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Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374138-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7413-8
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... danger and the negotiation of future communal sociality. 3 / / / FEET OF THE CENTIPEDE Military Aesthetics and the Politics of Reconciliation Othulini lweZulu isigodi impithimpithi nyawo zesongololo mageza ngobisi? (Who are you, Dust of the Zulu ward, you who are the confusion of the feet of a...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
Published: 07 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393825-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9382-5
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
...Chicken Feet 6 Chicken feet. Becoming chicken feet. My hands: scaly, reptilian, taloned. The rash and pustules are drying out and sloughing off, flakes of brittle skin. There is a compulsion to pick and peel, this skin that is me, uncannily so half dead and half alive. This body alien, prehistoric...
Published: 12 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002734-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0273-4
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... Harry Belafonte. Behind a big shrub, The other day I met Choucoune; She smiled when she saw me, I said: Heavens, what beauty! She said: You think so, dear? Little birds were listening to us above When I remember it, I am in pain, For ever since that day, my two feet are in chains! Choucoune was a...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-107
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...234 98 Holy Week Most of us know what s coming. We sit down and remove our shoes. Our socks are clean. So are our feet. Some don t know, though, and that s pretty embarrassing for every- one. There s a cd playing, and we re encouraged to sing along, but, um, no. The priest kneels in front of us...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... in his book Half Mile Down (1934). Barton starred in the 1938 Hollywood film version of the bathysphere dives, called Titans of the Deep. He later invented a submarine called the benthosphere, which he took to 4,500 feet by himself in 1949, breaking the record he set with Beebe in 1934. Beebe s...
Book Chapter

By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... stands on numb feet, describes rally, will war now make students have complaints? Helene writes that since she doesn’t “have many years left,” no space for new books, Cipro harder on body than bacteria, sends rice to Bush “give to Iraq, please don’t bomb.” Hettie writes long story about driving in snow...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... feet, or about one- third of a Anglo- American mile. One Chinese chi is 0.33 meters i.e., 33 cm or 1.094 feet. notes on mandarin chinese romanization and pronunciation The Romanization of Chinese characters in this book follows the pinyin sys- tem. Certain pinyin pronunciations may pose difficulties...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
...brilliant imperfection White Pines In seventeenth- and eighteenth- century New England, the British Royal Navy claimed ownership of all the white pines over a hundred feet tall. English surveyors branded each trunk with three vertical hatchet marks, declaring it a crime for anyone but the king s...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-148
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... exactly like bay leaves. I fashioned it after a myrtle tree I used to climb at ages ten, eleven, twelve. Down in the hayfield below our house, it stood amidst the grass, alone and sturdy. The trunk divided three feet off the ground, that crook always my first step into its world. When I transformed it...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-192
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
...brilliant imperfection Survival Notes When the voices start roaring in my head, flashbacks thundering, self splitting from self, let me remember to eat miso spread thick on whole- wheat toast. Sit with my dog on the kitchen floor at three in the morning. Pour vodka down the drain. Listen to my feet...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-212
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... the Kancamagus fourteen hundred feet of elevation gain in the last four miles you ll slide behind me, and we ll ride together, quiet except for the creak of your handcycle and 190 Ideology of CureBrilliant Impe fection the wind whipping around us. Those four miles will take us well over an hour...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... the peach tree, not feeling the ground beneath my feet much improved, am starting to walk, get into shape, though putting the brakes on excessive ebul- lience. There are many things to factor in lymph nodes are reduced in size but still swollen, spleen seems to have shrunk back, yet even if all the...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... baby home with us. Some- how his sister got involved. That s who my moms was fighting. Suddenly, a white Lincoln Continental screeched to the curb. It be- longed to my grandmoms s boyfriend. The doors popped open, and out they jumped like Bonnie and Clyde. Now, my grandmoms is a little woman four feet...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... Red, Half- White, and Blue It was only when my throat was crushed, my feet swinging feebly in the air, that I had sense enough to break not bones but this complicated code of silence and call Child Protective Ser vices. My father confessed. The Child Protectors agreed. I must have deserved it. The...
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By Eric Paul Roorda
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... in the seafloor some 1,580 miles (2,550 km) long and 43 miles (69 km) wide, which reaches more than 36,000 feet (nearly 11,000 me- ters [m more than 6.8 miles (about 11 km). The deepest Ocean generally is the Antarctic, which ranges from 13,100 to 16,400 feet (4,000 5,000 m) deep, while the average...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... Agwe Tawoyo There s a time when they ll see us On the ocean we are sailing They took our feet They chained our wrists They dropped us in the bottom They took our feet They chained our wrists They dropped us in the bottom of the ship On the ocean we are sailing Agwe Tawoyo There s a time when they ll...