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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ivan Delazari This article explores the “encyclopedic” properties of Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016), seeking to define the novel as inherently comparative —that is, providing, in Edward Said's words, “a comparative or, better, a contrapuntal perspective” on the world...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... materiality with discursive logic that is central to the workings of lyric. The poetry's fostering these cross-purposes—the aubades' formal patterns getting in the way of the things they say—serves as a stay against time, prolonging the interlude between wordless oneness and the transparency of daylit sense...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 December 2014
... statement about contraception. This is not to say that the story rejects contraception as a practice, as might be expected from the pen of the devoutly Catholic O'Connor. Rather, the story derides the claim that birth control is a panacea. “A Stroke” shows that birth control can be used to create oppressive...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the return of religion in its more public forms in recent decades, any more than one could have foreseen the great reopening of the question of secularization within social theory since 1990. If, as I argue, the complete eradication of religious thought, which is to say a “finished” project of secularization...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 December 2021
... discourse. Robert Con Davis: I would like to start off by asking the three panelists to comment on one of the major papers that was given here. Maybe there is something you would like to touch on before people ask questions. Barbara Johnson: I'll start by saying something about the issue...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Michael Lucey Bally is worrying, we might say, about which way the index points when we ask what kinds of cognition certain linguistic phenomena relate to. We might expand this to a question regarding what kind of index we are talking about, a presupposing one or an entailing one...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 269–277.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Marjorie Perloff REMOVING THE EGGSHELLS: REREADING WITTGENSTEIN ON A DESERT ISLAND MARJORIE PERLOFF, STANFORD UNIVERSITY —My account will be hard to follow: because it says something new but still has egg-shells from the old view sticking...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Carry out a grammatical investigation as follows: we say GENRE XXXVII - FALL/WINTER 2004 - 369-372. COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. ALL RIGHTS OF REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM RESERVED. 370 GENRE "He was depressed the whole day...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-conscious theoretical discourse, and the forms of inspired original reading they enable." Such a demonstration, he goes on to say, "challenges in a profound way the current turn away from theory in too much of contemporary literary cultural studies work, and the concomitant calls for a 'return...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
... connections. © 2012 by University of Oklahoma 2012 C. D. Wright’s Deepstep Come Shining: A Wheeling Collage ROBERT BAKER, UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA In Cooling Time, a prose meditation on poetry, C. D. Wright says, “Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 September 2011
... poems with you that use narrative or metaphor to get from A to B. In so doing I would like to attempt an answer. What I can say, as a balding doctor now, is that the thing that fascinates me most about medicine is the consultation, that small altar that a doctor and a patient come...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... appear to be in the negative. Noth- ing new is visible but in the light of what we know (Rahman 2014: 290), says Zafar, because the new is always already filtered through the conceptual light of the known. Since this light is made up of memories that are completely unre- liable (287), metaphors...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... (There are exceptions—F. R. Leavis had much of interest to say about Wordsworth—but as a quick summary it'll stand.) American deconstruction, in turn, found in the figural ambivalences of Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats a means of radicalizing the close reading of the literary-academic establishment from within, even...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 257–268.
Published: 01 September 2000
... into the world" (50). She had, in fact, been alive in 1833, when on a November night the sky was filled with falling stars, an event implanted in the Kiowa memory. Momaday, in writing about Ko- sahn and life as a Kiowa in the nineteenth century, says that he "had projected myself—imagined myself—out...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 459–465.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and understanding what they say on translation. So the volume is not only on but also in translation. It encompasses both prepositions, but it is also in transla- tion in that it is constantly in the process of being translated; rather then a com- pendium of translated texts...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of Bewes” (259), addressed in the second person, whom he imagines trolling the author of Free Indirect by “call[ing] out” names of writers who would “annoy” me. Lucey ( 2022 : 127) himself studies modes of novelistic talk and the “social speech pathologies” that one finds represented in, say, Dostoevsky...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2005
... model on a global scale. In pursuit of a relatively fea- sible program of counter-globalization, which is to say a program for regulating the world capitalist system on which people of very different cultures can agree, one place to start—one of the least impractical versions of cosmopolitanism...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 253–282.
Published: 01 June 2002
... no doubt the work of lexicography itself continues to be both laborious and pedantic, rather than, say, "creative." What distinguishes a dictionary from other literary forms is that 3At least, not an ordinary, comprehensive, English-to-English dictionary. This qualification...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
... things, unity; in important things, diversity; in all things, generosity. I assume that the introductory maxim here is a modesty topos, the equivalent of George W. Bush's "flawed and fallible people." It says, "I may not know much; I may not have up my sleeve the particular programs...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the self-strafing confessional memoir, is a commer- cially successful, culturally dominant literary form, Leiris's text looks incredibly contemporary; or it would do were it not for the fact that the narcissism of the book—perhaps one should say its "inverse narcissism"—far exceeds that of most...