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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 (2002) 39 (4): 12–24.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of Cavendish s natural philosophy zoology in light o f Sarasohn s question. I shall exam ine h er zoological deliberations to determine whether her anti-Cartesian view o f the beast as a rational, semiotic being can be read as a female au th o r s criticism of early-modern identity form ation and June 2002...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to like mammals, than, say, cockroaches or crocodiles. So m y students and I sit around the seminar table, w ith nearly tw enty color­ ful images o f the beasts palpable manifestations of peaceful heterosexual monogamous co-existence and safety. We have seen the images all our lives, and in a way we're...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 88–92.
Published: 01 December 2002
...: Claudius, G ertrude, an d O ld H am ­ let are com pared. O ld H am let was to this, this being Claudius, H ip erio n to a Satyre (1.2.139-40). A construct is introduced , then, w orking on the poles of god and beast. Shortly, H am let places him self within the same con­ struct and triad, when he...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2003
... h a rt (p. 136) with h er own h eart as true as steel (2.1.196-7). Demetrius, too, quotes A riadne as he first berates H elena for exchanging the safety ofAthens for a desert place (2.1.219), and then makes her situation all the m ore dangerous by leaving h e r to the mercy of wild beasts...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 101–120.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., ON : Broadview , 2018 . McCracken Peggy . In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . McNeil Kent . “ Indigenous and Crown Sovereignty in Canada .” In Resurgence and Reconciliation: Indigenous-Settler Relations...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 27–31.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of their folkloric connection to the nurturing and shaping of children.1H ibernating every win­ 28 English Language Notes ter and em erging in the spring with new cubs, she-bears were th ought to give birth to unform ed cubs, which the m o th er bear then licked into shape. In The Historie ofFoure Footed Beastes...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 29–30.
Published: 01 March 2004
... sheep are similarly bedeviled by the grim Wolf with privy paw : they suffer rot, foul contagion, rank mist {Lycidas 124-128). Privy as early as 1460 designated a closestool ; and the first entry for paw in the OED defines it as the foot of a beast having claws or nails. 6 Phineus...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 89–100.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to the w id o w of Sgt. Speer. As one recent article in The Daily Beast described the silence in which Khadr was enveloped: "The ju ry w ill never hear testim ony about how Khadr was strung up like a pig over the air vent to his cell in Bagram, or that interrogators told him a fictional story of a young...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2005
... white Luces in their Coate. It is an olde Coate. The dozen white Lowses doe become an old Coat well: it agrees well passant: It is a familiar beast to man, and signifies Loue. The Luse is thefresh-fish, the salt-fish, is an old Coate,1 Shallow s The Luse is the fresh-fish, the salt-fish, is an old...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 594-95. 38Fuller, Woman 161. 38 D iane K. McColley, M ilton an d th e Sexes, The Cambridge 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...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 63–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Explicating this image, Tindall writes that The uni­ corn, according to Pliny s Natural History, is the most fell and furi­ ous beast of all other2 The allusion seems, however, to be pri­ marily scriptural. On the cross Jesus recites, or at least starts recit­ ing, Psalm 22, which begins, My God, my God...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 40–42.
Published: 01 September 2004
... angel/beast ( Eve s Tem pter thus the Rabbins have exprest, / A C herub s face, a Reptile all the rest 4), so we find the same duality (m ore mildly rendered) in The Rape of the Lock. Belin­ d a s beauty, if frontally approached, disarms criticism ( If to her share some Female Errors fall, / Look on h...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 19–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to be part animal: he is the "man-beast o f the Steppe."8 Both com ­ panions, it seems, are only fractionally human, but fractional in opposite ways, pointing to tw o antithetical form s o f identity. How do these get resolved? If humans are always going to be part-animal, part-god, which of these tw o w ill...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 19–23.
Published: 01 June 2005
... is at stake if he fails to comply with his role as a man. W hat beast was t, then, That m ade you break this enterprise to me? W hen you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be m ore than what you were, you would Be so m uch m ore the m an.4 After making it clear for him that a man has to do what a man...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 32–36.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in the latter is good for the former as well. To this, however, should be added the fact that both lure the reader into offering a bawdy solution, in this case some­ thing along the lines of two people having sex, or, to echo the word monster in both riddles, the beast with two backs. This has four legs...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 43–47.
Published: 01 December 2000
... as Jackson, ed. (London: Wesleyan C on­ ference Office, 1872) 298. 4E.P. Thom pson, Witness against the Beast (New York: the New Press, 1993) 56. 5 Q uoted by E.P. T hom pson, 16. 6Blake 16. I A Pretty Bookfor Children (London: J o h n Newbery, 1761) 123. 8Blake 9. 9 Blake 12-13. 10 Infant Sorrow also...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., defencelessness, inoffensiveness, tendency to stray and get lost. b) the fabled assumption by a wolf (or other beast of prey) of the skin of a slaughtered sheep. c) the division into sh e ep an d goats at the Last Ju d g em en t. OED 4. In biblical and religious language (as collective plural) to persons...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 209–213.
Published: 01 April 2018
...; the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; the son of a Greek father and a Persian mother; the son of a Persian father and a Greek mother. Some say he was raised by wild beasts” ( Toorawa, “Khidr,” 45 ). 4 In Sufism, Khiḍr is considered the prophet of initiation into divine mysteries as well as a special...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... It is not that the blacks aboard the Infamous ship Essex were not already being social­ ly consumed blacks were thought of as beasts o f burden, ship captains as "N egro drivers," and ships full o f black sea hands as "slavers."18 In the chomping of the black men's raw liv­ ers and pickling of their other vital organs, we...