Genre Current Contents


Volume 48 (2015)

Number 1 (spring)

Emma Louise Heaney, “The New Woman: Sexology, Literary Modernism and the Trans Feminine Remainder

Rhiannon Catherwood, “Coming In?: The Evolution of the Transsexual Memoir in the Twenty-First Century

Gretchen Braun, “Horrors at Home: From Sensation Scandal to Gothic Melodrama

Elizabeth Klaver, “The Cemetery as Public Space: Spoon River Anthology and Act III of Our Town


Number 2 (summer): Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 16th-18th centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction (edited by Su Fang Ng)



Su Fang Ng, “Introduction”


Hannah Chapelle Wojciehowski, “East-West Swerves: Cārvāka Theater in Akbar’s Debates at Fatpūr-sīkrī


Richmond Barbour, “’The English Nation at Bantam’: Corporate Process in the East India Company’s First Factory”

Amrita Sen, “Traveling Companions: Women, Trade, and the early East India Company”


Timothy Davies, “Trading Letters in the Arabian Seas: The Correspondence Networks of British Merchants in Eighteenth-Century Western India”


Robert Markley, “Alexander Hamilton, the Mughal War, and the Critique of the East India Company”


Nancy Um, “Foreign Doctors at the Imam’s Court: Medical Diplomacy in Yemen’s Coffee Era”


Su Fang Ng, “Speaking Transnationally: Early Modern European Linguistic Exchanges with Islamic Southeast Asia”


Susanah Romney, “Savage Comparisons: Dutch Cultural Distinctions in Seventeenth-Century Southern Africa and North America”



Volume 47 (2014)

Number 1 (spring)


The Dangers of Distant Reading: Re-Assessing Moretti’s Approach to Literary Genres

Maurizio Ascari


Union Blues: Melville’s Poetic In(ter)ventions

Stephanie A. Smith


“Now We’re all Snug!”: The Regionalism of Little House on the Prairie

Katherine Slater


Lateness, Timeliness, and Elegy: Philip Roth’s Dying Animal on Film

Debra Shostak


Book Review: Robin Bernstein’s Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights

Matthew Davis


Number 2 (Summer)

Narrating “White Slavery!” in The Wire: A Generic Genealogy

Laura T. Murphy


“Clearer Than Real”: A History of Mediated Realities in Pynchon’s Against the Day

Justin Gautreau


“Paradise Actually Exists”:Biopolitics and Utopian Praxis in William S. Burroughs’s The Place of Dead Roads

Christian Haines


The Secret History of Sprawl:Joyce Carol Oates’s Expensive People and the Deterritorialization of Suburbia

Andrew Reynolds


The Law of Pornography: John Rechy and Samuel Steward

Steven Ruszczycky


Number 3 (Fall)

David Dowling, Media, Myth and “The Fighting Whale” in Maritime Narratives


Wilson Kaiser, The Micropolitics of Fascism in Carson McCullers’ The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter and Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here


Fiona McWilliam, Reading Katherine Anne Porter’s “He” through “He”: Versions and Revisions


Lee Clark Mitchell, Dismantling the Western: Film Noir’s Defiance of Genre in No Country for Old Men


Caitlin Newcomer, Casting a Shadow from Flesh to Canvas: Claudia Rankine’s Plot and the Gendered Textual Body


Carl Joseph Swanson, “The Only Metaphor Left”: Colson Whitehead’s Zone One and Zombie Narrative Form


Aimee Armande Wilson, Southern Mother, Lethal Fetus; Or How Birth Control Makes a Modernist out of Flannery O’Connor



Volume 46 (2013)

Number 1 (spring)

Strindberg’s Vampiric Narrators
Sarah Balkin

Automatic Modernism: D.H. Lawrence, Vitalism, and the Political Body
Timothy Wientzen

Georgic Disenchantment in American Poetry
Margaret Ronda

The Good Guys: McCarthy’s The Road as Post-9/11 Male Sentimental Novel
Nell Sullivan

Review of Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan by Nyla Ali Khan
Bryan Hull

Review of Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence by Karen Pinkus
Dorothea Heitsch

Number 2 (summer): Homo liber: Essays in Honor of Antonio Negri
Edited by Timothy S. Murphy

Introduction: Homines liberi
Timothy S. Murphy

Starting Again from the Top
Franco “BifoBerardi

Care and the Common
Alisa Del Re

Books for Burning
Ed Emery

Negri’s Untimely Spinoza
Pierre Macherey

Materials for a Subversive Constitutionalism
Ugo Mattei

Re-Inventing Drama with Toni Negri: Fragments from Two Working Sessions on Swarm with Barbara Nicolier
David Tuaillon

How to Write with Four Hands
Michael Hardt

Selected Writings of Antonio Negri

Number 3 (fall)

Visualizing Interiors: The Language of Movement in the 2005 Film Pride & Prejudice
Mary Hong

“Chosen Representatives in the Field of Shagging”: Bridget Jones, Britishness, and Reproductive Futurism
Cecily Devereux

Trope Theory, Cane, and the Metaphysical Case for Genre
Katie Owens-Murphy

Splitting the Husk: The Day Novel and Storm Jameson’s A Day Off
Elizabeth Covington

