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Alfred Döblin’s literary cases about women and crime in Weimar Germany

Alison Lewis.

in A History of the Case Study

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History. 16427 words.

This chapter investigates examples of literary case studies by Alfred Döblin, a medical doctor and a main representative of the 1920s ‘New Objectivity’ aesthetic movement in Weimar Germany....

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American bicameralism and the legacy of the Roman Senate

Nicholas P. Cole.

in Classical Receptions Journal

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 7697 words.

The significance of the Roman Senate to the development of American institutions is a much-debated topic; and concentration on the details of constitutional organization can obscure broader...

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‘An insurmountable chasm?’: re-visiting, re-imagining and re-writing classical pastoral through the modernist poetry of H.D

Harriet Tarlo.

in Classical Receptions Journal

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 9668 words.

This article discusses the pastoral aspects of the modernist poet H.D.’s work, while weaving in reference to some of the key tropes of environmentalism. It re-visits Greek epigram through...

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‘Ancient Greek Culture and Myth in the Terra Mítica Theme Park’

Filippo Carlà and Florian Freitag.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 7741 words.

This article analyses the form of reception of classical antiquity in the Spanish theme park Terra Mítica (Benidorm), concentrating in particular on its representation of Ancient Greece and...

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The ancient Roman tradition and the Polish idea of the senate in the Age of Enlightened Classicism, 1764–1831

Mikolaj Getka-Kenig.

in Classical Receptions Journal

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 6617 words.

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Andy Warhol’s <i>Alexander the Great</i>: an ancient portrait for Alexander Iolas in a postmodern frame

Travis Nygard and Vincent Tomasso.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 10645 words.

The American Pop artist Andy Warhol (1928–87) produced a series of colourful silkscreen prints in 1982 of a Roman-era bronze head of Alexander the Great. These prints were commissioned by...

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Angers

Howell A. Lloyd.

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Intellectual History. 2744 words.

This short introductory chapter reviews Bodin’s background and the circumstances that conditioned his early life. It identifies his place of birth and parentage, notes his father’s...

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Anna-Antigone

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg.

in Impious Fidelity

January 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History. 23264 words.

This chapter explores Anna Freud's theory of sociality in the aftermath of World War II. More specifically, it considers Freud's experiments in group upbringing in the face of traumatic...

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Anti-corruption in History

Edited by Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória and Guy Geltner.

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Intellectual History. 464 pages.

Anticorruption in History is the first major collection of case studies on how past societies and polities, in and beyond Europe, defined legitimate power in terms of fighting...

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Anticorruption in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Mark Knights.

in Anti-corruption in History

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History. 7384 words.

This chapter takes the premodern divide, which is framed in English historiography as the end of “old corruption,” as the starting point for a long-term overview of anticorruption in...

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