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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2006
... expedition in search of the fabled North-West Passage to the Far East through the Canadian A rctic.1 The subsequent disappearance several m onths later of his tw o ships the Erebus and the Terror remained for years one of the m ost tantalizing mysteries of the nineteenth century. Following the last sighting...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., states do. This short essay considers some implications of American claims to the Arctic in our present Anthropocenic epoch, drawing on a late nineteenth-century US expedition to the Canadian archipelago to throw into relief some of the challenges of importing terrestrial ideologies to oceanic spaces...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in March 1854. It opened Shimoda and Hakodate as refueling stations for U.S. ships, promised assis­ tance to Americans shipwrecked or in distress on the Japanese coasts, and allowed for the eventual residence of a consul in Shimoda. In the official Narrative o f the Expedition o f an Am erican Squadron...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 21–34.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Polynesian peoples and my own Tongva ancestors, dating possibly from a time period analogous to that of the proposed Madoc expedition. In one sense the stories are similar, but the methodology by which these stories were researched and explored and the effective outcomes of the attendant process of discovery...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 91–108.
Published: 01 October 2021
... world surrounded by a “border” that demarcates a space often deeply traumatizing for the human members of the Southern Reach’s expeditions, who treat the area as dangerous and are “to attempt no outside contact, for fear of some irrevocable contamination.” 16 The biologist relates that when the area...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 58–70.
Published: 01 October 2019
... For the complete history of D’Arblay’s attempts to join the expedition to Saint-Domingue, see the letters spanning December 1801–March 1802 in Burney, Journals and Letters . 15 As Thompson points out, Burney’s distaste for political partiality rings odd, given her admiration for Edmund Burke, whose 1790...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (1): 14–22.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the general O rdinances of War, which regulated discipline in the royal army. 9As N. B. Lewis points out, the contemporary importance of the Durham Ordinances derived from the fact that they were issued by King Richard II while he was engaged in leading his first military expedition basically a massive...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 200–213.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the Spanish are my own. 2 Koch-Grünberg, Indianertypen ; Schultes, Where the Gods Reign . Schultes’s expedition took place in 1942–43, but the book was published in 1988. 1 The film starts when the young Karamakate meets Theo Von Martius and his translator, Manduka. The German is looking...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 102–115.
Published: 01 December 2005
... that the poem s equivocations represent a continuing effort to come to terms with the traumatic kernel that lies at its center. The plot of the poem follows a simple if inexplicable trajectory: A boy leaves home on a nut-gathering expedition, encounters a pristine bower of hazels in the woods...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2020
... has fought as a Christian knight. For example, he “won” Alexandria, Ayash, and Atalia; “campaigned” in Lithuania and Russia; and was at the “siege” of Algeciras. He has been in “many a noble expedition,” “fifteen mortal battles,” and “three . . . formal duels,” and fought a “heathen” in Turkey...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (3): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... expedition, at the invitation of United Irishman Wolfe Tone, nearly landed in Cork, but the fleet was dispersed by storms. Although many of the leaders of the United Irishmen were imprisoned, a popular uprising swelled again in Dublin in May 1798, beginning probably the most concentrated episode of violence...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 9–16.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the battle. As for the Geats, few, if any, escaped Frankish revenge. Perhaps one or two, anhangas like Beowulf, retu rn ed to G eatland to rep o rt the grim defeat. A large expedition com m anded by a king was exceptional in the early days of the Viking invasions. The Franks were to know larger and m ore...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 2004
... hisjob with Louis XIV and to help Charles because Mazarin has demoted him back to lieutenant and at fifty he feels like a disgruntled worker more than ever. His expedition to England is cast as a financial ven­ ture: he pays for it with a loan from Planchet, now a bourgeois grocer and moneylender, and he...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 39–57.
Published: 01 October 2023
.... “ Meteorology as Nationalism on the German Atlantic Expedition, 1925–1927 .” History of Meteorology 8 ( 2017 ): 124 – 44 . Hasnain Syed Ata . “ How the Indian Army Battles Extreme Winter Conditions .” Swarajya , January 30 , 2017 . https://swarajyamag.com/defence/how-the-indian-army-battles...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 113–120.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., colonialist fantasy. It is simply, som etim es, a fact of life on the ice. He tells of an Iñupiaq elder, Warren Matumeak, w ho was enlisted to help scientists on an am bitious expedition to survey an ice floe from several vantage points sim ultaneously, using a satellite, a remote-controlled aircraft, a team...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 53–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., but it is not the w h ole story. Not all faces are as easily read as M alvolio's is w hen he sm iles. Some faces are concealed. Shakespeare's other reference to W right's map also invokes W illiam Barents and his failed expedition in search o f a N ortheast Passage in 1596-97. The Dutch m ariner discov­ ered...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Franklin Bay Arctic Expedition (1881–84) and the particular fate of Charles Buck Henry on Ellesmere Island, the northernmost island in the Canadian archipelago. Refusing to provision with local foods or engage in collective strategies of survival, most of the crew died, Henry was executed for stealing food...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 189–198.
Published: 01 September 2014
... or com m ercial that make possible the fabrication of a geographical plan." The figurations of the expeditions and tours that make the map possible are gradually elim inated and the m ap "pushes away in to its prehistory or into its posterity, as if into the w ings, the operations 188 E ng lis h Lan g u...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 140–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that fishing expeditions paved the way for early modern maritime exploration and expansion, see Fagan, Fish on Friday ; for a similar argument from early twentieth-century Britain, see Williamson, Voyages of the Cabots . On a more immediate level, the alignment of battleships, merchantmen, and trawlers...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 18–32.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in manuscript and print even if not memorized at school. In Pamphilus the only character who could have prevented the rape instead steps aside, hiding out of sight, in order to expedite it. In contrast, Valentine conceals himself but briefly, then intervenes center stage to halt his friend s over­ wrought...