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Wilfred Owen  

Mark Rawlinson

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Feb 2009
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Sep 2012
This chapter evaluates Wilfred Owen, who has become synonymous with war poetry, and studies the posthumousness of his public literary career and the architecture of his poetry. The latter ... More

The Will to Allegory and the Origin of Chinese Modernism: Rereading Lu Xun’s Ah Q—The Real Story  

Xudong Zhang

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
Ah Q—The Real Story is the most elaborate fictional work by Lu Xun, published in the heyday of the Chinese Vernacular Revolution. This article argues that reading it in ... More

The will to Forget: Amnesia, the Nation, and  

Vincent J. Cheng

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Oct 2016
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Dec 2016
Amnesia—as a neurological condition—is usually represented in negative terms, a loss of a personal identity that one desperately needs to recover. Much scholarly and scientific work has ... More

William Baldwin and the Tudor Imagination  

R. W. Maslen

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Sep 2009
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on William Baldwin and his works. The personality of Baldwin has been rendered less accessible by his habit of writing in the first person, since many of his narrators ... More

William Baldwin's Beware the Cat and Other Foolish Writing  

Thomas Betteridge

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Jun 2013
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Aug 2013
This article analyzes William Baldwin's prose writing. It focuses on Beware the Cat, which resists classification due to its diverse and strange nature. While at times a pleasant read, it ... More

William Barnes: Views of Field Labour in  

Marcus Waithe

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This article examines the poetry of William Barnes in the light of his portrayals of rural people labouring in the fields. Barnes’s social position was unusual in this respect: while his ... More

William Cecil Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabeth’s England  

Norman Jones

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
William Cecil, Lord Burghley, managed Elizabeth’s England from late 1558 until his death in 1598. Over that long period, his personality and his managerial style imprinted on the ... More

William Godwin and the Politics of Playgoing  

David O'Shaughnessy

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Jan 2014
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Mar 2014
William Godwin’s interest in the theatre has been documented. However, the recent publication of his diary and correspondence allows us a richer sense of the importance of theatre to him. ... More

‘Wilt thou not read me, Atheist?’ The Bible and Conversion  

Helen Smith

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Aug 2015
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Nov 2015
As both text and object, the early modern English Bible functioned as a prompt to conversion and a tool with which both individuals and religious or corporate bodies attempted to effect ... More

Wisdom in Reverse  

Ewan Fernie

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Apr 2012
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Nov 2012
This article explores Middleton's first known work, the lengthy and elaborate religious poem The Wisdom of Solomon Paraphrased (1597). It suggests that Wisdom is not just a piece of ... More

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