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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 107–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Donald E. Pramaggiore Maria . New York : New York U P , 1996 . REPRESENTING "A SORT OF COMPOSITE PERSON": AUTOBIOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY, AND COLLABORATIVE AUTHORSHIP IN H.D.'S PROSE AND SCRAPBOOK LARA VETTER, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND Though her reputation rests on her poetry, H.D...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Modalities and Generic Categorization .” Style 34.2 ( 2000 ): 274 - 292 . Frank Arthur W. “ Reclaiming an Orphan Genre: The First-person Narrative of Illness .” Literature and Medicine 13.1 ( 1994 ): 1 - 21 . Gilbert Sandra M. and Susan Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Katarzyna Bartoszyńska This essay argues for the power of free indirect discourse in the third‐person narrative perspective to serve as a collective voice, encompassing a diversity of perspectives, through a reading of two novels by Olga Tokarczuk, Bieguni ( Flights ) and Księgi Jakubowe ( Books...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 283–307.
Published: 01 December 2023
... sovereignty after decolonization. Bildung in post-SAP (Structural Adjustment Program) novels is contested because the development of a fully modern personality—rational, cosmopolitan, economically agentive, entrepreneurial, nonadversarial—privileged by modernization theory and global institutions symbolically...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on a larger constituency, one that always includes the patient. The author's first-person ovarian cancer narrative illustrates that not having the capacity to make metaphors for one's embodied experiences can affect the timing of diagnosis; the dearth of effective public metaphors for imagining some internal...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Amrita Sen While considering the many economic and personal relationships forged in the Indian Ocean during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the friendships and collaborations among European women and their counterparts in Mughal India often remain neglected. In reality these women traveled...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and not least, its social concerns about economic inequality and corruption among the powerful. At the same time, Kim’s novel subtly reconfigures her hard-boiled sleuth as well as adapts the genre to a contemporary racial context. In this revision, both the institutional and personal practices of racism...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., like absurdity, are mutually exclusive; or that a whole‐world view requires third‐person narrative omniscience. The analysis centers on Anna Burns's Milkman (2018), a novel set in Troubles‐era Northern Ireland that connects a young woman's experience with gendered and sexual power to the behavior...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... ambivalent rhetoric of avowal and disavowal. Nor have scholars yet charted the essay's unique evolution over a full decade's worth of drafts and revisions. Drawing on original archival research, this article reads “Tell It” as responding to two contexts that for Ellison were both achingly personal...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
... experiences with the health care and insurance systems). Narrative, in the form of a quest, is usually reserved to support medical research. The quest narrative has, for example, been a staple of both “personalized” and regenerative medicine. The quest narrative, paired with stories of dying patients, has had...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... representational goals in relation, rather than opposition, to personality. From “Impossible” Writing to a Poetics of Intimacy: John Ashbery’s Reading of Gertrude Stein EMILY SETINA, BAYLOR UNIVERSITY In the poetry world of July 1957, preserved in notes at the back of that month’s issue of Poetry...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Alisa Del Re This essay investigates the present reality of reproduction and the labor it requires. Labor of reproduction, encompassing not only childbearing and rearing but also more generally domestic labor and the care of dependent persons, is usually excluded from political and economic...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 137–144.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ed Emery This essay narrates the author's experiences as a militant translator and publisher of Italian Autonomist Marxism, including many works by Antonio Negri, from the seventies to the present. He describes his recent discussions with Negri, and his personal indignation at finding the results...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... travel writing drawn from postcolonial contexts: Caroline Alexander's One Dry Season (1990), Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild (1996), and Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia (1977). Highly intertextual and characterized by deep immersion in the discursive and personal space of the subject, footsteps travel writing...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... “out”—change how authors define their goals on both a personal and a political level? Is the goal to come out or to come in ? This article focuses on gender transition narratives published in the twenty-first century, demonstrating how the genre has changed by examining several texts, including...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 April 2016
... problems must be solved by personal relations, the escapism must be self-conscious, this self-conscious escapism must be muddled with an actual escape. But the sign of escapism by which it can be initially recognized is inescapability. The opposite of Utopian, escapism is Topian: what is escaped...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on Singapore's socioeconomic restructuring after the 1997 Asian financial crisis, the article argues that attention to genre provides a framework through which to understand how the internalizing of neoliberal values becomes a matter of personal fulfillment and self-improvement. Tan's novel dramatizes neoliberal...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
... between personal desire and social duty is reimagined to encompass a more quotidian type of tragic hero, and that in Eliot's reworking of tragedy, compromise is not its antithesis but its harbinger. The tragic figures of Armgart and Middlemarch , while distinct from classical models, nevertheless find...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to a knowledge of another person's character that is often termed “belief.” The author elaborates the complex role belief plays in British empiricist texts by John Locke and David Hume and in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century treatises on evidences directly influenced by empiricist philosophy, where one...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Phineas's individual development and the plot of social progress, but the novel's use of competing languages and models of probability to describe the movement of the two reveals an incommensurability of scale. While Phineas's personal choices draw on a model of probability that manages chance by focusing...