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Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Conor McCarthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Outlawry and espionage would seem to be quite different phenomena, rarely discussed together. This book argues that they have something in common - that both involve exclusion from law. Challenging ... More


Responsible Speech: Rights in a Culture of Obligation

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on civil liberties during World War I. It shows that during America's first world war, a broad but tentative and fragmented coalition developed around the concept of civil ... More


THE PREVAILING WINDS

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

America's entry into war on April 2, 1917, turned Mencken's life upside down. As a German-American now writing for the New York Evening Mail, he became the target of super-patriots. George Creel ... More


The Aftermath

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

World War II had been over for five years. The incredible saga of RDX and the phenomenal accomplishments of the Tennessee Eastman Company and Holston Ordnance Works were fading into the recent past. ... More


In Secrecy's Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema 1941-1979

Simon Willmetts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748692996
eISBN:
9781474421935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692996.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Don DeLillo once described the CIA as “America’s myth”, an agency that “takes on shapes and appearences embodying whatever we need to know ourselves or unburden ourselves.” This book is the story of ... More


Introduction

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While exclusion from law is often assumed to be an historical phenomenon, the discussion here argues that it is an enduring and important tactic of state power. Such exclusion can occur in two ... More


‘We’re Not Policemen’: Espionage and Law in John le Carré

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The second part of the book turns to a discussion of extralegality and espionage, beginning with a reading of three novels by John le Carré set against the background of historical events – the ... More


‘All Plots Tend to Move Deathward’: Plots and Consequences in Don DeLillo

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the place of espionage and its consequences in the work of Don De Lillo. The discussion opens with a consideration of naïveté and danger in CIA intervention overseas as ... More


Unanswered Questions: Ciaran Carson

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines themes of surveillance, uncertainty, identity, and political violence in the work of Ciaran Carson. If Carson's Belfast poems, written during the Northern Ireland Troubles, have ... More


Conclusion

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The Conclusion restates the book’s four key arguments. Firstly, legal exclusion in various related forms is a tactic of power. Secondly, legal exclusion is an enduring phenomenon, alive and well in ... More


Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film

Phyllis Lassner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401104
eISBN:
9781474426848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401104.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Espionage and Exile demonstrates that from the 1930s through the Cold War, British Writers Eric Ambler, Helen MacInnes, Ann Bridge, Pamela Frankau, John le Carré and filmmaker Leslie Howard combined ... More


That Secret History of a Nation

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The Bruce-Partington Plans’, in which the design of a new and devastating type of submarine is stolen from Woolwich Arsenal and sold to a foreign spy, came at an ominous moment in British history. ... More


Hollywood, Fascism, and Jew-Baiting Prior to 1939

Chris Yogerst

in Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The years leading up to 1939 saw an influx of fascist organizations in Los Angeles. This made the Hollywood moguls ultra-sensitive to homegrown fascism as they began to fight back by funding an ... More


Big Rewards for the Small Screen: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. during Both Cold Wars

Helena Goscilo

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

President John Kennedy’s suggestion to the UN General Assembly that the U.S. and the USSR embark on a joint expedition to the moon adumbrated the appearance of a highly successful American TV series: ... More


“Your Body Belongs to the State”: The Mobilization of the Action Heroine in Service of the State in Red Sparrow and Atomic Blonde

Dan Ward

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on Atomic Blonde and Red Sparrow, the chapter explores the familiar forms of dehumanization invoked to reinforce the inherent othering of the rival nation, as well as how Hollywood ... More


Of Mothers and Motherlands: Figurations of Parenting and Patriotism in The Americans

David LaRocca

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Into a landscape with many prominent instances of “Russians on screen,” it comes as something of a (pleasant) surprise to discover The Americans, an FX series (2013-18) that depicts “the enemy” as a ... More


War, Media, and the Security of State and Capital

Lee Grieveson

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Lee Grieveson, explores the U.S. state’s use of cinema and its regulation of media and communication during World War I and in its immediate aftermath. It examines, in particular, ... More


A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

A Matter of Intelligence is a book about the British Security Service MI5. More specifically, it concerns one particular aspect of its work, the surveillance of anti-Nazi German refugees during the ... More


Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More


The American Civil War

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Because of its position as a port in the cotton trade, Liverpool had a special role in the Civil War. This chapter considers the rival consular activities of North and South, and the secret local ... More


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