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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 227–230.
Published: 01 March 2012
... on the invention of photography as a dramatic shift in the way we process information, to the ways in which we process information today via the web. Copyright © 2012 Regents of the University of Colorado 2012 P a tr ic k G r e a n e y 227 Next to Nothing: Poetic Information in Robert Fitterman andVilém...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 16–18.
Published: 01 June 2001
... hitelock 45. 24A possibility left o p en even by Lapidge 188, w hen h e says, w ithout id en ­ tifying th e ir origin, th a t the English au th o r o f the Liber Monstrorum clearly knew stories concerning Hyglac. THE SIXTH OF JULY; MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. I.i.274 In the Ju n e 1993 issue o f Notes...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 11–15.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Dorothea Kehler Copyright © 2004 Regents of the University of Colorado 2004 June 2004 11 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: THE MEDIEVAL CONNECTION Attentive playgoers and readers often are puzzled by two aspects of Much Ado: Don P edro s intervention in Claudio s court­ ship and B eatrice s seem ing...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Is used as an abbreviation fo r zero.) This Cry out of the zeroic abyss is an articulation, not a cancellation, o f silence. It says that if something exists, it exists as the cliff and the glyph of Nothing. Such a cry or crisis w ithin Nothing was contemplated by certain of the German mystics, notably...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2008
... this man's adult existence; maybe there is no remainder, nothing left out. His reading is all he can account fo r during the first four decades o f the twentieth century. He is announcing, perhaps, that he is not to be held accountable fo r any­ thing else. If Somerset Maugham stuffily announced that re...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Rachel Zucker Copyright © 2008 Regents of the University of Colorado 2008 T he Day I Lost My déjà V u Ra c h e l Z ucker The box is like this today. The box I live in. Today: like this. And though similar, so achingly alike, again, ad infinitum , line over the nine, it's always nothing like...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for the study of patronage theaU'e, but one can t help noticing that it contributes nothing of its own either to knowledge or to the subject of the conference. At first it looks as if Richard Wilson s The m anagem ent of mirth: Shakespeare via Bourdieu, is going to be about the Earl of Derby s theatre...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to infinity. To send is to end. English Language Notes 46.1 Spring / Summer 2008 176 E n g lis h La n g u a g e N o t e s 46.1 S p r in g / S u m m e r 2 0 0 8 AS ENDING, SEND 0 tome, tomb, I hum a hymn to home, to whom. Cast to type, I ride to return to my native, candescent nothing. As now, as never, ever...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to make even Venus herself vanish from the firm am ent by a scrutiny too sus­ tained, too concentrated, or too direct. -Edgar Allen Poe "The M urders in the Rue M o rg u e "1 . the valleys where we seek h e r . . . " One says nothing about a text.The critic addresses a fantasm conjured out o f read­ ings...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 55–57.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and Estragon find themselves, a condition .. . in which the suffering finds no vent in action; in which a continuous state o f m ental distress is prolonged, unrelieved by incident, h o p e o r resistance; 56 English Language Notes in w hich th e re is everything to be en d u re d , nothing to be done...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2009
... one wishes were true, rather than concepts or facts known to be true," the quality of wish fu lfillm e n t in Colbert's "truthiness" echoes Philip Sidney's sixteenth-century explanation of why literature is supe­ rior to all other modes of arts and science: poets "b o rro w nothing of what is, hath...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 91–108.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Anthropocene trauma the uncanny There’s nothing more to say, everything has to be destroyed. —The Invisible Committee, The Coming Insurrection The only solution to the environment is neglect, which requires our collapse. —The biologist, excised sentence from her thesis, Acceptance...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 150–163.
Published: 01 April 2022
...; he cannot be seen casting it aside one moment simply to don it again the next as though it were nothing more than a pantomime costume. —Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day tells the story of a constant English butler in a rapidly changing world...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2008
... hundred dollars flapping from the money m achineVslit but that was another sum m er in another state. Nothing solid exits the body for the water waiting stupidly below I have some bad news it's about X He didn 't m ake it The sum m er after the w in te r I fell from the ski lift dope was the glue...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 61–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... is possible. At one point She acknowledges, "tonight, I remember. But one day I w o n 't remember it any more. Not at all. Nothing."8 Her observation is not self-delusion or simple repression because the film , more than other texts, maintains attention on the pos­ sibility of forgetting. The film 's...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 283–290.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ju st a second just enough fo r the clicking sound o f m y eye giving w ay into the nothing the glorious the tem porary surrounding m y flying fa llin g leaping beloveds w h o w ill never in m y book die. Episodes in th e History o f Photography: Girlhood, ca. 1865 (Clementina, Lady Hawarden, and Her...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 183–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
... surrender of the will and annihilation in love, the “simple soul” can reach a state of nothingness (of being no-thing) and thus be in and with God—since there is no self left to stand in the way of divine union. This path to God, which goes beyond the sacraments, the ritual practices, and even the virtues...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 80–82.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of these propositions are fundamentally unbelievable has been no deter­ rent to endless repetition. Picking up the Folger King Lear, one reads, Eighteen of Shakespeare s plays found their way into print during the playwright s lifetime, b u t there is nothing to suggest that he took any interest in their publication...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2001
... ride back from the mere. They are praising Beowulf as the greatest hero, south o r north, between the two seas, indeed over the whole earth (lines 856-61); lavish, but not, in the circumstances, hyperbolic terms. Hrothgar, never small-minded, doubtless shares their appreciation, and they say nothing...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 25–44.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., when he closed his book and fixed his attention on a fam iliar scene, the eyelashes I was watching w ould cease to blink and in the rearview m irror I could see those eyes staring at nothing. I could see tw o polished lenses, focused on infinity. Edwin never lost w hat I shall call his capacity...