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South Atlantic Quarterly (1927) 26 (3): 266–279.
Published: 01 July 1927
...Leo Gershoy Copyright © 1927 by Duke University Press 1927 BARERE, ANACREON OF THE GUILLOTINE LEO GERSHOY Brooklyn, N. Y. There is a disturbing fullness about Bertrand Barere s appeal to posterity. His record reads like a register of crimes and the list of his personal traits resembles...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 531–546.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., then reprinted with a long, discursive preface in 1832. Hugo makes the strange decision to tell this story of the last day of a man sentenced to die on the guillotine—at four o'clock in the afternoon—in the first person. The implausibility of the narrative technique is a problem, as are Hugo's decisions never...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Nobody bears witness for the witness. —Paul Celan, “Ashglory” ​In his 1957 essay “Reflections on the Guillotine,” Albert Camus recounts the story of how he came...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 375–395.
Published: 01 July 2004
... dispassionate, observer. Heine will remark, only half in jest, that Kant had in any case far surpassed Robespierre in intel- lectual terrorism: whereas the guillotine managed to kill off only a pathetic, fat king who had lost his head anyway, the axe of reason had slain deism itself throughout Germany...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (3): 509–519.
Published: 01 July 2005
... a government of dangerous philistines. In my most recent work, to further articulate how America is imploding on itself, I have inverted the Pentagon building, turning it into a wounded guillotine. Collaging the Capitol 513 For my aim...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 1911
... of a republic so liberal that in it I would be guillotined as a reactionary. Our author may at times be accused of dreaming a republic so reactionary that he would be guillotined there as a liberal. We would be far from wishing any such eventuality, however, for of all the finest, most human, most witty, most...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1955) 54 (3): 328–339.
Published: 01 July 1955
... misguided individuals, and a few real martyrs died under the blade of the guillotine, but the majority of those exe­ cuted, to judge from the dossiers and other legal evidence, seem to have been guilty as charged. Even more significant perhaps than the atmosphere of terror which enveloped its name...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 745–761.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., printing 750  The South Atlantic Quarterly • October 2017 presses, art galleries, and clubs were closed. Anarchists continued to be arrested, imprisoned, and executed. In an introductory essay in Gregory Petrovich Maximoff’s book The Guillotine at Work, veteran activist Sam Dol- goff (2013: 13...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1924) 23 (4): 295–309.
Published: 01 October 1924
... ideals and ideas began to assert themselves. The revival of the guillotine in France, in 1909, struck the thoughtful mind as a thing of evil omen. It seemed to mark either a recrudescence of old disorders or the dying out of the influence which in every land had been making for a healthier penal system...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 55–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... evil, the so-called Bush Doctrine is its guillotine. The centerpiece of the doctrine states—contrary to the UN Charter, which legitimizes only self-defensive conflict—that pre- emptive war is justified if an attack on the nation is deemed imminent. Fashioned to justify war against Hussein’s Iraq...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1914) 13 (4): 303–309.
Published: 01 October 1914
... revolution. The proscriptions in Rome of the aristocrats by Marius and Cinna and of the leaders of the democrats by Sulla, and the guillotining in France of the nobility during the Revolution, drained off the best blood of the nation a hundredfold faster than ordinary war. This deliberate and systematic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1932) 31 (4): 366–373.
Published: 01 October 1932
..., as it was before the guillotine made all men equal. It is, to quote Buckle, vested in: a machine well worthy of the design. The whole country is covered by an immense army of officials who, in the regularity of their descending series form an admirable emblem of that feudal system, which ceasing to be territorial...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1932) 31 (3): 321–330.
Published: 01 July 1932
... fac­ tor which operated adversely to a good opinion of France in England: the execution of Louis XVI. In February, 1797, Coleridge in a letter to John Thelwall charged the legislature of France with violating laws of their own making in putting Louis to the guillotine and condemned the practice...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 January 1997
... capitalism is the pinnacle a pin­ nacle at which ideological struggles will cease, bringing about the end of ideology. As Adolfo Sanchez Vazquez has commented in response to these opinions: History is another one of the heads that rolls under the postmodernist guillotine. It is no longer a question...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1904) 3 (2): 186–197.
Published: 01 April 1904
... is, perhaps, their most characteristic quality. As they are sung by the old negroes, they have a charm which is almost irresistible. The illustrations are by Carol McPherson and add very much to this interesting little volume. R. L. Flowers. Book Reviews. 197 The Literary Guillotine. By ? New York: John Lane...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1969) 68 (1): 74–85.
Published: 01 January 1969
..., established the nomenclature, and ordered the making of platinum prototypes.14 Ten days later the Committee of Public Instruction named special commissioners to perform the scientific work the members of the old metric commission before its purge, with the exception of Lavoisier who had been guillotined...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1940) 39 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 January 1940
... to 1795 claimed to act on behalf of the French 38 The South Atlantic Quarterly people because its members were in theory subject to recall by the sovereign people. But it was never clear how this people could make its wishes known since every opponent of the Committee lost his head under the guillotine...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... However, the new Reign of Terror may now be not a direct eighteenth- century construction of a guillotine for public executions, but a reign because of terror—perceived, invented, or real—a terror that is the raison d’être of the ways in which the government, the state, and individuals must...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 297–310.
Published: 01 July 2004
... on political reasons, this meant that even their bare life—their life doomed to death—was political. If, under 304 Jacques Rancière the guillotine, they were as equal, so to speak, ‘‘as men they had the right to the whole of equality, including equal participation to political life. Of course...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 597–608.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of Rights, trans. Allan Cameron (New York: Polity Press, 1995), 143 and also 128, 140–41, 144, 149–50, 160; Albert Camus, Reflections on the Guillotine, trans. Richard Howard (Michigan City, IN: Fridtjof-Karla Publications, 1959), 44–47; and Jacques Derrida, “Capital Punishment: Another...