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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . Ormond Richard . John Singer Sargent: Paintings Drawings Watercolors . New York : Harper , 1970 . Panofsky Erwin . Perspective as Symbolic Form . Trans. Wood Christopher S. . New York : Zone , 1991 . Perry Commodore M. C. Narrative of the Expedition of an American...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2008
... moments. Events and moments of awareness frequently emerge in mirroring forms, in inversions, Morrison’s use of black music as a model in her writing implies that the act of listening is impor- tant in her writing both from the thematic perspective as well as from the perspective of the reader’s...
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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 (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Michael Hanne Claims for the fundamental role of narrative and of metaphor as cognitive instruments have been taken up by scholars in a wide range of disciplines, but with little communication between the champions of the two perspectives. In the medical context, the narrative medicine movement has...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...–present), which critiques the Old Weird's reactionary politics by adopting a radically affirmative perspective on the body and the alien. During the New Weird period, philosophy and critical theory are also infected with weird elements of nihilism and radical antihumanism, as in the speculative realist...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and style: from narcissism, emotional exile, and thwarted confession to compassionate love and consolatory elegy, from what Edward W. Said called “late style” to its antithesis, “timeliness.” Closely reading each text's presentation of perspective and closure and elements of the film's style, including mise...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., divinities, and individuals who are also multiplicities. It thus calls for different interpretative strategies than those usual in literary criticism: to read it primarily as symbolic communication is to lose perspective on the structures of thought and language that it grapples with. The article describes...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Maurizio Ascari Does Franco Moretti's notion of “distant reading” really provide a liberating and democratic approach to literature, as it promises? Far from opening new perspectives, distant reading may actually blunt our critical faculties, inviting us to inadvertently adopt biased views...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... exploration as a pretext for military action and adventure, Stargate SG-1 raises troubling questions about the long history of archaeological and military collaboration in the region and, moreover, archaeology's role in the political and cultural tensions in Iraq today. SG-1 offers a symbolic perspective...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Roberto del Valle Alcalá Alan Sillitoe's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner” offer a fresh perspective on the endurance of class antagonisms in the Britain of the 1950s. These texts' radical import rests on their rejection of consensual discourses...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Timothy Davies This article explores the “private trade” network of British East India Company merchants in one segment of the eighteenth-century Indian Ocean world, foregrounding a new perspective on this element of European commerce in early modern Asia. Much recent work on this topic emphasizes...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Su Fang Ng This article considers European cross-cultural exchanges with Islamic Southeast Asia from the perspective of language. Earlier assumptions of the superiority of European languages over non-European ones are unwarranted. In the early modern period English was a peripheral language...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ivan Delazari This article explores the “encyclopedic” properties of Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016), seeking to define the novel as inherently comparative —that is, providing, in Edward Said's words, “a comparative or, better, a contrapuntal perspective” on the world...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
... pages and reconstructs their semiautonomous subplots as they unfold in a world characterized by animal cruelty, species extinction, and industrial labor. By forcing us to consider the perspectives of creatures like Jim, Mishipeshu, Audrey, and Gracia, Ellmann's narrative reminds us that the climate...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 123–147.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Perspective, Flight and the International Space Station .” Hz #8 ( 2006 ). < http://www.fylkingen.se/hz/n8/hight.html > . Hight Jeremy Knowlton Jeff Spellman Naomi . 34 North by 118 West: An Interactive Site Specific Narrative . < http://www.xcp.bfn.org/hight.html...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 September 2011
...: A Perspective on Problem-Setting in Social Policy.” In Metaphor and Thought , edited by Ortony Andrew . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Taylor Janelle . 2005 . “Surfacing the Body Interior.” Annual Review of Anthropology 34 : 741 – 56 . White Hayden . 1999...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to genre and its social functions. Our outlook promotes historical perspectives on genre, including efforts to evaluate the merits of previous approaches to genre and compare them with those of more recent formulations. Finally, it highlights...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 To write about conflicts such as those in Palestine, Kashmir, or the Sudan is a vital, essential political act. Such projects carry with them, rightly or wrongly, immense responsibility and weight, because the perspective...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: Between India and Pakistan, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 To write about conflicts such as those in Palestine, Kashmir, or the Sudan is a vital, essential political act. Such projects carry with them, rightly or wrongly, immense responsibility and weight, because the perspective a writer...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
...," "Help Me Find My Spaceman Lover," and "JFK Secretly Attends Jackie Auction." In the present essay I explore the use of the tabloid as a generative device for But- ler's book. Butler's stories offer an intriguing perspective on one writer's use of popular culture materials and reflect the broader...