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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... stipulation that letrados had to make their way to the city—in this case Mexico City—repeats the omission of border Mexicans from Mexican and more broadly Latin American history that Villegas de Magnón and others fought against. It also neglects the severe political persecution so many opposition letrados...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the Spanish empire, the Argentine government summoned twenty-five film directors to shoot eight-minute short films that ended up forming a two-hundred-minute mosaic of styles and voices. 3 These short films were screened in more than 125 theaters across the country. With respect to the inspiration and idea...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Écossais lodges maintained by exiled Jacobites. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 Jonathan Swift Chevalier Ramsay Scots-Irish Freemasonry Solomonic-Cabalistic-Lullist traditions political opposition and government persecution The Brotherhood begins to revive...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 24–43.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., and transfening her sexual curiosity and masochistic eroticism to Caleb. 5 Godwin innovates Gothic conventions by placing Caleb in the female role of Gothic heroine and victim. Such revisions also underscore the political-literary implications of the work, as many recent critics have focused upon Caleb...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of University Professors . “ COVID-19 and Academic Governance .” May 2021 . https://www.aaup.org/report/covid-19-and-academic-governance . Amnesty International . “ Covid-19: Pandemic Restrictions Magnified Discrimination against Most Marginalized Groups .” May 31 , 2022 . https://www.amnesty.org...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 48–64.
Published: 01 April 2024
... in the nation-building projects of southern Africa. It takes up the hopeful period of liberation struggle leading up to Zimbabwe’s independence, and then the ensuing years of government-sponsored massacres in Matabeleland, with the persecution of Ndebele civilians and political dissidents, particularly...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 23–39.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the resources to rebuild that relation between justice and law in our time. Where was this identity of law and justice to be found? Ironically, in the Hebrew Bible. I say "iro n ica lly" because precisely the opposite charge has been made against it, in particular. The rhetoric is fam iliar: the letter...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 16–38.
Published: 01 April 2022
....” 25 Dent’s representation of drunkenness as the diametric opposite to godliness was consistent with an emergent vernacular Calvinism that, in its framing by polarities, vindicated more general tendencies within public life toward political conflict, religious “apartheid,” and cultural...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... also was for them an upstart and autocrat who "mediated a severe persecution of the C hristians."13 In this context, Zenobia can be seen as protesting colonialism and advocating for home rule. The British furthe r paid tribute to Zenobia's political spirit, education, wisdom, and to her dignity after...
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English Language Notes (2024) 62 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 April 2024
... Saamaka freedom and autonomy one hundred years before the abolition of slavery. However, the Saamaka have struggled against persistent attempts at ecocide by the Dutch colonial government and then, since independence, by the Surinamese state. This article highlights the plight of tribal and Indigenous...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of founding a new house that would observe the strict life of asceticism and prayer of the original Carmelite Rule (32.10). Christ earnestly commanded her to work for this end despite any opposition she might encounter (32.11–18 and all of 33). Like Catherine, Teresa began locally, that is, with a campaign...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 133–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... o f an im perial cartographic im pulse asso­ ciated w ith globalization as she vivid ly brought to light the political, economic, and social inequalities and upheavals resulting from such m apping in her aw ard-w inning 2006 novel H a lf o f a Yellow Sun.2 In this novel, set against the historical...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 March 2010
..." to articulate a new Soviet m orality and construct patterns of feeling appropriate to the "N e w Soviet Person."1 However, the attem pt to deploy m elodram a as a vehicle fo r political agitation had to contend w ith its propensity to bring into being an affec­ tive charge that functioned to destabilize...