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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Adam Grener This essay examines the pervasive language of chance in Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn (1869) and argues that the novel's competing models of probability reveal tensions in the bildungsroman form. Although Phineas's advancement has been read as demonstrating Trollope's investment...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
... . THE OTHER'S LANGUAGE: JACQUES DERRIDA INTERVIEWS ORNETTE COLEMAN, 23 JUNE 1997 TRANSLATED BY TIMOTHY S. MURPHY1 Translator's note: The meeting between saxophonist/composer Ornette Cole- man and philospher Jacques Derrida documented here took place in late June and early July 1997, before...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
... . The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1977 . Jakobson Roman . “A Few Remarks on Peirce, Pathfinder in the Science of Language,” MLN 92 1977 ): 1026 - 32 . LeGuin Ursula K . Always Coming Home...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 219–237.
Published: 01 September 2010
... republications mark, in their own way, the history of China in the twentieth century. This essay combines wit, erudition, and a passionate commitment to 62575-Genre Fall Winter 2010-Fall Winter 2010 special issue.indd 220 3/4/11 9:24 AM LANGUAGE AND VISION OF QIAN...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Finn Collin Book Review finn collin, university of copenhagen Ronald Schleifer, Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009 In Ronald Schleifer’s Intangible Materialism we may usefully...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of movement and space in previous adaptations of Jane Austen. In the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice , activities as simple as walking through the house or circling on the dance floor constitute a kinesthetic language for making interior spaces visible in temporal and spatial terms. Instead of inferring...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jan M. Padios Jan M. Padios is an assistant professor of American studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is currently working on an ethnography of customer service call centers in the Philippines. Chow Rey , Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Su Fang Ng This article considers European cross-cultural exchanges with Islamic Southeast Asia from the perspective of language. Earlier assumptions of the superiority of European languages over non-European ones are unwarranted. In the early modern period English was a peripheral language...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... have had on economic production, political representation, and resistance. However, that focus on language and communications is a recent and poorly understood development in Negri's long career. This article traces Negri's recent interest in the power of language and communications, as well as his...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
... from one another and the symbolic function of language is not apprehended. Sword testifies to the foreclosure of difference and a wish to establish it by means of its formal characteristics, apocalypticism, and witness to the spectral return of what cannot be symbolized in the form of the living dead...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the speech of the other, and as such, it is like Judith Butler’s rhetorical “scene of address” in which a listener judges the speaker as a recognizable member of society, or not. The ranter’s language moves outside the domain of speakability, risking misunderstanding in order to confront the limitations...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... that Richardson places on music and the prosody of speech in her fiction. Often in Pilgrimage , vision and language are depicted as alienating and judgmental, while music and vocal prosody foster connectivity and intimacy. Though audition is not free of prejudice in Pilgrimage , and indeed it is integral...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... On the pages of these anthologies, long, explicitly political poems by Shelley and Byron were excerpted, retitled, and transformed into entirely new poems, usually short, beautiful bits of natural description. In his hugely successful Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 267–293.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Chinese culture known? Understanding translation through Judith Butler’s “performativity,” the article looks critically both at Yu’s poems and the texts he parodies, in particular those by Gary Snyder and Ezra Pound, in the context of works by John Ashbery, the Language poets, Jonathan Stalling, and Eliot...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of China, accumulated in multiple alternating substories of ordinary individuals’ “practical past” as opposed to official historiography. The article likens Thien's patchwork storytelling to Jorge Luis Borges's apocryphal “Chinese” encyclopedia and novel, to the premodern equation between language...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Martha Stoddard Holmes Susan Sontag's Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors critique the use of metaphoric language, particularly military metaphors of invasion and battle, to describe illness experiences. Metaphors generate explanatory narratives, just as stories often use a resonant...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... thirty-five years in the East Indies as an independent trader, spoke several Asian languages, and offers the only eyewitness account in many cases of critical episodes of British interactions with merchants, officials, and rulers from Arabia to China. This essay examines Hamilton's account of the end...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of Death (1900), Strindberg attributes vampiric qualities of authorship to characters that function as narrators. Strindberg's vampires sustain themselves with language rather than blood, and the forms they use to drain their victims are inextricable from the epic narration Strindberg explicitly adapts...
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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 (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and mechanical reproduction; and its vital role in mediating feeling. Rather than bemoan or attack the cliché, each artist put it at the center of their experiments, punning on and playing with clichés to generate a new language of feeling. For this trio of artists, the mechanical origin and mixed nature...