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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 229–240.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lukas Moe Genre, Vol. 53, No. 3 December 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8847175 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Review Essay What Was American Verse Culture? lukas moe Evan Kindley, Poet- Critics and the Administration of Culture, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. Sarah Ehlers, Left...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 April 2024
... expectations based on traditional poetic genres and explores its interpretative and ethical implications. dunjadusanic@gmail.com bky7bs@virginia.edu Copyright © 2024 by University of Oklahoma 2024 witness testimony genre verse poetry In December 2001, the Swedish Academy organized...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 105–124.
Published: 01 December 2006
... .” An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature . Ed. Cheung King-Kok . New York : Cambridge UP , 1997 . 39 - 61 . Zhao Xiaojian . Remaking Chinese America: Immigration, Family, and Community, 1940-1965 . New Brunswick : Rutgers UP , 2002 . CHINATOWN VERNACULAR VERSES...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is as important a model as hymns for Dickinson's short-lined verse undercuts interpretation of her chosen forms as either inherently rebellious against orthodoxies or devoutly meditative. Instead, Dickinson participated actively in secular as well as religious nineteenth-century popular verse culture. Attention...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and verse memorizing, an alternate history of realist character emerges: the lifelikeness of automation. The Cybernetic Character of Domestic Realism megan ward Two of the phenomena which we consider to be characteristic of living sys- tems are the power to learn and the power...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 295–323.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to them is limited— Numbers is a remarkable visual-verbal collaboration. Not only is it a beautiful, sumptuously colored book, it is a deeply affective exploration in both verse and print of what might otherwise seem the most routine or mundane of figures. Throughout the collaboration Creeley and Indiana...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., verses 3-5). The indignity continues as "We are given shots and doctors ask questions. / Then we gather in another room / Where the counselors orient us to the new land" (12, verses 6-8). However, the development of the poetic discourse weaves a tapestry both of hope and of frustration...
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Genre (2023) 56 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 July 2023
... these terms varies depending on context: “Just as we say that a certain temperature is hot and another cold. In the same way we say that a certain prose passage ‘Is poetry’ meaning to praise it, and that a certain passage of verse is ‘only prose’ meaning dispraise. And at the same time ‘Poetry!!!’ is used...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 67–71.
Published: 01 April 2022
... for whom “writing in meter is not . . . a conservative gesture but a fundamental questioning of the historical force of the ‘single blow,’ ‘break,’ or ‘heave’ offered peremptorily by free verse and modernist manifesto” (27). Modernism's Metronome explores meter as a ground for invention, a means...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 167–171.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... While Harrison cautions against too easily “associat[ing] poetry with verse” (18), he also shows how Milton and Traherne deploy the unique linguistic affordances of verse to bring consciousness into focus. And in turn, Harrison's readings of their verse pave the way for his identifying as poetic crucial...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 April 2022
... resonances of Romantic poetry—without, for all that, assuming that the value of that verse must lie only in its contestatory potential. If that sounds like a tricky needle to thread, it is. The argument that results rests on a not entirely argued-for historical claim. Extending her definition...
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Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 129–142.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in other contexts. Since they could no longer be "tuned out," the Psalms must have added their undertones to the emotional impact of every service. Three psalms are pervasively imprecatory—58, 83, and 109. Psalm 58, for example, exults "he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked" (verse...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., which serves in his verse as a persistent nonverbal analogy for the inarticulateness of traumatic history. His poems about trauma experienced both as an African American growing up in the South and as a U.S. soldier in Vietnam represent a poetics of trauma based in two of the most compelling...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of this essay. Genre, Vol. 45, No. 1 Spring 2012 DOI 10.1215/00166928- 1507056 © 2012 by University of Oklahoma 122 GENRE power of verse resides precisely in its bringing back into range and putting into arrangement those material aspects of language that may lie at cross...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 47–79.
Published: 01 March 2003
... .” Essays on Pope . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1993 . 129 - 67 . Roscommon Wentworth Dillon , Earl of. “An Essay on Translated Verse.” 1684 . Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century, 1650-1685 . Ed. Spingarn J.E. . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1908 . 16 - 27 . Ross Trevor...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
... have been bitten, bite back. That most infamous of satiric novels, Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses (1988) — written in and mostly about London in the 1980s but more notori- ously taking a satiric brush to Islamic history and matters of faith — demonstrated satire’s power to provoke violence...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2004
... they clearly became a burden and a bugbear. Lucretius turned to the teachings of Epicurus as an entirely "doable" verse project, and so too did Virgil to Italian farming methods. But, as the store of knowledge increased, and, with that, the "manualization" of more ambitious and wide-ranging topics, so...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 107–126.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Press , 2005 . Bourdieu Pierre . The Field of Cultural Production . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . Burgess Gelett . `` Yone Noguchi's Verse .'' San Francisco Examiner 29 Nov. 1896 , 35 . Carr Helen . `` Imagism and Empire ,'' in Modernism...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, is “Dürer.” Moore invokes him to shape her response to a contempo- rary and apparently timeless scene; indeed, she imagines the scene through his eyes, confusing the priority of art and nature: “Dürer would have seen a reason for living / in a town like this” (1981, 5...
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Genre (2024) 57 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 April 2024
...) concluded that “History, to the defeated / May say Alas, but cannot help or pardon.” In the “Coda” to one of his final poems, “Archaeology” (1973), the later (or last) Auden ( 1976 : 663) ended with verses much less familiar, though they expressed his by then characteristic disavowal of poetic invocations...