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Genre – Bibliography

Aristotle. Poetics. Trans. and ed. by Anthony Kenny. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Bakhtin, Mikhail. ‘The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays. Trans. by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist, ed. by Michael Holquist. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981, pp. 3-40.

_____. Speech Genres and Other Late Essays. Trans. by Vern W. McGee, ed. by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986.

Beebee, Thomas O. The Ideology of Genre: A Comparative Study of Generic Instability. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.

Bowker, Geoffrey C., and Susan Leigh Star, ed. Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.

Chaundler, Christine. My Book of Stories from the Poets. London: Cassell and Co., 1919. [accessed 23 May 2013].

Colie, Rosalie. The Resources of Kind: Genre-Theory in the Renaissance. Ed. by Barbara K. Lewalski. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Culler, Jonathan. ‘Towards a Theory of Non-Genre Literature’. In Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach. Ed. by Michael McKeon. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2000, pp. 51-6.

Derrida, Jacques. ‘The Law of Genre’. Trans. by Avital Ronell. Critical Inquiry, 7:1 (1980), 55-81.

Dubrow, Heather. Genre. Critical Idiom series. London: Methuen, 1982.

Fishelov, Davis. Metaphors of Genre: The Role of Analogies in Genre Theory. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1993.

Fowler, Alastair. Kinds of Literature: An Introduction to the Theory of Genres and Modes. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982.

Freedman, Aviva, and Peter Medway, ed. Genre and the New Rhetoric. London: Taylor and Francis, 1994.

Frow, John. Genre. New Critical Idiom series. London: Routledge, 2006.

Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957.

Genette, Gérard. The Architext: An Introduction. Trans. by Jane E. Lewin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

_____. Fiction and Diction. Trans. by Catherina Porter. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993.

_____. Palimpsests: Literature in the Second Degree. Trans. by Channa Newman and Claude Doubinsky. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

_____. Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation. Trans. by Jane E. Lewin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Gerhart, Mary. Genre Choices, Gender Questions. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.

Hernadi, Paul. Beyond Genre: New Directions in Literary Classification. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1972.

Kermode, Frank. The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966.

Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen. ‘Goblin Market as a Cross-Audience Poem: Children’s Fairy-Tale, Adult Erotic Fantasy’. Children’s Literature, 25 (1997), 181-204.

Lejeune, Philippe. On Autobiography. Trans. by Katherine Leary, ed. by Paul John Eakin. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989.

Lukács, Georg. The Historical Novel. Trans. by Hannah and Stanley Mitchell. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1969.

_____. The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature. Trans. by Anna Bostock. London: Merlin Press, 1978.

McKeon, Michael, ed. Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Perloff, Marjorie, ed. Postmodern Genres. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989.

Propp, Vladimir. Morphology of the Folktale. Trans. by Svatava Pirkova-Jakobson, ed. by Louis A. Wagner. 2nd edn. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1968.

Rosmarin, Adena. The Power of Genre. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985.

Rutland, Barry, ed. Genre, Trope, Gender: Essays by Northrop Frye, Linda Hutcheon, Shirley Neuman. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1992.

Todorov, Tzvetan. The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre. Trans. by Richard Howard. London: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1973.

_____. Genres in Discourse. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.