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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Lucas Hollister This article examines how the preeminent leftist crime writer of 1970s France, Jean-Patrick Manchette, engaged with the Delonian archetype of criminal masculinity. By drawing out hitherto overlooked ways Manchette’s last novel, The Prone Gunman ( La position du tireur couché...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... nonconformity confirms the normativity of the mass of “normal” masculine homosexuals. Carpenter's disavowal voices both an orientalist distaste for the “mincing effeminacy” of British colonial subjects and an affirmation of the “somewhat masculine” women who are pursuing their rights in “civilized nations...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to the subjective stream of consciousness, Richardson brings music and voice to the forefront of her narrative to subvert the dominance of vision and language, which she associates with masculinity. Ultimately, Miriam Henderson's pilgrimage to become a writer is fulfilled with her discovery of an “inner eye...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the sentimental novel as space for unembarrassed male tenderness by nullifying nation as a structuring force of masculinity, excluding the mother from the plot, and rendering sheltered domesticity as unheimlich . McCarthy's good-guy sentimental thereby undoes an implicitly matriarchal domestic power structure...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and person of color’s right to belong and challenges the white masculine hegemony that the traditional hard-boiled genre maintains. © 2020 by University of Oklahoma 2020 crime fiction hard-boiled sleuth rugged individualism racism sexism Genre, Vol. 53, No. 2 July 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in terms of the long poem) in addition to traditional tropes that co-opt gestation as a synonym for (typically masculine) literary production. © 2014 by University of Oklahoma 2014 Works Cited Ashton Jennifer . 2007 . “Our Bodies, Our Poems.” American Literary History 19 , no. 1...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green University Popular Press , 1979 . Dawson Graham . Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities . New York : Routledge , 1994 . Dear I. C. B. Foot M. R. D. , eds. The Oxford Companion to World War II . Oxford...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 231–253.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Arnold has already traced some of the ways Rechy’s early works posit a nonidentitarian, positional sexuality. In the case of Numbers (Rechy 1967), the noncoincidence of masculin- ity and homosexuality in a single subject position frustrates desire,2 as Rechy’s young men desire each other...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
...: Gender and the Civil War . London : Oxford University Press , 1992 . Dwyer June . “Feminization, Masculinization, and the Role of the Woman Patriot in The Unvanquished.” The Faulkner Journal 6 : 2 ( 1991 ), 55 - 64 . Harbison Sherill . “Two Sartoris Women: Faulkner...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of masculine violence and autocratic control in the service of separating the categories of femi- nine and masculine, domestic and foreign, pure and contaminated.7 While Stoker represents horror as generated by dangers external to the indi- vidual and to British society, Cholmondeley locates...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... irony of Wood's effort to delegitimate BANs with insinuations of femininity is that the academic reception of the genre has marked it as emphatically masculine. Two articles by Edward Mendelson ( 1976a , 1976b ) are usually credited with introducing the designation “encyclopedic.” 4 For Mendelson...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., to address readers in the first person.2 As Ruth, Rendell has become famous in a genre that she—like many critics of detective fiction—associates with hard-edged masculinity; Wexford, she has acknowledged, is in large part a portrait of her father, although if he "had been born today, he would...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., 2001), 281-310; Elizabeth M. Biebel, "A Wife, a Batterer, a Rapist: Representations of 'Masculinity' in the Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale," in Masculinities in Chaucer: Approaches to Maleness in the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde, ed. Peter G. Beidler (Cambridge, England: D.S...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... a great deal of ideological significance in itself.1 These numerically oriented heroines challenge the age-­old correlation of masculinity with mathematical reasoning — a particularly signifi- cant gesture in the context of turn-­of-­the-­century debates over women’s suffrage, wherein women’s...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., particularly the domestic novel, and typically associated with “the heroic cult of masculinity” (Low 1996, 59), the genre is described by scholars as pre- dominantly devoid of colonial settlers, particularly women (see, e.g., David 1995, 188n38; Krebs 1999, 149; Showalter 1990, 83; Tosh 1995, 73, 81...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... transition until nearly the midpoint of the novel. Until then the novel would appear to be the story of a lesbian who, however masculine or “butch,” is nevertheless female. Jess’s partner makes clear that even if the gender transition will affect little in terms of outward appearance, “I don’t want...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2008
... , 1989 . 101 - 16 . Coates Jennifer . Women Talk: Conversation Between Women Friends . Oxford : Blackwell , 1996 . ---. Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities . Oxford : Blackwell , 2003 . Coupland Justine . Small Talk . London : Longman , 2000 . Eggins...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Diana . Arthur Conan Doyle and the Meaning of Masculinity . Aldershot : Ashgate , 2000 . Beer Gillian . “Forging the Missing Link: Interdisciplinary Studies.” Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter . Oxford : Claredon , 1996 . Bleiler Everett F. “Lost Worlds and Lost...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 181–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of masculinity and of uniformity, respectively. His reading of The Female Quixote emphasizes the play of "many overdetermined layers of personation, imperson- ation, imitation, and authorial cross-dressing" that link Lennox to her character Arabella and to several other women characters, in a narrative...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 165–171.
Published: 01 March 2006
... between the material and the spiritual, the sensual or aesthetic and the moral, the innate and the acquired, the masculine and the feminine. To illustrate the coherence of the genre which Jeffers is proposing, both Dickens's David Copperfield and James's What Maisie Knew engage, however...