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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 50–65.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and short fiction. As astute as much of the critical work is, none of it addresses the cornerstone of Kiernan’s fiction: trauma. This essay considers Kiernan’s novel The Red Tree as a queer American gothic novel dealing with trauma and its lingering effects on its witnesses. Through its complex, fragmentary...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Kelly Hurley Copyright © 2021 Regents of the University of Colorado 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Later nineteenth-century psychology appropriated the term trauma , used in medical practice...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 October 2021
... for the psyche, tastes good. We watch or read ecohorror for the attraction and repulsion its various traumas offer. Horror and the disgusting captivate us, reminding us at the same time of our corporeality and its fragility. Slime is central here. Slime is the horror of boundary transgressions, of indefinability...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of stories.These origin stories are, alm ost w ith o u t exception, marked w ith incidents o f trauma: the m urder o f Spider-Man's uncle, the death of Batman's parents, the destruction o f Superman's home planet, etc.Thus, the m onthly superhero comic requires a distinctly different model than the novel...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 123–131.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Baldwin's texts frequently delineate and experiment w ith tw o spaces: the American Express and the queer underground. Both are characterized by a peculiar tem porality or speed. For Baldwin, those onboard the American Express are im m o ­ bilized by their collective insistence on "innocence" as they race...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to past trauma inflicted on the queer female body. It is the club bathroom that provides yet forecloses eroticism between Moira, Offred’s best friend pre-Gilead (played by Samira Wiley) and another woman. Moira, a black woman, resides in Canada after escaping her fate first as a handmaid and later...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Notes and Dr. Vivian Halloran at Indiana University for all of their generosity and lucid insight. M ad ely n D e tlo ff is assistant professor of English and Women's Studies at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, where she works on modernist studies, feminist, gender, queer theories, and trauma studies...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 146–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-ended and under the radar) produce a radical Black collectivity: queer, interracial, international, embodied, sensual, and resistant. 11 Finally, by situating Lafala’s “civilized contacts” on the shore, the novel insists on a mobile geography: shifting, unstable, porous, and sedimented with layers...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of counterfeit children, an overdeterm ination of "the child" produced through the repetition com pulsion of childhood trauma, Bruhm also reveals a positive side. As the show exposes the dark ele­ ments of "fam ily-bound ideology" (56), It also "fashion[s[ queer alignments, Identifications, and expansive...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., is remarkable in its fecundity. It is space that is never filled, potential that never runs out. No matter how many stories, how many writers, there's always more space. Slash as space, space as both yearning void and infinite potential. (Julad 2003) T o date, work on women, queerness, and online com m unities...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... inequality even in the face of transracial economic commonality. Principally, McKay asks how reparations would operate within a global capitalist hegemony underpinned by normative whiteness. Would accepting money in response for past traumas while the world itself is still restrained by the fetters...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 147–172.
Published: 01 March 2013
... reprise the uncompleted political and philosophical projects o f the 1960s. To gesture toward these revisions at the turn of the tw enty-first century, I conclude by returning to Eve Sedgwick in her guise as experimental writer and queer theorist. A final pair of sections explores the resonance between...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 April 2021
... from New York to Australia to McKay’s native Jamaica hail Romance ’s provocative nowness in its tender treatment of the many marginalized figures that inhabit its pages: the lumpen-precariat, unapologetically queer lovers, practiced and practical thieves, migrants and refugees, colonial subjects, sex...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
... outlets such as ColorLines, Fusion, Huffington Post , Latina , and Latino USA have been among the first to elucidate LatinX’s meaning. 15 LatinX “first began to emerge within queer communities on the Internet in 2004.” 16 It makes room “for people who are trans, queer, agender, non-binary, gender...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
... toward their indigenous heritage pertains to the trauma of cultural loss and fractured indigenous knowledge in the context of the US matrix of power; representations of that loss are palpable in the exhibition of The Chicano Codices . Loss and fracture narrativizes the Codex Not-Vargas...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 5–13.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and nihilism , stretching the lim its o f the genre. Philip Sandifer's essay, "Amazing Fantasies: Trauma, Affect, and Superheroes," takes up the serialized Superhero comic where W right leaves off. Sandifer reads the stories of Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man as continuous narratives w hat he calls the super...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 September 2011
... means that all lifeform s are queer, regardless of their specific sexuality. The Origin o f Species would have been better published in 2011, w ith some ironic quotation marks and a wink emoticon: The "O rig in" o f Species ; ). Darwin's punch line there are no species and they have no origin is still...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2013
... , such as M arxist theory and theorizations o f em bodim ent in psychoanalysis, fem inism , and queer theory, the shift away from the crypto-idealism of poststructuralism and to a new reckoning with mate­ riality holds much promise. Indeed, the new w ork in the material turn can be productively put...