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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Tanya Caldwell SURE INSTINCT: INCEST, POLITICS, AND GENRE IN DRYDEN AND DEFOE TANYA CALDWELL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY At the heart of his anti-epic Fables, immediately before the mock-heroic "First Book of Homer's Ilias," lies Dryden's translation of Ovid's father-daughter...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
..." implications of the scene, a reading which hinges on the presence of the same pun: "in taking off the maiden's head, Virginius quite literally 25In the most explicit treatment of incest in The Canterbury Tales, The Man of Law's Prologue, the outraged narrator refers to the crime of incest...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Karen . `` Temperance in the Bed of a Child: Incest and Social Order in Nineteenth-Century America '' in The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature . Eds. Reynolds David S. Rosenthal Debra J. . Amherst : U of Massachusetts Press , 1997 . 60 - 92 . Schaefer Eric...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 101–128.
Published: 01 September 2007
... — and so this — has been adapted from an earlier article (see Nohrnberg 1992). In the stories touched on in the present essay, incest and miscegenation comprise the two poles of a single axis of sexual transgression, because the embarrassment of mere sexual relations is their potential for converting...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to the folk performance - "He stood shak- ily, still staring intently at Trueblood" - suggests that his stereotypes haven't simply been confirmed (69). It can certainly be argued that Mr. Norton's changed view of Trueblood springs from the way that the story of black incest helps him to deal...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 June 2000
.../victimizer roles. Ranee, moreover, goes on to diagnose Geraldine as the victim of paternal incest who is, simultaneously, suffering from a severe case of Electra Complex, all of which has allegedly caused her to commit a sexual attack on Prentice as a father figure. In the hands of the psychiatrists...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 33–62.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . Hedges Lawrence E. Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through Childhood Trauma: The Pschodynamics of Recovered Memories, Multiple Personality, Ritual Abuse, Incest, Molest, and Abduction . London : Jason Aronson , 1994 . Herman Judith . Trauma and Recovery . New York : Harper Collins...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2017
... — the short, descriptive poem. Indeed, shifts in genre are one of the most telling transformations these selections undergo, as an excerpt by Shelley featured in Shorter’s anthology makes clear. The Cenci, Shelley’s deeply unsettling play about incest and mur- der, does not seem immediately...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 June 2004
... own daughter's child, render his tale of incest to the wealthy white industrialist, Norton, near the beginning of the novel, the Invisible Man is torn between "fas- cination and humiliation" and confesses a "sense of shame" (67). Likewise, after 272 GENRE Dr...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of the film's release, the scandal of depicted incest clouded other insights that might attach to the film's conclusion (Noble 2005 : 33). The pair's conversation reveals that Alberto's life had been much more prosperous than Rosario's, and the scenario, in pointing to a man and a woman who share the same...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 91–113.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to new levels of violence in this novel, between a patriarch and his wife and daughters over money. The violence, which includes beheading and suggestions of incest, indicates the increased intensity of women’s struggles in difficult economic times. As her writing in the thirties...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Sab is read as a racially compromised antislavery—not abolitionist—novel while Matto de Turner's Birds Without a Nest is known as much for its anticlerical position as for its pro-indigenista plot of incest that prevents cross-racial alliances and thus ensures a miscegenation-free national...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 599–624.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for a counsel- ing group since 1999, tells a story of determination and isolation in describing her efforts to reckon with the past: LEGALLY BLIND 611 I've dealt with my crime by myself for so long. The incest—the molestation and stuff...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to bear out Ellison's ( 1995a : 94) insistence elsewhere that every work of art “is personal; psychologically it represents the socialization of some profoundly personal problem involving guilt (often symbolic murder—parricide, fratricide, incest, homosexuality—all problems at the base of personality...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
... that power with the phallus. We are reminded in this also of the figure of Antigone, whose lament for Polynices is tinged, as is Drusilla's, with the hint of incest: she marries a man she refers to as her "cousin," and in this scene she reminds us of the somewhat disturbing possi- bility of a sexual...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 June 2002
... plot in The Unnatural Tragedy, a Jacobean-style incest tragedy, a group of "sociable virgins" blast men and debate Greek and Roman historiography, among other topics (335-6). Women in most of the 1662 plays take up space with their minds and voices as long as possible. There is a comfort...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: the plays variously involve a walled- in corpse, incest, murder, necrophilia, blood, detection, and revelation of crime. Begotten by a punning machine that was fed the materials of cliché, Roussel’s animate corpses emerge Frankenstein-like, part human and part machine: the death of the aura yields...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 39–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to be a woman in disguise, whose lover died at Orazi's hands. Vignoli, now Julia, reveals that Rosolia is Orazi's long-lost daughter, and that in raping her, he also has committed incest: all part of Vignoli/Julia's vengeful plan to bring down the house of Orazi. The Eve of San Marco's tragic arc...