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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 (2002) 35 (3-4): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bell Gale Chevigny © COPYRIGHT 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 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...
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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 (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Martin J. Jacobi REVIEWS 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. 328pp, including index. $25.00 (cloth). David...
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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 (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 (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 (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
... on psychological interiority as the defining criterion for humanlike mimesis. It proposes that we instead look to an alternative theory of seeming human, one based on repetition and routine. Cybernetics, an early form of artificial intelligence, provides a theory of developmental time through the feedback loop...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 267–293.
Published: 01 December 2018
...,” offering stereotypes of Asians as “silent, reticent, passive, yet also exotic, mysterious, objects of aesthetic contemplation.” But is Yu’s project not at the same time reinscribing a kind of Chinese inscrutability, presenting China as perennially unknowable in its critique of so many efforts to make...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
...David Sergeant This essay explores Kim Stanley Robinson’s fiction of the near future, New York 2140 (2017) and how its treatment of time and history relates to its generic identity. By imbricating present and future, New York 2140 resembles not so much science fiction, the genre commonly associated...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 July 2019
...-century British culture. At the same time, it argues that provisionality offers a model for considering the broader consequences of limitation and determination in the history of the novel. history of the novel roman à clef reference gender Vernon Lee Copyright © 2019 by University of Oklahoma...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of potential rhetorical consequences of satire, which include not only blame for the target but also blame for the satirist, polarization of the audience, and more satire in the way of imitation and response. It then shows that these potential rhetorical consequences are consistent across time by analyzing...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and sexual politics at the time, Burns's novel issues a warning about the reactionary postures and polarization in the contemporary moment surrounding Brexit, the #MeToo movement, and surging violence in Northern Ireland. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 Northern Ireland the Troubles...