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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... are placed on trial. Female solidarity is also celebrated as a means to counter the violence and corruption of a racialized society. In so doing, Kim’s novel subverts both the sexism and racism of the traditional detective genre. The conclusion of this article is that the novel legitimates a female immigrant...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the resourcefulness of the form for addressing feminist concerns. Rather than presume to encapsulate those concerns here, I'll suggest that the articles on offer in this series proceed with distinct accounts of how their select “BANs” formulate narratives that inquire into the conditions and effects of sexism as well...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 169–178.
Published: 01 September 2001
... contests the endemic sexism of rock music by self-consciously co-opting the idiom of that most misogynistic of bands, the Rolling Stones. Thus, unlike other female rockers such as Melissa Etheridge or Joan Jett, attempting to craft their feminist message 176 GENRE...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of xenophobia, social neglect, and sexism to this list. For Sjöwall and Wahl the ostensibly commu- nitarian welfare state was the ally of the real villain, industrial capitalism; for the next generation of crime writers, the state appears either as an ally of, or as an ineffectual bulwark against...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 433–460.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of California P, 1991. , ed. "Race," Writing and Difference. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986. Guillaumin, Colette. Racism, Sexism, Power, and Ideology. London: Routledge, 1995. 460 GENRE Hale, Grace Elizabeth. Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . Schaffner Anna Katharina . 2012 . Modernism and Perversion . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Serano Julia . 2007 . Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scape-goating of Femininity . Berkeley, CA : Seal . Sinha Mrinalini . 1995 . Colonial Masculinity: The “Manly...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 35–71.
Published: 01 April 2015
... edition . Serano Julia . 2007 . Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scape-goating of Femininity . Berkeley, CA : Seal . Stone Sandy . (1991) 2006 . “The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto.” In The Transgender Studies Reader , edited by Stryker...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
... underclass in the city of New Crobuzon. In the novel Iron Council (Miéville [2004] 2005) many of them join the revolution against the governing powers of New Crobuzon. Miéville’s sympathetic treatment of the suffering of the Remade obviously engages with embodied forms of racism and sexism...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 429–447.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., resistance, and community that did not depend upon the sexism and racial essentialism of 1960s black aesthetics. I see a similar decontextualization at work in Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. While Rush's artificial separation of abolition and penal reform elides any inquiry...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and psychological contexts out of which they came (see Ricoeur 1976: 17, 25-27).9 (Much criticism of Heart of Darkness focuses on the ways it erases the racism, imperialism, and sexism out of which it grew.) The first meaning, Dante says, "is that which derives from the letter, another is that which one...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in a review of a young Black woman's novel, rather than one by any of the mostly older, mostly white men who usually publish big, ambitious novels. Any potential doubt about the inherent sexism in his critique is removed when Wood defines such works as “hysterical realism,” thereby feminizing and, to his mind...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
... but it also evinces sexism, racism, a distrust of the law, police and the courts, and a consequent belief that true justice must reside in the individual's own martial prowess. All of this being said, Kerr's trilogy does raise several interesting questions about both the past and the genre. Graham...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and institutional, that exert power over individuals and their groups,” then there are indisputably women and people of color who have used narrative ambitiously, particularly in their attempts to comprehend, represent, and critique racism, sexism, and colonialism—systems that both engender the capitalist...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
...) in two moving essays, "Lester Recollected in Tranquility" and "Dead Men Don't Deconstruct," before going on, in the book's next section, to offer readers an expiatory "taste of the ugliness of me" (350). In much of his early work, Meltzer's ugliest aspect is probably his sexism, by which I mean nei...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 349–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
... next section, to offer readers an expiatory "taste of the ugliness of me" (350). In much of his early work, Meltzer's ugliest aspect is probably his sexism, by which I mean nei- ther a simple contempt for women nor a patriarchal rejection of them as viable artists, thinkers, etc., but rather...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 354–361.
Published: 01 September 2001
... next section, to offer readers an expiatory "taste of the ugliness of me" (350). In much of his early work, Meltzer's ugliest aspect is probably his sexism, by which I mean nei- ther a simple contempt for women nor a patriarchal rejection of them as viable artists, thinkers, etc., but rather...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 2001
...) in two moving essays, "Lester Recollected in Tranquility" and "Dead Men Don't Deconstruct," before going on, in the book's next section, to offer readers an expiatory "taste of the ugliness of me" (350). In much of his early work, Meltzer's ugliest aspect is probably his sexism, by which I mean nei...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and active grieving in abeyance in accord with what Phillip Lopate (2008, 70) calls, with some approval, Roth’s “exuber- ant, male-­fantasy sexism.” The interpretive contrast between the two discursive realizations of Roth’s story signals, first, a sharply different approach to character and theme...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., but even Doughty (2011, 203) concedes that Marchant “does not seem to stray too far from contemporaneous notions of British womanhood, despite play- ing to her girl readers’ resentment of sexism.” 20. Exceptions include Leo Vincey, who comes of age early in She, and Allan Quatermain, eighteen...