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‘At the Mercy of the German Eagle’

Images of London in Dissolution in the Novels of William Le Queux

Antony Taylor

that echoed that of the right, most notably in the Bolton socialist Allen Clarke's Starved into Surrender (1904), which used the prospect of a Russian invasion to highlight deficiencies in British food production, the scarcity of arable land free from

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The Mysterious Mr Le Queux

War Novelist, Defence Publicist and Counterspy

Roger T. Stearn

continent. Figure 2. ‘Birmingham Occupied by the Russians’, in William Le Queux, The Great War in England in 1897 (London: Tower, 1894), 159. Photo by Ailise Bulfin. Meanwhile in Britain there were soon food shortages, hunger and starvation. In

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Abin Chakraborty

“upbraiding the coldnesse of our charitie” ( Foster 1921, 279 ). In the same vein Coryat also narrates how Jahangir and his wife would together journey by foot to the shrine of Hazrat Mainuddin Chishti from Ajmer and there together cook and serve food to the

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‘Sensuous Singularity’

Hamish Fulton’s Cairngorm Walk-Texts

Alan Macpherson

of such experience – the scents, textures, sounds, the taste of air and water, and of food foraged along the way. The non-representability of such a dizzying catalogue of experience and sensation becomes clear. This is Fulton’s ‘contradiction

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Leonidas Sotiropoulos and

especially for them. “Nobody can explain anything which is unique. One can describe, worship and adore. And that is all I can do with Katsimbalis’ talk” ( Miller 1950, 34 ). He was a viveur, with a taste for drink and food, as well as a polymath and a

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David Hawkes

before the law is based on a false equivalence, the grafting of an apparent similarity onto what, from the perspective of the play’s Christians, is an essential difference. He asserts that, as a Jew, he is: ‘fed with the same food, hurt with the same

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John Storey

written in a period in English history (laying out a rather common historical experience) in which the rich were getting richer and the poor were getting poorer. It reveals a society in which the many work long hours and still do not have enough food or

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Visualising Resilience

Joe Sacco’s Safe Area Goražde

Pramod K. Nayar

of the underlying logic of the community’, as disaster theorist Claude Gilbert puts it. 41 Gilbert clearly points to disaster as the effect of social vulnerability. When there is rampant unemployment, food and fuel shortages and, finally, no

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[I] ‘did write this Wyll with my own hand’

Simulation and Dissimulation in Isabella Whitney’s ‘Wyll and Testament’

Vassiliki Markidou

particular, she notes that ‘the first half of the poem pays attention to the basic household necessaries with which the good housewife was concerned: food, clothing, household furnishings, and medicine are provided with a proper consideration paid to the

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What Am I StIll Doing Here?

Travel, Travel Writing, and Old Age

Robin Jarvis

lightly of this “experiment,” which does, however, create a highly unusual ambience for a modern travel book; when she returns to Cuba on her own she seems glad to be “back to normal,” without having to worry about minor issues such as “food supplies” or