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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with the future, as the historical novel, inheriting from its nineteenth-century exemplars and moving beyond its postmodern incarnations. New York 2140 also proves innovative in its treatment of the relationship between individual and general, particular and universal, which has always been central to critical...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Sabrina Ovan This article provides a comparative reading of “ Las Meninas ,” Michel Foucault's opening essay in The Order of Things , and the historical novel Q , written by the Italian collective known as Luther Blissett. Foucault's opening chapter, a close reading of Diego Velázquez's 1656...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
...), a supernatural tale that, he claims, exerted a virtually unparalleled influence on weird literature. Forming a distorted mirror image of Georg Lukács's description of Otranto as a piece of costumery that nonetheless became the most famous historical novel of the eighteenth century, Lovecraft's equivocal praise...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and numerical (depicting patterns of counting and aggregation). Serial thinking also speaks to the problematic generic identity of Desperate Remedies in Hardy's oeuvre and to broader difficulties of genre designation through its historical and formal relation to problems in inductive logic. The novel enacts...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., elaborated by Roland Barthes in S/Z , has only sharpened since the literary humanities' digital turn. Eliot's famous surprise ending restarts the world-historical clock and seems to come from nowhere; yet it also seems slowly and inevitably to have been building all along. The novel's famous flood event...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Siân E. White This article explores how Elizabeth Bowen's novel The Last September relies on a spatial aesthetic to convey interpersonal and political tensions, corresponding with the novelistic trend toward greater historical and political engagement that recent scholars have deemed “late...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... line does not leave room for mistakes, acquires a further laborious and intimate quality when we take into account the fact that Ferris made the graphic novel on the road to recovering from paralysis (Ferris 2017a ). In addition to its connections with historically disparaged forms of drawing...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to accom- modate different historical conditions, it may well seem as if I were making a straw man out of Moretti. However, I mention him chiefly because his strong assertions help demonstrate the extent to which the nineteenth-­century European permutation of the novel of formation has monopolized...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
... India. The author reads the male protagonists in the novel and the film and the film's implied viewers as improving subjects—characters and spectators that marry a capitalist's desire to turn waste to profit and a New Historical impulse to uncover hidden narratives and make them count. She argues...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... recovery, immigrant maximalism, and historical revision developed in feminist and critical race theory, and suggests that big, ambitious novel strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal connectivity are the provenance of women and people of color at least as much as they are the domain...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Andrew Reynolds American postwar suburbanization is rarely—if ever—discussed through the rhetorics of postmodernism and globalization. The suburban novel genre contributes to the view of the suburbs as detached from such sweeping historical developments. Indeed the characteristic discontent found...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The letters that compose the novels suggest the genre’s value as artifact, and editorial introductions often reit- erate the text’s status as found material. This is a fiction, of course, but one that explicitly asks the reader to suspend disbelief, to treat the materials as historical sources...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... thousand pages of an eleven-hundred-page novel. Their meeting in 1920s Hollywood demonstrates not only the historical collision of print and visual media but also the latter's eclipse of the former. Reading Merle's Integroscope as anticipating later Internet technology, this essay ends by grappling...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2020
... racial subjectivities to post–civil rights US racial common sense by highlighting racialized social and historical experiences beyond and below the horizon of the US nation-state as a reminder of the alternative global geographies of race. Ultimately, the novel both negates American citizenship...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 21–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... which Carson also borrows. Gilligan's Wake neither elevates the genre of the kitschy sitcom nor denigrates the historical novel. Rather, it reifies the ability of contemporary U.S. fiction to comment on history by bringing received national myths and shared cultural memory into ironic conflict...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Georg . The Historical Novel . Trans. Hannah Mitchell Stanley . Lincoln : U of Nebraska P , 1983 . McGann Jerome . The Romantic Ideology . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1983 . Mudrick Marvin . Jane Austen: Irony as Defense and Discovery . Princeton : Princeton UP...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of Minnesota Press . Manshel Alexander . 2017 . “ The Rise of the Recent Historical Novel .” Post45 , September 29 . post45.org/2017/09/the-rise-of-the-recent-historical-novel/ . Nicol Bran . 2018 . “ Eye to I: American Autofiction and Its Contexts from Jerzy Kosinski to Dave Eggers...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
... restricted in its scope, instead looking at one particular historical episode, the rise of Jacob Frank, and the fates of his followers. Thus, it seems more akin to a typical historical novel than the more self-consciously philosophical Flights . The sprawling historical novel is perhaps the most...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
...—narrative mode, the fairy tale. Before arguing the case, it's useful to review the status of realism in the text of this eminently "historical" novel. Incentives for reading Nostromo as a realist GENRE XXXIII - SPRING 2000 - 83-114. COPYRIGHT © 2000 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLA- HOMA. ALL...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... survivals and leftovers in Walter Scott s historical novels who, like Jewett s character, are depicted as [having] outlived not just their time and their function . . . but, in a sense, their very lives (477). Depicted as being in the world but not of it, remnants linger on the margins of a new order...