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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Timothy Dow Adams Fuchs Miriam , The Text is Myself: Women's Life Writing and Catastrophe . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2004 . COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 WORKS CITED Egan Susanna . Mirror Talk: Genres of Crisis in Contemporary...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 359–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that make them marketable to a broad new audience for modernism. First revealing how literary life writing of the 1930s establishes its place in the historical developments of the genre, from “table talk” to autobiography to celebrity gossip, the article then argues that a key tension at the heart...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Press . hooks bell . 1990 . “ Postmodern Blackness .” Postmodern Culture 1 , no. 1 . doi.org/10.1353/pmc.1990.0004 . Jones E. H. 2010 . “ Autofiction: A Brief History of a Neologism .” In Life Writing: Essays on Autobiography, Biography, and Literature , edited by Bradford...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 331–357.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: as the relentlessly incomplete, belated, and potentially estranging compositional habit of disclosing or licensing the unspeakable life of the subject in late modernity.2 The end of a poetic career has always been both timely and untimely. In his writings on late style, Edward Said (2007, 24) claims...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
... contends that Barren Ground 's three parts—“Broomsedge,” “Pine,” and “Life-Everlasting”—correspond both to different stages in the heroine's development and to different phases in the history of the Anglo-American novel. Through examining Glasgow's novel in relation to her other writings, contemporary...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... life, Post believed Jacobs was burdened with a “duty” to publish her narrative. She believed that the 116 GENRE wide-­ranging, positive effect it would have for millions of African Americans would far outweigh the psychological anguish it caused Jacobs. Jacobs, when she decided to write her...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 483–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... . —. `` The Transmorgrifications of Life-Writing .'' Southern Review ( Summer 1997 ) vol. 33 no. 3 : n.p. Pascal Roy . Design and Truth in Autobiography . London : Routledge and Kegan Paul , 1960 Percival Madeline . School of Modern Languages, University of Exeter , `` Women Life Writers in Late...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Brontë sarah allison Charlotte Brontë died in March 1855. Only two years later, in March 1857, Eliza- beth Gaskell published The Life of Charlotte Brontë. In the pages of the biog- raphy, Gaskell emphasized the sensitivity demanded by writing so soon after an author’s death, as so many...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 1991 ): 135 ff. Proquest. Penn State U, Abington, PA . 17 May 2004 . < http://proquest.umi.com >. Gratton Johnnie . `` Autofiction .'' Encyclopedia of Life Writing . Ed. Jolly Margaretta . London : Fitzroy Dearborn , 2001 . 86 - 87 . Hammond Karla M...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., Transgender, and the Relationship between Performance and Identity in the life Writing of RuPaul and Kate Bornstein.” Biography 32 , no. 4 : 670 – 95 . Sedgwick Eve . (1990) 2008 . The Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley : University of California Press . Citations refer to the 2008...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 107–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Intervention . Washington : Cassell Press , 1997 . 14 - 37 . Henke Suzette A. Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing . New York : St. Martin’s Press , 1998 . Herring Robert . Letter to H.D. 19 January [ 1931 ?]. H.D. Papers. Yale Collection...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... by women have frequently been compartmentalized under subgenres such as life writing or women's writing (see, for instance, Chute 2010 ). My Favorite Thing Is Monsters disregards categorization and resistance alike, with its insistence on the interconnected; its belief that spiraling and throbbing...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 125–147.
Published: 01 March 2001
... direct, Burroughs knows the inevitability, and for a transgressive writer the necessity, of rhetorical indirection. He tends, for example, to write not confessional autobiography (as did Rousseau) but autobiographical fiction (as did Poe). Casting one's life in the form of fiction may...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 2004
... much as mentions jazz autobiographies, with the single exception of Rebecca Chalmers Barton's Witnesses for Freedom: Negro Americans in Autobiography, which devotes a short chapter to blues com- poser W. C. Handy's Father of the Blues (1941). As Mark Sanders acknowledges, the life writings...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 479–493.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., but it remains striking that they pass over such a significant, structuring aspect of many jazz life writings. Turning to the field of critical carceral theory, two recent intervention^ into the dominance of Michel Foucault's thinking about prisons provide necessary perspectives. Foucault's...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of the Earth . Translated by Philcox Richard . New York : Grove Press . Fisher Mark . 2014 . Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology, and Lost Futures . Winchester, UK : Zero Books . Forshaw Barry . 2012 . Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Detective...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2004
... be said to be no longer autobiographical at all. In L'Age d'homme, translated as Manhood in 1968, he writes of his life as that of "a man who gorged himself on pessimism, believing he would find in it the means to a dazzling and meteoric existence, loving his own despair until the day he real- ized...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and practical. As he recollects in an essay in Reflections, it was by virtue of the written word that he felt his first sense of self-recognition and safety, and on a more mundane level, he was able to write for other inmates, who repaid him with cigarettes (8). Baca reassembled his life and made...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., another of Dunnet Landing s old stock, when he decides to pay a cordial visit to the narrator, who has retreated to the village s vacant schoolhouse to write. After some initial pleasantries, the conversation turns to the old days of the region s seafaring past: It was a dog s life, said the poor...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of communal life. This quality of the novel is to some extent rooted in the material constraints of the medium itself—in which the persona of the speaking subject can only be figuratively evoked through the distinctive style of an author's writing, and in which the secluded reader must necessarily...