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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 59–82.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ECONOMY MARK BERNSTEIN & DIANE GRECO, EASTGATE SYSTEMS, INC. Though the literary world is perpetually in decline and the business of pub- lishing is, notoriously, always in crisis, recent portents seem unusually alarming. Newspapers, burdened by debt and pressured by competition from...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
... experiences with the health care and insurance systems). Narrative, in the form of a quest, is usually reserved to support medical research. The quest narrative has, for example, been a staple of both “personalized” and regenerative medicine. The quest narrative, paired with stories of dying patients, has had...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., interpreted as if it were complete within the frames of Las Meninas , is still indeterminate and “in the making” during the age immediately preceding: the age narrated in Q . If Foucault's The Order of Things takes as a point of departure the closure of the episteme from the point of view of the new system...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Susanah Shaw Romney During the seventeenth century the Dutch built a global economic system that depended on contact and trade with many different peoples and cultures. To create those connections, Dutch writers particularized and described those cultures to elaborate the role local peoples might...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of these films’ tropes in new Hollywood melodramas where the American family was upheld as a key component of national strength and integrity in combating the threat of Communist infiltration. Following this ideology, women were urged to embrace normative gender roles as wives and mothers in a system...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 April 2018
... valid but limited articulations of justice. The essay argues that McEwan’s contemporary tragedy enacts such a collision by intensifying the polarization between two competing systems of values: modern reason and religious faith. The novel depicts a complex entanglement between the two paradigms while...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of language and the sociopolitical system that has cast them out. It is a risk that challenges both the identity of the speaker and the social norms and responsibilities of the listener. Building on Dina Al-Kassim’s scholarship on the rant, this article uses examples from Greek journalism and prose...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... , the introduction objects to his designation “hysterical realism” to characterize Smith's and other writer's publishing novels in the genre that literary scholarship has called encyclopedic, systems, maximalist, mega, and novels of information. The current debate in literary studies over the methods of postcritique...
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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 179–203.
Published: 01 December 2022
... (1902), Melville Davisson Post's The Strange Schemes of Randolph Mason (1896), and Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne's The Wrong Box (1889) instruct the reader to regard detective fiction as a genre about the production of the corpse and the transnational economic systems that generated...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 233–256.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Jacqueline O'Dell Abstract Spike Jonze's 2013 film Her , about a letter writer's romance with his operating system, is often read as a posthuman meditation on universal concerns about intimacy. Drawing from Sylvia Wynter's work on genres of the human, this article argues that the protagonist...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 191–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., either by the computer programmer who determines the initial conditions of a self-organizing computer model, or by, for example, the manager who sets the conditions of an open, self- organizing work structure. A major focus of Terranova's book is the question of how self-organizing systems...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 331–338.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., and Valera, Thompson and Rosch in their concept of enaction.3 Hutchins contributes to these discussions through an approach that depends crucially on re-drawing the boundaries of what counts as a cognitive system. Drawing on a rich variety of nautical examples, Hutchins shows over...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... these meaning systems. This access of course can never be unmediated, which is why Hutcheon wonders if “we have ever known the ‘real’ except through representations” (33). The combination of questioning these systems of representation while participating in them form the backbone of Hutcheon’s...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 449–478.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in Nineteenth-Century America.” Political Theory 27 . 1 ( 1999 ): 85 - 120 . De Beaumont Gustave Tocqueville Alexis de . On the Penitentiary System in the United States and its Application in France . Trans. Lieber Francis . 1833 . Carbondale : Southern Illinois UP , 1964...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 105–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . “ The Work of Culture in the Age of Cybernetic Systems .” The New Media Reader . Ed. Wardip-Fruin Noah Montfort Nick . Cambridge : MIT Press , 2003 . 627 - 41 . Stephenson Neal . Snow Crash . New York : Bantam Books , 1992 . Wills David . “ An Interview with David Wills...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 351–358.
Published: 01 June 2012
... reduction does not equal belief in ghosts or other ontological oddities is conveniently attested by the celebrated three-­body problem in physics to the effect that no strict, general mathematical solution exists to the behavior of a system of three (or more) bodies moving...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Gary . “The Convict Tattoo.” Social Alternatives 17 . 4 ( 1998 ): 14 - 17 . Davis Angela Y. “Race, Gender, and Prison History: From the Convict Lease System to the Supermax Prison.” Sabo, Kupers , and London 35 - 45 . Díaz-Cotto Juanita . Gender, Ethnicity...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... textural dimensions.” Luiselli's novel mobilizes maximalist tools to represent the unending project of accounting for the systems of marginalization that play out in discussions of the Latin American refugee crisis. Analyzing BAN narrative strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 563–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... sits out two lifetime sentences in Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, Kansas. His story is one of international magnitude, invoked by many as repre- sentative of the American government's violation of human rights and use of the criminal justice system to neutralize dissent. Given the political...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
... a Typology of Literary Systems.” New Left Review 54 , November–December : 87 – 100 . Bode Katherine . 2012 . Reading by Numbers: Recalibrating the Literary Field . London : Anthem . Bown Nicola Burdett Carolyn Thurschwell Pamela . 2004 . The Victorian Supernatural...