Convoluted Paths:  Mapping Genre in Contemporary Footsteps Travel Writing
Christopher Keirstead

Nervous Conditions, Lukács, and the Postcolonial Bildungsroman
Simon Hay

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman as Mythic Romance
Kathryn Hume

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman as Mythic Romance
Sean Grattan

Battling Babylon: The “Military-Archaeology Complex” in Stargate SG-1
Shawn Malley

“Never the Same One Twice”: Melodrama and Repetition in Queer as Folk
Margaret Johnson

Review of Approaches to Teaching H.D.’s Poetry and Prose, edited by Annette Debo and Lara Vetter
Lheisa Dustin

Review of Modernism and Popular Music by Ronald Schleifer
T. Austin Graham


Volume 45 (2012)

Number 1 (spring): Learning to Read
Edited by Luke Carson and Heather Cass White

Preface: Learning to Read
Luke Carson and Heather Cass White

“The Deep Ludicrousness of Lyric”: The Poet in T.J. Clark
Ellen Levy

Dickinson and the Ballad
Cristanne Miller

Marianne Moore and the Old Masters
Bonnie Costello

Mixed Feelings: Ashbery, Duchamp, Roussel, and the Animation of Cliché
Susan Rosenbaum

“The Pitch of the Dawn”: Reading Lyric in Jorie Graham’s Aubades
Fiona Green

From “Impossible” Writing to a Poetics of Intimacy: John Ashbery’s Reading of Gertrude Stein
Emily Setina

“I Went to the Summit”: The Literary Bromance of A.R. Ammons and Harold Bloom
Roger Gilbert

Negative Influence
Vernon Shetley

C.D. Wright’s Deepstep Come Shining: A Wheeling Collage
Robert Baker

Number 2 (summer)

The Subject of Accounting: Bookkeeping Women in American Literature, 1885-1925
Anne Brubaker

Silencing the Politics of Literature in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out
Benjamin Mangrum

Katherine Mansfield’s Satiric Method from In a German Pension to “Je ne parle pas français
Martha C. Carpenter

North to Alaska and Other Bad Trips in T.C. Boyle’s Drop City
Susan Kollin

Review of Intangible Materialism by Ronald Schleifer
Finn Collin

Number 3 (fall)

“It Is I Who Have the Power”: Settling Women in Haggard’s South African Imaginary
Melissa Free

“Now It Will Soon Be Over”: Apocalyptic Redemption in The Sword Went Out to Sea
Lheisa Dustin

Nameless History before and after Las Meninas: Luther Blissett’s Archaeological Fiction
Sabrina Ovan

“The Persnicketiness of Memory”: Jonathan Safran Foer’s Audaciously Imaginative Jewish Memorial Book
Heidi E. Bollinger


Volume 44 (2011)

Number 1 (spring)

Welcome to Our Readers
Timothy S. Murphy

Auditory Narrative in the Modernist Novel: Prosody, Music, and the Subversion of Vision in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage
Angela Frattarola

Genre and Political Discourse: The Problematic of the Collective Novel in Norman Mailer’s The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History
Bimbisar Irom

Secularism, Secularization, and Why the Difference Matters
Vincent P. Pecora

Flower of the Desert: Poetics as Ontology from Leopardi to Negri
Timothy S. Murphy

Review: Post-structuralism’s Second Wave: Derrida
Vincent B. Leitch

Number 2 (summer)

Bread God, Blood God: Wonderhosts and Early Modern Encounters with Secularization
C.J. Gordon

The Gothic Sublime in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse
Daniel Darvay

Line of Escape: Gilles Deleuze’s Encounter with George Jackson
Michelle Koerner

“She Had Made a Beginning Too”: Beka Lamb and the Caribbean Feminist Bildungsroman
Heather Smyth

Encyclopedia, Network, Hypertext, Database: The Continuing Relevance of Encyclopedic Narrative and Encyclopedic Novel as Generic Designations
Petrus Van Ewijk

Number 3 (fall): Binocular Vision: Narrative and Metaphor in Medicine
Edited by Michael Hanne

The Binocular Vision Project: An Introduction
Michael Hanne

Depth Perception
Catherine Belling

After Sontag: Reclaiming Metaphor
Martha Stoddard Holmes

A Short Long Story: Mapping the Course of Pain
Marilyn McEntyre

Narratives and Metaphors of the Middle
Shirley Brice Heath

Narratives, Metaphors, and the Clinical Relationship
Abraham Fuks, Martin Kreiswirth, Donald Boudreau, and Tabitha Sparks

“Why Is Any of This Important to Me Anyway?”: Some Thoughts from a Doctor-Poet
Glenn Colquhoun

The Chief Concern of Medicine: Narrative, Phronesis, and the History of Present Illness
Ronald Schleifer and Jerry Vannatta

At the “Heart of the Matter”: Understanding the Importance of Emotion-Focused Metaphors in Patient Illness Narrative
Lynne Angus and Jeffrey Scott Mio

The Machine-Body as Contested Metaphor in Clinical Care
Cheryl Mattingly

Survival of the Depressed: The Discourse of Darwinian Psychiatry
Scott L. Montgomery

The Two-Eyed Cyclops: Metaphor and Narrative in American Medical Research Policy
George J. Annas

