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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 (2006) 39 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . ` The Fragmentation of a Tribal People in Louise Erdrich's Tracks' , American Indian Culture and Research Journal , ( 1993 ) 17 : 2 1 - 13 . Larson Sidner . Captured in the Middle: Tradition and Experience in Contemporary Native American Writing Seattle & London : U of Washington Press...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Susanah Shaw Romney During the seventeenth century the Dutch built a global economic system that depended on contact and trade with many different peoples and cultures. To create those connections, Dutch writers particularized and described those cultures to elaborate the role local peoples might...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., a cemetery that invites people to use it as public space. After a historical overview of the American burial ground, the essay positions the cemetery in the current debate on public space. As the epitaphs of Spoon River and act 3 of Our Town typify, the cemetery is a contested site, open to constant...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on the part of those who feel targeted (or offended) by its referential finger-pointing and nose thumbing, as with the murders on January 7, 2015, of twelve people at the satiric magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Drawing on satire theories from the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, this essay asks...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... recovery, immigrant maximalism, and historical revision developed in feminist and critical race theory, and suggests that big, ambitious novel strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal connectivity are the provenance of women and people of color at least as much as they are the domain...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... with no need for a second counterpart text to draw cross-literary parallels. Written from a transpacific narratorial stance of a millennial Vancouver-based daughter of Chinese immigrants, the narrative communicates her secondhand knowledge about the traumatic twentieth-century history of the People's Republic...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vivian Kao New Historicism and cultural studies have worked to reclaim the people, events, and narratives consigned to the trash heap of history, suggesting that what has been deemed unsuitable to a capitalist narrative of progress nevertheless has value and should be accounted for. Although...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
... experiments in search of liberty, constructing a prosthetic past in an attempt to interpret the American people and their Constitution. Despite Lovecraft's horror of labor unrest and miscegenation, his racist political vision is as a result haunted by the radical and progressive potential of these past...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 July 2016
... sculptures, and writing—to undermine the conceptual and historical basis of the nation-state and its founding subject, the people, and thereby to delegitimate the international political order and the disciplinary logic of world literature that reflects that order, both of which are predicated...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Lheisa Dustin This article argues that the creative autobiography The Sword Went Out to Sea and other later work of the modernist American writer H.D. evidence foreclosure: a mode of psychic “denegation,” as Jacques Lacan describes it, in which words, thoughts, and people are not differentiated...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by the high modernists. By expanding the scope of the day novel to include the working poor, Jameson proposes a revised theory of memory and identity that takes into consideration the realities of class and the scarcity of time for the majority of people in modernity. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2010
... enough in France’s history of absolutism and revolution. The fact that the Ger- man people lived simultaneously in the Reich [empire], the Regnum Teutoni- cum, and in the German territories—a situation that still can be found expressed in the duality of Germany and German Reich—is not merely...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2002
... , 1994 . Somerville M. Dundas M. Mead M. Robinson J. Sulter M. , The Sun Dancin’: People and Place in Coonabarabran , Canberra ; Aboriginal Studies Press 1994 . Shoemaker A. ‘Tracking Black Australian Stories,’ in The Oxford Literary History of Australia (eds...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 563–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... apology is a defense of his people's actions, and the theology he invokes overturns Judeo-Christian concepts in favor of his own Anishnabe and Lakota cosmologies. Autobiography, in Peltier's han- dling, becomes a site of resistance—a medium for disrupting the authority of legal and Christian...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
...? OC: As a composer, people often say to me, "Are you going to play the pieces that you've already played, or new pieces?" ID: You never answer those questions, do you? OC: If you're playing music that you've already recorded, most musicians think that you're hiring them to keep that music...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in practices and in sen- sibility as the care of dependent people, be made common? Moreover, it was not easy to think of putting in common what had already been defined by many feminist analyses as the complete exploitation of the labor furnished by women without pay and by means of coercion...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to augment his skills as an ethnographer by dabbling in physiognomy, a mode of "scientific" inquiry now thoroughly discredited. In China, physiognomy allowed Taylor to read deeply into the moral nature of the people, simply by making quick studies of their faces and bodies. With the aid...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 September 2011
... find that a whole scholarship has been built around metaphor and narrative in medicine. People may not argue over rare proteins in cow’s urine, but they chase down nuances of meaning till I have no idea what language I’m using. Suddenly Genre, Vol. 44, No. 3 Fall 2011 DOI 10.1215/00166928...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
.../onthesquare/?p=508. GENRE xl - FALL/WINTER 2007 - 77-99 COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNI- VERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED 78 GENRE story of flawed and fallible people, united across the generations by grand and enduring ideals." Presumably the great phrase "flawed...