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‘William Le Queux, Master of Misinformation’

Ailise Bulfin and Harry Wood

imminent large-scale conflict and of foreign invasion. 3 These fears arose largely out of escalating tensions between the European ‘great powers’ – Britain, France, Germany and Russia – over dominance in Europe, particularly after the newly militarised

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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

The object of this book is to illustrate our utter unpreparedness for war, to show how, under certain conditions which may easily occur, England can be successfully invaded by Germany, and to present a picture of the ruin which must inevitably

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Nicole Hudgins

photographs in German-occupied territory. The wartime propaganda apparatus distributed photographs of ruins for a domestic French audience and for the military archives. In addition to French archival sources, collections in the US Library of Congress and the

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Beyond Colonial Tropes

Two Productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Palestine

Samer Al-Saber

-Kasaba Theatre hosted Thomas Ostermeier’s German-language production of Hamlet , which visited from the Schaubühne in Berlin, 6 and in the autumn of 2015, Ashtar Theatre hosted Hamlet at the Ramallah Cultural Palace as part of the Globe Theatre’s ‘Globe

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Richard Bessel

, among the German armed forces during World War I, the ratio of dead to wounded was roughly 1:2.36. 27 That is to say, the counterparts of many of those who a hundred years ago would have been counted among the dead more recently would have been among

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Michael B. Loughlin

“successes” of foreign fascism in Italy and Germany but in a French manner, “without castor oil or anti-Semitism.” Responding to threats from Nazi Germany and the Popular Front in 1935 and 1936, Hervé campaigned to draft the “hero of Verdun,” Philippe Pétain

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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

“It means a lot to me that in the Western European countries, namely in Germany, in Switzerland, and in Austria, attention is given and justice is done to my writings.” — Jean-Paul Sartre, Die Presse, 12 July 1952 When Sartre first arrives in

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“Clear and Present Danger”

The Legacy of the 1917 Espionage Act in the United States

Petra DeWitt

example, outlawing the speaking of German and coercing disloyal individuals to conform. They insisted on minimal federal government interference with the existing social, economic, and political order. State legislation, gubernatorial proclamations, and

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Elizabeth Hoyt and Gašper Jakovac

the most contentious, aspect of Shakespeare’s twentieth-century performance history. The collection consists of fifteen essays, which bring into focus appropriations, rewritings, and recyclings of Shakespeare’s plays throughout the world: Germany

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The Ill-Equipped Modernist

Historicizing Édouard Dujardin’s Les Lauriers Sont Coupés

Kelly J. Maynard

petites revues , first the Revue wagnérienne and then, within a few years, the Revue indépendante . Also, as an avid promoter of the works of Richard Wagner in a virulently anti-German moment in French national history, Dujardin was particularly