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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... Calloway Stands in for the Moon or D Hexorcism of Noxon D Awful, described on the title page as another one of those mean incoherent frequently nonsensical hallucinogenic diatribes 198 · PART IV by Ishmael Reed. Harding here was Nixon, or Noxon, with his wife Minnie D Moocher, their offspring a thing...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-076
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...198 · PART IV by Ishmael Reed. Harding here was Nixon, or Noxon, with his wife Minnie D Moocher, their offspring a thing in the closet with five o clock shadow and the USA possibly a stage set discarded by Ziegfeld. The satire was buckshot: This Marioprocaccino started off as a one- liner...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... the occupation of Franklin Kennamer s wife should be recorded, but she doesn t have one. Isabel Cooper, the former darling of the Manila vaudev ille stage and erstwhile mistress to the former chief of staff of the United States Army, is now a house wife. At thirty- one (accord- ing to this document), the script...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... closed down sometime in 2011 in order to make it into a second dining room for the restaurant. Around the same time, he converted another nearby space into a bar serving Western- style espresso, wine, and liqueurs. When I first knew Jia Yong, he lived with his wife and son in a large apartment in one...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
..., fear, loss, and longing humped through the fields of war by American GIs unfolds through list after list: of what they carried in common, of the distinctions between what they carried, of what they discarded, of what they dreaded, of what they dreamed, of what they joked their way into denying. Lists...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-031
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... mother were murdered in the Shoah. Ironically her husband was a wealthy entrepreneur, and an avid art collector, though it seems he showed no interest in his wife s watercolors and may not even have known of their existence. What kind of things did she paint? Ships at sea. Coastal landscapes. Skies...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... teaching “Beat poetry” seminar for PSA in fall. Helene unhappy in her new studio with just one light table, but describes a long walk on Gloucester’s boulevard and a new statue, the Fisherman’s Wife. Hettie goes to London, Paris, and Crete on her first European trip. Helene writes nearly every day, sends...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... of Boven Digoel wrote a letter to his son Soedihiat in Batavia. Clearly he does not know that his son is in prison. 36 Or: From police agent A. Mertoadmodjo in Koedoes, [Central Java], Janu- ary 26, 1929. Koesmirah, wife of Boven Digoel internee Sanoesi, asked me to write this letter for her. Koesmirah...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... with wife avoided confrontation with this woman of leopards and hens. The rebellion involved hundreds on the move who heard: stop collecting copal, wait before massacring whites, and know Germani as ancestral allies. They sought her charms; the uprising halted taxation and copal economies. Maria N’koi...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... previously appeared in your work, in particular in Flowers of Evil and Good, a photo installation portraying Baudelaire and his black muse, common- law wife Jeanne Duval. Can you tell me about your fascination for Baudelaire? lorraine o graDy I taught a course for nearly two decades here at sva in which we...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... wife, Old Mrs. Gao lived in one of three dazayuan rooms that belonged to her in- laws. Her husband worked as a security guard for the Na- tionalist (Guomin dang gmd) police. Then, in the early 1950s, just a few years after the founding of the PRC in 1949, and largely as a result of Old Mrs. Gao s per...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
..., existing sometimes in parallel and sometimes in crossing. The scene takes place after a young man, Mak, has been drafted into military service, has a near- death experience, and returns home to his wife, Nak, and their child, both of whom, it turns out, have died during the birth and are actually now...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... This chapter reflects on the lessons of Mapfumo’s life and career to date. The author shows how Mapfumo’s family and musicians have adjusted to life in Oregon. Mapfumo and his wife reconcile. The chapter centers on the argument that Mapfumo’s choice of exile represents his prioritizing his...
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By Florence Bernault
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...six Eating In 2002, a strange anecdote circulated through Libreville: the wife of a promi- nent local politician, looking into her brand- new freezer (imported from abroad) to fetch something for dinner, had found frozen human organs and realized, in a flash, that her husband participated...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
... wife pregnant by another man. In the first part, set in a village at the peak of colonialism, Aju- zia relates his nonliterate grandmother s stories of women s courage before and during the famous Igbo Women s War of 1929. On the eve of Ajuzia s departure 178 Scene 8 to the United States, Nne- nne...
Published: 25 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012450-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1245-0
... essence from the body producing it and then discards that body. In the language of spirit and essence, distillation suggests that consciousness might be a chemi- cal compound, embodied yet atmospheric. A liquid substance made all the more ethereal by its absorption of oxygen, perfume embodies the figure...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... were cut for the season. An un- healthy body meant a body passé and thus discardable. Healthy meant pink, which meant fit for the camp. In 1894, in Vienna, the already well- established Secession painter Gustav Klimt had been commissioned to decorate the ceilings in the new assembly hall of Vienna...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... problem returned. Margin the limit beyond which value addition slowed down or turned negative could be measured no better than could the earlier concepts of need or use. And yet, the concept of marginality was not discarded. Economists merely replaced cardinal analysis by ordinal analysis, as relative...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
... information, people, data, and documentation that clarified and complicated my understanding of how the developers were im- aging, imagining, and producing their project both rhetorically and mate- rially, as well as to knowledge and documentation of discussions around discarded plans. I interviewed several...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
..., or Lenin s State and Revolution, or Stalin or Trotsky, there was radiance in a book as well. 174 Chapter Ten On September 9, 1935, Sjahrir wrote from Boven Digoel to his wife in Holland, I have just seen in a newspaper an advertisement for Petromax lamp, a new model that burns for twenty- eight hours...