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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Rachel Smith Abstract This article considers the complicated relationship between mysticism, repetition, and critique, saying and unsaying. It counters the figuration of mysticism as critical insofar as it is understood to solely consist in negation of the forms, language, and structures...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the neoliberal homogenization of culture in vaporwave artist Begotten’s contributions to the hushwave subgenre of the scene (2018–19). Vaporwave’s cyclical and uncanny sounds embody the spectral haunting of Marx in capitalism’s repetitive pronunciation of victory over its vanquished, communist foe...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (1): 137–147.
Published: 01 March 2007
... The Making o f Americans, rather than its author. The apparently mechanical consistency of the narrative is secured by repetitions and the steady m etronom ­ ic pace of the continuous present. Readers are directed to the movement inside the text rather than to the external environment. Suspended...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 133–142.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., but as a series of repetitions, each returning to an event that evades naming? What new readings arise? Trauma theory can provide a vocabulary for such a reading as well as a mechanism for recognizing the role of living memory even in narratives that appear to offer abstractions instead. In Cathy Caruth’s much...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 75–81.
Published: 01 September 2009
... is the past,' they co n tin u e d . T h e past is the past,' one of them both of them? intoned. . . . 'Your children, they're all of them white, aren't they Sandy, really?'The tw o heads were grinning at him. 'You claimed them, you raised th e m '" (493).The repetition both o f and w ith in the statement...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2002
... suggestively even narrative authority. 2 English Language Notes Looking back from this striking, symbolic event in Malory s narrative, I would like to examine the image of the hand and the repetition o f h a n d in The Book of Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere. In so doing I am following the lead o f...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 41–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and uncouth. Pym s trials at sea are depicted with the tortured fervor and harrowing lyric intensity of a medieval saint s mortifications and visions. A considerable degree of rhetorical skill is expended in order to enm esh us in Pym s nightmarishly repetitive dram a of imprisonment, shipwreck, rescue...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2000
... but a structural norm of the poem . About three-quarters (75.2 p erce n t)5of the lines of the Morte Arthure alliterate on the same sound with their predecessor or follower, which produces a con­ siderable quantity o f sound repetition beyond the line as well as within the line. The present paper examines...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... m m e r 2 0 0 9 of music. A ll that is required is the near universal ability to respond to the prim ary ways in which music evokes emotions and creates impressions: for example, through m elody or the lack of it (as in the repetition of a single note); through harm ony (pleasing or discordant...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 September 2008
...; It is best understood as a complex network o f obsession and repression organized around traum atic incidents, requiring a model that is based not on traditional narrative arcs, but on psychological structures of memory and repetition that stem from the origin trauma, but end up entangled in and confronted...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the derangement, even the shattering, of the subjective apparatus designed to process it. Traumatic events can only be understood belatedly and imperfectly; they give rise to repetitive dreams and uncontrollable flashbacks and generate this-is-what-happened stories characterized by disjunction and distortion...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 47–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
...). In The Last Ride Together, Browning uses repetition in order to emphasize the im portance of the actual m om ent of the ride to the speaker. Browning uses a form o f the verb to rid e in the last line o f all b u t two of the ten stanzas o f the poem , and three times in the last line of the final stanza...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 41–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... practice of faith, but corporate repetition of scriptural texts or creeds simultaneously joins individuals into a larger body and makes way for a powerful contemplative privacy. I w ould argue that the contem plative, introspective dimension of liturgy is closely tied to pattern recognition and thus...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 135–143.
Published: 01 March 2008
... second claim is that since institutions are not static structures but rather relatively con­ sistent reiterations of norms and practices, they necessarily follow temporal rhythms. Patterns o f institutional tim e m ight involve form ally marked repetitive rituals from reli­ gious observances to starting...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2008
... representation for a mom ent. My title Jane Austen at 25 and my repetition o f these numbers are meant to recall how often readers have agreed to approach their favorite novelist numerically, to create for her and themselves a distinct language o f tim e, a life in numbers. The path o f numbers leading or n o...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 143–145.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . 2 Nancy, “Cut Throat Sun.” 1 Nancy, “Communism, the Word.” In light of Alarcón’s and Nancy’s theorizations, the radical potential of latinidad comes not from its names but from the naysaying it repetitively performs in language and in history. Those who are optimistic about...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 9–21.
Published: 01 March 2017
... plation: the life generating and preserving contraction w ill "appear" as contem plation. The real question then, is: w hat is contraction? The answer to tha t question is form ulated in some of the m ost d iffic u lt passages of D iffer­ ence and Repetition. There, it involves reference to Hume's...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: modes of temporal repetition in Romeo andJuliet, is about rem em bered pat­ terns of festive time, and has its interesting moments, as when she comments on the memorializing ofJuliet s death. Unfortunately, she writes in the new sophistic style: Juliet is a textual site, sexual desire and saints...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 91–108.
Published: 01 October 2021
... industry. 4 In VanderMeer’s mind, the rushing, billowing oil clouds assumed the mental structure of a haunting ecotrauma, a sudden, violent physical breach followed by inescapable psychic repetition. “For many of us in the area,” he writes, “it was gushing in our minds, and we could not get away...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., these practices o f extracting and abridging brought the reviewer boringly close to a literal repetition o f the text in question. As Dallas w rote to John Blackwood in 1855, at which tim e he was com peting for the position o f reg­ ular Times reviewer, "I wish you w ould oblige me w ith a hint about these Times...