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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Rawan Maki Abstract What makes fashion “local”? What makes it “sustainable”? Can non-Western fashion locales have the same definitions of sustainability espoused by the global industry? This article reflects on a fashion “sustainability” for Bahrain and the Arab Gulf that goes beyond a focus...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 21–36.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Marylaura Papalas Abstract This article examines descriptions of women and airplanes in the pages of American and French interwar fashion magazines. Samples from Femina , La Gazette du Bon Ton , Harper’s Bazaar , Ladies Home Journal , Vogue (American and Paris editions), and Women’s Wear Daily...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 121–143.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Aymê Okasaki Abstract This article discusses the concept of Afro-Brazilian fashion in Candomblé, considering their transatlantic symbolic exchanges in an aesthetics of dress, based on the four vectors proposed by Cunnington—fabric, color, shape, and mobility—through which fashion is expressed...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 156–174.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., demonstrating how history and politics get filtered and expressed through fashion. Figure 6. Claudia Schiffer in classic bouclé suit adapted with miniskirt and bustier. Lagerfeld for Chanel, runway show, spring–summer 1991. Photographer: Arnal/Garcia. Credit: Getty Images. Figure 6. Claudia Schiffer...
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Published: 01 October 2022
Figure 1. From Sunday Pictorial , March 26, 1916 . Dame Fashion requests a cease-fire in the trenches so that couturiers might offer women the latest modes. More
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 69–91.
Published: 01 October 2022
... or other jewel tones popular with English people using fashion to push against some of the rigid structures supporting Victorian and Edwardian society, and quite unlike the bright green dress that Virginia Woolf’s straitlaced brother George insisted she tear up when she came down in it “one winter’s...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 144–155.
Published: 01 October 2022
...: Labyrinth , 424 . 37 Robinson, Stones of Aran: Labyrinth , 425 . 38 Robinson, Stones of Aran: Labyrinth , 425 . 39 Robinson, Stones of Aran: Labyrinth , 425 . 40 Robinson, Stones of Aran: Labyrinth , 426 . 41 Vogue , “Fashion: The London Line.” 42...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Figure 1. From Sunday Pictorial , March 26, 1916 . Dame Fashion requests a cease-fire in the trenches so that couturiers might offer women the latest modes. ...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 37–48.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., including fashion accessories such as the gas-mask case and lipstick. This essay argues that Panter-Downes’s inclusion of these wartime commodities served two purposes. First, she shows how fashion was part of the “total war” culture in Britain, where war equipment (like the gas mask) was sold to British...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 92–105.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Heidi Brevik-Zender Abstract In The Lives of Loréna ( Les vies de Loréna , 2020), the Mauritian novelist Christine Duvergé chronicles the unraveling of her titular protagonist’s seemingly ideal existence while weaving together a double critique of the global fashion industry and Trump-era...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 49–68.
Published: 01 October 2022
... ranging from advertisements to fashion columns to fiction, but as often as not, the modifier India is emptied of its meaning and extrapolated, by association, to shawls made in Europe and elsewhere. The shawl’s true site of origin in Kashmir is thus obscured by the process through which India comes...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 7–21.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Christine DeLucia Abstract Across the Northeast, Indigenous people and colonial New Englanders have fashioned myriad expressions of memory that attest to certain versions of conflicted pasts. On one hand, colonial remembrances of violence and upheaval are abundant and amply legible in local...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Rodrigo Lazo Abstract The article suggests that the fashionable use of the term Latinx overlooks the historical context of Spanish-language publications in which the gender distinction Latina/o is important. Focusing on the anonymously published Cartas de un Americano (London, 1826), a collection...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and, in characteristic McKay fashion, to resist reductive interpretation. 36 Hill, “The Negro in the Realm of Commerce,” 136. 37 Burnham, Transoceanic America , 3 . 38 “Fabre Line Mediterranean Cruises 1930.” 39 Rizzuto, “Maritime Optics,” 129 . 40 I do not mean to treat “maritime...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 50–59.
Published: 01 December 2005
... covered none of his sentiments, to that of his English contemporaries, with more refined but dou­ ble characters. 10 The doubleness remarked by commentators of the time bears an obvious relation to the notion of self-fashioning, a term popularized by Stephen G reenblatt s 1980 study and since taken...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (3): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., which were initially quite fashionable. By the turn of the century Iberian romances were increasingly viewed as old-fashioned, ridiculous and déclasse (65), and they were associated with an audience of female and lower-class read­ ers. Seventeenth-century satirical representations of silly women...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 September 2003
... emperors That such a base usurping vagabond Should brave a king or wear a princely crown. (IV.iii.19-22, emphasis mine) The Soldan fears that his daughter is being mistreated and in­ voluntarily detained in the camp of a man who has fashioned himselfinto whatjohn D. Jump describes as a resolute careerist...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 65–76.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and interventions makes visible the influ­ ences o f disco and freestyle music that I argue afforded Selena the self-fashioning and vocal repertoire not merely for establishing a career but for existing and thriving within a hostile and sexistTexMex music industry that I contend even today still actively works...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 88–91.
Published: 01 June 2003
... too much on fashionable-but-vague (perhaps fashionable-becausevague) terminology and narrow ideological vision and with her recognition that many contemporary critics, while celebrating the principle of the death of the author, nevetheless take what they wish from an author s biography. At the same...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 September 2007
... at the University of Manchester. She is author of Fashioning Sapphism:The Origins of a Modern English Lesbian Culture (Columbia University Press, 2001) and, with Jane Garrity, co-editor of Sapphic Modernities. Her current project focuses on gender, sexuality, and the First World War. Jan e Garrity is an associate...