Metaphor, Narrative, and the Promotion of Public Health
Janine Talley


Volume XLIII (2010)

Number 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Introduction to Otto Brunner, “Conclusion,” Land and Lordship: Fundamental Questions of the Constitutional History of South-East Germany in the Middle Ages and a Note on the Translation
Vincent P. Pecora

Conclusion of Land and Lordship: Fundamental Questions of the Constitutional History of South-East Germany in the Middle Ages (Land und Herrschaft: Grundfragen der Verfassungsgeschichte Südostdeutschlands im Mittelalter)
Otto Brunner

Room for Romance: Playing with Adventure in Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World
Ross G. Forman

Possessing Culture: Willa Cather’s Composition of Culture in The Song of the Lark and The Professor’s House
Eric Aronoff

The Gothic Mystery and Blood on the Dining Room Floor:  How Gertrude Stein Cured Her Writing Block
Janice L. Doane and Devon L. Hodges

“‘Plasticity’s Central Canon’: Plastics, Gravity’s Rainbow, and the Consumer Practice of Science Fiction”
Michael Simeone

“this movie is like a Rorschach test”: Disrupted Allegory and the Image of the Child in Pan’s Labyrinth
A. Robin Hoffman

The Geography of the Combat Narrative: Unearthing Identity, Narrative, and Agency in the Iraq War
Geoffrey A. Wright

Review of Approaches to Teaching Wiesel's Night, edited by Alan Rosen
Orit Rabkin

Review of Commonwealth by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
James Liner

Number 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Needful Things: Translations of Media, Language and Culture
Edited by Ronald Schleifer and Timothy S. Murphy

Preface: Needful Things: Translations of Media, Language and Culture
Ronald Schleifer and Timothy S. Murphy

The Language and Vision of Qian Zhongshu: Introduction to “Chinese Poetry and Chinese Painting”, “On Happiness,” and “A Prejudice”
Zhu Liya

Chinese Poetry and Chinese Painting
Qian Zhongshu

On Happiness
Qian Zhongshu

A Prejudice
Qian Zhongshu

Greimas’ Semantics: Introduction to A.J. Greimas  “How to Define the Indefinite”
Ronald Schleifer and Albert Samuel Whisman

How to Define the Indefinite
A.J. Greimas

The Workerist Matrix: Introduction to Mario Tronti’s Workers and Capital and Massimo Cacciari’s “Confrontation with Heidegger”
Timothy S. Murphy

Tronti’s Topography of Revolt
Michael Hardt

Selections from Workers and Capital
Mario Tronti

Politics as Technics
Matteo Mandarini

Confrontation with Heidegger
Massimo Cacciari

A New Anthropology of Culture: Introduction in the Form of a Manifesto
Irina Prokhorova

Authorship and the Parallel Culture’s Eyes Wide Shut
Tomás Glanc

New Lives of Old Forms: On Returns and Repetitions in Russia
Sergeui Alex. Oushakine

Postface: Translation and Strangeness or the Strangeness of Translation
Arno Renken and Boris Vejdovsky


Volume XLII (2009)

Number 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Southey’s Gothic Science: Galvanism, Automata, and Heretical Sorcery in Thalaba the Destroyer
Elisa E. Beshero-Bondar

“Written in disorder”: John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle and “The Big Strike”
Will Watson

Adaptation Liberal and Conservative: Benito Cereno and Robert Lowell’s Literary and Racial Politics
Jesse Schotter

Angela Carter’s Narrative Chiasmus: The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman and The Passion of New Eve
Scott Dimovitz

Literary Reportage: The ‘Other’ Literary Journalism
John C. Hartsock

“The Only Way Out is Through”: Space, Narrative, and Utopia in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber
Eric Smith

The Semiotics of Speculation: A. J. Greimas and the Example of Literary Criticism
Ronald Schleifer

Review of R. Clifton Spargo’s The Ethics of Mourning: Grief and Responsibility in Elegiac Literature
Henry McDonald

Number 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Genre Poaching in Contemporary Fiction
Edited by Joe Moffett and Josh Lukin

Genre as History: Genre-Poaching in Against the Day
Brian McHale

More Than a Vast Avant-Pop Wasteland:  Tom Carson’s Gilligan’s Wake, Television, and American Historical Fiction
Matthew Luter

The Cultural Divide and Robert Olen Butler’s Tabloid Dreams
Joe Moffett

High, Low, and Lethem
Ray Davis

Bodies of Law and Outlaw Bodies:  Deforming the Mystery Genre in Mean Spirit
Justine Dymond

Rescuing Interpretation with Mark Danielewski:  The Genre of Scholarship in House of Leaves
Rita Raley

Taming Paranoia: Underground Cinema and the Domestication of the Thriller in McElroy, DeLillo, Wallace, and Danielewski
Christopher K. Coffman

Jes Grew, the Holy Grail, and the Desire for a Metanarrative to Believe: Reading Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo as a Historical Thriller
Anthony Zias


Volume XLI (2008)

Number 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

The Cardinal’s Parrot: A Natural History of Reformation Polemic
Bruce Boehrer

The Literary Lives of Sir John Soane’s House-Museum
Nicole Reyolds

Shattered Dials and Mute Objects: The Surfaces of Lady Audley’s Secret
Rachel A. Bowser

