find the necessities and satisfaction of life that they don’t want to leave it’ (III: 904). For in addition to preventing luxury this system would also ensure that ‘the whole world lives and nobody enriches himself’ (904). It has been argued that all of Rousseau’s subsequent ideas were contained in On Political Economy. One might equally argue that all his mature thoughts reached their zenith in Projet du Corse, where he combined his Spartan romance for rural austerity, a concern for the poor, a realist understanding of international relations – and an understanding

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the vernacular. The writer treats the narrative of Jerusalem’s fall as an occasion for affective devotion, focused in particular on the theme of vengeance. Critical assessment of the poem has primarily focused on its relationship to the Siege of Jerusalem, with which it shares anti-Semitic sentiment. Discussion of the poem has largely focused on this element in the context of medieval Christian romance and pious discourse, suggesting that it worked affectively to discourage its audience from sympathizing with Jews.21 This research has been critical for understanding

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’s Pearl Harbor (2001) was no less popular, and revisited cinemas to much fanfare in the aftermath of 9/​11.34 In the immediate 9/​11 moment, a number of other films also began to engage with complex narratives that promulgated the ‘good war’, dedicated to notions of liberation, freedom, nation-​building and moral superiority, and which inadvertently or otherwise became de rigueur as cultural bulwarks of the Bush administration’s agenda. Using classical moorings, the nobility and romance of conflict was reaffirmed in Troy (Wolfgang Petersen, 2004), Kingdom of Heaven

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, the arguments with Richard Heffner at CARA about the rating for the film, and the discomfort that the subject matter personally caused to Warner Bros.’ chair Bob Daly, left their marks on Stone.30 It was a film that Hollywood found hard to accept, even with its commercial success.31 Meanwhile, Tarantino accepted full payment for an original screenplay that was typically uncompromising and resonant of his debut cult hit, Reservoir Dogs (1992) from two years before, as well as his much-​touted script for what became Tony Scott’s True Romance (1993). With the critical

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and Katy Price, Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein’s Universe ( Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2012). 88 See Hight, Picturing Modernism , pp. 56–94; and Ades, Photomontage , pp. 148–50. 89 Hight, Picturing Modernism , p. 70; and

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, ‘Advertising: The Magic System’, in Problems of Materialism and Culture: Selected Essays ( London and New York : Verso, 1997), pp. 170–95, at p. 182. Katy Price explained this shift is termed the ‘Northcliffe revolution’, after Lord Northcliffe (Alfred Harmsworth); Katy Price, Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein’s Universe ( Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2012), p. 6

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The clergy and emigration in principle

’Connell criticised ‘the romance of the Emigration Report’ [Horton’s of 1827] but later served on a select committee which approved Wakefield’s ideas, and urged the government to implement them in a speech in 1837; O’Connell to Pierce Mahony, 17 [and 19] Sept. 1828, in Maurice R. O’Connell, The Correspondence of Daniel O’Connell (8 vols, Dublin, 1972–80), iii, pp. 406–10; Report from the select committee on the disposal of lands in the British colonies; together with the minutes of evidence, and appendix, p. 1, H.C. 1836 (512), xi, 499; Speech to House of Commons, 28 Apr. 1837

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), a personal reminiscence which combined jingoism with criticism of army bureaucracy and Gilbert Frankau, Peter Jackson, Cigar Merchant: a Romance of Married Life (London, 1920), a patriotic war novel which reflected the stance of its author. WAAC, The Woman’s Story of the War (London, 1930), p. 35. May Sinclair, Journal of Impressions in Belgium (London, 1915), p. 16. Helen Zenna Smith (pseud. of Evadne Price), Not So Quiet: Stepdaughters of War (New York, 1989, first published 1930), pp. 30–1. Ibid., pp. 163–4. Ibid., pp. 216–17. Mary Borden, The Forbidden Zone

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Treatment , p. 57. 179  ‘Algeria: The Land of Romance’, Times supplement, p. xxvi. 180  Charles Brody, ‘Technique de Brody’, in Charles Brody (ed.), Traité d’hélio- et d’actinologie: physique – biologie – thérapeutique , 2 vols. ( Paris : Maloine, 1938), vol. I, pp

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: The Collected Works, p. 1267. 214 Parry, The Golden Age, p. 45. 215 ‘Thomas Middleton’s The Triumphs of Truth’, p. 17. 208 Pageantry and power 216 Watanabe-O’Kelly, ‘Early modern European festivals’, p. 23. 217 Smuts, ‘Public ceremony’, p. 67. I will return to this issue at greater length in the next chapter. 218 ‘Introduction to Monuments of Honour’, p. 231. 219 Watt, Cheap Print, p. 330. As an illustration of her point, Munday’s medieval-style ‘romances’, some of which were first published in the 1580s, were still being reprinted well into the 1660s. 220 In 1604

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