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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Eric D. Vivier This essay argues that satire should be defined as a rhetorical genre rather than a literary genre or mode. It begins by analyzing a little-known meta satirical poem from the English Renaissance—John Weever's The Whipping of the Satyre (1601)—in order to highlight the range...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
...John Clement Ball Satire, with its objectifying, disparaging gaze and deliberate misrepresentations, is a form of othering—of representational violence. Sometimes its mocking and critical ways make satire so explosive that the symbolic violence of its distortions motivates actual violence...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 421–447.
Published: 01 December 2017
... empiricism owes to comic theory. Copyright © 2017 University of Oklahoma 2017 William Congreve empiricism humors comedy affectation passions sympathy Congreve’s Common Passions: Humor, Affectation, and the Work of Satire rebecca tierney-hynes William Congreve’s irritable response...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 171–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... New Discourse: Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Goes to School .” Children’s Literature in Education 30.l ( March 1999 ): 9 - 29 . Bloom Edward A. Lillian D. Bloom . Satire’s Persuasive Voice . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1979 . Bogel Fredric V. The Difference Satire Makes...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Martha C. Carpentier Biographical readings have sequestered Mansfield's satiric voice as dark other, but the relationship between satire and sentiment in her fiction is dialogic, meaning that both are double-voiced, not binaristically opposed. Countering gendered discussions of satire...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Bill Knight In their ongoing rejection of what I call “ethical retirement,” Sarah Fielding's pair of novels, David Simple (1744) and Volume the Last (1753), mobilize a satirical criticism of mid-century worldly conceptions of the ethical worth of private and privative individualism. The works...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that satirizes the suburban genre, questioning the assumption that detachment and discontent go hand in hand in the American suburbs. © 2014 by University of Oklahoma 2014 Works Cited Augé Marc . 1995 . Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity . Translated by Howe John...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2020
... rights satirical novel.4 As a period of US racial formation, the post civil rights era saw the decline of racial politics as a mass political movement.5 This resulted not simply from the success of conservative counterhegemonic movements appropriating the language of Black freedom struggles (Omi...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2008
...- VERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED 2 GENRE ists take advantage of this association to the disparagement of the Pope and his followers; third, that this satirical move coincides with—and arguably helps inaugurate—a much broader shift in the dominant meaning...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 June 2002
... , 1994 . Blanchard W. Scott Scholars' Bedlam: Menippean Satire in the Renaissance . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell UP , 1995 . Bleiler E. F. Introduction . Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole, Vathek by William Beckford, The Vampyre by John Polidori...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., the complaint, and the lament. This multiplicity of forms virtually compels the modern elegy to mani- fest a series of what might be called attitudinal tonalities--from the comic to the satiric to the ludic and to the ironic. Parts II and III of this essay examine select specific poems not hitherto...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 July 2023
... Christianity religion satire historical novel Jay Parini ( 1992b : 282) once asked Gore Vidal to explain the popularity of his historical series Narratives of Empire . In his response, Vidal speculated that “history is so badly taught in the schools, which means there's a real hunger for information...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to capture the likely result — ­the eigh- teenth century was already fertile ground for his satire. And those later Swiftian “projectors” who at various times have tried to implement such a world — ­from Charles Fourier with his phalanstery to J. B. Watson with his scientific child rearing...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 April 2016
... is evident through a possible reference to the state’s economic and social development report Singapore 21: Together, We Make the Difference (Singapore 21 Committee 1999) and the satire of occidentalist thinking that emerged from the Singaporean state’s espousal of “Asian values.”2 2. Through...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... In chapter 2, devoted to the flapper, Mendelman shows how Anita Loos's satirical flapper characters in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes are caught between old and new generational expectations. She takes these characters’ plight to “express the more muted pathos of unfreedom” (88). Chapter 3, centered on Frances...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the sequestering of the self from human intimacies" (35), but he goes on to observe that the poem is not satirical: "That the posture in 'The Vantage Point' is remarkably similar to one close at hand in English poetry [i.e., "The Woodspurge"] is no more the occa- sion for Frostean irony or satire than...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): i.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Tim Killick 125 Conspiracy, Theory, Genre: Collecting, the Paralysis of Interpretation, and Lyrical Truth in John Sayles's Silver City Wesley Beal 151 "The Feast of Misrule": Captain Underpants, Satire, and the Literary Establishment Jackie E. Stallcup...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 July 2020
... play The Virtuoso (1676), and a satirical portrayal of Robert Hooke, shows how excessive concern with experimentalism and the experimental life can lead one to appear ridiculous, to neglect one s other duties and responsibilities. Chico focuses the remainder of chapter 2 on two eighteenth- century...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
... redefinition afforded across either mode, we address a unique case of port city satire in Popeye (dir. Robert Altman, 1980). Popeye amplifies the fantastical qualities of both modes of port city cinema to the point of absurdity. The transformation of the film's cartoonish Maltese coastal set design...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
... convergence of mini-plots into one coher- ent cycle that makes this a rewarding, if difficult, read.2 This essay derives from the conviction that The Light People is worthy of serious attention and proposes two things. Firstly, that, in its heightened self-reflexivity, the text enacts a double satire...