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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Indigenous languages ecology ethnobotany In the summer of 1888, a young man from Tuscarora, fresh on the job at the newly formed Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), 1 sat down in a small, smoky house at Six Nations, land deeded to His Majesty’s allies the Haudenosaunee on the Grand River in present...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., at the same time when the Language is reawakening, and during a great gathering-in of the People? How does it help us in this particular time? What is it we need to know? The poem continues: In this world out of balance, Ktsi Amiskw dreams a hard dream: a world without beavers. Then, far away, like...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 214–225.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Penelope Kelsey Abstract This essay brings Zayin Cabot’s concept of “ecologies of participation” into conversation with contemporary Mohawk- and Seneca-language films and language revitalization movements. For Indigenous peoples, these participatory events are often interactive storying of worlds...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2010
... its speaking. Legal words offer insight not only into legal ju ris­ diction, but also into the workings of language. Likewise, literary words and figures name ways that law speaks. One argues and reasons, one interprets and judges, in both language and law. One transgresses against law and against...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... us to e xa m in e in g re a te r detail and w ith greater sop histication the circula tion o f E nglish-language w rite rs th ro u g h o u t the w o rld .T h ird , it has a llo w e d us to no tice th a t m ig ra tio n and g lo b a liza tio n are engines o f lit­ erary in n o v a tio n as w e ll as c...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 79–81.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Arthur F. Kinney King Lear and the Naked Truth: Rethinking the Language of Religion and Resistance . By Judy Kronenfeld . Durham and London : Duke University Press , 1998 . Pp. 383. $64.95 . 0-8223-2027-4. Copyright © 2000 Regents of the University of Colorado 2000 March 2000...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Donald C. Baker Language and Stage in Medieval and Renaissance England . By Janette Dillon . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1998 . Pp. xiii + 272. $59.95 0-521-5933-44 Copyright © 2000 Regents of the University of Colorado 2000 80 English Language Notes BOOK REVIEWS...
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English Language Notes (2008) 46 (2): 89–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Karin Kukkonen Copyright © 2008 Regents of the University of Colorado 2008 B eyo n d La n g u a g e : M e t a p h o r a n d M e t o n y m y in C om ics S to ry tellin g K a r in K u k k o n e n Considering comics as language is a com m on approach in comics studies. Comics as we know them...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 October 2023
... jān mīkunīm mā] —Ghani Kashmiri When the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish noted, “The earth is closing in on us. . . . Where do the birds fly after the last sky?,” he captured a crucial condition in occupation. Where do birds of an occupied sky fly to, and how? As the habitat of land, language...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 69–92.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Robert W. Rix Copyright © 2005 Regents of the University of Colorado 2005 Decem ber 2005 69 THE CRUSONIAN ALPHABET: THOMAS SPENCE S GRAND REPOSITORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE In terms of mapping the progress of print culture in the eigh­ teenth century, the significance of spelling books...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 241–245.
Published: 01 March 2006
... emerges as a brilliant institutional critic. For the potential perversity o f the choice of languages confers all m anner of hidden advantages, addressing variously concerns about ways of breathing new life into the Christ film , seiz­ ing the high ground of "authenticity," and addressing foreign...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 59–70.
Published: 01 March 2009
... be teaching and w riting in just one language, there should be no autom atic assumption that this one lan­ guage w ould suffice, that it could encompass the full range of pertinent material. On the contrary, it seems reasonable to assume that many linguistic w indow s would open up in any given field o f...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 132–144.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Andrew Cowell Abstract This article examines an Indigenous origins narrative from central California. The text is an oral narrative about the theft of the sun by Coyote, recorded in the Central Sierra Miwok language. The article presents a formal analysis of the structure, language, and poetics...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 183–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Valenciennes, with Marguerite as a witness. Her use of fire as a metaphor to describe union with God foreshadows her death. Furthermore, The Mirror ’s emphasis on the insufficiency of language to describe the divine echoes Marguerite’s silence during her inquisitorial trial. However, these complaints against...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Rodrigo Lazo Abstract The article suggests that the fashionable use of the term Latinx overlooks the historical context of Spanish-language publications in which the gender distinction Latina/o is important. Focusing on the anonymously published Cartas de un Americano (London, 1826), a collection...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 9–19.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Adam Lowenstein Abstract This essay analyzes how George A. Romero, in his underrated psychological vampire film Martin , translates individual trauma (slow, process-based, unrecognized) into collective trauma (sudden, event-based, recognized) through a vocabulary of horror. The language of trauma...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 145–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... served their catechetical purposes, and in time they began to translate the Bible—in whole and in part—into American Indian languages. Therefore this article illustrates that to the present day Native Americans continue to receive the Bible actively and variously, attempting to fit it to their unfolding...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 178–185.
Published: 01 April 2020
... tradition, Riggs is often viewed as the expert on Dakota culture, language, and literature. The impulse to privilege Riggs is problematic, because it is a new iteration of settler colonialism and patriarchy that further oppresses the Dakota nation and delegitimizes its rich and complex literary traditions...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 231–236.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Darren Tofts Abstract Mashing up the languages of conceptual writing, new media poetics, performance art, and remixology artist Mark Amerika's “Remixing the I” flips the script on conventional forms of writing about subjectivity. In this work of artist theory, the author conducts an experimental...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 237–240.
Published: 01 March 2012
...David J. Gunkel Abstract Mashing up the languages of conceptual writing, new media poetics, performance art, and remixology artist Mark Amerika's “Remixing the I” flips the script on conventional forms of writing about subjectivity. In this work of artist theory, the author conducts an experimental...