1-6 of 6 Search Results for

double entendre

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Genre (2018) 51 (2): 105–131.
Published: 01 July 2018
... that in their mysterious richness remain unrivaled in the history of the novel—is always accompanied by, is indeed deeply enmeshed with, a contrary tendency that is bawdy, unserious, low. It isolates the obscene double entendre as the linguistic device by which James most directly conducts the bawdy countercurrent in his...
Journal Article
Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 95–123.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with Laurence Sterne's double-entendres, rather than by the ostensibly reported dialogue. In other words, Bloom may not have registered a report of Bannon's sexual activity because no such report was produced. Conversely, it is possible that Bannon did not use the circumlocution of cloaks, raincoats...
Journal Article
Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., alternative linguistic world we can neither drag to the surface nor simply ignore. Every word comes to seem potentially a pun, a clue to the secret web of double entendres that lie buried within each episode. However seemingly innocent the surface narra- tive, we become...
Journal Article
Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and bombing, just as Mansfield had earlier equated Ger- man eating with aggression. However, the French are not perpetrators of flatu- lence but rather “victims” of it, and one cannot help but notice that “evacuation” is also a distinctly war-­related double entendre. The “Air Raids” Mansfield men- tions...
Journal Article
Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the corrosion of hearts; and it is almost as though the mine turns out to be the figure of the heart hollowed out, disheartened by "material interests." That the mine is "mined" in a double entendre of Charles Gould's (he who can use the possessive form with reference to the mine) suggests...
Journal Article
Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... characteriza- tion of its protagonists, The Lost World turns its eye to plot. The most spec- tacular example of Doyle’s spoofing comes in a double entendre of the words “missing link.” The British characters of the novel are stranded on the dinosaur- ridden table mountain through the malice...