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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313221
Description: Balch Ingram's observation in Leslie's Weekly on the Vanderbilts' employment of French decorators indicates a high regard for these artisans and tradesmen at the end of the nineteenth century. Their e... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313238
Description: The eighteenth century in France is close enough in tin1e for us to appreciate its exultation of the senses and its single-minded pursuit of pleasure. Yet, it is also far enough away to forget that th... More
Creators: Dwyer, Philip
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1058301
Description: The author's second volume of this biography sheds further fresh light on one of the great figures of modern history. After a meteoric rise, a military-political coup in 1799 established Napoleon Bona... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1055558
Description: Boris Vian is a rare phenomenon. Nothing short of a national treasure in France, he is hardly known overseas. In his lifetime, he divided literary opinion with masterpieces that failed to sell and bes... More
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Creators: Imre, Robert
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1067738
Description: Review of: The Mainstreaming of the Extreme Right in France and Australia. A Populist Hegemony? Aurélien Mondon. Farnham, Ashgate, 2013 244 pages, £55.00, ISBN: 9781409452607
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1056316
Description: Gérard Genette’s seminal study of the paratext, Seuils (1987), is the starting point for this collection of essays, all of which seek not only to engage with Genette’s taxonomy and apply it, but also ... More
Creators: Rolls, Alistair
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:6791
Description: The aim of this article is to draw an analogy between the debate around the contemporary notion of a queer curriculum and a Parisian poet of the mid-twentieth century, on whom the very term would have... More
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Creators: Dwyer, Philip
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/921345
Description: Although the idea of ‘Universal Monarchy’ has existed since the early middle ages, the term started to be used pejoratively from the sixteenth century onwards. This article looks at the manner in whic... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Rolls, Alistair
Date: 2009
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: uon:8622
Description: Much about detective fiction is uncertain. There are, for example, all the various genres and sub-genres of which it is composed. It is often difficult to find agreement on what would appear the most ... More
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Creators: Rolls, Alistair
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/918562
Description: One of the enduring myths ofdetective fiction surrounds the concept of the clue puzzle. The pleasure of reading a detective story is generally held to lie in the web of clues that allow us to pit our ... More
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Creators: Dwyer, Philip
Date: 2008
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:5021
Description: How did Napoléon rise so rapidly from Corsican outsider to emperor of France? It is one of history's most beguiling questions, one that has prompted legions of authors faced with a lifetime's worth of... More
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/41501
Description: This paper describes regional methods for assessing field significance and regional consistency for trend detection in hydrological extremes. Four procedures for assessing field significance are compa... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Ramsland, Marie
Date: 2008
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: uon:6717
Description: Cet article présentera quelques écrivains rochelais et novocastriens, en analysant des aspects de leurs œuvres en prose qui parlent d'une région ou d'un paysage spécifique. Quoique consciente des diff... More
Creators: Quirk, Victor
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/927669
Description: Useful insights into the basis of contemporary opposition to modern Job Guarantee proposals may be found in past struggles over the elimination of unemployment through state provision of employment. T... More
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Creators: Chawner, Allan
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: event
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/35958