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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Bimbisar Irom The article explores the novel form's engagement in narrating the crucial shift from the Old Left to the New Left in the United States by analyzing Norman Mailer's claims to have written a collective novel, The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ronald Schleifer; Jerry Vannatta This article proposes that the history and physical exam, which is the standard initial record for each patient, includes the category of “chief concern” to complement the category of “chief complaint.” Such inclusion would necessitate close attention to narrative...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the nature of these narratives as paradigmatic of the ages they strive to represent, particularly in their implied resonance on class and power structures: an age of nameless history, where individuality is characterized by blurred signifiers and collectivity is the founding element of everyday social...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Justin Gautreau This essay explores the trajectory of popular media in Thomas Pynchon's 2006 novel Against the Day , from print all the way to the Internet. In his piece “Genre as History,” Brian McHale asserts that Against the Day pastiches several literary genres from the turn of the twentieth...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... throughout suburban narratives stems from feelings of isolation and detachment. Joyce Carol Oates's novel provides an opportunity to rethink the relationship between supposedly private, domestic problems and public history. Through allusions to the Detroit riot of 1967 and the Vietnam War, Expensive People...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
... places Walpole in a tradition of cosmic horror that also includes Clara Reeve, William Godwin, and Walter Scott. Yet the relationship between Lovecraft's fiction and these earlier writers of historical fiction has been more assumed than explored. Aware of history as a malleable and potentially...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2007
... ). Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm . The Use and Abuse of History , trans. Collins Adrian ( New York : Macmillan , 1957 ). Schniedewind William H . How the Bible Became a Book: The Textualization of Ancient Israel ( Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge UP , 2004 ). Sweeney Marvin...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Recurrent Characters in the Romantic Fiction of Dornford Yates, John Buchan and Sapper . London : Barrie and Jenkins , rev. edn. 1974 . Print . GENRE AS HISTORY: GENRE-POACHING IN AGAINST THE DAY BRIAN MCHALE, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY 1. "A screaming comes across the sky...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 429–450.
Published: 01 September 2003
... meetings arranged by W. J. T. Mitchell, New York, 2003, and the “Framing Art History” conference at the Edinburgh College of Art, 2003, which was convened by Matthew Rampley. I am grateful to Kurt Koenigsberger for reading and commenting on an earlier version of this text. WORKS CITED Adorno...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to WWII, American populism was most evident on the political left. The People’s Michael Kazin, The Populist Persuasion: An American History (New York: Basic Books, 1995). GENRE xlIII - SPRING/SUMMER 2010 - 1-12 COPYRIGHT © 2010 BY THE UNI- VERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with deep roots going back to eighteenth-century print culture. The essay proposes that Homeland resembles many popular print war narratives that define their female protagonists, whether cross-dressing soldiers or spies, as specially positioned for the discovery of a war’s secret, untold history...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of might and the history of right (law). It has been a recurring motif of this project to draw attention to the complete inadequacy of this opposition. We can- not refer to the political history of the Middle Ages as a history of diplomatic and military events in the way that it is possible, within...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Luke Carson REVIEWS ATTITUDES TOWARD HISTORY Leon Surette, Pound in Purgatory: From Economic Radicalism to Anti-Semitism. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999 Michael Szalay, New Deal Modernism: American Literature...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 55–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Vincent P. Pecora BENJAMIN, KRACAUER AND REDEMPTIVE HISTORY VINCENT P. PECORA, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES The Enlightenment idea of history as progressive development, or, what amounts to the same thing in an idealist key, the idea of history as progressive...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Brian Diemert "How Do You DESCRIBE THE INDESCRIBABLE?" REPRESENTING HISTORY IN DETECTIVE FICTION: THE CASE OF PHILIP KERR'S BERLIN NOIR TRILOGY BRIAN DIEMERT, BRESCIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Among other things postmodern fiction is incredibly self-conscious and highly...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . Oviedo , Gonzalo Fernández de. Natural History of the West Indies. Trans. Sterling Stoudemire . Chapel Hill : U of North Carolina P , 1959 . Page Samuel . A Godly Learned Exposition, Together with Apt and Profitable Notes on the Lords Prayer . London , 1631 . Pepperberg Irene...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 21–38.
Published: 01 September 2006
... different': Chinese Exclusion, the Slaughterhouse Cases, and Plessy v. Ferguson .'' Labor History Volume 45 , no. 2 ( May 2004 ): 133 - 163 . Smith Rogers M. Civic Ideals, Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1997 Thomas...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 1988 . ---. “ Letter to HT Tsiang .” December 4 , 1930 . Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca. 1890-1965 . University of Pennsylvania Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library , Philadelphia . Fisher Philip . “ The Life History of Objects .” Ed...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Madigan Haley This essay challenges a dominant way of plotting the novel genre’s history as a story of individual development, which is increasingly characterized by an identity crisis within the contemporary media landscape. As an alternative to this story, it develops a provisional account...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of fiction to function as an imaginative form of testimony. To traverse the spatial and temporal distance between the Holocaust descendant and the buried shtetl life, Foer's fictional Jewish memorial book represents time as fluid and history as provisional: in Everything Is Illuminated the past is as open...