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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Benjamin Bergholtz The author argues that Zia Haider Rahman’s In the Light of What We Know (2014) is an encyclopedic narrative that encourages and interrogates the pursuit of knowledge. Rahman achieves this feat by creating a deceptive dialogue revolving around knowledge and narrative. While his...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Aaron R. Hanlon Genre, Vol. 53, No. 2 July 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8562695 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Book Review aaron r. hanlon Tita Chico, The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018. Tita Chico...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Finn Collin Schleifer Ronald , Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2009 © 2012 by University of Oklahoma 2012 Book Review finn collin, university of copenhagen Ronald Schleifer...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Geoffrey Baker Focusing in particular on Wilkie Collins's The Law and the Lady (1875) and Anthony Trollope's Phineas Redux (1873), this essay examines the manner in which Victorian novels grapple with various forms of evidence, ranging from the forensic and detective knowledge of the police...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... with no need for a second counterpart text to draw cross-literary parallels. Written from a transpacific narratorial stance of a millennial Vancouver-based daughter of Chinese immigrants, the narrative communicates her secondhand knowledge about the traumatic twentieth-century history of the People's Republic...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
... settler and Indigenous communities. This article uses the work of Homi Bhabha to argue that Carpentaria demonstrates the emergence of a third space wherein negotiation between these two cultures produces knowledge that is “new, neither the one nor the other .” In so doing, Wright shows the resilience...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the difficultly involved in capturing an authentic understanding of the Cumbrian custom of giant building, the poem also attempts to relay this local practice intelligibly to a metropolitan reading community whose only likely knowledge of the region's traditions in the early 1800s came from eighteenth-century...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to arrive at a more expansive and synthetic knowledge of the world is accompanied by an effort to go beyond the first‐person voice, to a broader perspective. The novel subtly demonstrates the impossibility of such efforts, but, the essay argues, Books of Jacob continues this project, albeit from...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 June 2011
... inability to conceive its magnitude. Similarly, by relying on the fantastic power of vision he found in paintings and photographs, Jean-Martin Charcot developed into medical knowledge the gothic sublime, which also aided the detective protagonists of sensation novels. Working to extend this tradition, Woolf...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... designation and answers to the continuously expanding boundaries of text, data, and knowledge. The redefined encyclopedic novel can therefore be connected with more current forms of textuality, like hypertext and database. References Anderson Wilda . 1986 . “Encyclopedic Topologies.” Modern...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... drew on the tradition of Western representational art and invoked its greatest authorities to connect with the past rather than break with it. In this way Moore conveyed knowledge that was not exclusively her own—even as she offered unique ways of seeing to both expose the flaws of contemporary culture...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
... reason,” the chief example of which is the seasoned, successful physician. To this end, the article advocates the inclusion of the study of narrative and narrative knowledge in the training and practices of physicians. Works Cited Allison Dorothy . 2005 . Bastard Out of Carolina . New York...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... by the county inspector after a nasty problem emerges concerning human waste management. Alaska thus becomes a refuge for the characters, who occupy themselves by making love and getting high while trying to live off the land with the little knowledge they have. In chronicling the contradictions of the modern...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of knowledge epitomized by Las Meninas , the collective novel Q concentrates on the passage from one age to another. The lack of a unified author for the novel reinforces this notion of displacement by multiplying the narratives, the characters, the historical references. The article furthermore reflects...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Press, 2018. In A Political Economy of Modernism, the third book of Ronald Schleifer s tril- ogy on forms of experience and knowledge in the modernist era, after Modernism and Time (2000) and Modernism and Popular Music (2011), the author offers a complex illustration of how the consanguinity...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 47–79.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Walter Dunne , 1901 . Chevremont Jean . The Knowledge of the World: or, the Art of Well-Educating Youth . London , 1694 . Clapp Sarah C. “ Subscription Publishers Prior to Jacob Tonson .” The Library 13 ( 1933 ): 158 - 83 . De Britaine William . Humane Prudence...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 407–428.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of this important special issue of Genre. Positing a critical move beyond "prison writing" toward a theoretical under- standing of radical knowledge production, this essay contextualizes the cultural and political work of radical and revolutionary imprisoned writers and artists in the post-1970s...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of industrial plastics, materials that seemed to defy what they thought they knew about the physical world. Techno-magic replaces knowl- edge about the science, components, and labor necessary for the production and operation of a given device or substance, even though that knowledge exists...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to categorization fits current knowledge of the mind and brain (239-49). 186 GENRE able in this way.9 Rather, people identify certain prototypical members of the category, and then view other instances in relation to the prototypes. In the West we define bird by reference...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Studies . 6 ( Spring 2001 ): 97 - 122 . Foucault Michel . The Archaeology of Knowledge . Trans. Sheridan A.M. . London : Tavistock , 1972 . —. `` Of Other Spaces .'' Diacritics . Spring ( 1986 ): 22 - 7 . Homans Peter . `` Introduction .'' Symbolic Loss...