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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and not least, its social concerns about economic inequality and corruption among the powerful. At the same time, Kim’s novel subtly reconfigures her hard-boiled sleuth as well as adapts the genre to a contemporary racial context. In this revision, both the institutional and personal practices of racism...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 433–460.
Published: 01 September 2004
... might not "believe that any good can come out of' the work of a black writer. Racism, in other words, could disrupt the potential for an empathetic connection between writer and reader or character and reader. Yet Latimer argues, in a passage that is clearly endorsed by the narrative...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of political struggle, however, requires a further step that isolates the prison itself as a “key weapon in the state’s fight to preserve the existing conditions of class domination, racism and poverty” (Davis 1971).13 According to the analysis of Soledad Brother...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 145–147.
Published: 01 December 2006
... exclusion is not reducible to a priori racism; rather, anti-Asian racism articu- lates the tensions between nostalgic nativist ideologies and the consolidation of corporate culture at the turn of the century. Contrary to approaches that read the portrayal of early Asian immigrants for authenticity, Lye...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 245–259.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... THE SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS 253 African American heroism. Its optimism, signaled by its up-tempo beat, reflects what he sees as the nation's spirit of democracy, a spirit that transcends even such formidable obstacles as segregation and racism.3 Murray's approach...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 231–253.
Published: 01 July 2016
... engaged with the class hatred, racism, and anti-­Semitism expressed by Old Weird writers, notably H. P. Lovecraft, and the ways these views fuel the horrors and anxieties of weird fic- tion (Miéville 2005b, xviii – xxiv). Reactionary writers of the Old Weird often treated the weird as an object...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 407–428.
Published: 01 September 2002
... structured in dominance." In fact, Stuart Hall's oft-quoted reference to the his- torical role of racism in the emergence of modern social formations resonates deeply with the arguments of many imprisoned political intellectuals. Hall, reflecting on the specificity of racist ideologies...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... are most in jeopardy, where violence seems "always in ascendance" (232), the region should not be allowed to symbolically contain all elements of white American racism. Kreyling demonstrates that the South's particular status as a disunified site of explosive social trauma gives southern culture its...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 103–109.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of race and racism in the United States while also performing those realities. To suture racism to child- hood erases the realities of racial violence and oppression by subsuming them beneath the apparent banality of childhood innocence. Bernstein intervenes in the fields of performance, childhood...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2006
... mystique; she, too, like Buck and Wong, found empowerment through the careful balancing act of projecting and unraveling the China mystique. For instance, despite her celebrity in America as the symbol of the "new" China, Soong was openly critical of American racism towards the Chinese and success...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
... appropriate to the novelty itself. From this point of view, every reactive disposition is the contemporary of the present to which it reacts.” Lovecraft produces what Badiou calls a “reactionary novelty” (54). This materialist horror is certainly heavily implicated in Lovecraft’s racism. The “material...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and during Coleman's three concerts at La Villette, a museum and performing arts complex north of Paris that houses, among other things, the world-renowned Paris Conservatory. Here Derrida interviews Cole- man about his views on composition, improvisation, language and racism. Per- haps the most...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of “yellow peril octopus” of cartoons of the 1880s and after — Cthulhu, though, while clearly inextricable from that kind of racism, isn’t, I think, reducible to it. It is also the creature of the non-­Euclidian geometry that articulates a catastrophe of all certainties so total that it extends...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2004
... for black musicians is to re-appropriate their music and pub- lish it themselves. But the pervasiveness of white racism constantly threatens their production and their ability to reap the benefits of this innovative form.8 As Ruotolo argues, Johnson (through his narrator) critiques "an American...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 429–447.
Published: 01 September 2002
... In her essay, "Racialized Punishment and Prison Abolition," Angela Davis suggests that if we are to understand the ways that the U.S. prison system "incor- porated, sustained, and transformed" pre-existing structures and ideologies of racism borrowed from slavery, then we need to move beyond...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and institutional, that exert power over individuals and their groups,” then there are indisputably women and people of color who have used narrative ambitiously, particularly in their attempts to comprehend, represent, and critique racism, sexism, and colonialism—systems that both engender the capitalist...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of the Nazi cause; only the opposition of Roosevelt, and eventually the Catholic Church itself, silenced him. These are obvious stumbling blocks for any “progressive” history of populism, and both agrarian and labor populism were in general hamstrung by the same racism that permeated American society...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... . Manchester : Manchester University Press . Porter Dennis . 1981 . Art and Ideology in Detective Fiction . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Pred Allen . 2000 . Even in Sweden: Racisms, Racialized Spaces, and the Popular Geographic Imagination . Berkeley : University...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 339–351.
Published: 01 September 2000
... eyes poignantly to US racism in its many facets, especially the essays by Hoyt W. Fuller, Jr. and Mulana Karanga on the nationalist idea of, and social realities prompting, a black aes- thetic. Later I would come upon Ngugi wa Thiong'o et al.'s "On the Abolition of the English Department...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 127–140.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2005 , 3 - 29 . Yanagisako Sylvia . `` Rethinking the Centrality of Racism in Asian American History .'' In Kurashige Lon Murray Alice Yang , eds. Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays . Boston : Houghton Mifflin...