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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 50–65.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Nowell Marshall Abstract Despite winning numerous literary awards, Caitlín R. Kiernan’s work has received little critical attention. Scholars have focused on Kiernan’s reworking of H. P. Lovecraft’s influential weird fiction and have discussed Kiernan’s pioneering work in New Weird fiction...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 91–108.
Published: 01 October 2021
...,” such as the ongoing human destruction of Florida’s wetlands. 3 As he reflected on “what irritant or issue or problem had lodged in my subconscious to force Area X out,” Jeff VanderMeer, editor extraordinaire of the New Weird, practitioner of the aesthetics of “weird biology,” and himself a pioneer of climate...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., ecohorror, with its narratives of massive impending catastrophes, often emphasizes the pending threat to human control, human agency, rather than to the natural world. But novels like Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy of New Weird novels, Jack Dudley argues, reframe the vocabulary of trauma theory...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 167–179.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to mix my chocolate and peanut butter, and do too much of the Native with the medieval, but that was always the most interesting stuff I did, and I kind of felt this weird thing, like I was denying who I was by not putting some of who I am into the work that I did. You said something about, “Well, yeah...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 April 2019
... under the Sea was the second-highest-grossing film of the year in the United States (after White Christmas ). The publicity for the underwater sequences in the film had piqued audiences’ interest even before the film appeared in December 1954. In February 1954 Life ran a photo-essay, “A Weird New...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 215–218.
Published: 01 March 2006
... om ent of creation, a rainbow poured upon rock and shaped into woods and rivers. (133) Reading The Peregrine, I envied it outrageously. As I was finishing the book, an insight came to me like a great draught o f weird truth. Baker's book coincides in tim e w ith Duncan's "M y M other Would...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (3): 33–38.
Published: 01 March 2005
... anforth Ross, The American Short Story: Pamphlets on American Writers Number 14 (Minneapolis: U of M innesota P, 1963) 19-20. 3 See, for instance, the essay about Berkeley and phenom enalism in Jam es s Lectures and Miscellanies (New York: Redfield, 1852) 333-40. 4 See James Duban, The Nature of True...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 68–74.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to sources will be parenthetical. 2Adeline Tintner, Edith Wharton in Context: Essays on Intertextuality (Tusca­ loosa: U of Alabama P, 1999) 4. 3D onald Burleson, Sabbats: H aw thorne and W harton, Studies in Weird Fiction 12 (1993): 12-16. 4Edith W harton, All Souls The Ghost Stones of Edith Wharton (New...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 167–180.
Published: 01 September 2009
... into journalistic guilt, I vowed that each story w ould be the last. But then I'd spot another tem pting morsel in humanity's weird smorgasbord. "There's a drivein exorcist operating in mid-state, just west o f the tow n of Nirvana a reader wrote to me, enclosing a news clipping. My exorcist was a self-anointed...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of diasporic movement by highlighting how racial “Blackness” functions as a system for rejecting people of color from the benefits of modernity and sovereign rights-bearing status in an expanded temporal and spatial frame. To explore this hypothesis, the article turns to new anthropological work on the liminal...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 33–47.
Published: 01 September 2007
...? Through a network o f transnational relations, the group forged ties w ith radical film m akers and film theorists, key proponents o f literary modernism, leaders of progressive social movements, and founders o f new sciences such as psychoanalysis and sexology.5 My study suggests that challenges...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2017
... l l 2 0 1 7 as well as contributions th a t o ffe r new non-W estern trajectories for re-thinking eco-m em ­ ory, indigenous epistemologies and situated knowledges. Many of the contributors to this frame share an interest in rethinking older as well as newer theories of tim e and place...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 129–137.
Published: 01 September 2013
... infrastructure fail or flood or burn; how before the animals and plants we have selected out o f nature die in the new w ild, or at the very least, evolve into things that w ould not be nearly so easy to pet or eat. "Could nature ever obliterate all our traces Weisman asks, "O r are some so unnatural...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 95–103.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by Danielle Allen in her exploration o f the social trust that is necessary to a successful democracy: "Can we devise an education that, rather than teaching citizens not to talk to strangers, instead teaches them how to interact w ith them self-confidently?"5 For Allen this new educational model is essential...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 89–98.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of existence" and progresses linearly, "adding new facts to the existent body of knowledge," the form er "seeks to qualitatively reduce mystery, through attenuation, or if that is not possible, through permanentization or intensification o f the mysterious," w hat Reza Negarestani calls "bask[ing...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in the shadows of a great liner will tend to cast in a new light a poem about reveling in a sunny passage on its decks, and vice versa. This essay is a narrowly drawn exercise in such forms of comparison at one narrow passage of marine transit—the Panama Canal Zone. I argue that the spatiotemporal typology...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 September 2011
....13 Holism is ultim ately a form o f mechanism. It imagines that the whole is greater than the parts, im plying that the parts are replaceable. Got a problem w ith a wheel? Change it. Gaia has a problem with humans? Never mind, they'll go extinct and a new form w ill arise. Gaia has a problem w ith...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 77–88.
Published: 01 September 2008
...., criticism underlying the specific qualities and possibilities of the genre. It is the combined reading of these tw o approaches of the graphic novel that may offer new insights into the possible literariness of the genre. One m ight say that this literary turn is a European reappropriation of the graphic n...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 89–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ater supplies, pollution, environm ental injustice. "Carbon fixa tio n ," M olly Wallace calls it in her Risk C riticism .2 This centripetalism has had the positive effe ct of catalyzing a surge of excellent critical and historical w ork in the new "energy hum anities" in literature, history, cultural...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and the Origins of Dracula 54-67. 2 The G olden Pot, German Romance: Translations from the German with Biographical and Critical Notices 2 vols. (New York: Scribner s, 1898) 2: 23-114. A Sotheby s auction catalogue of 1913 shows that Stoker s library at the time con­ tained, u n d er the title Weird Tales...