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Interdisciplinary Barthes

Interdisciplinary Barthes

Diana Knight (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The disciplinary range of Barthes’s work is unusually diverse, as is that of its reception. An energetic contributor to the human sciences in postwar France, Barthes is credited with a pivotal role ... More

SunnysideA Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Sunnyside: A Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Laura Wright

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266557
eISBN:
9780191905377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book traces developments in the history of British house-names from the tenth century, beginning with medieval house-naming practices referencing the householder’s name, the householder’s ... More

The Tale of al-Barrāq Son of Rawḥān and Laylā the ChasteA bilingual edition and study

The Tale of al-Barrāq Son of Rawḥān and Laylā the Chaste: A bilingual edition and study

Marlé Hammond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266687
eISBN:
9780191905407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is a bilingual edition and study of a lengthy specimen of pre-modern Arabic storytelling. The tale’s origins are unknown but it probably dates from the seventeenth century. As a sustained ... More

Total WarAn Emotional History

Total War: An Emotional History

Lucy Noakes, Claire Langhamer, and Claudia Siebrecht (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266663
eISBN:
9780191905384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266663.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

War is often lived through and remembered as a time of heightened emotional intensity. This edited collection places the emotions of war centre stage. It explores emotional responses in particular ... More

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