1-20 of 130 Search Results for

rituals

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 92–102.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Alexandre Belmonte Abstract The Andean experience of the everyday is affected markedly by respect and reverence for tradition, for teachings of the past, and for myths that explain and simplify reality. This article reflects on the uses of ancient rituals in Bolivia today, in the context...
FIGURES | View All (7)
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 200–213.
Published: 01 April 2020
... expresses Indigenous rationality in the origin narratives as the shaman Karamakate confronts Western travelers and scientists. For these Indigenous cultures, knowledge and its reproduction are equivalent to ancestral songs and rituals such as the ceremony of the Ayahuasca. This article supports these ideas...
FIGURES
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of religious practice and community. Such a view, it argues, hierarchizes the apophatic (negation) and cataphatic (affirmation), sequestering them from each other, rendering the “mystical” disembodied and ahistorical, unbound by negation from the theological and ritual traditions from which it arises...
FIGURES
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of, and envision political futures for, Sierra Leone. Forna’s writing is emblematic of realism, while Jarrett-Macauley’s is an example of animist realism. Both novels are united, however, by an animism at the level of narrative process, drawing on the spirit world and possession rituals to counter therapeutic...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Rosicrucian and Cabalistic works, he developed a “drolling” technique of linguistic and allegorical satire that protected him from government prosecution. Though he was not a practitioner of the esoteric Masonic rituals, his great admirer, Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay, determined to implement them...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... hotspot as a site of sustained, unresolved transition, reading the affectivity of diaspora as a negative one in McKay’s work that places an unsustainable pressure on ritual and performative stylizations and renders them untenable as forms for cultivating a sovereign condition. Copyright © 2021 Regents...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 October 2023
... . “ Liminality and Communitas .” In Turner , Ritual Process , 94 – 130 . Turner Victor . The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-structure . Chicago : Aldine , 1969 . Zargar Haris . “ Kashmir’s Invisible LGBTQIA+ Community .” New Frame , February 28 , 2020 . https...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2018
... argues, mysticism “took different forms in different parts of Europe, and those forms changed substantially from the eleventh to the fifteenth century.” 3 My response to the question “Do mystical traditions have a politics?” will focus on one particular expression of mysticism—the rituals surrounding...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 283–301.
Published: 01 March 2006
...). Von Hendy concludes w ith a discussion of Nietzsche, whose early forays into the ritual origins of Greek tragedy In ecstatic choral performance were a form ative influ­ ence on the myth and ritual school. In his later work, Nietzsche is said to treat myth as a socially constructed, and necessary...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 41–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... related to the tem ­ poral or musical than to more conventional senses of communication. All of this bears repeating because scriptural texts are, in basic ways, about repetition.They are about ritual and season, about the repeating form ation and reformation of community. Keep in mind, after all...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with the frameworks of lived religion and with phenomenological methodology in mind. Shared sacra are found not only in the accounts of pilgrims, or architectural modifications to accommodate different faiths, but also in an institutional preoccupation with ritual conformity and segregation. 6 This desire...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2006
...-obsession of subject and model excluded from further consideration the contested object of desire. La violence et le sacré (1972) found this m im etic rivalry represented covertly but every­ where in myth and ritual, and Girard expanded his theory to provide a genetic model for all cultural forms. Primitive...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 9–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the vita concludes, in com edic fashion, w ith a feast. Her fa ith in the im m utable character of her own handwork definitively overturned, the Roman matron is convinced o f the tru th o f the sacram ent b y th e e r u p tio n o fd iv in e g o r e in th e m id s to fth e ritual. The narration closes w ith...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2000) 38 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is in one sense the difference between true and false religion. The effect is somewhat like that o f a little girl who dresses in h er m o th er s clothes. The structure is there, however awkwardly. The fact that the pagan priest attem pts a mock-Latin ritual is n o t a ridiculing o f the Mass, o f course...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the scientific com m unity that is the center of this prosperous island nation.The first point o f intersection fo r all narrative threads occurs very early w ith the arrival o f sailors to the island of Bensalem. They are cleared for acceptance into the com m unity w ith an unusual ritual involving an orange...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 166–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... prescribes ritual measures, Sandra Gilbert points out, there are no longer any (funeral) bells possible for soldiers slaughtered like animals. 2 Only the clamorous sounds of war itself the monstrous anger of the guns, the stuttering rifles rapid rattle can perform that traditional ritualistic...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 30–39.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of Gregorian time. It is a way of thinking in the parallax revealed in the slight misalignment of apparently shared time, disjoined from its uniformity into the specificity of an Asian ritual, racial, political, and cultural calendar. This adjacency and disjointment of calendars is perhaps also a way...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., rituals and scenes of war and daily activities from tim e immemorial. In Cen's prose, these paintings serve as a rich archive of not only a history of the Zhuang people and the natural history of the place where they have lived, but also an archive of how these histories like the rock art its e lf are so...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 April 2020
... techniques but not a rightful authorial figure ( F , 21–22). In contrast, Arguedas constructs his persona as a truly authorial figure who is attached to Indigenous communal values, ritualizes the creative process, and forecloses commodification. 8 Likewise, several characters from The Foxes...
Journal Article
English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 121–143.
Published: 01 October 2022
... being referenced. During the public festivities, everyone can see the initiates in ritual trances, dancing and wearing the symbols of the òrìṣà that rule them. Except for a group people initiated into Candomblé who do not incorporate the deities (like the ẹkẹdi [female position] and ọ̀gá [male...
FIGURES | View All (10)