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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Agnieszka Tuszynska Abstract This article examines the politics of transgressive pleasure and desire in Claude McKay’s novel Romance in Marseille , as a response to what Achille Mbembe, departing from Foucault’s notion of biopower, has termed necropolitics. In the novel, the interlocking hegemonic...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
...,” then now is the time to weigh our exposure to environmental interactors that might unsettle normativity altogether. 1 Exposed , Alaimo’s book whence this playful opening line hails, examines the forms of environmental pleasures that might accompany human and nonhuman bodies, the blending, blurring...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 September 2007
... be fo rth ­ rightly expressed. Still, it w ould be a m ajor mistake to overestimate the extent to which in the interwar period African American music functioned as a free space for gender innova­ tion and sexual transgression in opposition to an essentially staid and conservative literary culture...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 33–40.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., an erection and dopamine walk into a gay bar. This statem ent is ridiculous and absurd, but its disturbing a ffe ct reaches into an abject new m aterialist space where transgressive laughter concerning human waste and queer sexuality push back against appropriate social scripts to show "th a t the discursive...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 163–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Seth Koven Copyright © 2007 Regents of the University of Colorado 2007 An eln R o u n d ta b le M att H oulbrook, Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual M etropolis, 9 8- 957 (Chicago: U niversity o f Chicago Press, 2005). In t r o d u c t io n SETH KOVEN L ondon has fina lly...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 175–177.
Published: 01 September 2007
...-transgressive characters w ho populated London in the past. So I quickly adjusted my expectations and began to appreciate the results of Matt Houlbrook's painstaking research, especially in the police files and court records. For w hat he has accom­ plished is to bring to life, as George Chauncey did...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 195–199.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and practice, and taxonom ic ones (such as the three part-titles of Sharon Marcus's book, "fem ale friendship," "fem ale desire," and "fem ale marriage which attempt to distinguish amatory relations from amiable ones, transgressive behavior from socially acceptable eccentricity. But no nominal nuance or cat­...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 167–169.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Nan Alamilla Boyd Copyright © 2007 Regents of the University of Colorado 2007 G e n d e r s L ike T h at N an A la m illa B oyd Matt Houlbrook's tour de force, Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 19 8- 57, builds a satisfying narrative around the social w o rld queer...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 141–147.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the regularity with which screen media articulate and negotiate sexual possibilities beyond the "stra ig h t" and narrow, and how we as spectators regularly transgress sexual/ gendered boundaries to respond to such possibilities suggesting the degree to which we can and already do transcend dom inant Western...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 13–18.
Published: 01 March 2006
... "concept of God," as W inquist w rites, "is the teleological fulfillm en t of the metaphorical potential in discourse."15 "Theology is w rit­ ing" is a self-wounding, an opening of the closed body of the text to ever increasing pos­ sibilities for meaning, meanings that resist meaningfulness and transgress...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 71–82.
Published: 01 December 2003
... words, we would presum­ ably have some immediate sense ofwhatjohn Lanchester s 1996 text, The Debt to Pleasure, both is A Novel, according to the cover and isn t This is not a conventional cookbook, reads the first sentence. But successive affirmations that initially seem so obvious...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 123–131.
Published: 01 September 2007
..." as inherently human, and particularly male, necessities, the lack o f which w ould leave one im prisoned in M I K K O T U H N E N 12 7 solitude. G rowth Is accomplished not only by engaging w ith life's unhygienic com plexity but also by subm itting to a certain economy o f pleasure. Having one's pleasure w...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 75–92.
Published: 01 December 2000
... girls, whose births are considered punishm ent o f a m o th er s transgressions in p rio r lives. Already punished with four daugh­ ters whose dowries will be inadequate to ensure upw ard social mobility, Jyoti s m o th er tries to strangle the life o f h er fifth be­ fore it feels m ore than a few...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Go West charts the film 's own narrative telos, from NewYork to Los Angeles. W hat the film lacks in the band's cheeky transgression it compensates for in earnestness, asserting the truth value of its emotional content: this is how it m ust feel to not be at home in one's skin, to speak, dress...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... By analyzing the aesthetic dimension of eating animals, I do not intend solely to reconfigure the trajectory of the academic discourse surrounding the ethics of eating; I also propose to reorient the aesthetic engagement w ith meat consumption from the almost exclusive focus on its pleasurable elements...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to claim; or, as in Stockton's central argum ent in The Queer Child, it is to open up the possibility of a "lateral move," a "sideways g ro w th " in which the norm ative binarism of maturity-regression cedes its privilege to other possible lines of flig h t sites o f pleasure, modes of power, sex drives...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 October 2023
... ). Pacholczyk Jozef . “ Sufyana Kalam, the Classical Music of Kashmir .” Source: Asian Music 10 , no. 1 ( 1978 ): 1 – 16 . Rubin Gayle S. “ Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality .” In Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality , edited by Vance Carole...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2015
... t y l e . 20 G iv en the atmosphere of sexual liberation and the titillating dictates of soft-core pornography, one m ight expect Wakamatsu's film s to be a heady celebration of the revolutionary pleasures o f sex. In fact, th e y're quite the o pposite: b o re d o m , im potence, sadism, and rape...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 October 2021
... an unanticipated return. In technology-oriented horror, this disquieting possibility routinely manifests in the shape of monstrous-feminine entities that transgress established binaries, moving fluidly and freely across the categories of past and present, deceased and living, the virtual and the real. 1...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 141–158.
Published: 01 March 2015
... to sexual transgression in the materials selected to display Sem iotext(e)'s "subtle aesthetic manifestoes" was repeated in the stitching on a black bench in the room where visitors could sit and read the books, as well as in the trim o f a display case featuring other memorabilia under glass. Both...