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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 161–165.
Published: 01 July 2022
... case studies, it is also arrestingly timely. In the chapter on “Milton's Storehouses,” Kadue offers a particularly revelatory corrective to Stanley Fish's reading of the passage in Areopagitica describing books preserved “as in a vial” as relics. Kadue points out that we might instead see...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... both to construct new models of female subjectivity based on rationality and fiscal discipline and to preserve existing racial, ethnic, and class taxonomies. Rather than simply exploring the effects of an increasingly technoscientific culture on literary formations, the author shows how these writers...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 105–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Accordingly, in simulation the question becomes how multiple meanings are produced from such a structure, and what works are possible given its rule set (a question of algorithm and code not representation). A simulation is thus able to claim a power that exceeds narrative, for it preserves not just one...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., a place where history itself is housed, where the past is accommo- dated. The archive, thus, is intimately conjoined with cultural memory, with its preservation, perhaps even with its supplementation.2 Certainly Saramago fig- 'Jose Saramago's All the Names (1997) is the second novel...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2009
... both preserves and radically transforms the material being adapted. While an adapta- tion potentially brings texts from the past into the present or exhibits them to a new audience through a change in medium, an adaptation also effects a partial destruction—albeit often a creative...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 189–210.
Published: 01 March 2003
... is less visible, and therefore the sense of dia- logue with the original material is diminished. Dubbing obviously erases the original, Japanese sounds; echoes are left in the names (if they are preserved), and in social customs and references that are not American. However, because anyone...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of the signifier. In its non-mimetic, pre-figural materiality, language is non-referential, neither originating from nor aiming toward a human subject. The suppression of the materiality of language is thus the preservation of the (fiction of) the human, the attempt to preserve the centrality of the human...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 2000
...-mimetic, pre-signifying materiality of the signifier. In its non-mimetic, pre-figural materiality, language is non-referential, neither originating from nor aiming toward a human subject. The suppression of the materiality of language is thus the preservation of the (fiction of) the human...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
...-figural materiality, language is non-referential, neither originating from nor aiming toward a human subject. The suppression of the materiality of language is thus the preservation of the (fiction of) the human, the attempt to preserve the centrality of the human as the source and object...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 2000
...-figural materiality, language is non-referential, neither originating from nor aiming toward a human subject. The suppression of the materiality of language is thus the preservation of the (fiction of) the human, the attempt to preserve the centrality of the human as the source and object...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 337–352.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., because the working day would then exchange for its own product, so that capital could not valorize itself and hence could not maintain itself as capital. The self-preservation of capital is its self-valorization. If capital also had to work...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 145–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the balanced organization of an edifice from bottom to top, and preserves it from the risk of shifting. Spinoza is a philosopher of power in two senses, objective and subjective, of the genitive: the power that he expresses simultaneously gives form and content to his thought and grounds their adequacy...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- tions, otherwise they might be lost due to the modernization and rationaliza- tion of ritual tradition.5 Thus Ivanov and the other religious modernists, from Andrei Bely to Pavel Flo- rensky, preached the preservation of traditional religious ritual by means of its radical aestheticization...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and self-respect. It is Nietzche, highly prized behind the wall, who gives these survival artists their ambiguous shibboleth: What does not kill us makes us stronger. Plots of countless prison stories take form around the ambiguity; in some, the toughening disciplines preserve, in others, it kills...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to the Lover's campaign to win the Rose in the Roman de la Rose. Through this affilia- tion with de Meun's poem, The Physician's Tale comes to suggest that Virginius's resolute preservation of his daughter's chastity is in tension with Nature's imper- ative to procreate. If the stark idealism of Virginius...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... proper died. No doubt, many books in this collection were content to simply change the behavior of the detective himself (making him drunk, erotic, crazed) while preserving the old structure: the surprise identification of an unexpected guilty party at the end of the book, when all the characters...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 March 2012
... (in other words, sleep with him) before her beauty fades and men no longer desire her. The poet has the power to immortalize her beauty by praising it in his poems. If the woman gives herself to him physically, he will repay her by writing poems that will preserve her...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of the beautiful soul in preservation of its ethical purity. Hermits in The Female American, Jonathan Wild, and (in a different manner) Robinson Crusoe allowed eighteenth-­century readers to imaginatively consider what radically individual exile would mean, how it would feel, and what difference it would...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Boling hypothesizes that the Hebrew, as preserved, was "per- haps originally the answer to the question put in LXX: 'And all who saw it said, "Such a thing as this has never happened — never been witnessed — from the time the Israelites came up from the land of Egypt till this day If we imag- ine...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 123–147.
Published: 01 September 2008
... time and the street as it is imagina- tively and immersively experienced with a head-mounted display. In the fantasy from Murray's Holodeck, this encounter takes the form of a kiss. There is some- thing powerful, though, about preserving an external perspective, a spectatorial position, vis-a-vis...