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Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390336-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9033-6
... 2 Key West the nation and the corpse Key West has been dead for 15 years. The funeral procession has just been held up...
Published: 28 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387985-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8798-5
... Chapter Four EROTIC CORPSE HOMOSEXUAL MISCEGENATION AND THE DECOMPOSITION OF ATTRACTION The Beautiful Bottom of Shameful Attractions Attraction to people or things marked by shame is a visible thread being pulled through this book. It surfaced first on surface itself...
Published: 19 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395041-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9504-1
... 5 CORPSE POLEMICS A photograph of the murdered Benno Ohnesorg, his head cradled by the twenty-two-year-old student Friederike Dollinger as he bled from a bullet wound, became an immediate icon for the New Left. The fu Spiegel printed it on the...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
Published: 06 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380146-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8014-6
Published: 18 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382225-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8222-5
Published: 14 March 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380948-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8094-8
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384182-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8418-2
...Corpses Néstor Perlongher Néstor Perlongher (1949–92) was a sociologist, gay activist, and one of Argentina’s best and most prolific poets. In a style that mixes the most convoluted neobaroque tropes with the profanity of sensual sordidness, his poetry registers the main cultural and po...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397502-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9750-2
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
..., especially Harry from the model film The Trouble with Harry, return in several corpse-related situations across the oeuvre. Certain props take on added significance in the doubling game, especially the mirror signaling character layers beyond the visible. The chapter analyzes the many doubling mechanisms...
Published: 17 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392361-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... Uli Linke 5 T h e L i m i t s o f E m p a t h y Emotional Anesthesia and the Museum of Corpses in Post-Holocaust Germany Inhumanity, techno-rational regimes of death, and the “banality of evil,” as Hannah Arendt (1963) termed it...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter positions the analysis as the team initiated its investigation alongside Mamerto Pizarro's corpse, as relatives sang laments. It juxtaposes Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia" and psychoanalytic work on mourning with laments. Psychoanalysis prompts reflection on the alternation...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 4 undertakes a queer-feminist analysis of the contemporary Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s videos about intimacy and exchange with the dead. From 1997 until the mid-2000s this artist returned repeatedly to a hospital morgue to perform with corpses in different scenes and...
Published: 27 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382515-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8251-5
... register the negative of that essence on his photographic plates. No one can read these plates. - Walter Benjamin Tempo and Pos Kota not only report the finding ofPetrus corpses; they also describe public reactions to them. Take, for instance, a report from Tempo (6 August 1983). It is in this same...
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By James Applewhite
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Thinned of needles by drought, Seemed a desert tribe Overtaken by an angel of death. Finally I climbed clear Of the valley which memory Stocked with its proxy Corpses. I saw air In its isolation now pure. We are unable to endure This light the cold whets to steel. I stood above river land And...
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9997-1
... 11 Network 96 12 The Deer Hunter 100 13 Apocalypse Now 102 14 Jasper Johns, Scent (1973-74) 116 15 Jasper Johns, Harlem Light (1967) 117 16 Jasper Johns, Corpse and Mirror (1974) 119 17 Saturday Night Fever 128 18 Jasper Johns, Winter, from The Seasons (1986...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-129
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... surviving old and knotted plants known as awicha (grandmother) are left standing. When coca leaves are harvested three times a year, they go through a drying process that likens them to the dead, who are converted from foul-smelling corpses into beneficial ancestors, like the sacred mummified bodies of...
Published: 27 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382515-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8251-5
... certain is that lA, the ringleader ofthe three, wanted a pistol. Pos Kota at some points makes this seem merely a perverse desire distinguishing it from the uses they might put it to. ((The penis and some ofthe fingers ofthe corpse were destroyed by the fire" Bagian alat vital dan sebagian jari mayat...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... about eleven in the forenoon, in violent convulsions; and the corpse presented in a few minutes after death one of the most horrid and loathsome spectacles I ever remember to have seen. The stomach was swollen immensely, like that of a man who has been drowned and lain under...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380757-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8075-7
... bound to be produced. . . . With the first, you lose your life. With the second, you lose your honor and reputation as well Even the dead are not safe from the speculations of the living. While the corpse may be idealized as a figure of respect, thereby generating a sense of community based on the...