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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2000
... models of the Enlightenment that still dominate too many critics' views of the "rise" of a self-congratulatory modernity. Aravamudan encourages us to think about the uncertain regions at the edges of colonial appropriation. Beyond the borders of Lady Mary's Ottoman Empire lie those realms—Persia...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
... are often viewed with suspicion in communities recovering from war, but in the West their unique social identities as ex–child soldiers are privileged, and many become advocates themselves. There are consequences to publicly embracing this identity insofar as it is difficult to transcend, as Ishmael Beah’s...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 133–158.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the broader composition of male-dominated viewing traditions, and finally, argues that the genre becomes ultimately concentrated into the familiar gendered, alternative viewing spaces of stags as a function of both the increasing moral restrictions and the industrial reorganization of Hollywood cinema...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Philip Joseph The Showtime series Homeland (2011–) has typically been seen as a spy thriller, an instance of “terrorism TV,” or an example of prestige television. This article takes a long view of Homeland , treating its heroine, Carrie Mathison, as a female warrior-adventurer, a character...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 269–298.
Published: 01 June 2012
... bind in which Rachel's art depends upon an imperial, exploitative society. Despite this dire view of modern society, Woolf's subversion of the politics of literature not only disrupts her readers' cultural presuppositions but also posits an alternative. In particular, Woolf confronts the view...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... path. Rather, it enables a wider, more measured point of view characterized by stronger attention to the historical and cultural contexts of travel. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Works Cited Alexander Caroline . 1990 . One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley . New...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Andrew Reynolds American postwar suburbanization is rarely—if ever—discussed through the rhetorics of postmodernism and globalization. The suburban novel genre contributes to the view of the suburbs as detached from such sweeping historical developments. Indeed the characteristic discontent found...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
... issues. This melodrama-realism hybrid ultimately establishes these political and social subjects as having vital importance, and the hybrid conveys the complexities of the issues more completely than either mode could do alone, allowing viewers to understand the issues from fresh points of view. © 2013...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rafael Walker This essay argues that Ellen Glasgow's 1925 novel Barren Ground is an attempt to adapt literary realism, perennially viewed as the handmaiden of liberal individualism, to an age in which individualism was being replaced by more corporate and associational paradigms. To do so, Glasgow...
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Genre (2018) 51 (3): 295–323.
Published: 01 December 2018
... reading and viewing experience in its audience, calling attention to the intimate relation between word and image. Though rarely examined in its original interdisciplinary form—in part because many of the twenty-five hundred first edition copies now reside in special or private collections where access...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2020
... relate intimately with modernist experiments with description and literary point of view and do so at a very fundamental level. Genre, Vol. 53, No. 1 April 2020 DOI 10.1215/00166928-8210737 © 2020 by University of Oklahoma Clear Indistinct Ideas: Disability, Vision, and the Diaphanous Body in Joyce s...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., like absurdity, are mutually exclusive; or that a whole‐world view requires third‐person narrative omniscience. The analysis centers on Anna Burns's Milkman (2018), a novel set in Troubles‐era Northern Ireland that connects a young woman's experience with gendered and sexual power to the behavior...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the opposite direction, examining the affordances of the third‐person voice. Its innovative use of free indirect discourse produces a perspective that, while appearing to be a single voice, contains multiple, contradictory points of view. * From its opening, Flights presents itself as a philosophically...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 223–237.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and scholars from several disciplinary perspectives working on medical discourse who are willing to observe the fields of health, illness, and medicine through both the lens of narrative and the lens of metaphor, thereby gaining, it is hoped, a more three-dimensional view. This issue includes articles...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of memory. It enumerates sounds, smells, and objects that give a thick sense of the patient's point of view. A close reading reveals how the poem articulates the emotional complexity of the speaker's sense of impending death—from disgust and loneliness, to homesickness and political apathy, to longing...
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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 (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., interpreted as if it were complete within the frames of Las Meninas , is still indeterminate and “in the making” during the age immediately preceding: the age narrated in Q . If Foucault's The Order of Things takes as a point of departure the closure of the episteme from the point of view of the new system...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Maurizio Ascari Does Franco Moretti's notion of “distant reading” really provide a liberating and democratic approach to literature, as it promises? Far from opening new perspectives, distant reading may actually blunt our critical faculties, inviting us to inadvertently adopt biased views...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 31–55.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Books , 1977 . Vesell Elliot S. Introduction . The Life and Works of Thomas Cole by Noble Louis Legrand . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard UP , 1964 . xv - xxxvi . Wallach Alan . “ Making a Picture for the View from Mount Holyoke .” Bulletin of the Detroit...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the Floating World.” Museum Studies 22 . 1 ( 1996 ): 74 - 93 . Lowell Amy . “One of the ‘Hundred Views of Fuji,’ by Hokusai.” Poetry 9 ( March 1917 ): 305 . Lubin David M. Act of Portrayal: Eakins, Sargent, James . New Haven : Yale UP , 1985 . Mahan Alfred Thayer...