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Starring Hitler! Adolf Hitler As The Main Character In Twentieth-First Century French Fiction, Marion Duval Oct 2019

Starring Hitler! Adolf Hitler As The Main Character In Twentieth-First Century French Fiction, Marion Duval

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Adolf Hitler has remained a prominent figure in popular culture, often portrayed as either the personification of evil or as an object of comedic ridicule. Although Hitler has never belonged solely to history books, testimonials, or documentaries, he has recently received a great deal of attention in French literary fiction. This article reviews three recent French novels by established authors: La part de l’autre (The Alternate Hypothesis) by Emmanuel Schmitt, Lui (Him) by Patrick Besson and La jeunesse mélancolique et très désabusée d’Adolf Hitler (Adolf Hitler’s Depressed and Very Disillusioned Youth) by Michel Folco; all of which ...


Weaving The Fabric Of Success: Exploring Academic Attire And Eton College From 1440, Martin Lewis Oct 2019

Weaving The Fabric Of Success: Exploring Academic Attire And Eton College From 1440, Martin Lewis

Transactions of the Burgon Society

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Academic Dress On Picture Postcards Published By Davis’S Of Oxford, Their Rivals And Successors, Alex Kerr Oct 2019

Academic Dress On Picture Postcards Published By Davis’S Of Oxford, Their Rivals And Successors, Alex Kerr

Transactions of the Burgon Society

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Egregii Procuratores: The Master Of Arts’ Full-Dress Gown And Its Use By The Proctors And Assessor Of The University Of Oxford, Edmund Eggleston Oct 2019

Egregii Procuratores: The Master Of Arts’ Full-Dress Gown And Its Use By The Proctors And Assessor Of The University Of Oxford, Edmund Eggleston

Transactions of the Burgon Society

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Feeding Victory: 4-H, Extension, And The World War Ii Food Effort, Katherine Sundgren Sep 2019

Feeding Victory: 4-H, Extension, And The World War Ii Food Effort, Katherine Sundgren

Online Journal of Rural Research & Policy

4-H and the Extension Service were instrumental in contributing to the nationwide increase in food production that sustained the United States and its armed forces during World War II. At the onset of the war, the Extension Service distributed essential information at the national, state, and local levels through universities and the 4-H program. 4-H drew upon the intellectual and cultural tradition that they had cultivated to motivate and organize the food effort and help the allies win the war. 4-H’s national influence and resources provided eager allies to war-oriented programs. The war had a lasting impact on 4-H ...


The “Anarchy” Of King Arthur’S Beginnings: The Politics That Created The Arthurian Tradition, Andrew D. Pringle Mar 2019

The “Anarchy” Of King Arthur’S Beginnings: The Politics That Created The Arthurian Tradition, Andrew D. Pringle

Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

“The ‘Anarchy’ of King Arthur’s Beginnings: The Politics that Created the Arthurian Tradition” examines Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Brittaniae in a political and historical context to illuminate the 12th-century politics that started the Arthurian tradition and show how those politics influenced later works about the legendary king. Based on literary and historical research, this paper covers the transmission of politics in the Historia in three sections: a summary of the politics during the time Geoffrey wrote the Historia, an examination of the way those politics were integrated into the Historia, and finally a consideration of ...