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Kerstin Schmidt

The belief in the documentary veracity of photographs has been viewed in critical light from the beginnings of photography. At the same time, it has remained a powerful construct, as the ongoing trust in the power of photographs to serve as proof and authentic documentation demonstrates

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David Jasper

entered into. Hardison’s commentary on the Mass of Amalarius draws more naturally upon Shakespeare and the devices of theatre than upon the demands of doctrine, ‘belief’ being that which is intelligently entered into in dramatic performance rather than consciously achieved through any conscious or

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Katrin Röder

“incompatible” sites but they also combine heterogeneous and often contradictory values, ideologies, philosophies and beliefs. In the following, I seek to show that Foucault’s notion of heterotopia can productively be combined with Bhabha’s notion of cultural hybridity which dares “a move” into the

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Marion Gibson

predictors of future events as well as spiritualist mediums. This was because its provisions included measures against those suspected of fraudulently claiming to exercise magic or possess occult knowledge. It was the taking of money for such activities, rather than a belief in actual witchcraft, that drew

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Merle Tönnies and Anna Lienen

two versions, the novels by and about the ‘black male underclass’ constitute a less canonised and somewhat neglected group of works. The controversial term ‘underclass’ refers to a group that is fiercely debated by scholars from opposing ideological beliefs. The literary representations of the ‘black

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Julian Meyrick

-up practitioners who would otherwise have to go abroad to learn their craft. McGuire and Kardoss echoed Aldous’s belief that there is one kind of theatre, expressed in commercial production, whose practices were the necessary, if not sufficient, guarantee of the sector’s operation and worth. Rees, while having

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Gregory F. Tague

implies significant values and beliefs in her work, even if she pretends not to. Creativity risks interpretation. Natural energies do not intend to be symbolic, but an artist does. In this spirit, I think it might be instructive to have an interlude where I offer objections, and answers, to art as an

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Deborah Eve Freedman

where we belong, where we are not alone, where help always comes and where we are good enough just the way we are. A fairy tale you say? Well, yes, because a fairy tale expands our vision to include the natural world around us. The language of love has many voices. This is an ancient belief lying

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Julian Meyrick

social transformation (‘the personal is political’). Garry Wotherspoon describes the factors informing the new gay identity: First, there was a belief in the absolute validity of one’s sexual orientation. This … implied an outright rejection of social definitions of homosexuality as an illness, a crime

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Vincent Robert-Nicoud

nature are broken. This view connects to the widespread belief in the imminent end of the world. It suggests that cosmic events overturning the laws of nature – such events can be based on reality (solar eclipse, comet) or be cataclysmic (the fall of stars, the drying up of the sea, mountains becoming