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Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397007-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9700-7
... I. The Subject of America The Outsider Inside American character is a particularly vexed subject, vexed because, on the one hand, we no longer wish to define Americans in terms of certain character traits, modes of behavior, physical types, and yet, on...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... A year after its original publication in English, Wright’s 1953 novel The Outsider was available in Indonesia in its Dutch translation, as this review in a Bandung Dutch-language newspaper indicates. Although Wright’s Indonesian interlocutors were committed nationalists and prominent producers...
Published: 31 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386629-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8662-9
... 5 The Outsider patricidal desires Continuing the work begun by Native Son, The Outsider formally and thematically excavates the next layer of the subject filtered and sedi- mented by death. In fact,Wright explicitly articulates the archaeologi- cal nature of his entire project...
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... consider these possibilities—particularly the last—in this chapter. I identify obstacles that may be faced when outsiders assume Women’s Studies leadership positions and describe how these obstacles are exacerbated when the administrators are chrono- logically young and...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... cultural studies and a turn to the great outside, or news of it. These recent versions of what can be called “the turn turn” are taken up in literary fiction and by way of Erving Goffman’s sociology of “away,” and what Georg Simmel calls “the negative character of collective behavior” in a radically...
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... In a 1956 review of Wright’s novel The Outsider , Asrul Sani recalls his personal encounters with Wright one year earlier and restates his admiration for him as a true artist. However, his review is critical of Wright’s 1953 novel, because in Asrul’s judgment Wright is so fixated on advancing...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7982-9
...." Nadezhda Mandel'shtam commented on Shklovsky's work in the ac• tual "Third Factory of the Goskino - State Cinema": "Among the writers declared outside the law - not openly but hiddenly, as they always did in our country, was Shklovsky. He hid in the Film Factory the way Jews in Hungary hid in the...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... also led in the United States to the stock market crash of 1929, the Great Depression, and a cascade of uneven effects on global employment and economic restructuring. Germany and the United Kingdom, for instance, responded with high tariffs as a measure of protection from outside influences. Japan...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... ‘‘bewitchingly with darker skins This last claim, firmly establishing the beauty of blackness, is consistent with the other advertising markets that we have examined. Such assertions of racial pride speak to the interface between prior, often counterhegemonic traditions of cosmetics use in and outside the...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... Passports draw lines of belonging and exclusion not only at international borders but also within nation-states. In chapter 7, Rachel E. Rosenbloom describes the rush of passport applications occasioned by the imposition of new documentation requirements for U.S. citizens entering the United...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398981-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9898-1
...Five Exile in Oklahoma: The Outsiders and Rumble Fish [Adolph Zukor1 was like 96 years old. They were celebrating his birthday. They were helping him chew and everything. He was telling a story, I swear to God, about screwing Samuel Clemens on a story deal.-Jerry Belson, comedy...
Published: 11 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395263-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9526-3
...5 “I insist on the Christian dimension” On Forgiveness . . . and the Outside of the Human The questions I would like to explore in this essay pertain to the type of action specific to human relations we call forgiveness. Hannah Arendt’s erudite reflections in The Human Condition provide a...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392293-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9229-3
... 4 urban expropriation and the threat of the outside Korean Tenant Struggles against Housing Insecurity Every proper name is collective. —Deleuze and Parnet, Dialogues everybody wants somewhere process and dismissal...
Published: 26 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380481-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8048-1
Published: 09 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394082-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2
... chapter 9 On the Outside, Looking In Clifton-Choctaws, Race, and Federal Acknowledgment Tunica-Biloxi and Jena Choctaw histories suggest that the federal acknowledgment process, despite being burdensome to tribes and loaded with ideological assumptions...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397649-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9764-9
... MICHAEL MOON Screen Memories, or, Pop Comes from the Outside: Warhol and Queer Childhood "[ was never embarrassed about asking someone, literally, 'What should I paint)' because Pop comes from the outside, and how is asking...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396024-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9602-4
...FOUR • Screen Memories, or, Pop Comesfrom the Outside: Warhol and Queer Childhood "I was never embarrassed about asking someone, literally, 'What should 1 paint?' because Pop comesftom the outside, and how is asking someone for ideas any differentftom lookingfor them in a...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... newspapers aimed by the colonial state at Afri- can audiences. The respectable was also envisioned as a woman outside the domain of the customary, though she might well be said to preserve the pre- sumed virtues of the customary. The respectable’s claims to modernity were, if not uncontested, grudgingly...