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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Edmundo O’Gorman invention of America discovery in international law and science hemispheric American studies New World exceptionalism There is a hardy Anglo-American tradition that conceives of the origins of America as the result not of a conquest but of a discovery. Thus, Anglophone historians...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 200–213.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the Americas understand the world that surrounds them. Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020 song travel origin narrative Amazon Ayahuasca E mbrace of the Serpent (2015) centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, and two scientists, Theo and Evan, 1 who are...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 90–103.
Published: 01 October 2018
... an expanding and interconnected world of print, La Habana Elegante mediated a hemispheric, Spanish-speaking print culture, especially through its foreign correspondence from New York City. The periodical defined that print culture through a notion of latinidad that bridged Latin America and the...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the mind’s most creative capacities, catalyzed by participation in struggles for change.” 50 For example, while Moscow may have hoped to spread socialism by helping disparate peoples recognize their related exploitation through the language of class, Black people in the Americas alone had already...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... climax of the novel. “Whatever happens,” Julia, shocked by the audience, tells herself, “this performance will not last forever.” Though audience members from Africa, Europe, and North America join the children onstage, performatively constructing some sort of global community of ritualized possession...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 114–126.
Published: 01 October 2019
... America , 47 – 54 . Albany : State University of New York Press , 1992 . Sacks Oliver . “ Speak, Memory .” New York Review of Books , February 21 , 2013 . www.nybooks.com/articles/2013/02/21/speak-memory . Santner Eric L. Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
... archive. 1 Raul Coronado maintains that Latino writing requires an expanded understanding of literature and textuality ( World Not to Come ). 2 Gruesz, “What Was Latino Literature?,” 336, 339 . 3 Lazo, “Invention of America Again,” 754–55 . In his excellent assessment of the...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 April 2019
... waters for South America’s silver mines and Europe’s metropoles, and is resuscitated only after World War II. This is not the case, however. If we replace “strong,” accepted definitions of modernism based on select formal devices and canonical authors with more flexible approaches attuned to micro...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., from cultural groups who inhabited the Americas prior to European colonization—and whom I cite throughout this article. The term with a small i has casually been applied to the inhabitants of early medieval England, but such an application contravenes scholars of decolonization, such as Wilson, Tuck...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 146–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... , 2017 . Snyder Terri L. The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . Steinberg Philip E. “ Of Other Seas: Metaphors and Materialities in Maritime Regions .” Atlantic Studies 10 , no. 2 ( 2013 ): 156 – 69...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 99–113.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., according to the last census, had surpassed Harlem as America’s black Mecca”; Atlanta, the city to which some of her relatives fled after Hurricane Katrina ( S , 259). “Say the names of those cities yourself,” Raboteau implores the reader: “Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery—and try not to conjure the mythic...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 71–85.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes . New York : Grand Central , 2011 . Hartnell Anna . “ When Cars Become Churches: Jesmyn Ward’s Disenchanted America; An Interview .” Journal of American Studies 50 , no. 1 ( 2016 ): 205 – 18 . Henderson Mae . “ Toni Morrison’s Beloved...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
... everyone else had failed; a lot of trouble for the inhabitants of the two Americas you have dammed up within your giant locks. —John Dos Passos, “Homer of the Transsiberian” “C’est le crach du Panama que fit de moi un poète!” (It’s the Panama panic that made me a poet!) exclaims the speaker of...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 1960 . Rivera John-Michael . The Emergence of Mexican America: Recovering Stories of Mexican Peoplehood in U.S. Culture . New York : New York University Press , 2006 . Roybal Karen R. Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 50–63.
Published: 01 October 2020
... North America; because it would naturally enough occur to the wild people of every country, that by this practice they might render themselves terrible to their enemies: Nor will this prove that the Cherokees are descended from the ancient Britons. — Thomas Percy, Northern Antiquities: or, A...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 October 2020
... cultures of the Arctic and the Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island (known to settlers as North America) and Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland). 10 Precisely because there is so little written evidence of contact between the Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere and the medieval European peoples of the...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2020
... colonization of the Indigenous populations of the Americas. Mignolo discusses the “colonization of space” and how European mapping, combined with bureaucratic administration systems, became a way to justify colonization. The European and Spanish colonization of space is a “territorial conception attached to...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., “South Africa’s Indian Ocean.” 4 Bystrom and Hofmeyr, “Oceanic Routes.” 5 “Hydro Colony” and “Hydro Colony—Ear Falls (1957).” 6 Pritchard, “From Hydroimperialism,” abstract. 7 For apposite examples of this point, see Deckard, “Latin America” ; and Pritchard, “From...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., Tell Me How It Ends , 12 . 5 Gordon, “70,000 Kids Will Show Up Alone.” 6 Luiselli, Tell Me How It Ends , 7 . 7 Luiselli, Tell Me How It Ends , 40 . 8 Robertson, Passport in America , 3 . 9 Torpey, Invention of the Passport , 2–3 . 10 Luiselli, Tell...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 October 2020
... approach for non-Indigenous scholars rather than as an epistemically grounded and politically active set of methodologies. Indigenous studies is now a well-established academic discipline with a global focus that includes Indigenous peoples throughout the Americas, the Pacific, and Sami communities in...