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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Susan Kollin Set in 1970, T. C. Boyle's Drop City (2003) follows a group of commune dwellers who abandon the Golden State in search of a new Eden in the “last frontier.” For Boyle's characters, California is no longer a haven once their commune is condemned as a health hazard and bulldozed...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 July 2013
... board of the journal Futur Antérieur . The methods of collective writing that they continue to use have their basis in the “assignment” model of composition that is common among groups that publish journals of political intervention. Collaboration of this sort is a deindividualizing process that results...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is always mediated through the self-consciously textual form of the letters that the characters write as the narrative moves forward. Rather than highlighting authentic understandings of the minority group at hand, the relative disembodiment and conspicuous textuality of the epistolary genre works against...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Mastey This article shows the ways child soldier narratives, a predominantly African genre of literary writing, invite readers to reimagine the relationship between Western humanitarianism and its intended recipients. It begins by defining two basic types of humanitarian groups. Operational...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
... into French philosophy in the 1970s. Emphasizing the influence of Jackson's writing on the Deleuzian concept of a “line of flight,” this article aims to extend recent historical accounts of the circulation and translation of Soledad Brother in the 1970s (enabled by Jean Genet and the Prison Information Group...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
... have taught us about reading poems or to a poet or group of poets who involve us in their own reading. Given a common focus on poetry, these essays revisit the idea of lyric and its various attributes: individuality, originality, subjectivity, and feeling (especially in relation to tradition...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in opposition to "other" cultural groups. In "Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke," Ellison critiques Green Hills of Africa for precisely this reason. He takes issue with one scene in particular where, as Ellison describes it, a "tribesman hid his laughing face in shame at the sight of a gut-shot hyena...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Revisited , edited by McMillian John Buhle Paul , 1 – 10 . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Merrill Robert . 1992 . Norman Mailer Revisited . New York : Twayne . Norrish P. J. 1958 . Drama of the Group: A Study of Unanimism in the Plays of Jules Romains...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 April 2023
... in and by literary works has been (and remains) one of its most confused and self-defeating—if, for all that, or so I will argue, understandable—responses. I am one of a group of literary scholars who, influenced by Guillory's account, have taken for granted that the real politics of literary education lie mostly...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 179–204.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., the song and the band raise several issues of some importance for a consideration of the relationship of postmodernism to rock music. What, after all, do The Monkees represent both as a television show and as a pop group? The history of the "band" may be familiar to some of us: inspired...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
... groups in the region perfectly well, they frequently did not bother to write those names down. They knew to tread lightly with the Maquaas (Mohawks); they made violent war repeatedly with the Esopus, singling them out from their neighbors and cousins among the Hackensacks and Wappingers...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to keep up the fight. Amidst the burning ranches, mobs, havoc, gun fire, and hints of general insurrection, Steinbeck introduces his quasi-scientific "phalanx theory" of mass motivation and group mentality, about which Jackson Benson says the author was "particularly excited" in the Fall...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 271–293.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., it is unlikely that Riley, the group's organizer, would not have known about all of them. How then should we account for his elision of the Mexican iconography that makes the flag, at least in one version, a remarkable model of transnational solidarity? In reading these images of solidarity, this essay...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 389–412.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-and-Dance Sequences . Eds. Gopal Sangita Moori Sujata . Forthcoming . Chicago Cultural Studies Group . `` Critical Multiculturalism .'' Critical Inquiry 18 ( Spring 1992 ): 530 - 555 . Chute David . `` Planet Bollywood Part One .'' Author's website. Originally appeared...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . Group Identity in the Renaissance World . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . East-­West Swerves: Cārvāka Materialism and Akbar’s Religious Debates at Fatehpur Sikri hannah chapelle wojciehowski, university of texas at austin The Renaissance of Materialist Philosophy...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., a concept imported here from a branch of analytic philosophy called metaphysics, as a philosophical justification for the conceptual use of literary kinds. For my purposes, a genre may be any category under which we classify and analyze a group of texts on the basis of similarities in either form...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 505–529.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- leagues. The argument over interdisciplinary is thus very much focussed on and enacted through textual practices, with both groups defining their ideology and their discourse in opposition to the other. Both sides in the debate emphasize the fundamental difference in their respective views...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Higgins, who were members of his original quartet, and a concluding performance by Prime Time, his electric group. GENRE XXXVI - SUMMER 2004 - 319-328. COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED. 320 GENRE...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 383–408.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and from public life led Andrei Monastyrskii’s “Collective Actions” group in the late 1970s to undertake their “Trips Out of Town”: a series of hermetic, polysemantic (and highly significant) events, each followed by dis- cussion and accompanied by its own terminology...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to visit a group of geoglyphs in the Sonoran Desert called the Blythe Intaglios, outside Blythe, California, along the Colorado River separating California from Arizona. These massive glyphs are scraped into the same desert whose hostility the US Border Patrol has recruited in its cynical policy...