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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 265–270.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ben Parker Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847240 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Reviews Cluster: Form ben parker Anna Kornbluh, The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. In Bunyan s The Pilgrim s Progress, we...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Years Later . Eds. May Larry Kohn Jerome . Cambridge, MA, and London : The MIT Press , 1996 . 33 - 52 "CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997" AS AN ANTIDOTE TO THE SOCIAL ERASURE OF THE PUBLIC THEODORE GRACYK, MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MOORHEAD Another unsettling element...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 211–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
...R. Michelle Lee Angelic Airs, Subversive Songs: Music as Social Discourse in the Victorian Novel , Clapp-Itnyre Alisa , Ohio University Press , Athens , 2002 . COPYRIGHT © 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 Angelic Airs, Subversive Songs: Music as Social Discourse...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Tom Eyers eyerst@duq.edu Anahid Nersessian , The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life , Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2020 . Copyright © 2022 by University of Oklahoma 2022 One could do a serviceable job of narrating the history of professional anglophone...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the return of religion in its more public forms in recent decades, any more than one could have foreseen the great reopening of the question of secularization within social theory since 1990. If, as I argue, the complete eradication of religious thought, which is to say a “finished” project of secularization...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Jean Gregorek Henning Mankell describes his goal in the best-selling Wallander novels as an examination of the social antagonisms in his native Sweden, particularly with regard to race and immigration, within the commercial genre of the police procedural. This essay complicates Mankell's claims...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 183–207.
Published: 01 July 2018
... is subordinated, undermining the privilege allotted realistic modes of fiction and extending its disturbance into the social and political frameworks in which distinctions of fiction and reality are maintained. Theorizing the significance of the prefix un by means of the political critique of democracy Jacques...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and social experience with American identity and citizenship. Yet, at the level of minor characters, Shuffle is less negating racial ideologies and more forwarding a global conceptualization of race. Specifically articulated through a series of non- Black or white minor characters, Shuffle offers alternative...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and drug use and addiction. This hybrid genre draws on the emotional strength of melodrama to help viewers forge connections with characters and draws on the reasoned response that is elicited through realism to create sophisticated interpretations of the program's representations of social and political...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in the “career” as the form of individual development, the characterization of Phineas as an adventurer—and the depiction of romantic and political outcomes in London as stochastic—reveal a causal disjunction between individual choice and the mechanisms of social progress. Parliament is the setting of both...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in Caribbean women's literature. It brings with it assumptions about individual subjectivity, progress, and socialization that underlie modes of justification for colonialist and misogynist practice and yet can be used to expose the shortcomings of models of development and to foreground the priorities...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
...George J. Annas Health care insurance reform and medical research in the United States have been driven by metaphor and narrative. Obama's year-long reform effort effectively used the narrative of social progress (and the compelling stories of his dying mother and grandmother and their bitter...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the characters have reevaluated their social hierarchies and divested themselves of Edenic notions of Alaska. THE BROMANCE OF A. R. AMMONS & HAROLD BLOOM North to Alaska and Other Bad Trips in T. C. Boyle’s Drop City susan kollin, montana state university...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the nature of these narratives as paradigmatic of the ages they strive to represent, particularly in their implied resonance on class and power structures: an age of nameless history, where individuality is characterized by blurred signifiers and collectivity is the founding element of everyday social...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
... essential to her recent books of social witness, One Big Self, Rising, Falling, Hovering , and One with Others. Deepstep teaches us to read these more recent books of Wright's. It also teaches us, indirectly, to read again the larger Romantic and modernist traditions that Deepstep and these recent books...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ugo Mattei Recent judgments of the Italian Constitutional Court and the transformation of the joint-stock company Azienda Risorse Idriche Napoli (ARIN, Naples Water Resource Company) into the public concern Acqua Bene Comune Napoli (Naples Water Common Good) are important examples of how social...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Margaret Ronda This essay examines a georgic inheritance in American poetry that reconfigures the disenchanted character of Virgilian georgic in light of the changing historical conditions of capitalist modernization. These poems, rather than portraying agrarian labor as a figure for social...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... States, the stability of the United States as a superpower, our unshakable economy, the undeniability of social mobility, our unlimited individual potential, our pursuit of the true and the good. Focusing specific attention on the representation of modern slavery in season 2, Laura Murphy locates...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of utopian desire, illuminating the persistence of the social beyond neoliberal privatization and constructing a horizon in which the United States is irreducible to capitalist and statist imaginaries. More specifically, I show how Burroughs elaborates and complicates the concept of the common as proposed...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of “domestic containment.” In Requiem for a Nun Faulkner returned to the themes of the woman’s film in his own Hollywood-inspired melodrama. Far from creating an “homage,” however, Faulkner drew on the drive for social conformity inherent in the genre but redeployed its tropes in a subversive fashion to launch...