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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 89–93.
Published: 01 April 2024
... by University of Oklahoma 2024 As a professor of early American literature, I often find myself guiding students through some portion of Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous 1841 essay “Self-Reliance.” In my survey classes, Emerson comes after students have waded through the Puritans’ stringent sermons...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Lowell . Ed. Hamilton Saskia . New York : Farrar, Straus, andGiroux , 2005 . Lowell Robert . The Old Glory: Revised Edition . New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 1968 . Mariani Paul . Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell . New York : Norton , 1994 . Marx...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 165–171.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and Lovers and Santayana's The Last Puritan. 166 GENRE Jeffers differentiates his study from earlier influential books on the Bildung- sroman, such as Jerome Buckley's Season of Youth (1974) and Franco Moretti's The Way of the World (1987). As he notes in the Prologue...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... was reserved for the SECULARISM, SECULARIZATION, AND WHY THE DIFFER- ENCE MATTERS SECULARISM and SECULARIZATION 65 Puritanical dissenters of his day, from the rising and prosperous Presbyterians in Northern Ireland to the Whig Earl...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., inevitably tends to depict it as an isolated practice. Such kindred phenomena as the theater or polemical pamphleteering—Martin Marprelate, that unruly Puritan persona, makes a few cameos—which share at least a border with the literary field are alluded to but not analyzed. Fallon thus leaves open...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 173–178.
Published: 01 July 2022
... one goes the more expansive and intricate the possibilities become. One is reminded of J. Hillis Miller's reading of prosopopoeia in Nathaniel Hawthorne's “The Minister's Black Veil.” When the Puritan Reverend Mr. Hooper dons a black veil over his face with no explanation of its meaning, his...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and on Twitter. The jargon, the abstractions, the bad faith, the hypocritical elitism and insularity, the hyperbole, the puritanism, the unrelenting sanctimony and finger-pointing, have all made the academic Left a laughingstock among the electorates in the United States and the United Kingdom, electorates...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
... . 1995 . “Robert Frost.” In Selected Essays and Reviews , 151 – 57 . Port Townsend, WA : Copper Canyon . Cavitch Max . 2007 . American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Cowley Malcolm . 1944...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with esoteric allusions: “The Scarlet Letter’s quiet affiliation with [previous European] texts helps establish its story not as a Yankee either/or — not just as a Puritan tale or a fable of modern New England in Puri - tan drag — but as part and parcel of Eurodiasporic collective memory stretching 438...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 95–123.
Published: 01 March 2008
... construed as a conflict of possible worlds—specifically the seventeenth centu- ry's knowledge and obligation worlds, that rubbed nascent empiricism against Puritanism in its own time. The possible worlds of the Bunyan section may shed light on Stephen Dedalus's vulnerability, his intellectual struggle...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 47–79.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jason D. Solinger COPYRIGHT © 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 WORKS CITED Armstrong Nancy Tennenhouse Leonard . The Imaginary Puritan: Literature, Intellectual Labor, and the Origins of Personal Life . Berkeley : U of California P , 1992 . Barthes Roland...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 June 2002
... . London : Duckworth , 1975 . —. Utopian Planning and the Puritan Revolution: Gabriel Plattes, Samuel Hartlib, and Macaria . Oxford : Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine , 1979 . Wilson Catherine . The Invisible World: Early Modern Philosophy and the Invention of the Microscope...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Erica Jong and, most importantly, Jean Genet. In this way, Moraru argues, Acker is able to rework a nexus of power, politics and sexuality 'back into a narrative from which they were violent- ly expelled by Puritanism' (Rewriting 149). The overall effect of such a palimpsest of texts...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 176–178.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Erica Jong and, most importantly, Jean Genet. In this way, Moraru argues, Acker is able to rework a nexus of power, politics and sexuality 'back into a narrative from which they were violent- ly expelled by Puritanism' (Rewriting 149). The overall effect of such a palimpsest of texts...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by Puritanism' (Rewriting 149). The overall effect of such a palimpsest of texts is to indicate 'how intolerance and oppression carry over across times and take new shapes' (Rewriting 153). But Moraru recognises that Acker's deployment of so many different texts has another function, because Acker...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 March 2000
... . Baillie Trans. and ed. J.B. . NY : Harper , 1967 . Hill Christopher . Puritanism and Revolution: Studies in the Interpretation of the English Revolution in the 17th Century . London : Secker and Warburg , 1958 . Hoy David Couzens . “Introduction.” Foucault: A Critical Reader...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 25–53.
Published: 01 March 2002
... could hardly have escaped Prescott, whose immersion in the literary culture of Boston—the city set on a hill—placed him at the very center of Puritan consciousness. The same language that endorses the rationale for dispossessing the Canaanites also figured in the campaigns waged against Native...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 353–370.
Published: 01 December 2005
... continues. In fact, the myth of the American family may be more relevant to current political debates than the reality of American families (Coontz, May, Homeward). For example, many Americans are surprised to learn that contrary to com- mon assumptions, the Puritans did not condemn premarital...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 331–357.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., a sacred form of life. Rich attempts to recuperate the notion of this ideal into the image of the citizen poet, a witness who, although in many ways overburdened by what Burt (2012, 29) calls “puritanical alertness to the politics of everything,” continues to shoulder the burden that the singular...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
... transformation alone. As a result, the elegiac tem- per can be expressed only in a series of ironies which unravel like onion layers before our eyes. Even more blatant and obvious in its use of irony is Alan Dugan's "Elegy for a Puritan Conscience." It makes human sexuality disintegrate a contrast...