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Christina Ionescu

here: the British Imagist poet Robert Aldington (1892–1962). A discreet and ironic textual banner is placed in the clouds on the title page —“La raison suffisante” (Sufficient reason Candide )—which alludes to Pangloss’s belief that human suffering makes sense when apprehended as part of a cosmic

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Deirdre Fernand

belief in the power and potential of the machine and industrial technology; a rejection of applied ornament and decoration; an embrace of abstraction; and a belief in the unity of all the arts. 16 These different factions within Modernism were all to reveal themselves throughout the 1930s: at the heart

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Solange Ribeiro de Oliveira

, works which the artist recreates, mainly to argue against conventional beliefs associated with them. Especially after studying the Brazilian social scientists Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda, Gilberto Freyre, and Alfredo Bosi, she has been creating a sort of counter-history, with a cutting political bent

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Michael Bath

these was built in 1591 for two merchant burgesses, Robert McNaught and James Rynd, who inscribed the date and their initials on the building, and the local belief that it was once occupied by Mary of Guise, or that this painting was for her use, lacks documentary evidence and can now almost certainly

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Melanie Stengele

reality of trench warfare, the text’s setting suggests that the country folk fear being confronted with “things beyond belief” (Carr 93), as they might be revealed both personally and professionally by the veteran who comes to clean down the concealing layers. Nevertheless, Birkin resolutely collects his

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Eric Robertson

subsequent generations of abstract artists working with film. What was radically original in his experiment was the belief that color could be a vital signifying force in its own right, even when it was detached from the guide ropes of figuration; in other words, it did not require any identifiable objects

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Michael Bath

remembered with architectural spaces: buildings are used as memory theatres whose features and spaces function as loci for words and ideas. Moreover these ideas historically include many of the hermetic and occult beliefs and practices which also preoccupied Frances Yates. For Freemasons the building which

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Rachel Dickson

told the tribunal this in his belief that it would raise his standing in their eyes and exempt him from internment! The opposite, as anyone might guess, was the case and Jacky only narrowly escaped being shipped off to Canada and was sent to the Isle of Man instead. 35 Jacky was associated with

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Prudence Gibson

, in 2008 the Swiss government made an amendment to acknowledge the moral rights of plants. Now, Switzerland’s law takes a biocentric position endorsing ‘the belief that all forms of life are equally valuable and that humanity is not the center of existence.’ 53 Ecuador also amended its constitution

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Vincent Robert-Nicoud

various beliefs and traditions related to them – constitute one of the focal points of the opposition between Catholics and Protestants. 66 Given the historical context and the satirical content of L’Isle Sonnante , its publication in 1562–63 may be understood as an attempt from the editor to capitalise