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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
...David Sergeant This essay explores Kim Stanley Robinson’s fiction of the near future, New York 2140 (2017) and how its treatment of time and history relates to its generic identity. By imbricating present and future, New York 2140 resembles not so much science fiction, the genre commonly associated...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2005
... doing to them and are likely to do to them in the near future? How much does the state's legitimate violence really offer at a time when that violence is more likely to be aimed at its own citizens than at the rep- resentatives of globalization? I call attention to this question of timing...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2009
... at the conclusion of Running Dog. The bulk of Wallace's book is devoted to the exploration of two parallel storylines unfolding in our near future. One of the stories, in keeping with the allusion of the novel's title, is a particularly domestic drama - the life of a young...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the novel, he has broken his glasses (U 15.3628 29). One could imagine him, in the moments just before the episode starts, flustering over his poor vision, which given his limited finances is unlikely to be improved on in the near future. It makes sense, then, that he would be pondering the nature...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... opinion is unanimous that, albeit all the possible chemical permutations have not been exhausted, it is unlikely that important plastics new to science will be discovered and brought into commer- cial production in the near future” (284). In his words, the emphasis shifts from development of new...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... malley, bishop’s university The most characteristic science fiction does not seriously attempt to imagine the “real” future of our social system. Rather, its multiple mock features serve the quite different function of transforming our own present into the determi...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 355–382.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to which significant material changes will result in the near future. How- ever, the increasing popularity of nature and travel writing hints at a fragile but powerful potential—a delicate hope that if not nurtured, will become extinct. DESIRING NATURES...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
... have given the Caucasian race its supremacy." Though convinced that Japanese civilization would transform itself in the near future, Taylor was not so sanguine about China's prospects. While the Chinese sorely needed such beneficial change, he pessimistically believed the race...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Rabinowitz Peter , 192 – 205 . Oxford : Blackwell . Genette Gérard . 1980 . Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method . Translated by Lewin Jane E. . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Hand Derek . 2009 . “Ghosts from Our Future: Bowen and the Unfinished Business...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., unique form. Hodeir himself is known for his formalist inclinations, and his positions regard- ing the importance of formal composition in jazz are well documented. In the late sixties, when writing The Worlds of Jazz, he was involved in public debates about the future of jazz and the role...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... 1976b: 163) about its future, recent scholars have emphasized the skeptical, and even cynical, twentieth- and twenty- first- century development of the genre. Paul Saint- Amour (2015: 205), for instance, has argued that rather than evolving out of or imitating the epic, as Mendelson and Moretti would...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... image of the genre and its reading subject emerges. Rather than the reader who is reas- sured in the stability and perdurability of his or her social identity, we discover a reader who faces a future that seems more like a disconcertingly undefined vector (Pratt 2010: 7). This unsettling vision...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “THE SEA, NOT THE OCEAN” 185 future but emphatically also an imminent memory. Indeed, the central question facing human life in Submergence is how it will be remembered; how, the novel asks, can human life shape a memory that recognizes its implication with nonhu- man life...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 117–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
... committees and to prepare the insurrection against the state and against capitalist planning. STARTING AGAIN FROM THE TOP 119 On July 3, 1969, I met Toni in Turin in the midst of a cloud of smoke on a grand boulevard called Corso Traiano, near Fiat’s main...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Age of Empire . New York : Penguin . ———. 2009 . Commonwealth . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Jameson Fredric . 1990 . Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . ———. 2007 . Archaeologies of the Future...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 145–178.
Published: 01 March 2005
... see at all; and I would give, While yet we may, as far as words can give, Substance and life to what I feel, enshrining, Such is my hope, the spirit of the Past For future restoration. (The Prelude XII, 279-286) Readers who wish to place Heaney in a romantic context...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
...-ended and unresolved as the future. This provisional sense of history creates spaces where the descendant-writer can gain a limited imaginative access to the past. THE BROMANCE OF A. R. AMMONS & HAROLD BLOOM “The Persnicketiness of Memory”: Jonathan Safran Foer’s Audaciously...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Rules for DNA Databanks: Protecting Coded ‘Future Diaries.’ ” Journal of the American Medical Association 270 : 2346 – 52 . ———. 1994 . “Reframing the Debate on Healthcare Reform by Replacing Our Metaphors.” New England Journal of Medicine 332 : 745 – 48 . ———. 1996 . “Questing...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2004
... claims to have bor- rowed the poem's introductory phrase of "In the state of Nevada the streets of steel have names of birds" from a poster advertising a silent film (Prosa 909). The image of birds in the introductory verses receives further development near the end of the poem wherein negative...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
...:   1. Young female colonial meets and is separated from her future mate, whom she will at some point erroneously believe to be dead.   2. Heroine has near-­death experience.   3. Heroine undergoes spiritual (re)birth into colonial womanhood.   4...