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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the opioid epidemic. These three categories provide a heuristic framework for approaching other new opioid novels not treated here. huehls@humnet.ucla.edu Copyright © 2022 by University of Oklahoma 2022 opioids contemporary US Fiction drug literature literature and ontology literature...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... THE CULTURAL DIVIDE 51 minate ontology" where, with humans and objects, we find "the metamorphosis of one into the other" (13). Seen from this perspective, Tabloid Dreams repre- sents another moment in the long history of a concern with things that makes up American literature. In fact...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and full of cigarettes; the cut-­out figure of a parrot hanging by the window” (30), and so on, almost ad nauseam. McHale (1989, 153) notes that from “the ontological point of view, catalogues [in literature] are paradoxical.” In his analysis, they perform one of two opposed functions, either...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 April 2022
... by which capital disguises its logic” (15). And so while, in the name of an ontological pluralism, Nersessian's arguments resist the collapse of what is particular about literature into neutralizing appeals to externally sourced “contexts,” she still wishes to say something specific about the political...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
... reconstructed, permeates spheres that are traditionally conceived of as antithetical to the material and hence purely “spiritual.” Chief among these is the realm of literature and, within literature, poetry in particular. Schleifer unfolds this double line of argument in the following three chapters...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 531–539.
Published: 01 September 2004
... indispensably disposable disposition. What all labor power has in common— in addition to the capacity to communicate in language— is the 'ontological' condition of always already becoming "indispens- ably disposable." We are all part of the surplus population and are all compelled to become indispensably...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
...' as an "indispensably dis- posable" surplus population. In other words, the productivity of the surplus population is found precisely in its indispensably disposable disposition. What all labor power has in common— in addition to the capacity to communicate in language— is the 'ontological' condition of always...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 546–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... indispensably disposable disposition. What all labor power has in common— in addition to the capacity to communicate in language— is the 'ontological' condition of always already becoming "indispens- ably disposable." We are all part of the surplus population and are all compelled to become indispensably...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2009
... d’Etudes Anglophones, U Paris VII-Denis Diderot , 2005 . 43 - 73 . Print. Cahiers Charles V 38 . Hansen Mark B. N. “ The Digital Topography of Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves .” Contemporary Literature 45.4 ( 2004 ): 597 - 636 . Print . Hantke Steffen . “‘ God Save Us...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
....” In New Materialisms: Ontology, Agency, and Politics , edited by Coole Diana Frost Samantha , 47 – 69 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Bergson Henri . (1907) 1998 . Creative Evolution . Translated by Mitchell Arthur . Mineola, NY : Dover . Bernays Edward...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Pieter Vermeulen Starting from the observation that the notion of the Anthropocene invites us to alter the ways in which we imagine human life (and the relations between different human lives), this essay argues that transnational accounts of literature and culture—in the fairly new field...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of American Horror Literature.” Minnesota Review , no. 6 : 118 – 31 . Campbell John W. (1938) 2011 . Who Goes There? London : Gollancz . Coulthart John . 2006 . H. P. Lovecraft's “The Haunter of the Dark” and Other Grotesque Visions . London : Creation Oneiros . Creed...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and Schizophrenia (Deleuze and Guattari [1972] 1985, [1980] 1987), written with Guattari, and in a short text written in 1977 with Parnet, “On the Superiority of Anglo-­American Literature” (Deleuze and Parnet [1977] 2006).5 In each instance, Jackson’s line announces the idea that “escape is revolutionary...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2024
...-examination, and cultural critique, and how do those features enable such use? That question builds in a lot of assumptions about genres and the possible usefulness of literature. To speak of affordances is to assume that we are looking at a tool, or a potential tool, and that there are tasks to be performed...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the fourth wall sometimes found in theater and comedic cinema. The latter type—the type where characters cross between the intradiegetic and an embedded hypodiegetic storyworld—is usually considered an ontological metalepsis, as it often creates a logical paradox and a certain amount of ontological ambiguity...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 293–305.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., polemical edge has softened into doxa , and a refusal to read characters as anything but forms has mired character criticism in a series of pseudoproblems. Thus, she argues, when John Frow describes characters as “ontologically hybrid beings” (1)—at once persons and textual constructs—he is finding paradox...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 December 2016
... these philosophical and aesthetic distinctions. In doing so it demonstrates how interwar Marxist debates about the representation of object-ness in avant-garde literature might help assess the theoretical viability of the new materialist thought for literary studies today. Marla Zubel is a PhD candidate...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 148–150.
Published: 01 December 2006
... by ontological concerns: as a distinct subcategory, Asian American literary criti- cism made its first articulation in the 1970s through a definition of Asian Ameri- can literature in relation to American literature as a whole. The key text that brought the simmering consciousness to the surface was Maxine...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 105–129.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elana Gomel COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 WORKS CITED Aldiss Brian . Billion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction . London : Corgi Books , 1975 . Bakhtin Mikhail . Voprosy literatury i estetiki (Issues in Literature and Aesthetics...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with translations from a literature of the (or a) future. The fact that it hasn’t yet been written, the mere absence of a text to translate, doesn’t make all that much difference. What was and what may be lie, like children whose faces we cannot see...