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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Bryan Hull Khan Nyla Ali , Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan , New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 © 2013 by University of Oklahoma 2013 Book Reviews bryan hull, portland community college Nyla Ali Khan, Islam, Women, and Violence...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Amrita Sen While considering the many economic and personal relationships forged in the Indian Ocean during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the friendships and collaborations among European women and their counterparts in Mughal India often remain neglected. In reality these women traveled...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to which its narratives express authentic ethnic experiences. This article explores the crossroads of epistolary fiction and ethnic literature, charting the collapse of authenticity in Ana Castillo's 1986 Mixquiahuala Letters and Hauling Nieh's 1988 Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China . It argues...
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Genre (2012) 45 (2): 239–268.
Published: 01 June 2012
... women a set of skills for navigating emergent economic and professional opportunities and provides a culturally authoritative means of self-advocacy. Focusing particularly on Gilman's What Diantha Did and Ferber's Fanny Herself , the author shows how the quantitative practices of their heroines function...
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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 359–393.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Melissa Free H. Rider Haggard has long been known as the premier writer of the imperial adventure novel, which is described by scholars as predominantly devoid of colonial settlers, particularly women. Yet his most innovative contribution to the genre of adventure fiction is actually his most...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Timothy Dow Adams Fuchs Miriam , The Text is Myself: Women's Life Writing and Catastrophe . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2004 . COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2007 WORKS CITED Egan Susanna . Mirror Talk: Genres of Crisis in Contemporary...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Caitlin E. Newcomer This essay examines Claudia Rankine's long poem Plot (2001) in light of its status as one of a number of postsixties poetic texts authored by women that explore complicated questions surrounding the relationships among maternity, the female body, and innovative poetics. Plot...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This article argues that Gaudy Night 's departures from detective story convention represent more than a successful leap into the “highbrow” or a pioneering defense of women's education. Instead, they reflect a complex and problematic engagement with the early twentieth-century middlebrow phenomenon...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in Caribbean women's literature. It brings with it assumptions about individual subjectivity, progress, and socialization that underlie modes of justification for colonialist and misogynist practice and yet can be used to expose the shortcomings of models of development and to foreground the priorities...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ben Robbins This article analyzes William Faulkner’s 1951 prose drama hybrid narrative Requiem for a Nun as an adaptation of two “women’s films” that he worked on as a Hollywood screenwriter in the 1940s, The Damned Don’t Cry (completed in 1941, released in 1950) and Mildred Pierce (completed...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... nonconformity confirms the normativity of the mass of “normal” masculine homosexuals. Carpenter's disavowal voices both an orientalist distaste for the “mincing effeminacy” of British colonial subjects and an affirmation of the “somewhat masculine” women who are pursuing their rights in “civilized nations...
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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that influenced her work, Cholmondeley shifts the blame for corruption away from both the feminine and the foreign, traditional (and often synergistic) sources of threat. The novel portrays patriarchal marriage as destructive to community and to intellectual attainment for men and women alike. Alternatively...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., even Gothic, situations if women do not wield the control denoted by the name. © 2014 by University of Oklahoma 2014 Works Cited Althusser Louis . 1971 . “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” In Lenin and Philosophy, and Other Essays , 127 – 88 . Translated by Brewster...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 303–329.
Published: 01 December 2016
... themselves ensnared between their wills and their fates, and the limited choices of women represent a muted but authentic version of tragedy. In Eliot's work the seemingly narrow narratives of individual lives—a point frequently offered as evidence for the nontragic nature of Eliot's novels—prove to have...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a racialized, situated, national subject whose narrative leads not simply to romantic union but to reproduction. Engaging with Lee Edelman's important theory of reproductive futurism, this article undertakes to trace and to problematize chick lit's narrative with reference to its primary concern with women...
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Genre (2019) 52 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Marginalized by the military and denied a voice in official war narratives, women reenter the culture of war writing as intelligence heroes, in possession of a war narrative that has been hidden from public view. The article examines both the continuities between Homeland and earlier secret histories of war...
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Genre (2019) 52 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for reading this alternative history of the novel. By focusing on the provisionality of literature, which Lee calls a “half-art,” this essay argues that literature’s reference to an external context provides a point of departure for thinking about women’s disempowerment and vulnerability in late nineteenth...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and the responsibility that comes with it. This innovative tactic helps chart a potential course for autofiction by women writers and writers of color. However, A Tale for the Time Being represents a unique example of autofiction, in which the author-character “Ruth” is the secondary protagonist rendered...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
...James Zeigler This introduction to the first of two special issues on “Big, Ambitious Novels by Twenty‐First‐Century Women” describes the investigation of feminist literary maximalism. A summary and critical response to James Wood's influential negative review of Zadie Smith's White Teeth...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... recovery, immigrant maximalism, and historical revision developed in feminist and critical race theory, and suggests that big, ambitious novel strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal connectivity are the provenance of women and people of color at least as much as they are the domain...