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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 50–65.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and short fiction. As astute as much of the critical work is, none of it addresses the cornerstone of Kiernan’s fiction: trauma. This essay considers Kiernan’s novel The Red Tree as a queer American gothic novel dealing with trauma and its lingering effects on its witnesses. Through its complex, fragmentary...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... In pointing to the foundational guilt of having usurped Native American land, Danielewski and Fuchs are, of course, merely following the general tendency in American gothic literature to ground its historical trauma either in the genocide of Native Americans or in the enslavement of African Americans. 8...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in Sunsetcorp’s 2009 single “nobody here” and the manifestations of American political trauma after 9/11 in Cat System Corporation’s signalwave album, News at 11 (2016). Works Cited Alexander Jeffrey C. “ Toward a Theory of Cultural Trauma .” In Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 163–176.
Published: 01 March 2010
... f Horror: An Essay on Abjection, trans. Leon S. Roudiez (NewYork: Columbia University Press, 1982), esp. 1-10, and especially the strong application of it to the Anglo-American Gothic in Diane Long Hoeveler, "The Hidden God and the Abjected Woman: 'The Fall of the House of Usher Studies in Short...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... For instance, if all the villains in horror films were, say, Jewish or Chinese or African American, then there would clearly be a problem. We call this problem racism. There are no racial or national subsets of horror—no Sinohorror, no Afrohorror, no Judeohorror 8 (and even typing out the letters...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 249–251.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in the twentieth century. A d é lé kè A d é è k ó is a humanities distinguished professor at The Ohio State University. His teaching and research interests are, in no particular order of importance, Yoruba literature, lit­ erary theory, African American literature, and Anglophone literatures of Africa, south Asia...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
...). Paris : Colin , 1922 . Milner Alfred . England in Egypt . London , 1902 . Paris Gaston . “ Joinville, sire de Joinville .” In Literary History of France (in French), 291 – 459 . Paris , 1865 . Rosenwein Barbara . “ Worrying about Emotions in History .” American...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 101–109.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Yet I have seen these tricks used in American folk reconstructions. . . Agnes de Mille, Dance to the Piper (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952), 213-14. 16 Phyllis Cole Bräunlich, Haunted by Home: The Life and Letters o f Lynn Riggs (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988), 76. ...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Dexter's traum atic childhood to the vulnerable childhoods of young people around him. If our hero has one unassailable virtue, it's in his quality of the lion protecting his cubs. Having strangled Marten, Dexter intones: "Nobody hurts my children."3 But beyond the hypertrophied American desire to take...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Donald Baker Dissenters and Mavericks: Writings about India in English 1765-2000 . By Margery Sabin . New York : Oxford University Press , 2002 . Pp. viii + 239. hc. 0-19-515017-1. Copyright © 2004 Regents of the University of Colorado 2004 86 English Language Notes American...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 June 2004
... UP, 2004. Pp. ix + 165. he. $60.00. 0-521-83071-0. Hoeveler, D iane long a n d Tam ar Heller, eds. Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction: The British and American Traditions. New York: T h e M odern Lan­ guage Society o f America, 2003. Pp. xiv + 310. pb. $19.75. 0-87352-901-4. he. $37.50. 0-87352...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Russell (rE) and the New Ireland, 1905-30. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2003. Pp. 267. he. $45.00. 1-85182-691-2. Andrews, William L., ed. Classic African American Women s Narratives. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2003. Pp. xl + 391. pb. $24.95. 0-19-514135-0. Ardis, Ann L. Modernism and Cultural Conflict, 1880-1922...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Inscriptions: Form, Personhood, and the American Woman Writer of Color. O xford: O xford UP, 1999. Pp. x + 228. he. $45.00. 0-19-512341-7. Roe, Sue and Susan Sellars, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf Cam bridge: C am bridge UP, 2000. Pp. xxii + 286. he. 0-521-62393-6. Royster, Jaqueline Jones...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 43–57.
Published: 01 June 2005
... r worship, b u t continue on o u r knees with o ur hands held up, observing a strict silence till the sun is at a certain height, which I suppose to be about 10 o r 11 o-clock in E ngland.1 In the opening, then, to one of the earliest American slave narratives and accounts of an enslaved African s...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 43–57.
Published: 01 October 2019
... uncle’s fortune. In the madhouse Maria writes her memoir to her daughter and finds an ally in her prison guard Jemima and a lover in the American traveler Darnford. After Jemima assists Maria in escaping from the madhouse, Venables charges Darnford with seduction and adultery. Maria adapts the key points...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (3): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as Travisano, eds. The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings to 1900, vol. 1. New Brunswick, New Jersey, and L ondon: Rutgers UP, 2003. Pp. xxxi + 736. p b ./h c. $35.00/$75.00. 0-8135-3162-4/0-8135-3161-6. B artolom eo, Jo seph F. Matched Pairs: Gender and Intertextual...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 September 2004
... discipleship, but he suffered the same fate as Charles Brockden Brown, the forefather of 86 English Language Notes American Romanticism. Although he attempted to separate Edgar Huntly from the Gothic crabgrass growing in Europe, what marked Brown as an individual at the time turned into a lockstep for those...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 129–137.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Goble University o f California, Berkeley NOTES 1Alan Weisman, The W orld W ithout Us (NewYork: Picador, 2007), 5. Subsequent citations internal. For more on Weisman as a figure in a particularly American tradition of apocalyptic writing, see Robert S. Levine, "American Studies in an Age of Extinction...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Afterword that focuses u p o n contem porary American criticism and the poetry o f Keats. Batten begins with H arold Bloom and McGann, b u t focuses prim arily u p o n Levinson; she reads all these critics as em blem atic o f contem porary Am erican critics of Romanticism in a state o f denial. The Anxiety...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 114–126.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in Rose’s postwar American life, but, by contrast to him, it is easily reversed by a deliberate choice even at a time when Rose really cannot remember, as she puts it to Hope: “‘I am losing my memories now, and if I do not tell you these things, I fear they will be gone forever, and the damage I have done...