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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Margaret E. Johnson This article argues that the American series Queer as Folk (2000–2005) uses a combination of melodrama and realism to engage the viewer both emotionally and logically in the consideration of current issues significant to the gay community, in particular HIV/AIDS, gay parenting...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jesse Rosenthal This introduction frames the principal questions of this special issue: the nature of data in criticism and the relation between data-driven literary criticism and more traditional forms of criticism. The suggestion throughout is that the current tension in critical practice can...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Robert Mitchell Noting a key development that decisively distances the Victorian “crisis of information” from our own, namely, the emergence of a technical concept of information between the 1920s and the 1940s, Mitchell focuses on the efforts of this special issue's contributors to capture...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
...James Zeigler This introduction to the first of two special issues on “Big, Ambitious Novels by Twenty‐First‐Century Women” describes the investigation of feminist literary maximalism. A summary and critical response to James Wood's influential negative review of Zadie Smith's White Teeth...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... audiences? Has the development of transgender self writing been hindered by the unique concern about using the “correct” language required by clinicians to receive medical treatment? Most importantly, how does the issue of “passing”—living convincingly enough in a target gender that one is not effectively...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Fiona McWilliam This essay seeks to rectify an ongoing problem in scholarship on Katherine Anne Porter. Porter's short story “He,” a key and often-anthologized text, is being read in a revised version without attention to those revisions or the story's original context, the October 1927 issue...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Benjamin Noys; Timothy S. Murphy The introduction to this special issue proposes a three-stage periodization for the development of weird fiction, the unstable hybrid of horror, science fiction, and fantasy most often associated with H. P. Lovecraft: Old Weird (1880–1940), which is centered...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): i.
Published: 01 March 2010
... The title of Jesse Schotter's article in Genre volume XLII, numbers 1 & 2 was mistakenly listed as “Adaptation Liberal and Conservative: Benito Cereno and Robert Lowell's Literary and Radical Politics” in the Table of Contents and on the issue's back cover. The correct title, which appears...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and sexual politics at the time, Burns's novel issues a warning about the reactionary postures and polarization in the contemporary moment surrounding Brexit, the #MeToo movement, and surging violence in Northern Ireland. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 Northern Ireland the Troubles...
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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 (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in this eagerness to resolve the generic issue either way—as history or as novel—are Mailer's negotiations with the collective novel. Suggesting a different and perhaps unexpected reading of the history-novel bifurcation in the text, the article analyzes the specter of the collective novel as it exists as a limit...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and scholars from several disciplinary perspectives working on medical discourse who are willing to observe the fields of health, illness, and medicine through both the lens of narrative and the lens of metaphor, thereby gaining, it is hoped, a more three-dimensional view. This issue includes articles...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Luke Carson; Heather Cass White Because for us “learning to read” is synonymous with “learning to read poetry,” we framed this issue of Genre with that one generic restriction. We invited our contributors to discuss the idea of “learning to read” with reference either to a critic who has or should...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 109–115.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Timothy S. Murphy In addition to providing brief summaries of the contributions to the issue, this essay draws a portrait of Antonio Negri as an example of the “free man” defined by Baruch Spinoza in part 4 of his Ethics . © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 This content is made freely...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2000
... contribu- tions for this rather whimsical special issue of Genre. Little did I know how much use and abuse the desert island trope would undergo during the following year: the film Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks, paid straight-faced homage to it as a genre of narrative, while the first avatar...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., in the arms of silence. All we ever have is here, now. Ursula K. LeGuin (1985: xi) This is the final issue of Genre to be published by the University of Okla- homa; starting next year...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Timothy S. Murphy Editor's note: By the time this issue reaches readers, we will have the Genre web page up and running. Although the journal itself will not be available online, readers will find current and forthcoming contents lists, submission guidelines, production acknowledgements...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and distribu- tion, and the most recent issues of Genre will now be available online as well through the e-­Duke Journals Scholarly Collections portal. New issues will be the first to become available digitally, but back issues will also be digitized and made available online during the coming years. We...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 211–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... attention to and comment upon social issues present within the Victorian public sphere. For instance, Victorian writers would manipulate traditional musical texts, such as folk songs, to include reli- gious and nationalistic messages. Conversely, Eliot alters the lyrics of hymns to allow her Dinah...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 215–219.
Published: 01 March 2003
... attention to and comment upon social issues present within the Victorian public sphere. For instance, Victorian writers would manipulate traditional musical texts, such as folk songs, to include reli- gious and nationalistic messages. Conversely, Eliot alters the lyrics of hymns to allow her Dinah...