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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 119–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... lied about many of the events in his memoir. His problem, I thought, was his earnest­ ness.The difference between him and Babel was enormous, and not because Babel's prose was labeled as fiction and Frey's wasn't. In my Fake M em oir class, I spared the students nothing fake. We read Frey and we read...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 61–74.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., httpnyti.m s/ Y9H18W. 3Jean de Joinville, Vie de Saint Louis, ed. J. Monfrin (Paris: Librairie Générale Française, 2002). Important discussions of Joinville's memoir in tension with this generic label can be found in Daisy Delogu, Theorizing the Ideal Sovereign: The Rise o f the French Vernacular Royal...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Noah Eli Gordon Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments of an author...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kerry Reilly Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments of an author...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Harrison Candelaria Fletcher Abstract In Praise of the Fake Memoir: Delusion and deception are not generally considered admirable qualities for memoirists, but should a memoir be considered without literary value simply because the author is delusional or a fraud? Can we separate moral assessments...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 82–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... With their blend of introspection and self-deception, Psalmanazar’s Memoirs (1764) index the changing social and cultural roles of opiates and the concept of addiction in eighteenth-century Europe and beyond. 31 But see also the enormous range of other “Indies drugs” detailed in Wallis, “Exotic Drugs...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 99–113.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Nicole Stamant Abstract Performing what Michele Elam calls “a refusal of historical amnesia,” Danzy Senna and Emily Raboteau expose how social justice and hospitality are constructed in and around what Pierre Nora calls lieux de mémoire . Engaging particular sites of memory in the American South...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 43–57.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of reforming the social structures that discredit women’s reason. Copyright © 2019 Regents of the University of Colorado 2019 natural education memoir Jean-Jacques Rousseau Mary Wollstonecraft marriage In his famous portrayal of Mary Wollstonecraft as a “female Werter,” William Godwin...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
...” ; and Marroquín Arredondo, Franco, and Mieri, Open Borders to a Revolution . For an engaging microhistory of the revolution in El Paso, Texas, see Romo, Ringside Seat to a Revolution . 2 Kanellos, “Brief History,” 100 . 1 Magnón originally wrote her memoir in Spanish. When she could not find...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 October 2019
... move from Indigenous and Chicanx materialist practices of remembrance in the Americas to textual figurations of memory in eighteenth-century novels. In her reading of Mary Wollstonecraft’s Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman (a novel in which nearly half of the chapters constitute the memoir that Maria...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 79–82.
Published: 01 December 2004
... some exceptions that prove the rule. Chapter 3 looks at autobiographies a genre that I would suggest is not necessarily heroic and thus is the most problematic but perhaps also the most provocative of this book. In it Rose reads the memoirs of four women M argaret Cavendish, Anne Fanshaw, Alice...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 69–91.
Published: 01 October 2022
... the “complicated and uncertain” alternative to war that Forster tried to articulate in his writings about India. 14 Drawing on Forster’s memoir of El-Adl, Baucom argues that in the postwar era Forsterian friendship between colonizer and colonized “exists in, or derives from, an act of remembrance...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 March 2006
... memoir, The W inged Seed. "Remembrance, was his sole answer when I asked him why."3 Li-Young Lee's entire body of w ork stands as a testament to the importance o f his father's directive. Lee's acute fascination w ith remembrance therefore positions his w ork fo r analysis through theoretical...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 175.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of mestizaje and muiatez, and fem inist theologies. Because officially sanctioned religious speech has been so tightly controlled by the Catholic church, these alternative theologies have often emerged in fic­ tion, poetry, memoir, and other creative form s as a collaboration between theologians and Latino...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... since "if she afforded an asylum and counsel to his enemies, the tra n q u ility of Syria could not be secured."39 Each party w ants to "secure" their interests against the other. Charles Meryon, Stanhope's doctor (he lived near her for alm ost 20 years and w rote a series of memoirs of her) explains th...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
... altercation on the streets of Fez. A confrontation with a messenger from the British government caused McKay to self-identify as “a bad nationalist.” 1 McKay was confronted by a North African man hired by the British government to keep tabs on persons traveling in the region. McKay’s memoir A Long Way...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
...; a revised edition ap p eared in A m sterdam (P. B runei) in 1720 and 1732. T he sets include h e r h u sb a n d s Mémoires, h e r Suite des Lettres nouvelles, galantes, historiques, an d som etim es h er own Mémoires. T h ere was also a 1761 edition in T he H ague (P. H usson, 8 vols (From Dictionnaire des...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Southerne, 2: 102. "'Observator, 3: 179, 1 (Wed. June 2, 1686). See also Harold Love, Roger L Estrange s criticism of Dryden s elocution, N&Q 246 (December 2001) 398-400. 6 An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, ed. B. R. S. Fone (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1968), 67. 7 M. Misson s Memoirs...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2015
... inent intellectuals, this m ix of memoir, sociological analysis, and critical th e o ry is relentlessly sm art and honest. Eribon explores class form ation and politics through the intimate lens of his fam ily history, tracking his own alienation from his parents, siblings, and schoolmates through his...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 47–50.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Kevin Sharpe, Criticism and Compliment: ThePolitics ofLiteraturein the England ofCharles I, (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1987) 128-35, and Andrew McRae, Literature, satire and the early Stuart state, (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004) 183-86. 14 George W. Johnson, Memoirs o fJohn Seiden (London, 1835) 161-62...