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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Katarzyna Bartoszyńska This essay argues for the power of free indirect discourse in the third‐person narrative perspective to serve as a collective voice, encompassing a diversity of perspectives, through a reading of two novels by Olga Tokarczuk, Bieguni ( Flights ) and Księgi Jakubowe ( Books...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Marginalized by the military and denied a voice in official war narratives, women reenter the culture of war writing as intelligence heroes, in possession of a war narrative that has been hidden from public view. The article examines both the continuities between Homeland and earlier secret histories of war...
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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 (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
...—through relocations and shufflings. The sedimentation of stories available within this archival novel, though, does not aim to “give voice” to those who are absent in the archive; the proliferation of narrative perspectives highlights instead of minimizes the absent stories of refugees. 10...
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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 (2024) 57 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 April 2024
... that ensures perpetual sociopolitical, cultural, and economic displacement” (29). The family in LCA travels on a research-based road trip, a particularly privileged endeavor; LCA is not one of Gallego's migrant narratives but is a voice in the discourse about migrant narratives. The handful...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 95–123.
Published: 01 March 2008
... OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE Stylistic Imitation and the Fictional World One of the more curious moments in the Ulysses episode of "The Oxen of the Sun" occurs when the imitation of the seventeenth century diarists obliges the narrative voice to give the date: "So Thursday sixteenth June Patk. Dignam...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 June 2004
... signals of transition. Although Hodeir does not explicitly indicate how the different segments relate to each other, readers may distinguish six distinct voices, recognizable both by their content and their style. The voice of each of the narratives relays the perspective of each participant...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... merging of narrative or authorial voice into the voices of characters” and Cooke (2008, 85) proposing the term “ventriloquism” instead, which “has the advantage of capturing the inter- changeability of which the narrative voice is capable.” While all of these critics elucidate Mansfield’s use...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
... English, and second- and third-person narrative voices, unsettles the assumed white Western reader and their claims to knowledge and history. For Alison Ravenscroft ( 2010 : 214), the “radical doubleness” and “poetics of equivocality” in Carpentaria seek to demonstrate that Indigenous knowledge...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the relationship between two sisters living together in a British backwater during the nineteen- thirties and forties; their peculiar intimacy is marked by reference to the sister- doubles Lizzie and Laura in Christina Rossetti's "Goblin Market" (DAE 204). The narrative voice, however, belongs to Faith...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 317–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
... her narrative voice guiding the story to prove it. But we do not get to see the process by which that voice is formed, the process precisely of her coming-­of-­age: that is deferred to the narrative future of the novel. One way to understand the novel’s “failure” to show us what it promises...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 33–62.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to hyperbole and melodrama. Smith claims that these shifts between conventions are deliberate and allow the narrative to voice things that are voicable only within respective conventions: "[i]n order to tell of her sexual vulnerability [for instance], a condition that the techniques and conventions...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 205–218.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the historical forebears of what seems to be a trend taking hold most strongly within the past decade, I'd like to examine techniques involving texture, thematic imagery, timbre, narrative voice, and functional tonality in the expressions of alienation and grand indifference in the postmodern music...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... . 2001 . “Narrative Voice and Agency in Drama: Aspects of a Narratology of Drama.” New Literary History 32 ( 3 ): 659 – 79 . Johannesson Eric O. 1968 . The Novels of August Strindberg: A Study in Theme and Structure . Berkeley : University of California Press . Lejeune...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
... probably never looked more like himself'—is enormously resonant: Jose thinks of himself as transformed; the narrative voice (not Jose, it seems) thinks Jose has at some level been restored to himself. There is a fascinating frisson set up here, as if Jose, after his plundering the archive, his tomb...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 21–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...) to the contrivance of a fake accent for Henry Kissinger (207) and the creation of the L.A. Lakers (221).14 Yet the narrative voice of the professor exhibits a remarkable lack of reflection due to the character's egotism; indeed, as Mary-Ann later claims, if the castaways were characters in "a medi- eval...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., and The Dying Animal, in its deployment of narrative voice, may be usefully seen as a flawed example of the confession. 82 GENRE taking his central term from Theodor Adorno’s (2002) writing about Ludwig van Beethoven, distinguishes between the serene, transcendent late works of some artists...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 123–147.
Published: 01 September 2008
... there is no telecommunications hardware in the landscape. See Bridis, "White House wants plans for GPS shutdown." ON LOCATIVE NARRATIVE 127 whispering voices—its physical tags are appropriately enough green ears—and it suggests underground information, the street signs designed partly to com...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 141–156.
Published: 01 September 2006
... objectivity. The impersonal narrative voices of both The Grass Roof and When I Was a Boy in Korea have attracted the attention of the few critics to discuss them. Kyhan Lee theorizes this impersonal voice as evidence that "to the Korean- American author, the notion of the T still conformed with its...