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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
... is strikingly similar to discourse about colonized and other peoples who were contemporary with the researchers of the period. Focusing on a luminary scholar of the Middle Ages, the art historian Émile Mâle, this essay explores the link between the study of the medieval sense of beauty and the discourse...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 148–159.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Richard Dalby, Stefan Dziemianowicz, and S. T. Joshi (Mineóla, NY: Dover, 1997) 4 5. DRACULA S BAND OF THE HAND: SUPPRESSED MALE ONANISM Mare even than sadomasochism, autoeroticism appears to be the last Western taboo . . . at least in terms of literary representation. Harold Bloom I f...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
... entanglements of human female and nonhuman male creature in concert with queer kinship. Copyright © 2019 Regents of the University of Colorado 2019 water ecofeminism queer ecology sexuality violence If, as Stacy Alaimo poignantly contends, “the anthropocene is no time to set things straight...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Nathan Wolski Abstract According to the Zohar , the most important work of the classical Kabbalah, in prayer the soul of the mystic ascends through seven celestial halls or palaces as part of its quest to unify the male and female aspects of divinity, and thereby stimulates Ein Sof , the infinite...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of letters written in New York and Philadelphia, the article notes the importance of male-centered homosocial relations and epistolary form for this transatlantic publication. When considering the history of textual production, should Latinx be viewed as a misnomer created by contemporary US politics? Does...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 235–240.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and horror. Both The Passion o f the Christ and The Punisher, then, show that human relationships can provide strength and hope in the m idst o f suffering and death. In both film s, this the­ matic is worked through graphic images o f the suffering male body. After all that has been w ritten about Gibson's...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 19–23.
Published: 01 June 2005
... want to argue that the speaker in the poem is a woman who attempts to seduce her male partner into consenting to h er roaming freely away from him. To begin with, there is no linguistic evidence whatsoever in the text to determine the gender of the addresser and the addressee. The attribution of gender...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 148–151.
Published: 01 October 2023
... , April 9 , 2018 . https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/16/the-silence-the-legacy-of-childhood-trauma . Loofbourow Lili . “ Junot Díaz and the Problem of the Male Self-Pardon .” Slate , June 24 , 2018 . https://slate.com/culture/2018/06/junot-diaz-allegations-and-the-male-self...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 58–72.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of Homosexuality from the Public Sphere in the 1980s .” In Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890–1940 , 331 – 54 . New York : Basic , 1995 . Cooper Wayne F. Claude McKay: Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in The Character of Holland must be viewed in the context of seventeenth-century English stereotypes concerning Dutch women, who were presumed both to engage in traditionally male occupations and to domineer over their henpecked and alco­ holic husbands. Historical reality probably underlies the first assumption...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 203–207.
Published: 01 April 2018
... church under the leadership of women challenged the very foundation of patriarchal Christian doctrine, in which the church hierarchy identified all three aspects of the Trinity as male. The Old Testament required this doctrinal point. In Genesis 1:27 God created a man first, Adam, in his image, and thus...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 September 2007
... blues as a "queer space" is the candid and often shockingly straightforward recognition of lesbian and gay sexual desire that both male and female singers expressed. In fact, the sexually free-wheeling blues lyrics were one of the few spaces in which homosexual desires and transgender identities could...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 49–61.
Published: 01 September 2012
... represents ideal maleness both in his responses to his w ife Sita and in his relations w ith other men, including his brother, w ho rules his kingdom of Ayodhya in his absence. Following from this, I suggest that this representation of the ideal man derives from a philo­ sophical coding that occurs...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 June 2004
... background for the basic conflict that drives the entire narrative: the female view o f nature as a cre­ ative force to be venerated as opposed to the male view of na­ ture as simply a source of raw materials to be exploited for the sake of progress and power. For example, in the opening, the narrator...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 40–52.
Published: 01 March 2001
... OF SPECIOUS H O N O R IN DONNE S THE FLEA Critical discussions about The Flea tend to ju d g e its effi­ cacy as a seduction strategy in an effort to figure o u t w hether or not the male persona succeeds. Theresa DiPasquale, for ex­ am ple, highlights the Eucharistic imagery to explore two dif­ feren t...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 36–46.
Published: 01 March 2000
... includes an underm ining o f male and military dom inance, an oblique inclusion o f the u n n o ­ ticed role of women in worldly affairs. Judith Wilt considers Scott s exam ination of g en d er an interesting, provocative con­ fused waste in which each g en d er m ust jo u rn ey through the experience...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 64–72.
Published: 01 June 2001
... on in the sex-segregated societies of the nineteenth and early twen­ tieth centuries in such institutions as all-male and all-female colleges and boarding houses. In these environments, strong attachm ents were often form ed between two m em bers of the same sex; surviving letters o f such friendships attest...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 163–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
... London is a dynam ic heterogeneous space o f possibilities fo r pleasure and danger, fo r casual encounters as well as sustained lifelong partnerships between men. Houlbrook concretely details the fugitive institutions and restless codes of queer male life which enabled men to find and com m u­ nicate w...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (3): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2003
... ackett concludes that ideas of a large Elizabethan fe­ male readership for romance are exaggerated (9), and she ex­ plains that evidence suggests that an extensive female audience for romance did not develop until the mid-seventeenth century. This point alone is an im portant contribution...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2001
... falsity to explain m asculine insecurity: Separation o f the 2 English Language Notes sexes as adults bred fear of the unfamiliar. . . . Male status was not im m utable. 2 P eter Brown approaches a m o d ern u n d er­ standing of the tenuous balance the A thenian attem pted to m aintain between his own...