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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Siobhan Holohan;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    Taking as its starting point Hannah Arendt’s (1994/1943) observations on the public response to the mass exile of Jews during World War Two, I argue that the UK’s mediatized reaction to those escaping conflict during the Mediterranean refugee crisis followed similar ide...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Niall Flynn;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    The question of subtitling has received little attention in Film Studies, despite being the primary means by which foreign-language cinema is experienced. Current literature focuses on important matters of language and translation, but there are other aspects that excee...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Elizabeth Poole; Eva Giraud;
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    This is an introduction to the 'Open Library of Humanities' Special Collection ‘Right-Wing Populism and Mediated Activism: Creative Responses and Counter-Narratives’. It provides an overview of key issues and debates in discussions of social media activism, specifically...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Helen Rogers;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    As mass digitization brings new opportunities for analysing criminal and convict records, this article considers how we can recover the personal histories of the convicted. It proposes ‘intimate reading’ as a complementary approach to large-scale data mining and distant...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Alicia Spencer-Hall;
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    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 . 2019
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    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 . 2018
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    Authors:
    Sarah Campbell;
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    Publisher: Open Library of 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
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    Authors:
    Ian Forrest;
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    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
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    Authors:
    Eva van Loenen;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    This article examines two authors’ perspectives on marriage and sexuality in Hasidic Judaism through the leading female characters in their semi-autobiographical novels: 'The Romance Reader' by Pearl Abraham and 'Hush' by Judy Brown. Each novel features an adolescent wo...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Mark West;
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    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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