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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... We Have Nothing encyclopedic. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 comparative literature music and literature encyclopedic novel readerly immersion polyphonic narrative “Novels are long,” Franco Moretti ( 2013 : 165) reminds us, because they comprise series of adventures...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... them with a narrative developed through minutely detailed, “quasi- photographic” descriptions (Ashbery 2004, 39): hence the odd mix in his works of fantastical events and machines (such as the mosaic- making Pavior’s Beetle) described in MIXED FEELINGS...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
... themselves ensnared between their wills and their fates, and the limited choices of women represent a muted but authentic version of tragedy. In Eliot's work the seemingly narrow narratives of individual lives—a point frequently offered as evidence for the nontragic nature of Eliot's novels—prove to have...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 283–307.
Published: 01 June 2002
... insists, like Jean-Jacques Rousseau, on adjusting instruction in practical reason to the student's capacity and knowledge.3 Central to this adjust- ment are narratives based on "particular examples," without which "the most obvious tasks are not brought home to our business" (Practical Education 1...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of narratives, usually in the third person. Catholic congrega- tions of the time and indeed up to 1965 were supposed to listen while a priest or a choir said or sang the Psalms in Latin; and the choir often sang them in polyphonic settings which were beautiful but complex and therefore obfusca- tory...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... style. However, L. Michael O’Toole (1982, 40) asserts convincingly that both the novel and the short story are “essentially ‘dialogic’ in character”: “Bakhtin’s term is relevant not only to the ‘polyphonic’ novels of Dostoevsky . . . but to all narrative genres which presuppose, and to some extent...