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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Sentimental Novel nell sullivan, university of houston – downtown In his review of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (2006), Michael Chabon (2007, 1) notes the novel’s consonance with “the growing sense in the minds of readers and writers alike, since the mid-­twentieth century, of the plausibility...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as the nonprofit care regime that has arisen to oppose and ameliorate its effects. Because these structures converge around overt and subterranean investments in settler colonial frontier fantasy, the essay focuses particularly on Lost Children Archive 's engagement with the tradition of the white male road novel...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Valeria Luiselli's fourth novel reveals that the cruelty of the United States’ border policy separating undocumented immigrant parents from their minor children is an extension of settler colonial ideologies that were tacitly endorsed in the traditional “American road novel” (e.g., Kerouac's On the Road...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Actually Exists”: Biopolitics and Utopian Praxis in William S. Burroughs’s The Place of Dead Roads christian haines, dartmouth college William S. Burroughs’s late trilogy, consisting of the novels Cities of the Red Night (1981), The Place of Dead Roads (1983), and The Western Lands (1987...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 335–356.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that dark and all that cold and I knew that whenever I got there he would be there. And then I woke up. (309) The dream, which becomes the basis of McCarthy’s next novel, The Road (2006), invokes the possibility of generational continuity, expressing a desire for filial transmission...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 245–259.
Published: 01 June 2004
... . Johnson Charles . `` Keeping the Blues at Bay .'' The New York Times Book Review ( March 10 , 1996 ): 4 . Karrer Wolfgang . `` The Novel as Blues: Albert Murray's Train Whistle Guitar .'' The Afro-American Novel since 1960 . Ed. Bruck Peter Karrer Wolfgang . Amsterdam...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
...) and elaborated on by Lolita, Sloan Wilson’s The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1955), John Updike’s Rabbit, Run (1960), and Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road (1961), among many others. This pattern, which has come to dominate the suburban novel genre, runs as follows: the oppressive conventionality...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 271–277.
Published: 01 December 2020
... 1939 novel The Big Sleep, the hard- boiled private detective Philip Marlowe describes himself as a guy who can still speak Eng- lish if there s any demand for it. There isn t much in my trade. I worked for Mr. Wilde, the District Attorney, as an investigator once (Chandler 1964: 7). As Len Gutkin...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 125–149.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Morris, The Composite Novel: The Short Story Cycle in Transition (New York: Twayne, 1995), 4. 3 Robert M. Luscher, "The Short Story Sequence: An Open Book," in Short Story Theory at a Cross- roads, ed. Susan Lohafer and Jo Ellen Clarey (Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 317–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and the project of postcolonial emancipation, on the other. Managing contradictions is a standard feature of the bidungsroman, though, and the essay argues that what makes Nervous Conditions interesting is the way it addresses this particular core contradiction. What marks Dangarembga's novel as distinct from...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Phillip E. Wegner COPYRIGHT © 2006 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2006 WORKS CITED Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1987 . Arrighi Giovanni . The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Stephen , 148 – 62 . Cardiff : University of Wales Press . Bentley Nick . 2007 . Radical Fictions: The English Novel in the 1950s . Bern, Switzerland : Lang . Black Lawrence . 2002 . The Political Culture of the Left in Affluent Britain, 1951–64: Old Labour, New Britain...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Mitchum Huehls Abstract “The New Opioid Novel” explores a collection of contemporary US fiction published in the 2010s that tackles the current opioid crisis. Differentiating these new opioid novels from earlier opioid literature, opioid memoirs, and other contemporary drug literature, this essay...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that are already too late. Out of such failures grows the increasing density of affect. In the novel’s opening pages, against the infernal backdrop of the perpetually smoking hill- sides, Jane and Roche make their way to Thrushcross Grange: “The asphalt-road was wet-black, distorted in the distance...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Allegories of Reading . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1982 . Derrida Jacques . Of Grammatology . Tr. Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty . Corrected edition . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 1997 . Dunn Maggie Morris Ann . The Composite Novel: The Short Story...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 163–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception . New York : Public Affairs , 2008 . Monmonier Mark . How to Lie with Maps . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1991 . Moretti Franco . Atlas of the European Novel, 1800-1900 . London : Verso , 1998 . Morton Timothy...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 April 2018
... a road not taken that haunts the novel, tantalizing readers with possibilities that deserve to be further explored. Tammy Amiel Houser is assistant professor at the Open University of Israel in the Department of Literature, Language, and the Arts and the MA program in cultural studies. Her...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2004
... is valuable for its astute dissection of the racial (and musical) stereotyping that hamstrings jazz-influenced novels such as Dorothy Baker's Young Man With a Horn (1938), Kerouac's On the Road (1957), John Clellon Holmes's The Horn (1958), and Ross Russell's The Sound (1961).31 Panish has begun...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- ratives as the basis of a novel, he actually purchased the story, for instance, of some Communists organizers who had been forced to hide out near the author's home in Pacific Grove (Benson 291).1 Labor radicals who had been "helping with strikes near Watsonville, in the Santa Clara valley...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and their criticism of Morrison in particu- lar, operates through a series of strange elisions. They focus solely on the failures of the planned utopian community of Ruby, robbing Paradise (Morrison 1998b) of much of its narrative luster. For them the main complaint of the novel is not “that [Morrison’s...