The (Im)possible Worlds of Joyce’s ‘Oxen of the Sun’ Episode’ in Ulysses
Margot Norris

The Paradox of Failure in the Modernist American Short Story Cycle
Peter T. Killick

Conspiracy, Theory, Genre:  Collecting, the Paralysis of Interpretation, and Lyrical Truth in John Sayles’s Silver City
Wesley Beal

“The Feast of Misrule”: Captain Underpants, Satire, and the Literary Establishment
Jackie E. Stallcup

Robert Markley, The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600-1730
Lucinda Cole

Susan McCabe, Cinematic Modernism: Modernist Poetry and Film
Luke Carson

Number 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Narratives and New Media
Edited by Will Slocombe

Techno-Babel: Re-Pre-Positioning Narratives and New Media
Will Slocombe

What has the Computer done for the Word?
Marie-Laure Ryan

Designing a New Media Economy
Mark Bernstein & Diane Greco

Collage Aesthetics, Hypertext, and Postcolonial Perspectives
Jaishree K. Odin

The Ethics of Code in a Simulation World
David Parry

On Locative Narrative
Rita Raley

Gender and Genre Revisited: Narratives of Illness on Personal Blogs
Ruth Page

Illusions of Democracy in Hypertext Fiction
Megan Owen


Volume XL (2007)

Number 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Signs of the Crimes: Topography, Murder, and Early Modern Domestic Tragedy
Marissa Greenberg

The Tourist Narrative of the Sublime, Prototype and Type: Coleridge’s “This Lime Tree Bower My Prison” and Thomas Cole’s The Oxbow
Laura M. White

Sherwood Anderson’s “The Book of the Grotesque” and the Fate of Storytelling in Modern America
Chad Trevitte

The Pastoral of Limits in Robert Frost
James C. Hatch

Lost and Found: The Lost World Novel and the Shape of the Past
Elana Gomel

Enactive Reading: John Cage, Chance, and Poethical Experience
Mark Cantrell

Adaptation, Metafiction, Self-Creation
Julie Levinson

Review of David Marshall, The Frame of Art: Fictions of Aesthetic Experience, 1750-1815
Martha J. Koehler

Review of Jacques Derrida, Rogues: Two Essays on Reason
James Liner

Review of Tiziana Terranova, Network Culture: Politics in the Information Age
Justin Young

Number 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Literary Approaches to the Bible, Old and New
Edited by Kevin Dunn, R. Clifton Spargo & Alan Velie

Revelation and Idolatry: Holy Law and Holy Terror
Regina M. Schwartz

The Economy of Blessing in the Book of Genesis
R. Clifton Spargo

The Ambivalent Deuteronomist: History, Law, and Temporality
Kevin Dunn

“As One Man”: National Unity and the Violence of Judges 19-21
Leslie Brisman

A Tale of Two Tamars: Internecine and Inter-Ethnic Violation, Genetic and Genealogical Anxiety in the Old Testament Narrative
James Norhnberg

The Curse-Psalms in Their Patristic, Renaissance, and Modern Reception
Carol Kaske

Biblical Tricksters: David and Paul
Alan R. Velie

From Proverbs of Ashes to Coal on the Tongue: The Scriptural Dynamics of Luke
Edward T. Duffy

Review of Alain Badiou, St. Paul: The Foundation of Universalism and Giorgio Agamben, The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans
Timothy S. Murphy


Volume XXXIX (2006)

Number 1 (spring)

A Perilous Performance: Aestheticizing Fetishism in Trilby
Megan Early Alter

Animal Elegies, Anti-Elegies, and Some Recent Transformations of a Genre
John Vickery

"Following in the Footsteps of Che": Political Tourism as a Strategy for Entering and Leaving Modernity
Maureen Moynagh

Queering the Drug Diary: Go Ask Alice and its Victorian Genealogies
Susan Zieger

"Unburying the Dead": Defining a Poetics of Trauma in Yusef Komunyakaa's Poetry of Vietnam and the American South
Daniel Cross Turner

Narrative Community, Community Narrative: (Anti-) Academic Discourse in Gordon Henry Jr.'s The Light People
David Stirrup

Review of Manuel Cabada Gomez, Don Quijote de risa al grave
Maria Carmen Ruiz de la Cierva

Review of Thomas L. Jeffers, Apprenticeships: The Bildungsroman from Goethe to Santayana
Stella Bolaki

Review of Walter Benn Michaels, The Shape of the Signifier
Michael Conlon


Number 2 (summer)

London A to Z: Tourism and the Imperial Metropolis
Troy Boone

Modes of Literary Impressionism
Richard M. Berrong

James Schuyler’s Pastoral Poetics
Don Adams

The Art of Stereotyping: How Ralph Ellison Made Ernest Hemingway Black
Leslie Shimotakahara

Making Use of the Past in Things Fall Apart
Oliver Lovesey

You Can’t Get Lost in Cape Town and the Counter-Ethnography of the Banal
Saikat Majumdar

Othered Writers, Other Forms:  Biomythography and Automythography
Karen Weekes

Review of Karin Cope, Passionate Collaborations: Learning to Live With Gertrude Stein
Heather Cass White

