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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ralph Bauer Abstract This position paper offers a reflection on Edmundo O’Gorman’s seminal La invención de América as a critique of the New World exceptionalism underwriting much of twentieth-century hemispheric American studies. It suggests that the paradigm of New World exceptionalism emerges, as...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 90–103.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Kelley Kreitz Abstract This essay analyzes the Havana-based literary weekly La Habana Elegante to consider the hemispheric dimensions of late nineteenth-century media change and the role that writers of Latin American descent played in it. As new electric media and improved print technology powered...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Geary Hobson Abstract This article provides a summary of Canadian First Nations writing and publishing within the context of Native American literature, with references to the entire area of Western Hemisphere Native writing. Admittedly, some readers and scholars will notice the omission of certain...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that grounded visions of progressive social change. Thinking of these writers balancing their national and pan-American aspirations challenges our parochialism and shows how the desire to contain chicanidad in space and time is part of a larger story about partitioning the hemisphere. 2 Since I...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 44–47.
Published: 01 October 2018
... but nongenealogical history of Latino writing. 2 In those early days, though, I never thought of myself as working in Latino studies per se—in part because my first graduate training was in African American studies, and I had yet to recognize the vital links between the two fields. Still, I felt a...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 October 2020
... American language of the eleventh century, as it appears they might be. 18 Finally, the runic inscriptions found in Greenland may well show signs of the influence of Kalaallisut, though again they provide very little basis for a project of dialect reconstruction. 19 Generally speaking, then, the...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 50–63.
Published: 01 October 2020
...’ Natives: The Malay Image in Anglo-American Travelogues and Colonialism in Malaya and the Philippines .” International Journal of Cultural Studies 10 , no. 3 ( 2007 ): 323 – 41 . Goldberg David . Racist Culture, Philosophy, and the Politics of Meaning . Oxford : Blackwell , 1993...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Angeles Spanish-speaking community was in hemispheric networks of circulation. The editors of Las Dos Repúblicas (or other Latino/a serials) did not even need to know who Darío was. Simply by virtue of subscribing to Latin American newspapers, editors welcomed the wave of modernismo into US Latino/a...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 25–27.
Published: 01 October 2018
... documentation undocumented Early in “Caroline’s Wedding,” a short story in Edwidge Danticat’s Krik? Krak! (1995), the Haitian-American narrator admits that “in my family, we have always been very anxious about our papers.” 1 When she received her US naturalization certificate, she wanted to run...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Elizabeth Costello , after all, chart Costello’s own peripatetic journeys on the global lecture circuit: in the first lesson, during which she delivers a lecture on realism, Costello has cause to respond acerbically to the North American presumption that she inhabits the “far edges” of the globe while...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... in the fields of Latin American studies, transnational American studies, and border studies. Generally speaking, US hemispheric scholarship has focused on US economic and political dominance in the hemisphere, resulting in an exciting body of work that has oriented American studies toward...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... : Routledge , 2008 . Ramos Julio . “ Hemispheric Domains: 1898 and the Origins of Latin Americanism .” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 10 , no. 3 ( 2001 ): 237 – 51 . Rediker Marcus , and Linebaugh Peter . The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
... continue to engage with the nation. As both cultural frame and political exigency, the nation continues to structure much of our institutional and material realities. Building on textual recovery in Latino studies (a key site for the further relevance of American and literary studies), “Latinx lives...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 28–43.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., these restrictions did not apply to nations in the Western Hemisphere, so that southwestern growers and railroad companies would still have access to cheap Mexican migrant labor. American agribusiness relied on migrant labor and therefore benefited from a relatively permeable national border. 18...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 63–74.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Argentina: Entre la hegemonía neoliberal de los años noventa y la ‘nacional y popular’ de la última década .” Antípoda revista de antropología y arqueología , no. 21 ( 2015 ): 21 – 48 . Canals Frau Salvador . “ Expansion of the Araucanians in Argentina .” In Handbook of South American Indians...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 October 2019
... history and hemispheric American studies, investigate the centrality of material objects to subaltern practices of memorialization. Taking a wooden pegboard presumably recovered from a colonial dwelling destroyed during King Philip’s War (1675–78) as “an emotionally resonant artifact of trauma,” Christine...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., alternatively, traces modernismo ’s emergence at the moment when the advent of electricity, the telephone, and the telegraph pressured notions of time and space in print. Even though the Latinx archive remains largely hidden to scholars outside Latino/a, Latin American, and hemispheric studies, its archival...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2020
... language as a methodology seeks to disrupt and intervene in the totalizing force of Latinity in the cultural imaginary and illustrate the creation of indigenx models in Central and South American Indigenous studies as defined by Penelope Kelsey. 5 Kelsey’s concept of indigenx praxis gestures to the...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (American) Museums in the Diaspora . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2001 . Davalos Karen Mary . “ The Landscapes of Gilbert ‘Magu’ Luján: Imagining Emplacement in the Hemisphere .” In Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert “Magu” Luján , edited by Cortez...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Grant became a trial to verify Peralta-Reavis’s identity. In her study of another contentious Spanish land grant case, María Montoya argues, “The problem of land grants in the American Southwest is largely a problem of translation.” 2 Reavis saw an opportunity to exploit this problem of translation...