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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Studies 4 ( 1979 ): 309 . Genette Gerard . Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method . Trans. Lewin Jane E. . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 1980 . Hutcheon Linda . Narcissistic Narrative: The Metafictional Paradox . Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of sprawl and deterritorialization, which help explain how the same racist, expansionist, capitalist agenda that has harmed the populations of inner-city Detroit and rural Vietnam can simultaneously benefit affluent white suburbanites. Expensive People should thus be read as a historiographical metafiction...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 21–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of ‘Fiction:’ From Metafiction and Cyberpunk Through Avant-Pop .” Science Fiction Eye 12 ( 1993 ): 43 - 49 . Print . Tichi Cecelia . “ Television and Recent American Fiction .” American Literary History 1.1 ( 1989 ): 110 - 130 . Print . Wallace David Foster . “ E Unibus...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 July 2021
... solidified,” Fallon writes, “the persona was reconceived in terms of self-reflexive irony, as a form of characteristically authorial metafiction” (154). It's possible to quibble with this chronology—the history of the picaresque, including the seventeenth-century craze for criminal “autobiographies...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Virtual Reality environments, and computer games, and which finds the narratives to be "instrumental" in computer games (355). 9 It is interesting to note that Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which integrates narra- tive effects with gameplay in a metafictional manner, has been...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... irony and paranoia of canonical postmodern metafiction (e.g., by Pynchon or DeLillo). 3. I taught the course in spring 2018 and fall 2020 for between twenty and thirty students, a majority women. Each semester, we worked through just five BANs. In 2018, the primary texts were White Teeth...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Georges Bataille, Jean Genet, and Pierre Guyotat. 32 GENRE This reading of Manchette’s novels as metafictional reflections on the poli- tics of masculine violence represents a significant departure from other current approaches to Manchette’s work, which often treat...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., “Confessions of a Zen Novelist” Ruth Ozeki autofiction fictional memoir life writing metafiction Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 3. This reference to Proust is even more relevant when we consider that Nao, the protagonist of A Tale for the Time Being , writes her...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... on Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo, E. L. Doctorow’s Ragtime, Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead, David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, Don DeLillo’s Under- world, and many other post-­1970 works of “historiographic metafiction” (423). While some of Buell’s choices are expected, others are surprising...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 117–139.
Published: 01 July 2022
... or presented as a paratextual element—becomes “a metafictive device” (Miskimmin 2019 : 96), that foregrounds the contest between writer and reader. At the same time, it points to the fictional status of the mystery and serves as a visual reminder of the writerly processes of plotting and world building...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 145–166.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... The Signifying Monkey . New York : Oxford , 1998 . Print . Goertzel Ted . “ Belief in Conspiracy Theories .” Political Psychology 15.4 ( 1994 ): 731 - 742 . Print . Hogue W. Lawrence . “ Historiographic Metafiction and the Celebration of Differences: Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 June 2006
... while musing over the crisis of exile from a troubled land, Frieda/Wicomb firmly inscribes an ethico-political resistance to the dramatic and the exciting, at spiritual and metafictional levels that is contingent on her celebration of the power of the local, the ordinary, and the minute detail...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
.../Colonizing the Subject: The Politics of Gender in Women's Autobiography , edited by Smith Sidonie Watson Julia , 115 – 38 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Kontje Todd . 1987 . “The German Bildungsroman as Metafiction.” Michigan Germanic Studies 13 , no. 2 : 140...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
...- style detection and adopts a metafictional rubric for exploring the cultural asso- ciations of the suspense genre, somewhat as Stephen King does when he casts the hero of his neo-gothic Misery as a writer of serial romances. The genre of hyste- ria in nineteenth-century fiction, gothic romance...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of the grotesques had made a deep impression on [the old writer's] mind, and he wanted to describe itThe book] was never pub- lished, but I saw it once and it made an indelible impression on my mind" (25). 10 Forrest Ingram's "metafictional" reading of the story offers by far the most exhaustive interpreta...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2009
... postmodern metafictional texts, are mostly concerned with involution, watch- ing oneself watching TV on TV. It has become "the ultimate art-form," one that "can reinforce its own queer ontology" (Supposedly 63). If McElroy with Cart- wright, whose paranoias organized the world around the self, tells...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., The Decameron, and The Canterbury Tales, and if you focus on the gathered tales, then story does seem to be the central con- cern, and that harmonizes with current criticism’s metafictional and theorizing biases. If, however, you focus on the frame, on the actions of Morpheus/Dream, then a very different...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 257–280.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Town. John's encounter with an ironic novel sets up a scene of metafictional crisis in which Barry's novel is forced to consider the likelihood that its own ironic strategies are complicit with globalization. While it is obvious that irony undercuts John Nike's invective against irony...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
... a second or even third time by the government tracker who finally manages to trap the cougar. The housewife is impressed by Jim's adventurous life and underlines its narratable quality, in an implicitly metafictional moment. Consider these excerpts, which reconstruct his subplot both before and after...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... for breakfast on a given Thursday fifty years before” (ibid In the ultimate metafictional turn, the need to remember feeds upon itself, until the chroniclers write constantly: “When there was nothing to report, the full-­time committee would report its reporting, just to keep the book moving, expanding...