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Gamed by the System

Exploring Black Male Youths’ Motivation to Participate in Sports

Deborwah Faulk, Robert A. Bennett III, and James L. Moore III

a way out of less favorable conditions and a way to celebrity, riches, prestige, and privilege. This perception is not entirely implausible since Blacks disproportionately experience the sting of low wages, underemployment, and joblessness ( Wilson

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Beyond Binaries, Borders, and Boundaries

Mapping the City in John Rechy's City of Night

Eir-Anne Edgar

the Biltmore, buys a moviebook” (1963: 216). Here, the newsstand is a cruising spot and also a bookshop—it contains different figures who are all searching for something fleeting and also intangible—an illicit hook up, a glimpse of celebrity

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Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

Argentinian Telenovelas ,” engages with queer/trans/non-binary bodies onscreen by critically reading the Argentinian soap opera Los Roldán (Telefe, 2004–2005). In particular, the role of the series’ main star, the self-identified travesti celebrity

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A World Elsewhere

Documentary Representations of Social Shakespeare

Susanne Greenhalgh

specific forms of drama activity or concepts drawn upon in their work. Instead, in some programmes the appearance of celebrity visitors or mentors as guides on the journey, or as helpful dei ex machina who act as Shakespeare's representatives on earth

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

claim in his 1923 memoir Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities, and Crooks that he had been in possession of it since 1908, but that he had been ‘forced by hostile public opinion to keep it secret for seven years’. 9 And even when he published the so

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Global Patterns in Interaction and Conflict Surrounding Cetacean Conservation and Traditional Marine Hunting Communities

Florence Durney

celebrity culture, and with constituent consuming publics, has been characterized as a kind of “spectacular environmentalism” ( Goodman et al. 2016 ). Many consider cetaceans, as a group, one of the original flagship species and a prime example of

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Beyond the Myth of Lesbian Montmartre

The Case of Chez Palmyre

Leslie Choquette

not have been more perfect. Like Maurice, Palmyre catered to a gay clientele, but she also brought in lesbians, who had a lower profile in the competing establishment. 44 From the beginning, she went out of her way to cultivate lesbian celebrities

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

undertaken between 1920 and 1924. Published by the leading German publisher Brockhaus, these travel books made Colin Ross known far and wide in Weimar Germany. But several circumstances coincided to really make him the celebrity he was when traveling through

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William A. Quinn

’ve entered. Does Chaucer, having learned his lesson in the House of Fame , mean to mock his supposed celebrity by having the Man of Law fail to recognize his fellow pilgrim as the author under review? Is Chaucer indirectly apologizing for his own, often

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Anna Bara, Tero Mustonen, and Oxana Zemtsova

Vilhjalmur Stefansson from Iceland, was one of the first to settle. For Arctic golfers, the village has the Billy Joss Open Celebrity Golf Tournament, northernmost of its kind. Let us first investigate the merits of the book. By focusing on how men “get