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Metaphorical Explanations for Misuse of the English Preposition IN by CELs: A Corpus AnalysisView More July 10, 2019
Shangjun Zuo, Guangrong DaiThere exist differences between the usages of prepositions in English and Chinese, not only for the different cultural backgrounds, but for the different cognitive models. The use of English prepositions is a great challenge for Chinese English learners (CELs). This essay discusses the misuse of the English spatial preposition IN by CELs, using the data collected from Chinese Learner English Co...
Concepts, Methods, and Media: Three Keywords for a Historiography of Translation Studies
Yves GambierThe movement of theories belongs both to the history and the sociology of disciplines, especially to their institutionalization. Epistemology should also be added here, though sometimes disguised as the History of Ideas, sometimes labeled as the Philosophy of Science. One of the major paradoxes, or even contradictions, in TS seems to be the double bind of opening borders and establishing limits...
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The Community Interpreter’s Latitude for Action: A Triadic Discourse Interpreting Model (TRIM)
Lihua JiangSociological communication problems associated with the interpreter’s presence and actions in the community have come into the focus of discussion, leading to such opposing views of the interpreter as a “verbatim” reproducer of messages in another language, on the one hand, or as “advocator,” “cultural broker,” or “conciliator,” on the other hand. This essay aims at exploring the inter...
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The Shimmering of the Transitory: An Interview with Charles Bernstein. With an Introduction by Lauri Ramey
Fredrik HertzbergThe Shimmering of the Transitory: An Interview with Charles Bernstein. With an Introduction by Lauri Rame
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“Cannot Understand / Feels Deeply”: John Ashbery, The Tennis Court Oath, and Queer Affect
Brian Reed John Ashbery’s poetry has often been read for its coded or obscured references to his sexuality. This essay argues that a book such as The Tennis Court Oath (1962) is better read, not for its encrypted autobiographical content, but for its giddy strange tone, its “queer affect.” Poems such as “Europe” and “A Last World” do not detail Ashbery’s emotions in a documentary or confessiona...
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From Luminous Detail to Luminous Debris: Ezra Pound, Gustaf Sobin, and the Modernist Imaginary of Ruins
Patrick PritchettThis essay traces the central role that Provence plays in the poetry of Ezra Pound and Gustaf Sobin. For both poets, this region in the south of France was a major site of inspiration, whether as the nexus of troubadour culture for Pound, or as a landscape of remnants left by Roman and Neolithic cultures for Sobin. I will focus on their use of the toponymic aura of Provence and how it enables t...
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Be Bop Ghost in the Machine
Aldon Lynn NielsenLarry Neal’s collection of poetry, Hoo Doo Hollerin’ Bebop Ghosts, offers a sort of “hauntology” for examining the legacies of the Black Arts Movement in the fields of poetics and cultural studies. Even now, with new work on the era appearing, the literary institutions have relied heavily on stereotypes of the movement rather than on close readings and critical engagements with the diffuse...
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History, Poetry, and the Social Relation: Maya Angelou, Bruce Andrews, Claudia Rankine, and Barrett Watten
Herman RapaportThis essay considers the poets Maya Angelou, Bruce Andrews, Claudia Rankine, and Barrett Watten in the context of history and the social relation. The following rubrics apply: Maya Angelou as speaking truth to power; Bruce Andrews as deconstituting modes of signifying production; Claudia Rankine as interrogating the racialized discourse of faux bonding; and Barrett Watten as representing experi...
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Did You Hear What They Said?: The Symbology of Mass Media in David Henderson’s “They Are Killing All the Young Men”
Jean-Philippe MarcouxIn this article, I propose to analyze Henderson’s “They Are Killing All the Young Men” in terms of how he deconstructs the symbology of mass media, a representational apparatus responsible for and erected to support the historical and systemic dehumanization of African Americans. By symbology of the media, I mean the complex intersections of agencies and institutions, whose agenda and ideol...
Page 37-55View More July 9, 2019
Ambivalent Aestheticism: John Butler Yeats’s Legacy to His Son
Robert ArchambeauWilliam Butler Yeats’s ambivalent relationship to aestheticism has rarely been discussed in relation to the views and actions of his father, the painter John Butler Yeats, who had a similarly conflicted relationship to the movement. This article traces the influence of the father’s thinking on the son via an examination of their correspondence and conversations, as well as an examination of ...
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