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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 551–552.
Published: 01 September 2004
... COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2005 Errata List to Genre voLXXXVI, numbers 1-2 (spring/summer 2003) The editor and staff of Genre would like to apologize to the contributors in this issue for the uncorrected printing errors that were allowed to remain in the pub...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 295–323.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alexandra J. Gold This article considers the Black Mountain poet Robert Creeley and the visual artist Robert Indiana’s 1968 collaboration Numbers . Featuring Indiana’s ten screen prints of the cardinal digits 0–9 and Creeley’s poetic meditations on the same theme, the book form provokes a unique...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 111–134.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Stefanie Markovits Anthony Trollope is unusually concerned with numbers: consider both the famous obsession with productivity and the figures that organize his serial fictions, what Mary Hamer has called his “writing by numbers.” Yet while such numerals control his narrative flow, forming...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with too few cases is that we will miss the suffering that happens on a vast scale. But the problem with numbers is that they actually condense and compress affective experience. Thus the realist novel demands that we recognize the impossibility of knowing large numbers in any adequate way while still...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Caitlin E. Newcomer This essay examines Claudia Rankine's long poem Plot (2001) in light of its status as one of a number of postsixties poetic texts authored by women that explore complicated questions surrounding the relationships among maternity, the female body, and innovative poetics. Plot...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 359–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rod Rosenquist With an examination of a number of memoirs by and about modernist authors and artists published during the 1930s, this article raises questions about the complex relationship between the high-art subjects of these volumes and the popular forms of gossip and celebrity anecdote...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): i.
Published: 01 March 2010
... The title of Jesse Schotter's article in Genre volume XLII, numbers 1 & 2 was mistakenly listed as “Adaptation Liberal and Conservative: Benito Cereno and Robert Lowell's Literary and Radical Politics” in the Table of Contents and on the issue's back cover. The correct title, which appears...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 161–174.
Published: 01 July 2013
... , and Prometheus ), in relation to classical Greek tragedy and recent political theater (Bertolt Brecht and Heiner Müller). In a transcription of their free-form working sessions on Negri's first play, the three discuss a number of intersecting themes and methods: dreams as a source of critical or creative thought...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
... infinite number of readings and interpretations. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Works Cited Aristotle . 1995 . Poetics . Edited and translated by Halliwell Stephen . Loeb Classical Library 23 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Armstrong D. M. 1989...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in carving out morphological classes of words (that is, the parts of speech), by using the com- mutation test. 5 One says rather frequently that certain of these classes (those of the noun and of the verb) are open since the number of independent words...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
... analyze the set of them in any number of sta- tistical ways, but we are no longer interpreting as we were before. Franco Moretti (2005, 30) makes this point plainly: “Quantitative data are useful because they are independent of interpretation.” Remember, the words are the same whether we...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 65–83.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press , 1980 . Espiritu Augusto Fauni . The Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino Americans . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2005 . Favis Asterio . “ Hunt-Igorot Incident .” Christmas Number . Spec. issue of The Filipino 1.6 ( December 1906...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... Not all novels are “big” and “ambitious,” though. James Wood's ( 2000 ) review of Zadie Smith's White Teeth assigns the two adjectives and the label hysterical realism to only a number of contemporary fictions, which literature scholars would qualify as “encyclopedic” (Kyllönen 2018 ), “maximalist...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... enormous when the job is carried out (it is from this point of view that the Serie Noire had an influence on the cinema). Innocently, the reader winds up being astonished at the number of errors on both sides. Even the police, when they themselves set up an unscrupulous trap, do...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in, the number of rhythms would increase with foot stomping, hand clapping, and people catching the spirit and jumping up and down on the wooden floor. . . . [T]he Sanctified Church had deep significance for me musically. I received my first experience with rhythm and spiritual transport...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2007
... approach Rogues reading for a central thesis. Rather, Rogues weaves together a number of themes or motifs common to Der- rida's work. Reading from the perspective of Derrida scholarship, for instance, one might be compelled to follow out the threads of sending [envoi] and its cog- nates; Derrida's...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
... . “The Sweatshop Sublime.” PMLA 117 , no. 1 : 84 – 97 . Rosenthal Jesse . 2010 . “The Large Novel and the Law of Large Numbers; or, Why George Eliot Hates Gambling.” ELH 77 , no. 3 : 777 – 811 . Steinlight Emily . 2010 . “Dickens's ‘Supernumeraries’ and the Biopolitical...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 105–124.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., according to Mae M. Ngai, the city's economic interests played a significant role in check- ing the removal of Chinatown (A23). Both the Chinatown community leaders and the city government took the restoration opportunity to implement a number of social changes. Those changes include building...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Efficient.” World's Work , June , 7682 – 84 . Porter Theodore . 1988 . The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820 – 1900 . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . ———. 1996 . Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life . Princeton, NJ : Princeton...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of judgment under uncertainty here, correspond- ing to the poles of what I call “serial thinking,” an approach to representation and cognition that emphasizes repetition, enumeration, and aggregation.1 The first mode blurs the discrete boundaries of numbers and subjects to register an “unaccountable...