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Published: 31 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383901-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8390-1
... CHRIS CASTIGLIA The Genealogy of a Democratic Crush B I had a full life in drama. —Monica Lewinsky, in Andrew Morton, Monica’s Story All critical challenges to already existing democracy occur...
Published: 09 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382652-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8265-2
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383383-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8338-3
... ‘‘Crushing the Pistachio Eroticism in Senegal and the Art of Ousmane Ndiaye Dago T. K. Biaya Translated by Steven Rendall M. Dimé’s sculpture Serer Woman, a work structured by a piece of Senegalese erotic symbolism, puzzled art critics at the Biennial Expo- sition in Venice...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
Book Chapter

By Rafael Campo
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
... industry that if It wanted to, might crush them. On their backs, They take a swig of rum; they’re comforted, Perhaps, by someone else’s touch, the taste Of salt that’s in the breeze with the exhaust. Imagine how gigantic are their shadows, Projected on the dingy walls...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
..., I’d have to waterfall I’dhavetowine I’d have to die like crushed grapes through my eyes, cough up vultures spit green silence and shed a dried-up skin no good to animals no good for a trophy I’d have to cry these wounds this war to mourn for us. . 33 . ...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... itself in the region, as an overwhelmingly rural revolt crushed the new Spanish project. Dominicans and Haitians fought together to preserve independence; they dreamed together. ...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... This chapter details the establishment of the occupation itself in different parts of the Dominican territory. Even as Spanish troops had barely arrived, a number of anticolonial mobilizations occurred. The new administration managed to crush these, including a center-island campaign, and they...
Book Chapter

By James Applewhite
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... soil’s fledgling pines. Two board shacks with windowpanes crushed by the heat, paint bruised off by a weight of deprivation. What balm of Gilead descends for this mother, baby on the hip of her luminous jeans? In what hollow of mind has even Christ held such features? Face of a black boy...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...In Sight of the Self Current from rain last night Crushes past, rapids with separate Cordings like glistening muscle. A lecture has made me late But I feel at home in my house Of clothes, poncho an envelope Sealing heat. The dim chasm Between banks of trees flows With fog in the rain. I...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... When General Hugo Banzer Suárez met with peasant leaders at the Presidential Palace in 1974, he encouraged them to cooperate with the right-wing military regime’s campaign to crush his opponents. The following extract from his speech illustrates not only state violence in the Cold War period...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... toward the desired water. And gliding hastily against the painted tablet, she perished in the collision, her gullet crushed. Translated from Latin by Donald Cheney ...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... admiration, one favourable glance. I was glad of blasphemy, pronounced it on quick lips and my mouth crushed the immaculate syllables of belief, even hope. I promised coffins and dreamless sleep, headlessness, a gutted heart and highways of blood which silly men would read from aeroplanes to...
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
... depicted in his textbook.That damn queer, I can’t forgive his innocence, as if he might be just like anyone, his love weak armies crushed in this heart lost to fear. 7 ...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
...For My Brother’s Wedding in honor of Mark and Gabriela My brother is the restless type, renowned for his extreme adventures. He has climbed a Himalayan peak, swum naked in a bioluminescent bay at dawn, and even had a motorcycle crush his ankle in...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
...? Where am I that I don’t come to rescue me. Killing dragons. Or will I have to face the monsters with crushed eyes and ruined lungs and with the vague memory of what I did and will do to guide me like a spider web in the unending garden of death...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
... relucientes de milico ahora mismo— ahora mismo. . 112 . LAST WALTZ IN SANTIAGO All that you’ve danced they take from you they just take it just like that. They kill the dancer in you they crush her slowly, they skeleton, smoke, before she can...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
... that rise in the air and drop at even intervals into the hole dug into the trunk of the timbó tree, thumping and crushing the grains of corn, producing a deep steady rhythm, primeval music approaching the perfection of a symphony. Francisca is almost seventy and has the geography of pain...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
... / soaring thrust / trust there is Mahler / Webern / Beethoven / Verdi / things not left to go slack—mutuality— Stankiewicz—sound of electricity—clank—swarm—crawl —swivel—sensation of ominous pushing—a juggernaut mashed—Cesar’s crushed machines—there is communication—heightened awareness—lift...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
...Prometheus’s Liver Jiří Kolář (1914–2002) Kolář was a poet and visual artist in Group 42. His 1950 collection of poems, Promé- teova játra (Prometheus’s liver), is a poetic diary in which the detailed and faith- ful description of his daily routine develops into a myth of modern man crushed...