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Chapter 18 Surgery, Imperial Rule and Colonial Societies (1800–1930) (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9781349952601 Year: Pages: 19 DOI: 10.1057/978-1-349-95260-1_18 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature Grant: Wellcome Trust
Subject: Surgery --- History
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The following chapter is concerned with the ways in which political, social
and cultural contexts shape the performance and perceptions of surgery, especially
under nineteenth-century colonial empires.

Oysters, nightingales and cooking pots

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ISBN: 9781912482092 9781912482085 9781912482108 9781912482115 Year: Pages: 204 DOI: 10.22599/Corbiere Language: English
Publisher: White Rose University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- Linguistics --- Sociology --- Arts in general
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"Tristan Corbière is a poet who tests language to the limits, dislocating normal syntax, revelling in self-contradictory affirmations, and piling up puns. Born in Brittany in 1845, he died at only 29, leaving to future readers a scattered assortment of texts. This collection brings together several less well-known pieces, some early versions of published poems, and others which were handwritten into his own copy of his only published collection, Les Amours jaunes. Presented as a bilingual edition, this volume offers the first English translations of many of these writings, all of which testify to Corbière’s sly humour, linguistic glee, formal innovation and mordant self-irony. Playful and comic, Corbière’s work is also experimental, subversive and moving. The texts are translated by Christopher Pilling, an award-winning poet, playwright and translator. He is a founder of the Cumbrian Poets workshops, which he has hosted for 35 years, a convenor of Skiddaw u3a, and the organiser of translation days and readings in Keswick. He has translated the work of a number of poets, mainly from French but also from Latin. A beneficiary of the Royal Literary Fund, Christopher is also a member of Parkinson’s UK. Oysters, nightingales and cooking pots provides a fitting sequel to Christopher Pilling’s translation of Tristan Corbière’s Les Amours jaunes, published as These Jaundiced Loves in 1995. The volume is edited by Richard Hibbitt and Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe. Please note that this volume is available in multiple formats for your convenience. If you wish to view the French and English texts side by side to compare the original and translation, please download the free PDF file of the volume and select two-page view or purchase a printed copy. Readers may prefer to download and cite from the PDF version of this book. This has a specific DOI and has a fixed structure with page numbers. Guidance on citing from other ebook versions without stable page numbers (Kindle, EPUB etc.) is now usually offered within style guidance (e.g. by the MLA style guide, The Chicago Manual of Style etc.) so please check the information offered on this by the referencing style you use."

Erudizione e cultura storica nella Sicilia del XIX secolo: Il carteggio tra Michele Amari e Raffaele Starrabba (1866-1900)

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Book Series: Scuola delle Scienze Umane e Sociali. Quaderni ISSN: 2499-4774 ISBN: 9788868870331 Year: Volume: 9 Pages: 304 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-033-1 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: History
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Through the correspondence between Michele Amari (1806-1889) and Raffaele Starrabba (1834-1906), the volume provides a glimpse of the historiographical panorama of the Italian nineteenth century in the crucial period that followed the birth of the Nation. The correspondence also illuminates the figure of Baron Starrabba, who played a fundamental role in the local archival administration and was the founder, with Isidoro Carini, of the Sicilian Society for the History and of its periodical, the "Archivio Storico Siciliano".

Gothic incest

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ISBN: 9781784993061 9781526107558 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100910
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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The first full-length study of incest in the Gothic genre, this book argues that Gothic writers resisted the power structures of their society through incestuous desires. It provides interdisciplinary readings of incest within father-daughter, sibling, mother-son, cousin and uncle-niece relationships in texts by authors including Emily Brontë, Eliza Parsons, Ann Radcliffe and Eleanor Sleath. The analyses, underpinned by historical, literary and cultural contexts, reveal that the incest thematic allowed writers to explore a range of related sexual, social and legal concerns. Through representations of incest, Gothic writers modelled alternative agencies, sexualities and family structures that remain relevant today.

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