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Romanticizing Difference

Identities in Transformation after World War I

Nadia Malinovich

: “What is this absurd dream, to implant Western science, Western thinking on Mount Scopus?” he asked rhetorically. 6 His response, which drew on the ideas of the German Jewish philosopher Martin Buber and the French Jewish orientalist scholar Sylvain

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Jorge Lizarzaburu, Adrian van den Hoven, and Donovan Irven

. Through a detailed historical analysis of the sociopolitical conditions during and after World War II, Baert argues that Sartre’s prominence should be understood vis-à-vis the cultural trauma created by France’s defeat to Germany and the subsequent

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A Journey to Australia

Travel, Media, and the Politics of Representation

Helen Bones

a method of promoting a particular ideology. The first article in this issue takes us to Australia via Germany. The author, Siegfried Mattl, makes the case that the use of travel texts and documentary film by Colin Ross to represent travel has

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Frank Battaglia

temper, is also represented at Spong Hill. The custom had been attested between 175 and 325 CE on the Danish island Funen adjacent to the Angeln homeland in north Germany. The practice derived from matrilineal Germanic religious traditions probably

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“Give Me Back My Son!”

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Emotion Talk, and the Gendering of Political Rhetoric

Linda E. Mitchell

, but that few discuss in detail: Eleanor’s rhetorical use of emotion in her letters, specifically those presumably written to Pope Celestine III during her son Richard I’s captivity in Germany in 1192–1194. The provenance and purpose of the letters has

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David Schweikart

anguished ruminations are—to people with real problems— “mere aristocratic amusements.” 16 Sartre tells Camus that everything became clear to him after rereading “Letter to a German Friend” (published after the war), in which Camus says, “for years now

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Harvey's 1593 ‘To Be and Not To Be’

The Authorship and Date of the First Quarto of Hamlet

Dennis McCarthy

's spilleut , which in sixteenth-century German more commonly meant ‘play actors’. If so, Platter, lodged in Mark Lane in the middle of the City of London, describes the players’ near-daily recourse to his inn during the autumn months of 1599. 43 A more

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

opposition. 19 Society more broadly shows the same mixed picture. The Russian nobility and merchant class were absorbing European etiquette and Enlightenment values, and several imperial elites—Ukrainian noblemen and Cossacks, Polish noblemen, Baltic German

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Constructing Difference and Imperial Strategy

Contrasting Representations of Irish and Zionist Nationalism in British Political Discourse (1917–1922)

Maggy Hary

war context and the diplomatic alliances that Britain was looking to cultivate at the time. After the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, Balfour was appointed to lead the British War Mission in the United States. Although this

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“One Is Not Born a Dramatist”

The Genesis of Sartre’s Theatrical Career in Writings to, with, and by Beauvoir

Dennis A. Gilbert

’s visit to the theater festival at Oberammergau, Germany—are all highlighted by Beauvoir in the second volume of her autobiography, The Prime of Life . 26 First, Sartre’s amorous relationship with Simone Jollivet, Camille in the autobiography, had