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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2012
... convention). Our introduction focuses on the multiple lines of interconnection between the essays and the character of the story they tell together. Taken as a whole, the story about the fate of lyric poetry at the turn of the twentieth century is rich in the elements of romance: danger, conflict, rescue...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2017
...). It finishes by proposing a general model of Lacanian reading as “cut” rather than interpretation, that is, an analysis that does not seek to account for a text as a whole but, rather, to find the correct point at which to break into it. Peter Buse is associate dean for research in the Faculty...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 319–342.
Published: 01 December 2017
....” The essay argues that as a public intellectual, Trilling presented himself as a “cultural supervisor” whose criticism and fiction sought to guide the culture as a whole. While Trilling’s supervision rested on having access to a variety of institutions, both elite and popular, he was unable to effect...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., whole ways of life. Lee suggests that, in both novels, Indian artifacts serve as “silent lessons in the creation of communal, functioning domestic art forms” (89), while for Sharon O’Brien, in “Indian culture” “everyday life was imbued with order and meaning” and “the dichotomy between ‘art’ and...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 221–238.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . Translated and Introduced by Yúdice George . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2001 . Giddens Anthony . The Consequences of Modernity . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1990 . Gunning Tom . “‘The Whole World Within Reach’: Travel Images Without Borders.” Travel Culture: Essays On...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 11–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (and later lordly or princely) habitation. Hence, Brunner can speak of an array of lands or territories that make up the whole of the larger German Reich, or empire. And finally, Brunner will use Land as a substitute for the entirety of the Reich, a trans-tribal Germanic empire that possesses...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Wright’s strengths is indeed the ambition with which she writes. She aims high; she risks failure; she is encompassing; she wants to throw her arms around the whole mess. In her recent books Wright is usually en route, on a quest of some sort, traveling far from home in order to see what is...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... "He was depressed the whole day". "He was in great excitement the whole day". "He has been in continuous pain since yesterday". We also say "Since yesterday I have understood this word". "Continuously", though?—To be sure, one can speak of an interruption of...
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Genre (2013) 46 (2): 137–144.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of Padova. That was before they jailed him on trumped-­up charges of being the leader of Italy’s Red Brigades. The whole story cost him ten years in Italian prisons for his politics. When Negri writes and speaks, he too has something of the Latin about him. But with a difference. He is clear...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2003
... center of attention. Distinct from more accurate flat map projec- tions, globes are always spherical, one or two-dimensional images of the whole earth seen from space. As maps, what they lack in detail they make up for in mimetic force, in the way they figure forth the shape of a whole earth...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Man's weakness and his loves; Whether the Painter, whose ambitious skill Submits to nothing less than taking in A whole horizon's circuit, do, with power Like that of angels or commissioned Spirits, Fix us upon some lofty Pinnacle, Or in a Ship on Waters, with a World...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 253–258.
Published: 01 December 2020
... objects, about subjects that are threatened with objecthood, and about the way poetry (particularly narrative poetry) affords a space in which to test the boundaries of life and lifelessness, wholeness and fragmentation. If, as Eisen- drath argues, the period of Galileo and Bacon ushered in a posture of...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Health, Healing, and Wholeness: Explore Some Elusive Concepts.” Journal of Medical Ethics: Medical Humanities 26 : 9 – 17 . Brody Howard . 2003 . Stories of Sickness . 2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press . Broyard Anatole . 1992 . Intoxicated by My Illness . New...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 151–154.
Published: 01 December 2006
... seminal anthology bearing that name explained, "Aiiieeeee!" was not a whine or a trifling scream—it was "the sound of our whole voice" (Chin viii). While the editors were unequivocal about the borders of this newly actuated identity—only "Chinese-Americans, Japanese- Americans, and Filipino...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 279–282.
Published: 01 September 2010
... means “long while.” A little monkey in Journey to the West disclosed to Sun Wukong that “one day in heaven equals a whole year on the earth.” The myth, beyond doubt, reflects certain human psychology: life in heaven is far more comfortable and jubilant than that in...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 2010
... DEFINE THE INDEFINITE 311 The first distinct opposition of two different conceptions of totality resides, for him, in the distinction between the integral vs. the universal whole [totus...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
... range. Because these encyclopedic novels are products of a period in which “the world’s knowledge is vastly greater than any one person can encompass, they necessarily make extensive use of synecdoche” (1269). Despite this nuance, the emphasis of Mendelson’s newfound genre seems to be on whole...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 148–150.
Published: 01 December 2006
... ontological concerns: as a distinct subcategory, Asian American literary criti- cism made its first articulation in the 1970s through a definition of Asian Ameri- can literature in relation to American literature as a whole. The key text that brought the simmering consciousness to the surface was Maxine...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2000
... remarks that "[t]hose were the years in which Leopardi became the symbol of Italian poetry and, in a sense, of the whole country, of an Italy cut off from its past by a historical void" (Venturi 1402-1403). Saint-Beuve had already spoken of this in 1844.2 On the other side of the Channel, in a...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Cornell University. She is the author of Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (2015). © 2017 by University of Oklahoma 2017 realism novel data statistics sublime distant reading Works Cited Apter Emily . 2013 . Against World Literature: On the Politics of...