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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bell Gale Chevigny 1 Many of the ideas expressed here appear in brief form in my article, “Hate is a Cash Crop,” Nation , April 20, 1998 and in the Introduction to my edition of Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing , A PEN American Center Prize Anthology (Arcade, 1999; paperback, 2000...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 201–210.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Timothy S. Murphy Badiou Alain , Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism , translated by Brassier Ray ( Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2003 ). Agamben Giorgio , The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans , translated by Dailey...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of two book clubs and his work as a guest on radio and television programs have been almost forgotten. Seeking to redress this oversight, this essay focuses on Trilling’s work as a script supervisor for Channing (1963–64), a television series adaptation of his campus fiction “Of This Time, of That Place...
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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 (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Martin J. Jacobi © COPYRIGHT 2002 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2002 Hajdu David . Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2001 . 328 pp, including index. $25.00 (cloth...
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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 (2016) 49 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Frances L. Restuccia This essay reads To the Lighthouse through the lens of Giorgio Agamben's Pauline conception of messianic time and suggests that we reconsider the genre of modernist novels in light of such a “messianic aesthetic.” Insofar as To the Lighthouse presents chronological time...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... modernism.” Bowen's spatial aesthetic in turn insists on a related spatial interpretative practice, which is consistent with theoretical developments in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s that consider how space and time cooperate in the configuration of narrative. Her poetics destabilizes time and linear plot...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Robert Baker This essay presents a close reading of C. D. Wright's Deepstep Come Shining . One of the great book-length poems published in America over the last few decades, this poem gathers the strengths of Wright's earlier books while at the same time inventing the sort of roving collage...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Elizabeth Covington The genre of the circadian or one-day novel, of which James Joyce's Ulysses (1922) and Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (1925) are the most famous examples, relies on John Locke's theory of individual identity composed of memories over time. The modernist writer and critic Storm...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Lauren Silber This article examines the public essays of the immigrant activist Jose Antonio Vargas. It situates his 2011 New York Times Magazine essay “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” and his 2012 Time magazine essay “Not Legal, Not Leaving” in the larger historical context...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Suk Koo Rhee This article argues that Suki Kim’s The Interpreter (2003) is influenced by and, at the same time, critically revises early American hard-boiled crime fiction, the genre with which it is least likely to be associated. Although dead bodies do not pile up in the novel, the urban world...
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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 (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 (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Lokāyata , “prevalent in the world”) arose at approximately the same time that materialism developed independently in ancient Greece. Like the atomistic philosophies of Epicurus and later Lucretius in the West, this form of materialism was strongly condemned by other philosophical and religious sects...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 December 2014
....” Recognizing the story's contraceptive disruptions allows us to see it as a modernist text rather than a narrative failure. Reading the story in this light situates modernist aesthetics within larger cultural debates about reproductive rights and civil liberties at the same time that it reveals a surprising...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that twenty-first-century film adaptations of nineteenth-century British novels can make newly visible latent critiques of improvement discourse in the source novels while at the same time deploying these critiques against new objects of analysis. The Unaccounted in Tess and Trishna vivian kao, kettering...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... lyric” that refuses to preach, this poem reimagines the provincial form of the Cumbrian riddle to figure the habitual rebuilding of these giants as an emblem of regional resistance. At a time when Cumbria was increasingly depicted as an uncolonized remnant of a savage English past, “Rural Architecture...
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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 (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in London, she set sail for India in 1617, this time accompanied by Steele and Hudson. Together they formed personal bonds of friendship that also had significant economic and cultural implications, as the English ambassador Sir Thomas Roe discovered. Unlike company merchants, the English women were able...