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Genre (1 December 2018) 51 (3): 209–236.
Published: 01 December 2018
... tragedy and modern realism, this essay offers a model for how texts “perform” their genres. The essay describes these literary speech-acts as “genre performatives,” which are smaller-order gestures, devices, and formal techniques that at once present and execute a text’s status as part of any given genre...
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Genre (1 July 2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
... undocumented youth movement in the United States. More specifically, this article identifies how the national comprehensive immigration reform movement created a political genre known as the Dreamer narrative that undocumented youth were trained to produce. By examining the ways Vargas performs these genre...
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Genre (1 March 2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Detective Fiction (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995), that "in detective fiction gender is genre and genre is male" and that even "fem- inine notations" may "perform a masculine function" (xiv). In her study of six British women crime writers, Susan Rowland presents a dissenting opinion...
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Genre (1 September 2008) 41 (3-4): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Ruth Page COPYRIGHT © 2008 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2008 WORKS CITED Argamon Shlomo Moshe Koppel Jonathan Fine Shimoni Anat Rachel . “ Gender, Genre and Writing Style in Formal Written Texts .” Text 23.3 ( 2003 ): 321 - 346 . Bamberg Michael . “ Narrative...
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Genre (1 September 2009) 42 (3-4): 99–117.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ), 107 - 128 . Print . Slocombe Will . “‘ This Is Not for You’: Nihilism and the House That Jacques Built .” Modern Fiction Studies 51.1 ( spring 2005 ): 88 - 109 . Print . RESCUING INTERPRETATION WITH MARK DANIELEWSKI: THE GENRE OF SCHOLARSHIP IN HOUSE OF LEAVES...
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Genre (1 March 2008) 41 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... analyses I shall leave to others. 154 GENRE of conspiracy theory, shorthanded as "CTG," which is the formal, fictional depiction of CT. The third strain is the theorization of conspiracy theory, shorthanded as "CTT," performed by notable scholars like Jameson, Hofstadter, and a large...
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Genre (1 December 2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... can only be tested beyond the text itself.” In other words, the dynamic between travel writer and reader incorporates a kind of willing suspension of belief — or a suspension of the need to verify that belief. 288 GENRE contemporary travel writing may already be performing the kind of...
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Genre (1 July 2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
... everything friendship had built, as what remains, a purely formal commitment to the bond of friendship itself, the bare outcome of the test- ing and winnowing performed by the novels’ engagement with genre. 278 GENRE 4. The Ethics of Retirement: Friendship, Hermitage, and the Public Sphere The...
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Genre (1 September 2009) 42 (3-4): 79–98.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Speech: A Politics of the Performative (New York: Routledge, 1997). BODIES OF LAW AND OUTLAW BODIES 83 we shall see through an analysis of Hogan's novel that the mystery genre lends itself to generic deformation specifically because it asks readers to recurrently consider different...
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Genre (1 March 2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... article risks the claim that in Mailer's conflicted attempts to write the collective form we can not only locate stark evidence of the retreat of class-based models in the American political imaginary but also map the ways in which the novel genre adapts to political change. The paper also attends to a...
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Genre (1 March 2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
... brilliant amateur detective who outwits the dull police. This convention was, of course, introduced by Poe, and from Dupin to Holmes the superiority of the Great Detective is evident from the opening of the story, where he typically performs THE CASE OF THE PURLOINED GENRE...
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Genre (1 June 2002) 35 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Literature 8 . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1984 . —. Rabelais and His World . Trans. Iswolsky Helene . 1968 . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1984 . Beebee Thomas O. The Ideology of Genre: A Comparative Study of Generic Instability . University Park : Pennsylvania State UP...
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Genre (1 March 2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... .” Women’s History Review 9 ( 2000 ): 231 - 55 . West W. J. The Quest for Graham Greene . New York : St. Martin’s Press , 1997 . "THE WORLD HAS BEEN REMADE": GENDER, GENRE, AND THE BLITZ IN GRAHAM GREENE'S THE MINISTRY OF FEAR KRISTINE MILLER, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY...
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Genre (1 March 2000) 33 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Tanya Caldwell © COPYRIGHT 1999 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 1999 SURE INSTINCT: INCEST, POLITICS, AND GENRE IN DRYDEN AND DEFOE TANYA CALDWELL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY At the heart of his anti-epic Fables, immediately before the mock-heroic "First Book of Homer's Ilias...
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Genre (1 December 2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Katie Owens-Murphy Although we rely regularly on genre as a conceptual apparatus for our scholarship and course offerings, genre studies as a theory and methodology has never quite recovered from the opposition of Jacques Derrida, whose well-known essay “The Law of Genre” (1980) accused literary...
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Genre (1 September 2006) 39 (3): v–xx.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Blair Sara . Henry James and the Writing of Race and Nation . New York : Cambridge UP , 1996 . Cheung Floyd . `` Performing Exclusion and Resistance: Anti-Chinese League and Chee Kung Tong Parades in Territorial Arizona .'' Drama Review 46 : 1 ( Spring 2002 ): 39 - 59 . Chu...
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Genre (1 December 2006) 39 (4): 23–41.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Charles E. , ed. The New Short Story Theories . Athens : Ohio UP , 1994 . Nagel James . The Contemporary American Short-Story Cycle: The Ethnic Resonance of Genre . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State UP , 2001 . Najmi Samina . “ Decolonizing the Bildungsroman: Narratives of War...
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Genre (1 April 2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... adapts and develops in his dramaturgy. By assigning formally generative movement across genres to vampire characters that perform the functions of narrators, Strindberg depicts dramatic character as a parasitic performance—and a locus of formal change in modern drama. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma...
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Genre (1 December 2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... find their autonomy threatened as they travel through China, Taiwan, and the United States. The disembodied nature of the epistolary genre allows Mulberry and Peach to separate their two identities from their shared body and to perform multiple selves; this performative multiplic- ity allows...
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Genre (1 March 2006) 39 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Megan Early Alter COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 A PERILOUS PERFORMANCE: AESTHETICIZING FETISHISM IN TRILBY MEGAN EARLY ALTER, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Late in George Du Maurier's 1894 novel Trilby, the lovelorn character Taffy sees the drawing of his...