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Arcadia (1992) and Signals of Distress (1994)
Philip Tew

scientific view that every offence – Mr Phipps might call it sin – should be settled only by reparations of an equal force,’” (153) emphasizing the disproportion of everything concerning Howells, including his tithe on virtually all activities in the locality. Clumsy as he is, Aymer offers a sense of proportion and equity. The rest of the day is engaged at Dry Manston in the corralling of the cattle and the removal of the Belle from the bar, followed by a night-time celebration with dancing. Excited by dancing with Katie, and slightly drunk, Aymer “lay awake and tried to

in Jim Crace
Andrew Frayn

from decade to decade’.4 The British popular press was in bullish mood, aligning itself with the French Prime Minister Clemenceau’s demand for full monetary reparations, while Lloyd George’s prescient view that too 78 Writing disenchantment: First World War prose harsh a peace would lead to further conflict was marginalised by triumphalism.5 The enchantments of victory seemed to validate the narrative of progress which had been threatened by the war. Those enchantments existed alongside and were soon felt subsumed by the problems of reintegration. For soldiers

in Writing disenchantment
Andrew Frayn

were forced on him by the dismal & degrading spectacle of the Peace Congress, where men played shamelessly, not for Europe, or even England, but for their own return to Parliament at the next election.’94 Keynes’s enchantments are negated by the greed both of the reparations and the self-promotion of those who conducted negotiations. Gone is the paternalism of Victorian politics, replaced by a naked Modernism, conflict and the home front, 1922–27 139 Figure 3.1  The Peace Day parade in London, 1919 self-interest. The Manchester Guardian’s editorial also noted

in Writing disenchantment
The role of theatre practitioners in exploring the past
Yvette Hutchison

. Miller has created a form that acknowledges the fragmentary nature of memory and engaged with emotional truths, particularly in his use of sound and visual images to convey inexpressible loss and pain. He also engages critically with the TRC, indirectly questioning the religious frame and asking whether we have paid appropriate reparations for the sins of the past, while asking about the place of these memories in the present. This work deals directly with the dilemma of memory for a nation that is still profoundly divided, one which needs to remember and also to

in South African performance and archives of memory
John Kinsella

more or less belated reparations, according to a narrative logic that is partially independent of passing time). These earlier gaps can be ellipses pure and simple, that is, breaks in the temporal continuity.4 Genette goes on to denote a second kind of ‘gap’, which would also suit here, but I mention the first to show how placing a piece of writing in a narrative discourse allows us to use the layerings of the polysituated storytelling of our lives. We are always editing and backfilling, commenting on and expanding our personal narratives. In this way, what follows

in Polysituatedness
Abstract only
Peter Redford

health and of often writing. Which when I desire from you I promise to you. farwell. Hand P. (Q. Aurelii Symmachi, Book 1, letter 5, to his father, pp. 5–6.) Commentary 9.4.2. Prostina: Symmachus has ‘Praenestina’, Palestrina, a small town about 18 miles east of Rome. o 10v 20 (Marginal note: 1.11.) Sir. It is my fortune that wheresoever I sett my foote some point of building streight presents it self unto me: as now the reparations of oCap: puts me into great charges. part of which is delayed thorough negligence: part lately repayred in hast and somewhat carelessly

in The Burley manuscript