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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kit Yee Wong;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    This article examines the political role of illness in Émile Zola’s La Faute de l’abbé Mouret (The Sin of Father Mouret, 1875) in articulating the difference between a religious and a secular body. Published in the early French Third Republic (1870–1940), this novel sho...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Bettina Bildhauer;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
    Country: United Kingdom

    The research for this work was funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Arts and Humanities Research Network Grant 64992. This article sets the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) (2021) Act in the context of historical imaginations both of menstruation and of...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Alicia Spencer-Hall;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    Nancy Bradley Warren (2005: 133) maintains that ‘female spirituality and the revelations of holy women were valuable, and extremely valuable, sources of symbolic capital’ in the pre-modern era. In this article, I dissect the ways in which various authors harnessed the ‘...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Sarah Campbell;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    While 2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) in Northern Ireland, it also marks the fiftieth anniversary of the civil rights movement and the protests of 1968. One of the key innovations of the Agreement is that it makes i...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Tom Lubek;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    By situating De Witt Douglas Kilgore’s understanding of ‘astrofuturist’ American SF within the context of the postwar ‘Great Acceleration’ and petromodernity, this article reads astrofuturism’s extraterrestrial frontier as an energy frontier. Building on Jason Moore’s w...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Marta Arnaldi;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    The words contagion ('to touch together') and translation ('to carry across') share a common course of action and meaning, i.e. that of breaking what 'should be joined or joining [what] should be separate' (Douglas, 1996: 113). In a continuous yet imperceptible way, ide...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ian Forrest;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    An afterword to the special collection 'New Approaches to Medieval Court Records'. The piece reflects on the role of law courts in medieval and early modern state formation, and offers critical assessment of the state of the field, examining chronological and geographic...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Burrows, Toby;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
    Country: United Kingdom

    This article examines issues affecting the reuse of data relating to collections of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in libraries, museums and archives. These manuscripts are increasingly being made available in digital formats, although the extent is perhaps less t...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Lizzie Seal; Alexa Hannah Leah Neale;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
    Country: United Kingdom

    This article explores the role of ‘colonial common sense’ (Stoler, 2008) in racialising men of colour in capital cases in twentieth-century England and Wales. Following the First World War psychiatric and psychological discourses became more prominent in both the crimin...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Mark West;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    This article argues that in 'Station Eleven', the apocalypse brought by the Georgia Flu does not lead to revelation. Organized around a close reading of a scene in which a character named Miranda explicitly links the economic collapses of 2007–8 and the collapse occasio...

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