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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 125–149.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Tim Killick COPYRIGHT © 2008 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2008 THE PARADOX OF FAILURE IN THE MODERNIST AMERICAN SHORT STORY CYCLE TIM KILLICK, CARDIFF UNIVERSITY Since the publication of Forrest Ingram's pioneering study in 1971, the short story cycle (or short story...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Anthony Ossa-Richardson a.ossa-richardson@ucl.ac.uk Elizabeth S. Anker , On Paradox: The Claims of Theory , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2022 . Copyright © 2023 by University of Oklahoma 2023 In one of the most widely memefied moments of modern British comedy...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... be a potentially empowering, if ambivalent, mode of inquiry for postcolonial and global authors in the twenty-first century. Genre, Vol. 53, No. 1 April 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8210776 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma The Pursuit of Knowledge and the Paradoxes of Postcolonial Encyclopedism in Zia Haider Rahman...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 141–159.
Published: 01 July 2022
... paradoxes. Abse viewed graffiti with a distancing sociological eye, even as he recognized the limits of that perspective by stressing the culpability of each person, including himself, in widening social inequalities. Larkin approached graffiti with a mix of disdain at the defacement of public property...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
... criticism, it nonetheless fails to capture the importance of recent work in a more affirmative key, where ideology critique is joined to the study of lived experience. amanda_anderson@brown.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Oklahoma 2023 psychology psychoanalysis paradox Guillory...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and, paradoxically, as a conduit between the private sphere of waking consciousness and the busied world that lies traditionally outside the scope of lyric. Graham learns her craft partly by listening to Shakespeare, Stevens, and Hopkins, their presence felt in the poetry's quotations and veiled allusions...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the irreconcilable paradoxes of labor under industrial capitalism while speculating on the compensatory value poetry alone can produce. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Works Cited Barlow Joel . 1787 . The Vision of Columbus . Hartford, CT : Hudson and Goodwin . Barrell John . 1983...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 111–134.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., it is a paradoxically durational present—a special generic marker of the roman fleuve . Trollope’s figures thus bear heavily on his form of plotting. Narrative generally depends on keeping track of numbers, but not all genres of narrative count in the same ways. Trollope’s age-related numbers show what happens when...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 April 2022
... writing. By way of conclusion, the essay argues that the foreignizing crime novel occupies a paradoxical position between two opposite valences: it is at the same time an instance of cultural appropriation and a genuine and distinctive form of world literature (4). jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 283–307.
Published: 01 December 2023
... development would paradoxically negate the claims to sovereignty that elevate such personality development as an expression of successful modernization. In The Romantics , as in Chimamanda Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia , the negation of successful bildung...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 December 2021
... nature of identity, Balkin maintains, theater enables him to draw the embodied and varied social coordinates of a present audience into this logic. Stage comedy also lets Wilde show how the ceaseless artifice that goes into being someone might offer the basis for a sustainable if paradoxical social life...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and redeem attention in an era of big data, targeted attention, and aggressive enlightenment reason. The act of attending, including the paradoxical act of intentional distraction and disintered- ness, is the precondition for any experience of beauty and of the sublime (120). Though Alford brings to bear...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... artifice. Every time he opens his closet, something new and strange pops out—usually another closet. [In Wilde's confessions,] there is always something of the beautiful lie" (Hanson, Decadence, 290,293). We might think about the paradoxical pleasures of confession in De Pro- fundis...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 77–88.
Published: 01 April 2024
... political effects. See Clune 2023 . Works Cited Clune Michael W. 2023 . “ The Paradox Paradox: On Elizabeth S. Anker's On Paradox .” Los Angeles Review of Books , January 27 . https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-paradox-paradox-on-elizabeth-s-ankers-on-paradox/ . Da Nan Z...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in language. Based on an inherent paradox, fetishism is a "purely constructed" paradigm (Bernheimer 62), one where the fetish-object assumes its status only because it has been created to serve that function. Bernheimer also contends that, because of its implicit reli- ance on paradox and its...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
...—is paradoxically both ironic and heartfelt. Chekhov, of course, was a man, though he showed sympathy for the late nineteenth-century plight of women. Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, Anita Loos, Jessie Fauset, and Frances Newman are roughly one generation after Chekhov; their characters are, generally speaking, young...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 2000
...—notably between the story of Pygmalion and the Homer translation—and its simultaneous invocation and rejection of the heroic point to a paradox that only the incest theme could fully illuminate: access to a pure primal world (a timeless source of new beginnings) can be achieved by falling back...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 265–281.
Published: 01 December 2023
...” [230]). Similarly, in trying to make sense of the suspicions that her soon-to-be husband is consorting with the ghost of a dead woman, the narrator of Henry James's ([1896] 1897 : 313) “The Way It Came” also struggles to “find terms for the inexpressible.” Yet, and paradoxically, the evil statue...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Tarantino, the Wachowskis, Joel and Ethan Coen, Lawrence Kasdan, John Dahl, and so on. This viewpoint that sees Lynch as another postmodern ironist misses the radical edge of his cinema and its more uncanny relation to classical film and classical film noir. 1 This radical edge, I would paradoxically...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 293–305.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by them, too. When Hamlet pondered the player—“What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba?”—this was the paradox that left him mystified: how is it that an imagined person can generate real and potent feelings? In Astrophil and Stella , written some years before Hamlet , Philip Sidney explored the same...