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Genre Tropes and the Transmissibility of Story (link)

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I just ran across this excellent essay, "Genre Tropes and the Transmissibility of Story" ( http://www.irosf.com/q/zine/article/10360 ) by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold. It talks about, among other things, the tropes of literary fiction and how reader expectations (of tropes in story) impede or advance a story in the reader's mind.

In my ongoing "tropes are genre" and "genre is tropes" and you need them to tell stories awareness campaign, I point at this article by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold and say, "Yeah, that." (With a tip of the hat to Delany's "Reading Protocols")

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