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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Katharine Slater Little House on the Prairie participates in a nationalist project by reframing the pioneer local as coveted and critical to the construction of US empire. Writing in the tradition of Great Plains regional literature, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane ground this novel's...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the genre as a backward-looking nostalgic form while also opening anew the question of regionalism’s complicated appeal for its contemporary readers. While beginning and ending with Sarah Orne Jewett’s representative remnant figure, Captain Littlepage, the essay also surveys several lesser-known examples...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... lyric” that refuses to preach, this poem reimagines the provincial form of the Cumbrian riddle to figure the habitual rebuilding of these giants as an emblem of regional resistance. At a time when Cumbria was increasingly depicted as an uncolonized remnant of a savage English past, “Rural Architecture...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... exploration as a pretext for military action and adventure, Stargate SG-1 raises troubling questions about the long history of archaeological and military collaboration in the region and, moreover, archaeology's role in the political and cultural tensions in Iraq today. SG-1 offers a symbolic perspective...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... prompt or influence similar discussions in another? This essay investigates the writings of Jesuit missionaries at the court of Akbar and his heirs as possible vectors of influence between disparate regions of the world and traces information flows that, following Lucretius and Stephen Greenblatt, might...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the ongoing experience for many Anglo-Irish of her generation. Bowen's early regional novel is of its own moment, historical, political, and also aesthetic, at the forefront of the broader trend in midcentury aesthetics that we now call late modernism. © 2016 by University of Oklahoma 2016 late...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the importance of the global or “diasporic” connections back to Europe that British merchants made for the success of private trade. By contrast, this article argues for the importance of regionally situated commercial associations for the day-to-day functioning of private trade, particularly emphasizing...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 April 2023
... is in the field studied by Guillory. Although modernista and avant-garde cultural institutions created spaces of autonomy, the public role of the writer is more constitutive and present across the region than it is in the United States. After all, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, author of one of the most influential...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of Tradition . Cambridge and New York : Cambridge U P , 1983 ; 1992 . Kaplan Amy . `` Region, Nation, Empire .'' In The Columbia History of the American Novel . Ed. Elliott Emory . New York : Columbia U P , 1991 . Logsdon Joseph Bell Caryn . `` The Americanization of Black...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 283–307.
Published: 01 December 2023
... comparison implicitly views the moment of decolonization as the birth of national political sovereignty for Nigeria, a view that neglects Nigerian history before colonialism. Nigeria is not a “baby who tries to walk” if one takes into consideration the complexity of precolonial societies in the region...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of regional autonomy, in the form of “states rights,” moves like a tangled, impassable sudd in the river of American history. The issue of slavery is central to this history. Indeed, one could argue without too much exaggeration that in refusing to respond to the Secessionist South, the hopelessly...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to over- generalize on the basis of any one ethnic or regional subculture” (14 – 15). Buell repeatedly illustrates the importance of a plural GAN for a plural America as the justification for his book: “You can’t fully grasp what’s at stake in any one pos- sible GAN without imagining the individual...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 April 2013
... perspective on this ongoing regional and global struggle. To begin with, Khan has access to sources and documents that other writers on the subject do not, and certainly none has the family insider status that Khan brings to the discussion. As the granddaughter of Sheikh Abdullah, the “Lion...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 April 2013
... on this ongoing regional and global struggle. To begin with, Khan has access to sources and documents that other writers on the subject do not, and certainly none has the family insider status that Khan brings to the discussion. As the granddaughter of Sheikh Abdullah, the “Lion of Kashmir...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
... groups in the region perfectly well, they frequently did not bother to write those names down. They knew to tread lightly with the Maquaas (Mohawks); they made violent war repeatedly with the Esopus, singling them out from their neighbors and cousins among the Hackensacks and Wappingers...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... there hitherto unknown animals, plants, fish. In this respect it exceeds in interest all other parts of the earth’s surface, not excepting the polar regions; for the latter are but ice-bound wastes, while Roraima’s mysterious table-land lies in the tropics...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . “Putting Hierarchy in Its Place.” Cultural Anthropology 3 . 1 : 36 - 47 . Arnold Matthew . Culture and Anarchy . New Haven : Yale U P , 1994 . Aronoff Eric . “Indians, Anthropologist and New Critics: Regional Culture and/as Poetic Form in American Modernism.” MFS: Modern...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 85–103.
Published: 01 December 2006
... version.9 This play managed to capture the attention of British and American theatre critics not so much with its story, but with its unique performance and staging style, which was associated generally with the Chinese theatre, not with the regional theatre of Peking Opera specifically...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 105–124.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Moreover, in its new roles of at once reflecting and shaping the formation of a Chinese American community, the organized popular dissemination of Can- tonese verses served to revive regionalism through Cantonese dialect and songs. This revival entails what Deleuze and Gattari call a "double movement...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
...- namese.9 The intersections of Vietnam with the racially divided South imbue Komunyakaa's poetry with more than regional significance, shifting his work to a transregional, even transnational level. In the next section of this essay, I will define fully what is meant by a poetics of trauma...