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Digital Historicism: Archival Footage, Digital Interface, and Historiographic Effects in Call of Duty: World at WarDownload
Historical videogames offer the promise of a new relationship between the reader of history and the account of an historical event, potentially transforming the “reader” of history into the active “user” or even “maker” of history. Indeed, the concept of historical videogames suggests that the...
The Passion of Oroonoko situatues Aphra Behn's novella Oroonoko (1689) within the context of debates about passive obedience and political obligation during the Revolution of 1688-9. It argues that Oroonoko leverages residual theories and forms of representing human action (baroque allegory,...
Everyone knows that when the heroine of Alexander Pope's mock-epic The Rape of the Lock exclaims, \"Oh hadst thou, Cruel! Been content to seize/ Hairs less in sight, or any Hairs but these,\" she is talking about her virginity (IV. 175-176). Most critics take Belinda's distress over losing a lock...