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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 331–357.
Published: 01 December 2016
... considerably beleaguered persistence as a poet of radical left-wing politics. Thus the idea of a “career trajectory” in effect too rigidly tries to organize what for Rich has become a melancholic commitment to a conception of poetic practice that has endured temporal dislocations while sustaining an engagement...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
...-­interest and of a generic tradition of beatus ille (“happy the man”) poetic images associated with narratives of ethical retirement. Building dialectically on this mobile ethical practice, Volume the Last aligns a commit- ment to ethical behavior with a Joban submission to the relentless demands...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of Milton's Paradise Regained and of Anna Barbauld's poetic commitment to cheerfulness and to her present body against gloomy religion (17). Spiritualists, for their part, fearlessly glimpse newness in the postmortem mystery and generate a poetics of anticipatory excitement, even if it is a willing fantasy...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 259–263.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a transnational poetics already steeped in Asian aesthetic influence. In thus restoring Mirikitani's poetic and coalitional commitments to the origins of the movement, Yu presents a revisionist genealogy that demonstrates “that Asian American politics cannot always be correlated with cultural nationalism” (44...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 229–240.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Mike Chasar, Poetry Unbound: Poems and New Media from the Magic Lantern to Instagram, New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. Early in her groundbreaking study of left-wing radical...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 167–171.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... But it remains less clear that Locke would have regarded that heritage as poetic, in terms of the mimetic particularity that Harrison frames as constitutive of poetry. If his philosophical commitments rendered him uncomfortable with the “conceptual leap” (244) of fictional creation, might we discern...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 211–215.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of psychoanalysis and of an experimental psychology that privileged physiology, the two modes of psychology that emerge partly from Charcot's studies of hysteria in the 1870s and 1880s (22-24), and it is here, rather than with the advent of film, that McCabe's story about what shapes modernist poetic...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at Dwight College, a small midwestern school. Howe begins the story torn between his poetic commitments and his desire to belong to the college community. These competing values are tested through his interactions with two students, Ferdinand Tertan and Teddy Blackburn, each difficult in his own way...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... modernism.” Bowen's spatial aesthetic in turn insists on a related spatial interpretative practice, which is consistent with theoretical developments in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s that consider how space and time cooperate in the configuration of narrative. Her poetics destabilizes time and linear plot...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... : Faber , 1989 Stewart Susan . Poetry and the Fate of the Senses . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2002 Vincent John . “ Reports of Looting and Insane Buggery Behind Altars: John Ashbery’s Queer Poetics .” Twentieth-Century Literature 44 : 2 ( Summer 1998 ), 155 - 75...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
... instead of drug rehabilitation facilities. Poetic solidarity does not stop with the figure of the Vietnam War veteran. Commitment to poor people is evident throughout the entire textual cycle, although certain works demonstrate this attitude more overtly. Such is the case with "I am with Those...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
...' and the Poetics of Virginity," Representations 28 (1989): 114-15. 6For Jill Mann's argument from typology that "the event that unites human experience with the divine," see Geoffrey Chaucer (London: Harvester, 1991): 144. See also Richard Hoffman, "Jepthah's Daughter and Chaucer's Virginia," Chaucer...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 1943 Blitz documentary Fires Were Started as for anything he committed to paper. Something seems rather amiss here, par- ticularly bearing in mind that (to invoke several prominent names from the anthol- ogy) China Miéville, Ramsey Campbell, Clive Barker, Stephen King, Algernon Blackwood, and M...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 June 2006
... . Complete Poetry and Collected Prose . New York : The Library of America , 1982 . JAMES SCHUYLER'S PASTORAL POETICS D ON ADAMS, FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY "It is not experience which is experienced, but nature." John Dewey "It is all so natural, this artifice...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the serial novel for several reasons. First, I will demonstrate that what some call Potter 's incoherence is evidence of Melville's lost faith in narrative; second, Potter is about war and politics, as is the poetry; and third, I will show that it was not until Melville faced the Civil War in a poetic form...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to be “really understood”; the early essay, which I revisit in its published form and through notes and drafts, makes an argument about difficult writing itself: that it can demand not just intellectual but affective response. Ashbery calls attention to a poetics of intimacy in Stanzas and reads its grand...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: “Within the time of the dialectic, confronted by the need to establish distinctions in the chaos of memory, both of them refuse the logical solution and idealist foundation of science” (ibid His commitment to poetic creation and ethical practice over logical closure leads Leopardi to attack...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Plays 1909 – 1950 . New York : Harcourt, Brace and World . Fox John . 1997 . Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making . New York : Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam . Hawkins Anne Hunsaker . 1993 . Reconstructing Illness . West Lafayette, IN : Purdue University Press . Lau...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., the world of Russian society” and how crucially Pushkin's masterwork affected its contemporaries. No matter how laconic Pushkin's poetic diction may be, the reader perceives the text-world as fundamentally complete. In Marie-Laure Ryan's ( 2019 : 75) storyworld theory, this default setting of literary...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
...), requires of DuPlessis a vigilant ethics of debris, a poetics of documentation, and an unwavering lifelong commitment to theorizing her own poetry, to understanding, exploring, and (re)activating the immense nexus of interconnected nodes constellating that life's work—questioning those texts, challenging...