Review of Mark T. Conrad, ed.  The Philosophy of Film Noir
William B. Covey

Miriam Fuchs, The Text is Myself: Women’s Life Writing and Catastrophe
Timothy Dow Adams



Number 3 (fall): Asian American Subgenres 1853-1945 Part I
Edited by Hsuan L. Hsu

Introduction: Periodization, Race, and Asian American Sub-Genres
Hsuan L. Hsu

American Orientalisms:

"A Total Want of That Elegant Symmetry": The Role of Pseudoscience in Bayard Taylor's Travels through China, 1853-1855
John R. Haddad

Imagined Territories: Comparative Racialization and the Accident of History in Wong Kim Ark
Hoang Phan

Genre and Geography, or, With Perry in Japan
Sheila Hones

Spectacles of Citizenship and Civility: Arnold Genthe and the Photography of Chinatown
Thy Phu

Writing Asian American Lives:

Wong Chin Foo's Periodical Writing and Chinese Exclusion
Hsuan L. Hsu

A Slightly-Open Door: Yone Noguchi and the Invention of English Haiku
Edward Marx

A Filipino Woman in America: The Life and Work of Encarnacion Alzona
Catherine Ceniza Choy

Re-Scripting the Asian-American Subject: Constructions of Authorship in New Il Han and Younghill Kang
Leif Sorenson

"A Korean Appeal to America": Dosan Ahn Chang-ho and the L.A. Riots
Christine Hong


Number 4 (winter): Asian American Subgenres 1853-1945 Part II
Edited by Hsuan L. Hsu

Asian American Fictions:

Chinese Exclusion Fiction and Global Histories of Race: H.T. Tsiang and Theodore Dreiser, 1930
Richard Jean So

Traveling Genres and the Failure of Asian American Short Fiction
Timothy Yu

The Sino-Japanese Conflict of Asian American Literature
Colleen Lye

Community Subgenres:

Little Brown Students and the Homoerotics of "White Love"
Victor Mendoza

S.I. Hsiung's Lady Precious Stream and the Global Circulation of Peking Opera as a Modernist Form
Shuang Shen

Chinatown Vernacular Verses: A Popular Genre in the (Trans)Formation of a Chinese American Community
Zhou Xiaojing

The Four Immigrnants Manga and the Making of Japanese Americans
Mayumi Takada


Review of Karen Leong, The China Mystique: Pearl S. Buck, Anna Mae Wong, Mayling Soong, and the Transformation of American Orientalism
Kimberly Jew

Review of Colleen Lye, America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945
Arnold Pan

Xiaojing Zhou and Samina Najmi, eds, Form and Transformation in Asian American Literature
Wenxin Li

Keith Lawrence and Floyd Cheung, eds, Recovered Legacies: Authority and Identity in Early Asian American Literature
Hua Hsu


Volume XXXVIII (2005)

Numbers 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Georgic Inquisitiveness, Pastoral Meditation, Romantic Reflexivity: “Nutting” and the Figure of Wordsworth as Poet
Jack Vespa


Freud’s Menagerie
Dana Seitler


“Here Again is the Usual Door”: The Modernity of Virginia Woolf’s Street Haunting
Randi Saloman


Peter Matthiessen’s Sal Si Puedes: In America with Cesar Chavez
James G. Watson


The Melancholy Archive: José Saramago’s All the Names
Jonathan Boulter


Beloved Mentors: Seamus Heaney’s Poems of Vocation
John Boly


Review of Giorgio Agamben, State of Exception
Leland de la Durantaye


Review of Mark Conroy, Muse in the Machine: American Fiction and Mass Publicity
Anne Longmuir


Number 3 (fall): Circulating America I
Edited by Patricia Ventura

Patricia Ventura

Why ‘We’ Lovehate ‘You’
Paul Smith

Cosmopolitanism, America , and the Welfare State
Bruce Robbins

Global Irony: Politics inside Globalization inside Americanization
Russ Castronovo

The Americanization of Yoga? Understanding Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Global Capitalism
Caren Irr

The Pretty Woman Goes Global: Or, Learning to Love ‘Americanization’ in Notting Hill
Phillip E. Wegner

Number 4 (winter): Circulating America II
Edited by Patricia Ventura

A New ‘ Marshall ’ Plan: Terrorism, Globalization, Blockbusters, and Air Force One
Patricia Ventura

The Family and the State: A Long-Term Political Relationship
Elaine Tyler May

Vampire Capitalism: Globalization, Race, and the Postnational Body in Blade
Hamilton Carroll

On Returning: “ America ” in The Fifth Element and Kal Ho Naa Ho
Edward K. Chan

Adaptation and Americas Studies
Susan Gillman

Culture, Patriotism, and the Habitus of a Discipline; or, What Happens to American Studies in a Moment of Globalization?
Susan Hegeman


Volume XXXVII (2004)

Number 1 (spring): Blues Notes: Toward a New Jazz Discourse [Part One]
Edited by Mark Osteen

Introduction: Blue Notes Toward a New Jazz Discourse
Mark Osteen

Tracing that Pentecostal Feeling: Jazz and the Sanctified Church
Douglas Field

Jazz Songbooks and the Modernist Tradition
Michael Coyle

"Eternal Jazz": Jazz Historiography and the Persistence of the Resurrection Myth
John P. McCombe

