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Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... The world dominated by its phantasmagorias—this, to make use of Baudelaire’s term, is modernity. —Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project Fashion: ‘‘Madam Death! Madam Death...
Published: 31 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386629
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8662-9
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Prologue. Life, Death, and Tragic Homecoming uring 1973, my first year at the Film Center, I spent a work...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...12  NJOONHYU SHIN and PIL HO KIM Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Group Sound Rock INTRO: “THE LADY IN THE RAIN” The song begins with a guitar playing a pentatonic melody line. Another gui- tar follows with a slight pitch-­bend, a brand-­new trick at the time of record- ing...
Published: 01 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9642-0
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
... 5 DRESSING AT DEATH: CLOTHING, TIME, AND MEMORY IN BUHAYA, TANZANIA Brad Weiss T Discussions of the relation between memory and objects often focus on the creation of specialized mnemonic...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Death of the Forest Manuel Moreno Fraginals The eastward expansion of sugar cultivation in the nineteenth century brought about the destruction of huge areas of forestland. The scale of this ecological disaster is con- veyed in the following extract from the study The Sugar Mill...
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
... CHAPTER ONE The Death of Wood Fairy I never meant to stay in China. I never even meant to go to China. I wasn't enamored of the mysterious East. I dreamed of going to France, to England, even to the Soviet Union, but no...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
...Supernumerary Poem with Fruit Pastries that Allegorically Addresses Death When I was ill with mononucleosis, Two moon-faced children came to me and said, ‘‘We once were triplets Feverish, I stared At their identical pink quadriceps, Suspicious of the slow...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 1 : SECOND THOUGHTS: AMERICANS’ VIEWS ON THE DEATH PENALTY AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY Samuel R. Gross & Phoebe C. Ellsworth American public opinion on the death penalty has turned a corner. From the early 1980s through the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 3 : ‘‘UNTIL I CAN BE SURE HOW THE THREAT OF EXECUTING THE INNOCENT HAS TRANSFORMED THE DEATH PENALTY DEBATE Ken Armstrong & Steve Mills Tack twenty more points onto Anthony Porter’s iq and you put him in his grave, forgotten, one more name...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 6 : INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY William A. Schabas International human rights law only emerged as a coherent and comprehensive body of norms in the aftermath of the Second World War, a result in no small...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
... 6 The Death Drive and Aggression It is the death instinct, through projection, in a sense, that creates objects and the relation to them. The organism then creates powerful, destructive, and persecutory...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
...PART TWO 8 Modernist Cultures of the Death Drive Melancholy betrays the world for the sake of knowledge. But in its tenacious self- absorption it embraces dead objects in its contemplation, in order to...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
...Afterword: Modern(ist) Cultures of the Death Drive and the Melancholic Apparatus In my view the danger arising from the inner working of the death instinct is the first cause of anxiety.—Melanie Klein To seek reality is both to set out to explore the injury inflicted by it—to turn back on...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399568-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9956-8
...I Synchronicity: Death and the Vita nuova No snoKjlake falls in an inappropriate place. -Zen expression That mankind has in this sense been cowardly has done life endless harm; the experiences that are called "visions," the whole so-called "spirit world," death, all those...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... Life After Death The Notorious 8.1. G. na frightening way, the current hip-hop scene recalls the end of Good• I Fellas: The major players are turning up dead, heading offto prison, or lying low, waiting...
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
... ∞≠ Grace Kyungwon Hong Fun with Death and Dismemberment Irony, Farce, and the Limits of Nationalism in Oscar Zeta Acosta’s The Revolt of the Cockroach People and Ana Castillo’s So Far from God na Castillo’s novel So Far from God (1993, 19) begins: A‘‘La Loca was only three years...
Published: 01 October 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
... p a r t i i Preemption: Death and Life- Itself eugene thacker necroloGies or, the Death of the Body Politic The sections that follow have a very simple aim: to reconsider the contemporary discourse on biopolitics in light of a much older...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
...patricia ticineto clough and craig Willse Beyond Biopolitics The Governance of Life and Death Both in the United States and around the world, neoliberalism con- tinues to raise difficult questions about the rightful conduct of the state. This...