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Genre (2012) 45 (3): 423–441.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., but rather as an archaeological work in the line of Foucauldian thought. But since Q is evidently a novel about multiple names and anonymity and The Order of Things is preeminently a work on how things are named, then why do they both start with the description of an image? In other words, how can...
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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 (2008) 41 (3-4): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of which can be programmed to appear onscreen in a variety of ways. Not only are the reader’s eyes and hands engaged in a playful interaction with the text, but the work itself can acquire a certain degree of intentionality. In Califia (2001) and Egypt (2006) M. D. Cov- erley uses word, image...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Brian Vickers and Lorraine Daston have helped us understand the rhetoric of words, images, and things in early modern Britain, the question of what makes a metaphor good, apt, reliable, or descriptive receives far less atten- tion than it should. Particularly in light of Vickers s argument that, from...
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Genre (2008) 41 (3-4): 33–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
...://www.thing.net/~grist/lnd/lettrist/isou.htm > . Jenkins Henry . Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide . New York : New York University Press , 2006 . Kirschenbaum Matthew G. “ The Word as Image in an Age of Digital Reproduction .” Eloquent Images . Eds Hocks Mary E...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of their experience. They give them a place to put their sorrow — vessels made of words that can keep being filled. They give them the moment- by- moment respite of deep engagement with small, consequential choices — where to put a word, how to sharpen the edge of ambiguity, where to break the line or stanza so...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 263–276.
Published: 01 September 2011
... lives to ourselves and others, metaphors ply us. Just as evocative sensory images can produce a “moment of being” that changes the direction of a poem or short story, metaphors can shape and propel our life narratives with resonant, defining images of our embodied experiences. (Virginia Woolf...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., by projecting them in forms of images of an easily dominated minority, the white individual seeks to be at home in the vast unknown world of America" (41). In other words, Ellison understood the stereotype as Hemingway's spe- cial technique for representing a white protagonist as distinctively American...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... true in the South I knew in the '50s. This was near the time Emmett Till was murdered in Missis- sippi. But the South was also a mecca of language and images. I learned about the naming of things there The wrong word could get a man killed. ("More Than a State of Mind" 164) Although...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . PLAYING AT THE NTH NOTE: JOHN COLTRANE AND PROLIFERATION TAMAS DOBOZY, WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY 1. Iconography It is not surprising that a religious fascination attends the man who once famously uttered the words, "'I would like to be a saint'" (qtd. in Porter 260). Critical works...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of plants — “striped grass, lichens, sunflowers, asters, daisies — ” though we are aware more of words than of things in her catalog (M. Moore 1981, 6). So far Moore’s kinship with Dürer seems to be primarily formal and aesthetic, a delightful interplay of word and image. But Moore seldom...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 December 2017
... (2015) metaphor in a Globe and Mail commentary on January 7, 2015, “Images travel at the speed of light, words travel at the speed of sound.” A cartoon com- municates its message almost instantly — one takes it in at a glance — whereas words communicate in linear sequence and take time to read...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 219–237.
Published: 01 September 2010
... ideas” while painting uses “colors and lines” for “the purpose of display- ing concrete signs and images” (275). But great poets and painters, he argues, want to “surpass” the limitation of the materials of their arts and strive to create “actual images” out of words...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 365–381.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and then refined locally by the cook or preparer in a restaurant. In other words, stock photography characteristically produces what we might think of as "pre- images," a form of visual container that was introduced into the world of press and advertising in the 1930s when the warehouse became a model adopted...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of the in- between: it exists between art film and documentary, fact and fiction, word and image. While different accounts of the essay film emphasize its dialogic qualities (Rascaroli 2009: 2017), or its status as form of critique (Alter 2018: 10), or the way it stages and tests subjectivity in the public sphere...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., both in terms of Native- centred literary nationalisms and, in the long history of the form in American lit- erature, as a striking example of the short story cycle—a version, in other words, of what many commentators see as an exemplary American written form.3 The book is constructed...
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Genre (2004) 37 (3-4): 353–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that in the Philosophical Investigations (Part I, section 149, note A), Wittgenstein, in probing what "understanding a word" means, raises this question: understanding a word, yes, but a mental state? One learns a word once and for all, but "paiii"4—how can one say that one knows it continuously*. The problem...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
... possibility exists that the woman is alive. More precisely, the gap in the archival record is another space opening itself up to allow Jose to continue his narrative, his melancholic quest: in other words, Jose's desire for loss initiates desire itself. And thus the final image of the novel is of Jose...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2007
... from his novel-in-progress. As a self-creating narrative, Providence is more problematical than 8 1/2 because it is a film about a novel being created and that novel is conveyed to us through film images. In other words, it is a visual record of the output of a creator who works...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... images by distorting it . . . ” (9). In this second application of his method, based on similar sounds of different words, Roussel used “anything at hand.” “For instance,” he says, “there was a well- known advertisement for some apparatus called ‘Phono- typia’; this supplied me with ‘fausse note...