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Deceptive Fictions

Deceptive Fictions: Narrating Trauma and Violence in Contemporary Writing explores the widespread narrative concern with trauma and violence, and their interactions with identity, meaning, ethics, history, memory and various other related issues in a selection of novels by prolific contemporary British and Irish writers. Interrogat...
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Out of Deadlock

Sara Paretsky is a world-renowned author, highly regarded for her V.I. Warshawski series, which has revolutionized the conventions of the crime fiction genre by presenting a feminist perspective. The notion that crime fiction is merely a popular genre meant for pure “entertainment” has particularly been reconsidered, as Paretsky’s ...
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Rule Britannia? Britain an...

The concept of Britishness – and its constituent facets – has, over the past decade, come increasingly to the fore. In particular, this can be seen in the politically and socially engaging debates surrounding the Scottish Referendum in 2014. It is an idea – manifested both physically and cognitively – that every Briton is aware of ...
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Cultures in Movement

The contributors to this volume encourage a re-thinking of the very notion of culture by examining the experiences, situations and the representations of those who chose – or were forced – to change cultures from the nineteenth century to the present day. Beyond a simple study of migration, forced or otherwise, this collective work...
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Mental Condition Defences ...

Criminal law has struggled to keep pace with developments in psychiatry, both in substantive and procedural terms, and it is widely recognised that increased inter-disciplinary discussion of mental condition defences is required in order to address this gap between the law and psychiatry. This edited collection comes at a time of r...
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Old Stories, New Readings

Whether imaginary or based on real events, stories are at the core of any culture. Regardless of their length, their rhetoric strategies, or their style, humans tell stories to each other to express their innermost fears and needs, to establish a point within an argument, or to engage their listeners in a fabricated composition. St...
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Captured by the City

Captured by the City: New Perspectives in Urban Culture Studies is a collection of eighteen essays on urban places, people, and phenomena. In it, cities in North America, Europe, and Asia offer themselves as dynamic encounters to those who study them and to those who live in them on a daily basis. Different disciplines – sociology,...
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Re-Shaping Education for C...

Despite or perhaps because of globalisation and internationalisation in the contemporary world, the role of education has become more significant in nation formation. However, whereas in the past its function was to create homogeneity and assimilation, today it must deal with diversity and plurality. The modernist premise of “one n...
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Thebes in the First Millen...

Thebes in the First Millennium BC is a collection of articles, based mostly, but not entirely, on the talks given at the conference of the same name organised by the team of the South Asasif Conservation Project, an Egyptian-American Mission working under the auspices of the Ministry of State for Antiquities, Egypt, in Luxor in 201...
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