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Katherine Hennessey and Margaret Litvin

contemporary debates about Egyptian social norms. A striking irony emerges from this analysis and its focus on filial (im)piety: celebrated actor Yaḥyā al-Fakharānī suggested the Lear adaptation, believing that the theme of ungrateful children would resonate

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Shakespeare and War

Honour at the Stake

Patrick Gray

of what is commonly known and recognized’, in this case in terms of moral norms. Comic distortions of the ideal balance between martial efficacy and Christian scruple, taken as normative, reveal by contrast how a Christian soldier should behave. As

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In Appreciation of Metrical Abnormality

Headless Lines and Initial Inversion in Chaucer

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In Memory of Alan Gaylord Departures from metrical norms and rules are not usually well liked by people working on metre, for understandable reasons. When you are trying to work out the regularities of a poet’s metrical system, exceptions to such

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In Fortune Fair and Foul

Happiness and Care of the Self in Sir Kenelm Digby's Letter-Book In Praise of Venetia

Paula Barros

happiness he has lost. Finally, I will speculate on the reasons that may have led Digby to fashion an epistolary persona that foregrounds his refusal to conform to the norms of behaviour governing grief and mourning in early seventeenth-century England

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Katrin Röder and Christoph Singer

analysis because it shows that the concepts of happiness are informed by and contingent upon norms and notions of power and (self-)government. 23 On the other hand, Foucault's genealogy of ethics illustrates that the discourses of (un)happiness cannot be

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Brian Yothers, Gillian Dooley, Guy Galazka, Peter Weisensel, Jackie Coon, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, and David Cashman

Tell My Horse (1938). Totten is especially interested in Hurston’s self-conscious negotiation of anthropological professional norms as well as the way in which she grapples with the task of representing West Indian culture without exploiting it

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Beyond the Glittering Golden Buddha Statues

Difference and Self-transformation through Buddhist Volunteer Tourism in Thailand

Brooke Schedneck

, uncharacteristically, she is not insulted but instead has learned to “let it go” and not be concerned with how she looks ( Amanda 2010 ). Although these particular differences might not have been expected, it was the distinct social norms and behaviors she encountered

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Happiness Against All Odds

Incestuous Desires in John Ford's ’Tis Pity She's a Whore

Christoph Ehland

the norms and rules of society and religion. The particular significance of the experiential side of all of this becomes clear when later in the play Giovanni contends in a monologue that Busy opinion is an idle fool, That, as a school-rod keeps

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Jackie Clarke, Melanie Kay Smith, Margret Jäger, Anne O’Connor, and Robert Shepherd

Serbian community and the unconditional glorification of Bosnian Muslims” is the norm (50). Naef argues that a more balanced retelling of the war would be beneficial. But in the aftermath of a vicious war, during which one side (Serbian militias) inflicted

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Exit, pursued by a fan

Shakespeare, Fandom, and the Lure of the Alternate Universe

Kavita Mudan Finn and Jessica McCall

, while rife with debates over race, class, and gender, could not discuss, debate, or consider the power of social constructs, the strangling destruction of societal norms, or the need for revolutionary discourse from a modern perspective. Society and