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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Authors:
    Claire P. Curtis;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    The creation of superior societies and communities in which bodies live better and thrive depends on richly detailed accounts of imagined societies including flexible theories of justice that can be used to evaluate them. Both Kim Stanley Robinson’s '2312' (2012) and C....

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

    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 . 2018
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    Authors:
    Matthew Mullins;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    While critiques of neoliberalism have acknowledged its departure from classical liberalism in terms of economic policy, they have failed to recognize its distinctive form of humanism, especially as enacted through the concept of freedom. This essay argues that, because ...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Lammes, Sybille; de Smale, S.; LS Mediatheorie; ICON - Media Studies;
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    Country: Netherlands

    To date, game studies has largely undertheorized the co-production of postcolonial stories, exploration, and mapping in games. Furthermore, as has been noted before (Carr, 2006), the work that has been done on postcolonialism and play so far often leaves the player out ...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Jeff Diamanti;
    Country: Netherlands

    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 . 2021
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    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 . 2019
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    Authors:
    Ella Fegitz;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    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 . 2017
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    Authors:
    Pavla Veselá;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    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 . 2021
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    Authors:
    Katharine Anne Murphy;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    Vicente Blasco Ibáñez’s La barraca (The Cabin, 1898) presents a vivid portrait of the struggles of the rural population of the Valencian huerta. When the local people prevent a plot of land from being cultivated as an act of popular resistance against the landowning cla...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Holohan, Siobhan;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
    Country: United Kingdom

    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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