Cécile Heim, Boris Vejdovsky, Benjamin Pickford

The Genres of Genre: Form, Formats, and Cultural Formations

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This volume presents a selection of essays discussing recent developments in genre theory. It furthermore reflects the current research of members of the Swiss Association of North American Studies.
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This volume presents a selection of essays discussing recent developments in genre theory. It furthermore reflects the current research of members of the Swiss Association of North American Studies.

Inhalt:
1) Introduction
2) James Dorson (Freie Universität Berlin): “Unformed Forms: Genre Theory and the Trouble with Caroline Levine’s ‘Forms’”
3) Audrey Loetscher (Lausanne): “Taking Carbon Culture to Court: Civil Lawsuits as Political Manifestoes in US Climate Change Litigation”
4) Sixta Quassdorf (St Gallen): “‘I would prefer not to’: Routine and Agency in Office Fiction”
5) Bryan Banker (Munich): “‘The Modality in Which Class is ‘Lived’’: Literalizing Race and Class in ‘The Expanse’”
6) Olga Thierbach-McLean (Independent scholar): “A Familiar Otherness: The Trope of Asia in Cyberpunk Movies since the 1980s”
7) J. Jesse Ramírez (St Gallen): “Are Orcs Racist? Genre, Racecraft, and ‘Bright’”
8) Courtney Jacobs and Ronald Schleifer (University of Oklahoma, Norman): “Literary Genre and Affective Experience: Intergenerational Trauma in the Neo-Slave Narrative of Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’”
9) Notes on Contributors
10) Index of Names

Autoreninformation:
Cécile Heim is a doctoral candidate in Gender studies and North American literature and culture.
Boris Vejdovsky, PhD, Maître d’enseignement et de recherche I (tenured Senior Lecturer)
Benjamin Pickford, PhD, Maître Assistant (Junior Lecturer, non-tenured)
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ISBN 978-3-8233-8327-7
EAN 9783823383277
Bibliographie 1. Auflage
Seiten 175
Format kartoniert
Höhe 220
Breite 150
Ausgabename 18327
Verlag Gunter Narr Verlag
Herausgeber Cécile Heim, Boris Vejdovsky, Benjamin Pickford
Erscheinungsdatum 14.10.2019
Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage