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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 18–20.
Published: 01 October 2020
... life mii dash zhaaboshkamang gaagige-minawaanigoziwining. and through doorways to the afterlife. 1 The births of Cu Culainn retold here are based on the story found in the Leabhar na hUidre ( Book of the Dun Cow ) from the early twelfth century, but the scribe at that time acknowledged...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Craig Santos Perez Abstract This essay focuses on the creation story of the Indigenous Chamorro people from the western Pacific Island of Guam. The essay presents and analyzes the deeper meaning of the story of Puntan and Fu’una as they birth the island of Guam and the Chamorro people. Moreover...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2012
... appearance is linked to fem inine heroines of the Davidic dynasty and their acts of seduc­ tion, com m itted in order to bring forth redem ption and the birth of the Messiah.2 In this I w ill present the main hom ily in which the term Tiqla appears in this unique form "in p a " and w ill suggest...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (4): 62–68.
Published: 01 June 2000
... until af­ ter she isjailed for infanticide, nineteenth-century readers found its treatm ent indecently obvious. O ne reviewer, objecting to George Eliot s dating and discussing the several stages th at pre­ cede the birth of a child, complained: H etty s feelings an d changes are indicated with a p u...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 71–85.
Published: 01 October 2019
... “to become a woman and a mother” in her own right in Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones . 1 Esch comes of age without a biological mother because Rose Batiste dies while giving birth to Junior, Esch’s seven-year-old brother. Exploring the contours of Black womanhood, Ward depicts life before, during...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Thomas Dilworth Copyright © 2003 Regents of the University of Colorado 2003 September 2003 75 about the mysterious ways of the East, EzraJennings too can be identified with the East, from his mixed-race origins and birth at an unnamed Colonial outpost, to his use of opium, a drug often...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 December 2000
... conception, which itself is calculated from the time a woman misses a period a n d /o r shows obvious signs of early pregnancy. Sir Robert would not have known of these indicators except by inferring them, retroactively, at the time of Philip s birth. Even if he had n o t noticed his wife was pregnant (up...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 137–148.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the most intim ate new cults available for lay­ persons, the cult of Christ's wounds, and particularly the side wound, developed as a u b iq u i­ tous English phenom enon, figu rin g w idely in religious lyrics and books of hours, on jewelry, tom bs, parish fonts, birthing girdles, and prayer rolls, as w...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and parishes had kept fairly accurate registers of births, deaths, and marriages, but these, combined w ith Hearth Tax rolls (lists of dwellings) were at best inexact proxies for aggregate num bers of persons.5 David Hume's "O f the Populousness of Ancient Nations" (1752) and Robert Wallace's Dissertation...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 66–80.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the Japanese invasion of the Chinese city of Nanking decades before. 1 This traumatic reading determines Grey’s future. The atrocities include the violent birthing of a baby who is used for medicinal cannibalism: the ingestion of mummified human flesh in an elixir. Hayder connects these acts of consumption...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2003
... woman who keeps her knowl­ edge of her lover s guilt bottled up inside. Franklin Blake is the man Rachel Verinder loves, and as it turns out he is the man she thinks is guilty of stealing the Moon­ stone. The name Franklin means a freeholder and not of noble birth. We know from the narrative...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 75–88.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that was well known in the medieval French speaking w orld, as witnessed by Adam de la Halle's pass­ ing remark about Charles d'Anjou in Le Roi de Sicile, saying that at his birth he carried the royal cross ["a u naître aporta le crois roia3The off-hand nature o f the remark clearly in d i­ cates that Adam...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2003
... lam ent over the miseries initi­ ated by the birth o f children, he says, These men that ar wed H aue n o t all thare wyll; W hen they ar full hard sted, T h at sygh full styll. (11. 105-9) This loss o f wyll in the m arried state is at the h eart of his com­ plaints. Marriage forces a young man...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and to the birth of party politics. In three sections, this chapter focuses on Mac Flecknoe and the laws of cultural hegemony as Dryden represents them, along with his anxieties about the relationship between literary prod­ ucts and social institutions. Dryden s theatrical metaphors pro­ vide the text...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... are looking tw o births o r one. W hat m eanings get produced from Dexter's "o rigina ry" desire as it meets up w ith , gets fashioned, and perhaps even deformed, by the surrogate father Harry (the Dead Father par excellence) and his annoyingly omnipresent, superegoic Code, a Code that allow s Dexter...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 19–33.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... While the writers of the texts do often fidget over the charge that they are but trafficking in the obscene and whereas m en were still en­ couraged (as o f old) to leave the birthing of babies to women and not to inquire into the h idden secrets of [a w om an s] be­ ing but rather to avoid...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 75–92.
Published: 01 December 2000
... to augur a propitious future at h er child s birth. Using the com m onplace of the har­ vest yield, M ukheijee shifts the narrator from present to past and to the recollection of the precarious circumstances sur­ rounding Jyoti s birth. The subsequent review o f life spans ex­ periences on two continents...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 89–93.
Published: 01 June 2002
... W estern literature. D asent s in troduc­ tion, 199 pages long, is a m ine o f accurate and wide-ranging inform ation about saga-age Iceland. His book gave birth to many abridged (and often deformed) literary progeny in the years that followed, and also to a steady stream of British literary pil­...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (2): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2013
... lecture series to the subject. W ith the publication o f "S ociety M ust Be Defended Security, Territory, Population, and The Birth o f Biopolitics, a very different Foucault emerged than the one canonized by the new historicists and even by some queer theorists during the linguistic turn. In "S ociety M...
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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...