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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (1): 155–164.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the com plicated relationship between Afro-Brazilian territoriality and the Brazilian state. One of the m ost pro­ found conceptual fram es through which to understand these phenomena is his connection Ed w ard P iñuelas 157 between favela spatiality and slave spatiality. By narrativizing spatial...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 175–179.
Published: 01 September 2006
... reconstructionism precisely by form alizing the picturable prospect of a new national subject, one fu lly assim ilable into the im a g in e d b o d y p olitic: viz, th e black ex-slave as s o ld ie r and w o u ld -b e citizen. If th e black Civil W ar portrait dignified blackness by conferring upon it the d ig n...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 61–71.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Companion to Milton, ed. D ennis D anielson (New York: C am bridge UP, 1989) 156. YEATS S ROUGH BEAST: THE GOD FOR THE SLAVES In Yeats s The Second Com ing, two opposed visions of the A ntichrist clash: N ietzsche s vision, and that o f the Christian sect now known as Jehovah Witnesses b u t called M...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 160–167.
Published: 01 October 2019
... owned slaves enjoyed roles as public figures by working to keep the memory of the Confederacy alive, including by championing the erection of statues like these. This activism helped enable subsequent female family members to become public intellectuals and scholars. Scholarship on the origins...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 166–180.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Maurophilia not only foregrounds Aslima’s associations with Spain and Morocco but also highlights McKay’s engagement with transhistorical Mediterranean diasporas, including the intra-African slave trade and Iberian Moriscos and conversos settling in North Africa following the Reconquista. This essay argues...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 March 2007
... plantation in North Carolina and its owner, Josiah Collins III, one of the largest slave holders in the state. It is now a state historic site sitting on more than 100 acres o f lush forest and wetland. My party and I arrived early Saturday morning, parked near the over­ seer's quarters, and walked the red...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 146–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... They were emptied of subjectivity and became instead screens for any impulse or image that white supremacy cast on them. Because slaves were never autonomous, they and their descendants, as McKay shows, reinvent subjectivity as malleable and permeable to others and to their surroundings. They revalue...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 219–221.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in the present of remembering the past. She questions what it means to read the archive “against the grain,” forswearing the metanarrative of a historical search for truth. 2 She gives the example of her own work in Saltwater Slavery , reading the marginalia in the numerical ledgers of the slave trade...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 225–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Cherene Sherrard-Johnson Works Cited Best Stephen . None Like Us: Blackness, Belonging, Aesthetic Life . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2018 . Dunbar Erica Armstrong . Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge . New York...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 229–231.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marisa J. Fuentes 5 Perry, London Is the Place for Me , 100–101 . 6 Andrews and Palmer, “Why Black Studies Matter.” 7 See Beckles, Britain’s Black Debt ; and Hall et al., Legacies of British Slave-Ownership . 8 Hartman, “The Dead Book Revisited,” 208 . 9...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 58–70.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and . . . of gender” ( Equivocal Beings , 3 ), an interpretation that informs my sense of Burney’s trace as a formal and affective remainder. 14 Mack, Literary Historicity , 19 (italics mine). 13 My own method is informed by the work of Buck-Morss, who resituates Hegel’s master-slave dialectic...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 173–181.
Published: 01 March 2013
... which Enlightenment philosophy reigned, records of the trans-Atlantic slave trade show that the num ber o f people subjected annually to the M iddle Passage surged from 15,117 (in 1629) to 72,410 (in 1752).5This part of the story of emancipation has been brilliantly told by scholars including W alter D...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 75–96.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the A tlantic slave trade. Ian Finseth2 Cartography is an im p ortan t heuristic fo r the study o f literature. It speaks directly to issues o f design. It is also a form fo r tracing cultural dissem ination into d iffe re n t rep­ resentational spaces. Literary cartographies can designate a subject's...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the Enslaved.” She traces a historiography of scholars who have pressed against the limits of the archive and written the enslaved into history. For Smallwood, slavery’s archive always seeks to conceal. It provides empirical evidence and quantitative information for histories of slavery and the slave trade...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (3): 71–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . . . guided by . . . an attem pted transition from slave morality to master morality (24). Ross updates the Nietzschean concepts on which he is here drawing by emphasizing that m odem slave morality looks toward imaginary compensations and that (per M arx), the ideology of slave morality is ultimately...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 April 2024
... juxtapose these with representations of maroons in literature. Surinamese literature, created by Afro-descendant Creoles (not maroons) from the capital, Paramaribo, including Anton De Kom’s indictment of slavery and colonialism We Slaves of Suriname (1934), his poem “De Bosneger” (“The Bush Negro...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the collection in the affecting story or tale told of a European family (477), a story included to re­ veal, in a persuasively subtle way, an instance of convincing and instructive evidence of the negro slave s in h e re n t duplicity.15 In this particular case, the duplicity is that of a slave living...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 April 2023
... sentimental narratives to their conclusion, but it does not result in Frado’s happiness or financial security. She meets a man named Samuel claiming to be a fugitive slave speaking on the abolitionist circuit, and she marries him: “Here were Frado’s first feelings of trust and repose on human arm. She...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., suggest a prehistory to such necropolitical zones in imperial slave colonies. By taking up a rhetoric of "contagion," the reviews convert imperial presence in the colonies into a therapeutic force and translate the globe into a unified body, one in w hich living and dead parts are woven together...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 43–57.
Published: 01 June 2005
... r worship, b u t continue on o u r knees with o ur hands held up, observing a strict silence till the sun is at a certain height, which I suppose to be about 10 o r 11 o-clock in E ngland.1 In the opening, then, to one of the earliest American slave narratives and accounts of an enslaved African s...