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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 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... from a distinctly biblical context, mapping the permutations and vicissitudes of his protagonist's rise and fall in fortunes to the life and narrative of Saint Paul—primarily his conversion and his epistolary interventions in the shape of a universal(ized) Christianity. The authors ground this Pauline...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 81–92.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Shamil Jeppie Abstract This article opens with the 2015 Rhodes Must Fall protests at the University of Cape Town, when a student poured feces on a statue of Cecil Rhodes. This moment exemplifies the ambivalent relationship between symbolic politics and demands for institutional transformation...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alysia Kolentsis Prevailing critical practice has tended to position tragedy as an influential but limited antecedent to the novel. The conditions of the bourgeois novelistic universe are seen to undermine and mitigate the effects of tragedy. The very occurrence of a tragic event precludes any...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 233–256.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Jacqueline O'Dell Abstract Spike Jonze's 2013 film Her , about a letter writer's romance with his operating system, is often read as a posthuman meditation on universal concerns about intimacy. Drawing from Sylvia Wynter's work on genres of the human, this article argues that the protagonist...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 231–253.
Published: 01 July 2016
... “universe” of Lord Horror as a form of weird fiction. This universe is visually indebted to the work of Lovecraft, develops a visual weird architecture, exacerbates the form of pulp modernism, and intensifies the disintegration of narrative. The neo-weird of Reverbstorm develops a new form of weird fiction...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 309–334.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of the communist magazine the New Masses . This essay repositions Porter's story in its original context and in doing so reveals political themes that have been traditionally read as universal ones. Perhaps most importantly, though, this essay recovers the original version of “He,” which underwent significant...
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Genre (2015) 48 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Michael Nicholson A critically neglected short poem that focuses on the ancient custom of stone giant building in Cumbria, William Wordsworth's “Rural Architecture” avoids the monumental permanence and transcendent universality so often associated with Lyrical Ballads . An expressly opaque “local...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Adam Kaiserman Critics have long portrayed Lionel Trilling as a cultural mandarin. However, this well-regarded critical orthodoxy neglects Trilling’s work in the mass media. Trilling’s affiliations with Columbia University and the New York Intellectuals are well attested, but his coeditorship...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with the future, as the historical novel, inheriting from its nineteenth-century exemplars and moving beyond its postmodern incarnations. New York 2140 also proves innovative in its treatment of the relationship between individual and general, particular and universal, which has always been central to critical...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-regeneration. Attending to this narratological and scientific upheaval, the article argues that formal experiments as varied as Joseph Conrad’s Secret Agent ([1907] 2007) and H. G. Wells’s World Set Free (1914) exemplify a widespread regrounding of narrative and political form in a universe where...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... readerly immersion, yet its fictional storyworld may not feel universally plausible. Sharing its writer's experience of teaching Thien in Hong Kong, the article suggests that a critique of the novel's Western, nearly Orientalist standpoint with respect to sensitive issues of recent Chinese history does...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 December 2021
... at the University of Oklahoma in 1984. Panelists Barbara Johnson, Louis Mackey, and J. Hillis Miller comment on work presented at the conference over the previous two days and respond to questions from the audience. Much of the discussion focuses on an appraisal of the differences between deconstructive and Marxist...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
... space of the university. The essay turns to recent developments in the field to consider how Guillory's analysis might respond to our present moment. If his sociological method neatly describes the failures of self‐understanding among scholars with respect to the canon wars and the politics of literary...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and courses (one volume for each year). Thus far, two volumes have been published, Séminaire: La bête et le souverain, Volume 1 (2001–2002) and Volume 2 (2002–2003) , published in 2008 and 2010, respectively. (In 2009 the University of Chicago Press inaugurated the translation of the series into English...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Genre, Vol. 52, No. 3 December 2019 DOI 10.1215/00166928-7965831 © 2019 by University of Oklahoma Books Received Genre publishes reviews of academic monographs and anthologies in literary and cultural studies by invitation. To volunteer to write a review of one of the titles listed below, contact...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 April 2013
... a vitalist drama of political embodiment. Considered by Lawrence to be his best novel, The Plumed Serpent enables a retrospective reading of Lawrence's formal method, including the value of readerly affect in his attempts to counter the habituating forces of mass modernity. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 93–107.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., but at the same time, purely class or economic struggles do not necessarily alter noneconomic modes of class domination in the social and cultural sphere, nor the symbolic violence of social hierarchies such as race or gender. mchiang@uic.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Oklahoma 2023 John...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Su Fang Ng © 2015 by University of Oklahoma 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Abu-Lughod Janet L. 1989 . Before European Hegemony: The World System A.D. 1250–1350 . New York...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 283–307.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Saba Bahar © COPYRIGHT 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 Works cited Boch Julie . Les Dieux désenchantés: la fable dans la pensée française de Huet à Voltaire . Paris : Honoré Champion , 2002 . Brantlinger Patrick . Fictions of State: Culture and Credit...