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English Language Notes (1 September 2016) 54 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 2. The SS Kroonland of the Panama Pacific Line passes southward through the Panama Canal–Gaillard Cut on October 25, 1923. Wallace and Elsie Stevens are aboard. James Gordon Steese Family Papers. Courtesy of Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, Carlisle, Pennsylvania More
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 124–142.
Published: 01 October 2018
... coffeehouse, and the theater (also homes and the union hall). These Cuban (and Spanish and Italian) cultural and social values were passed on from one generation to the next within the community, and even to non-Cubans, via reverse assimilation. The outcome was an ethnic American social identity whose impact...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 25–27.
Published: 01 October 2018
... begun in their points of departure—locales that, in turn, developed paper regimes to regulate the arrival of those coming from the United States, as nineteenth-century travel writing makes abundantly clear. Throughout the hemisphere, passes for transit within territorial boundaries and passports to...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that it depended simultaneously on the belief that identity was indisputable and the reality that it was mutable. The tension these opposing forces created is precisely what precipitated Peralta-Reavis’s passing. Elaine Ginsberg affirms that “passing is about identities: their creation or imposition...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 28–43.
Published: 01 October 2018
... by “his fellow countrymen” (35), who unceremoniously undress in preparation for the showers, delousings, disinfections, medical inspections, and interviews required of each immigrant and migrant worker who routinely passes through “the gringo border station” (35) in El Paso. Naive and oblivious to...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 2. The SS Kroonland of the Panama Pacific Line passes southward through the Panama Canal–Gaillard Cut on October 25, 1923. Wallace and Elsie Stevens are aboard. James Gordon Steese Family Papers. Courtesy of Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, Carlisle, Pennsylvania...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 223–229.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to eventually pass to Diego de Cárdenas, her son and heir, she would become—if we are to follow didactic treatises dedicated to teaching women how to behave—a model for widows. 8 Books such as Carro de las donas ( The Chariot of Ladies , 1542)—an adaptation of the late fourteenth-century Llibre...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., navigational infrastructures, and the networks they serve—namely, those that facilitated the expansion and consolidation of Britain’s maritime empire—in order to make the abstract concrete and allow narrators and characters to pass through impasses, physical and metaphysical, and clarify vision. Hanley, on the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 209–213.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the two, they forgot their fish, and it made its way to the sea, burrowing away. (v. 62) Then when they had passed beyond, he said to his servant, “Bring us our meal. We have certainly met with weariness on this journey of ours.” (v. 63) He said, “Didst thou see? When we took refuge at the rock...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... as quarantine ramparts against disease and “undesirable aliens.” As this article argues, such hydrocolonial formations had far-reaching effects not only in terms of sustaining racialized ideologies but also in terms of how books and printed matter that had to pass through port-city regimes came to be...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 April 2018
... rippling water, which also appears in the Heikhalot , though only as a passing metaphor. 10 Both techniques appear together in Moses de León’s commentary on the divine chariot in Ezekiel: The living beings darting to and fro with the appearance of sparks [or: like a flash of lightning ] (Ezekiel 1...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 183–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
... were a theatrical work (since, in the theater, the language of the text is both seen and heard), how would the transmutation of its allegorical characters—some of whom pass away in divine union (the Soul) or die of bewilderment (Reason)—sound or look like in a performance of the text? Could the...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Kafadar, who quotes Elvan Çelebi (d. 1359), a Sufi master from the Baba’is order: “When writing of the passing away of his father, Aşık Paşa, Elvan Çelebi cannot find a better image than ‘Armenians, Jews, and Christians’ crying and asking, ‘Where is our sheikh.’” 12 In this narrative it is the Muslim...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Eagle Pass, Texas, and eventually made his way to Mexico City to attend law school. In the first volume of his memoir, Ulises criollo (1935), he recalls with great ambivalence his time in the border region. In a theme familiar in Latin American letters more generally, he lauds the modern accoutrements...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... involved; of course there are. But racism consolidates a lot of grievances, and those grievances become an excuse for racism. And once Trump wins, it’s almost as if there has been a free pass given on explicit racism—there’s so much going on that people don’t have the time to call out every incident; there...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 140–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... anticipates Ian Baucom’s formulation, similarly informed by Atlantic historical experience, of a philosophy of history in which “time does not pass, . . . it accumulates” ( Specters of the Atlantic , 34 ). But where Baucom’s Atlantic temporality remains resolutely historical, Eliot’s poem seeks to dissolve...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... not be seen nor could we see where to pass, but all was water, and everywhere very deep. In sum, it was a great imprudence to cross there, especially with the wagons, for by just veering a little from the course all would have been lost. In fact, one of the wagons [hers, as a matter of fact] did get...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 67–82.
Published: 01 April 2018
... beracha (whose root letters are ברכ), passed down to the bechor (בכר), the firstborn, from generation to generation—from Abraham to Isaac to Jacob and onward. 34 The transmission of this “Presence-vehicle-blessing” contains the experiential keys that can unlock our original human condition that...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
....” More remarkable is a point made almost en passant, proffering insights about a LatinXness in transit and its temporary identifications. Mr. Coyote mentions that “many children passed through with the papers of Puerto Ricans or Dominicans.” Martínez does not untangle the degrees of otherness that...