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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... other for comparison and contrast. This study examines the evolution of transgender memoir with an eye for comparison to the coming-out story. Central questions include: How are gender transition narratives affected by transgender authors' perceived need to prove their gender identity to public...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 239–240.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Steven Salaita Said Edward . Out of Place: A Memoir . New York : Alfred A. Knopf , 1999 . 304 pp. © COPYRIGHT 2001 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2001 Srinivas Aravamudan. Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1999.424...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 359–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rod Rosenquist With an examination of a number of memoirs by and about modernist authors and artists published during the 1930s, this article raises questions about the complex relationship between the high-art subjects of these volumes and the popular forms of gossip and celebrity anecdote...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 483–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Julie Rak ARE MEMOIRS AUTOBIOGRAPHY? A CONSIDERATION OF GENRE AND PUBLIC IDENTITY JULIE RAK, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA In the introduction to his 2001 collection called The Vintage Book of Canadian Memoirs, George Fetherling says two things about memoir that reveal its difficult...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... Relief aid is routinely stolen or misallocated, while aid workers are overwhelmed in spite of their best intentions. Yet many child soldier narratives portray humanitarian advocacy favorably, and in particular the memoirs are a vehicle for advocacy against child soldiering. The narratives’ authors...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marjorie Worthington Ruth Ozeki's novel A Tale for the Time Being is an autofiction—a novel whose protagonist is a characterized version of its author and thereby straddles the line between memoir and fiction. In an American literary context, autofiction is a genre dominated by white male authors...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Mitchum Huehls Abstract “The New Opioid Novel” explores a collection of contemporary US fiction published in the 2010s that tackles the current opioid crisis. Differentiating these new opioid novels from earlier opioid literature, opioid memoirs, and other contemporary drug literature, this essay...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is the tension found at the heart of teaching a memoir like this one, the tension between the personal tragedy and the historical, fact- based context. Issues raised in the articles deal with historical approaches, liter- ary analysis, and sociological descriptions of Wiesel’s native culture...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 163–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of memoirs, histories, documentaries, and fiction films. Place-names such as Baghdad and Fallujah have become part of the vernacular of the war. Amid these cities, combat is waged in the form of haphazard skir- mishes or bombings in densely populated neighborhoods and industrial sectors. Despite...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Jeanette . Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit . New York : Grove Press , 1985 . OTHERED WRITERS, OTHER FORMS: BLOMYTHOGRAPHY AND AUTOMYTHOGRAPHY KAREN WEEKES, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABINGTON COLLEGE The best memoirs, I think, forge their own forms...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
....” Review of Say Her Name, by Francisco Goldman, and The Long Goodbye: A Memoir, by Meghan O'Rourke . New York Times , April 12 . Gomes Peter . 2006 . Strength for the Journey . New York : HarperCollins . Haddon Mark . 2004 . The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 148–150.
Published: 01 December 2006
... is, in fact, "much ado" about genre: for all its artistic innovation and political impact, The Woman Warrior should have been properly categorized as fiction, not memoir. The different labels may not concern those who subscribe to poststructuralist tendencies to collapse all genres, but the recent...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
.../fmls/cqp009 . ———. 2010 . Broken Glass . Translated by Stevenson Helen . Berkeley, CA : Soft Skull . ———. 2012a . Black Bazaar . Translated by Ardizzone Sarah . London : Serpent's Tail . ———. 2012b . Memoirs of a Porcupine . Translated by Stevenson Helen . Berkeley...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 1982 edition, published by New Directions, and an expanded and restored edition, published in 1998 by the University of Florida Press. While the earlier version might be thought of as autobiographical fiction, childhood memoir, biographical fic- tion, or testimony, once the catastrophic aerial...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., sound studies, and memoir. The book is anchored, however, in the concept of languaging, which Chow borrows from the linguistic and anthropology scholar A. L. Becker (1995) and commingles with Jacques Derrida’s writing on language, namely, his Monolingualism of the Other; or, The Prosthesis...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . —. The Letters of W. B. Yeats . Ed. Wade Allan . New York : Macmillan , 1955 . —. Memoirs . Ed. Donoghue Denis . 1972 . London : Papermac , 1992 . —. The Poems . Ed. Finneran Richard . 2nd ed. The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats I . New York : Scribner , 1997...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 2000
... must still set out to do. REVIEWS 239 Said, Edward. Out of Place: A Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 304 pp. Though Edward Said's importance as a scholar of literary and colonial dis- course is well known, his prominence...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2000
... must still set out to do. REVIEWS 239 Said, Edward. Out of Place: A Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 304 pp. Though Edward Said's importance as a scholar of literary and colonial dis- course is well known, his prominence...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2000
... must still set out to do. REVIEWS 239 Said, Edward. Out of Place: A Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 304 pp. Though Edward Said's importance as a scholar of literary and colonial dis- course is well known, his prominence...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in the book itself are indicative of the exten- sive work anglophone scholars of this literature must still set out to do. REVIEWS 239 Said, Edward. Out of Place: A Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 304 pp. Though Edward Said's...