1-20 of 51 Search Results for

wilder

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 (2023) 56 (3): 351–356.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Tobias Menely tmenely@ucdavis.edu Greg Ellerman , Thought's Wilderness: Romanticism and the Apprehension of Nature , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2022 . Copyright © 2023 by University of Oklahoma 2023 Greg Ellerman begins Thought's Wilderness by exploring...
Journal Article
Genre (2014) 47 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Katharine Slater Little House on the Prairie participates in a nationalist project by reframing the pioneer local as coveted and critical to the construction of US empire. Writing in the tradition of Great Plains regional literature, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane ground this novel's...
Journal Article
Genre (2015) 48 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Elizabeth Klaver The cemetery is often portrayed in literary and cultural works as a heterotopic site for the other, awash in gothic or melodramatic features. This essay argues that Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters and act 3 of Thornton Wilder's Our Town offer something quite different...
Journal Article
Genre (2002) 35 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of nature compli- cates such a clear-cut distinction between nature and culture; for pastoral litera- ture tends traditionally to focus on a 'middle landscape,' not the extremes of wilderness and civilization but the rural contexts where nature and humanity meet, mingle, and differentiate...
Journal Article
Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . Matthiessen Peter . The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness . New York : Viking , 1962 . —. Indian Country . New York : Viking : 1984 . —. `` Profiles: Organizer—I .'' The New Yorker , 45 ( June 21 , 1969 ), 42 - 44 , 46, 48, 50, 55-56, 58-60, 62-64, 66-85...
Journal Article
Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2007
... as they knew it — with Moses leading them, not only out of Egypt, out of their habitual slavery, but also out of their camp in the wilder- ness to be suddenly subjected to a terrifying sound and light show: now at daybreak on the third day there were peals of thunder on the mountain...
Journal Article
Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 31–55.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to his work at the easel. But the storm and its passing ask to be read within at least one other narrative.19 As Angela Miller has argued, "The meteorological drama that constitutes the main action of the painting is both a natural metaphor for the transformation of wilderness into cultivated...
Journal Article
Genre (2007) 40 (3-4): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in the Wilderness and that will also characterize D's history of Israel. This par- ticular repetition is the product not just of the Israelites' perversity, but of a pro- found ambivalence on the part of God and the authors of the Torah concerning prosperity and historical progress, an ambivalence clear when...
Journal Article
Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
...- edge, and contemporary technologies, Adam, who came of age in the Romantic era, inherited the division between rational culture and wild nature and is more nostalgic for a now- ruined nature. Even as they retain their wilder natures, Adam and Eve also remain connected and modern through their modes...
Journal Article
Genre (2023) 56 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 July 2023
... is indebted, as Dick observes, to earlier historical fiction by Robert Graves ( I, Claudius , 1934) and Thornton Wilder ( The Ides of March , 1948). In each of these novels, the authors suggest that “the ideal novel of antiquity should be written the way the ancients would have approached historical fiction...
Journal Article
Genre (2013) 46 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
...: Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, Thoreau's Walden, and the Textuality of Wilderness.” In On and off the Page: Mapping Place in Text and Culture , edited by Hackler M. B. , 167 – 85 . New Castle, UK : Cambridge Scholars . Cowley Julian . 1996 . “Pataphysical Patagonia: Bruce...
Journal Article
Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Detective Fiction . Athens : The University of Georgia Press , 1995 . Showalter Elaine . “Feminist Criticism in the Wilderness.” In The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, and Theory . Edited by Showalter Elaine . New York : Pantheon Books , 1985 : 243 - 70...
Journal Article
Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to modern city dwellers and tourists did not yet exist: the first London Directory appeared in 1677, and street signs and numbering became mandatory only in the 1760s. A century before the Reverend R. Kirk described London as "a great vast wilderness" in which "[f]ewknow the fourth of its streets...
Journal Article
Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and broad impression of the identity of things,” remembers Pip, “seems to me to have been gained on a memorable raw afternoon towards evening.” He goes on, At such a time I found out for certain . . . that the dark flat wilderness beyond the churchyard, intersected with dykes...
Journal Article
Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 11–32.
Published: 01 March 2001
... tried to do in actuality. For instance, Valdivia wrote: "Taking my leave from the Marquis, I left Cuzco in January, 1540; I jour- neyed to the valley of Copoyapo, which is where this land begins, passed the great wilderness of Atacama, and a hundred leagues farther to the valley known as Chile...
Journal Article
Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Cited Atwood Margaret . 1991 . “Hairball.” In Wilderness Tips , 39 – 56 . New York : Doubleday . Brody Howard . 1994 . “ ‘My Story Is Broken; Can You Help Me Fix It?’: Medical Ethics and the Joint Construction of Narrative.” Literature and Medicine 13 ( 1 ): 79 – 92...
Journal Article
Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
... have souls,” Lovecraft’s (391) narrator remarks, “and there be those who say they have not. I dare not say, myself, but I will tell of the Street.” While in Blackwood’s works the wilderness is haunted, in Lovecraft’s fiction a man-­made structure is mysteriously infused with uncanny spiritual...
Journal Article
Genre (2002) 35 (2): 355–382.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., a woman, or a wilderness" (29). While Williams, an author known for writing about nature in spiritual terms, would probably disagree that her conception of the erotic can be separated from the spiritual, she makes a useful distinction between a patriarchal pornographic and an ecofeminist erotic...
Journal Article
Genre (2006) 39 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Analogy between the Conformation of the Features and the Ruling Passions of the Mind . London : Thomas Tegg , 1844 . Macphereson Kerrie L. A Wilderness of Marshes: The Origins of Public Health in Shanghai, 1843-1893 . New York : Oxford University Press , 1987 . Neumann William L...
Journal Article
Genre (2006) 39 (3): 57–82.
Published: 01 September 2006
... arrival, the city had already been settled and, with the west tamed, arguably the last frontier was not the wilderness beyond the city, but the putative wildness within it: China- town. Describing Chinatown as a "city within a city," Genthe's memoir reveals a desire for authentically primitive...