article argues that the American series Queer as Folk (2000–2005) uses a combination of melodrama and realism to engage the viewer both emotionally and logically in the consideration of current issues significant to the gay community, in particular HIV/AIDS, gay parenting...