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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 219–221.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ariela J. Gross Copyright © 2021 Regents of the University of Colorado 2021 Almost two decades ago Saidiya Hartman asked how we can mourn an event that has not yet come to an end. 1 That question, of how to approach the horror of enslavement through a present in which the past lives...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy One of the fundamental challenges historians of slavery face is how to exhume the lives of the enslaved from the archive of slavery. Saidiya Hartman begins “The Dead Book Revisited” by asking: “How do we attend to black death? How do we find life where only traces...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 229–231.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ): 1136 – 68 . Perry Kennetta . London Is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship, and the Politics of Race . New York : Oxford University Press , 2016 . Smallwood Stephanie E. “ The Politics of the Archive and History’s Accountability to the Enslaved .” History...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 225–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ): 1136 – 68 . Smallwood Stephanie E. “ The Politics of the Archive and History’s Accountability to the Enslaved .” History of the Present 6 , no. 2 ( 2016 ): 117 – 32 . Copyright © 2021 Regents of the University of Colorado 2021 Why acknowledge the non-event of black death...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 April 2024
...” for the King of Spain. 2 Beside both conquistadors, Almagro and Valdivia, was Juan Valiente, an enslaved man who bargained with his “master,” Alonso Valiente, to join Pedro de Alvarado’s campaign through Guatemala, then Almagro’s to southern Chile, in order to make money to purchase manumission. After...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 218.
Published: 01 April 2021
... 2019), and Stephanie E. Smallwood’s “The Politics of the Archive and History’s Accountability to the Enslaved” ( History of the Present , Fall 2016). In different ways, these articles and the “Of Note” pieces they provoked confront the failure of the archive to shed light on the actual lives...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 April 2023
... for tyrants and enslavers and of divine liberation for the tyrannized and enslaved. 8 While the logic of delayed imminence encoded in Wheatley’s prayer—“God grant Deliverance in his own way and Time”—might seem to bespeak a boundless political patience purportedly typical of evangelicals, it gains new...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 March 2007
... cobblestone road down the center o f the p la n ta tio n past the gallows, past the smokehouse, past the outside cooking facilities to the gift shop where the tour begins. My travel companions browsed the bookstore w hile I sat In the adjoining seating area taking in the genealogy of enslaved, which they had...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 43–57.
Published: 01 June 2005
... r worship, b u t continue on o u r knees with o ur hands held up, observing a strict silence till the sun is at a certain height, which I suppose to be about 10 o r 11 o-clock in E ngland.1 In the opening, then, to one of the earliest American slave narratives and accounts of an enslaved African s...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 April 2023
... for the 1994 crime bill and still heavily invested in expanding the carceral state? 11 If there is a pro-democracy majority, why does the “racial calculus” that drove enslavement still devalue Black lives, producing “skewed life chances, limited access to health and education, premature death, incarceration...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 173–181.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the power of the pater familias, thus mak­ ing the person so set free sui jurisThe second, now obsolete, is less so: "To deliver into servitude or subjection; to enslave . . . Obs." It is this paradox that ultim ately makes fo r the centrality o f fiction in political emancipation.3 I m ust begin, however...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 April 2024
... and knots represented escape routes for would-be fugitive enslaved women. 26 Tinde van Andel, who is working on a maroon rice project through the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, interviewed maroon woman Edith Adjako in July 2017 in Saint-Laurent du Maroni in French Guiana (where many Surinamese...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 121–143.
Published: 01 October 2022
... the second half of the twentieth century) has led cotton wool to be replaced by oxford, jersey, and other lightweight fabrics, the common textile used to print chintz and make food sacks during the eighteenth century was cheesecloth. Fabrics for food sacks and rustic cottons to clothe the enslaved were...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 April 2024
... and literary works to reveal their ongoing, yet overlooked and/or elided, engagement with questions of ecologies. Another approach frames studies in ecology and ecological devastation as part of the ongoing colonial and neocolonial impositions on Indigenous lands and the simultaneous enslavement...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 127–132.
Published: 01 October 2019
... consequences. First, it offers us another way to think about passivity in Wheatley’s poetry, one not directly determined by her enslavement. 12 Second, it points up a prevalent dynamic in contemporary elegy whereby poetic speech is the marker not only of life but also of control, an attempt to reduce...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to chattel slavery, they do so in the name of moral and economic obligations owed to enslaved people and their descendants. Collectively, the essays in this issue offer context-specific investigations into questions of memory, inheritance, and obligation that have become pivotal to the spheres of political...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 49–68.
Published: 01 October 2022
... garments. 62 As I have argued throughout this essay, Dickinson’s shawl can tell us a great deal not only about Dickinson but also about the global circulation of textiles across borders and about the relationship between industrial capitalism, the exploitation of wage laborers and enslaved peoples...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Literature 56:2, 2021), by Betsy Erkkila, our contributors note that the problem of racial inequity is especially salient in driving insurrectionary activity. In both Johnson’s and Erkkila’s pieces, the question of race involves the oppression of enslaved people, in Jamaica and the American colonies...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Equiano, who was not an epidemiologist, did not make recourse to statistics to figure disproportionate risk of disease or have available the concept of social determinates of health is one illuminating example. In 1789 he spoke to what in our parlance would be named “gaps in housing” endured by enslaved...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 30–47.
Published: 01 April 2024
... to the “reckoning” of which Gumbs speaks: The ancestral catastrophe is not the same kind of thing-event as the coming catastrophe, nor does it operate with the same temporality. When we begin with the catastrophe of colonialism and enslavement, the location of contemporary climatic, environmental, and social...
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