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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 119–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Robin Hemley Copyright © 2011 Regents of the University of Colorado 2011 In P raise of the Fake M em o ir Ro b in H e m le y W hen I was nineteen, I discovered irony, I had known of its existence earlier, of course, perhaps even thought I was a master of its lower forms, chiefly sar­ casm...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kerry Reilly Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments of an author...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 April 2024
... accustomed to living with a category called “fake news.” What Peter Brooks in Seduced by Story calls a “narrative takeover of reality” has, of course, long been a central feature of modern life, as documented by Charles Mackay and others and taken up, specifically with reference to American life...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Mark Osteen mosteen@loyola.edu Copyright © 2024 Regents of the University of Colorado 2024 Cries of “fake news” have pervaded contemporary US political discourse, in many cases issuing from the same sources responsible for even worse fakery. Two recent articles, “‘I Am Grateful...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Noah Eli Gordon Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments of an author...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Harrison Candelaria Fletcher Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 October 2021
... together with original synthesizer pieces that resemble those used in horror-film scores, vaporwave is an undead, artificial soundscape that floats somewhere between music and sound. Its fake nostalgia for an alternative yet ossified past aims to confront our contemporary social paralysis in the face...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 April 2024
... examples of mis- and disinformation that dominate our news cycles and, worse, underlie many of our laws and policies. Fake news has so saturated public discourse that it is no longer possible to dismiss such statements as the stuff of conspiracy theorists alone. Conditioned by the proliferation of fake...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 67–75.
Published: 01 March 2012
... voices are read w ith the sam e level o f tru th as the named; 2. Issues o f a u th o rs h ip surface on a d a ily basis; 3. We live in a w o rld fille d w ith fakers, posers, and hoaxers. From m iddle-aged m en posing as Queer M iddle Eastern w om en, to a young girl faking can­ cer in o rd e r to scam...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Elizabeth M. B rennan, ed., The Duchess ofMalfi. (New York: W.W. N orton, 1993) 55. 2All Kyd citations from J.R. M ulryne, The Spanish Tragedy. (New York: W.W. N orton, 1989) 53. NIGEL AND PEVERIL: SCOTTANO GENDER ROLES Despite his reputation as a nostalgic glorifier o f fake medi­ eval and military heroics...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 109–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on her leg, that infected her whole body w ith som ething it should have learned to kick before her fifth birthday. The doctors hadn't even thought to look fo r it until too late. I faked a cough a couple o f weeks ago, asked my doctor how this could have happened. "Sounds like her im m une system had...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 163–176.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., faked by fic tio n to seem an u ltim a te th re a t to o u r sense o f being.Yet how, we still wonder, does genuinely "G o th ic" fiction at its best achieve this affect in us w h e n w e look clo se ly at the core in g re d ie n ts th a t d istin g u ish th is m ix tu re o f genres from other...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
..." by forging a false weather report and fake Spanish and orchestral music program s.9These commonplace shows stand in for the banal program m ing that w ill soon figure in stark contrast to the jo lting simulated news flashes. W hatever authenticity Welles captured in his fabrication of the emergency report...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 35–47.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ountebank" was also, however, a derisive term used to describe fakes who practiced pseudoscience, but who could talk a good game. In fact, mountebanks were known for their brilliant, fluid speech, selling their remedies w ith "grace . . . elegant jests and w itty conceits," according to the English traveler...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 95–102.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., when he writes, H uck s capacity to resist his cul­ tures lies . . . in his lifelong experience of marginality: he is both of the town . . . and not of it, living sometimes with the widow, sometimes with Pap (35). In the novel, Huck fakes his m urder to escape Pap and he is vocal in his displeasure...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 197–204.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of real literary culture, and what may be worse, a subterfuge by which those w ithout breeding, education, and what Arnold calls "ta ct" m ight fake their way into the circles of the truly cultured. A crucial element of Arnold's "ta ct" is the critic's ability to attain a state of disinterestedness...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 214–225.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in a very fake white beard as Kenobi; Solo’s braggadocio is immediately deflated in the next scene, which cuts to Solo, Leia, Chewbacca, and C3PO running to a Toyota Millennium van to make their escape. Karahkwenhawi and her coproducers also deploy the ludicrous use of “special effects,” which include hand...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 36–46.
Published: 01 March 2000
... W ebster citations from Elizabeth M. B rennan, ed., The Duchess ofMalfi. (New York: W.W. N orton, 1993) 55. 2All Kyd citations from J.R. M ulryne, The Spanish Tragedy. (New York: W.W. N orton, 1989) 53. NIGEL AND PEVERIL: SCOTTANO GENDER ROLES Despite his reputation as a nostalgic glorifier o f fake...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 60–71.
Published: 01 June 2002
... er o f whom she was adm ittedly fond (even if he were n o t m uch good). To have done what she m ust have done if she is 62 English Language Notes M ichael s m other, H elen would have to be n o t only duplicitous but also slanderous, a woman who faked lung trouble so that she could get out of town...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... by the present political scene. He’s not the man behind fake news, that’s not Derrida. And he was really insistent early on that you can’t live without structures. We may need to shake those structures periodically or often or all the time, and they’re always shakable, but we can’t live and survive without them...
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