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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 . 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 . 2018
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    Authors:
    Andrew Murray Richmond;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    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 . 2021
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    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 . 2016
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    Authors:
    Valerie Mendelson;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    At the same time that Aby Warburg was assembling his library and organizing his 'Bildatlas Mnemosyne', art critics and writers theorized late nineteenth-century collecting in Paris in metaphoric terms. Over and again, art collections were described as a bouquet, a conve...

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  • publication . Article . 2022
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    Authors:
    Camilla Mørk Røstvik; Bee Hughes; Catherine Spencer;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities
    Country: United Kingdom

    During the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s, menstruation became more present in public discourse in Scotland. Despite this, little attention has been paid to the complex interplay of visibility and invisibility that characterises menstruation’s place in the nation’s wider cultur...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Evans, Jade;
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    Publisher: Open Library of Humanities

    In 2015, the year following 'Pride'’s distribution, UK and international fans were able to participate in events inspired by the film which supported activist causes. This article is a reminiscence of events I participated in with Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (L...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Sophie Harwood;
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    Publisher: Open Library of the Humanities

    This article analyses the connection between women, water, and warfare in early chronicles of the First Crusade and two contemporaneous romances from the Old French Troy tradition. It considers the way women are shown providing water to men, using water for washing and ...

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