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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Katharine Slater Little House on the Prairie participates in a nationalist project by reframing the pioneer local as coveted and critical to the construction of US empire. Writing in the tradition of Great Plains regional literature, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane ground this novel's...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... parents, [she made] for the first time a connection between the far-­off images and her real life” (81). Finally, Frenesi’s daughter, Prairie, grows up in a landscape completely shaped by the Tube. Her father, Zoyd Wheeler, performs humiliating stunts on television once a year due to a condition...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Reconsidered . Ed. Kiely Robert . Cambridge : Harvard U P , 1983 . Rosowski Susan J. Slote Bernice . “Willa Cather's 1916 Mesa Verde Essay: The Genesis of The Professor's House.” Prairie Schooner 58 . 4 ( 1984 ): 81 - 92 . Sapir Edward . The Selected Writings of Edward...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 171–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... .” McGhee and Chapman 59 - 90 . “ South Dakota Prairie Pasque Award .” 2005 . Literature Resources Online LLC . 4 May 2005 . < http://www.literatureplace.com/awards/award_title.asp?AwardTitleID=56 > . Spector Cecile C. “ Children’s Comprehension of Idioms in the Context of Humor...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Willa Cather, James Merrill, and Elizabeth Bishop. Forster's Italy, Cather's west- ern prairie, Merrill's Sandover, and Bishop's Brazil are all privileged spaces to which one withdraws in memory and imagination, and which serve to upbraid the modern world at large for its self-serving notion...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... also effaces Indigenous relations to the land. Described as “emptiness . . . unbroken to the horizon” (Cheney 1981 : 1), Cheney's prairie is not so different than the “disgusting desert” of LCA 's old lady's world, warded off by “a meager adobe wall and a thin, single-leaf aluminum door...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in ecological writing to liminal or transitional spaces wherein different ecosystems (for example, sea and shore, forest and prairie, country and city, and so on) converge. 4 GENRE representation can thus help us to appreciate the roles language and culture play in our...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
... To understand how modernism uses this highly aestheticized image of human nature, we must consider how Hemingway's representation of the Masai diverges from Cather's Nebraskans. Her description represents the landscape as possessing human attributes - the prairie makes "a soft, deep sigh of happiness...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and an alien future, one that will have no place for the likes of him (Cooper [1823] 1985: 409). This image, to which Cooper subsequently returned in The Last of the Mohicans ([1826] 1985) and The Prairie (1827), proved to be one of his most lasting legacies. The tragic figure of Mohegan, who haunts Judge...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., in the Little House on the Prairie series, Laura Ingalls Wilder “writes as if there were no other people for miles around, . . . the fact that they probably didn't see Indians as neighbors” (542). The mother also stresses that “it's not very neighborly” of companies like DuPont to poison the environment (929...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
... as a transcendental pastoral ideal, as in “The Prairie” of Moby-­Dick, and the dark night of the soul containing unspeakable horrors, as in the gothic tints of Washington Irving and the living nightmares of Edgar Allan Poe. “Nineteenth-­century American romantic representation of the West,” in Lawrence...