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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 219–237.
Published: 01 September 2010
... apparent in Qian’s familiar essays. In “On Happiness,” he compares the powerful lure of happiness to the lump sugar that cajoles kids to swallow their medicine or, more appropriately, to the electronic rabbit on race tracks that lures dogs to compete against each other...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 279–282.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Qian Zhongshu © COPYRIGHT 2010 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2010 o N haPPi N ess QiaN ZhoNgshu TraNslaTed by Zhu liya I randomly thumbed through Journal d’un poéte by Vigny, bought in a second-hand bookstore, and hit upon...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and technological skill.13 Despite her frequent metaphorizing of the house as a (bird)cage or grave for women, Cavendish also fashioned in her works domestic spaces full of female empowerment and happiness. It was especially important for a virtuoso like Cavendish who sought to make room for herself...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... The works reveal a peripatetic ethics that serves as a formal alternative to both the values of cynical self-­interest and of a generic tradition of beatus ille (“happy the man”) poetic images associated with narratives of ethical retirement. Building dialectically on this mobile ethical practice...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 March 2000
... The ultimate object of civic jurisprudence was thus to legitimate the latter at the expense of the former: to supplant an ethos of public good, with one based on the pursuit of private happiness. 12This "civic jurisprudential" reading of Sense and Sensibility originates in David Kaufmann's...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 151–162.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . São Paulo : Abril S/A Cultural e Industrial , 1981 . READING CLARICE LISPECTOR WITH JULIA KRISTEVA: FOUR SHORT STORIES FROM FAMILY TIES GRADY C. WRAY, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA "One is never happy making way for a new truth, for it always means making our way...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 429–447.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: If the invention of a machine for facilitating labour, has been repaid with the gratitude of a country, how much more will that man deserve, who shall invent the most speedy and effectual methods of restoring the vicious part of mankind to virtue and happiness, and of extirpating a portion...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in imagining an exodus from the neoliberal eighties, but this exodus is no retreat into a realm of imaginary ideals. For if the “flaw in all utopias” is that in “seek[ing] happiness for itself” one is also seeking “victory without war,” then Burroughs’s ([1983] 2001a, 237) concrete utopian praxis...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that is depicted as particularly destructive, not necessarily to the happiness of husband or wife but to social good and intellectual progress more broadly. Opening her biography of Cholmondeley, Oulton (2009, 3) observes that “she was in her own person a powerful symbol of the ongoing shift in class power...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
... teeth were white and good, and their hair was stained a red brown and arranged in a looped fringe on their foreheads They were the tallest, best-built, hand- somest people I had ever seen and the first truly light-hearted happy people I had seen in Africa. (218-19) What...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in what he means by liberalism, but he defines it in the book’s preface as a philosophic tendency that begins by being “concerned with the emotions above all else,” with happiness chief among them. However, in its contemporary form liberalism begins to have a paradoxical relationship to emo- tions...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
...<all> self — empathy. this language or in theencounter morethatthis happiness, aremoment, ofaesthetically, mostlythe isImmediately notdraft ofsignaled merelyscoredher goes the as well as all the sorrow, of her life — the power to realise out of her own family. Sally was the first person she...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2017
... does Lacan’s analysis of Never on Sunday fit within the larger concerns of The Ethics of Psychoanalysis? What bearing do Lacan’s lapidary remarks on comedy in the same session have on his reading of the film? How do the film’s debates on happiness relate to the question of jouis- sance, and does...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
... . Cavell Stanley . Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1981 . Cohen Abner . `` A Polyethnic London Carnival as a Contested Cultural Performance .'' Ethnic and Racial Studies 5 , no 1 ( 1982 ): 23 - 41 . Conrad...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Studies. Austin: University of Texas Press. Spahr, Juliana. 2018. Du Bois s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Contain- ment. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Spooner, Catherine. 2017. Post- millennial Gothic: Comedy, Romance, and the Rise of Happy Gothic. London: Bloomsbury Academic...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 449–478.
Published: 01 September 2002
... . Bercovitch Sacvan . The American Jeremiad . Madison : U of Wisconsin P , 1978 . Brombert Victor . “The Happy Prison: A Recurring Romantic Metaphor.” Romanticism: Vistas, Instances, Continuities . Ed. Thorburn David Hartman Geoffrey . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1973 . 62 - 79...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 205–218.
Published: 01 September 2001
... himself in a bid to find matrimonial happiness. Karl Marx, then Jean Beaudrillard, then David Byrne, on the commodification of reality. In the song he writes for the "Celebration of Specialness" talent show, Louis sings lyrics incongruously deep for their light country-ballad setting: "what good...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... before the atomic bomb, civilization had created the machinery for its own destruction and was learning to use it with all the moronic delight of a gangster trying out his first machine gun. As a consequence, hard- boiled detective fiction does not end with the happy res- toration of a disturbed social...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2004
... und mit Einführung versehen von Alfred Einstein . Leipzig : Edition Peters , No Date . Petronius . The Satyricon and The Fragments . Trans. and Intro. Sullivan J. P. . 1965 ; Rpt. and Rev. Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1969 . Pinsky Robert . Sadness and Happiness: Poems...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 43–63.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... The meeting was a great success, and I was very happy that night. (124) Here, the relativization of Chinese and Japanese national perspectives grants the intra-Asian autonomy that is a reminder of the ethnic sovereignty integral to the construction of Asian American identity...