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Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
...Flower of the Asphalt: The Chanteuse Réaliste in 1930s French Cinema KELLEYCONWAY In a French film made in the early 1930s about the love affair between a detective and a prostitute, Jean Gabin plays a petty gangster who negoti- ates the dance floor of a working-class dance hall, boasting of...
Published: 19 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390015-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9001-5
...Three Fresh Flows: Global Flower Growing, 1970–2005 The more perishable the commodity is and the greater the absolute restriction of its time in circulation as a commodity on account of its physical properties, the less it is suited to be an object of capitalist production.—karl marx...
Published: 19 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390015-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9001-5
...Eight Self and Signs: Flower Consumers Fragrant ‘General Jacqueminot’ and ‘Maréchal Niel’ roses disap- n peared from New York florists shops years ago. Their heady scent, an indicator of short floral life, ensured their departure from the flower trade. The new cut flower...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... the story of the passion flower The Passion-floure long has blowed. To becken us signs of the Holy Roode. —Dr. Foster’s Perennial Calendar 1824 In the seventeenth century, the Spanish missionaries took Passiflora caerulea to explain the Crucifixion, just as St...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-130
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... shall be referring to it again. February 25, 1968 historic flower arrangements should think that all gardeners and all Americans, whether flower Iarrangers or not, would be interested in Flowers at the White House by Ruth Montgomery. It is a picture book with...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
...The Flower-Hunter in the Fields a flame azalea, mayapple, maple, thornapple plantation a white cloud in the eye of a white horse a field of bluets moving below the black suit...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383758-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8375-8
... 3 The Press in Full Flower She had no idea as she suffered, that researchers observed her agony, made careful notes, and wrote reports for eventual deliv- ery to the Pentagon’s Defense Atomic Support Agency...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394860
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9486-0
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384212
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8421-2
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... Juliet Flower MacCannell Seminar XVII In the discourse of the master the a is precisely identifiable with what a laborious thought, Marx’s, produced, namely what was, symbolically and really, the function of surplus- value. We have logical needsWearebeings born of surplus-pleasure, as a...
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By James Ridgeway
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397076-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9707-6
... Flowers In the global marketplace, the bare necessities of life often become, in e√ect, luxuries that must be purchased by those who live in poverty in the develop- ing world. At the same time commodities that once may have been luxuries...
Published: 07 February 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... tone Seasonal Flowers garden resolutions n New Year’s Day I always make good garden resolutions. First, I Oresolve to catch the weeds as they appear, for as John Evelyn warned in the Kalendarium Hortense (1729...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... winter flowers arbara Harding asked me why no one knows about the winter Bdaphne, Daphne odora. I thought everyone knew about it, but she says no. When she asks people why they don’t plant it, they say they never heard of it. One reason it is not more...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... know good plants and to demand them. January 28, 1962 flowering cherries he flowering cherries are the loveliest of trees, and their being rela- Ttively short-lived is not a drawback in these restless days. Their quick growth and their habits of blooming when young are...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... flowering shrubs hen it comes to choosing flowering shrubs, it is more a matter of Wtaking what you can get than of getting what you like—which, as the March Hare pointed out, is a very di√erent thing. Emphasis on evergreens has made people lose interest in...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... flowers for christmas time Some say that ever ’gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour’s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long. (Hamlet) Stories of singing birds and bursting buds on the night of the Nativity scarcely seem...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...dens the best of these are the giant imperials, which grow to over five feet tall and produce flower spikes as magnificent as delphiniums. The flowers of ‘Blue Spire’, a glowing pansy-purple, are the most intense color in the border, those of ‘Blue Bell’ are palest, ‘Dazzler’ is almost red, ‘Los...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...flowers. These are followed by small bright red fruits that are said to persist until the following spring. I remember Caroline Dormon’s hav- ing arranged a jar of the branches with fruit still hanging on them when I was at Briarwood in October. I am sure that the apples disappeared very quickly...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... of April or a little earlier. I never saw or heard of this until we came to Charlotte, and I began a systematic search for the best flowering shrubs. In 1916 Mrs. Wilder wrote of it in My Garden as lovely indeed and ‘‘wreathing itself from top to bottom with gay pink rosettes...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... the flowers of passiontide or Lenten reading I have been browsing in Flower Lore by Hilderic FFriend, Flowering Plants by Anne Pratt, and Modern Herbal by Maude Grieve, collecting notes on the customs and beliefs of Passion- tide, the season which begins with the...