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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379065-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7906-5
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021636-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2163-6
Series: Theory Q
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024484-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2448-4
... a paradoxical labor for histories of sexuality in South Asia: to read the archival exemplar precisely for what it cannot hold. There is no stabilizing recuperation of historical detail on offer here; rather, there is an exhortation to think the exemplar of sexuality as an absorbing and abundant discursive...
Published: 13 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393467-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9346-7
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... that was maintained between Israeli colonial practices and U.S. imperial pursuits. The chapter considers how our optics change when we consider Israel/Palestine not as an exception to colonial practice but as a crystalline contemporary exemplar of it. Israel/Palestine Colonialism Colonial studies Edward...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059318-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... to map out a comparative anthropology of wisdom help us characterize and tease out some key aspects of Serres’s method. At the intersection between Serres and anthropology, this chapter explores the fraught relation between wisdom and knowledge, the interplay of exemplarity and exception...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... This chapter focuses on refugee agency to explore how refugees find and create spaces for action, collaborate with activists to elude and challenge structures of control, and articulate an alternative politics of identity and self-determination beyond their identity as exemplars of “bare life...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... and intercultural frisson. At this generational and cultural crossroads, the Afro-Atlantic priests are anything but the exemplars of unawareness, projection, and befuddlement that the theorists of the fetish have made them into. To Marx, fetishism was the false transfer of agency from people to commodities...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... Born in Pakistan, the Urdu modernist poet Miraji began his forays into translation and lyric by scrounging for literary exemplars in Lahore libraries. Among them was the poet Sappho. This chapter turns to Miraji's essay on Sappho, a lyricist whose life and lyric was always on the move to speak...
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By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... an encyclopedic impulse without succumbing to the totalizing aggrandizements or pretensions to mastery that corrupt more rigid brands of encyclopedism. As Denis Diderot provides one sanguine exemplar of the dialectical interplay of digressiveness and encyclopedism, he also anticipates a closely allied version...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... in the context of an intergenerational and intercultural frisson. At this generational and cultural crossroads, the Afro-Atlantic priests are anything but the exemplars of unawareness, projection, and befuddlement that the theorists of the fetish have made them into. To Marx, fetishism was the false transfer...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-101
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The mining leader Domitila Barrios de Chungara (1937–2012) produced her classic book Let Me Speak! in conversation with the Brazilian Moema Viezzer during a women’s rights event in Mexico in 1975. From its first edition, in 1977, it became widely influential and perhaps the earliest exemplar...
Book Chapter

By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... for action, collaborate with activists to elude and challenge structures of control, and articulate an alternative politics of identity and self-determination beyond their identity as exemplars of “bare life.” The chapter recounts the process of ethnogenesis through which Somali Bantu refugees in Dadaab...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... Israeli colonial practices and U.S. imperial pursuits. The chapter considers how our optics change when we consider Israel/Palestine not as an exception to colonial practice but as a crystalline contemporary exemplar of it. Israel/Palestine Colonialism Colonial studies Edward Said U.S. imperial...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... wisdom and knowledge, the interplay of exemplarity and exception in characterizations of wisdom, and the paradoxical tension between wisdom, difference, and “culture.” comparison wisdom knowledge stoicism ...
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By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... Born in Pakistan, the Urdu modernist poet Miraji began his forays into translation and lyric by scrounging for literary exemplars in Lahore libraries. Among them was the poet Sappho. This chapter turns to Miraji's essay on Sappho, a lyricist whose life and lyric was always on the move to speak about...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... edition, in 1977, it became widely influential and perhaps the earliest exemplar of the Latin American testimonio genre. No other female writer or politician from Bolivia has achieved such international acclaim. For Domitila, class identity, feminism, and political struggle always went hand in hand...