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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Philip Joseph The Showtime series Homeland (2011–) has typically been seen as a spy thriller, an instance of “terrorism TV,” or an example of prestige television. This article takes a long view of Homeland , treating its heroine, Carrie Mathison, as a female warrior-adventurer, a character...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
... feminist rebels such as Emma Goldman is an important part of the story Mendelman tells: the story of a mainstream supposed female liberation founded on compromises and self-abnegations that would soon, inevitably, become ever less of a laughing matter. Many questions bubbled up in my mind as I read...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 29–46.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Print and Popular Piety, 1550-1640 . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1991 . Webbe William . A Discourse of English Poetry . London , 1586 . FEMALE CRIMINALITY IN HENRY GOODCOLE'S MURDER PAMPHLETS DAVID STYMEIST, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA In 1586, William Webbe disdainfully...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
... overlooked: the colonial settler heroine. Reading beyond King Solomon's Mines (1885), She (1887), and Allan Quatermain (1887), male imperial romances that have almost exclusively been allowed to represent Haggard's vast body of work, we encounter female colonial leadership on the South African frontier...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... are placed on trial. Female solidarity is also celebrated as a means to counter the violence and corruption of a racialized society. In so doing, Kim’s novel subverts both the sexism and racism of the traditional detective genre. The conclusion of this article is that the novel legitimates a female immigrant...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Caitlin E. Newcomer This essay examines Claudia Rankine's long poem Plot (2001) in light of its status as one of a number of postsixties poetic texts authored by women that explore complicated questions surrounding the relationships among maternity, the female body, and innovative poetics. Plot...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in 1944, released in 1945). These melodramatic films explore themes of maternal sacrifice and reproduce a formula wherein female transgression beyond the strict boundaries of the home and the nuclear family is met with severe punishment. At the advent of the Cold War, Faulkner witnessed the repurposing...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Maaheen Ahmed; Shiamin Kwa In his discussion of the “big, ambitious novel,” James Wood dismisses both male and female authors but singles out Zadie Smith's White Teeth for most of his critique of what he terms “hysterical realism.” For Wood, recent long novels display too much imagination...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., however, that both texts ultimately resist such capitalist improvement energies by using the female protagonists and minor characters to foreground moments of withholding, silence, and nonnarrativity that refuse to be incorporated into a profitable project of articulation. The essay aims to demonstrate...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... both to construct new models of female subjectivity based on rationality and fiscal discipline and to preserve existing racial, ethnic, and class taxonomies. Rather than simply exploring the effects of an increasingly technoscientific culture on literary formations, the author shows how these writers...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
....” Discurso Literario: Revista de Estudios Iberoamericanos 7 , no. 1 : 11 – 23 . Fleenor Juliann E. , ed. 1983 . The Female Gothic . Montreal : Eden . Gilroy Amanda Verhoeven W. M. , eds. 2000 . Epistolary Histories: Letters, Fiction, Culture . Charlottesville : University...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Genders, Part II: Female-to-Male Transition.” Urologic Nursing 31 , no. 4 : 230 – 35 . Gibson Bethany Catlin Anita J. . 2010 . “Care of the Child with the Desire to Change Genders, Part III: Male-to-female Transition.” Pediatric Nursing 36 , no. 5 : 268 – 72 . ———. 2011...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to refer collectively to fictional and histori- cal figures who identify variously as women, sisters, queens, inverts, and fairies or useshe and her pronouns to refer to themselves. Here trans feminine refers to people who avow a female or feminine identity despite receiving a male sex assignment. I...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 March 2012
...; discussed more fully below), eagerly built on Bloom’s ideas, but only by ascribing the ugly energies of Bloomian anxiety to male authors, positing that women writers, conversely, experienced an unmixed generosity and gratitude toward their female precursors; as Diane Sadoff remarks of Gilbert...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 165–171.
Published: 01 March 2006
... processes of democratization, his readings temper the idea of individualism by emphasiz- ing the call for engagement with the other as an important developmental stage in early or now canonical examples of the Bildungsroman—what recent studies on the female and ethnic Bildungsroman particularly...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ideological and cultural purposes, Edgell reveals the creativity and flexibility of the genre. © 2011 by University of Oklahoma 2011 References Abel Elizabeth Hirsch Marianne Langland Elizabeth , eds. 1983 . The Voyage In: Fictions of Female Development . Hanover, NH : University...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . “Wonder Woman; or, The Female Tragic Hero.” In The Female Tragic Hero in English Renaissance Drama , edited by Liebler Naomi Conn , 1 – 32 . New York : Palgrave . Lukács Georg . 1971 . The Theory of the Novel . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Maxwell Catherine . 1996...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 181–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
... emphasis, over the century, on the subjective aspects of the aesthetic, its problematic delineation as a point of view or a way of looking, rather than as a set of properties inherent in the art object. The male and female subjects defined by Marshall are driven by desires related to representation...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by Reynolds Barbara , 457 . Cambridge : Dorothy L. Sayers Society . Schaub Melissa . 2013 . Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction: The Female Gentleman . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan . Stein Gertrude . 1974 . “Why I Like Detective Stories.” In How...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 June 2002
... it as a means of formulating worlds (domestic and not) full of female speech, education, and power. This was a ver- sion of the project, of course, that Bacon and most of his followers scarcely imag- ined. In fact, Cavendish was only one of several threats posed to the status quo by empirical...