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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 150–163.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Anthony Cunningham Abstract This essay considers devotional addiction in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day . The novel tells the story of Mr. Stevens, a constant English butler in a rapidly changing world. Having spent his best years in service to Lord Darlington, he must adjust...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 April 2022
... is experiencing what we might call a “humanist turn.” This special issue of English Language Notes contributes to such a turn: devoted to the topic of addiction and the humanities, “Addictions” draws attention to the range of fields—from history, literature, and critical race studies to theology, philosophy...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 82–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of “positive” addictions (such as addiction to study, devotion, or duty) and the growing attention paid to “negative” ones (addiction to superstition, sexuality, or intoxicating substances). Constantly changing his identity in response to his audience’s expectations, Psalmanazar lived a life of continual...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 101–121.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Utathya Chattopadhyaya Abstract This essay explores how the British imperial archive of cannabis addiction in the mid-nineteenth century was shaped by ideas of religious devotion, ordinary leisure, and anxieties arising from revolt and rebellion. It asks how cannabis was discursively constituted...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 164–182.
Published: 01 April 2022
... meanings are overwritten by its devotional invocations, which are then also overwritten by medical uses. 7 Originally, addiction generally referred to “giving over” or being “highly devoted” to a person or activity, 8 or engaging in a behavior habitually, 9 which could have positive or negative...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., “ Doctor Faustus and the Early Modern Language of Addiction.” 5 Lemon, “Scholarly Addiction” ; Lemon, Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England . 6 Cree, “Protestant Evangelicals and Addiction in Early Modern English,” 446 . 7 See also Cook, Alcohol, Addiction...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 16–38.
Published: 01 April 2022
... , 21. 101   Levine, “Discovery of Addiction,” 45 . 102   Porter, “Drinking Man’s Disease,” 393 ; Warner, “‘Resolv’d to Drink No More,’” 689–90 ; Lemon, Addiction and Devotion , 84 ; Withington, “Addiction, Intoxicants, and the Humoral Body.” 103   Wrightson, “Alehouses, Order...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 89–100.
Published: 01 March 2010
... here, especially when one considers the pre-tw entieth century m eanings of addiction. Etym ologically, "to addict" originally m eant to devote or s u rre n d e r on e self to G o d .17T his u n conscious m ea n in g o f the w o rd , the trace o f its relig io us m ea n in g s, surfaces in Sonny's im p...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Evangelicals and Addiction in Early Modern English” ; and Lemon, Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England . 90 Lemon, “Sacking Falstaff.” 91 Withington, “Cultures of Intoxication.” 92 See Wedge, “Mixing Memory with Desire.” 93 Lemon, “Compulsory Conviviality,” 406...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 April 2024
... intention to contribute “the gross amount of my next reading” to a fund for Printers’ Almshouses, a charity devoted to establishing homes for aged and destitute printers. The letter was widely praised and reprinted, despite an announcement from the organizers of Dickens’s reading tour that it was in fact...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 September 2007
... stamped under; who, despised of the w orld, m ust despise them ­ selves beyond all hope, it seemed, o f salvation."14 This version o f queerness, one in which addictions feed off o f w hat Ellis or Krafft-Ebing m ight term "m oral decay," speaks o f self-abuse in all its w o rst forms. The inmates...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 139–148.
Published: 01 September 2009
... devoted to the art of literary recombination known as anagrammatizing.2W heatley was born into the remarkable generation of philologists that would dream up the Oxford English Dictionary. James Murray, its prim ary editor, was his exact contemporary, and Frederick Furnivall, one o f its three founders...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the series o f colloquia I want very briefly to indicate a range of other issues that we haven't yet devoted enough attention to. Most of these are not issues that uniquely relate to or determine the work o f our "profession" or even the work o f college and university teaching and research in general...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 33–40.
Published: 01 March 2017
... coming into con flict w ith our biological instincts. "If we were to devote our efforts to discovering w hat the sexual and mating needs of our species in fact are, rather than trying to enforce w hat we thin k they should be, perhaps we would begin to discover a sexual behavior th a t would both satisfy...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 179–191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover in 1967, itself a revered artifact for Kureishi, a devoted Beatles fan, was comm issioned by Faber and Faber to design the book jacket fo r The Buddha o f Suburbia debut Kureishi novel in 1990.The ultimate cover had distinct echoes ofThe Beatles album in its...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 141–158.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of these jobs on the sexually deviants' bodies drives Benderson to poetic peaks: "w e devoted ourselves to a higher p o w e r and to hum anity, as nuns; or toiled in city centers as beauticians, inhaling caustic vapors; or served as elevator girls w ith bun io ns." Yet society's w illing ne ss to allow fo r...