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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... be generated in his first major novel, Blue White Red . How Mabanckou picks his way through these intercalating terms speaks to the appeal and centrality of his work in a world literature canon. The authors argue that Mabanckou quite consciously and effectively makes use of the figures of allegory and parable...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the carpenter's work in spite of the fact that it does not meet his specifications. The brief episode that opens the story thus appears to serve as a sort of parable in miniature, illustrat- ing a number of elements that are customarily attributed Anderson's literary aesthetic—an emphasis...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible . London : Continuum . Rich Nancy B. 1977 . “The ‘Ironic Parable of Fascism’ in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.” Southern Literary Journal 9 , no. 2 : 108 – 23 . Steinbeck John . 1939 . The Grapes of Wrath . New York...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 101–128.
Published: 01 September 2007
... constitute an allegory or parable in the court of David? What political point would the court hear made, when the storyteller said that Tamar "saw that Shelah was grown up, yet she had not been given to him in marriage," or when Judah said, "She is more righteous than I, inasmuch I did not give her...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... : University of Georgia Press , 2006 . —“ Pynchon Thomas : Allusive Parables of Power, and: The Gnostic Pynchon (review),” Modern Fiction Studies , 37 . 2 ( 1991 ): 271 - 273 . Yarsley V. E. Couzens E. G. . Plastics . New York : Pelican Books , 1941 . Yarsley Victor...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 July 2013
...: MAJOR WORKS, 1958 – 2013 185 Il lavoro di Giobbe: Il famoso testo biblico come parabola del lavoro umano. 1990. Milan: Sugarco. The Labor of Job: The Biblical Text as a Parable of Human Labor. 2009. Translated into English by Matteo Mandarini. Durham, NC: Duke...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 33–62.
Published: 01 March 2001
...- rator's abuse is just beginning in the narrative, she relates a parable of two sis- ters—one of whom is white, and the other of whom is a mulatto slave: When I saw them embracing each other, and heard their joyous laughter, I turned sadly away from the lovely sight. I foresaw the inevitable...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2004
... as a parable that can shed some light on the problem of jazz's history and its continuing vitality. According to a recent New Yorker article by Calvin Tomkins, the problem that MOMA faced in the nineties was the one implied by its very name: what is "modern art," and what are its historical limits...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 257–280.
Published: 01 September 2005
... as Subcom- mandante Marcos's mixture of parables and Zapatista manifestos, Our Word is Our Weapon. What unites this assemblage are the shell games of irony that pop up, both intentionally and unintentionally, as these texts seek to determine the precise reasons why the global promise—and threat...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
... leaves a precarious situation behind when she moves to the Convent, and though the Convent offers solace and regeneration, 12. In a reading of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Octavia Butler’s Parable novels, Wegner (2009) allies Judith Butler to Hardt and Negri to argue for the monstrosity...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 137–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
... belonging to the past” (602). Examples of this identification of the film as a “fairy tale” are too numerous to list here, and include del Toro’s own description: “it is definitely an adult fairytale, an adult parable” (Kirkland 67). But a representative sampling would include the London Daily...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
...-marriage may be understood as, parables of a phase of the development of consciousness at which the struggle is for the reciprocity or equality of consciousness between a woman and a man, a study of the conditions under which this fight for recognition (as Hegel put it) or demand...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 17–58.
Published: 01 September 2007
... or self-contemporizing parable. In the same way, a criticism naively dedicated to a refusal of economy might lead us to take up a position from the outside and yet find ourselves unable to locate a ground on which to base our opposition as pragmatic procedure. Even if there is a realm outside...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., in its own way, the definitions of both parable and apocalypse" (1989: 211). The culmination of the apocalyptic vision of Heart of Darkness, Miller suggests, is Kurtz's last words, "The Horror! The Horror!" (1989: 90). So let me turn my attempt at a systematic accounting of pluralities...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... he discusses how Kafka’s fiction enacts an irrevocable split between “parable” and “doctrine.” The stories’ true allegorical weights lie in the brokenness of their own allegories. As such, any muscular politicization of the Kafkaesque succumbs to weak misreading in that it sees in Kafka...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 61–78.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to Masterwork, is the living essence best conveyed by discolored newsprint and halftone dots15 or by digital retouching and computer coloring?16 Recent "restorations" of Vertigo and Touch of Evil took editorial liberties com- parable to Alexander Pope's Shakespeare.17 Intellectual property law...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
... one itself so disproportionate that the Canadian political scientist Stephen J. Toope (2015) considers January 7, 2015, a turning-point moment in global affairs com- parable to 9/11 despite the much smaller scale of the attacks. In the postscript to his coedited book of scholarly essays...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... its placement in the generic system. In the epic, the struggle is between heroes, and pastoral presents itself in Theocritus's first Idyll as a self-conscious footnote to epic in its song- contest between shepherds. The first Idyll contains an ekphrastic passage com- parable to the description...