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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 85–108.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and at its best revels in the “crises” of higher education to begin imagining the twenty-first-century professoriat anew. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oklahoma 2019 adjunctroman Professorroman academic fiction abject speculative ...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . Williams Raymond , The Politics of Modernism . London : Verso , 1989 . Wegner Phillip , “ Jameson’s Modernisms; or the Desire called Utopia ,” diacritics ( 2007 ), 37 : 2 - 20 . THE SEMIOTICS OF SPECULATION: A. J. GREIMAS AND THE EXAMPLE OF LITERARY CRITICISM RONALD...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the irreconcilable paradoxes of labor under industrial capitalism while speculating on the compensatory value poetry alone can produce. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Works Cited Barlow Joel . 1787 . The Vision of Columbus . Hartford, CT : Hudson and Goodwin . Barrell John . 1983...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...–present), which critiques the Old Weird's reactionary politics by adopting a radically affirmative perspective on the body and the alien. During the New Weird period, philosophy and critical theory are also infected with weird elements of nihilism and radical antihumanism, as in the speculative realist...
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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 (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., discusses the type’s peculiar characteristics, and speculates on the reactions it drew from its original audiences. Genre, Vol. 52, No. 3 December 2019 DOI 10.1215/00166928-7965792 © 2019 by University of Oklahoma Fog- Shaped Men : The Remnant Figure in Postbellum American Regionalism nir evron Chapters 5...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 327–331.
Published: 01 December 2023
... but also exploit the speculative aspects of the market in which their hypervisibility is commodified. She parlays this argument into a reflection on the ways in which Crafts, in particular, “foregrounds the imaginative, conjectural sense” of speculation, claiming the text as an early example...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
... reflection. NOSTROMO AS FAIRY TALE EPIC 85 for a contest of ideologies, "the tide of political speculation . . . beating high within the four walls of the great sola" (192). But it evaporates into impressionist tints, much of it taken up with Decoud's...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... American and subsequently European consumer culture, named the “plastics age” by historians,” generated a great deal of excitement and utopian speculation. When plastics were still rela- tively new, science journalism and popular science accounts of plastics generi- cally resembled science fiction...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that are conventionally located in the early US novelistic canon: Hugh Henry Brackenridge's Modern Chivalry , Charles Brockden Brown's Wieland , and Royall Tyler's The Algerine Captive . Koenigs persuasively argues that each work cultivates “speculative thinking” (82) and that this suppositional project is where...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with the Dog” with this sentence, Chekhov's narrator marks an ambivalent opening. He suggests that the couple—and, implicitly, the coming century—face difficulties created not just by modernity's new speculative freedoms but also by the process of switching into new patterns of behavior from within older...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
...- ing radioactive subjects. I turn then to utopian engagements with the radioactive revolution by tracing the links between Soddy s speculations on the political and evolutionary potential of atomic energy and scientific romances by Josiah Henry Harris and Wells. Examining Soddy s and Wells s use...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 July 2021
... to racism, capitalism, and the end of the world intimate that Ellmann's novel fits into a divergent literary project, which does not shy away from structural violence. The protagonist's speculations about animal minds and fast “bird novels” further suggest that her narrative differentiates itself...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 173–178.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Sharon . 2001 . Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . Schalk Sami . 2018 . Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Jonathan creates his own speculative and folkloric version of his ancestors’ past. His imagina- tive family history constitutes the descendant’s attempt at a Jewish memorial book. Through Jonathan’s attempts to imagine Trachimbrod, Foer dramatizes the paradoxical experience of the survivor’s...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Darwinian Psychiatry: A Brief Introduction Darwinian psychiatry, or evolutionary psychiatry as it is also known, is among the most recent and in some ways the most radical and speculative of attempts to claim psychic territory in the name of natural selection. Its status in the larger field...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 319–329.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to particular authorial actions that have claims on us in our actual world. And he engages both topics with such precision and imagina- tion that he makes it possible for a critic to elaborate speculative possibilities that Moran would probably not approve, especially because these possibilities open...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to parliamentary life (Trollope [1874] 1993, 1:11 – 12). That Phineas should be aligned with the Melmottes and guano speculators of the Trollopean universe should perhaps not come as a surprise. He is, after all, explicitly referred to as an “adventurer” three times in Phineas Finn — most memorably when Lady...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the publication of Drafts ’ final volume, DuPlessis has not ceased transforming what it is and might be. In “Draft 98: Canzone” (2012), the poem's speaker speculates: Afterward, I could perhaps write interstitial poem after interstitial poem, filling gaps that have opened and that exist (have in fact always...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in Kingsley’s, is not to discover the truth as they have established it but to half create one’s own journey. Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild: “We Can Do No More Than Speculate” Into the Wild may not have the same direct, metatextual concern with what con- stitutes truth in travel writing that one...