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‘All other Bookes … are but Notes upon this’: The Early Modern Bible  

Kevin Killeen and Helen Smith

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Aug 2015
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Nov 2015
The introduction explores the centrality of the Bible in early modern England, demonstrating its importance to devotional life, scholarship, political thought, and everyday experience. It ... More

‘All Scripture is given by inspiration of God’: Dissonance and Psalmody  

Rachel Willie

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Aug 2015
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Nov 2015
In early modern England, the psalms were understood as the Bible in miniature, offering concise versions of biblical teachings and teaching individuals how to converse with God. The psalms ... More

All Talk and No Action? Early Modern Political Dialogue  

Cathy Shrank

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Jun 2013
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Aug 2013
This article examines sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century dialogue. It considers why so many writers chose to convey opinions or explore ideas in works laid out as conversations. The ... More

All That Is Native and Fine: Teaching Native American Literature  

Frances Washburn

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Sep 2014
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May 2014
Teaching Native American literature to the uninformed student is not an easy task, especially when compared to teaching mainstream literature, African-American literature, Chicano ... More

All’s Well That Ends Well and Recipe Cultures of Knowledge  

Wendy Wall

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
This essay reinterprets the social, sexual, and gendered meanings of Helena’s climactic moment of healing in All’s Well That Ends Well by situating the play within the early modern recipe ... More

The Allegory of Time and Space: Tian Han’s Historical Dramas in the Great Leap Forward Period  

Laikwan Pang

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Oct 2016
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Sep 2016
How did writers in Maoist China assume their role as authors, torn between self-expression and the political demands of the Party? How should we read the literary creations produced at a ... More

Allegory, Emblem, and Symbol  

Kenneth Borris

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on Spenserian allegory. Comparable to Dante in his importance for allegory, Spenser creatively expanded its potential throughout his literary life. But the ... More

Allusion  

Marcus Walsh

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Oct 2016
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Dec 2016
Beginning with an examination of some of the ways in which allusion was conceptualized in the eighteenth century, this chapter focuses on verbal literary allusion, which exists on the ... More

Along the Riverrun: Cinematic Encounters in Tsai Ming-Liang’s  

Carlos Rojas

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Apr 2013
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Oct 2013
Subject:
Literature, Film
Tsai Ming-liang’s 1997 film The River features one of the most challenging scenes in contemporary Chinese cinema: a graphically sexual encounter in a dark bathhouse between two men who ... More

The Altered Sublime: Raworth, Crozier, Prynne  

Rod Mengham

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
This essay considers a reconfiguring of the sublime in British poetry of the 1970s and 1980s that coincides with theoretical activity around the ways in which the concept of the sublime is ... More

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