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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the roaming romance of his vampires, Adam and Eve, who are both cultured cosmopolitans and endangered species seeking refuge in an increasingly uninhabitable world. Adam and Eve keep alive forms of intimacy and aesthetic appreciation on the verge of extinction even as they adapt to ecological crises...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
...: Studies of Nature in Relation to the Struggle for Life . By Rodway James . London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1894 . vii - xxiii . Atkins Frank [Frank Aubrey] . The Devil-Tree of El Dorado: A Romance of British Guiana . London : Hutchinson & Co. , 1896 . --- [ Ash Fenton...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
... romance that heavily emphasizes death and the need for us to accept death, not recoil in horror or frantically resist it. This complementary reading, based on several theories of the romance form, helps explain the heavy reliance on imprisonment and death in the tales and also makes sense of using...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
... overlooked: the colonial settler heroine. Reading beyond King Solomon's Mines (1885), She (1887), and Allan Quatermain (1887), male imperial romances that have almost exclusively been allowed to represent Haggard's vast body of work, we encounter female colonial leadership on the South African frontier...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and convention). Our introduction focuses on the multiple lines of interconnection between the essays and the character of the story they tell together. Taken as a whole, the story about the fate of lyric poetry at the turn of the twentieth century is rich in the elements of romance: danger, conflict, rescue...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
... in this generic romance turn out to define ethical relation and to establish limits and laws that determine the form of relations between selves and others. The novels taken as a pair gesture past notions of ethical retirement by proposing through this drama of genres that faithful relation to God and vulnerable...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 183–207.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Fred Botting Unrealism addresses the way unrealistic genres of writing like science fiction, horror, romance, and fantasy can display a capacity to reflect on and interrogate generic conventions. Unrealism describes a process that unsettles the literary hierarchies in which genre fiction...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Roger Gilbert Few poets and critics have read and responded to one another as ardently as A. R. Ammons and Harold Bloom. Their friendship, which at times had the intensity of a romance, began in the late sixties and peaked in the early seventies, though it continued until Ammons's death in 2001...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in the critical discourse, the author uses Northrup Frye's definition of “the central principal of ironic myth” as a “parody of romance,” Mikhail M. Bakhtin's discussions of the grotesque and parody as “an integral element in Menippean satire and in all carnivalized genres,” and Charles A. Knight's chapters...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 11–32.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in the sixteenth century and, secondly, with regard to Valdivia's construction of narrative. In the first instance, I have used contemporary studies of traditional (classical and Renais- sance) rhetoric as my guide; in the second, I have employed Northrop Frye's study of the mode of romance in his Anatomy...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 395–432.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as the deployment of the modern disciplinary gaze. Shining light into darkened spaces, or subjecting the encrypted darkness of Catholic Europe to lucid forms of exposure and penetration, Gothic romance participates in the general move towards heightened levels of visibility and trans- parency by which...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
... follows I examine Edwardian attempts to develop such nonen- tropic narrative forms. Specifically, I contend that thrillers like Conrad s and sci- entific romances like Wells s developed irradiated modes of characterization and narrative closure by drawing from the popular press s depiction of radium...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Glenarvon to the archives of trivia pre- cisely because it is a novel or, as he terms it, a romance. His opinion, obligingly reproduced in the facsimile edition's introduction to the text, deserves to be quoted in full: ". . . if the authoress had written the truth, and nothing but the truth...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 June 2002
... . Cobley Evelyn . “Mikhail Bakhtin's Place in Genre Theory.” Genre 21 . 3 ( 1998 ): 321 - 338 . Cohen Ralph . “Afterword: The Problems of Generic Transformation.” Romance: Generic Transformation from Chrétien de Troyes to Cervantes . Eds. Brownlee Kevin Brownlee Marina...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
...—is tainted by its generic predisposition, which is the genre of historical romance and the heroic ideal.5 The dust-jacket of the 1918 Dent edition declares Nostromo to be "a moving tale of high adventure—of revolution, romance, hidden treasure, and a hero of the most vivid personality...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham : Duke UP , 1991 . Print . Jones Daryl . The Dime Novel Western . Bowling Green : Bowling Green University Popular Press , 1978 . Print . Jones Susan . “ Into the Twentieth Century: Imperial Romance from Haggard to Buchan .” A Companion...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are: (1) master narratives, (2) “up-­from” stories, (3) “romancing the divides,” and (4) mega novels (7 – 8). The sections of the book trace the history of a script through American literature by primarily investigating the most generally recognized contenders for the GAN within that script...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... family "secret" (HS 21-22), it propels Elizabeth into the family- romance on which the plot of the novel depends. "Turn[ing] from" her parents "Barbara Vine, a/k/a Ruth Rendell, The House of Stairs (New York: Onyx/Penguin, 1990), 20, 82. Subsequent references cited in the text as HS...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... : University of Virginia Press . Broulliette Sarah . 2019 . “ Romance Work .” Theory and Event 22 , no. 2 : 451 – 64 . Bruyneel Kevin . “ Codename Geronimo: Settler Memory and the Production of American Statism .” Settler Colonial Studies 6 , no. 4 : 349 – 64 . Byrd Jodi...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with these representative figures of “grandiose dishonesty” in Trollope is strik- ing (Anderson 2007, 524). Although the unfolding of Phineas’s career suggests that it will end — at least in its first phase — with his recognition that he has had his “romance and must now put up with reality” (Trollope [1869...