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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... throughout suburban narratives stems from feelings of isolation and detachment. Joyce Carol Oates's novel provides an opportunity to rethink the relationship between supposedly private, domestic problems and public history. Through allusions to the Detroit riot of 1967 and the Vietnam War, Expensive People...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
... , pp. 79 - 97 . Oates Joyce Carol . “The Lady with the Pet Dog,” in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been . Princeton : Ontario Review Press , 1993 . Steiner George . “On Difficulty,” in On Difficulty and Other Essays . New York : Oxford University Press , 1980 , pp...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... – 305) presents Joyce Carol Oates as an exemplar of postwar literary maximalism, which he describes on the other side of a spectrum from the minimalist style of fiction that adheres more comfortably to the norms of craft at home in MFA programs. He also refers to the “interpretive perpetual motion...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2004
..." and "quos." Dyer, for example, lists the kinds of food that best offset a sheep's diet of turnips: Where, thick among the greens, with busy mouths They scoop white turnips: little care is yours; Only, at morning hour, to interpose Dry food of oats, or hay, or brittle straw...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of Theory. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. NARRATIVE DESOLATION IN GUERRILLAS 395  . 2013. The Antinomies of Realism. New York: Verso. Kramer, Hilton. 1976. “Naipaul’s Guerrillas and Oates’s Assassins.” Commentary, March 1. www.commentarymagazine.com...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... form of thought that requires one to place concepts in front of objects. To avoid confusion, my own use of metaphor follows this broad definition. In the Light has received glowing reviews from the likes of James Wood and Joyce Carol Oates, and scholars have compared it to the work of other trans...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... marrying when one has sown one's wild oats. The "choice of lots" is more ironic yet, since one can't choose one's fate— one's "lot in life." Yet, this defeated character does have a literal "choice of lots" or choice of grave plots. Will he spend eternity next to his first two wives, 98...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that is Bret Easton Ellis’s early writing as well as the “new realism” Joseph Dewey (1999, 21) identifies in the works of John Irving, Joyce Carol Oates, and Richard Powers, among others, that seeks to “reenchant work.” 196 GENRE Works Cited Agamben, Giorgio. 1998. Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 253–282.
Published: 01 June 2002
... particular entries in the Dictionary (alias, club, excise, grubstreet, leeward and windward, lexicographer, network, oats, pastern, pension, Tory and Whig). It will be seen that, with the sole exception of alias, these fall into two categories: examples of amusing or controversial definitions...