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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Daniel Williams This essay considers the use of “serial thinking”—an approach to representation and cognition that emphasizes repetition, enumeration, and aggregation—in the work of Thomas Hardy. Examining his first novel, Desperate Remedies (1871), it connects Hardy's approaches to serial thinking...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 293–300.
Published: 01 September 2011
... openings and ritualized endings. Metaphors abound when we think of start-ups or endings, but neither narratives nor metaphors immediately come to mind when we think about the middle parts of lives or events. Adults tend to view stories as stretching on too long when their middle portions hold listeners...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
... proposes that Deleuze's encounter with Jackson contributes to recent attempts to think the relation between blackness and fugitivity and demonstrates how such thinking challenges structuralist accounts of subjectivity associated with the Althusserian concept of ideology. © 2011 by University of Oklahoma...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and think about living organs, or microbes, or pathophysiological processes that we cannot simply watch. Focusing on a range of representations of events beneath surfaces, from Jaws to X-rays to a short story about a white blood cell, this article examines the ways in which metaphor and narrative function...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... emphasized idiosyncratic structures and the unique vision of the poet. Moore was never a “pure poet” in the twenties or a protest poet in the thirties, but she did think about the civic function of poetry. In the thirties she sought to reach an audience with accessible scenes and objects. Eventually Moore...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., there is potential to think about the genre more generally. This article proposes that theorizing the neoliberal bildungsroman might present an opportunity to better historicize neoliberalism. © 2016 by University of Oklahoma 2016 novel neoliberalism bildungsroman Singapore in literature Hwee Hwee Tan...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... On this reading, a theory of time as gradual development (flow) sits in tension with a model that imagines short, sharp transitions between discrete temporal periods (structures), one “step” and another. Like Barthes, Eliot aims to think in both synchronic blocks and linear flows simultaneously. She goes further...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 51–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeff Westover In The Folding Cliffs , a narrative poem with a novelistic scope, W. S. Merwin reflects on poetic thinking by availing himself of the tools of narrative. He not only depicts historic injustice against indigenous Hawaiians but also tropes the form of his storytelling to assess...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for reading this alternative history of the novel. By focusing on the provisionality of literature, which Lee calls a “half-art,” this essay argues that literature’s reference to an external context provides a point of departure for thinking about women’s disempowerment and vulnerability in late nineteenth...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Blau DuPlessis's work, including Drafts (1987–2013) and Traces, with Days (2017–), readily suggests itself as a case study for thinking through a megatextual impulse in the twenty‐first‐century long poem. Though her work is plainly indebted to its modernist precursors (H.D., Pound, Williams, etc...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2022
... identifies three distinct modalities of the new opioid novel, paying particular attention to the ways these texts think through the causality of the opioid epidemic. First, some texts (novels from Julie Bunton, Brian Allen Carr, Cheryl Reed, and Jennifer Weiner), which read like detective fiction, take...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and Guillory together might not only help us think more clearly about the politics of literary study but also construct a version of the field based on concepts rather than national‐historical fields. Taken alongside Guillory's critique of canonical representation as the basis of a progressive English...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Vincent P. Pecora The belief that modernity can be completed—and not merely in some ungraspable “fullness of time”—is the little that remains of art's utopian promise. But this is at the same time the promise of a fully achieved secularism. There is no way, I think, that anyone could have predicted...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the human imagination that opposes the dialectical tradition of idealist rationality associated with Kant and Hegel. Leopardi's thinking parallels Nietzsche's in several important ways: both offer a critique of dialectical concepts of historical progress; both attack the rise of nationalism and its...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the relations between Marxism and deconstruction, which I was surprised to hear brought up only once among the papers I attended. I think it's very important for people working in deconstruction to be asked questions by Marxists. The reason that deconstruction produces social criticism as its left is very...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 199–211.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., to invoke horror — bad awe. I think this a torqued iteration of the sublime, which locates them within the SF/f tradition. There can be a danger, I think, of a sort of crudely arithmetic critique of the traditional “SF versus f” heuristic, of simply listing the (numerous) texts that don’t sit...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 319–329.
Published: 01 September 2000
... about importance have nothing to do with my current obsessions. But in criticism I have to take importance as a measure simply of what seems to me now most influential in affording me a satisfying intensity in my own thinking. And once value gets this personal it seems necessary to take...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 353–368.
Published: 01 September 2010
... pensiero negativo, that “[to have] power is to be integrated into the system”. The accusation of opportunism is something that would be unlikely to discomfort him, since the reclaiming and re-appropriat- ing of the thinking of the enemy is crucial to his intellectual...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Alan Rosen’s collection outlines different approaches to teaching Elie Wie- sel’s Night in the form of short essays which offer teachers a strong base from which to think about this novel. By no means should the collection be consid- ered enough background reading for a teacher beginning to think...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 June 2004
... one thing into another. I think that sound has a much more democratic relationship to information, because you don't need the alphabet to understand 'This interview originally appeared in French in the magazine Les Inrockuptibles no.115 (20 aout-2 septembre 1997): 37-40, 43. All notes...