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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
... organizations respond to crises with material relief, while advocacy organizations attempt to raise awareness about these crises to mobilize support for relief efforts. Operational organizations are depicted throughout the genre as mostly incapable of providing meaningful help to communities affected by war...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... against this background, arguing that the novel explicitly teases its readership through a canny awareness of the exploitative sexual possibilities represented by the Oxford novel tradition and the popular press. Finally, it argues that these characteristics mean that we should resituate Gaudy Night...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of a constant dynamic, a continuity of expanding knowledge. They raise the awareness that delineation is necessarily based on omission, considering that the potentially infinite connec- tions undermine the notion of confinement. Jed Rasula and Hillary Clark have separately developed the point...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
... psychological and cognitive studies of attention, and frequently emphasizes the historical inflections of attention in modernity, these are secondary to a theory of poetry (or even the aesthetic) as allowing heightened and ethically valuable phenomenological awareness. The method of the project lies in intense...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... 2, episode 6)3 It becomes clear that the women who were murdered in the shipping container were headed for precisely this life of sex slavery, and the audience is made aware of a small corner of the global injustice of human trafficking. Critics, both popular and scholarly, have...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 283–307.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: 291). The multiplication of particular examples, whereby the moral tale or didactic fable situates philosophic, scientific and political observation in every- day contexts, contributes to the increasing awareness of linguistic and cultural differences. These divergences include not only those...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: The Early Version ofThe Plumed Serpent by D. H. Lawrence . Edited by Martz Louis L. . Redding Ridge, CT : Black Swan Books . Leavis F. R. Thompson Denys . (1933) 1959 . Culture and Environment: The Training of Critical Awareness . London : Chatto and Windus . Lehan Richard...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., echoing a point made on the first page of the book, “Again, it will not be necessary to dissent from the larger aims of the progressive social agenda (far from it) in order to raise a question at the level of theoretical assumptions about the relation between the literary curriculum and ‘representation...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
...). Consequently, they raise a number of crucial questions that are pertinent to the problems I have touched on—questions that are intensified when the books' settings and action are taken into account. Indeed, in March Violets the detective, Bernie Gunther, must do part of his investigation under- cover...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
... for “the poet in T. J. Clark,” finds that the repressed returns less anxiously in the poetry of Frank O’Hara: aware of him- self as among the losers in the modernist struggle between painting and poetry, O’Hara willfully assumes the “ludicrousness” of the petty- bourgeois remnant of the once- aristocratic...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of trauma in Komunyakaa's life and verse, I have endeavored to maintain an awareness of such "crucial historical distinctions" (xi) by demonstrating how his poetics of trauma is inextricable from the par- ticular cultural histories of Vietnam and the Jim Crow South. 8 This definition of trauma...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... be able to manage only one thing at a time, but the very slowness of his actions — a line for each — suggests heightened deliberation and invites closer attention on the reader’s part to the metaphorical suggestiveness of each act. The speaker’s acute awareness of his situation is evident in his...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
... attempts to raise such questions without fixing them in closure-­focused narratives. For example, in the first section we move from a subsection titled “10:12 pm,” where Liv is clearly the “I who speaks” — “I am too aware of other ways” — to the following section, “Another Frame of Mind,” where Liv...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... like My Favorite Thing Is Monsters create a space where the comfort of closure is traded for “the challenge of interstitial thinking” constraining “us to stay in the spaces between” (110). We read My Favorite Thing Is Monsters with a profound awareness of the surface, an awareness that only grows...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... this image of suburban isolation and detachment. Where Oates’s metafiction raises suspicions about narratives (including her own narrator’s) that represent the suburbs as detached, another kind of subversion occurs through the allusions, which signal the pos- sibility of writing suburban...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of their autobiogra- phies. Aware of the constructed nature of self and identity, these musicians self- consciously manipulate the tensions between what can be portrayed in a static text and what can only be evoked through writing. The extra-textuality of identity underscored in jazz autobiography raises...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
...; their comedic elements actually bolster the plausibility of the world because they signal her narrative self-awareness. Heidi Pennington ( 2018 : 13 – 14) argues that the “overt fictionality” of the fictional autobiography—such as the explicit references to the act of composing while telling—exposes...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 123–147.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Roberts Joanne . London : Continuum , 2002 . 43 - 60 Armstrong Kate . “ Data and Narrative: Location Aware Fiction ,” trAce Online Writing Centre ( October 2003 ). < http://tracearchive.ntu.ac.uk/Opinion/index.cfm?article=83 > . Augé Marc . Non-Places: An Introduction...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., Trilling claims, the difficulty of accepting Tertan’s insanity stems from “our modern anxiety at confronting a painful fate which cannot be accounted for in moral terms and which cannot be said to result from some fault of society” (165). Aware that these readers have developed this habit from...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Friedman), antihe- gemony (Raffaella Baccolini), modernism (Scanlon), repressed queer sexuality (Susan McCabe), encounter with thingness in excess of cultural codes (Mor- ris), racial politics (Rebecca Walsh), and mystical experiences and awareness (Jane Augustine, Friedman, Hollenberg). Some...