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English Language Notes (1 April 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 of...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 143–145.
Published: 01 October 2018
... mostly lies in its cutting and repetitive inscription in meaning, those “borderlands of meaning,” to echo Gloria Anzaldúa. Meanwhile, Alarcón’s groundbreaking concept of “identity-in-difference” is a paradox through and through. Identity-in-difference involves a nay-saying of sorts, a remapping of...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 223–229.
Published: 01 April 2018
... politics were gendered. Medieval virtue was as performative and as constructed as gender, and it was based on a “stylized repetition” of virtuous acts; therefore, for women to be recognized as having attained distinction in devotion and mysticism, they needed to comply with, resist, or fight against the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... meditation, which are often taken to be acts of uncritical negation, largely dissolves. For Smith, the affirmative acts of narrative repetition and internalization have much more in common with the mystical practices of self-negation and union with God than previously thought. The injunction in a text...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
....” Central American differences are unchangeable. Most ironically, isn’t that why they are policed, detained, and deported in the first place? Ultimately, what does such a passage contribute? Can we grasp “their” difference only through this repetition of saturated difference? What is this LatinX...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2018
...). 70 The babbling, stuttering, and stammering described by the verb balbucir are literalized by the repetition three times over of the phoneme que . What is more, this repetition challenges language’s capacity to signify by reducing it to a set of sounds. This unworking of language, though, is not...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the mirror of his inventive acoustical pleasures. But over the next decades Stevens was no stranger to the risky speculations involved in infrastructural projects on the order of the canal, or what he calls the “writhing wheels of this world’s business” in his poem “Repetitions of a Young Captain...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 140–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... . 21 According to the maritime cultural historian Duncan Redford, while in World War I unrestricted submarine warfare had “traumatised the British,” the repetition of this threat in World War II “provoked a hostile, if muted, response” ( Submarine , 127, 130 ). In other words, the cause of the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... know right now is when transformation is really transformation and when it’s just a repetition of something we’ve already done. Or a further expansion of the power of late capitalism and neoliberalism. Obama becomes president and people immediately start in with the post–racial society line. That’s...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 90–103.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the active field of periodicals representing diverse interests and new possibilities evident in Casal’s “La prensa,” this text portrays a world of repetition and excess. Moreover, the telephone’s potentiality here is superficial compared to that of the earlier installment in this series. In this...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 124–142.
Published: 01 October 2018
...: “[Memory] is a mediator of performance and performativity as the repetition of collective memory becomes enacted in the doing.” 39 In the theatrical section of a 1904 issue of Cuba y América: Revista ilustrada , a Havana publication, Adrián del Valle, using the pseudonym Fructidor (a reference to...