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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Debra Shostak Isabel Coixet's 2008 adaptation of Philip Roth's Dying Animal (2001) signals in its title, Elegy , the conceptual divergence of the film from its source. Roth's title expresses the inescapable reality of the mortal body, its desires, decay, and disappearance; Coixet turns from...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
...John B. Vickery COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 WORKS CITED Barker George . Collected Poems . Ed. Fraser R. . London : Faber & Faber , 1987 . Bloomfield Morton W. `` The Elegy and the Elegiac Mode ,'' in Renaissance Genres: Essays...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
... . Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heany . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1994 . Saunders Rebecca . “On Lamentation and the Redistribution of Possessions: Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! and the New South.” Modern Fiction Studies 42 : 2 ( 1996 ), 730 - 762...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... turns away from the wider world to examine plants and anthills. Richard Poirier points out the echoes of Gray's Elegy in the second and third lines of the poem, along with other intertexts, most notably Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "The Wood- spurge" (35-37). He writes that "[b]oth poems are about...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 187–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., it is in the Holocaust poetry of Jar- rell and Plath that such an ethics gains its fullest and most harrowing realization. Although much of The Ethics of Mourning is devoted to describing the form of what Spargo calls "the anti-elegy," or the ways in which Milton, Shelley, and Hardy's poetry subverts the "lyrical...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... a translation of story to shared, communal memory when she decides to read the experimental novel Lost Children Elegies aloud, noting that moving from “the ink lines of the page” to the sound of spoken words culminates in a conversion of “impressions, images, future borrowed memories” (144). Later, the boy...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to comparison, no more so than other works that also feature the grave site, such as Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1883), Ivan Menchell’s Cemetery Club (1990), Evelyn Waugh’s Loved One (1948), or some of Samuel Beckett’s plays. For a number of reasons, these other works do not com...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that do have a kind of life which is more than simply historical convenience. The only example that I can think of where you could make this argument would be the elegy. If it is true that the process of mourning has a kind of intrinsic rhythm, then the structure of the elegy is not just a historical...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... children are gone, the line between them and the Indigenous warrior children past, subject to forced relocation by the violent settler state, blurred once again. Memphis, meanwhile, has traded away to the lost children almost all of their possessions—compass, map, backpack, flashlight, even Elegies...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 June 2006
...: "as though 'dead' were just another adjective."7 Schuyler's poems, by contrast, display an alert, acute, even painful, aware- ness of the fragility and vulnerability — that is to say, reality — of all existence, including both language and its users. In an elegy for a friend who took his own...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
... is largely about modern elegy and (following Jahan Ramazani s work) its unconjurable elegiac subject (44); Resignation is a dynamic study of poetry s fear of a society of spectacle and consumption; Imagination effectively traces the Wordsworthian ideal of the meditative poet as a subject who can see...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... By removing the traces of a poem’s generic specificity, anthology excerpts can single-handedly enact the process of lyricization that Jackson (2008, 183) describes, in which “songs, riddles, epigrams, sonnets, epitaphs, blasons, lieder, elegies, marches, dialogues, conceits, ballads, epistles, hymns...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 59–82.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Sven . The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age . Boston : Faber and Faber , 1994 . Bolter Jay David . Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print . Mahwah : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates , 1991 . Bradshaw Tom . Reading At Risk...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to Annie Dillard to Gretel Ehrlich, this preservationist impulse has always been explicit. 3. For a classic study of the compensatory dynamics of the elegy, see Sacks 1985. vulnerable, they embody in heightened, even hyperbolic ways the distinctly modern fate of being left behind by sociohistorical...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 65–83.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the native people's elegy for the soldiers—"May the example of those boys who died for their country, each fighting for his own cause, help to bring the two races to a better understanding. May their example wipe out forever the ill feelings and prejudices between the Americans and the Filipinos, which...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 307–337.
Published: 01 September 2001
... informs the album is compounded, moreover, by a quirk of history: the end of the Cold War coincided with the advent of the AIDS epidemic. Although these two separate issues coexist without any apparent connection in Behaviour— "Being Boring" and, arguably, "Only the Wind" are AIDS elegies—they would...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2004
... . London : Longman , 1969 . Halliwell Stephen . Aristotle's Poetics . London : Duckworth , 1986 . Hesiod Theognis . Theogony, Works and Days, Elegies . Trans. Wender Dorothea . Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1973 . Horace . Satires, Epistles and Ars Poetica . Trans...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
... . 1995 . “Robert Frost.” In Selected Essays and Reviews , 151 – 57 . Port Townsend, WA : Copper Canyon . Cavitch Max . 2007 . American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Cowley Malcolm . 1944...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... READING OF GERTRUDE STEIN 149 Through a quite particular allusion, Ashbery characterizes the generality of Stanzas as an interest not in “events” but in “their ‘way of happening’ ” (251, 252). Taken from Auden’s elegy for William Butler Yeats, the phrase appears twice...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
... duluth As scholars, teachers, and consumers of literature, we rely regularly — if unre- flectively — on genre and the critical apparatus it provides. Each year critics con- tinue to generate hundreds of articles that relate individual texts to genres and subgenres, from lyric and novel to elegy...