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Queer Theory

"Queer theorizing often foregrounds literature as its analytical object, demonstrating its utility as a tool for reading literature both for the sake of close reading to understand the text, and to theorize the world more broadly. Queer theory is not only applicable to texts with “queer” characters: it serves as more than a hermeneutic for reading nonnormative gender, sexuality, and sex. ..." – By Lilith Acadia

Spies and Espionage in the Iberian Atlantic

"More than marginal and isolated actions, the use of spies and infiltrated informers in rival states was a recurrent instrument throughout the period and counted on the knowledge and agreement of the Iberian kings and their ministers. ..." – By Adriano Comissoli

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FEBRUARY 24, 2021

What's New: February 2021

In February 2021, more than 190 new and 14 revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

JANUARY 15, 2021

What's New: January 2021

In January 2021, more than 89 new and 3 revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

DECEMBER 17, 2020

What's New: December 2020

In December 2020, more than 137 new and revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.