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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel Copyright © 2012 Regents of the University of Colorado 2012 L o t s d a u g h t e r s a n d t h e M o t h e r s of D a v id ic D yn ast y in the Z o h a r : T he E n ig m a OF THE TERM TIQLA ! R u t h Ka r a -Iv a n o v K a n ie l To Lena and Zhenya, " 0 Fortuna...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 185–189.
Published: 01 March 2013
... snake poisons harm ­ less. W ith the proper term s and the right utterance syntax and inflections, ailm ents as diverse as a difficu lt labor, poverty, and powerlessness w ill yield to the com m and o f incan­ tations. Other poetic form ulas exist that can be used to compel people to agree w ith one's...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the term mystical (and ultimately of the term kenotic-mystical ), and after identifying a “deep kenosis” (or “kenosis without kenosis”) in the postmetaphysical kenotics of Vattimo and Marion, the article identifies a ground of “kenosis-charity-love” in the Greco-Islamic Theology of Aristotle , a text whose...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 143–145.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Joshua Javier Guzmán Abstract This brief meditation on Latino the word underscores a politics of loss at play in the emergence of the new term Latinx . The term Latinx reveals how a performance of negation, identified in the very telling word no in Lati no /Chica no , takes seriously the ex-factor...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 101–120.
Published: 01 October 2020
... appear to reinscribe a Western form of sovereignty based on exclusive territorial control. Both works offer alternative models of sovereignty and self-determination, however, in their depictions of cooperative, lithic alliance between stone and female consorts. Adopting the term lithic sovereignty...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Isabel Hofmeyr Abstract This article discusses the meanings and applications of the rubric hydrocolonialism . Starting with a South African poem as an example, the piece sets out a definition of the term before outlining the existing literary scholarship that could fall under its umbrella...
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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): 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 (2019) 57 (1): 21–36.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of an Anthropocene ocean. In this scholarly turn to the ocean, the concepts of fluidity, flow, routes, and mobility have been emphasized over other, less poetic terms such as blue water navies, mobile offshore bases, high-seas exclusion zones, sea lanes of communication (SLOCs), and maritime “choke points.” Yet...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Rodrigo Lazo Abstract The article suggests that the fashionable use of the term Latinx overlooks the historical context of Spanish-language publications in which the gender distinction Latina/o is important. Focusing on the anonymously published Cartas de un Americano (London, 1826), a collection...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., as a state of exception, from the modern Western (Protestant) idea that America was discovered by Europeans in the fifteenth century, or that America was ever “discovered” by anyone at all. This exceptionalist paradigm of discovery can be understood in terms of a “White Legend” that structurally depends...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... These writings operate in disparate modes and genres, do not always fit neatly within traditional understandings of “literature,” and are frequently fragmentary or incomplete—what the essay terms “archival excess,” which runs counter to the perceived lack of US Latinx literary and cultural production...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and literature, discussion of medieval music, historiography about the period, and so on have assessed the Middle Ages as a time of naïveté, superstition, and violence by individuals who were not fully formed. To this day, the term medieval carries the derogatory connotation of “primitive.” This language...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Agnieszka Tuszynska Abstract This article examines the politics of transgressive pleasure and desire in Claude McKay’s novel Romance in Marseille , as a response to what Achille Mbembe, departing from Foucault’s notion of biopower, has termed necropolitics. In the novel, the interlocking hegemonic...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Nissa Ren Cannon Abstract By the late 1920s steam travel was faster, more comfortable, and more affordable than ever before, and there were more shipping lines, operating more ships, than in the past. The major lines could not compete with one another in terms of cost or speed, so they wooed...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in the complexities of the lived religion of the region rather than as a dogmatic cohesion. 1 At the most basic level the term Mediterranean religion can be applied to those religions or mysticisms founded or widely practiced in the geography of the Mediterranean region. 2 Today, however, the highest...
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English Language Notes (2005) 42 (4): 62–75.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Richard Ellmann notes that although in their m arried lives the Stokers and Wildes did remain on social­ izing terms, the close relationship between Florence and Oscar became rather strained after Florence s acceptance of Bram s pro­ posal of marriage, and particularly after Florence s failure to deliv­...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of death-an attack on the Lollards had a repressive effect on w hat was a notable fluorescence of vernacular reli­ gious literary com position in late fourteenth-century England. Although many critics have expressed skepticism that Arundel's Constitutions produced a crippling censorship, the term he...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that one of the most famous textual cruxes in Shakespeare be resolved in terms of its context and possible source material, namely the Moor of Venice s comparing himself to either an Indian or ajudean: of one whose hand, Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away Richer than all his tribe . . J 4 English...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2012
... sexuality. W hat is com pelling about these docu­ ments is that although they function as authoritative statements seeking to regulate vari­ ance, each one falls short of being strictly canonical w ith in M orm onism , but each is also authoritative in such a way that it w ould be equally inaccurate to term...