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Eleni Philippou

“Epitaphic” features two poems that were written to speak to the poet’s interest in commemorating or capturing past moments, events, or persons. “Topographies” is concerned with the interplay between transience and permanence—the passing of time, changing relationships, but also the altering of emotional and physical landscapes. The poem largely speaks to a process of loss and memory, both on a macrocosmic or geographical level, and on a smaller, intimate level. Similarly, “Thanatos” connects with the broad theme of loss, particularly humanity’s inability to recognize, appease, or ameliorate the suffering of the animal Other

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Citizenship in religious clothing?

Navayana Buddhism and Dalit emancipation in late 1990s Uttar Pradesh

Nicolas Jaoul

internal democracy, which contradicted their initial movement’s radical democratic aspirations. The local Ambedkarite movement’s turn to Navayana that took place in this context has been the most current response to this disillusion but not the only one. 3

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Özlem Özmen

displays that contemporary Jewish responses to the playwright are not limited to the discussions of Merchant alone. In terms of the use of themes such as ‘(political) disillusion and defeat [that are more central to Lear] than any other play by

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Eric Jennings, Hanna Diamond, Constance Pâris de Bollardière and Jessica Lynne Pearson

motivations and disillusions. Of special note is the testimony of some veterans post 1960, who expressed displeasure at finding themselves in the ranks of a small army with circumscribed reach, after having previously travelled the world within an imperial

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Yan Slobodkin

, The French Empire Between the Wars: Imperialism, Politics and Society (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005); Tony Chafer and Amanda Sackur, eds., French Colonial Empire and the Popular Front: Hope and Disillusion (New York: St. Martin

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Joyful pessimism

Marginality, disengagement, and the doing of nothing

Martin Demant Frederiksen

analyses of boredom, time, and marginality the experiences of people for whom experienced lack of direction and disillusion does not inhibit life but is seen as a basic condition of life. Lauren Berlant has coined the term “cruel optimism” to convey the

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Daniel M. Knight

rather report similar feelings of disillusion with the current political status quo in Greece and Europe. Spatially, temporally, and ideologically, my Greek informants feel increasingly detached from the European politico-economic machine and have

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Elizabeth Mazzola

’s importance to society as that view ‘shifts from egoistic and ambitious self-assertion to disillusion’. 32 But Spenser now also splits the figure of Orpheus into two, separating the poet who can look away from the unbedded husband put off by his sleeping

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

their struggle. In this, young West African footballers reproduce the structures of blocked pathways and lack of opportunities that they are trying to overcome. However, despite its ironic and disillusioning character, the social negotiation of hope in

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Nicolas Mariot

whereby they kept to their inner selves at the price of remaining at a distance from others. Finally, the lengthening war was also the discovery of disillusionment and disappointment. Of course, the disillusion transcended social boundaries. But it did not