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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 October 2020
... cultural contact in the defined period, particularly the oral traditional evidence of Indigenous communities. The project’s investigations will apply the emerging protocols for research ethics and for reciprocity with Indigenous communities, and they will aim to historicize and challenge settler notions...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 186–199.
Published: 01 April 2020
...José Antonio Mazzotti Abstract This article presents some results of a long-term research project on the Iskonawa, a Peruvian Amazon community that until recently many specialists considered gone. The few living speakers hold a world of knowledge and oral tradition that a team of Peruvian...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 214–225.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., whether told in film, social media, or oral tradition. As a particularly salient example, the essay considers Mohawk director Karahkwenhawi Zoe Hopkins’s adaptation of Star Wars: A New Hope in Star Wars Tsyorì:wat IV—Yonhská:neks (2013) in a comparative analysis with both the Navajo-language Star Wars...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of Western versus Indigenous thought but to demonstrate that etuaptmumk accesses the complete picture. I attempt throughout this article to analyze and write with both eyes wide open. Out of the Western eye I turn to the current rich traditions on our understanding of language and orality through the works...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 178–185.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... As an ethnologist and linguist, Riggs transformed the rich and complex Dakota oral storytelling tradition into a static cultural artifact. This article examines how Deloria corrected Riggs’s work to incorporate tribally specific beliefs, values, and worldviews into a new interpretation of “Fallen Star.” Copyright...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 9–16.
Published: 01 June 2001
... understanding of the authors different points of view. The earliest narrative, and the progenitor of the confinen- 12 English Language Notes DIAGRAM A: MAGOUN S TWO-SOURCE THEORY The Battle Geat-English Oral Tradition I 1Beowulf Liber Monstrorum Frankish Tradition I Gregory of Tours 1 Liber Historiae tal...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 132–144.
Published: 01 April 2020
... there is a considerable range of fire/sun stealers, as can be seen in Merriam’s 1910 collection. 8 Coyote himself is a key figure in many Native American oral traditions. That prominence perhaps reaches its apex in the myth traditions of central California. 9 As a figure specifically in creation narratives...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 18–32.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Wisdom? Oral Tradition, Literary Tradition: A Symposium, eds. Hans Bekker-Nielson, et al. (Odense: Odense UP, 1977) 31. 17 Shippey 33. 18 Fred C. Robinson, Beowulf and the Appositive Style (Knoxville: U of Ten­ nessee P, 1985) 5. 19 Kemp Malone, Words of Wisdom in Beowulf," Humanoria: Essays in Lit­...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 32–36.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to Chemistry within the Human Brain, Journal of American Folklore 109 (1996): 440-49; Dante s Cato and the Disticha Catonis," Deutsches Dante-JahrbuchTo (2000): 125-32; and Ubiquitous Format? What Ubiquitous Format? Chaucer s Tale ofMelibee as a Proverb Collection, Oral Tradition, 17 (2002): 169-207. I...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 68–70.
Published: 01 March 2001
... attention. BROWNING S BEATRICE SIGNORINI AND EMERSON S EXPERIENCE Despite certain affinities in sensibility and perspective e.g., their intuitionism, their radical individualism, their interroga­ tion of religious and m oral traditions contact between Em erson and Browning was surprisingly meager...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the month! Rather, what I will do here, in my own pseudocritical fashion, is set up some four areas to keep in mind as we examine just what ’Skin literature has been/is about. To wit:  Pre-Columbian to the 1770s. The days of the oral tradition.  1772 to 1968. Early groundbreaking works...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., one to which Jim and Huck would have to have been exposed while living at the edge of civilization n ear the Mississippi River. Perhaps such inform a­ tion was theirs to learn as p art o f an oral tradition am ong set­ tlers establishing their households on or near the frontier in the 1840s. W hether...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 7–21.
Published: 01 October 2019
... meanings not in isolation but in resonance with an abundance of colonial remembrances that have coalesced across a thick terrain of historical societies and museums, stone and metal markers and memorials, old houses, family heirlooms, oral traditions, manuscript and printed records, and formations...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (4): 90–94.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of the ideological importance of metrics. Choosing a four-beat over a five-beat line, or identi­ fying o n e s work as a ballad, song, or ch an t is never simply an aesthetic decision. Composing with the four stress line associ­ ates an author with an oral tradition which is fu rth er linked in the dialectical...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 253–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... exist with respect to this fluidity. So far this discussion has focused on mining texts written in Arabic to determine the utility and parameters of Mediterranean religion. Yet there are numerous other types of texts (i.e., visual, oral traditions) that such a consideration leaves out. For example...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 70–73.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND EMERSON S EXPERIENCE Despite certain affinities in sensibility and perspective e.g., their intuitionism, their radical individualism, their interroga­ tion of religious and m oral traditions contact between Em erson and Browning was surprisingly meager. Several inci­ sive references to Brow ning s...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 33–36.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and Riddles, Spiritus Mundi: Essays on Litera­ ture, Myth, and Society (Bloom ington: In d ian a UP, 1976) 123-47. 21All o f the early m o d ern riddles given h ere are ind ex ed a n d /o r q u o ted in English Riddles from Oral Tradition, ed. A rcher Taylor (Berkeley: U o f Cali­ fo rnia P, 1951). 22For B...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the desires to express memory and experience individually in each generation, another voice is given to it, a voice both inclusive and exclusive of oral tradition, one that picks up after the pause of oral tradition and carries on the story of particular tribes and what life is in that generation.” 5 I...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 166–180.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ( 2013 ): 706 – 24 . Davila Carl . “ The Andalusi Turn: The Nūba in Mediterranean History .” Mediterranean Studies 23 , no. 2 ( 2015 ): 149 – 69 . Davila Carl. “ The Andalusian Music in Fez: The Preservation of a Mixed Oral Tradition .” PhD diss., Yale University , 2006...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the endangered communities in the Peruvian Amazon. Since 2010 Mazzotti and a team of researchers have been collecting Iskonawa oral tradition. In this article he analyzes two narratives of origin and survival that explain the Iskonawa’s relationship with nature and its fundamental role in shaping their social...