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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . The Antichrist's Lewd Hat:Protestants, Papists, and Players in Post-Reformation England . New Haven : Yale UP , 2002 . Levith Murray J . Shakespeare's Italian Settings and Plays . New York : St. Martin's , 1989 . Lillywhite Bryant . London Signs . London : Allen and Unwin , 1972...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 247–252.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Alanna Hickey Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847201 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Reviews Cluster: Poetics alanna hickey Edgar Garcia, Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. In 1965...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 April 2016
... problems must be solved by personal relations, the escapism must be self-conscious, this self-conscious escapism must be muddled with an actual escape. But the sign of escapism by which it can be initially recognized is inescapability. The opposite of Utopian, escapism is Topian: what is escaped...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 111–134.
Published: 01 July 2020
... practice of counting the years to be another kind of “writing by numbers.” “X was now Y years of age” is a favorite locution, and all Trollope’s novels measure the gap between adjacent now s by watching characters grow older. Trollope’s now is thus crucially a sign of age, dependent upon its adjacent...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
... turn in international fiction writing—involving writers such as W. G. Sebald, Valeria Luiselli, and Teju Cole—which some critics have interpreted as a sign of the novel’s exhaustion. This essay argues instead that such genre-bending works of contemporary fiction (and even nonfiction) are better...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 247–256.
Published: 01 September 2000
... philosophy has traditionally distinguished "reality" from "appear- ance," things themselves from representations of them, and thought from signs that express it. Signs or representations, in this view, are but a way to get at reali- ty, truth, or ideas and should be as transparent as possible...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 353–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
... productive place. Skepticism applied to the formation of the linguistic sign does not get rid of the question of expression, but rather integrates the search for sense into the com- munity. Even though the subject is not definable, the community posits it as a productive capacity, but on another...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 45–70.
Published: 01 March 2005
... .'' Poetics Today 9 : 2 ( 1988 ). 307 - 26 . —. Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century Thought . Berkeley : U of California P , 1993 . Kreiger Murray . Ekphrasis: The Illusion of the Ekphrastic Sign . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1992 . Lamm Leonard...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 March 2004
... that the record is a "first" for the label (e.g., Introducing Johnny Griffin, Here Comes Louis Smith), emphasizing Blue Note's willingness to sign new artists or hire them away from other compa- nies. But the most frequently used titles in this category are those identifying the place, especially...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 187–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of commemoration" (71). Although T.S. Eliot characterized Hamlet as a failed revenge play, "a paradoxical value attaches tothat failuresince it is always as such also a sign of ethics' larger calling" (18). Only after Hamlet's accidental murder of Polonius reveals himself to be "caught up in a plot or social...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
...! Oxford : Oxford UP , 1999 . Clifford James . The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature and Art . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1988 . Dubey Madhu . Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2003 . Ellison Ralph...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 243–264.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Kevin Holm-Hudson © COPYRIGHT 2002 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2002 WORKS CITED Agawu Kofi . Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1991 . “Copyright Law and the Ethics of Sampling, part 3.” Downloaded...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 March 2006
... is defined by a reading of language that privileges the materiality of the sign over its meaning. The materiality of the sign is privileged in Derrida's writing because the coherent meaning we thought was embedded in the signifier/signified relationship is actually a chimera enforced by arbitrary...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 293–305.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in the division of the sign between signifier and signified. The formalist account of character, she suggests in her essay in Character , is a largely unrecognized expression of that investment, with the language of “ontological hybrids” precisely mirroring the division of the sign. And each is an invented...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... indices. In short: deduction and induction. The detective novel, in its own manner, reproduced this duality and illustrated it with masterpieces. In the English school, there was Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, the prodigious interpreter of signs, the inductive genius. In the French school...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 89–120.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., the laurel leaf, to replace the nymph herself. In this example he also locates the impulse to tex- tualize that lies at the heart of the elegy's rhetoric: Only when Apollo turns to the projected founding of a sign, the laurel wreath, does he appear to accept his loss, by having invented some...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
...." "It is founded upon the observation of trifles" (Doyle I 285). "I have trained myself to see what others overlook," he tells a client (Doyle I 254). In The Sign of Four (1890), Holmes deduces Watson's brother's life history from a mere pocket watch. More than twenty years earlier, Wilkie Collins...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 301–313.
Published: 01 September 2011
... contribution into account along with, and in relationship to, that of the physician. One of the cardinal elements provided by the medical narrative is the con- struction of meaning of the illness for the patient whose fear and uncertainty at the advent of strange symptoms and signs add to the burden...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
... succinctly defined “meaning” itself as simply “the translation of a sign into another system of signs” (1977: 1029; Jakobson is quoting Charles Sanders Peirce), and often it is the connections among different discourses that come alive with intellectual excitement...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... argues that the poetic function “by promoting the palpability of signs, deepens the fundamental dichotomy of signs and objects” (1987, 70). My term unreasonable, borrowed from Dickens, cor- responds to Blasing’s non- rational. It is crucial that these terms be kept distinct from irrationality...