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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Marta Figlerowicz Lisa Mendelman , Modern Sentimentalism: Affect, Irony, and Female Authorship in Interwar America , New York : Oxford University Press , 2019 . Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 Anton Chekhov's “The Lady with the Dog” (1899) ponders the end...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 257–280.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Politics .'' Public Culture 14.1 ( 2002 ). Barry Max . Jennifer Government . New York : Vintage , 2003 . Booth Wayne C . A Rhetoric of Irony . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1974 . Carrigan Ann . `` Chiapas: The First Postmodern Revolution .'' In Subcommandante Marcos...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ed Cameron This essay focuses on the possibility of articulating a form of nostalgia in film not tied to an opposition to irony. It concentrates on the neo-noir cinema of David Lynch precisely because he is a master of balancing nostalgic sincerity and postclassical irony within the same film...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the dying body to the literary form that contains grief within a stately ritual. If The Dying Animal plays to nihilism and irony, Elegy , using apparently the same material, plays to the reparative process of mourning. The adaptation represents a shift not only in medium and interpretation but also in genre...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the rationalist positivism that generates these generic divisions toward a traumatic antihumanist nihilism, the weird generates not only a new teratology focused on the tentacle but also the possibility of an unexpected way out of the postmodern impasse of proliferating irony and self-reflexivity. China...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... explores the ironies of a detective who no longer retains firm convictions of the likelihood of justice or the integrity of the individual mind. Ideally, this consideration of Mankell's best-selling series helps to explain its enormous appeal—how it speaks to its multiple audiences—and what constitutes...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 237–266.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a vocabulary to explain how Shakespeare applies, rearranges, avoids, and dismantles what the essay calls the “figure of stigma.” In the figure of stigma an abnormal body evoking both pity and fear splits into the opposed dramatic elements of villainy and irony, the former an element of tragedy and the latter...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of hindsight. To avoid postures of certainty and authority that come with both political power and narrative omniscience, the narrator uses irony and self‐consciousness to critique storyworld power dynamics and expectations of literary realism. Burns's big, ambitious novel reveals that conveying a whole world...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 July 2023
... of “historiographical metafiction,” this article analyzes Vidal's own grappling with the ironies latent in his own project. Golgotha delights in sudden narrative shifts and tonal dissonance. And yet, the novel demonstrates a deep awareness of its setting and attempts to make that setting legible to readers. Live from...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
... broadly, certain macro-lines of poetic convergence: staples of both are the reliance on irony and deep feelings the latter being the modern phrase analogous to the eighteenth century's invoking of sentiment and sentimentality. ANIMAL ELEGIES 33...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 197–210.
Published: 01 September 2005
... with which I opened. Barry and Suskind's pieces together suggest one possible trajectory for "America": a course that spans the very narrow gap between the very immense territorial claims of neo-liberalism and neo-conserva- tism. To negotiate those territories, Russ Castronovo argues that irony can...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
... ). Klein Lillian R . The Triumph of Irony in the Book of Judges ( Sheffield : Almond Press , 1988 ). Marais Jacobus . Representation in Old Testament Narrative Texts . Biblical Interpretation Series , vol. 36 ( Leiden : Brill , 1998 ). Milton John . The Complete Poetry...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Dissidence . Ed. Dellamora Richard . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1999 . 171 - 87 . de Man Paul . Allegories of Reading: Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1979 . —. “The Concept of Irony.” In Aesthetic...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Rorty Richard . 1989 . Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Schaub Thomas Hill . 1991 . American Fiction in the Cold War . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press . Schwartz Lawrence...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 307–337.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Help! (1965). It was subsequently offer as a film project for the Rolling Stones, who seriously consid- ered it but, in the end, made no film. 310 GENRE that "There are three great themes that recur when people write about you," namely, irony, camp...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 2000
... poses, double others, invented indians, sovenance, survivance, panic holes, and holosexual; and he shares numerous stories and ironies from his life that found their way directly into his novels. Lee moves beyond Vizenor's own work at many points and inquires about contemporary issues...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 2000
... poses, double others, invented indians, sovenance, survivance, panic holes, and holosexual; and he shares numerous stories and ironies from his life that found their way directly into his novels. Lee moves beyond Vizenor's own work at many points and inquires about contemporary issues...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and holosexual; and he shares numerous stories and ironies from his life that found their way directly into his novels. Lee moves beyond Vizenor's own work at many points and inquires about contemporary issues in the field of Native American Indians Studies: the Ameri- can Indian Movement...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and holosexual; and he shares numerous stories and ironies from his life that found their way directly into his novels. Lee moves beyond Vizenor's own work at many points and inquires about contemporary issues in the field of Native American Indians Studies: the Ameri- can Indian Movement...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 145–178.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- cal persona who acts the part of an audience introduces a potential source of tension because lyrics commonly exclude wayward listeners. Wordsworth's prophetic endeavor has little need to explore such ironies. For Heaney they open a distance between poet and speaker which lets the poet...