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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 21–36.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Elizabeth DeLoughrey Abstract Recently, scholars have called for a “critical ocean studies” for the twenty-first century and have fathomed the oceanic depths in relationship to submarine immersions, multispecies others, feminist and Indigenous epistemologies, wet ontologies, and the acidification...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 140–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... view of the sea as embodying British history entertained elsewhere in Eliot’s poetry of this period, but it continues to envision Britain as inherently caught up in the new vision it elaborates of oceanic history as an ongoing calamitous process that is nevertheless essential to historical thinking as...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Meg Samuelson; Charne Lavery Abstract This essay proposes the category of the oceanic South. It presents the Southern Hemisphere’s blue expanses as one of its defining features and elaborates from this a framework that brings into agitated contention the extractive economies of the North, the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Teresa Shewry Abstract Navigating humor’s potentials for violence and for creative and critical connections with oceanic catastrophes, from extinctions to sea-level rise, this essay argues that humor is a diverse and perhaps important dimension of contemporary cultural production about the changing...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... article then turns to discuss hydrocolonial book history and what we might learn by tracing books on their oceanic journeys. One important node in these journeys was the port city, where customs and excise officials examined texts to see whether they were pirated, seditious, or obscene. These inspectors...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Laura Winkiel Copyright © 2019 Regents of the University of Colorado 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The oceanic turn has been under way for some time now. Whether we date this turn as occurring...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 253–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... maintenance, can be productively identified in other contexts. That is, we can identify features of Mediterranean religion in settings such as the Indian Ocean and consider the contours of, for example, Indian Ocean religion. In this vein, it is worth considering complementary literature from related fields...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 April 2019
... The elemental fluidity of the seas is both a hydrophysical fact and the first principle for a model of hydro-criticism. 1 Although modern academic disciplines have generally organized themselves around units of analysis such as time periods, nations, data sets, or human societies, an oceanic...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 152–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... © 2019 Regents of the University of Colorado 2019 In the humanities, critics are reconceptualizing human history and culture in light of issues around hydrology, including climate change, water scarcity, water restoration, water resource infrastructure, and water rights. The “oceanic turn,” of which...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 153–168.
Published: 01 April 2018
... unity, while the second creates categories for an orderly cosmological system. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 mysticism Bahir water oceanic feeling sexuality Most scholars agree that the Sefer Bahir is central to the development of kabbalah and to the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
... bodies of water in Eurasia, such as the Indian Ocean, or even the Persian Gulf, the Mediterranean is not as diverse as it is often portrayed. In few other Eurasian seas has one category of faith (Abrahamic monotheism) dominated for so many centuries. Here, however, I focus on how the category of...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 April 2019
... a leisure practice during the 1950s. In the words of Helen Rozwadowski, leading historian of the modern undersea from the nineteenth century into the present, “Imagination may, in fact, play a larger role in our perception of the ocean, especially its third dimension, than modern science.” 2...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anterior” (The Great Primordial Wharf) from which he gazes out upon the world. 1 Intoxicated by modernity’s quayside coal fumes, Campos expresses in his expansive odes a futurist fantasy of union with the very engines of oceanic passage and the cargoes they carry: “Içam-me em todos os cais. / Giro...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
... binary for bodies of water. For Beauvoir and the Babylonians about whom she makes this analysis, the ocean is male and the sea is female, and thus “a single element often has an incarnation that is at once male and female . . . the double incarnation of cosmic chaos.” 3 The doubled gendering—the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 April 2019
... era, a slice of modernity during which, as Carl Schmitt put it, “England was strong enough to usher in a new balance [of land and sea] which impeded sea powers, and thereby allowed her alone to dominate the great expanses of the world’s oceans.” 4 To support these claims, I turn to a novel that...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2019) 57 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and national uncertainty. Turning to the coastline, Rodriguez populates the Pacific Ocean with real and imaginary sea creatures that originate in medieval and Renaissance cartography, a tradition of representation that shaped several genres of visual art and scientific knowledge and influenced the...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... : Routledge , 1993 . Taussig Michael . Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1986 . Viditz-Ward Vera . “ Studio Photography in Freetown .” In Anthology of African and Indian Ocean Photography , edited by...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 119–138.
Published: 01 April 2018
... cited this representative quotation: “He [God] threw him [Satan] into the ocean with hands tied behind his back and said: ‘Beware! If you are not careful you will get wet!’” 64 God’s will is contrary to His initial order on the property of water. Thus God is able to change the nature of things. Satan...