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Critical Discourse Analysis (2019)
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Farrelly, M. (in press). Critical Discourse Analysis

Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is a social scientific theory and method for analyzing and critiquing the use of language and its contribution to forming and sustaining social practice and for analysis of how language can contribute to reproducing... Read More

The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. (2019)
Journal Article
Gratzke, M. (in press). The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. Forum for Modern Language Studies,

This article examines love, relationships, intimacy and gendered violence in fictionalised punk biographies by authors and post-punk recording artists Kauko Röyhkä and Rocko Schamoni. Punk rock’s DIY aesthetic emphasises self-fashioning and shock val... Read More

Scandal as medium of the celebritization process: Exploring the ‘Mina as Mother’ image in the context of post-war Italian culture (2018)
Journal Article
Haworth, R. (2018). Scandal as medium of the celebritization process: Exploring the ‘Mina as Mother’ image in the context of post-war Italian culture. Mediascapes, 11, 29-41

Mina is one of Italy’s most popular and best-loved pop singers. She rose to fame in the late 1950s and was particularly dominant from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. Yet she remains popular even today, despite retiring from television appearances and... Read More

Mina as Transnational Popular Music Star in the early 1960s (2018)
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Haworth, R. (2018). Mina as Transnational Popular Music Star in the early 1960s. Modern Languages Open, 2018(1), 1-16. doi:10.3828/mlo.v0i0.237

As a ‘timeless icon’, ‘sophisticated performer’ and ‘the most versatile singer in Italian pop music’ (Prato 163-9), Mina is perhaps the most famous and successful proponent of the canzone italiana, Italian mainstream pop music. Her meteoric rise to f... Read More

'Am I not an author?' Social class and the contemporary French novel (2018)
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Chadderton, H. (in press). 'Am I not an author?' Social class and the contemporary French novel. Modern & contemporary France / ASM & CF, 1-14. doi:10.1080/09639489.2018.1518319

While the term ‘working-class’ has fallen out of usage as the concept of class has lost its visibility and its power as a métarécit, this does not mean the issues that this term evokes have gone away. The hardship that comes of particular working liv... Read More

A Reader-Response Study of the Relationship between the Wayuu Peoples and Gabriel García Márquez's Literature: The Influence of Ethno-education on Language Use and Narratives of Identity in an Indigenous Bilingual Context (2018)
Journal Article
McAleer, P. (in press). A Reader-Response Study of the Relationship between the Wayuu Peoples and Gabriel García Márquez's Literature: The Influence of Ethno-education on Language Use and Narratives of Identity in an Indigenous Bilingual Context. The Modern language review, ISSN 0026-7937

French chanson (2018)
Journal Article
Haworth, R. (2018). French chanson. French studies, 72(1), (87-96). doi:10.1093/fs/knx244. ISSN 0016-1128

The multiple functions of criollo, gaucho and indigenous symbols in La historieta Patoruzú, 1936-50 : the conflicts of Peronism, nationalism, and migration (2017)
Journal Article
McAleer, P. R. (2018). The multiple functions of criollo, gaucho and indigenous symbols in La historieta Patoruzú, 1936-50 : the conflicts of Peronism, nationalism, and migration. Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, 27(2), 253-270. doi:10.1080/13569325.2017.1402753

This article considers the comic book, Patoruzú in light of the cultural expressions of Argentine criollismo between the 1930s and 50s. It begins by examining the political and class conflicts that informed the meanings of criollo symbols, and how Da... Read More

Scandal, motherhood and Mina in 1960s Italy (2017)
Journal Article
Haworth, R. (2017). Scandal, motherhood and Mina in 1960s Italy. Modern Italy, 22(3), 247-260. doi:10.1017/mit.2017.38

Celebrity scandals are a useful tool to reveal the pervasiveness of expected ways of behaving within a particular culture or society. Italy of the early 1960s was particularly marked by these kinds of scandals, including that of singer Mina's pregnan... Read More

Re-writing complexity through fragments: mapping Milan in the twenty-first century (2017)
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Rorato, L. (2017). Re-writing complexity through fragments: mapping Milan in the twenty-first century. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 25(4), 495-509. doi:10.1080/14782804.2017.1339590

This article engages with the powerful nature of individual fragments in challenging the stereotypical images of the city, in particular those images that tie Milan almost exclusively to fashion, design, or events like Expo 2015. Using a series of di... Read More

The littérature mineure of François Bon (2017)
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Chadderton, H. (2017). The littérature mineure of François Bon. Studies in 20th & 21st century literature, 41(1), (1-13). doi:10.4148/2334-4415.1870. ISSN 2334-4415

This article shows how the work of contemporary author François Bon can be read as an example of Deleuze and Guattari’s littérature mineure. Bon’s work stands out on the French literary scene for its capacity to be political in both its content and i... Read More

Translating class in Jonathan Coe (2017)
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Chadderton, H. (2017). Translating class in Jonathan Coe. Translator: Studies in Intercultural Communication, 23(3), 269-278. doi:10.1080/13556509.2017.1297673

This article looks at the translation and reception in France of the contemporary British author Jonathan Coe. Coe’s work is four times more popular in France than in the UK and is particularly enjoyed for its treatment of contemporary social and pol... Read More

Online video sharing: an alternative channel for film distribution? Copyright enforcement, censorship, and Chinese independent cinema (2016)
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Feng, L. (2017). Online video sharing: an alternative channel for film distribution? Copyright enforcement, censorship, and Chinese independent cinema. Chinese Journal of Communication, 10(3), (279-294). doi:10.1080/17544750.2016.1247736. ISSN 1754-4750

Regarding piracy as a crime of stealing copyright holders’ rightful profits, many creative industries, such as the film, music, and gaming industries, are battling for tough administrative and legal enforcement against copyright infringement. However... Read More

The perils of parody : joking with stereotypes in a postcolonial context in Cien años de soledad (2016)
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McAleer, P. (2016). The perils of parody : joking with stereotypes in a postcolonial context in Cien años de soledad. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 21(3), 187-203. doi:10.1080/14701847.2015.1179849

This article examines the comic treatment of the characters in Cien años de soledad. It challenges the previous studies of the novel’s comedy, which have tended to conclude that its comic formulas are necessarily subversive and carnivalesque. Employi... Read More

A powerful political platform: Françoise Giroud and L'Express in a Cold War climate (2016)
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Long, I. (2016). A powerful political platform: Françoise Giroud and L'Express in a Cold War climate. French History, 30(2), 241-258. doi:10.1093/fh/crw001

Founded in 1953 by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber and Françoise Giroud, L’Express was a politically committed outlet predominantly led by Giroud’s strong editorial direction until its rebranding in 1964 along the lines of Time magazine. Its goals were... Read More