The first section, "Genre
at the End of Postmodernism," includes five essays that analyze postmodernism's vitality "through the lens of the particular poetic of genre
prevalent today" (7).
Even when tutors are not comfortable or familiar with a genre
, their experience as readers, their knowledge of strategies, and their opinions will be helpful to the writer.
in the Academy: The Case of the Submission Letter." Academic Writing: Intercultural and Textual Issues, ed Eija Ventola and Anna Mauranen.
Because for me, two of the most generative and generous gifts that Ross Chambers contributed to my professional and intellectual life come through his rethinking of genre
, and through his dialogues with and commentaries on Anne Freadman's work on poststructuralist rhetoric and genre-awareness.
The frontier and its transformative powers become the hinge, the connective point, between two different genres
whose own borders lose their materiality as they begin to merge.
I agree that we need to teach students about writing, but I also want my students to try their hand at applying what they learn about "how people use writing" and "how people learn to write" to a few new and different genres
. Hence my delight and feeling of accomplishment when I read the following in a recent student's portfolio reflection: "I learned how to look at examples of new genres
like the proposal and profile, and figure out how to write in that genre
The increasing pervasiveness of the virtual world has resulted in major transformations to the genre
, just as it has for filmmaking in general.
theory and analysis has been one of the most fruitful areas of enquiry within Film Studies practically from the birth of the discipline around the 1960s.
David Duff, Romanticism and fhe Uses of Genre
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)
While Engendering Genre
strikes a balance between detailed analyses and larger overviews of Atwood's transgressive uses of genres
, Nischik excels when she delves into the particulars of the texts.
Chapter 1 focuses on the scholarly history of what Moine terms the classificatory uses of genres
. She begins with a clear and useful definition of genre
's most common use: as an empirical category for naming, identifying, and differentiating cinematic works, as well as indicating the common recurring themes of those works (p.
By studying similar and different characteristics of specific rhythmic durations and the occurrence of rhythmic sequences, the group of Brazilian researchers has found that it is possible to correctly identify the musical genres
of specific musical pieces.
meaning and social function both of genres
and of individual films.
Reading Poetry, Writing Genre
: English Poetry and Literary Criticism in Dialogue with Classical Scholarship