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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 April 2016
... camp is an inadequate framework with which to look at Puig's movie fandom precisely because camp usually brackets the very affection for film that is inherent in fandom. It argues instead for understanding Puig as a queer film fan. During almost daily childhood trips to the movies, he was at once...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 189–210.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- video releases. Most of it does not get commercially released in the United States. Because American animation tends to be reserved for children's shows, many genres of anime lack an obvious market niche, limiting the kinds of material that get translated. Fans have gotten around some of these...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 383–387.
Published: 01 June 2002
... best-regarded episode of the original Trek series, but also of deep suspicion and even hostility due to his very vocal renunciation of the mangled version of his original script that was eventually filmed and his general disdain for the show's producers and rabid fans. Trek fandom (at least...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 169–178.
Published: 01 September 2001
... are joined by academics such as Lawrence Grossberg, as well as legions of now mid- dle-aged fans who feel that rock's authentic roots have been betrayed by the cur- rent crop of Gen X bands and performers. The notion of an idyllic rock past from which we've somehow fallen—or, more to the point...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 265–278.
Published: 01 September 2001
... is also second nature to almost anyone who habitually consumes it. Dance music aficionados feel the difference between trip-hop and ambient breakbeat; heavy-metal fans will plead with DJs for old Saxon records, while remaining stubbornly seated if Hanoi Rocks is played. The differentiation...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 61–78.
Published: 01 September 2009
... imagined a science fiction commu- nity generous enough to award a Nebula to Gravity's Rainbow in 1973 ("Close Encounters What makes these people act this way? What the fuck are they thinking? One clue may be found in "As Others See Us" (Ansible), science fiction fan Dave Langford's long...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 25 years of research, probably much of what this book has to tell is known already to serious devotees of the 60s folk and rock scene and serious fans of Dylan and Baez. The question of why we need this book is answered with the unstated suggestion of a plot, with Richard Farina as the star...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 349–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
... known already to serious devotees of the 60s folk and rock scene and serious fans of Dylan and Baez. The question of why we need this book is answered with the unstated suggestion of a plot, with Richard Farina as the star. Indeed, a tweak here and a tuck there, and Hajdu could have given it the...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 354–361.
Published: 01 September 2001
... devotees of the 60s folk and rock scene and serious fans of Dylan and Baez. The question of why we need this book is answered with the unstated suggestion of a plot, with Richard Farina as the star. Indeed, a tweak here and a tuck there, and Hajdu could have given it the subtitle, Richard Farina's...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 2001
... breast size.) But, despite Hajdu's 25 years of research, probably much of what this book has to tell is known already to serious devotees of the 60s folk and rock scene and serious fans of Dylan and Baez. The question of why we need this book is answered with the unstated suggestion of a plot, with...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 65–83.
Published: 01 March 2004
... GENRE perceptively and exhaustively analyzed by DeVeaux and Bernard Gendron,3 among oth• ers, so we might here remember only that by the early fifties, fans, critics and musicians had...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of perfectible contact by consider- ing it in conjunction with the emergence of a modern communications order. While readers steeped in Romantic writing might be quick to identify Igarashi s dream of communication with that canon s myriad scenes of communication fan- tasy, the term in fact names a...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 341–343.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the centrality of jazz in the novel seems disingenuous, given the emphasis on jazz not only in the book's story but in its structure as well. Perhaps this claim is his preemptive defense against the inevitable attacks and nitpicking from jazz fans (have I mentioned that he has Bix Beiderbecke...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 344–346.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the centrality of jazz in the novel seems disingenuous, given the emphasis on jazz not only in the book's story but in its structure as well. Perhaps this claim is his preemptive defense against the inevitable attacks and nitpicking from jazz fans (have I mentioned that he has Bix Beiderbecke...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 347–349.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the centrality of jazz in the novel seems disingenuous, given the emphasis on jazz not only in the book's story but in its structure as well. Perhaps this claim is his preemptive defense against the inevitable attacks and nitpicking from jazz fans (have I mentioned that he has Bix Beiderbecke...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 350–352.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the centrality of jazz in the novel seems disingenuous, given the emphasis on jazz not only in the book's story but in its structure as well. Perhaps this claim is his preemptive defense against the inevitable attacks and nitpicking from jazz fans (have I mentioned that he has Bix Beiderbecke...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 179–204.
Published: 01 September 2001
... often scorned because the group was so obviously manufactured: "serious rock fans hated them" (Ward 321).4 In a period when many of its fans believed rock music to be a harbinger of social revolution, The Monkees represented one version of rock and roll's domestication. For many...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
... is like an intellectual dating a porn star. . . . What’s in it for the porn star? Conversation? Ideas? Deconstruction?” Duncan’s sarcasm sets a rather caustic tone, and in no time the review takes shots at horror fans themselves. Colson Whitehead is a literary novelist, but his...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... scandal reached the national press, with the Daily Express (1923) fanning the flames by suggesting that the novel might well open the author to charges of libel. 6. In 1931 Doreen Wallace, a fellow Somerville graduate, published the novel A Little Learning, portions of which are set at Oxford...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 June 2000
...-century French romance (and before that to Tasso and Ariosto), which was held responsible for the novel's persistent immaturity, its investment in fan- tasy and escapism. Criticism of the novel, as J. M. S. Tompkins has argued, was a commonplace of late eighteenth-century letters, which held that...