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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Press . Jin Ba . (1931) 1972 . Family . New York : Anchor . © 2016 by University of Oklahoma 2016 Chow Rey , Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging as a Postcolonial Experience , New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . Jan M. Padios is an assistant...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the speech of the other, and as such, it is like Judith Butler’s rhetorical “scene of address” in which a listener judges the speaker as a recognizable member of society, or not. The ranter’s language moves outside the domain of speakability, risking misunderstanding in order to confront the limitations...
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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 (2003) 36 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the labor of the automata (116-17). Burke's modernist hope for the dole is echoed in an ironically diminished form in Ashbery's "Soonest Mended," the speaker of which—a mildly bohemian member of a generation that never "graduates from college" and will not "grow up"—has been reduced to "learning...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
... a direct effect upon Dickinson’s sense of the possibilities for formal flexibility in short- lined verse, and her construction of dramatic speakers either manifesting qualities of the ballad speaker in being innocently wise or in self- consciously envying such a state in another person...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 145–178.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and unbending representation can be quickened and reshaped. Despite their thematic importance, however, both Wordsworth's and Heaney's mentor figures play a relatively small role in the perceptions of the poetic persona (in lyrical forms where poet and voice are considered as one), or speaker...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of the workers, an insistence couched not in “amounts” but in an “evenness” the speaker alone recognizes: Workmen and workwomen! Were all educations practical and ornamental well display’d out of me, what would it amount to? Were I as the head teacher, charitable...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 1–44.
Published: 01 March 2005
... with a number of his lyrics, feature moments of repose, with only a solitary speaker. These pastoral modes engage such themes as community, dis- placement, and idleness, along with their socio-political circumstances, includ- ing some mentioned by Graver in the previous paragraph. If we accept the fun...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... for her political beliefs and actions and her unrequited love. Bernard Levine asserts that the speaker in the "Helen poems" "looks to the figure of Helen to resolve his quarrel with country and countrymen" (84). In doing so, though, we will see that Yeats experiences emotional shifts similar...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2007
... "fearfully and wonderously" (139.14 and following), the speaker suddenly changes the subject: "Oh that thou would- est slay, O God, the wicked & bloody men, to whom I say, Depart ye from me" (139:19)—as if, quips C. S. Lewis, "it were surprising that such a simple remedy for human ills had...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of Feinman’s “Relic” with Sonnet 49, a closer examination of Shakespeare’s poem may provide a useful 204 GENRE framework for understanding Feinman’s. Shakespeare’s almost impossibly slip- pery speaker seems at first to perform a thorough self- abjection, confessing his own...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Aesthetics . Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press . Ferguson Frances . 2010 . “Writing and Orality around 1800: ‘Speakers,’ ‘Readers,’ and Wordsworth's ‘The Thorn.’” In Wordsworth's Poetic Theory: Knowledge, Language, Experience , edited by Regier Alexander Uhlig Stefan H...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and now (in the kingdom of heaven within us). In a world after Darwin and Marx, the use of the pastoral mode in Frost is a grappling with the problem of weakness itself, so it is no wonder many of his poems present situations where the characters or speakers must deal with situations that threaten...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of a tune From which one who whole day's mood derives. For you and me, darling, this is an epitaph. (321) The subdued but poignant judgment restores the moral balance disrupted by the speaker's initial admission of "my negligence" (318) in letting such a valued but helpless...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
...” is not the winter of 1939; rather, he finds in this lyric a form of refreshment that keeps things cir- culating without moving them on, sealing off speaker and nation so that on read- ing “Martial Cadenza” we find them “still walking in a present of [their] own.” Graham’s “Spelled from the Shadows Aubade” takes...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and Venus . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2007 . ---, and Don Kulick. Language and Sexuality . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2003 . Cazden Courtney B. “ Speakers, Listeners and Speech Events in Issues of Universality .” Journal of Narrative and Life History 7. 1-4...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 241–246.
Published: 01 December 2020
... traditional categories of form. They are most compelling where they trace poetic syntax, as in lively readings of A. R. Ammons s syntactical gymnastics (227), Robert Hass s nested degrees of reference (97) which lead us away from the speaker s presumed object, and of pivotal words like aber...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 247–256.
Published: 01 September 2000
...; they should not get in the way, should not affect or infect the thought or truth they represent. In this framework, speech has seemed the immediate manifestation or presence of thought, while writing, which operates in the absence of the speaker, has been treated as an artificial and derivative...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... In the opening pages of “Draft 1: It” (1987), DuPlessis's ( 2001 : 7) ambiguous speaker asks, “There's no way to read it?” This question hangs emblematically over the entire project. Though Drafts and the serial poems that influence it are difficult, open, untranslatable, and flirt with a sense...