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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 73–82.
Published: 01 September 2011
... The essay takes up Irigaray's query, and modulates It through the story o f an arts-based research project on fem inism , em bodim ent, disability, poetry, and performance (FEDPP in the running of this text), focusing on a core w orkgroup of poets in the Bay Area: Am ber DiPietra, Denise Leto, Eleni...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 180–190.
Published: 01 October 2022
... . Here I reverse the usage to cripqueer in attending to the centrality of psychiatric disability in Kenan’s novel. Both formulations are operative in cripistemological methodologies. 14 Stockton, Beautiful Bottom , 4–5 . 15 Pickens, Black Madness::Mad Blackness , 19 . Pickens argues...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mary Klages Abstract Petra Kuppers writes about the feminism/embodiment/disability/poetry/performance (FEDPP) research project, an arts-based inquiry conducted with a number of experimental feminist poets who see themselves in relation to disability. The essay uses a cultural studies lens to trace...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Michele Battiste Abstract Petra Kuppers writes about the feminism/embodiment/disability/poetry/performance (FEDPP) research project, an arts-based inquiry conducted with a number of experimental feminist poets who see themselves in relation to disability. The essay uses a cultural studies lens...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 93–98.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Danielle Pafunda Abstract Petra Kuppers writes about the feminism/embodiment/disability/poetry/performance (FEDPP) research project, an arts-based inquiry conducted with a number of experimental feminist poets who see themselves in relation to disability. The essay uses a cultural studies lens...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 133–142.
Published: 01 October 2019
... as a type of literary memorial and then posits a different way of reading it as a form of active remembering and traumatic return. The essay also points toward the insights of disability studies and how that framework allows a definition of the human that sees loss as constitutive and hence “normal” rather...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Lennard J. Davis Abstract The pandemic revealed the workings of biopower in relation to people with disabilities. In focusing on lives worth living, decisions were made based on metrics about the quality of life of various groups. Ultimately, the pandemic revealed the power structure lurking behind...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Jan Grue jan.grue@sosgeo.uio.no Copyright © 2022 Regents of the University of Colorado 2022 What value do we accord disabled lives? The question was forced, not for the first time, early on in the pandemic. As Lennard Davis put it, “A wartime gut reaction as well as a combination...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 175–176.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Nan Goodman Copyright © 2022 Regents of the University of Colorado 2022 In this installment of “Of Note,” two eminent disability studies scholars, Jan Grue and David T. Mitchell, examine and themselves perform some of the most innovative readings disability studies has made possible...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 193–196.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., most recently Schizophrene (Nightboat Books, 2011). Petra Küppers teaches in performance studies and disability studies at the University of Michigan. She is a disability culture activist, a com munity artist, and artistic director ofThe Olimpias (www.olm pias.org). Her books include Disability...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2023
... questions animate the two essays in this section as well as the afterword of this special issue. At the heart of Lennard J. Davis’s essay, for example, is a question about whether pandemic narratives have accurately conveyed the experiences of disabled individuals. For Davis, the answer is complex...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., disability, feminist, Marxist, postcolonial, Afro-Orientalist, Black Atlantic, and transatlantic modernist scholarship. As we hope the reader of this special issue will see, McKay’s circa 1929–33 text also offers a fecund analytic subject to critics working in Afropessimisim, primitivism, reparations...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2009
... demand, a m erg­ er o f science and society. From people researching wom en and health in a gender studies program to professors o f English conveying how psychological knowledge is used in early twentieth-century novels to disability-studies graduate students concerned w ith the inter­ section of race...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England, is forthcoming w ith the University of Notre Dame Press. Lennard J . D a v is is a professor of English, disability studies, and medical education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he directs Project Biocultures. He...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... depicts in his novels. In this light, it is worth considering that Romance in Marseille is structured around the ironic figure of the disabled dancer (perhaps, after the “free black,” the Afropessimistic subject par excellence), who operates as a signifier who is unable to gain from the game...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and disabling bodily mutilation: “Resign yourself to your color the way I got used to my stump”; “we’re both victims,” he tells his fellow train passenger, to whom the narrator refers as “my brother” (FB, 140). At first, the narrator resolves to “refuse to accept that amputation,” suggesting that he wishes...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Work became scarce, and money was in short supply. McKay’s disabled male protagonist comes to recognize and express sorrowful regret over the increasingly instrumentalized quality of his interactions with his old comrades on the docks. In part, the origins of such observations stem back...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 96–98.
Published: 01 June 2002
... prescribed by doctors to be strapped onto his lame foot, and in any event to focus atten­ tion on the disability. An inference too far for me! T here is m uch about Byron s rift with Lord Grey, the ten an t o f Newstead. I am n o t reconciled to Lord Grey, and I never will. H e was once my Greatest Friend...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 April 2021
...—in the US prison system, in the killing of black individuals by police, and in the Caribbean, where social and political disablement prevents equitable access to health care, causing high rates of illness and impairment in already marginalized (i.e., racialized, poor, indigenous) communities. The epistemic...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 82–84.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and regeneration. Blake s changes to Rahab in N ight VIII are generally directed towards an accretion o f sym­ bolic (biblical and historical) meanings around her, but the weight of this significance largely disables h er as an agential diachronic character. Pierce s willingness to let Rahab rem ain a problem...