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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 89–93.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Marie Balsley Taylor mtaylor18@una.edu Ana Schwartz , Unmoored: The Search for Sincerity in Colonial America , Williamsburg, VA : Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ; Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2023 . Copyright © 2024...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ed Cameron This essay focuses on the possibility of articulating a form of nostalgia in film not tied to an opposition to irony. It concentrates on the neo-noir cinema of David Lynch precisely because he is a master of balancing nostalgic sincerity and postclassical irony within the same film...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., Wehrs 2001 (141 – 65), and New 1999. 270 GENRE suspicion like the period’s gypsies.4 The story of David and his quixotic search for a sincere friend assigns to the exilic wanderer the possibility of encounters generally unavailable to those who have lived their lives within the rules of prop...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., and sexual conventions, while the Wilde of De Profundis, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, and parts of Dorian Gray is an almost irritatingly sententious figure of pathos, sincerity, and sentimentality.1 The subversive Wilde grounds his social critique in the undermining of linguistic conventions, while...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 307–337.
Published: 01 September 2001
... point, responding that they are not ironic but rather serious, sincere, and romantic. If we can buy into that simple formula with which we often explain irony to beginning undergraduates, that irony is "saying one thing but meaning the opposite," then one might readily argue that Tennant's...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and unadorned title, “This Is How It Feels to Me,” she delivers sincere and emotional testimony about loss, hurt, confusion, and writer's block in the aftermath of all-too-real terrorist violence that a month on remained uneasy to imagine even as it looped endlessly on television. In other words, she...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 169–178.
Published: 01 September 2001
... itself and escape the shackles of being the "world's greatest [and most sincere] rock band"; on the other hand, their latest album, All That You Can't Leave Behind, has enjoyed enormous critical and popular success, in large part because the band set out to make music that would succeed...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
... nineteenth-century conventions of sincerity and emotional fulfillment into the skeptical, self-conscious modes of interwar cultural production” (1). The ironically sentimental characters these novels depict struggle to attain some of the promises of first-wave feminism and are alternately starry-eyed...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 April 2024
... strangely mechanic. The baroque is a land of formulas. It is, to our aesthetic categories, ugly. More offensively, its subjects are products of artifice. They are not sincere and not organically in touch with their inner selves. By contrast, we Anglophone readers have inherited a better recognition of real...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- mitment to sincerity and exactitude of expression. "Even as I write," he writes, "the plan I had devised escapes me, and one might say that the more I look into myself the more confused everything I see becomes, the themes I originally FROM THE SHAMEFUL ORDER OF VIRILITY 463...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 205–218.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of regularized sub- urban subdivision duplexes and metal warehouses alike go by the viewer as the narrator extols with hyperbolic sincerity their dreamlike beauty and the hope and satisfaction of their occupants. "Who can say it isn't beautiful Byrne asks ambiguously. This ludic, post- Sontag...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
... a safe escape from our own lives and from pressures of self-criticism and generously feed our little aggressions and grandiosities.” In a more temperate moment Trilling ([1950a] 2008a, 98) admits that at its best middlebrow fiction might be capable of being “earnest, sincere, [and] solemn...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 65–83.
Published: 01 December 2006
... depersonalization of "politics"—in which white male anti- imperialist figures function as prosthetics within the print public reception— enables the students to return sincerely but ambivalently the civility of their LITTLE BROWN STUDENTS 73 benevolent patrons...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Debo and Lara Vetter, eds., Approaches to Teaching H.D.’s Poetry and Prose, New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2011. Sincere ethical and epistemological concerns and deep personal engagement with H.D.’s work are evident throughout this collection both in the interpretative com...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 449–451.
Published: 01 December 2013
... H.D.’s Poetry and Prose, New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2011. Sincere ethical and epistemological concerns and deep personal engagement with H.D.’s work are evident throughout this collection both in the interpretative com- mitments of editors and contributors...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
... principle in the canons of art, that a universe of ideas divides the novel bearing a sincere emotion toward life from the novel that depends upon a sterile convention.” Barren Ground shows Glasgow grappling with her realist inheritance. The novel progresses through multiple phases in the history...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2009
... sincere liberal leanings, Lowell, as we shall see, is profoundly ambivalent about the prospect of black revolutionary movements in the 1960s, and as such vacillates between progres- sive and conservative views in the racial politics expressed in Benito Cereno just as much as he employs both radical...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 113–134.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . ---. “ Reportage .” American Writer’s Congress . Ed. Hart Henry . New York : International , 1935 . 120 - 23 . Print . Ovechkin Valentin . Collective Farm Sidelights . Moscow : Foreign Languages Publishing House , n.d. Print . Pomerantsev Vladimir . “ On Sincerity in Literature...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
...) Though I do not question the sincerity of Porter’s political about-­face, perhaps it is pertinent to point out that during the events of 1927 she was not a young, impres- sionable youth but a thirty-­seven-­year-­old woman. Critics seem to take Porter’s claim of idealism and ignorance to heart...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 1–44.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . Perkell Christine G. The Poet's Truth: A Study of the Poet in Virgil's Georgics . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1989 . Perkins David . Wordsworth and the Poetry of Sincerity . Cambridge : Belknap-Harvard , 1964 . Putnam Michael C. J. Virgil's Poem...