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The Unburied Past: Walking with Ghosts of the 1940s  

Leo Mellor

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
‘The Unburied Past: Walking with Ghosts of the 1940s’ tracks the work of five contemporary poets: Andrew Crozier, John Goodby, Rod Mengham, Colin Simms, and John Wilkinson. It situates the ... More

The Undocumented Lives of William Shakespeare  

Alan Stewart

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
Modern Shakespeare biographies give special weight to details of Shakespeare’s life supported by reference to archival materials. The ‘documentary life’ records only those life-events in ... More

Unitarianism  

Dean Grodzins

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Apr 2010
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Sep 2012
This article explains the connection of the New England Unitarianism to the emergence and development of Transcendentalism and the circumstances in which the emergence took place. The ... More

The United Arab Emirates  

Rehab al-Kilani

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter focuses on the development of the novel genre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It begins with a background on the founding of the Union and the beginnings of Emirati ... More

The United States  

Carol N. Fadda

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter discusses the history of the Arab American novel, which dates back to the early part of the twentieth century. Since the 1990s, the genre has been flourishing at a rapid pace. ... More

The Universities and the Inns of Court  

Alan H. Nelson

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
Oxford and Cambridge, England's two historical universities, along with the Inns of Court in London, supplied significant impetus to the drama of early modern England. The University of ... More

Unsettling the Bard: Australasia and the Pacific  

Mark Houlahan

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Aug 2016
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Nov 2016
This article examines the cultural influence of William Shakespeare’s tragedies on Australasia and the Pacific. To this end, it analyses a range of live and filmed performances, along with ... More

Unspeakable Desires: We Other Victorians  

Kate Flint

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Jul 2016
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Aug 2015
This chapter explores how certain forms of desire are silenced by culture and convention, and how these desires, whilst they may be expressed through glance or action, can be difficult to ... More

Unwriting the Good Fight: W. H. Auden's ‘Spain 1937’  

Rainer Emig

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Feb 2009
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Sep 2012
This chapter studies W.H. Auden's ‘Spain 1937’, which shows an awareness of the problems of its subject that it translates into its own structures. It then determines why the poem's ... More

Urban and Rural Theatre Cultures: M. J. Molloy, John B. Keane, and Hugh Leonard  

Lisa Coen

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
By the 1950s, distinct strands of rural and urban Irish theatre were prompted by the clash of traditional mores with major social and political changes in Ireland. Three playwrights, M. J. ... More

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