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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and Christians. In particular, I focus on what I call the economics of spiritual exchange. To show what I mean, I center on the Renaissance of the twelfth century, a period of highly active spiritual exchange and comparison, a period also defined by the commercial revolution. 1 The mystical experience...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 16–38.
Published: 01 April 2022
... very useful for ministers and moralists concerned with the moral and economic consequences of unnecessary and “superfluous” consumption for individuals, households, and communities. Resorting to populist and didactic genres like pamphlets, sermons, dialogues, and treatises, writers ranging from...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 9–19.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... Romero’s vision urges us to see catastrophe where we are accustomed to seeing only the mundane, and collective trauma where we routinely see only individual trauma. In Martin ’s version of horror, the economic decline of Braddock, Pennsylvania, is paired with trauma connected to the Vietnam War...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of postmillennial economic failure and political crisis. This article examines gothic elements of the vaporwave music phenomenon to analyze how vaporwave expresses sociopolitical traumas of late capitalism. Derridean notions of hauntology articulate the individual’s self-isolation and objectification under...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Al-Andalus, was meant for Christian domination and economic looting. Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020 41 Lewis, “History, Mission, and Crusade,” 375 . 42 Other important models of research include Kim, “Introduction” ; and Miyashiro, “Our Deeper Past...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 49–68.
Published: 01 October 2022
... to bear the weight of Orientalist commodification for a market of female consumers. This essay traces the literary, historical, cultural, social, and economic significance of both Kashmiri and European shawls, reading them alongside the production of cotton textiles and in the larger context...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Lopez Antay, who defended the artistic integrity of his craftwork against economic demands. On that note, the networks of rural-urban migrants negotiate their standing in the modernizing process with a strong and flexible Indigenous identity. Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 76–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... AND REVIEW ARTICLES Commerce, Morality and theEighteenth-Century Novel. By Liz Bellamy. Cambridge: C am bridge University Press, 1998. Pp. vii + 223. $59.95. 0-521-62224-7. In the last decade, a growing num ber of scholars and critics has begun to pay attention to seventeenth- and eighteenthcentury economic...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 October 2020
... has written, “The government of human mobility might well be the most important problem to confront the world during the first half of the 21st century.” 1 On the one hand, human mobility and any attempt to regulate it depend on geopolitical variables, economic calculations, and international...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Rather than seeing the material turn as a dialectical corrective to the excesses of the linguistic and cultural turns, Bogost, in his pursuit of a phenom enology of the object, foregoes both subjectivity and politics altogether. How then to think through politics and what's m ore political-econom y from...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 124–142.
Published: 01 October 2018
... not subject to the vicissitudes of political or economic life.” 27 The section heading refers to Mormino and Pozzetta, “Reader Lights the Candle.” 28 See Tinajero, El Lector . 29 Pérez, “Reminiscences of a Lector,” 445 . See also Pozzetta and Mormino, “The Reader and the Worker...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 115–131.
Published: 01 September 2014
... season to season and fro m d o lla r to dollar, w ith little opportunity in this capitalist circuitry to im prove their econom ic condition let alone establish a residence. A fte r traveling from Seattle to Klam ath Falls in search o f work, fo r instance, Carlos is lite rally kicked across the Oregon...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and the Gulf. The fashion industry in the Gulf has grown alongside oil-fueled economic growth for the past four decades. In Bahrain apparel and textile exports have grown largely due to a long-standing free-trade agreement on textile exports with the United States, 5 peaking at $908 million in 2015...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 5–7.
Published: 01 October 2018
... and perhaps unprecedented degree of political, economic, and cultural agency to people of relatively modest means, who could thus escape some of the limitations two nation-states had separately placed on their lives. As it turned out, these new ways of thinking the lives of migrants (transnationalism from...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 95–103.
Published: 01 March 2009
... u m m er 2009 96 E n g l is h L a n g u a g e N o tes 47.1 S pr in g / S u m m e r 2 0 0 9 that I teach at an elite, private university located in the m idst of an economically-depressed com m unity. Situated in South Bethlehem, the Lehigh campus literally sits in the shadow o f the abandoned steel...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., economic, scientific, military, and technological—to exercise powerful and diverse forms of control. If educators and others are to counter global capitalism’s increased ability to separate the traditional sphere of politics from the now transnational reach of power, it is crucial to develop educational...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 77–87.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of home iconography serve to critique the larger forces o f transnational phenomena, such as the disenfranchising economics of late capitalism and the ostensibly ubiquitous anim osity that is directed towards queer persons and people living w ith AIDS (PWAs). M y Brother instantiates this critique...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2012
... "speech," no longer involves, if it ever did, the per­ sonal narrative o f sovereign, liberal hum anist subject. W hen we speak o f "the doctor's" we speak o f the econom y of the physician-patient relation­ ship.That now bygone relationship involves understanding "econom y" as oikonom ia, "la w o f...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., and eccentric economic practices" (1 ). Her theoretical position here, however, does not com m it the sin of essentialism; indeed, she continually insists that queer subcultural practices have "clear but not essential relations to gay and lesbian subjects" (6). So, instead of recapitulating the alleged­ ly...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 159–171.
Published: 01 March 2015
... making. Human labor is literally the means by w hich people constitute their historical being and the world around them. This insight is im portant, as it challenges com m onsensical understanding of M arxism that it is prim a rily econom istic, hence n a rro w ly attentive to "w a g ed la bor" or work...