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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
...John A. Pitcher COPYRIGHT © 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 CHAUCER'S WOLF: EXEMPLARY VIOLENCE IN THE PHYSICIAN'S TALE JOHN A. PITCHER, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA Within The Canterbury Tales, the beheading of Virginia by her father, Vir- ginius, represents a kind...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 101–128.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Journal of Jewish Studies 11: 2 (Winter 1992; publ. Mar. 1993), Special Issue, “Literary Approaches to the Bible ,” ed. Goldman Stanley , 127 - 67 . A TALE OF TWO TAMARS: INTERNECINE AND INTER-ETHNIC VIOLATION, GENETIC AND GENEALOGICAL ANXIETY, IN THE OLD TESTAMENT NARRATIVE JAMES...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marjorie Worthington Ruth Ozeki's novel A Tale for the Time Being is an autofiction—a novel whose protagonist is a characterized version of its author and thereby straddles the line between memoir and fiction. In an American literary context, autofiction is a genre dominated by white male authors...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Jack . Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales . Austin : U Texas P , 1979 . —, Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization . New York : Wildman Press , 1983 . —, Ed., Victorian Fairy Tales...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 85–108.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of a Sisyphean lack of progress, unsympathetic or abjectified antiheroes, and tales of instructional drudgery and intellectual woe. Such recent academic fiction may be self-published and may feature protagonists who are adjuncts, non-tenure-track faculty, or workers just passing through the ivory tower...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Michael Cucher Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle... and Other Tales of Counterglobalization . By Neilson Brett . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2004 . 209 pages. COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2005 The Micropolitics of Capital: Marx...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Kathryn Hume The Sandman , by Neil Gaiman and many illustrators, is a two-thousand-page frame tale. Critics have focused on the enclosed tales and argue or assume that Gaiman's concern is the nature of narrative. If we look at the frame, the actions of Morpheus/Dream, we find instead a mythic...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 255–283.
Published: 01 December 2014
...David O. Dowling The “fighting whale” in shipwreck accounts has had a pervasive and stubborn hold on maritime narratives, simultaneously perpetuating lasting memorable tales and false assumptions about whale behavior that have endured for nearly two centuries. This essay traces the cultural...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... “Satiric Nationalism” and “Satiric Exile” to explicate Mansfield's technique in “Germans at Meat,” showing that her purpose was to attack British as well as German nationalism from a colonialist stance of marginality and exile. After analyzing “The Swing of the Pendulum” as a transitional tale...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of departure for a tale of historical and epistemological transformation. Following this idea, the article shows how the use of visual tropes to create meaning and definition (in a word, to name) is inherent to the narration of the epistemic rupture, and more specifically, it analyzes how this epistemic change...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Gretchen Braun On the surface Bram Stoker's 1897 Dracula and Mary Cholmondeley's 1899 Red Pottage seem alike only in their fin de siècle publication dates and their popularity with the reading public. Yet Stoker's bloody chronicle of vampire hunting and Cholmondeley's melodramatic domestic tale...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
... on Lovecraft's literary and critical work and the pulp magazine Weird Tales that gave the genre its name; Weird Transition (1940–80), a period marked by the apparent decline of the genre but that actually sees the migration of weird elements into a broad range of genre and media practices; and New Weird (1980...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
...), a supernatural tale that, he claims, exerted a virtually unparalleled influence on weird literature. Forming a distorted mirror image of Georg Lukács's description of Otranto as a piece of costumery that nonetheless became the most famous historical novel of the eighteenth century, Lovecraft's equivocal praise...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Timothy S. Murphy This essay draws out the antipopulist and antinationalist implications of H. P. Lovecraft's cosmic antihumanism by tracing how his fiction (especially the tales At the Mountains of Madness and The Shadow out of Time ) deploys forms of representational inscription—maps, mural...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... tale of domestic anxiety, a farce of jealous subterfuge. Nevertheless, the writing deals in intensities that disrupt the quotidian frame, particularly in scenes attending to the inanimate stuff of the middle-class lifeworld. Most Sansom criticism reads this paraphernalia according to first-wave...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... in the novelistic form, which is read as a complex cautionary tale about the erosion and challenges to those transnational aspirations of success and seamless transnational citizenship. In this manner, Blue White Red disempowers narratives that blindly valorize emigration, and the text serves as a kind of epistle...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 137–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . Bettelheim Bruno . The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales . New York : Knopf , 1976 . Bottigheimer Ruth B. “Fairy Tales, Folk Narrative Research and History.” Social History 14 . 3 ( 1989 ): 343 - 357 . Brinks Ellen . “Nobody's Children’: Gothic...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 283–307.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Mitzi . “Daddy's Girl as Motherless Child: Maria Edgeworth and Maternal Romance; an Essay in Reassessment.” Living by the Pen: Early British Women Writers . Ed. Spender Dale . New York : Teachers College Press , 1992 . 137 - 59 . —. “Romancing the Moral Tale: Maria Edgeworth...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 23–41.
Published: 01 December 2006
... John . “ The Invention of Normality in Japanese American Internment Narratives .” Ethnicity and the American Short Story . Ed. Brown Julie . New York : Garland , 1997 . 125 - 40 . Villa José Garcia . Footnote to Youth: Tales of the Philippines and Others . New York...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... If there is a genre of scholarship best suited for the work that Genre seeks to encourage and publish, it is the travelers' tale. But where tradi- tional travelers' tales are credulous, critical travelers' tales must be skeptical; where traditional travelers' tales are exoticist, critical travelers' tales must...