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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Siân E. White This article explores how Elizabeth Bowen's novel The Last September relies on a spatial aesthetic to convey interpersonal and political tensions, corresponding with the novelistic trend toward greater historical and political engagement that recent scholars have deemed “late...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
... expectations, with a particular interest in revising their affective dimensions, the article exposes Vargas’s approach to political engagement, one that derives from the emotional work undocumented migrants undertake to narrate themselves into hostile and vitriolic discourses of belonging. undocumented...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Michael Martel This article examines Edwardian “radioactive fiction”—narratives about radium’s transformative political implications—to demonstrate how radioactivity shaped narrative form and English politics between 1898 and 1914. Recent scholarship on this period’s literary engagements...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Margaret E. Johnson This article argues that the American series Queer as Folk (2000–2005) uses a combination of melodrama and realism to engage the viewer both emotionally and logically in the consideration of current issues significant to the gay community, in particular HIV/AIDS, gay parenting...
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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 (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., history, and cultural studies.2 While these studies capture the political contours of the realignment, none of them have inves- tigated the passage from the Old to the New Left through the prism of genre. How is the novel form engaged in narrating what Marianne DeKoven (2004: 18) calls...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Anna Bogen Critics of Dorothy L. Sayers's novel Gaudy Night have mostly read the text's idiosyncrasies positively in terms of both literary quality and feminist politics, often regarding it as heralding the partial breakthrough of its author into the ranks of more serious literary fiction...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... admittedly important stages has almost completely obscured the rest of Negri’s long, varied, and fascinating development as a thinker engaged with politics, ethics, and ontology. Perhaps the most impor- tant aspect of his work that has been so obscured is the radical shift in his criti- cal perspective...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... in this postcolonial, postnational, and globalized world, a potent concept for both political and cultural engagement, all arguments to the contrary acknowledged.16 Certainly Melville and most of his contemporaries saw the literary domain as a handmaiden to the nation-­state. But the first Melville revival...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of an exemplary life. What these texts offer political tourists are narratives of transformation of the self accomplished through travel, the crossing of borders, encounters with the Other, as well as, eventually, political engagement in places away from "home." The Motorcycle Diaries opens...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2001
... is that the "emergent collectivism" will assume a form not through a "New Deal imagination" shaped by the need for a "contingency-free community," but through political engagement and negotiation that may, after taking a risk, fail to achieve its ends...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2001
... is that the "emergent collectivism" will assume a form not through a "New Deal imagination" shaped by the need for a "contingency-free community," but through political engagement and negotiation that may, after taking a risk, fail to achieve its ends...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2001
... is that the "emergent collectivism" will assume a form not through a "New Deal imagination" shaped by the need for a "contingency-free community," but through political engagement and negotiation that may, after taking a risk, fail to achieve its ends...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of contemporary resis- tance movements in terms of immaterial labor in an information economy. In fact Empire makes many direct and provocative assertions about the present state and future prospects of criticism, inasmuch as certain forms of criticism themselves lay claim to political engagement...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of contemporary resis- tance movements in terms of immaterial labor in an information economy. In fact Empire makes many direct and provocative assertions about the present state and future prospects of criticism, inasmuch as certain forms of criticism themselves lay claim to political engagement...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of contemporary resis- tance movements in terms of immaterial labor in an information economy. In fact Empire makes many direct and provocative assertions about the present state and future prospects of criticism, inasmuch as certain forms of criticism themselves lay claim to political engagement...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of contemporary resis- tance movements in terms of immaterial labor in an information economy. In fact Empire makes many direct and provocative assertions about the present state and future prospects of criticism, inasmuch as certain forms of criticism themselves lay claim to political engagement...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 239–240.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of contemporary resis- tance movements in terms of immaterial labor in an information economy. In fact Empire makes many direct and provocative assertions about the present state and future prospects of criticism, inasmuch as certain forms of criticism themselves lay claim to political engagement...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... said by several African authors that African literature can only be politically engaged literature. I was wondering what you think about that — do you think it’s true?” Mabanckou’s response is somewhat cagey; he explains that “each time an African is writing, usually people think or want them...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 393–405.
Published: 01 September 2002
... demonstrates a deep personal and political engagement with the landscape of the prison. Bruno's essay provides a biographical sketch of Baca, discusses the development of the prison system in relation to minority inmates—particularly Chicano male prisoners, and offers detailed readings of Baca's poems...