Playing at the Nth Note: John Coltrane and Proliferation
Tamas Dobozy

Improvisation as Idiomatic, Ethic and Harmolodic
Timothy S. Murphy

Titling Jazz: On the Front Cover of Blue Note Records
Philippe Carrard

Number 2 (summer): Blue Notes: Toward a New Jazz Discourse [Part Two]
Edited by Mark Osteen

The Performance of Jazz Autobiography
Daniel Stein

Jazz and Surrealism in Twentieth-Century Spanish Poetry
Gregory C. Stallings

The Cultural Matrix of Ragtime in James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
A. Timothy Spaulding

The Seven League Boots: Albert Murray's "Swing" Poetics
Roberta Maguire

"So Black, So Blue": Ralph Ellison, Louis Armstrong, and the Bebop Aesthetic
Michael Borshuk

The Jazz Harmonies of Connection and Disconnection in "Sonny's Blues"
Susanna Lee

Retuning the Critical Instrument: André Hodeir's The Worlds of Jazz
Ken Husbands

The Language of the Other: Jacques Derrida Interviews Ornette Coleman
Translated by Timothy S. Murphy

Play--The First Name
Jacques Derrida
Translated by Timothy S. Murphy

Review of Alfred Appel, Jr., Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce
Mark Osteen

Review of David Butler, Jazz Noir: Listening to Music from Phantom Lady to The Last Seduction
Krin Gabbard

Review of Nicholas Gebhardt, Going for Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology
Nicholas M. Evans

Review of Patrick Neate, Twelve Bar Blues
Jon Panish

Numbers 3 & 4 (fall/winter)

Wittgenstein and Pain: Sociological Consequences
Antonio Negri
Translated by Timothy S. Murphy

Wittgenstein and Pain: Two Clarifications
Joshua Wilner

Some Literary Uses of the Manual
Rodney Stenning Edgecombe

Gothic Panoptics and the Persistence of Torturous Enjoyment, 1764-1820
Dale Townshend

An ‘imperceptible infusion’ of Blood: Iola Leroy, Racial Identity, and Sentimental Discourse
Lori Robison

From the Shameful Order of Virility: Autobiography After Colonialism
Timothy Bewes 

Are Memoirs Autobiography?  A Consideration of Genre and Public Identity
Julie Rak 

Boundaries and Frontiers: Metaphor and the Rhetoric of Interdisciplinarity in Literary Studies
Lyn Bennett 

Review of Jason Read, The Micropolitics of Capital: Marx and the Prehistory of the Present
Ken Kawashima 

Review of Brett Neilson, Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle… and Other Tales of Counterglobalization
Michael Cucher 

Review of Elizabeth Louise Thomas, Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics, Justice, and the Human Beyond Being
Daniel Darvay 

Errata list to Genre Vol.XXXVI, numbers 1-2 (spring/summer 2003)


Volume XXXVI (2003)

Numbers 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Chaucer's Wolf: Exemplary Violence in The Physician's Tale
John Pitcher

Female Criminality in Henry Goodcole's Murder Pamphlets
David Stymeist

The Politics of Alexander Pope's Urbanity
Jason D. Solinger

Lyric ritual and narrative myth in Russian modernism: The case of Viacheslav Ivanov
Robert Bird

Representing "a sort of composite person": Autobiography, Sexuality, and Collaborative Authorship in H.D.'s Prose and Scrapbook
Lara Vetter

"The World Has Been Remade": Gender, Genre, and the Blitz in Graham Greene's The Ministry of Fear
Kristine Miller

Reading Clarice Lispector with Julia Kristeva: Four Short Stories from Family Ties
Grady C. Wray

Dreams of Decorum: John Ashbery's Manners
Luke Carson

Drawing on Tradition: Translation, Martial Arts, and Japanese Anime in America
Kenneth Hodges

Review of Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, Angelic Airs, Subversive Songs: Music as Social Discourse in the Victorian Novel
R. Michelle Lee

Review of Roy Grundmann, Andy Warhol's Blow Job
Scott Duguid

Numbers 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Globalization and the Image
Edited by Kurt Koenigsberger

Of Blind Men and Elephants: Globalization and the Image
Kurt Koenigsberger

Mapping Globalization or Globalizing the Map?: Heidegger and Planetary Discourse
Michael Lang

The Intimate Sphere: National Strategies of Mapping and Embodiment
Elena Glasberg

Irish-Mexican Solidarity and the San Patricio Battalion Flag
Abby Bender

Wordsworth at the Panoramas: The Sublime Spectacle of the World
Tanya Agathocleous

The Globalization of Perspective: Geography, Ukiyo-e, and American Realist Painting
Hsuan L. Hsu

The Lost Gaze: Reflections on the Photography of Andreas Gursky
Carsten Strathausen

Visualization Services: Stock Photography and the Picture Industry
Matthias Bruhn

The Spectacularization of the Building Process: Berlin , Potsdamer Platz
Ute Lehrer

Globalisierungbewältigung [coming to terms with globalization]: Global Flows and Local Loyalties in Contemporary German Cinema
Jaimey Fisher

Disciplines of the Visual: Art History, Visual Studies, and Globalization
Keith Moxey


