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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
... work Guerrillas as marking a shift toward what it terms postcolonial naturalism as a way of both distancing the author’s aesthetic from the realism of a depleted romantic nationalism and anticipating, through its own codification of affect, an as yet unnamable globalization. Copyright © 2017...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 353–359.
Published: 01 September 2000
... York : Harvest Books , 1953 . AFTERWORD: HYBRIDS OF NATURE AND CULTURE RONALD SCHLEIFER, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA Island Texts So we're asked to imagine a desert island, with all creature comforts some- how attended to, but spiritual comforts our own responsibility...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by Martin Buber . Ed. Glatzer Nahum N. . New York : Schocken Books , 1982 . 172 - 87 . Buell Lawrence . The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture . Cambridge, MA., and London : Harvard UP , 1995 . Burnet Thomas . The Sacred...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 355–382.
Published: 01 June 2002
... . 9 June 2002 . < http://www.outsidemag.com/magazine/200102/200102disp3.html >. Barthes Roland . Image, Music, Text . Trans. Heath Stephen . New York : Noonday Press , 1977 . Buell Lawrence . The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Showerman Grant . Cambridge, US : Harvard UP , 1978 . Oviedo , Gonzalo Fernández de. Natural History of the West Indies. Trans. Sterling Stoudemire . Chapel Hill : U of North Carolina P , 1959 . Page Samuel . A Godly Learned Exposition, Together with Apt and Profitable Notes...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 351–356.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Tobias Menely tmenely@ucdavis.edu Greg Ellerman , Thought's Wilderness: Romanticism and the Apprehension of Nature , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2022 . Copyright © 2023 by University of Oklahoma 2023 Greg Ellerman begins Thought's Wilderness by exploring...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 April 2024
... should begin by acknowledging that testimony is a discursive genre relating to a linguistic practice that appears outside of literature and, indeed, literacy—a “natural institution,” to borrow the deliberately oxymoronic phrase Renaud Dulong ( 1998 : 41) coined in Le témoin oculaire: Les conditions...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and mechanical reproduction; and its vital role in mediating feeling. Rather than bemoan or attack the cliché, each artist put it at the center of their experiments, punning on and playing with clichés to generate a new language of feeling. For this trio of artists, the mechanical origin and mixed nature...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Scott L. Montgomery Evolution by natural selection has provided one of the grand narratives of the modern era and a way to build stories about the origin and features of organic life. Biologizing aspects of human behavior and society has been a recurrent theme and, although recognized as having led...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of nature, problems that continue to plague environmentalism today. While the characters often make poor choices and find themselves in challenging circumstances, the novel ends on a cautiously optimistic note. The possibility of achieving a satisfying life in the Far North, however, comes only after...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the nature of these narratives as paradigmatic of the ages they strive to represent, particularly in their implied resonance on class and power structures: an age of nameless history, where individuality is characterized by blurred signifiers and collectivity is the founding element of everyday social...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Their correspondence, while full of expressions of love and admiration, also shows them affectionately tussling over the relative merits of nature and transcendence, the sublime and the everyday, with Bloom repeatedly urging Ammons to leave mundane particulars behind and mount higher into the visionary stratosphere...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Timothy Wientzen This article argues for the centrality of ideas of automatism and habit within the political and aesthetic life of literary modernism. D. H. Lawrence's characteristic interest in the raptures of sexuality and corporality are read in relation to shifts in the nature of political...
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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 (2013) 46 (3): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Kathryn Hume The Sandman , by Neil Gaiman and many illustrators, is a two-thousand-page frame tale. Critics have focused on the enclosed tales and argue or assume that Gaiman's concern is the nature of narrative. If we look at the frame, the actions of Morpheus/Dream, we find instead a mythic...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
... emendations before its publication in the 1930 collection Flowering Judas . This version of this story often serves as the apparently definitive or even only version for both scholars and casual readers. Recognizing the unstable and evolving nature of the story leads to a more expansive understanding...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the Cārvākas, debated the nature of truth and the best possible worldview. Though its proponents did not win the debate, did Cārvāka materialism have a “renaissance” in Mughal India, as Lucretian atomism arguably had in Europe? Moreover, did early modern debates about materialism in one part of the world...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... less understood is the lifelong nature of her empathy: she is a habitual empathizer and has been her entire adult life. Critical opinion generally considers Clarissa's empathy for Septimus an exceptional moment that she experiences only in isolation. But her social inclination to bring others together...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
...” marshals Cumbrian dialect, tradition, architecture, temporality, and history to question both the exploitation of the Lake District's natural resources and the British Empire's developmental narratives relating to industrialization, urbanization, commercialization, and militarization. While emphasizing...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jesse Rosenthal This introduction frames the principal questions of this special issue: the nature of data in criticism and the relation between data-driven literary criticism and more traditional forms of criticism. The suggestion throughout is that the current tension in critical practice can...