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By Gayle Wald
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... audience reception Last Poets Marion Williams Novella Nelson ...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Although most of the episodes of the first season of Soul! are no longer available, an early episode including Novella Nelson, the Last Poets, and Marion Williams illustrates how the show worked to construct an “affective compact” with viewers. The affective compact encompassed the show’s mode...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... rewriting of fairy tales in The Bloody Chamber, and her extraordinary collection of short stories, Saints and Strangers. It concludes with a review and appreciation of her last novel, Wise Children. critique of feminist anti-pornography campaigns feminist fairy tales The Bloody Chamber Saints...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Pact, which isolated the trade-union movement. His government initiated a new cycle of de facto authoritarian and anticommunist regimes that would last until the restoration of democracy in 1982. Barrientos composed “Meditation for Bolivians,” which follows, in early 1967, several months before...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... Two liberal propositions that it did not adopt, however, were the outright emancipation of slaves and the secular character of the state. While Bolívar’s model lasted only five years and subsequent constitutions eliminated the lifetime presidency, the central authority of executive power actually...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... history of conservative politics, antagonism toward central government in La Paz, and tensions with Collas (Andean highlanders). The conservative government of Hugo Banzer Suárez, the last cruceño national political leader, had been shaken to its core during the Water War in Cochabamba in 2000...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... departments in the country, beginning in the late nineteenth century and lasting beyond the Chaco War (1932–35). The leaders, such as Santos Marka Tola, who signed the petition that follows in 1923, were accused of organizing subversion and revolt, and were subject to harassment by the landlord elite...