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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with too few cases is that we will miss the suffering that happens on a vast scale. But the problem with numbers is that they actually condense and compress affective experience. Thus the realist novel demands that we recognize the impossibility of knowing large numbers in any adequate way while still...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of utopianism, his writings on Fourier engage only with his “content.” It argues instead that Fourier's project is best understood in the serialized form of his writing, which, as in Playboy , coordinates two different temporal scales: a larger scale on which the drama of world transformation plays out...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-disciplinary texts by Naomi Klein, David Harvey, and Bill Mc Kibben that Robinson calls “utopian nonfiction.” Copyright © 2019 by University of Oklahoma 2019 near future Kim Stanley Robinson historical novel scale Anthropocene ...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of American life at the everyday level and the pervasive concerns about fascism in the 1930s. In contrast to Lewis's crudely political novel, micropolitical literature like McCullers's novel is in a special position to provide insights into the quotidian struggle to characterize and respond to large-scale...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Phineas's individual development and the plot of social progress, but the novel's use of competing languages and models of probability to describe the movement of the two reveals an incommensurability of scale. While Phineas's personal choices draw on a model of probability that manages chance by focusing...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Muhammad (d. 1718), who suffered from many ailments in the last years of his rule. This study illustrates that these episodes of early modern cross-cultural health care were not peripheral or secondary to the large-scale political interests of overseas envoys or the immediate commercial involvements...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., textual corpuses, or (at smaller scales) sentences or lexias . Nathan K. Hensley is assistant professor of English at Georgetown University, where he works on nineteenth-century British literature, critical theory, and the novel. He codirects the Modernities Working Group and the upcoming Mellon...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... analysis as a result of the separation of private life from public life. In the recent past such labor was sometimes delegated to the state, but today it is increasingly delegated to the labor market. This produces the “wagification” of reproductive labor, which results in large-scale migrations of care...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 201–217.
Published: 01 July 2017
... offers subjects a model through which they can link interpersonal intimacy to global financial projects. Lahiri's story features a scale model of the globe in a building called the Mapparium. The Mapparium is a simulacrum that produces the illusion of global intimacy, which emerges from the frisson...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Western in the Americas—Luiselli's attempts to write both through and against this form—as part of the novel's larger attempt to grapple with the formal problems that adhere in representing the temporality and scale of ongoing Central American Indigenous dispossession and refugee displacement in settler...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Siân White This article responds to debates about the “big, ambitious novel” and “hysterical realism” by challenging several prevailing scholarly orthodoxies about large‐scale fiction: that whole world‐building precludes the rendering of a single, feeling human; that mimesis and “hysterical” traits...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 383–404.
Published: 01 September 2003
... to lure the new species of city tourist, the urban vacationer or metropolitan marathoner who have replaced the older model of the leisurely flaneur. (Huyssen 58) This paper examines the relationship between image production and the process of building large-scale projects...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: GEOGRAPHY, UKIYO-E, AND AMERICAN REALIST PAINTING HSUAN L. HSU, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES From Aristotle's insistence on the unity of place to the picturesque ideal of a "middle landscape," the scale of art has been constrained by ideas of propriety, locality, and—at least...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 205–218.
Published: 01 September 2001
... along with the final first scale degree. Irony abounds in "Territo- rial Pissings" (1991), where Cobain advises, "just because you're paranoid don't mean they're not after you." The author-singer has earned a broader and more stable audience, by virtue of his artistry, than the sort of deluded...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., aims to “take the oceans’ nonhuman scale and depth as a first critical position and principle”; Margaret Cohen (2010, 658), for her part, applauds maritime studies for adding “new geographic and spatial scales.” Yet despite this rhetoric of altered scales, it is fair to say that transnational...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2003
... GENRE scales of perception of individual orientation in relation to cosmos and of small- er scales of belonging such as region and nationalized borders, and vision and embodiment.2 The paradoxical lure of the globe icon appears in the familiar cartoon globe typically appearing on T...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
... The Anthropocene s value as an epoch (Crutzin 2002; Zalasiewicz et al. 2015), a zeitgeist (Latour 2011), and a boundary event (Haraway 2015) has pressed scholars to think across disciplines, scales, and divisions between nature and culture, human and nonhuman. Entangled with the human- driven projects...
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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 (2008) 41 (3-4): 105–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
... shape U.S. policy. That is, few questioned the predictive possibilities of modeling the outcome via large scale computer simulations. In June of that same year, Linden Labs launched what was to become the most popular online world, Second Life. A large "open" simulated 3-dimensional world...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
... wealthy adjacent neighborhoods. Abner Cohen notes that "Between 1966 and 1970 [the Carnival] was local, small in scale and polyethnic under essentially white leadership. From 1971 onwards it became national, attended sometimes by as many as a quarter of a million people, almost exclusively West...