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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 91–113.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Stein in Pieces . New York : Oxford University Press , 1970 . Print . Carson Luke . Consumption and Depression in Gertrude Stein, Louis Zukovsky and Ezra Pound . New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press , 1999 . Print . Cawelti John . Adventure, Mystery, and Romance . Chicago...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 79–98.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the Performative . New York : Routledge , 1997 . Print . Christian Ed. “ Introducing the Post-Colonial Detective: Putting Marginality to Work .” The Post-Colonial Detective . Ed. Christian Ed . London : Palgrave , 2001 . 1 - 16 . Print . Coale Samuel . The Mystery...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 105–131.
Published: 01 July 2018
... that in their mysterious richness remain unrivaled in the history of the novel—is always accompanied by, is indeed deeply enmeshed with, a contrary tendency that is bawdy, unserious, low. It isolates the obscene double entendre as the linguistic device by which James most directly conducts the bawdy countercurrent in his...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 267–293.
Published: 01 December 2018
...,” offering stereotypes of Asians as “silent, reticent, passive, yet also exotic, mysterious, objects of aesthetic contemplation.” But is Yu’s project not at the same time reinscribing a kind of Chinese inscrutability, presenting China as perennially unknowable in its critique of so many efforts to make...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... suggests an unusual connection between the public violence of these late-sixties conflicts, on the one hand, and the protagonist's “disintegration” and his mother's mysterious death—the ultimate products of their suburban discontent—on the other. This connection can be elaborated through the concepts...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in Ivanov's correspondence with his young acolyte Aleksei Skaldin, who in 1912 was overseeing the printing of Ivanov's poetry collection Tender Mystery (Nezhnaia taina). Skaldin quite audaciously asks whether Ivanov might not profit from re-casting his poem "The Stallion Arion" ("Kon' Arion...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... with an exploration of feminine sub- jectivity.6 As the letter itself intimates, this exploration begins with the elimination of the detective and the substitution of a first-person narrator who participates more intimately in the mystery she unfolds. Vine's "intuitive" approach is fur- ther identified...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., and Chatfield College and currently teaches English at Marion Technical College. © 2016 by University of Oklahoma 2016 middlebrow mysteries Dorothy L. Sayers Q. D. Leavis modernism Works Cited Auden W. H. 1948 . “The Guilty Vicarage.” Harper's Magazine , May : 406 – 12...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Nils Clausson © COPYRIGHT 2002 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2002 WORKS CITED Black Joel . The Aesthetics of Murder: A Study in Romantic Literature and Contemporary Culture . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 1991 . Cawelti John G. Adventure, Mystery...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Robin W. “The Historical Mystery.” Mystery and Suspense Writers: The Literature of Crime, Detection and Espionage . 2 vols . Ed. Winks Robin W. Corrigan Maureen . New York : Scribners , 1998 . 2 . 1089 - 1101 . "How Do You DESCRIBE THE INDESCRIBABLE?" REPRESENTING HISTORY...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in an abandoned apartment, is possessed with an overwhelming hunger, and mysteriously floats, instead of walking, away. In a brief episode, Sandy and Karen discover a camera and accidentally take a photograph, playing on the ghost story trope: the ghost fails to appear in the developed photograph, thus revealing...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... novelty, both present and anticipated. The novel’s treatment of industrial chem- istry—centered on the mysterious polymer Imipolex G—invokes this history and inherits its preoccupations. During this time, the introduction of an entirely new class of materials into interwar and postwar...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of Sherlock Holmes . New York : Bramhall House . Derrida Jacques . 1980 . “The Law of Genre.” Translated by Atival Ronell . Critical Inquiry 7 . 1 : 55 – 81 . “The Detection Club Oath.” (1928?) 1946 . In The Art of the Mystery Story: A Collection of Critical Essays , edited...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... acknowledged to have three main aesthetic influences: the mystery story, the background of Ameri- can naturalism featuring economic determinism, and the stylistic and thematic example of Ernest Hemingway (especially his stripped- down, undemonstrative style and his focus on maleness and masculinity...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with “introducing into fiction the most mysterious of mysteries, the mysteries that are at our own doors.” He adds, “Instead of the terrors of Udolpho we were treated to the terrors of the cheerful county house, or the London lodgings.” 2. On this key feature of gothic fiction...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that The Sword Went Out to Sea (writ- ten in 1946 – 52), Helen in Egypt (written in 1952 – 55), The Mystery (written in 1948 – 51), Bid Me to Live (A Madrigal) (written in 1918 – 48), The White Rose and the Red (written in 1947 – 49), and Pilate’s Wife (written in 1929 – 34) all under- take a process...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
...- generating radiobes (a mysterious crystalline formation resulting from gelatin s interaction with radium) raised the specter of modern- day alchemy by casting doubt over the boundaries between living and nonliving beings. More disturbing than any other discovery, Marie Curie and Pierre Curie s 1903...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2009
... productive ways to utilize popular motifs in combination with more rarified literary techniques. Ray Davis' idiosyncratic view of the culture wars as seen through the figure of Jonathan Lethem is followed up by Justine Dymond's more conventionally scholarly piece on the role of mystery fiction...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on "mystification," "social mystery": mystery arises at the point where different kinds of beings are in communica- tion. In mystery there must be strangeness; but the estranged must also be thought of as in some way capable of communication. .. . [T]he conditions for "mystery" are set...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of the Serie Noire" solves this mystery. It reveals Deleuze's fas- cination with the detective genre that, like his parallel interest in science fiction, connects popular literature to the creation of philosophical concepts. The con- cept invented in this essay and illustrated by the detective novels...