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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Adam Grener This essay examines the pervasive language of chance in Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn (1869) and argues that the novel's competing models of probability reveal tensions in the bildungsroman form. Although Phineas's advancement has been read as demonstrating Trollope's investment...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Thomas Hardy novel repetition logic probability genre conventions Works Cited Bassett Troy J. 2016 . At the Circulating Library: A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901 . Victorian Research Web . www.victorianresearch.org/atcl . Bayley John . 1978 . An Essay on Hardy...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and ignited rancorous debate over the human, material, and environmental costs of the East Indian trade. Without superfluxes of maritime and mercantile labor and vigorous management of public relations in England, the cash-poor EIC probably would not have survived its first generation. © 2015 by University...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2017
...” in several of the contributions to this special issue and suggests that this work might be expanded by connecting the contributors' accounts of belief and narrative in the Victorian era to the long, complex history of Bayesian approaches to probability. Mitchell illuminates the second strategy by expanding...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Simon . (1985) 2011 . Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Citations refer to the 2011 edition . Shapiro Barbara J. 1991 . “Beyond Reasonable Doubt” and “Probable Cause”: Historical Perspectives...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . Soul and Form . Cambridge : MIT Press , 1974 . Musil Robert . The Man Without Qualities . New York : Alfred A. Knopf , 1995 . Newsom Robert A Likely Story: Probability and Play in Fiction . New Brunswick : Rutgers UP , 1988 . Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. 1989...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
... they see are so severely punish d, in the Persons of others. If recent literary scholars have found this traditional account unsatisfying (e.g., Griffin 1994: 38 39; Greenberg 2019: 16), it is probably because it is not true: a cursory review of the history of satire indicates that satirists do...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 189–197.
Published: 01 July 2020
... or she will probably not conclude that the NYPD are, as far as black residents of New York are concerned, a tool of oppression, analogous to an occupying army. The detective s framework is unlikely to be able to accommo- date a left- radical interpretation of any given botched interrogation or wrongful...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
... themevents ) are separated by dilated periods of relative stasis (Eldridge and Gould 1972). Rather than imagining biological stability between hinge events, Eliot presents a picture of how such an event can build to inevitability over time, moving from possible to probable to necessary...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 247–256.
Published: 01 September 2000
... whether he had a particular text of Barthes' in mind. Would it be S/Z, which is probably the richest of his texts, though more widely dipped into than read cover to cover? Or perhaps that slim declaration of a hedonistic poststructuralism, Le Plaisir du textel This certainly has its attrac- tions...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 143–170.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Literary tricksters include Odysseus, Falstaff, and Felix Krull. Tricksters also abound in popular culture, Bugs Bunny probably being the most famous example. Tricksters operate by guile: they use tricks rather than strength to get their aims. But they not only play tricks; they are also...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 July 2023
... Beauvoir thought they were doing with the free indirect discourse they said they learned from Dos Passos, for instance, it is probably not what Austen was doing, nor Flaubert. The entailments are different. NDiaye's practice might look to some eyes like Flaubert's, but how would anyone know...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 211–230.
Published: 01 September 2005
... as a reservoir of narcissistic supply to the colossus. Appropriately (in light of the events of 9/11, certainly, and probably before that) it is to the World Trade Center that Michel de Certeau pointed when he wanted to describe the ideological imposition that such a gaze exerts over the inhabitants...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in rebutting the reductivist program. Today the academic field in which the reductivist sentiment has the strongest standing is probably molecular biology. Hence it is hardly an accident that, in the key second chapter of the book, Schleifer picks the renowned biologist E. O. Wilson to serve...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
...) to Gosta Esping-­ Anderson (2011), are making the same point, as this is now happening in some European countries with an enlargement of the market sector of services. Starting in the mid-­eighties there was a macroscopic restructuring of repro- ductive labor at the global level. It was probably...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 211–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as the "Arnolfini Wedding". Their discovery that the famous pregnancy was most probably a phantom—an illusion created by the style and carriage of the dress— has not prevented further theorising on the painting, nor has it exhausted its enigmas. If Blow Job's interest evaporates just because the 'truth...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 215–219.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as the "Arnolfini Wedding". Their discovery that the famous pregnancy was most probably a phantom—an illusion created by the style and carriage of the dress— has not prevented further theorising on the painting, nor has it exhausted its enigmas. If Blow Job's interest evaporates just because the 'truth...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
... always interesting, and sometimes informative or bizarre enough to give a reader a moment's pause. (Dylan threw up on John Lennon, for instance, and Joan Baez was self-conscious about her small breast size.) But, despite Hajdu's 25 years of research, probably much of what this book has to tell...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 349–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and sometimes informative or bizarre enough to give a reader a moment's pause. (Dylan threw up on John Lennon, for instance, and Joan Baez was self-conscious about her small breast size.) But, despite Hajdu's 25 years of research, probably much of what this book has to tell is known already to serious...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 354–361.
Published: 01 September 2001
... informative or bizarre enough to give a reader a moment's pause. (Dylan threw up on John Lennon, for instance, and Joan Baez was self-conscious about her small breast size.) But, despite Hajdu's 25 years of research, probably much of what this book has to tell is known already to serious devotees...