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Making Friends of the Nations

Australian Interwar Magazines and Middlebrow Orientalism in the Pacific

Victoria Kuttainen and Sarah Galletly

content such as The National Geographic framed the non-Western world for modernizing Western readers in ways that appeared realistic but which filled in “the imaginative spaces that non-Western people occupy” and drew on “tropes and stories that organize

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Abin Chakraborty

remarkable evidence of cultural mobility during the Renaissance that often contradicts orientalist stereotypes of a latter era by creating fluid spaces of self-fashioning. Despite Coryat’s occasional assertions about the greatness of England and the

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‘Sensuous Singularity’

Hamish Fulton’s Cairngorm Walk-Texts

Alan Macpherson

encounter with landscapes and temporalities is central to Fulton’s work, and especially to the tension that pervades the understanding of the walk-text as a separate, mediated document evidencing the event of an experience: to walk is to encounter – space

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Shakespeare in Sarajevo

Theatrical and Cinematic Encounters with the Balkans War

Sara Soncini

, low-key, almost stylized performances were able to draw from a text designed for searing rhetorical intensity. Rae Smith’s minimalist set design and the intimate quality of The Other Place, the RSC’s small studio space, added to the effect of ‘a

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Adam Hansen

perceived threats of such extremism, in 2015 they issued the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act. It is a fascinating document, perhaps too fascinating for the space available here. But we can focus on just one aspect of it, Section 26, which states: A

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

to Catholic spaces, a search for Irish traces on the continent, a focus on history that tends to displace landscape descriptions and a utilitarian agenda that commands the Irish tourist abroad to look out for what might benefit his/her mother country

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Victorian London Redux

Adapting the Gothic Metropolis

Chris Louttit

Dreadful is best measured not only in the context of what we think we know about Victorian London itself, but also in relation to the many textual responses to that city space. Screen versions of Victorian London, in other words, may attempt to recreate a

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Happiness Against All Odds

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

Christoph Ehland

indeed space for happiness in incest – even if only for a limited time – is more pressing than one might think. Although any contemporary audience would have immediately foreseen the inevitable damnation of the protagonists for their sinful actions

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‘No More Let Life Divide…’

Victorian Metropolitan Confluence in Penny Dreadful

Sinan Akilli and Seda Öz

and the supernatural, terrifying, and malevolent world of the Demimonde, ‘a place in the shadows. Rarely seen but deeply felt’. 6 As such, this confluent space is also the meeting point of the spiritual perils and horrors of the alienated urban

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Mediating the Rural Ideal

The Australian Town in Twentieth-Century Travel

Louise Prowse

, space, and beauty. The role of the town was to facilitate this experience, not to define it. A Modern Focus: Reimagining the Town in Rural Australia, 1930–1960 From the 1930s, and particularly following World War II, the industry of mass tourism emerged