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‘Abd al-Raḥīm Kamāl’s Dahsha

An Upper Egyptian Lear

Noha Mohamad Mohamad Ibraheem

street credibility, broad intelligibility, and celebrity’. 59 Lila Abu-Lughod argues that ‘the best television serials are gripping spectacles with moral truths that move their audience to tears, tensions and plots that keep them interested, loveable

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African Dawn

Keïta Fodéba and the Imagining of National Culture in Guinea

Andrew W. M. Smith

figure enjoying celebrity on several continents and engaging with international communist networks can perhaps explain the trepidation felt by metropolitan officials. As a member of the World Federation of Trade Unions’ General Council, Sékou Touré was

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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

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John Eade

the disputes over the authenticity of these claims. Those who were eventually proclaimed as miracle cures became celebrities, and photographs of them were widely distributed across parishes and dioceses nationally and internationally. At the site

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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

Thrillers and Their Creators (London: Sphere Books Ltd, 1977), 138; and William Le Queux, Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities and Crooks (London: E. Nash and Grayson, 1923), 16. 79 Quoted in Windscheffel, Popular Conservatism in Imperial London , 42

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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 International Circulation and Impact of Invasion Fiction

Case Study of William Le Queux's The Invasion of 1910 – ‘Not an ordinary “pot-boiler”’

Ailise Bulfin

's own highly unreliable autobiography, Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities and Crooks (1923). 3 William Le Queux, German Spies in England (London: Stanley Paul, n.d. [1915]), 17. 4 André Lardinois et al., eds, Texts, Transmissions, Receptions

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Antoinette Burton

,” that is, where economic loss and a sense of racial disenfranchisement go hand in hand, 2 for it is precisely the combination of decolonization “out there” and economic precarity “at home” that afforded her this unlikely celebrity. Quartet offers a

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

way to explaining why most readers will never have heard of Douglas before. He was a celebrity during the 1920s and 1930s, a central figure in British literary circles, and a friend to stars in the twentieth-century literary pantheon such as Joseph

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Daryl Glaser

conflict had subsided, and on a reduced turnout of eighteen per cent. 5 Previous, outgoing and incoming presidents of the SRC participated actively in the first phases of the Wits rebellion, gaining national celebrity status in the course of marches and