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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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The Affective Politics of Resistance in the Work of Opal Palmer Adisa

Elisa Serna-Martínez.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

April 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9175 words.

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This article interprets Opal Palmer Adisa’s symbolization of the knee-scraper – a Caribbean woman whose suffering, sometimes unrealized and often...

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Tribulations of the Late Nineteenth Century

Thomas O Beebee.

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14450 words.

This chapter examines how, in the last quarter of the 19th century, millenial thought shifted from the “dominant Protestant (or reform Catholic) mind” to the “dominated hybrid mind.” One of...

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