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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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History and power, from below and above

in Postcolonialism

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: National Liberation and Post-Colonialism; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 5708 words.

‘History and power, from below and above’ explores how Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was an example of what Salman Rushdie characterizes as the...

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Thirty‐Three Murderous Sisters: A Pre‐Trojan Foundation Myth in the Middle English Prose Brut Chronicle

Tamar Drukker.

in The Review of English Studies

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 0 words.

Alongside the traditional foundation myth of Britain tracing its history through the biography of the eponymous founder Brutus back to Troy, there exists another legend locating the origins...

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KICKS AGAINST THE PRICKS: GENDER, SEX, AND SATIRE IN WILL SELF'S COCK AND BULL

Emma Parker.

in English: Journal of the English Association

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 9849 words.

Emphasizing Will Self's satirical mode, this essay contests the view that Cock and Bull (1992) is a sexist or anti-feminist text that reifies the binary categories of gender and sex....

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Bardic Aspirations: Philip Roth's Epic of America

Catherine Morley.

in English: Journal of the English Association

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 12058 words.

This article focuses upon the Jewish experience of post-war optimism and ‘innocence’ in Philip Roth's American Pastoral trilogy. The epic sequence retrospectively depicts three lives, each...

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Who wrote The Christmas Ordinary?

Matthew Steggle.

in The Review of English Studies

November 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 5595 words.

The Christmas Ordinary, printed in 1682, is a raucously lively Jonsonian comedy of uncertain date and authorship, which appears to have been performed by undergraduates at...

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Browning's Apology: Robert Browning, Wordsworth, and William Knight

John H. Baker.

in The Review of English Studies

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 0 words.

Between 1880 and 1888 Robert Browning corresponded with William Knight, founder and president of the Wordsworth Society. This correspondence has not been studied. As a young man, Browning...

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Aphra Behn, Editor

Jordan M. Howell.

in The Review of English Studies

June 2017; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 8891 words.

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Some time in late 1683 or early 1684, Aphra Behn wrote a letter to her publisher, Jacob Tonson. This letter is well known to Behn scholars, and has...

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