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A World Elsewhere

Documentary Representations of Social Shakespeare

Susanne Greenhalgh

specific forms of drama activity or concepts drawn upon in their work. Instead, in some programmes the appearance of celebrity visitors or mentors as guides on the journey, or as helpful dei ex machina who act as Shakespeare's representatives on earth

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Beyond the Myth of Lesbian Montmartre

The Case of Chez Palmyre

Leslie Choquette

not have been more perfect. Like Maurice, Palmyre catered to a gay clientele, but she also brought in lesbians, who had a lower profile in the competing establishment. 44 From the beginning, she went out of her way to cultivate lesbian celebrities

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

claim in his 1923 memoir Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities, and Crooks that he had been in possession of it since 1908, but that he had been ‘forced by hostile public opinion to keep it secret for seven years’. 9 And even when he published the so

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

undertaken between 1920 and 1924. Published by the leading German publisher Brockhaus, these travel books made Colin Ross known far and wide in Weimar Germany. But several circumstances coincided to really make him the celebrity he was when traveling through

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William A. Quinn

’ve entered. Does Chaucer, having learned his lesson in the House of Fame , mean to mock his supposed celebrity by having the Man of Law fail to recognize his fellow pilgrim as the author under review? Is Chaucer indirectly apologizing for his own, often

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Jules Vallès and Séverine

Romantic Socialism and the Afterlife of a Cross-Sex Friendship in French Political Culture, 1880–1929

Michael Mulvey

-American individualism, or embracing scientific socialism. Séverine later achieved celebrity as a Dreyfusard journalist, suffragist, and antiwar activist: moments when she collaborated with men and women outside artificial class-based divisions of proletarian and

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part One

A. Michael Matin

's non-inclusion had Le Queux himself not unwittingly informed posterity that in fact he had not been enlisted. In his 1923 memoir Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities, and Crooks , he claimed (alluding to the draconian provisions of the 1914 Defence

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Stepping through the Silver Screen

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Anne Rees

-products, such as fan magazines and celebrity endorsements of fashion, cosmetics, and soaps ( McKenzie 2010 ; Stephen 1991: 66 ). As a result, even those who spurned the pleasures of the “picture palace” would still encounter Hollywood stars and iconography

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The True Story of Gundagai’s Dog on the Tuckerbox

Tourists, Truth, and the Insouciance of Souvenirs

Richard White

celebrity of Jack O’Hagan’s well-known popular song, about the track winding back to an old fashioned shack along the road to Gundagai, published in 1922 and selling over 100,000 copies. It proved a great and lasting hit of the new recording age, in which a

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The Corpus of London

(Dis)covering the Victorian City

David W. Chapman

and instant celebrities, she was the symbol—one might even say the trademark—of the British Empire. One sees this personal side of Victoria embodied in statues and fountains, parks and buildings throughout the city, but perhaps the most symbolic of