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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2007
... . King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel ( New York : Oxford UP , 2001 ). Weinfeld Moshe . Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School ( Oxford, U.K. : Oxford UP , 1972 ). THE AMBIVALENT DEUTERONOMIST: HISTORY, LAW AND TEMPORALITY KEVIN DUNN, TUFTS UNIVERSITY...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of utopianism, his writings on Fourier engage only with his “content.” It argues instead that Fourier's project is best understood in the serialized form of his writing, which, as in Playboy , coordinates two different temporal scales: a larger scale on which the drama of world transformation plays out...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nathan K. Hensley This article on temporality, reading, and narrative form shows how George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss stretches on the affordances of the novel to highlight the tension between structure and flow that characterizes any act of textual analysis. This tension within readerly method...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... Reading Charlotte M. Yonge’s Daisy Chain (1856) and Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters (1866) through the temporal structure of the intelligent machine, this essay argues that these novels imagine new, routinized theories of development. Through the characters’ endless meal planning, sewing...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Western in the Americas—Luiselli's attempts to write both through and against this form—as part of the novel's larger attempt to grapple with the formal problems that adhere in representing the temporality and scale of ongoing Central American Indigenous dispossession and refugee displacement in settler...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and extends feminist poetic traditions that emphasize both the physical and biological and the linguistic and cultural by crafting a long poem whose structure is necessarily “female” through its reliance on an individual woman's mental, temporal, and bodily/biological experiences as formal determinants...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
... that his theory be fleshed out through poetic art. Agamben reveals messianic temporality and its political effects in Woolf, just as Woolf's poetic prose gives to Agamben's ideas a representational bloom. By offering To the Lighthouse as a paradigm, this essay illustrates how Agamben's work may be used...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
...” marshals Cumbrian dialect, tradition, architecture, temporality, and history to question both the exploitation of the Lake District's natural resources and the British Empire's developmental narratives relating to industrialization, urbanization, commercialization, and militarization. While emphasizing...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 331–357.
Published: 01 December 2016
... considerably beleaguered persistence as a poet of radical left-wing politics. Thus the idea of a “career trajectory” in effect too rigidly tries to organize what for Rich has become a melancholic commitment to a conception of poetic practice that has endured temporal dislocations while sustaining an engagement...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of fiction to function as an imaginative form of testimony. To traverse the spatial and temporal distance between the Holocaust descendant and the buried shtetl life, Foer's fictional Jewish memorial book represents time as fluid and history as provisional: in Everything Is Illuminated the past is as open...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of movement and space in previous adaptations of Jane Austen. In the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice , activities as simple as walking through the house or circling on the dance floor constitute a kinesthetic language for making interior spaces visible in temporal and spatial terms. Instead of inferring...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 125–139.
Published: 01 December 2006
... naturalization and systemically discriminated against, The Four Immigrants assiduously avoids any direct mention of race as such, focusing instead on temporal dissonances between narratives of modern Japan and narratives of modern Japanese America. By repeatedly forefronting a lan- guage of temporality...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2008
... at the temporal order, in which there are "purposeless figures upon a shattered dial" - a figure of the sur- face, and a malfunctioning surface at that. Taking a cue from this image, I will argue that the narrative also exposes a problem with the experience of time. My reading posits linear, progressive...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 83–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
... her time sucking up to a boring old fart like J.-P (Shaking 525). ANGELA CARTER'S NARRATIVE CHIASMUS 85 sion of New Eve. Carter allegorizes psychoanalytic stage theory as a temporal progression both schematically and structurally in Doctor Hoffman, which func- tions as a kind...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
... (Pizer 1995), the postcolonial naturalism of Naipaul manifests through its spectacles of scenic description and its dim intimations of affect a crisis of narrative that is also a crisis of history and futurity. Yet this foreclosing of temporality by naturalism’s characteristic death drive...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 55–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
..." or "homogeneous" time. (Lyotard himself discerned such grand temporalities behind the totalitarianism of Stalin and the "ontological preten- sions" of Heidegger's turn to Nazism; see Lyotard, 36-37). Certainly the horrors of two world wars and the genocide of the Holocaust did great damage...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... claim that the nineteenth- century rise of modern nationhood involved a profound revolution in the conception of time that these critics dispute; rather, it is the idea that homogenous, empty time represented the THE R EM NA NT FIGU R E 185 only mode in which moderns processed their temporal...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “Ode on a Grecian Urn.” “Remembering Form” is from Hillman’s Loose Sugar (1997); “Styrofoam Cup” appears in her following book, Cascadia (2001). Both poems reflect on key concerns of Keats’s ode: artistic form, the temporal boundedness of natural life, and the relation between the atemporal...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... 321 temporal existence that restates the letter's paradoxical lesson in a predicament reminiscent of what Paul de Man calls irony.9 Prison's Sorrow allows insight because suffering annihilates time. "A great river of life flows between you and a date so distant," Wilde writes to Bosie...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 31–55.
Published: 01 March 2007
... (Heffernan 114), set the temporal cast of the poem pointed towards a future of regret and loss. But the Romantic impulse towards recompense through imaginative agency almost immediately propels Coleridge into his role as a narrator, one who can imaginatively participate, even direct, the missed walk...