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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 41–52.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and critics B in the United States, initiated a trenchant critique of documentary photography. This critique developed largely in response to the position that documentary pho­ tog ra ph y a practice that had traditionally functioned as potent form of political and social critiq ue found itself at this time...
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English Language Notes (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...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... asserts the similarities of the situations faced by Mexican-Americans and Mexican (im)migrants, and insists on infusing his critiques of the issues that bind them with the history of imperial conquest, he does not lose sight of the local parameters of the nation-based projects that most immediately affect...
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English Language Notes (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...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 143–152.
Published: 01 March 2017
... inherent in the term "p osthum an."7 Speculative realism and object-oriented ontology d iffe r from fem inist new materialism in crucial w ays.8 Recognizing that there is much at stake in these differences, in the interest of b revity here I nevertheless address them together. My critiques are friendly...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 129–137.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Mark Goble Copyright © 2013 Regents of the University of Colorado 2013 C ritique w it h o u t U s Mark Goble W hen the last human being on Earth finally dies w hat w ill remain of critique? And short of such an event which m ight not be such a catastrophe, depending on your point o f v ie w...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 107–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tim Dean; Robyn Wiegman Copyright © 2013 Regents of the University of Colorado 2013 W hat D oes C rit iq u e W a n t ? A C ritical Ex c h a n g e T im d e a n / R o b y n W ie g m a n W hile this special issue of ELN on "After Critique?" can be read as both a verdict and a demand...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the prospects fo r thinking after critique that role is w hat I want to consider here. English Language N otes 51.2 Fall /W in te r 2013 124 E n g l i s h L a n g u a g e n o t e s 51 .2 F a l l / W i n t e r 2 0 1 3 Raymond Geuss, in The Idea o f a Critical Theory, identifies three characteristics...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... The scholarship that emerged in the first few years of the new century seemed merely to carry on w ith the form s of linguistic constructivism and cultural critique that were central to most w ork done in the hum anities in the last quarter o f the twentieth century. Indeed, the w ork o f the cultural...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2013
... interactions were w ith literary schol­ ars, people highly trained in recognizing polysemy when they see it.The assumption is that the title indicates only a desire to be done w ith critique, or that it focuses solely on the many calls for m oving beyond or for investing in alternatives to the dom inant modes...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 92–105.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Heidi Brevik-Zender Abstract In The Lives of Loréna ( Les vies de Loréna , 2020), the Mauritian novelist Christine Duvergé chronicles the unraveling of her titular protagonist’s seemingly ideal existence while weaving together a double critique of the global fashion industry and Trump-era...
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English Language Notes (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...
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English Language Notes (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...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Ryan Topper Abstract This essay intervenes in debates surrounding trauma theory and postcolonial studies, tracing how forms of African animism can lead to a decolonized discourse of trauma. Taking the postcolonial critique of trauma theory’s Eurocentrism as a point of departure, the essay focuses...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Then it highlights the decades-long struggle of Chamorro activists to reclaim the land. Lastly, it turns to contemporary Chamorro poetry to illustrate how authors have revitalized and retold the story of Puntan and Fu’una to critique and protest the degradation of Chamorro lands and to advocate for the protection...
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English Language Notes (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...
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English Language Notes (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 matter...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Michael J. Collins Abstract This article considers Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille through two emerging fields of study: “Afropessimism” and anthropological theories of the “liminal hotspot.” It suggests that McKay’s novel functions as a critique of positive Harlem Renaissance images...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 66–80.
Published: 01 October 2021
... these questions through the reading of Mo Hayder’s 2004 novel The Devil of Nanking . Hayder exploits horror’s appeal and also—by foregrounding the acts of representation, reading, and spectatorship that generate this response—opens that process to critique. The novel may productively be understood as a work...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 October 2021
... a collective concern with these cultural themes, routinely employing haunted technologies to elaborate the perils and possibilities of existence in a world of incertitude. This article examines Shimizu Takashi’s 2004 Marebito with attention to how the film develops a critique of the estranging forces of late...