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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
... a generative tension between the imperial national forms the author encountered in North Africa and the Black nationalist vision of Marcus Garvey’s Back-to-Africa campaign. Reading the dialectics of bad nationalisms and Black internationalisms, the article explores how the utopian promise for Black liberation...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2021
...David B. Hobbs Abstract Reassessing Claude McKay’s writing about North Africa, this article contends that McKay saw sites in this region as uniquely felicitous to staging conversations between global socialism and the Black diasporic avant-garde. His attention to site-specific interracial urban...
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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 (2020) 58 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Nahir I. Otaño Gracia Abstract The representation of Africa and Iberia within the North Atlantic imaginary tends to highlight similar features—commodity and trade, the pilgrimage routes to Alexandria and Santiago de Compostela, crusading in Africa or Iberia, Africa and Iberia as Muslim territories...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
... West, Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe, and the Mediterranean in a Second Axial Age . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2016 . Haskins Charles H. The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 1955 . Horden Peregrine...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 April 2021
... exploit state resources, such as migration legislation and police violence, and when necessary evade state surveillance to achieve company goals. In consequence, Lafala enters transatlantic circuits of surveillance that encompass New York, Marseille, and, eventually, West and North Africa. After...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... . Pritchard Sara B. “ From Hydroimperialism to Hydrocapitalism: ‘French’ Hydraulics in France, North Africa, and Beyond .” Social Studies in Science 42 , no. 4 ( 2012 ): 591 – 615 . Putuma Koleka . Collective Amnesia . Cape Town : uHlanga , 2017 . Rediker Marcus . “ History...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 146–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in Marseille. Aslima was born a slave in North Africa. Her mother was “a robust Sudanese who was sold a slave to the Moors,” of whom Aslima has only “a shadowy remembrance” ( RM , 44). Aslima’s childhood is short; at an early age, she is kidnapped to serve “as a decorative thing in the house of a wise old...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Lafala with her nominal “homeland” in Arab North Africa. “Half-jokingly, half-seriously, Lafala had proposed to Aslima that she should return to his tribal Africa with him,” only to then take her “to a cinema up in the respectable part of town. It was a romantic sheik picture” ( RM , 46). 32 McKay...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 June 2005
... inated, but came to include in a parallel with Big Daddy s m em­ ories of his travels with his wife in Europe and North Africa three weeks touring the charm ing and seedy corners of Tangiers, Fez and Casablanca. 8 Indeed, Williams extended his stay in Italy, when he proceed­ ed to spend several...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and leaves over the course of the novel.” The “in-between positionality” of Aslima—both courtesan and true lover, Arab and African, faithfully Islamic and constitutionally secular—personifies what Cheema describes as “the trans-Mediterranean diaspora that linked Iberia and North Africa from the eighth...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 59–70.
Published: 01 March 2009
... charged art, in The A lham bra as in Don Quixote, when the field is steeped in layers o f history, w ith different religions laying claim to those layers. But where­ as Cervantes's Cide Hamete is lim ited to Europe and North Africa, Irving's Arab historian has m ore continents at his disposal. He is able...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 205–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., or homogenized by particular theoretical or political coor­ dinates. Our Islamicist, w ith three distinguished teaching awards, specialized in gender, sex­ uality, and Islamic historiography; she taught an Islamic w orld that included Spain and North Africa, and had a m inor specialization in Greek...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... , 90 – 101 . Auckland : Reed , 2007 . Ihimaera Witi . The Whale Rider . North Shore : Raupo , 2008 . Kindle. Lavery Charne . “ Drift .” In “Toxicity, Waste, and Detritus in the Global South: South Africa and Beyond,” edited by Gupta Pamila and Hecht Gabrielle...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., but they are posed in such a way as to produce the effect of an “exotic” space. In another scene, Aslima’s “primitive flamenco” ( RM , 108) again suggests a melding of African and European. Indeed, Aslima—described as “a child of North Africa out of Marrakesh, that city of the plain where savagery emerging from...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., in particular the ethnonationalist project of identifying evidence for long-standing cultural difference between northern European peoples and the peoples of southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and all the territories of the former Roman Empire. The evidence does indeed provide compelling support...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 75–96.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 1844.33 North S far in 1848 reprinted news fro m The N ew York Evangelist, w hich claim ed, "Large num bers of slaves, trained to war, and massacre in Africa, are ready to enlist in any schem e o f plunder and bloodshed, however small may be the prospect o f securing their freedom . They only need com...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 121–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and 2012, th a t are profoundly shaping the environm ental hum anities.33 These docum ents articulate over one hundred and fifty years of activism for intergenera­ tional justice conducted among Indigenous and ethnic m in ority groups in North and South America, Africa and throughout the Pacific Islands...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 18–27.
Published: 01 March 2002
... ichard Jo h n so n , with E. L. B urge (New York: C olum bia UP, 1977); Ja n e C hance, Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School o f Chartres, A. D. 433-1177 (Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1994), pp. 284-86. Some com m entaries included those by Remigius o f A uxerre (ca. 841-ca. 908), B...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
...; is awarded financial compensation (concluding the book’s first part); returns to Marseille to await his payment (the book’s second and third parts); and finally takes his fortune back to Africa, returning to “the jungle . . . with a little civilization in [his] pocket” (the novel’s finale; RM , 36...