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Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 02 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387442-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8744-2
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7581-4
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-082
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002079-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
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By Mary R. Desjardins
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... gossip Confidential magazine This Is Your Life Maureen O’Hara Hollywood scandal ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... This chapter explores how television and scandal magazines of the 1950s competed and converged through their use of stars whose personas had been established by the film industry. The recyclings of Maureen O’Hara through the moral biography of This Is Your Life and the scandalous gossip...
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By Ilan Stavans
Published: 25 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373179-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7317-9
... The seventh chapter looks at Adál as a Nuyorican artist interested in science fiction. It comments on his attraction to the genre of the fotonovela . Stavans visits Adál in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they discuss Spanglish not only as a language but also as a cultural approach to life...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
...” listing her week’s accomplishments, addressed to “La Comandante Jones.” Hettie complains that previous agent, ICM, pocketed royalty money she was owed by Viking for Big Star. They discuss whether “getting on with your life” includes cleaning. Hettie goes to California, describes herself as being...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... of a livable life without violence. Hansen’s disease sterilization American propaganda marriage as evidence of cure Your Paradise ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The life of the Aymara hip-hop artist Abraham Bojórquez was cut off tragically in a traffc accident in El Alto in 2009, when he was twenty-six. Born in El Alto, he migrated to Brazil alone when he was twelve and worked in textile workshops and other informal jobs in São Paulo. There he learned...
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By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
...Forms of Life This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Gender, Trauma, and Memory This chapter analyzes two key female characters in Ann-Marie MacDonald’s epic novel Fall on Your Knees who use experimental, improvised performance to disrupt prevailing power relations that privilege white, male heterosexual identity. Materia’s and Frances’s...
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
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By Colin Milburn
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002789-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0278-9
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-091
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 15 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393481-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9348-1
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... This chapter returns to the example of the brick wall introduced in chapter 4 and asks what it means to think of diversity work as a “banging your head against a brick wall job.” It suggests that the wall is more than a metaphor and refers to the processes whereby histories become concrete, how...