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Conflicted Power of the Pen

The Impact of French Internment on the Pacifist Convictions and Literary Imagination of Lion Feuchtwanger

Nicole Dombrowski Risser

includes all the facets of reality, in its synthesis creates something new and splendid, something meaningful to all men.” 23 Strauss summarized the book as a romantic novel that portrayed Nazis as obvious villains—only necessary for plot—and exiles as

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‘Abd al-Raḥīm Kamāl’s Dahsha

An Upper Egyptian Lear

Noha Mohamad Mohamad Ibraheem

-Visions of Shakespeare: On the Responses of Dickenson, Woolf, Rich, H.D. George Eliot, and Others , ed. Marianne Novy (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990), 192. 22 Maurice Charney, Shakespeare’s Villains (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson

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Boris Maslov

poem” tradition, no positive examples of republican governance are cited. Thus, Cromwell is deemed “a villain” because he suppressed freedom, yet he is praised for “teaching nations how to avenge themselves: you put Charles on trial and executed him

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The Many Layers of Moral Outrage

Kurdish Activists and Diaspora Politics

Nerina Weiss

at the villains in the current picture, the Turkish government personified with Erdoğan, IS, and (to some extent) Bashar Hafez al-Assad’s regime. The outrage was rather directed against the West in general and the Norwegian state in particular, whose

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Othello in Oman

Aḥmad al-Izkī’s Fusion of Shakespeare and Classical Arab Epic

Katherine Hennessey

. Though it makes no direct reference to sectarian difference, all four of the play’s protagonists interact on a footing of mutual respect, which the villain Iago attempts to disrupt and throw into murderous chaos to further his own ends – thereby providing

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Speaking Back, Striking Back

Calls for Local Agency and Good Fieldwork in Development Encounters

Eugenie Reidy

, and villains called Vulnerabilities – and once they are on stage it is not very easy to change their role or the script. Looking back on this entry, it seems unsympathetic and cynical, perhaps even a result of frustration at the un-achievement of

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Sol Neely

observes, “Really, the villains and all these antagonists are guys,” and he goes on to say that the film is about “exploring the darkness” we all have within us. It is an interesting tension that develops, then, between J.T. insisting that Deadgirl is “some

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Sanne van der Hout and Martin Drenthen

, her) intellectual curiosity, but nevertheless shows not to be immune to its material value; and another who seeks the treasure for his profit alone, whose greed has turned him into a villain. Usually, the latter comes to a bad end in the dramatic

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Sandbags, Strikes, and Scandals

Public Disorder and Problematic Policing in Occupied Roubaix during World War I

James E. Connolly

-surveillance. 100 However, even more than their unoccupied compatriots, members of the occupied population—neither exclusively heroes, victims, nor villains—negotiated a moral-patriotic minefield that could, as in 1915, blow up in their faces. Struggles with the

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Buffeted by Political Winds

Children’s Literature in Communist Romania

Adrian Solomon

negative models for young people to contrast with themselves. There are no Little Match Girls dying in the snow, nor villains the likes of Uriah Heep or the Thénardiers, not to mention nonrealistic places such as the Dantesque Land of Toys from The