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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 179–192.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Leland de la Durantaye Agamben Giorgio , State of Exception . Translated by Attell Kevin . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2005 / Giorgio Agamben, Stato di eccezione: Homo sacer , II, I. Turin: Bollati Boringhieri, 2003. COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2005
... . `` Minority Cultures and the Cosmopolitan Alternative .'' The Rights of Minority Cultures . Ed. Kymlicka Will . NY : Oxford U P . COSMOPOLITANISM, AMERICA, AND THE WELFARE STATE BRUCE ROBBINS, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY This essay deals with some recent Anglophone controversies over...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 353–370.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . Roosevelt Theodore . `` Sixth Annual Message to Congress .'' 3 December 1903 . Stacey Judith . In The Name of the Family: Rethinking Family Values in the Postmodern Age . Boston : Beacon Press , 1996 . THE FAMILY AND THE STATE: A LONG-TERM POLITICAL RELATIONSHIP ELAINE...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the fundamental laws of energy no longer apply. The article first examines how espionage, detective, and invasion fiction, exemplified by The Secret Agent , incorporated the Edwardian press’s figuration of radium to suggest that the entropic nation-state’s raison d’être, degenerate populations, was not so...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Laura T. Murphy Home Box Office's The Wire is a cop show that boldly seeks to explore the tensions in the grand narratives that we brought with us into the twenty-first century—mythologies regarding the safety our state can provide us, the postracial society many thought we had built in the United...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . Tuscaloosa : U of Alabama P , 2005 . 125 - 144 . Ransom John Crowe . “The Aesthetics of Regionalism.” 1934 . Selected Essays of John Crowe Ransom . Ed. Young Thomas Daniel Hindle John . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State U P , 1984 . 45 - 58 . Reynolds Guy . “Louise Pound...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
... American Center Prize Anthology (Arcade, 1999; paperback, 2000). WRITERS WITH CONVICTIONS: DOING TIME AT CENTURY'S END1 BELL GALE CHEVIGNY, PURCHASE COLLEGE, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK "Write a poem that makes no sense" —Hettie Jones2 Marlene squatted...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 381–391.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to abuses like eugenics, it has never disappeared. It exists today in the field of evolutionary psychology and its offshoot, Darwinian psychiatry. This fledgling discipline posits the mind as developing during the long period of hunter-gatherer existence, with some emotional states and behaviors now...
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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 (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... presents a provocative fable of disillusionment: a melancholic antihero defending the embattled welfare state, while uncovering the corruption of that same state, who gradually descends into the highly symbolic oblivion of Alzheimer's disease. This analysis of the Wallander character as postmodern cynic...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Michael Dango This article argues that the nineteenth-century utopian writings of Charles Fourier and twentieth-century United States pornography franchises including Playboy participate in the same generic form of serialized eroticism. Although Fredric Jameson argued for a formalist study...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Bimbisar Irom The article explores the novel form's engagement in narrating the crucial shift from the Old Left to the New Left in the United States by analyzing Norman Mailer's claims to have written a collective novel, The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Cristanne Miller Emily Dickinson's metrical structures were as fully influenced by the ballad as by the hymn, and other elements of her style may also have been shaped by the huge popularity of ballads in the early nineteenth century in the United States. Understanding that the ballad...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Susan Kollin Set in 1970, T. C. Boyle's Drop City (2003) follows a group of commune dwellers who abandon the Golden State in search of a new Eden in the “last frontier.” For Boyle's characters, California is no longer a haven once their commune is condemned as a health hazard and bulldozed...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 117–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of Autonomia, its suppression by the Italian state, and the flight of its members into exile abroad. He credits Negri with the important recognition that the European Left has been and continues to be too focused on the level of national politics when it should instead focus its militant energy...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... analysis as a result of the separation of private life from public life. In the recent past such labor was sometimes delegated to the state, but today it is increasingly delegated to the labor market. This produces the “wagification” of reproductive labor, which results in large-scale migrations of care...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
... life, in particular the function of material conditioning within the institutions of the nation-state. The rise of such a political technology, this article suggests, was an important precondition for Lawrence's own emphasis on alternative categories of political life, most importantly the “primary...
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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 (2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of the undocumented youth movement in the United States. More specifically, this article identifies how the national comprehensive immigration reform movement created a political genre known as the Dreamer narrative that undocumented youth were trained to produce. By examining the ways Vargas performs these genre...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2020
... racial subjectivities to post–civil rights US racial common sense by highlighting racialized social and historical experiences beyond and below the horizon of the US nation-state as a reminder of the alternative global geographies of race. Ultimately, the novel both negates American citizenship...