1-20 of 356 Search Results for

war

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the Mughal War (1686–89) in which the East India Company suffered a humiliating defeat—one that is marginalized or unconvincingly explained away in the EIC's official correspondence. In contrasting Hamilton's narrative to the special pleading of Josiah Child, the director of the company during the war...
Journal Article
Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in 1944, released in 1945). These melodramatic films explore themes of maternal sacrifice and reproduce a formula wherein female transgression beyond the strict boundaries of the home and the nuclear family is met with severe punishment. At the advent of the Cold War, Faulkner witnessed the repurposing...
Journal Article
Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with deep roots going back to eighteenth-century print culture. The essay proposes that Homeland resembles many popular print war narratives that define their female protagonists, whether cross-dressing soldiers or spies, as specially positioned for the discovery of a war’s secret, untold history...
Journal Article
Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 163–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and the Imagery of War.” Feminist Media Studies 5 . 3 ( 2005 ): 367 - 70 . Atkinson Rick . In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat . New York : Holt , 2004 . Aufderheide Pat . “Your Country, My Country: How Films About the Iraq War Construct Publics.” Framework...
Journal Article
Genre (2018) 51 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2018
... how literary forms persist through and sometimes in opposition to ideology, as the movement of the feedback loop from steam governor to didactic Tractar- ian novel to post – World War II machine shows. That is, we need not recuperate the politics of Victorian domesticity to see anew how domestic...
Journal Article
Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 257–268.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of reading I think Momaday's essay calls for, I will offer the example of those who waged a war against words in taking over the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Washington, D.C. in 1972, the year after Momaday spoke to the Convocation of American Indian Scholars. "Patient fury" is what...
Journal Article
Genre (2014) 47 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Stephanie A. Smith Both Walt Whitman and Herman Melville wrote poetry about the Civil War, and while Whitman's is better known, Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866) remains an interesting experiment in improvisation, a kind of “blues” lament for a loss that could...
Journal Article
Genre (2018) 51 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2018
... organizations respond to crises with material relief, while advocacy organizations attempt to raise awareness about these crises to mobilize support for relief efforts. Operational organizations are depicted throughout the genre as mostly incapable of providing meaningful help to communities affected by war...
Journal Article
Genre (2023) 56 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Amanda Anderson Abstract This article explores the importance of psychoanalysis to John Guillory's literary sociology. The failure of scholars to recognize the canon wars as a symptom of the increasing institutional marginality of literary studies derives from their commitment to what Guillory...
Journal Article
Genre (2012) 45 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and discussing Mansfield's use of the satiric grotesque to parody national stereotypes during the war, the essay goes on to show that she evolved a more subtle parodic voice, producing tragicomic satire, as a direct result of the impact of Fyodor Dostoevsky in 1916. This genesis of Mansfield's satiric method...
Journal Article
Genre (2014) 47 (2): 199–229.
Published: 01 July 2014
... throughout suburban narratives stems from feelings of isolation and detachment. Joyce Carol Oates's novel provides an opportunity to rethink the relationship between supposedly private, domestic problems and public history. Through allusions to the Detroit riot of 1967 and the Vietnam War, Expensive People...
Journal Article
Genre (2013) 46 (3): 393–418.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the war in Iraq by dramatizing the ways archaeology has been conscripted into justificatory narratives for the invasion and occupation of ancient and contemporary Mesopotamia. © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Works Cited Arrighi Giovanni . 2005 . “Hegemony Unravelling I.” New Left...
Journal Article
Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Joe Kennedy William Sansom belongs to a loose category of British novelists working around World War II and in the wake of prewar modernism who produced fictions recapitulating neither high modernism's assertive experimentation nor the 1930s retreat into social realism. While this writing failed...
Journal Article
Genre (2022) 55 (2): 141–159.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Florian Gargaillo Abstract This essay considers how British poetry responded to the rise of graffiti after World War II, using the work of Dannie Abse, Philip Larkin, and Tony Harrison as case studies. Poets of this era were awkwardly placed to discuss graffiti. The striking formal differences...
Journal Article
Genre (2023) 56 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Merve Emre; Justin A. Sider Abstract This essay considers the status of John Guillory's Cultural Capital thirty years after its publication. Responding to an ongoing crisis in the humanities (which seems never to have passed) and to the “canon wars” of literary studies in the 1980s and 1990s...
Journal Article
Genre (2023) 56 (1): 15–31.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Simon During Abstract This article considers the legacy and value of John Guillory's literary sociology in providing a rationale for literary studies today. Bringing the work of Pierre Bourdieu to bear on the canon wars of the 1980s and 1990s, Guillory laid bare the mechanisms of canon formation...
Journal Article
Genre (2011) 44 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
... world wars, have died. Yet a flood, a second wave, of posthumous publications has poured from French presses. The publication of Jacques Derrida's seminars promises to be an unparalleled project among the leading first-generation French post-structuralists. It will publish forty-three years of seminars...
Journal Article
Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2003
... . Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green University Popular Press , 1979 . Dawson Graham . Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities . New York : Routledge , 1994 . Dear I. C. B. Foot M. R. D. , eds. The Oxford Companion to World War II . Oxford...
Journal Article
Genre (2005) 38 (4): 353–370.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to War .'' The Washington Post 7 December 2001 : A01 . Chibbaro Lou Jr. `` Academics, Straights have `Overthrown' Marriage .'' The New York Blade 29 October 2004 . Clymer Adam . `` College Students Not Drawn to Voting or Politics, Poll Shows .'' New York Times 12...
Journal Article
Genre (2005) 38 (4): 327–352.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . Schatz Thomas . `` The New Hollywood .'' The Film Cultures Reader . Ed. Turner Graeme . New York : Routledge 2002 . Wagnleitner Reinhold . `` American Cultural Diplomacy, the Cinema and the Cold war in Central Europe .'' < http://www.cas.umn.edu/wp924.htm > Retrieved April...