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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2020
... as sufficient to the aspirations and desires of Black political life and reorients Black political subjectivity back to what Singh calls “Black worldliness.” Genre, Vol. 53, No. 1 April 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8210750 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Abandoning This Sinking Ship America : The Classical...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
... mechanisms behind the narrative recasting of this docile creature into a calculating predator that savagely attacked whale ships. Owen Chase's Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex set off a flurry of similar tales when it appeared in 1821. Chase attempted...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that gives shape to illness and loss is Alan Chong Lau's “my ship does not need a helmsman.” It adopts the metaphor of journey to speak about the course of an illness and the prospect of death. The speaker is dying far from home. In short lines the poem creates discontinuities even as it opens long vistas...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of this process. Mariners and factors on fixed salaries risked and were far likelier to lose their lives than shareholders their high-yielding speculations. The loss during the first voyage of Jacobean England's greatest merchant ship and crew in Bantam shocked England's maritime and mercantile communities...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
... eighteenth century. In this era foreign merchants flocked to the southern Arabian Peninsula, many with the interest of procuring coffee, a commodity that was then still difficult to purchase elsewhere. Along with them came doctors and ships' surgeons, who were called on to treat Yemen's imam al-Mahdi...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 39–56.
Published: 01 September 2006
... novel A Son of Satsuma opens to a fron- tispiece showing a young sailor scanning the horizon from a ship's rigging. The facing title page, offering its own broad view of what lies ahead, puts the reader in a similarly commanding position. First, the subtitle locates the coming action in the mid...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . Aldershot, UK : Variorum . Davis James . 1962 . The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries . London : Macmillan . Defoe Daniel . 1719 . The Anatomy of Exchange-Alley . London : Smith . Derrida Jacques . 1995 . “Archive Fever...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
... beyond North America. It demands seeing the colony alongside other Dutch overseas endeavors, such as those in southern Africa, and identifying the word’s development from the earliest Dutch long-­distance voyages in the late sixteenth century. During these years Dutch ships set sail on all...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Elizabeth , 75 – 92 . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Findly Ellison Banks . 1993 . Nur Jahan: Empress of Mughal India . Oxford : Oxford University Press . ———. 2010 . “The Capture of Maryam-uz-Zamani's Ship: Mughal Women and European Traders.” In Exploring Medieval India...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Asian factories were in contact with a larger circle of correspon- dents than ever before. These included other Europeans, Indian brokers, British merchants, and ships’ captains. Company men assiduously monitored their cor- respondence networks daily as part of the business of their private trade...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2003
... per- spective maps and partitions space. Thus, art historian Stephen Little traces works by two different printmakers—Utagawa Kunitora's Picture of a Dutch Ship Entering the Harbor of the Island of Rhodes (1820) and Utagawa Kuninaga's Newly Published Dutch Perspective View: The Tomb of King...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 331–338.
Published: 01 September 2000
...N. Katherine Hayles © COPYRIGHT 2001 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2001 COGNITION ON A DESERT ISLAND N. KATHERINE HAYLES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES The ship is going down. With one hand holding the inflated raft, I reach with the other for a book. Only one: panic...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2009
... novella Benito Cere- no opened in New York in 1964, it was greeted by most critics as a blistering commentary on contemporary American society, with Melville's 1856 tale of a slave revolt on a Spanish ship transformed into a critique of the blind arrogance and brutality of white America in its...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
... GENRE left, and that of China downewardes” (Purchas [1625] 1905 – 7, 1:493 – 94). Scott mentions not just a Dutchman, “perfect in the [Malay] language,” but also “an Arabian borne” who “belonged to the Dutch ships and spake the Spanish tongue marvellous well” (Foster 1943, 117, 109...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
... People Prevail in the Face of Illness . New York : Random House . Gwyn Richard . 1999 . “ ‘Captain of My Own Ship’: Metaphor and the Discourse of Chronic Illness.” In Researching and Applying Metaphor , edited by Cameron Lynne Low Graham , 203 – 20 . Cambridge : Cambridge...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 June 2006
... toward France on a hospital ship and begs that a porthole be opened so that he can have some fresh air, il entra de la lumiere seulement, de I'eblouissante lumiere rouge. Le soleil couchant apparaissait a I'horizon avec une extreme splendeur, dans la dechiru- re d'un ciel sombre...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 135–163.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ship-shaped hats of Jonkanoo, once crafted as symbolic reminders of the Middle Passage, are reduced on Toussaint to replicas of the Black Star Line II, the commercial fleet of nation ships that effected the coloni- zation of the planet (and presumably others like it) some two centuries prior...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 11–32.
Published: 01 March 2001
... de estriberas para los cabal- los, y guarniciones de espadas" (Valdivia in Medina, 59). 20 GENRE Meanwhile, there arrived by land at the town of Santiago, eight Christians, and among them a servant of mine I had sent to Peru in the ship carrying Juan...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
... undergirding the imagery of City of Ships (dir. J. B. Holmes, 1940), filmed in collaboration with the Port of London Authority to showcase London's world-leading dock and marine systems that transported cargo, goods, and people across the world before the Second World War. London is positioned as the nominal...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
... IN(TER)VENTIONS 27 wars that share with the Civil War an imperfect yet horrifying symmetry, the symmetry that modern war by necessity must share: people torn to shreds by inventions both technological and ideological, shipped home in body bags, in coffins, or in (battle...