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Conclusion: ‘passing’ fads?: recent controversies of authenticity and authorship

Sinéad Moynihan

in Passing into the Present: Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082290
eISBN:
9781781702727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082290.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In his satirical response to the controversies involving J. T. LeRoy and James Frey, Tim Carvell makes explicit the connections between the acts of passing and writing. This is due in no small part ... More


Empires and Inquisitors

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how gem trading was often carried out in secret during the age of gunpowder empires. The full dimensions of the dealings involving gems were only partially revealed by criminal ... More


Do Not Feed the birds: Night and Day and the Defence of the Realm Act

Ian Blyth

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines some of the “darker currents” in Virginia Woolf's 1919 novel Night and Day which reveal the conditions on the home front during World War I. In particular, it considers how ... More


Hillary Clinton as Legislative Activist and Legal Defendant: Health Care Reform and the Whitewater Investigations—1993–1995

Shawn J. Parry-Giles

in Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038211
eISBN:
9780252096044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038211.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Hillary Clinton's leadership during the congressional health care debate and the investigations surrounding Whitewater—an era of her news biography marked with subterfuge and ... More


Reconsidering the Effects of Silence and Separation

Ian O’Donnell

in Prisoners, Solitude, and Time

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199684489
eISBN:
9780191793653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684489.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The historical evidence relating solitary confinement to insanity is reassessed in this chapter. It is argued that the strength of this correlation may have been exaggerated at the time and this has ... More


The ‘Cheshire Cat’: Paul Jacobsthal’s Journey from Marburg to Oxford

Katharina Ulmschneider and Sally Crawford

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter traces the untold story of German refugee scholar Paul Jacobsthal, as he came to Oxford under rather peculiar circumstances. Recent research on Jacobsthal by scholars based in England on ... More


The Illegal Slave Trade

Alan Forrest

in The Death of the French Atlantic: Trade, War, and Slavery in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199568956
eISBN:
9780191757617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199568956.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

The Congress of Vienna did not end the slave trade in French ports, nor across the North Atlantic, and the return of peace restricted the activities of naval vessels in boarding and arresting suspect ... More


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