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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 (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... travel writing drawn from postcolonial contexts: Caroline Alexander's One Dry Season (1990), Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild (1996), and Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia (1977). Highly intertextual and characterized by deep immersion in the discursive and personal space of the subject, footsteps travel writing...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... readerly immersion, yet its fictional storyworld may not feel universally plausible. Sharing its writer's experience of teaching Thien in Hong Kong, the article suggests that a critique of the novel's Western, nearly Orientalist standpoint with respect to sensitive issues of recent Chinese history does...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 79–83.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Shaftesbury to the Critique of the Power of Judgment , Zitin immerses us in one example in particular of empiricist aesthetics: William Hogarth's 1753 treatise The Analysis of Beauty . On Zitin's reading, Hogarth's Analysis advances a theory of beauty based in a perceptual practice necessary to art making...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 253–258.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as an immersive experience. The poets of the Renaissance, she suggests, understood well what gets lost when we distance ourselves from the made things that surround us. The book s exemplary second chapter ushers in the first of its extended close readings, on Petrarch s repeated engagements with the ruins of Rome...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that she emerges from her occasional tendency to withdraw and turn inward. Immersion in the flux of ordinary life through attending to private and more public moments energizes her, enchants her, and leads her out of herself to empathize with others around her. 6. Reid (1996, 270) cites...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
... GENRE place. The end of plot is death unless it is the inverse of plot, which is life (or Liv[e This is mirrored by Liv’s concerns that pregnancy and motherhood mean a kind of self-­immersion, so that the self “drowns” while creating life. For Liv, the question becomes which “plot” will prevail...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
...,” presents a reading of Against the Day in relation to the panorama, a “dominant mass media” in the nineteenth century that immersed audiences in a “continuous, 360-­degree horizon.” This immersive method, as St. Clair explains, worked to render the medium transpar- ent, promoting a visual escapism...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of genres toward a critique of retirement, participate in a tendency across the long century for British writers to investigate questions of separation, exile, retirement, and immersion in “the World.” 7. While my use of these words might have otherwise been invited by phenomenological utility...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 283–287.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 3/4/11 9:25 AM A PREJUDICE 285 from humans is a deadly wound to the still silence, while the note from heaven immersed with it in an agreeable chorus. The connection between the sound of wind...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Timely Western science confronts an equivalent polar opposite in timeless Eastern fatalism in Thalaba. Both Western and Eastern contexts deserve atten- tion as they function together within the poem's vision of culture that contains and defines the human subject. For all its immersion in a remote...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... "build a bridge to the world of Fleming" (Stafford 157), who, like Freder- ick Forsyth and Ken Follett, continued the trend of focusing popular spy fiction upon the male spy hero immersed in political intrigue. According to Graham Dawson, postwar spies like Fleming's James Bond represented a "new...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 33–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Since installations must maintain a steady throughput, for fear of creating a bottleneck in the exhibit, they cannot afford to let the visitor become immersed in reading. Many instal- lation artists pursue the dream of a total language in which sound, shape, color, animation, spoken voice...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of the regime (we do not know), this early encounter with fascism was realized through simple quotidian events rather than large-­scale ideological narratives. Immersed in the media and cultural pressures of her time, focused on her development as an indi- vidual and a woman, Lore’s experience as she...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 15–31.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., however compelling and enlightening his arguments about the canon's social effects may be, if we wish to deal with the situation that Guillory was one of the first to recognize—the decline of English—we need to begin from somewhere else. We need once again to immerse ourselves positively in texts...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 199–205.
Published: 01 March 2010
... intellectuals who, like Hardt and Negri, eschew the figures of both a vanguard intelligentsia lead- ing the multitude from out in front and a liberal academic detachment from social movements, critiquing them from the sidelines, and who instead immerse themselves in the multitude...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... However, it is striking, and on the surface, quite inexplicable, that often during moments of such crises, the narrative sensibility, which belongs to Frieda throughout, demonstrates a sensual and psychological immersion in objects or situations that clearly emerge as banal and marginal in the given...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 July 2023
... to the organization of the novel and . . . destroys the ‘balance’ that the instantiation relation depends on” (102–3). So Bleak House is before, Howard's End is on the way to , and Elizabeth Costello is fully immersed in the novelist logic that according to Bewes underwrites “the works that are most directly...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... FOER’S JEWISH MEMORIAL BOOK 465 immersed in the past, a surprising turn given the novel’s obsession with memo- rialization and its arguably naive belief in the power of imagination to overcome historical realities. When the Trachimbrod townsfolk meet...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 25–53.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in the 1840s, the panorama cre- ated not only images of unseen places, but also sovereign, imperially-minded subjects, constructed through their immersion in spectacular representations, trained to consume landscape views in specific and highly charged ways. 4On economic dependency...