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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and closed model of nationhood gives way to a more multidirectional, multicultural, and multilingual sensibility when the migrant’s perspective takes center stage. “The Migrant as Colonist: Dystopia and Apocalypse in the Literature of Mass Migration,” Anam’s exploration of the tropes of apocalypse...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 35–47.
Published: 01 September 2009
... theater. Mountebanks were itinerant perform ers who traveled throughout Europe in the early m od­ ern period and usually performed on outdoor public stages, or banks, hence their name.6 But what distinguishes mountebanks from other troupes of actors is that the central part of their performance...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Lisa Shaw Copyright © 2011 Regents of the University of Colorado 2011 W h a t does t h e baiana h ave? Josephine Baker and the perform ance of A fro -B r a z ilia n Female S u b je c tiv ity on Stage L isa S h a w Introduction O n M a y 10, 1939, in th e e lite v e n u e o f th e U rea C...
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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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Published: 01 October 2022
Figures 3–5. Ghalia al-Haji tailoring outfit in different stages (Manama, 2018). Left: Ghalia at the tailor with her daughter for a brova ; center: still image from the second brova ; right: Ghalia wearing the final garment. Photographs by the author. More
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2021
...David B. Hobbs Abstract Reassessing Claude McKay’s writing about North Africa, this article contends that McKay saw sites in this region as uniquely felicitous to staging conversations between global socialism and the Black diasporic avant-garde. His attention to site-specific interracial urban...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the Carmelite Order that she initiated in 1562. To understand how Teresa was able to combine contemplation and action it is necessary to investigate her main mystical writings in light of the major stages of her career as a reformer. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 action...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 April 2019
... seafaring literature and broaden our understandings of modernism generally. By way of illustration the essay examines the British author James Hanley’s 1938 novel Hollow Sea , which centers on a merchant ship turned troopship during World War I. In its staging of maritime technologies and infrastructures...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 33–41.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., in the public th eater of 1595, the gentlem en seated upon the stage during a perform ance o f A Midsummer Night s Dream would have registered palpable terro r as the play drew toward its close.1In fact, if they did n o t register fear at the faeries en­ trance, they had not com m on sense enough to serve...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 74–76.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., and staging. The editors explain that each of the twenty-one essays contributes to our understanding of Shakespeare in the theatre, which is the main concern of Marvin Rosenberg s life work. In selecting the essays the editors have not been satisfied with a narrow definition of the plays in the theatre...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and dramatically effective pluralism. But were the bodies tied to a realistic trunk or tree prop? Jacobean conventions of hanging bodies on trees, and the practical problems of staging this scene provide strong ar­ guments for the use of some sort of trellis, an accepted stage convention for tree. A trellis would...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Figures 3–5. Ghalia al-Haji tailoring outfit in different stages (Manama, 2018). Left: Ghalia at the tailor with her daughter for a brova ; center: still image from the second brova ; right: Ghalia wearing the final garment. Photographs by the author. ...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 180–192.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to make his names (to use his own odd and arresting term) correct. In con­ clusion, I suggest that Stoppard s brilliant nam ing is supremely relevant to the purposes of the play as a whole. If we can disregard the corpse on the stage-within-the-stage, the first characters to appear are the two theatre...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2004
... likens himself to a thief or a trai­ tor who abroad hath done/Treason, and durst n o t tam e to whence h ee is fled (11. 3-4).7 Since he cannot return to the scene of his crimes, he is placed in a prison, another word for the alem­ bic or still. Lyndy Abraham defines prison as that stage of the opus...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 20–26.
Published: 01 September 2004
... by Feste in the guise of Sir Topas. Most editors and commentators would take the identification of Malvolio with puritanism as self-evident. However, his status as a stage puritan has lately been challenged in Kristen Poole s wideranging study of dissenting religion in sixteenth- and seventeenthcentury...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2007
... m ust have authored the play because it narrates the founding revolution o f the Black Republic and was staged by a black theatrical unit.4 This demonstrates that the archive organizes knowledge according to the logic of the national im aginary even as it constitutes part of w hat is said...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 83–95.
Published: 01 June 2005
... international fame was Ira Aldridge, and his presence on the international stage was particularly im portant because it overturned the accepted belief that blacks were inferior in acting ability to whites. Aldridge, who fabricated a story about his royal lineage to gain access to the British theater scene...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 79–81.
Published: 01 September 2001
... o f the first critics to offer detailed assessments of Shakespeare plays on film and television (in Watching Shakespeare on Television [1993]) as well as on stage (Shakespearean Interpretation as Performance [1992 In his latest book, Shakespeare and the Two Traditions, Coursen discusses how...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 19–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., including many from the United States, and in thinking about this as a planet-wide ecology, it is worth looking outside a strictly text-based medium to engage a distributive process that not only reuses the old but also explodes in all conceivable directions, in all conceivable venues. Staging I begin w ith...
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English Language Notes (2007) 45 (2): 65–76.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Selena.3 Performing Selena is a hum bling experience, an honor to step on stage every tim e I feel Selena's spirit because she meant so much to the gay com m unity. Plus, you know, I perform Selena because I look just like her. I'm brown, have full lips, I've got the Selena moves. Maria continued...