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The power of genre

Author: Adena Rosmarin
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Power of Genre was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The Power of Genre is a radical and systematic rethinking of the relationship between literary genre and critical explanation. Adene Rosmarin shows how traditional theories of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adena Rosmarin
ISBN: 0816613958 9780816613953 0816613966 9780816613960
OCLC Number: 12104104
Language Note: English.
Description: x, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; A Theoretical Introduction; Chapter 1. Defining a Theory of Genre; Chapter 2. The Dramatic Monologue; Chapter 3. The Mask Lyric; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Adena Rosmarin.

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The Power of Genre was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The Power of Genre is a radical and systematic rethinking of the relationship between literary genre and critical explanation. Adene Rosmarin shows how traditional theories of genre-whether called ""historical, "" ""intrinsic, "" or ""theoretical""--Are necessarily undone by their attempts to define genre representationally. Rather, Rosmarin argues, the opening.

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