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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Melissa C. Macero Is immersion merely a subjective response to a work, or can it be an objective formal feature of the work itself? This article examines the unique situation of horror as a genre that demands a substantial level of immersion in order to be successful and will begin to answer...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...,” to use the title of a Brian Lumley (1993) collection of horror stories. In the case of film, Julian Petley (2007, 36) has made 124 GENRE a similar argument: the most successful “Lovecraftian” works are not the direct adaptations of his fiction but those that inhabit the “Lovecraftian aura...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 183–207.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Fred Botting Unrealism addresses the way unrealistic genres of writing like science fiction, horror, romance, and fantasy can display a capacity to reflect on and interrogate generic conventions. Unrealism describes a process that unsettles the literary hierarchies in which genre fiction...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and iterations that go beyond generic tropes broadly to specific texts and instances of tropes therein. Zombie narratives seem among the most active in the horror genre’s ongoing project of dismantling “inherited conventions of a particu- lar filmic kind in order to display [their] formal and ideological...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 137–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... This is partly because the horror genre itself has fraught borders that become even more unstable when trans-Atlantic production and distribution are taken into consideration. Here, we are concerned with a movie filmed in Spain and Spanish, and concerning historical events occurring in Spain...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 231–253.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... The Lord Horror universe is highly focused, however, in the coordi- nated work of Britton as writer, Michael Butterworth as editor, and Kris Guidio and John Coulthart as artists. The work of the New Weird has often been con- cerned with moving toward a respectability of genre and form...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to the physical body’s coherent boundaries, horror as a literary genre offers a metaphorical register to mediate threats to the social body and to geopolitical boundaries. As Daniel Pick (1989, 180) suggests in Faces of Degeneration, late Victorian Britain not only employed the diseased body as a metaphor...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
... place in a historical context both psychoanalysis' narrative about the journey to the unconscious and post-structuralism's narrative about the decentering of the West's logocentrism" (1989: 253). Thomas translates Kurtz's word, "horror" - which Smith takes at 180 GENRE face value...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Steven Shaviro This essay analyzes the Detroit writer Kathe Koja's 1991 novel The Cipher to demonstrate how her systematic omission of the conventional themes and formal elements of weird fiction results in an intensified interrogation of the genre's characteristic affects and their physical...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Benjamin Noys; Timothy S. Murphy In this wide-ranging interview, the New Weird novelist and critic China Miéville offers an account of weird fiction's liminal status as a countertradition that problematizes the critical divisions between science fiction, fantasy, and horror. In driving...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... fictional output depicts bourgeois disconcertedness, Sansom also wrote horror stories, sometimes sharing clear affinities with the Lovecraftian weird. This article considers the weirdness of his more apparently conventional fiction, specifically The Body (1949). Here one finds an apparently straightforward...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Fiona Price This article reads Lovecraft's weird fiction in relation to his historically minded eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century precursors. In his essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) the first text Lovecraft focuses on at length is Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto (1764...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 July 2016
... unstable combination of elements from horror, science fiction, and fantasy marked it as an innately lowbrow genre that might perhaps provide raw material for more serious literary experimentation and achievement, particularly during the modern and postmodern periods, but was incapable...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... step in my argument. Genre, Vol. 45, No. 2  Summer 2012  DOI 10.1215/001669281574312  © 2012 by University of Oklahoma 270 GENRE she consequently returns to her room in the Euphrosyne and becomes absorbed in a “Bach fugue.” Rachel’s flight from the encounter with Helen and Clarissa...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the interconnectedness of genre and medium, which is particularly muddled by the term “comic.” Already overdetermined, “the comic” also invokes another variant of the noun: a form of popular picture stories, relegated to children's culture but, in the past few decades, seen as showing signs of “growing-up,” becoming...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... for Genre. GENRE XXXV - SUMMER 2002 - 309-330. COPYRIGHT © 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLA- HOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED. 310 GENRE needs and self-recognitions of those who love him, and queer critics have canon- ized different Wildes...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
... threat of history out of con- 120 GENRE trol, as barbarism suddenly threatens to emerge not from the past but from the future, incarnated not in an archaic queen but in a technological warrior. Images of death, horror, and voracious European masculinity begin...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 395–432.
Published: 01 September 2004
... punitive techniques that it elsewhere so searchingly interrogates: the Gothic aesthetic, particularly as it had been formulated by some GENRE XXXVII - FALL/WINTER 2004 - 395-432. COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED. 396...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Morality" (PC 237). Yet the demands of the genre again chafe against the difficult subject matter. Gunther is imaginatively exempted from the worst of horrors (though one might see his positioning in the War Crimes Bureau and his sense that "there have to be some accepted humanitarian values...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
... part of human experience, the novel includes this internal limit in the expanded sense of the human life it circumscribes — as a planetary remainder that persists in its fictional world. Thacker situates this encounter with nonhuman life in the genres of science fiction and supernatural horror...