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Published: 05 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377146-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7714-6
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005643-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0564-3
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... Understanding how power and the economy work over bodies and strain nerves is impossible without a critique of the phallus, emblem par excellence of patriarchy. The point here is to show that the phallus is not an abstract place, a simple signifier or differentiating sign. The phallus cannot...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... everything from scale-model wave tanks to computer-generated imagery (CGI) and explicates how they enable waves' narrative purposes and effects. Towering waves in film have operated as emblems of the elemental power of cosmic, inhuman, arbitrary forces; the return of the social-environmental repressed...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...,” Animal chooses to be a melancholic emblem of the failure of his citizenship to secure his human rights. neoliberalism postcolonial literature Bhopal human rights globalization ...
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: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
...—some dead, some alive, some nonhuman. Casting is critical for bringing in actors functioning as affiliating emblem for the franchise, while some characters are Hitchcock look-alikes, body approximations, or family-related. His daughter, Pat, has a central function in this respect. Name markers...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the first to dress Spanish style”), and granted Ayra de Ariutu the right to display a distinctive shield of arms. The heraldic emblems contain both European and Andean resonances, adding up to a suitably mixed symbol, with different possible readings, of the complex mediation that caciques performed...
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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: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... an allegorical symbol of the systemic human rights abuses that are produced by neoliberal policies. Representing what this essay terms “melancholic citizenship,” Animal chooses to be a melancholic emblem of the failure of his citizenship to secure his human rights. neoliberalism postcolonial literature...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of arms. The heraldic emblems contain both European and Andean resonances, adding up to a suitably mixed symbol, with different possible readings, of the complex mediation that caciques performed in colonial society. A template for the escutcheon is preserved in Seville’s General Archive of the Indies...