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(2018-06) - Journal articleThis article gives details of otherwise unrecorded copies of extracts from Walter Hilton's 'Scale of Perfection' and from 'Dives and Pauper' which occur in a sixteenth-century manuscript commonplace book, Dublin, Trinity ...
Dreaming converts in the seventeenth Century : the case of Philip Dandulo and Thomas Warmstry’s The Baptized Turk (2017-05-09) - Journal articleThis article focuses on a dream embedded within a description of the conversion and baptism of a Turk in London in 1657. The Baptized Turk (1658), written by the Anglican and royalist Thomas Warmstry, tells the story of ...
(2017) - Journal articleThis article argues that the promenade theatre project Blood and Chocolate (York, 2013) offered a theatrical rebuttal to widespread British revisionist, celebratory views of the First World War that draw authority from ...
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(2017-12-18) - Journal articleRecommends Linklater's novel about World War II in Italy as "a book that cherishes national difference while utterly condemning nationalism," "as much a book for 2017 as it was for 1946," and "a sharply observant satire ...