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Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It

Katarzyna Wojnicka

investigate to what extent homophobia is still a significant part of men's narratives that shape the process of (self-) masculinity negotiations. This will be done by investigating narratives of male migrants living in Berlin, Munich, and Gothenburg who shared

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Jeff Smith, Dominic Topp, Jason Gendler, and Francesco Sticchi

a topos of listening as dramatic action. Although situations are embedded within larger narrative architectures, they mostly lack the kinds of complex causal chains and conflict/resolution patterns that are found in longer, more elaborated story

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Perspectives on Cinema and Comics

Adapting Feature Films into French-Language Comics Serials during the Post-war Years

Alain Boillat

-language bande dessinée (henceforth ‘comics’) magazines of the immediate post-war years. 2 Cinema has several similarities with comics, such as image juxtaposition for narrative purposes, or co-presence of linguistic and iconic signs, and when one of these

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Closeness and critique among Brazilian philanthropists

Navigating a critical ethnography of wealth elites

Jessica Sklair

focuses on the role played in elite succession processes by philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, and on family and corporate narratives on (historical and contemporary) commitment to these practices. 2 Large Brazilian family

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Qihao Ji and Arthur A. Raney

. 2004 ), referring to the tolerance audiences show toward a narrative’s lack of realism or consistency ( Böcking and Wirth 2005 ). Despite the widespread use of the term, suspension of disbelief has rarely been empirically examined by entertainment

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New Mobilities, Spaces, and Ideas to Market

European Travel Writers and the Making of a Genre—Comment

Steven D. Spalding

benefit to both fields of inquiry. I examine the ambitions of the section, discuss strengths and weaknesses of each article, and then conclude with thoughts on ways forward. The introduction explains that “itinerant knowledge” is about travel narratives

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Gauguin and Van Gogh Meet the Ninth Art

Postmodernism and Myths about Great Artists

Matthew Screech

quests after pre-industrial utopias. 8 Nevertheless, our corpus simultaneously betrays an awareness that the said mythical narratives are not repositories of intemporal and universal truths. The opposite is true: myths are imaginary and artificial

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The Rich Inferential World of Mad Men

Serialized Television and Character Interiority

Jason Gendler

such as Jason Mittell, Robert Blanchet, and Margrethe Bruun Vaage have noted, one of the appeals of serialized television narratives is that their long running lengths offer viewers opportunities for making rich and rewarding inferences about the mental

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Between Trauma and Resilience

A Transnational Reading of Women's Life Writing about Wartime Rape in Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Agatha Schwartz and Tatjana Takševa

In this article, through the narratives of women survivors we explore the effects and transgenerational consequences of rape during two twentieth-century episodes of armed conflict: the end of World War II in Germany and the war in Bosnia and

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

lifestyle ( Neyzi 2001 ; Lüküslü 2013 ). Unlike other Turkish counter-hegemonic memories that oppose state narratives (i.e., those of Kurdish and leftist groups), Dink’s has the power of coalescing people from different backgrounds and of extending “social