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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... this pattern McKay’s aesthetic of sovereign rejection : either an act of violence or a rapid exit (sometimes both). There is a sketchlike quality to the novel that is also repetitious, offering the reader the impression of life being precarious, open, and yet, oddly, predictable. The “openness” of the world...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of a Poundian "aesthetic o f glimpses."4 Kenner points out how radical it was at the turn of the century to publish Sappho's fragments w ithout interpolating the speculative poetic materi­ al that Victorian translators wrapped around extant fragments. Like Pound (and Barnard), Kenner finds great value...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 March 2008
... m odernity is defined by our a b ility to make such claim s is already enough to suggest a need to pause for thought when faced w ith Bohrer's attem pt to im port, in the guise of the m om ent, the Augenblick, such a claim w ith in the realm o f a m odern aesthetics. W hat is at stake fo r Bohrer...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (1): 165–174.
Published: 01 March 2014
... argues that in Moby-Dick and the late fictions that follow , M elville maps an aes­ thetic that values circum am bulation over the violence o f enclosure foregrounded in purpose­ ful narration.This mode o f narrative navigation, M elville's navigational aesthetic, refuses plot and destination...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 113–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... n o f th e o rig in a l film in th e broad sense o f the term , but as the execution o f the deliberate aesthetic design an auteurial version of "h ig h-co n ce pt," if you w ill to recreate the o rig in a l film th ro u g h an act o f m e ticu lo u s im ita ­ tio n , Van Sant's Psycho was, at best...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 115–128.
Published: 01 September 2008
... o tes 4 6 .2 Fall / W in te r 2 0 0 8 through a set of popular generic conventions that defy modern or postmodern rubrics for evaluating aesthetic expression. Critics who advocate the study of comics continue to strug­ gle w ith how their achievements especially the achievements o f artists working...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (2): 41–48.
Published: 01 September 2016
... collaboration w ith Morgan Adamson, Bruce Braun, M athew Coleman, Mary Thomas, Max W oodw orth, and Kathryn Yusoff. 4 For more on aesthetics and the anthropocene, see Allison Carruth and Robert P. Marzec, "Environmental Visualization in the Anthropocene: Technologies, Aesthetics, Ethics," Public Culture 26 :2...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... W ild life1 to recent objections about the Keystone Pipeline's effects on "cultural soundscapes," aesthetics has played an im portant role in the historical development of environm ental e th ics.2 A t the heart of this relationship is the belief th a t in our encounter w ith aesthetically rich...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2017
... reconfiguring the debate surrounding the consumption of animals from a prim arily ethical traje cto ry to one grounded in the aesthetic. This proposed (re)turn to the aesthetic dimension could initially face objections from some environmental humanities scholars, who have critiqued the aestheticization...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 73–82.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of concepts like Empire or Subjectivity. Against this trajectory of modernist critique and aesthetic dissection stand many artists who rarely had access to public and culturally valued form s of expression, and for whom the playground of radical technique seemed less inviting, having just fought their way...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 102–115.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-as a Residence, ibid. iv. 381, a late passage for The Recluse. See also The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Later Years, Parti, 2nd. edn. ed. Alan G. Hill (Oxford: Clarendon, 1978) 412. 13 Prospectus 1.55 (Wordsworth s Poetical Works, v. 4.) A SPIRIT IN THE WOODS : HEGELIAN AESTHETICS...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... such gay a nd b ise xu a l a rtis ts as L a n g sto n Hughes, M a rc B litzste in , and O w e n D o dson w e re m arke d by a g a y c a m p s e n s ib ility , and in h o w th is se n sib ility shaped the doubleness o f Popular Front aesthetics, sig n ifica n tly influencing the w o rk o f a rtists w ho...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 121–143.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Aymê Okasaki Abstract This article discusses the concept of Afro-Brazilian fashion in Candomblé, considering their transatlantic symbolic exchanges in an aesthetics of dress, based on the four vectors proposed by Cunnington—fabric, color, shape, and mobility—through which fashion is expressed...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 43–57.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Catherine Engh Abstract This essay places Wollstonecraft’s late novel Maria; or, The Wrongs of Woman (1798) in conversation with Rousseau’s thought on natural education in Emile (1762). In both texts, aesthetic sensibility is a foundation of religious belief and a crucial feature of a program...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
... concerning the aesthetics of the art of colonized and indigenous peoples to consider a particular dynamic of European identity formation around the turn of the twentieth century. It argues that the medieval self, pushed away by the teleological model of history, pulled in by nationalism, ruptures and leads...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2021
... cultures serves as a counterpoint to the Depression-fueled Pan-Africanism that increasingly defined W. E. B. Du Bois’s editorials for the Crisis . At the same time, McKay’s persistent interest in the activities of the Liberator suggests a surprising resonance between their aesthetics to his locodescriptive...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Stephanie J. Brown Abstract This article examines the representation of surveillance in Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille and the influence of surveillance on the novel’s aesthetics. It uses McKay’s 1929 novel Banjo as a prior representation of Marseille that establishes the historical...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Mohamad Junaid; Deepti Misri; Ather Zia Abstract This special issue inaugurates a scholarly and creative conversation that seeks to detach the future of Kashmir from the narrative, aesthetic, and political frames of powerful nation-states that have sought to keep Kashmiris confined to a long...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 122–138.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Susan Zieger Abstract This essay argues that opium’s pivotal role in nineteenth-century political economy and aesthetics constructed addiction as a relationship between labor and capital that has persisted throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first century. Nineteenth-century discourses...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Migration,” Marissia Fragkou’s “Strange Homelands: Encountering the Migrant on the Contemporary Greek Stage,” and Dominic Thomas’s “The Aesthetics of Migration, Relationality, and the Sentimography of Globality”—powerfully show how current aesthetic practices that engage migration provide us with a new...