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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Dunja Dušanić Abstract This article examines the relationship between poetry and testimony in order to outline a viable framework for interpreting testimonial poetry (or “poetry of witness,” in Carolyn Forché’s terms) as a literary genre in its own right. Neglected in favor of other, mimetically...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the Jewish memorial book, a literary genre both testimonial and folkloric, on Foer's depiction of shtetl life and its destruction during the Holocaust. Jewish memorial books, encyclopedic record books composed by Holocaust survivors, memorialize, with deep nostalgic longing, the lost inhabitants and culture...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Autobiography . Chapel Hill : U of North Carolina P , 1999 . Gilmore Leigh . The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma, Testimony, Theory . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2000 . Henke Suzette . Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women's Life-Writing . New York : St. Martin's P , 1998...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Schramm Jan-Melissa . 2000 . Testimony and Advocacy in Victorian Law, Literature, and Theology . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Shapin Steven Schaffer...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 563–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... are "collective documents, testimonies written by individuals to their common struggle" (120). The writings of Harlow's discussion articulate a collec- tive notion of self, a sense of the author's story as part of a larger narrative. The text becomes a site of discursive intervention where the literary...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 211–215.
Published: 01 March 2008
... poet. While H.D. wrote extensively about film and films, and participated very active- ly in film production, and Stein helpfully claimed in her lecture "Portraits" that "our period was undoubtedly the period of the cinema" (cited on 56), there is considerably less testimony to be heard...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of view. Testimonies or transportation are singular, having been experi- enced differently by every survivor and all of these are a critical part of the trag- edy. For Gigliotti, personal accounts destabilize what she calls “factual control” and nothing makes a historian more nervous, she explains (34...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of recorded nature noises and music, neither character considers oral histories or testimonies as important to their research. 9 This is a surprising omission, as both formats are well-known methods for creating more inclusive archives, particularly in the social justice–oriented archival discourse...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 161–174.
Published: 01 July 2013
...:  But at the same time he agrees: he has to die for the revolution. Tuaillon:  That’s right, but a martyr has to leave a trace in order to testify. Negri:  The idea of martyrdom can have many meanings: the martyr to destroy others, the martyr as testimony, with all the gradations in between...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
... formal strategies. The narration, for instance, is not linear but fragmented, and it consists of an ensemble of docu- ments: epistles, diaries, oral tales, songs, testimonies all paint the whole fresco of the novel.12 The book begins as an epistolary narrative with a series of letters 11...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 599–624.
Published: 01 September 2002
... incarcerated women's testimony thus entails sifting and sorting through the voices of women in prison, foregrounding the resourceful ways in which they make use of available materi- LEGALLY BLIND 609 als, rendering audible instances when...
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Genre (2023) 56 (3): 333–335.
Published: 01 December 2023
... “academic talk” hardly escapes notice. If readers walk away from this book highly conscious of the signature features of the academic style—“X is routed through Y”; “nothing so much as”; “X is not long to seek”; “it is X that Y”; “in X no less than in Y”—then it is another testimony to the persuasiveness...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2011
... because donated organs are not available. Two weeks later, in testimony before a US Senate committee, Collins (2010c) continued to make the argument that suspending funding (for the quest) would mean that “patients may have to put hope on hold” and seemed to make a direct reference to Reeve...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
... erasure. As prisons grow more crowded and violent, rising above conditions becomes harder and more necessary. Nineties' chronicles increasingly resemble the testimonies writers everywhere find indispensable during periods of repres- sion. Take Victor Hassine, who fell into documentary almost...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 483–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Watson Julia . Madison, WI : U. of Wisconsin P. , 1998 . 72 - 82 . Gilmore Leigh . The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony . Ithaca, NY and London : Cornell UP , 2001 . Goldman A. E. 1996 . Take My Word: Autobiographical Innovations of Ethnic American Working...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 309–329.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and imprisonment offer the allure, for queer criticism, of reify- ing a sometimes intangible experience of oppression: look, it can say, I suffered there, where Oscar did, and De Profundis might be read—indeed, has been read—as documenting oppression in a straightforward testimonial to homopho- bia's...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... was severe. Planners in London could not rely on 7. Cf. Steensgaard 1973, 120; Lawson 1993, 20. 164 GENRE oral testimony alone to inform them of the markets they hoped to penetrate and the optimal routes to, among, and from them. They mounted multiple voyages, each involving complex financial...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 479–493.
Published: 01 September 2002
... been denied standing as analysis and testimony that could advance understanding of both racial antagonism and the centrality of community to the oppressed. The political meanings of Raise Up Off Me can be readily grasped, particularly with the help of George Lipsitz's loving understanding...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Indeed, the testimony of the tale actually contradicts the Physician's diagno- sis of the social origins of gendered violence; Virginia's death at the hand of her father serves to locate the primary threat to the safety of girls within the family, rather than outside it. She will become a casualty...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... it provided an autobiographi- cal account of slave life on southern plantations written by escaped slaves them- selves (sometimes in conjunction with an amanuensis), which could be used by the antislavery movement as testimonial evidence of the inhumanity of the insti- tution of slavery. In 1861 a young...