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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 161–165.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Frances E. Dolan The conclusion considers Mary Collier's poem “The Woman's Labour” (1739) and Alice Oswald's Memorial (2011), a rewriting of the Iliad . Both, Kadue shows, articulate how repetitive labor constitutes masculine heroism and how making poetry resembles manual domestic labor...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Alisa Del Re This essay investigates the present reality of reproduction and the labor it requires. Labor of reproduction, encompassing not only childbearing and rearing but also more generally domestic labor and the care of dependent persons, is usually excluded from political and economic...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Margaret Ronda This essay examines a georgic inheritance in American poetry that reconfigures the disenchanted character of Virgilian georgic in light of the changing historical conditions of capitalist modernization. These poems, rather than portraying agrarian labor as a figure for social...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 137–144.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of his labor posted free on the Internet is ironically compared with the collective indignation expressed by anticapitalist struggles in Europe, Africa, and the Arab world. The essay also assesses the contemporary value of Negri's thought, particularly the notions of the multitude and the common...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
... experiments in search of liberty, constructing a prosthetic past in an attempt to interpret the American people and their Constitution. Despite Lovecraft's horror of labor unrest and miscegenation, his racist political vision is as a result haunted by the radical and progressive potential of these past...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and ignited rancorous debate over the human, material, and environmental costs of the East Indian trade. Without superfluxes of maritime and mercantile labor and vigorous management of public relations in England, the cash-poor EIC probably would not have survived its first generation. © 2015 by University...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
... on Caroline Levine's metaconcept and brief history of “the enormity effect,” drawing especially on Paolo Virno's discussion of the fate of the structuring principles of sublimity in our own contemporary moment of precarious labor and multitude. Robert Mitchell is Marcello Lotti Professor of English...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., and a smaller one on which the hope for this transformation is nourished in daily, increasingly erotic labor. What their doubled temporality of promised but deferred pleasure makes possible—when formalized in periodical writing as a comforting, albeit ambivalent, state of suspension—is a kind of utopianism...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
... pages and reconstructs their semiautonomous subplots as they unfold in a world characterized by animal cruelty, species extinction, and industrial labor. By forcing us to consider the perspectives of creatures like Jim, Mishipeshu, Audrey, and Gracia, Ellmann's narrative reminds us that the climate...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 337–352.
Published: 01 September 2010
... on the potential of the proletariat to challenge and overthrow capitalist rule. The proletariat, of course, comes into being historically with capitalist production and constantly produces capital. Tronti poses this in theoretical terms even more dramatically. Labor...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 531–539.
Published: 01 September 2004
... together the basic pre- suppositions that are necessary for the formation of the CMP—namely, the dou- ble existence of owners of money and capital and owners of labor power, the latter of whom are stripped of all possessions and compelled to occupy the posi- tion of selling their only remaining...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of a conjuncture that is repeated, and that bring together the basic pre- suppositions that are necessary for the formation of the CMP—namely, the dou- ble existence of owners of money and capital and owners of labor power, the latter of whom are stripped of all possessions and compelled to occupy the posi...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 546–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... together the basic pre- suppositions that are necessary for the formation of the CMP—namely, the dou- ble existence of owners of money and capital and owners of labor power, the latter of whom are stripped of all possessions and compelled to occupy the posi- tion of selling their only remaining...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Stephen , 148 – 62 . Cardiff : University of Wales Press . Bentley Nick . 2007 . Radical Fictions: The English Novel in the 1950s . Bern, Switzerland : Lang . Black Lawrence . 2002 . The Political Culture of the Left in Affluent Britain, 1951–64: Old Labour, New Britain...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Press : Princeton, NJ 1984 . Benson Jackson . The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer . Viking : New York , 1984 . Benson Jackson J. Loftis Anne . “ John Steinbeck and Farm Labor Unionization: The Background of In Dubious Battle. American Literature . A Journal...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 135–163.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . The Quest for Postcolonial Utopia: A Comparative Introduction to the Utopian Novel in New English Literatures . New York : Lang , 2001 . Ricoeur Paul . Lectures on Ideology and Utopia . New York : Columbia UP , 1986 . Russel-Brown Sherrie L. “ Labor Rights as Human Rights...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 199–205.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-205 COPYRIGHT © 2010 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED 200 GENRE mon,” that is, “those results of social production [also called “immaterial labor” or “biopolitical production”] … necessary for social...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 449–478.
Published: 01 September 2002
... GENRE This construction of reformation and productivity as mutually reinforcing categories was, as John M. Sloop writes, reflected practically in the prison system by the use of "silence and hard labour: silence in order to allow reflection and redemption, labor in order to make...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 21–38.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . London : Routledge , 1994 Phan Hoang Gia . `` `A race so different': Chinese Exclusion, the Slaughterhouse Cases, and Plessy v. Ferguson .'' Labor History Volume 45 , no. 2 ( May 2004 ): 133 - 163 . Smith Rogers M. Civic Ideals, Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 145–147.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of the twentieth century were not neatly reduc- ible to one another: When Lye excavates how the cultural representation of Asi- atic racial form is central to the tug-of-war between labor unions and monopoly capitalism, between small farmers and emerging agribusiness, she is identifying the tensions between...