Volume XXXV (2002)

Number 1 (spring)

The Modal Roots of Environmentalism: Pastoral, Prophecy, and Nature in Biblical and Early Romantic Discourse
Kevin Hutchings

Annihilating the Distance: Panoramas and The Conquest of Mexico , 1822-1848
Robert D. Aguirre

Benjamin, Kracauer and Redemptive History
Vincent P. Pecora

In the Slow Rain Crying: Gendered Responses to Loss in Faulkner's The Unvanquished
David L. G. Arnold

Ronald Firbank's Radical Pastorals
Don Adams

Three Faces of Ruth Rendell: Feminism, Popular Fiction and the Question of Genre
Margaret Russett

Review of Katherine E. Kelly, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Tom Stoppard
Maria Doyle

Review of Christian Moraru, Rewriting: Postmodern Narrative and Cultural Critique in the Age of Cloning
Anne Longmuir

Review of Steve Wright, Storming Heaven: Class Composition and Struggle in Italian Autonomist Marxism
Ron Day

Number 2 (summer)

After Definitions: Genre, Categories, and Cognitive Science
Michael Sinding

The Indecorous Virtuoso: Margaret Cavendish's Experimental Spaces
John Shanahan

Contexts for Johnson's Dictionary
Paul Tankard

The "value of a NAME:" The Representation of Political Economy in Maria Edgeworth's The Absentee
Saba Bahar

Erotic Bafflement and the Lesson of Oscar Wilde
Kevin Ohi

"How Do You Describe the Indescribable?" Representing History in Detective Fiction: The Case of Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir Trilogy
Brian Diemert

Desiring Natures: The American Adrenaline Narrative
Kristin J. Jacobson

Review of Ellen Weil and Gary K. Wolfe, Harlan Ellison: The Edge of Forever
Joseph S. Walker

Numbers 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Prisoners Writing
Edited by Megan Sweeney

Provocations and Possibilities: Rethinking Prisoners' Discourse
Megan Sweeney

Against the Discipline of 'Prison Writing': Toward a Theoretical Conception of Contemporary Radical Prison Praxis
Dylan Rodriquez

From Slavery to Prison: Benjamin Rush, Harriet Jacobs, and the Ideology of Reformative Incarceration
Doug Taylor

'They locked the door on my meditations': Thoreau and the Prison House of Identity
Jason Haslam

Jazz in Jail: The Supplement of the Musicians' Narratives
Barry Maxwell

Writers with Convictions: Doing Time at Century's End
Bell Gale Chevigny

Fighting for Parental Rights in Prison
Jaqueline Smith

The Cupola
Frederic Berthoff

Passage Through Prison: Reframing Aboriginal Art
Sylvia Kleinert

Discursive Delinquency in Leonard Peltier's Prison Writings
Deena Rymhs

"Ni miedo de la pinta, ni miedo de la muerte": Jimmy Santiago Baca's Prison Poems
Paula M. Bruno

Legally Blind: Seeking Alternative Literacies from Prison
Megan Sweeney


Volume XXXIV (2001)

Numbers 1 & 2 (spring/summer)

Introduction to Gilles Deleuze's "Philosophy of the Série Noire"
Timothy S. Murphy

Philosophy of the Série Noire
Gilles Deleuze

The Rhetorical and Narrative Dimensions of Valdivia's Letters of Conquest
María de Jesús Cordero

Slipping the Shackles of Subjectivity: The Narrator as Runaway in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Mark Edelman Boren

Yeats' 'Helen Poems' and the Conundrums of Biographically-Based Criticism
Brian Dillon

The Case of the Purloined Genre: Breaking the Codes in Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers"
Nils Claussen

Robert Penn Warren 's A Place to Come To: An Altersroman Inspired by Dante
Linda A. Westervelt

The Black Cat Inside: Burroughs as Unredeemed Confessant
Kelly Anspaugh

Review of Leon Surette, Pound in Purgatory, & Michael Szalay, New Deal Modernism
Luke Carson

Review of Fawzia Afzal-Khan & Kalpana Seshadri-Crooks, eds., The Pre-Occupation of Post-Colonial Studies
Steven Salaita

Review of Anouar Majid, Unveiling Traditions
Steven Salaita

Numbers 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Rock and the Condition of Postmodernity
Edited by William Richey and Kevin J.H. Dettmar

Introduction: Rock and the Condition of Postmodernity
William Richey and Kevin J.H. Dettmar

Jameson, Baudrillard and the Monkees
Brian Diemert

A True Story: The Expression of Troubling Societal Values in the Music of Postmodern Rock
Walter Everett

"Candle in the Wind 1997" as an Antidote to the Social Erasure of the Public
Theodore Gracyk

The Future Is Now...and Then: Sonic Historiography in Post-1960s Rock
Kevin Holm-Hudson

"Going Through the Motions": The Tribute Band Phenomenon
Mark Jones

A Break in Transmission: Art, Appropriation and Accumulation
Dominic Pettman

Why Rock and Roll Is Better than Jazz
David R. Shumway

"Go West": The Pet Shop Boys' Allegories and Anthems of Postimperiality
Patricia Juliana Smith

