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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398776-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9877-6
Book Chapter

By Rafael Campo
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... Coetzee critique ethics deconstruction novel studies allegorical reading ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay analyzes how Indra Sinha, in his 2007 novel, Animal’s People , uses the allegorical figure of the protagonist Animal to address the human rights tragedies that resulted from a disastrous gas leak from an American-owned pesticide factory in Bhopal, India, in 1984. By refusing...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
... The introduction lays out the book’s focus on Asian racialization and capitalism by analyzing a recent controversy in Canada over the removal of an image of an Asian female scientist from the newly designed one-hundred-dollar bill. The controversy allegorizes the dark side of the Asian-Jewish...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter continues the discussion of Kim Saryang, offering a new reading of his “Into the Light.” The chapter’s analysis of Kim’s work centers on dismantling the notion of a self-same I, as well as an allegorized I standing in for the plight of the Korean people. At the same time...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... and decoding, and this essay raises a series of questions about such analytic methods. Coetzee critique ethics deconstruction novel studies allegorical reading ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
..., that is to say the violence at the disposal of the state, took on added resonance in cross-cultural contexts of slavery and colonialism. Interpreting Locke’s interest in heraldry, coats of arms, and other emblems of sovereignty in light of Walter Benjamin’s insights into allegorical forms of signifying...
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... of gender, sexuality, family, and nation hold in check and unsettle the neoliberal ethic of entrepreneurship as self-care. The aspirations of Bunty and Babli and call center agents may be allegorical of the complex ways in which multiple Indias are constituted as archives of affect and temporality...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... autobiographical imaginings, it focuses on women’s oeuvre, showing how the concept of relational selves seems more appropriate than the idea of autonomous sovereign selves. It asserts that women through different times spoke for themselves, though this could come through in coded or allegorical expression...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... generated a norm of Western citizenship? Some faces “made bare” become socially vulnerable, and laws that prohibit concealing the face in public have contributed to constructing minorities as veiled and thus as conspirators the state must unveil. Simultaneously, an allegorical representation of justice...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... and resignifies the meaning of Asian American masculinity in the era of neoliberal globalization. diaspora studies globalization Bobby Cheung trans of color transgender This essay analyzes how Indra Sinha, in his 2007 novel, Animal’s People , uses the allegorical figure of the protagonist Animal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and ecclesiastical hierarchy, he processed through an array of triumphal arches before the assembled crowds of spectators. Over a week, the city feted the viceroy, one highlight being an allegorical masquerade including a float of the splendid mountain of silver. Bartolomé Arzáns de Orsúa y Vela’s description...
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... of sovereignty, that is to say the violence at the disposal of the state, took on added resonance in cross-cultural contexts of slavery and colonialism. Interpreting Locke’s interest in heraldry, coats of arms, and other emblems of sovereignty in light of Walter Benjamin’s insights into allegorical forms...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... ethics deconstruction novel studies allegorical reading ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... Over a week, the city feted the viceroy, one highlight being an allegorical masquerade including a float of the splendid mountain of silver. Bartolomé Arzáns de Orsúa y Vela’s description of the viceregal entry celebrates the city’s munificence and loyalty to the Crown, but also contains muted...