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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that are quite literally too big to read—from experimental novels to television, film, and video games—signals that the megatext is an emergent form native to the era of neoliberalism. But what happens to other long forms, such as the twentieth‐century long poem, when written in an era of megatextuality? Rachel...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and Game . Ed. Waldrop-Fruin Noah Harrigan Pat . Cambridge; London : MIT Press , 2004 . 45 - 55 . Apperley Thomas H. “ Genre and Game Studies: Toward a Critical Approach to Video Game Genres .” Simulation and Gaming 37.1 ( 2006 ): 6 - 23 . Atkins Barry . “ Killing...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 33–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Fiction Be? ” Critical Inquiry 31 ( 2005 ): 599 - 617 . Coover Robert . “ Literary Hypertext: The Passing of the Golden Age. ” ( 1999 ). < www.nickm.com/vox/golden_age.html . Crawford Chris . “ Process Intensity .” Journal of Computer Game Design 15 ( 1987 ). < http...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., a ratio of a particular outcome to total outcomes. Phineas calculates the odds of his continued success in Parliament as one in twenty and his success with Violet as one in ten. Such calculations find their ori- gin in games of cards or dice. That the novel uses these very metaphors...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 327–336.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the ontological referent of that transcendence: drawing on Wittgenstein, Cacciari reduced the politics of class struggle to the irreducible autonomy of free-floating language games. As Matteo Mandarini convincingly shows in a detailed explication...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 353–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of collective subjectivity. Perhaps it is time that the study of Wittgenstein's philosophy (and his games) stepped onto a terrain where the chimeras that project desires live, a terrain of poiesis; time that it freed itself definitively from those Wittgensteinian interpreta- tions that transform...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 177–200.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and the Hum of the Hive . 1998 . < http://beehive.temporalimage.com/content_maps/12a.html > . Heisserer Eric . The Dionaea House . 2004 . < http://www.dionaea-house.com > . Hutchinson Peter . Games Authors Play . London : Methuen , 1983 . Jackson Shelley...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 109–115.
Published: 01 July 2013
...: INTRODUCTION: HOMINES LIBERI 111 If a man is praised today for living “wisely” or “as a philosopher,” it hardly means more than “prudently and apart.” Wisdom — seems to the rabble a kind of escape, a means and trick for getting well out of the wicked game. But the genuine...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . Stafford David . The Silent Game: The Real World of Imaginary Spies . Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press , 1991 . Summerfield Penny Peniston-Bird Corinna . “ Women in the Firing Line: The Home Guard and the Defence of Gender Boundaries in Britain in the Second World War...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 405–427.
Published: 01 September 2003
... possible ("Problem of the Fetish, 1" 15). But this ini- tially cheerful multicultural story is not an entirely happy one. Older children, marked as ethnically different, invade the game and steal the ball, thereby seizing the fetish, cross-cultural as well as filmic. The experience of the basketball...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... The narrator becomes convinced of this idea—that her “children's backseat games and reenactments were maybe the only way to really tell the story of the lost children” (180)—because she senses something mystical in childhood play. Her children's play, she suggests, has the power to dissolve the “rational...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
... as surrogate reader—with the intention, or at least the effect, of asking questions about mysteries of being and knowing which transcend the mere machinations of the mystery plot" (Merivale and Sweeney, "Game's" 2). Yet their playfulness and "the irresolvable nature of [their] own self-reflexiveness...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., television, novels, graphic novels, and video games. Genre, Vol. 47, No. 3  Fall 2014  DOI 10.1215/00166928-2797225  © 2014 by University of Oklahoma 380 GENRE him on their radar. He has my sympathy. I can see the disgruntled reviews on Amazon already: “I...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... disguised as a singular — a horizon to be grasped after, approximated, but never reached, a game that writ- ers, readers, publishers all want to keep on playing” (8; my emphasis). Both the form and the content of Buell’s book reinforce his assertion of the GAN’s plu- rality. When examined in its own...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2000
... spirit he penetrated. Poetic forms multiply—Leopardian practice assumes an extreme mutability, by turns ironic, joyous, sarcastic and cruel, a whole encyclo- pedia of the poetic spirit. The artificial universe is displayed as art. Linguistic facts become ontological games. Here, poetry constructs...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 257–280.
Published: 01 September 2005
... bodies for New World products. Inside that "hive of subtlety" lies a murderous scheme that flies beneath the radar of the American captain's benighted social vision (Melville 315). In the shell game of Melville's irony, resistance appears furtively only to vanish with the attempt to pin down...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to the Hunger Games. New York: New York University Press. Ward, Megan. 2018. Seeming Human: Artificial Intelligence and Victorian Realist Character. Columbus: Ohio State University Press. Zieger, Susan. 2018. The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Fordham...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 83–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . —-. `` Laws of Adoption in China .'' Harper's Bazaar 16 : 29 ( July 21 , 1883 ): 458 . —-. `` Mechanical Toys and Games of the Chinese Youth ,'' Youth's Companion 57 ( April 3 1884 ): 131 - 2 . —-. `` Poh Yuin Ko, The Serpent-Princess .'' The Cosmopolitan 6 : 2 ( Dec 1888 ): 180...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... turns into an intricate game of criss-­cross, and all his effort is directed towards clarifying the contours of the trap into which he has fallen. The “truth” at which he attempts to arrive is not just a challenge to his reason but concerns him ethically and often painfully...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 269–277.
Published: 01 September 2000
... past the danger points. (18) It sounds commonsensical enough but most language games are not as sim- ple as the dog-in-pain or "rose is . . ." examples above. Consider the following example: Philosophers who say: "after death a timeless state will begin", or "at death a timeless...