Review of David Hajdu, Positively Fourth Street
Martin J. Jabobi

Review of J. Randy Taraborrelli, Madonna: An Intimate Biography, & Andrew Morton, Madonna
Douglas Mao

Review of Richard Meltzer, A Whore Just Like the Rest: The Music Writings
Timothy S. Murphy

Review of Ray Davies, Waterloo Sunset: Stories
William Richey

Volume XXXIII (2000)

Number 1 (spring)

Editorial Statement

Translator's Introduction to Antonio Negri's "The European Leopardi"
Timothy S. Murphy

The European Leopardi
Antonio Negri

Sure Instinct: Incest, Politics and Genre in Dryden and Defoe
Tanya Caldwell

England's "Glorious 'Middle Way'": Self-Disciplinary Self-Making and Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
Lauren Goodlad

Nostromo as Fairy Tale Epic
Jed Rasula

Review of Tom Cohen, Ideology and Inscription: "Cultural Studies" After Benjamin, de Man and Bakhtin
Samira Kawash

Review of David Punter, Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body and the Law
Laura Rotunno

Review of Steve Clark, ed., Travel Writing and Empire: Postcolonial Theory in Transit
Steven Salaita

Review of A. Robert Lee and Gerald Vizenor, Postindian Conversations
Steven Salaita

Number 2 (summer)

A Gallery of Authors: The Politics of Innovation and Subversion in Montpensier's Divers Portraits
Allison Stedman

Roman à Clef and the Dynamics of Betrayal: The Case of Glenarvon
Barbara Judson

New Windows on New York: The Urban Pastoral Vision of James Schuyler and Jane Freilicher
Timothy Gray

Britannia Waives the Rules: National Icons Profaned in John Osborne's The Entertainer and Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw
Patricia Juliana Smith

Review of Srinivas Aravamudan, Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency 1688-1804
Robert Markley

Review of Richard L. Barr, Rooms with a View: The Stages of Community in the Modern Theater
Katherine E. Kelly

Review of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Empire
Timothy S. Murphy

Review of Ami Elad-Bouskila, Modern Palestinian Literature and Culture
Steven Salaita

Review of Edward Said, Out of Place: A Memoir
Steven Salaita

Numbers 3 & 4 (fall/winter): Desert Island Texts
Edited by Timothy S. Murphy

Timothy S. Murphy

Desert Island Texts—Of Grammatology (1967) and Glas (1974) by Jacques Derrida
Jonathan Culler

Packing and Unpacking “The Man Made of Words”—“The Man Made of Words” (1970) by N. Scott Momaday
Robert Allen Warrior

Removing the Eggshells: Rereading Wittgenstein on a Desert IslandCulture and Value (1977) by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Marjorie Perloff

The Lost America of Love: A Genealogy—The Lost America of Love (1981) by Sherman Paul
Barrett Watten

Critical Survivors—“The Expression of Feeling in Imagination” (1994) by Richard Moran
Charles Altieri

Cognition on a Desert IslandCognition in the Wild (1995) by Edwin Hutchins
N. Katherine Hayles

Island and Archive: Favorite Contemporary Theory Texts
Vincent B. Leitch

Afterword: Hybrids of Nature and Culture
Ronald Schleifer

Review of Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project
Luke Carson

Cumulative Index of Genre Volumes I-XXXIII

Volume XXXII (1999)

Numbers 1 & 2 (spring/summer): Chicano/a Studies--Writing Into the Future
Edited by Rudolfo Anaya and Robert Con Davis-Undiano

Introduction: Chicano/a Studies--Writing into the Future
Robert Con Davis-Undiano

Shaman of Words
Rudolfo Anaya

The Body of My Work
Alberto Rios

The Tools in the Toolbox: Representing Work in Chicana Writing
Tey Diana Rebolledo

Doing Rhetorical Analysis--Sapogonia: The Rhetoric of Irony
B.J. Manríquez

Tongue-Tied: Chicana Feminist Textual Politics and the Future of Chicano/Chicana Studies
Kristin Carter-Sanborn

Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá's Memorial: Aristotelian Rhetoric and the Discourse of Justification in a Colonial Genre
María Herrera Sobek

Whither Aztlán? Considering a Millenial Chicano/a Studies
Rafael Pérez-Torres

The Emergence of New World Studies: Anaya, Aztlán, and the New Chicana
Robert Con Davis-Undiano

Number 3 (fall)

Spenser and the Bounds of Race
Christopher Ivic

"Work Upon That Now": The Production of Parody on the English Renaissance Stage
Heather Anne Hirshfeld

Anne Radcliffe's The Italian in Context: Gothic Villains, Romantic Heroes, and a New Age of Power Relations
Gary Gautier

Ruination and Translation in William Carlos Williams
José María Rodríguez Garcia

Number 4 (winter)

Vivian Grey and the Silver-Fork Etiquette of Authorship
Andrea Hibbard

Undomesticating the Domestic Novel: Creole Madness in Jane Eyre
Carolyn Vellenga Berman

Making a "Clean Break": Confession, Celebrity Journalism, Image Management and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Crack-Up
Kirk Curnutt

The "Arrested" Message of War in Cartucho by Nellie Campobello
Kate Peters

Review of Jonathan Kramnick, Making the English Canon: Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past, 1700-1770
Richard A. Barney