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Published: 15 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393160-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9316-0
Published: 15 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393160-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9316-0
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... A very brief chapter describing Rosemarie’s attempt to go to nursing school; she failed the entrance exam the first time. On her second try, she passed with flying colors but was accused of cheating and refused admittance. ...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... This chapter examines a popular local practice in the Bahamas in which performing for the camera is central: proms. Here, young people stage elaborate entrances projected onto screens within the prom venue. Young people, influenced by hip-hop and dancehall culture, perform their own visibility...
Book Chapter

By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... activities in the refurbished Qianmen dajie, 2008 28 Figure 1.4: Refurbished Qianmen dajie with white street lanterns, 2008 29 Figure 1.5: Wrought-iron archway at entrance to Guanyin Temple (West) Street, Dashalar, 2007 30 Figure 1.6: Roofs of the Guanyin Temple, Dashalar, 2007 30 Figure 1.7: Beautified...
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
..., the principal theme of this chapter is to show how the archetype of “the Paulista Woman” imbued the female participants in the uprising with specific racial and class attributes and depoliticized women’s entrance into the public sphere. It also considers the limits of acceptable forms of participation...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... arrives at a defense of Derrida’s democratic politics and his ethics of hospitality, with its insistence on the perilous conflicts and potentials that arise with the entrance of the visitor, the friend, or the stranger. ...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... argued, Solomon-Godeau observes that it remains alive and well (which is by no means to say that she endorses it). These recent manifestations of documentary, some of which are assimilated into artistic networks and markets, are haunted by the eclipse of evidentiary certainty but simultaneously entranced...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... artificiality. These debates are particularly interesting in that they argue that biology is shaped by social life. Changing patterns of fertility associated to the entrance of women into the workforce are described by menstrual suppression advocates as exposing contemporary women to what is often referred to...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... au1 (The fiercer it bites, the more painful it gets) M y l i to nh b o nhau ( There are small and big things to remind one another) Ki m tra h m h nông sâu th nào? (Check it out, how deep is the shelter?) Mi ng h m che y làm sao? (What is covering the entrance?) Khách n ch nào, ch n p ch mô...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... protectorate. Prokudin- Gorsky s travels in Turkestan included trips in January 1907 and 1911 to the ancient city of Bukhara. Among the ancient monuments photographed is a bright winter view of the main entrance to the citadel, or ark, Bukhara s oldest archeological site, with layers going back at least to the...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-130
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... friend M. Ferdinand de Lesseps exclusive power to constitute and direct a Universal Company for cutting the Isthmus of Suez, opening a passage suitable for large vessels, forming or adapting two su cient entrances, one on the Mediterranean, the other on the Red Sea, and estab- lishing one or two ports...
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... depoliticized women’s entrance into the public sphere. It also considers the limits of acceptable forms of participation for women in an armed uprising, and the ways in which women pushed the boundaries of the Mulher Paulista archetype. Given the very real differences in levels of wealth and economic...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-073
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... dormitory, would receive two cold meals and one hot meal per day, and would draw fresh clothing, take showers, and exercise on a rotational basis. Some 91 entrances were planned and distributed accord- ing to population, so that every point in Manhattan was within 5 to 10 minutes walking distance of an...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Burney family. The self-educated Burney was widely recognized as a brilliant young woman, renowned for her social commentary and novels of manners. Considered the forerunner of Jane Austen, Burney s best-known ctional works are Evelina; Or, The History of A Young Lady s Entrance Into the World (1778...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-096
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... the association. At 9 o’clock a.m. the ladies and lasses of the Black Cross Nurses’ First Aid Society and Boys’ Brigade of this branch, fully dressed in their uniforms, made a thorough lineup by the way of a procession, carrying slogans and mottoes, marched to the entrance of the dis- trict to...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... Canal Zone; it is located at the entrance of the canal, the Bridge of the Americas, and Bal- boa port. Marcus Garvey to the Daily Gleaner [[York House, Kingston, Jamaica, May 11, 1921...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... Zone; it is located at the entrance of the canal, the Bridge of the Americas, and Bal- boa port. Marcus Garvey to the Daily Gleaner [[York House, Kingston, Jamaica, May 11, 1921...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... housing blocks 252 8.7 Communal washing in the courtyard 258 9.1 Civilizing the hallway entrance 269 9.2 An elaborate ancestral altar at the Lunar New Year 270 9.3 Tiger cage as space for women s domestic work 273 9.4 Mosaic of tiger cages and early iterations of c i n i 274 9.5 Precariously perched...
Book Chapter

By Lee Wallace
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0913-9
... entrancement of cinema and an attempt to capture the formal intuition of a par tic u lar film sentence by sentence. Prose imperfectly captures the register of film but, as both the clas- sical and queer comedies of remarriage happily teach, the pursuit of perfec- tion relies on getting things wrong as a way...