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Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age (2021)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (2021). Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age. In D. H. Steinforth, & C. C. Rozier (Eds.), Britain and its neighbours: cultural contacts and exchanges in Medieval and early modern Europe. London: Routledge

In his Lex Castrensis, the thirteenth-century Danish writer Sven Aggesen tells the story of the creation of a law that he attributes to Knútr inn ríki (Cnut the Great) as a means of governing his substantial military following of retainers, known as... Read More about Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age.

The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec (2020)
Journal Article
Walsh, O. (2020). The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2020.1839085

Quebec has a tradition of language columns, articles discussing questions related to the French language produced by a single author and published regularly in the periodical press (Remysen 2005, 270-71). This study examines the content and discourse... Read More about The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec.

Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945 (2020)
Journal Article
Atkin, W. (in press). Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945. Dada/Surrealism,

This article explores the wartime works of Gherasim Luca and the Romanian surrealists during the 1940s, and considers how surrealist discourse was idiosyncratically reconfigured around the central themes of demons and black magic. Hermetically sealed... Read More about Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945.

Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’: the conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’ (2020)
Journal Article
Lane, J. F., & Lane, J. (2021). Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’: the conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’. Textual Practice, 35(4), 545-563. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236x.2020.1733066

© 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Jacques Rancière re-inflects Aristotle's famous maxim to claim that ‘man is a political animal because he is a literary animal’. He goes on to relate this characteristic of ‘literarity’... Read More about Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’: the conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’.

Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West (2019)
Book Chapter
LUTTON, R. (2019). Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West. In Illuminating Jesus in the Middle Ages (129-53). Leiden /Boston: Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004409422_009

From the eleventh century onward, there was an increasing preoccupation in Western Christianity with Christ’s humanity and suffering body. This “Christocentric turn” was not just towards the bloodied human body of Christ but also towards his human na... Read More about Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West.