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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... in which Kim’s protagonist operates, attempting to solve the case of her parents’ murder, is as treacherous as the world portrayed in early hard-boiled detective fiction. Kim has inherited from early hard-boiled crime fiction such elements as its rugged individualism, a cynical-but-sentimental worldview...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 449–478.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the State. Wiener is here dis- cussing Victorian England, but in nineteenth-century America these issues were if anything more pronounced, thanks to the democratization of the country and to the growing popularity of the figure of the rugged individual.8 Since the indi- vidual, and not the State...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 291–305.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of being "the most American of art forms," and many of the traditional markers of American exceptionalism are retained. Thus, critic Gary Giddins can describe live jazz improvisation as "the ultimate in rugged individualism." Branford Marsallis asserts that "the blues are about freedom...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 33–62.
Published: 01 March 2001
... their humanity in terms of prevailing concepts of American male iden- tity, "mythologizing rugged individuality, physical strength, and geography." Self-reliance remained central to the black man's concept of manhood: the slave man expressed it in his emphasis on the solitariness of the journey...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... as “like the Sioux camped on the banks of the Little Bighorn” (8). Afterward the two of them have sex “on an Indian rug” with the “teepee guy” watching (ibid In his study Playing Indians, Philip J. Deloria (1998) argues that throughout US history white Americans have tried to resolve various...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): v–xx.
Published: 01 September 2006
... individual texts. But if overemphasiz- ing generic conventions threatens to either dehistoricize a text or downplay its rhetorical idiosyncrasies, the concept of subgenre—often defined as a patterned and repeatable intersection between a particular genre and a specified motif or theme—attends...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... ( 1983 ): 133 - 53 . Eliot T.S. `` Tradition and the Individual Talent .'' Selected Essays 1917-1932 . New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company , 1932 . Emerson Ralph Waldo . Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson 1820-1872 , Eds. Emerson Edward Waldo Forbes Waldo Emerson . 10...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 11–32.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to the study of Valdivia's letters. Rodolfo Oroz began such investigations in 1961 by providing a number of examples from Valdivia's letters which suggested to him that the rugged military captain Pedro de Valdivia was an articulate man and that his letters had expressive value because of Valdivia's...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... understanding of what Sansom is up to. In reality, one can only engineer the prospective terms of such a reading to appreciate the rug pull the novel carries out on would-­be psychologists. In such a spirit, what are those terms? To begin with, we can examine Hen - ry’s first encounter with Diver...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and Desai maintain are differences that have to do with identity, place, and politics.3 Butler and Desai (2008, 4) suggest that what they call “women of color subgenres” are like “mainstream, white-­dominated chick lit [in that they] tell stories about young women’s individual empowerment...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 341–381.
Published: 01 December 2015
... , edited by Homans Margaret , 115 – 35 . Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall . Edmondson Annalee . 2012 . “Narrativizing Characters in Mrs. Dalloway.” Journal of Modern Literature 36 , no. 1 : 17 – 36 . Eliot T. S. (1917a) 1961 . “Tradition and the Individual...