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Where are the vrais dévots and are they véritables gens de bien? Eloquent slippage in the Tartuffe controversy
(2013-04) - Journal article,
The famous controversy provoked by Molière’s Tartuffe (1664–1669) is usually read in terms of vrais and faux dévots and thought to turn on the question of sincerity versus hypocrisy. Here the vrai-faux dichotomy is challenged ...
The geopolitics of spectatorship and screen identification : what's queer about Italian cinema?
(2013-06) - Journal article,
The Janus and the Janissary : reading into Camus' 'La chute' and Hamid's 'The reluctant fundamentalist'
(2016-03) - Journal article,
Mohsin Hamid has acknowledged the influence of Camus's The Fall (1956) in his use of implied dialogue in The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007). Although the works have other elements in common, I focus primarily on this and ...
Effect of detuning on the phonon induced dephasing of optically driven InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots
(2011-05) - Journal article,
Recently, longitudinal acoustic phonons have been identified as the main source of the intensity damping observed in Rabi rotation measurements of the ground-state exciton of a single InAs/GaAs quantum dot. Here we report ...
Libertine clairs-obscurs : the enticement of the shadows
(2014-12) - Journal article,
This article draws an analogy between the early modern definitions of clair-obscur and eighteenth-century French libertine literature. In libertine prose the concept of clair-obscur is used not only to describe voluptuous ...
Joseph Welsh : A British Santanista (Mexico, 1832)
(2004-02) - Journal article,
Joseph Welsh was the British Vice Consul in the port of Veracruz at the time of the uprising of 1832 by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna against the government of Anastasio Bustamante. Contravening the orders of his ...
Horacio Coppola : towards an aesthetic genealogy
(2016) - Journal article,
Although a milestone in the history of Latin American photography, the work of Horacio Coppola is little known outside Argentina. His unorthodox angles and tilting frames, his attention to industrial and urban themes, and ...
Irony as a way of life : Svevo, Kierkegaard and psychoanalysis
(2016-10) - Journal article,
Dejected by decades of commercial and critical failure, the Triestine author Italo Svevo found fresh inspiration for his final novel (La coscienza di Zeno, 1923) in the writings of Freud. Yet critics have always puzzled ...
Jácaras and narcocorridos in context : what early modern Spain can tell us about today's Narco-culture
(2015) - Journal article,
Honour and recognition in the German novel of banditry ca 1800
(2016-03) - Journal article,
This article performs a reading informed by Honneth’s theory of recognition of the two best-known German novels of banditry of the 1790s, Johann Heinrich Zschokke’s Abaellino der große Bandit (1794) and Christian August ...