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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2018
... critique and creation or theory and practice, Goytisolo aligns his version of mysticism with heresy and negative theology. But how might a return to John of the Cross’s writings wrest this “mystic” and “poet” from the confines of exceptionalism to rethink his exemplarity as grounded and cultivated in...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Rachel Smith Abstract This article considers the complicated relationship between mysticism, repetition, and critique, saying and unsaying. It counters the figuration of mysticism as critical insofar as it is understood to solely consist in negation of the forms, language, and structures of...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... stories as part of Mexican history meant that they often elaborated on their local situations in terms of a larger context of dispossession, with a resulting emphasis on and critique of the neocolonial relationship between Mexico and the United States. Through their engagements with the nation, then, the...
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English Language Notes (1 March 2017) 55 (1-2): 143–152.
Published: 01 March 2017
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English Language Notes (1 September 2013) 51 (2): 1–5.
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English Language Notes (1 September 2013) 51 (2): 107–122.
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English Language Notes (1 September 2013) 51 (2): 123–127.
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English Language Notes (1 September 2013) 51 (2): 129–137.
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English Language Notes (1 September 2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
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English Language Notes (1 September 2011) 49 (2): 41–52.
Published: 01 September 2011
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English Language Notes (1 March 2012) 50 (1): 55–66.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karen Jacobs Abstract Beginning in the 1970s, Allan Sekula initiated a trenchant critique of the subjectivism of documentary photography. For Sekula, this practice had been used mostly in an uncritical and even voyeuristic manner. To deal with this problem, Sekula sought, mostly through the...
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English Language Notes (1 March 2012) 50 (1): 67–75.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christina Battle Abstract Beginning in the 1970s, Allan Sekula initiated a trenchant critique of the subjectivism of documentary photography. For Sekula, this practice had been used mostly in an uncritical and even voyeuristic manner. To deal with this problem, Sekula sought, mostly through the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to monastic discourses on the life of contemplation and the life of action. While critique is widely understood to indicate that something is undone or swept away, there is recurring difficulty determining what constitutes a truly new or transformative turn. This is a political as well as theoretical...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ralph Bauer Abstract This position paper offers a reflection on Edmundo O’Gorman’s seminal La invención de América as a critique of the New World exceptionalism underwriting much of twentieth-century hemispheric American studies. It suggests that the paradigm of New World exceptionalism emerges, as...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the AIDS epidemic and Saint John of the Cross, the contemporary Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo wrestles with the seeming contradictions between creativity, associated with mysticism, and critique, associated with intellection and cognition. For Goytisolo, who fears the destructive influence of...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
... wield divine power. The political dimensions of such claims cannot be understated. By claiming exclusive secret knowledge regarding the nature of the functioning of the cosmos, kabbalists sought to establish a bulwark against critiques of Judaism. In many respects, Kabbalah developed in the...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 October 2018
... historical force as a marker of el movimiento ? A book with Latino in the title would have broader appeal. 1 I had fielded questions like this before, and I held my ground. True, in the 1960s Chicano came to be associated with a specific political and cultural subjectivity that has been critiqued...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Rubén Darío, the preeminent figure of Latin American modernismo . Beginning in 1888, when the New York newspaper Las Novedades published a review of Darío’s groundbreaking book Azul , Latino/a serials frequently critiqued, celebrated, and reprinted Darío’s work. Some poems, such as “Sonatina” and...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 121–123.
Published: 01 October 2018
... States? The Heath instructor’s guide encourages us to teach Otermín’s letter as an example of local resistance to global colonialism. 4 My students certainly wanted to read the Puebloans as prenational protestors against the Spanish powers that be. I recalled Claire Fox’s critique of “literature...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the very hemispheric context we invoke as he calls for continued critique of the idea of discovery as both history and a paradigm of the Americas. With a critical turn to the archive, Anita Huizar-Hernández’s essay discovers the forgery of latinidad at the heart of the 1895 Peralta land grant trial...