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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Marsha Keith Schuchard Abstract When Jonathan Swift anonymously published A Letter from the Grand Mistress of the Female Freemasons (Dublin, 1724), he entered a political minefield, for it was a mocking response to James Anderson’s Constitutions of the Freemasons (London, 1723). Swift countered...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 145–147.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of Herland ’s white women, reminiscent of Jonathan Swift’s deceptive Houyhnhnms in Gulliver’s Travels (1726). Macmillen argues that some of #MeToo’s discursive strands parallel Herland ’s “dangerous” erasure of “dissent and difference” in service of the “utopian elimination paradigm” whereby the public...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... essay on Freemasonry in the Anglo-American world and the Cabala (Kabbalah). Instead of only showing the unidirectional reliance of Freemasonry on the Cabala, however, Schuchard, who grounds her exploration of the Cabalistic roots of British Freemasonry in the work of Jonathan Swift, reveals Swift’s...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 65–75.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to the recalcitrant young explorer. Confessing a pro­ found and lifelong admiration for Jonathan Swift, Wells, much like his eighteenth century idol, adm itted to having a predisposi­ tion to make [my] stories reflect upon contemporary political and social discussions. 5 This tale of a lost South American paradise...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 82–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
... ). Stewart Susan . Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of Representation . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1991 . Swift Jonathan . A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People from Being a Burden to Their Parents or the Country . London , 1730 . Taylor...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 195–202.
Published: 01 September 2006
... or singular Identity is also imaged as a transgressive blending o f the colors red (blood, passion) and w hite (skin, virgin ity). Drawn fro m the European lexicon o f the good and bad w om an, this color op p o sitio n and its undoing is easy to reim agine through an American racial lens. 4 Jonathan Swift...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... In such accounts, the canal emblematizes the age of the “shrinking world” and what Julio Ramos calls “hemispheric compression”—a swift, commoditized connectivity, often anthropomorphized in boosterist artworks as a “kiss” of the Atlantic and Pacific. 24 Yet, in the framework of transnational and comparative...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Pope was just as ready to praise felicities o f tem po when they were more purposeful (notice that he redeems the possibilities o f the alexandrine in the process): When Ajax strives, some Rock's vast W eight to throw , The Line too labours, and the Words move slow, Not so, when swift Camilla scours...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 September 2003
... crown from Cosroe that he had earlier stripped from his brother, the swift and complete capitulation to Tamburlaine by these men ironically and clearly shows that they do not need to be as vigorously wooed as Zenocrate.8 Zenocrate does not appear again until IILii. During her time offstage Tamburlaine...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 39–55.
Published: 01 September 2008
... panel-by-panel unfolding o f those tales was dramatic and swift. Each scene was complete, but a story line developed through the movement of a character. Posture, facial expressions, shifts of fram e all registered clearly, and they drew on realist pictorial conventions.The scope and personal substance...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 101–121.
Published: 01 April 2022
... represented as either too weak or too distracted to maintain military sovereignty. In the days leading up to the swift annexation of Oudh by the company in 1856, Shah’s reputation as a Muslim king unable to maintain peace between his Hindu and Muslim subjects capitalized on colonial strategies of using...