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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by contextualizing it in its genre. “The Only Metaphor Left”: Colson Whitehead’s Zone One and Zombie Narrative Form carl joseph swanson, university of kansas Zone One is doubtless a zombie novel. That is not to say that the novel is about zombies; zombie narratives rarely are.1 However...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 505–529.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and London : Johns Hopkins UP , 1994 . Grossberg . [ please provide publication info for ref in note 4 ] Higonnet Margaret R. `` Mapping the Text: Critical Metaphors .'' Reconfigured Spheres: Feminist Explorations of Literary Space . Ed. Higonnet M.R. Templeton J. . Amherst...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Martha Stoddard Holmes Susan Sontag's Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors critique the use of metaphoric language, particularly military metaphors of invasion and battle, to describe illness experiences. Metaphors generate explanatory narratives, just as stories often use a resonant...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Cheryl Mattingly There has been far more attention to narrative than to metaphor among scholars looking at clinical care. In this article, I consider the relationship between metaphor and narrative in a contested confrontation between family members and clinicians over a do-not-resuscitate decision...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
...George J. Annas Health care insurance reform and medical research in the United States have been driven by metaphor and narrative. Obama's year-long reform effort effectively used the narrative of social progress (and the compelling stories of his dying mother and grandmother and their bitter...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Janine Talley Public health promotion in the United Kingdom is pervaded by metaphor and narrative. This is largely unacknowledged and unexamined. Metaphor and narrative are important in shaping discourse and practice. Examples of their use are examined in a range of areas from health education...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Shirley Brice Heath This essay examines narrative forms and types of metaphor that relate to “getting on with life”—that middle part of life's story, which is neither start nor finish. Narrative theorists tend to assume that humans, since they began telling stories in ancient times, have relished...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 301–313.
Published: 01 September 2011
... narratives are enriched by color, nuance, and detail from metaphorical tropes. However, the comprehension of such metaphors by the clinician requires an ability to listen, a penchant to decipher idiosyncratic understanding, and a capacity to honor the patient's particularity. © 2011 by University...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 349–361.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Lynne Angus; Jeffery Scott Mio Angus and her colleagues have examined the importance of metaphor and narratives in their patients' lives, particularly the expression of emotion-laden metaphors by patients who have received serious psychological or physical illness diagnoses. What seems...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Michael Hanne Claims for the fundamental role of narrative and of metaphor as cognitive instruments have been taken up by scholars in a wide range of disciplines, but with little communication between the champions of the two perspectives. In the medical context, the narrative medicine movement has...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Marilyn McEntyre This article considers the value of narrative poetry for stories of illness, a form that holds the facts of those stories in creative tension between extension and compression, elaboration and implication, chronological time and the timeless moment. Narrative and metaphor converge...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... characters’ analysis of everything from America’s intervention in Afghanistan to Gödel’s incompleteness theorem illustrates the ways in which the light of history, metaphor, and narrative (mis) shape the pursuit of knowledge, our own knowledge is limited by the history and metaphors of our twin narrators...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of literature under the mask of objectivity. This essay aims to reveal the pseudoscientific nature of distant reading as applied to the analysis of literary genres. In “Conjectures on World Literature” (2000) Moretti discusses two basic cognitive metaphors: the tree and the wave. These and other metaphors...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 105–131.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Len Gutkin This article proposes that the tragic intensity of Henry James’s major phase—an intensity marked by highly recursive nuances of represented psychology, by a frankness about the power of erotic love both to redeem and to destroy, and by elaborate metaphoric conceits...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and think about living organs, or microbes, or pathophysiological processes that we cannot simply watch. Focusing on a range of representations of events beneath surfaces, from Jaws to X-rays to a short story about a white blood cell, this article examines the ways in which metaphor and narrative function...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the cliché facilitates rather than impedes their efforts to animate “dead metaphors.” Ashbery, a dedicated reader, translator, and critic of Roussel, adapts Roussel's methods, but his adaptations owe much to the work of a crucial intermediary, Duchamp, whose “bachelor machines” originated in his reading...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Glenn Colquhoun The practice of medicine and the practice of writing poetry are often considered to require competing skills. The New Zealand doctor-poet Glenn Colquhoun looks at the similarities between the two activities and argues that narrative and metaphor play important roles in the creative...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
... maladapted to modern society. The texts that employ this mismatch theory to explain phobias and depression contain an unstable mixture of narrative techniques and metaphoric uses of computers, electronic technology, the discourse of economics, of architecture, among others. A frequent technique is to make...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 219–237.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in the case of poetry and to express “ideas” from colors and lines in the case of painting (275). I suspect he deleted this passage to emphasize his historical argument. II Qian’s Metaphorical Language The combination of his historical and aesthetic vision...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 July 2020
... that literary concepts like metaphor, plot, and characterization were essential to the process of knowing (5). With much success and while leaving open a provocative ques- tion I ll address at the end of this review Chico argues that seventeenth- and eighteenth- century British natural philosophers relied...