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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that Howell could bring about “a new means of communication” and Thermopylae by interpreting her Royal Air Force (RAF) messages: “Apparently [the RAF pilots] couldn’t explain it to me, but if Howell would come, they could indicate through me, a new means of communication” (H.D. 2007, 30). For references...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 21–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... World War II on John Kennedy's PT-109 boat, where he also meets Richard Nixon. The millionaire helped accused communist Alger Hiss get his first government job. Mrs. Howell (known here as "L." for "Lovey") had an affair with the equally fictional Daisy Buchanan of The Great Gatsby. Ginger...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 179–203.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Jones, but Holmes, who is bested by a scent-hound (151). As early as 1879, Twain ( 1987 : 245–46) remarked in a letter to William Howells that he had “given up writing a detective novel—can't write a novel, for I lack the faculty.” 4 Twain expressed some ambivalence about what a work of parody...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2006
... and rework the classi- cal realism of Howells, a complexity of style that does not sit well with a "natu- ralist" classification. I refer to American literary realism as a "literary form" to highlight its broader function in actively engaging the social questions of its time, one that subsumes...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the War. 2. For a blistering account of how Melville’s poetry has not been given its proper due, see Her- shel Parker’s Melville: The Making of the Poet (2008). Battle-Pieces­ was not well received, even by his own family, and critics from William Dean Howells to Edmund Wilson found little...