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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 133–142.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (5.127–28). This new form evokes both a distant past—the Egyptian queen Berenice and her similarly storied lock—and a projected future, but its present relationship to a recognizably human shape is metaphoric at best. The poem concludes, then, by promising transcendence of the mundane and by reminding...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 132–144.
Published: 01 April 2020
... California’s Sierra Nevada several thousand years ago. The article also provides a general contextualization of the themes of the text in relation to California and western North American coyote stories and origins stories more generally. Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Amber Meadow Adams Abstract Kanyen’keha and Onoñda’gega’ versions of the Haudenosaunee story of Earth’s creation transcribed in the late 1880s by J. N. B. Hewitt contain ethnobotanical detail not present in many other recorded versions of the story. They also, especially the version told...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Craig Santos Perez Abstract This essay focuses on the creation story of the Indigenous Chamorro people from the western Pacific Island of Guam. The essay presents and analyzes the deeper meaning of the story of Puntan and Fu’una as they birth the island of Guam and the Chamorro people. Moreover...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 215–224.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Cathrine O. Frank Copyright © 2010 Regents of the University of Colorado 2010 Privacy, C h a ra c te r , a n d th e Ju risd ictio n o f th e Self: A STORY OF THE D O O R IN Th e S trange Ca se of D r . J ekyll and M r . H yde C a t h r in e O. F r a n k The com m on law has always...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 209–213.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Aun Hasan Ali Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 Al-Kahf (18, vv. 60–82) is often cited as the locus classicus for Muslim discussions about the relationship between mysticism and doctrine. This passage in the Qur’an tells the story of an encounter between...
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Published: 01 October 2022
Figure 2. Visibility from outside Aali Mall’s double-story coffee shop (2020). Photograph by the author. More
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 48–55.
Published: 01 September 2004
... CH OPIN S STORY OF AN H O U R It is a critical commonplace that Louise Mallard s death at the end of Kate Chopin s Story of an H our results from Louise s shock at seeing her husband Brently, reported dead in a train wreck, walk in the front door of the Mallard house. For instance, M adonne M...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Cheryl Savageau Abstract When I listen to the old stories, I am struck by the attention the Ancestors gave to the world around them, and how that informs the old stories, how the Ancestors were reading the Land. The Land, for us, is epistemologically and ontologically primary. That is to say, we...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 85–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Benjamin Fraser Copyright © 2009 Regents of the University of Colorado 2009 Mo d e r n is t L iq u id it y M eets L iq u id Mo d e r n it y : F rom the Occult Stories of L eopoldo L U G O N E S TO THE FLUIDITY OF M o d e r n U rban L ife B en jam in F raser The ancients used to say, as w ill...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ahmet Cem Durak Abstract It has long been known that Muslim scholars used rabbinic literature in what is called Isra’iliyyat in the Islamic tradition. They used these sources as legitimate details of the Qur’anic stories. Less well known is how later Islamic scholars incorporated these sources...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 139–149.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Ellen Lansky Abstract This essay situates Ernest Hemingway’s iconic “Hills Like White Elephants” as a short story about drinking. From this perspective, Hemingway’s story enables readers to experience a personal and deeply felt emotional engagement with the characters, the scene, and the situation...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 150–163.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Anthony Cunningham Abstract This essay considers devotional addiction in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day . The novel tells the story of Mr. Stevens, a constant English butler in a rapidly changing world. Having spent his best years in service to Lord Darlington, he must adjust...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 71–85.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Alvin Henry Abstract This article intervenes in the debates on African American memory. After Hurricane Katrina, African Americans had to flee the Gulf, and this created a contemporary new diaspora, which shattered the traditional means of transmitting memories—extended families’ stories...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of territorial and national wealth. Nueva Argirópolis is one part of a cinematographic project that brought together twenty-five directors for the occasion of the bicentennial of the Argentine revolution. Martel’s eight-minute story takes as its point of departure the ideas of Sarmiento, one of the founders...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 145–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... cultural stories. Ultimately, it has not lost its potency, nor have they lost their power to consider it on their own terms. Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020 Bible American Indian reception Christianity resistance reinterpretation The Christian invaders...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 178–185.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Sarah Hernandez Abstract This article provides a comparative close reading of Ella Deloria’s and Stephen Riggs’s translations of the ancient and sacred Dakota creation story “Fallen Star.” Although Deloria, a fluent Dakota/Lakota speaker, published several books on the Dakota oral storytelling...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 7–21.
Published: 01 October 2019
... said to have survived an Indigenous attack during King Philip’s War (1675–78). Using decolonizing methodologies, it conveys dramatically more complex conceptions of the past—and of ongoing Indigenous presence and resilience—than stories devised and maintained by Euro-American antiquarians have...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 214–225.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Penelope Kelsey Abstract This essay brings Zayin Cabot’s concept of “ecologies of participation” into conversation with contemporary Mohawk- and Seneca-language films and language revitalization movements. For Indigenous peoples, these participatory events are often interactive storying of worlds...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 119–138.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Pavel V. Basharin Abstract This article examines the story of Iblīs’s disobedience in early Sufism. The motif of justifying and condemning Satan is a characteristic feature of the ideological heritage of some Sufis. The first Sufi line estimates Satan as a sufferer and a sacrifice of God’s...