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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- plete, unswerving devotion to the perfect blending of form and substance” that the artist can make “the old, old words, worn thin, defaced by ages of careless usage” resound once again (ibid With his extensive use of different rhetorical devices in Ulysses, at times, such as in Molly’s monologue...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... after the evaporation of SDS” (McMillian 2003: 5–6). Genre, Vol. 44, No. 1  Spring 2011  DOI 10.1215/00166928-1001130  © 2011 by University of Oklahoma 30 GENRE and homogenous collective will that will render pointless the moment of politics” (ibid.: 2). In short...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
... an oppositional movement. McCann and Szalay (ibid., 447) insist that each of DeLillo’s and Morrison’s nov- els “derides progress, enlightenment, and reason; each reveres the unknowable force of mystery; and each suggests that the most appropriate attitude toward mundane political conflict or social tension...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as a “summing up, from a perspective or point of view, as partial as it must be.” As such, it secures the “fragile control or sur- vival of an even more fragile subject within a world otherwise utterly independent and subject to no one’s whims or desires” (ibid.: 333). Totalization therefore...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... The terms of my existence are founded on that” (ibid.: 250). Jackson’s letters move from his personal experience of capture at the age of eighteen, when he was sentenced by the state of California to “one year to life” for allegedly stealing $70 from a gas...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of course Hardt and Negri 2000, 2004, and 2009 as well as the extensive critical litera- ture that has arisen around those texts. 3. See the subtitle to Nietzsche’s (ibid.) Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is. Genre, Vol. 44, No. 1  Spring 2011  DOI 10.1215/00166928-1001148  © 2011...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., such as “the Marble Arch Marks and Spencer” (Fielding [1996] 2001, 55), Panorama (ibid., 247) and Noel’s House Party (ibid., 99), “Jaeger and Country Casuals” (ibid., 72), Silk Cut cigarettes, and Brian Rix and Noel Edmonds (ibid., 47). They may not be able to read what is implied in Bridget’s meeting her...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and artistically depicts that which is universally human in [the] life-­course. . . . Life’s dissonances and conflicts appear as necessary transitions to be withstood by the individual on his way towards maturity and harmony” (Dilthey [1906] 1985): 335 – 36). Dilthey (ibid.: 335) outlines that German...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... autonomy, self-­destructive obsession and auto­ immunitary paradoxes that render Robinson Crusoe his own destroyer and Defoe perhaps his own enemy, his own foe, the parrot and the wheel, etc What to make of this odd and expansive cluster of topics? Derrida’s (ibid.: 137) reply: “I cannot justify...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the difficulties of adapting Jane Austen’s novels, according to Deborah Cartmell (2010, 4), is their emphasis on the subtleties of language rather than on action. While this assertion begs the question of what constitutes “action,” the idea that “nothing much happens in Austen’s stories” (ibid.) is a common...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... a site of remem- brance and mourning that is deeply personal and specific, as Horowitz observes (ibid The writers’ urge to re-­create in language “the annihilated world” (Wievi- orka 2006, 25) of the shtetl drives the collective creation of the yizker bukh...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
... trimeter, which “has the rhythm of speech”; arouse “pity and fear” in the audience; contain six essential components, namely “plot, character, diction, thought, spectacle, and lyric poetry” (ibid., 49); and subor- dinate character to plot. “If someone lays out a string of speeches that express...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
....1 Potts (ibid., xiii), no doubt, speaks for many others when he laments this 1. And then there are those who follow in the footsteps of those already following in Polo’s foot- steps. Stuart Stevens’s Night Train to Turkistan (1988), for instance, retraces Peter Fleming’s travels...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... . . . always sends you to sleep!” Richard dismisses his wife’s lighthearted rebuke, but he also tacitly assumes that a divide exists between the experience of “woman” (epitomized in Austen) and “the labours of legislation,” the halls of “empires,” men, and the “guns” of the “real world” (ibid Richard...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 179–192.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and pressing now than ever before. "The state of exception," he writes, "has now reached its maximal planetary expansion" (ibid., 111). "When the state of exceptionbecomes the rule," he continues, "then the juridi- co-political system becomes a machine which may at any moment turn lethal" (ibid., 110...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... whose “distance and objectlike qualities are venerated.” Yet because “we have been addicted to Nature for so long, giving up will be painful. Giving up a fantasy is harder than giving up a reality” (ibid The environmental conflicts that emerge in Drop City suggest we might extend Morton’s...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 109–115.
Published: 01 July 2013
... is one that Negri cites often in his writ- ings on Spinoza: “A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation on life, not on death” (ibid., E IV P67, 235). Like his precursors Lucretius, Spinoza, Giacomo Leopardi, Karl Marx, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari, Negri...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
...- gatherer life, so that its detailed structure is adapted to this stage of existence, comprising over 99 percent of our species’ history. So runs the sense of this passage: “Our modern skulls house a stone age mind,” as the authors put it (ibid Actually, though Cosmides and Tooby speak only of “mind...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., his rationality and his sense of wonder. At first glance this town seems more Norman Rockwell than Dürer, with its unthreatening “fife- and- drum” storm, in which “it is a privilege to see so / much confusion” within 62 GENRE an overall order and harmony (ibid...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 83–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- grants from China and Japan "Autobiography as such was virtually unknown, since for a scholar to write a book about himself would have been deemed ego- tistical in the extreme. Fiction was considered frivolous" (ibid While Wong did occasionally adopt the autoethnographic mode...