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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Quentin Verreycken;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    The charters of pardon or ‘remission letters’ granted by the king of France and the duke of Burgundy in the late Middle Ages have often been interpreted as a valuable source material to access to the lives, memories, and even the ‘voices’ of the ordinary people who did ...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Siobhan Holohan;
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    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 . 2019
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    Ella Fegitz;
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    This paper focuses on the representation of Karima El Mahroug, alias Ruby Rubacuori (‘Ruby Heartstealer’), in the online editions of three Italian newspapers ('Il Giornale, Repubblica, Corriere della Sera'). Karima/Ruby, a young woman originally from Morocco, was placed...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Andrew Murray Richmond;
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    Encounters with water shape the Middle English romances of' The Awntyrs off Arthure' and 'Sir Isumbras'. In the latter, rivers and the ‘Greek Sea’ serve to distinguish separate sections of the narrative: the river marks the point at which the titular hero’s family unit ...

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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 . 2017
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    Authors:
    Pavla Veselá;
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    In ‘Politics and Passions: The Stakes of Democracy’, Chantal Mouffe has argued that passions, rather than merely reason and interests, motivate people to act in politics and the only way to confront the mobilization of passions towards non-democratic ends by the Right i...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Smith, James L.; Howes, Hetta;
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    The articles in this Special Collection engage directly with the realities of water as they simultaneously explore its intellectual potential in various genres of medieval writing, from crusade chronicles to medieval romance. In this way they shed new light not only on ...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Jeff Diamanti;
    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    This article isolates an overlooked preoccupation in 1930s African American literature with America’s emergent energy system and a literary history of power indispensable to understanding today’s energy crisis as a social crisis. For George Schuyler, the physical power ...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Helen Rogers;
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    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 . 2016
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    Niall Flynn;
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    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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