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  • From Lampedusa to the California Desert: Gianfranco Rosi's Scenes of Living and Dying 

    Wilson, Emma Fiona
    ABSTRACT Gianfranco Rosi’s film about Lampedusa, Fuocoammare [Fire at Sea] (2016), won the Golden Bear at the 2016 Berlinale, was shown to the European parliament, distributed to heads of state by Matteo Renzi, and has ...
  • Does language loss follow a principled structural path? Evidence from Jersey Norman French 

    JONES, Mari Catrin (Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-29)
    This study examines contact-induced change in Jèrriais, the severely endangered Norman variety currently spoken by some 1% of the population of Jersey, one of the British Channel Islands. Today, English dominates all ...
  • Zola and the Physical Geography of War 

    White, Nicholas James
    Émile Zola’s account of the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune, La Débâcle (1892), provides the basis for an account of the way in which the literary language of war speaks to the physical geography of mimetic fiction as ...
  • Pascal's Modernity 

    Moriarty, Michael
    Pascal can be readily inserted into familiar characterizations of the emergence of modernity (man’s alienation from the cosmos). He himself theorized the proper relationship between innovation (legitimate in the physical ...

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