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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Agnieszka Tuszynska Abstract This article examines the politics of transgressive pleasure and desire in Claude McKay’s novel Romance in Marseille , as a response to what Achille Mbembe, departing from Foucault’s notion of biopower, has termed necropolitics. In the novel, the interlocking hegemonic...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Lenora Hanson Copyright © 2016 Regents of the University of Colorado 2016 C o n t a g io u s r e v o l u t io n a n d C o l o n ia l S ec u rit iza t io n Lenora Hanson In his 20 03 essay, "N ecropolitics," Achille Mbembe argued tha t biopolitics had failed to address the mass zones of death...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Gabriele Lazzari Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020 Although the history of humanity is arguably the history of its global peregrinations, at no other time than today has migration so profoundly shaped our political imaginary and public discourse. As Achille Mbembe...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... curricula and canons. Likewise hydrocolonialism seeks to lay bare colonial constructions and representations of water and to undo these. The title of the article has a further postcolonial entailment, since it invokes Achille Mbembe’s “Provisional Notes on the Postcolony” (the earliest English iteration...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of trauma theory” contra Eurocentrism, but his reading focuses solely on the mode of critique characters like Attila offer, not any alternative mode of conceptualizing life that Forna’s novel may enable. 24 Achille Mbembe has influentially theorized a foundational arbitrariness within postcolonial...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-some-immigrants-animals/?utm_term=.fb8421c7831b . Mbembe Achille . On the Postcolony . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2001 . ProQuest e-book. Ortiz Ricardo . “ Edwidge Danticat’s Latinidad : The Farming of Bones and the Cultivation (of Fields) of Knowledge...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2013
... genesis in Ancient Greek and Roman practices. Sim ilarly, Achille Mbembe complicates the twentieth century provenance o f biopolitics and its death­ ly double, which he term s necropolitics, by locating its initial emergence w ith in the logic of European im perialism even as most of his argum ent...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
... essay “The Fact of Blackness” but ironically navigates toward Achille Mbembe’s death-haunted necropolitics to clarify McKay’s relatively sanguine portrait of sexual desire and fulfillment. For the Black Jamaican–turned–Black world novelist, Tuszynska claims, visions of unshackled sexual expression...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: Thinking w ith ViriHo (New York: Routledge, 2014), 19-20. 64 St. Jam es's Chronicle or the British Evening Post, August 4-7, 1792. 65 Frantz Fanon, The Wretched o f the Earth, trans. Constance Farrington, pref. Jean-Paul Sartre (New York: Grove Press, 1963), 38. 66 Achille Mbembe, "N ecropolitics," trans...