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The ‘curious effects’ of acting: homosexuality, theatre and female impersonation at the University of Cambridge, 1900-1939 (2021)
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The University of Cambridge educated a significant proportion of Britain’s elite in the early twentieth century. The homosocial environment of the colleges was similar in many ways to that of the single-sex public boarding schools which many of the u... Read More about The ‘curious effects’ of acting: homosexuality, theatre and female impersonation at the University of Cambridge, 1900-1939.

The cultural politics of pervasive drama: aural narrative, digital media and re-compositions of urban space (2015)
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This article argues that pervasive drama has the capacity to illuminate the cultural politics of urban space, by highlighting microsociological power relations that shape everyday movement. It suggests that the medium does this in two ways: firstly,... Read More about The cultural politics of pervasive drama: aural narrative, digital media and re-compositions of urban space.

The cultural politics of pervasive drama: aural narrative, digital media and re-compositions of urban space (2015)
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This article argues that pervasive drama has the capacity to illuminate the cultural politics of urban space, by highlighting microsociological power relations that shape everyday movement. It suggests that the medium does this in two ways: firstly,... Read More about The cultural politics of pervasive drama: aural narrative, digital media and re-compositions of urban space.

The mood of defeat (2014)
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Although the mood of defeat is usually seen as physically and emotionally debilitating, many historians and philosophers have argued that the defeated are in a better position to understand history. In the words of the historian Reinhart Koselleck, '... Read More about The mood of defeat.