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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 April 2021
... but not enough substance and depth of character; the new novel has become “a picture of life.” With its deliberate foregrounding of inhumanness and spectacularity, Emil Ferris's My Favorite Thing Is Monsters commits many of Wood's list of transgressions against the traditional novel. This article examines how...
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Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 1. “So thanks for holding my hand.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters , book 1 . © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy of Emil Ferris and Fantagraphics Books. Figure 1. “So thanks for holding my hand.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, book 1. © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy More
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Figure 2. “Sam ‘Hotstep’ Silverberg.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters , book 1 . © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy of Emil Ferris and Fantagraphics Books. Figure 2. “Sam ‘Hotstep’ Silverberg.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, book 1. © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy of Emil More
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Figure 3. “The Vesica Piscis.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters , book 1 . © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy of Emil Ferris and Fantagraphics Books. Figure 3. “The Vesica Piscis.” Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, book 1. © 2012 Emil Ferris. Courtesy of Emil Ferris More
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 207–217.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- tures this in her introduction to Qian’s work when she examines his metaphori- cal language in relation to that of Shakespeare.) In fact the very act of “borrow- ing”—and the most striking thing about Qian’s essay, as Zhu points out, is the overwhelming nature of his...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2006
... . —. `` Named for Victoria, Queen of England .'' Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays . London : Heinemann , 1975 . 65 - 70 . —. `` The Novelist as Teacher .'' Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays . 42 - 45 . —. Things Fall Apart . New York : Anchor , 1959 . Amuta Chidi . The Theory...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 253–258.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Dianne Mitchell Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847214 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Reviews Cluster: Poetics dianne mitchell Rachel Eisendrath, Poetry in a World of Things: Aesthetics and Empiricism in Renaissance Ekphrasis, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Sabrina Ovan This article provides a comparative reading of “ Las Meninas ,” Michel Foucault's opening essay in The Order of Things , and the historical novel Q , written by the Italian collective known as Luther Blissett. Foucault's opening chapter, a close reading of Diego Velázquez's 1656...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the ethical intent behind such reclamation efforts is commendable, these efforts enact their own version of a capitalist improvement ideology—the imperative to turn all things, even “waste,” to profit or good account. This essay explores the tension between the desire to account for experiences that fall...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... materiality with discursive logic that is central to the workings of lyric. The poetry's fostering these cross-purposes—the aubades' formal patterns getting in the way of the things they say—serves as a stay against time, prolonging the interlude between wordless oneness and the transparency of daylit sense...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 171–197.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Christian Haines This essay argues that William S. Burroughs's The Place of Dead Roads (1983) produces a concrete utopia in response to the political reaction of the 1980s and the rise of neoliberalism. Against Margaret Thatcher's claim that “there is no such thing as society,” Burroughs...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 171–200.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Deuteronomy ; a New Translation with Introductions, Commentary, and Notes . Schocken Bible. New York : Schocken Books , 1997 . Heaney Seamus . Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966–1996 . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 1998 . ------. Seeing Things . London Boston : Faber...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the same cannot be said of the changing of one phoneme variant for another (for example front a/back a)” (1982: 40). Such a test can be applied on the level of semantics as well as phonology, in which case, among other things, specification of connotations could be discerned...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on the Irrational in Culture . Ed. Crook Stephen . London : Routledge , 1994 . Print . Bellamy Liz . “ It-Narrators and Circulation: Defining a Subgenre .” The Secret Life of Things: Animals, Objects, and It-Narratives in Eighteenth-Century England . Ed. Blackwell Mark . Lewisburg...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 103–109.
Published: 01 April 2014
...-­administered ideologies. Instead, she insists that children are quick to recognize the “scriptive things” in material culture that invite users to perform — and perhaps entrench as the status quo — racial ideolo- gies through childhood play. Genre, Vol. 47, No. 1  Spring 2014  © 2014 by University...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 July 2016
... spend any length of time with the novel’s cast of passive-­aggressive whiners and art world poseurs. I cannot help feeling that they all pretty much deserve the horrible things that happen to them. The Cipher thus undermines, rather than inducing, “reader identification” with any...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 77–99.
Published: 01 September 2007
... things, unity; in important things, diversity; in all things, generosity. I assume that the introductory maxim here is a modesty topos, the equivalent of George W. Bush's "flawed and fallible people." It says, "I may not know much; I may not have up my sleeve the particular programs...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2004
... this phasing encoun- tered in the music of Coltrane and the practitioners of the New Thing: "As prac- titioners of free jazz . . . have all amply illustrated, the rejection of received har- monic and tonal practices was often made in the name not only of ideological freedom but also of spiritual...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Timothy S. Murphy COPYRIGHT © 2005 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2005 WORKS CITED Coleman Ornette . Beauty is a Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings . Santa Monica : Rhino , 1993 . —. The Shape of Jazz to Come . New York : Atlantic , 1959 . —. Town Hall...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Edited by Demetz Peter , translated by Jephbott Edmund . New York : Schocken . Bennett Jane . 2009 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ontology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Berlin: Symphony of a Great City . 1927 . Directed by Ruttman Walter . Berlin...