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    • Images of Stoicsm and Courage in The Wife’s Lament 

      O'Brien, Karen (2007)
      There is a quiet, dignified portrayal of stoicism in the Wife’s Lament. The Wife’s Lament uses the Germanic Comitatus heroic ethic and metaphorises it through the exile of the wife. The theme of exile is a common theme ...
    • Images of the Germanic Comitatus 

      O'Brien, Karen (2007)
      The heroic ethic of the Germanic Comitatus was central to the lives of the Anglo-Saxons. Dignity and power was represented by bands of brave young warriors, who paid tribute to their Chieftain with gifts with bravery in ...
    • Law and the Crime of Practicing Popular Medicine in Early Modern Society 

      O'Brien, Karen (2013)
      Research into the ecclesiastical court records of Northwest England suggests that legal accusations initiated by the community were spontaneous demonstrations of fear that increased during periods of social dislocation, ...
    • Regulating Women: The ‘Mass Media’ of Early Modern Society? 

      O'Brien, Karen (Early Popular Visual Culture, Routledge, 2013)
      People in early modern England went to great lengths in court to protect themselves from the wrath of the female tongue and crimes of speech increased fourfold in England between 1580 and 1680. This paper explores legal ...
    • Testimony, Treaty and Decolonising Indigenous History from Images 

      O'Brien, Karen (Australia and New Zealand Law and History Journal, 2011)
      This paper examines Indigenous painting and art narrative of the far western desert as decolonising method. Indigenous experiences offered in images are studied for their value as Indigenous knowledges alongside a framework ...