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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 October 2021
... analysis of John Carpenter’s extraordinary evolutionary-horror film The Thing (1982), “The very intensity of the pleasure-pain of horror and fright may propel the viewers of this film beyond themselves, enabling them to experience, if only for a moment, the genuinely sublime prospect of no longer...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 September 2011
...)?This makes a difference. As you know, my inclina­ tion is to view the brain as much m ore plastic than, say, Evolutionary Psychologists tend to do. But, at the same time, I'm generally inclined to view the broad social outcomes as changing only in proportions, not in kinds. Consider, for example, child...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of our shared evolutionary history that has grown shared cognitive and emotive capacities cross-culturally, supports the view that all of human beings should have the same rights and opportunities to develop fully their cognitive and emotive selves, to realize their causal and counterfactual potentials...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 September 2007
... blood created evolutionary throwbacks. Genet writes sexology's debt to degeneration theory's characterization of dark-skinned indi­ viduals as inferior to whites Into his erotics of the cell and of the gay bar. The narrator "G enet's" black cell mate has a "round forehead, which was as free o f wrinkles...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
... composition, which would suggest some Carolingian and thus German influence. The two scholars were friends, and Mâle praises Bédier’s work, which is in many ways analogous to his own (see GA , 8 ). 61 Cohen, Postcolonial Middle Ages , 5 . 62 Kristeva, Powers of Horror , 1 . 63...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 151–165.
Published: 01 September 2014
... form s of spiritual achievement and social power. Behind Adam More's narration o f un fold­ ing horror is De M ille's jab at the con tra dicto ry righteousness and v io le n t in dividu alism of Europe's Judeo-C hristian societies, here realized in a m irro r society that is at once m ora lly...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2010
... o m a s Dixon's h isto ry o f em otions, From Passions to Em otions, charts the shift o f usage and thinking as funda­ m en ta l to th e e sta b lish m e n t o f p sych o lo gy as a secular science.14 Dixon sees a s tro n g line from m id nineteenth-century evolutionary and physiological psychology...