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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 44–47.
Published: 01 October 2018
... shaped her scholarly trajectory as someone not trained in this field as a graduate student, the author asks how the field can help reimagine this particular political moment. The essay reads Junot Díaz’s Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao forward in time—as an anticipatory history illuminating the last US...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 79–85.
Published: 01 September 2013
... if imperatives toward dispositional cri­ tiquiness have ended or been moved "p o s t" at all. In retelling Gaddis's account o f Cold War dispositions as a context for the rise (and contin­ uation) of critiquiness, however, I don't w ant to suggest that history is dispositional destiny. W here dispositional...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 215–218.
Published: 01 March 2006
... (anticipatory awareness), ennoia (internal reflection), and prognosis (foreknowledge). Pagels tells us that these are "all personified as fem i­ nine presences, presumably because o f the gender of the Greek words." But of these modes of consciousness, only the lum inous epinoia conveys genuine insight. Pagels...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 October 2021
... fall into ruin.” 7 They become sites of pleasure and fear, memento mori, reminders that nature ultimately will take over, that everything humanity has ever made will fall into ruins, and that we ourselves will return to the nature from which we have sought so hard in history to differentiate...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 148–159.
Published: 01 December 2005
... as the anticipatory ear begins to swell. The absence of attainable female sexual partners and the presence of pejoratively qualified sexual prowess in Dracula allow for a reading in which the men of the novel pursue selfish, exclu­ sively male 31 fantasies. The role of masturbation, implied as secretive...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Both emphasize the mom ent, both ascribe a "danger" to the moment, both emphasis the "n o w " of the present, both argue against history as continuity, and both give an anticipatory function to the mom ent. Yet, where Benjamin's critique is aimed at the aestheticizing forces at w ork whenever...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2021
... thematization of uncanny spatial violations as indexing a minimally acknowledged guilt over the war in Iraq. The novel’s slippages in self-awareness not only point to an avoidance of its own scotomized history but also foreground the shifting boundaries and dispersed locations of textual self-consciousness...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 69–85.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Alexievich, Secondhand Time . 39 Khosravi, “Weight of Waiting,” 17 . 40 Berger, What Time Is It? , 20 . 41 Richards and Lundahl, “Care to Wait,” 35 . 42 Zia, Resisting Disappearance . 43 Bevernage, History, Memory, and State-Sponsored Violence , 24 . 44...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... The immediate practical application of knowledge also helps, in some cases, direct student eco-anxiety into useful outlets, toward advocacy and community. 20 In my Fall 2020 college composition course, students conducted research on local environmental, geographic, and sociopolitical histories; went...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 25–44.
Published: 01 September 2013
... by suppressing its futurity. Ignoring a text's unpredictable destiny in the experiences of readers yet to come risks mak­ ing the text static and ahistorical.To be in history is to be w ith others horizontally, not only synchronically in the present m om ent, but also across the shifting tem poral boundaries...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 25–43.
Published: 01 September 2006
... "old things," m ost o bviously architectural ruins and artifactual rem ains, b u t also th in g s p re su m a b ly less exo tic to th e p h o to g ra p h e r and yet, fo r a contem porary v ie w e r at least, redolent o f a desire to visualize history. Daguerre's im ages of shells, fossils, and plaster...