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Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379539-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7953-9
Series: New Americanists
Published: 29 October 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
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By Lesley Stern
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
...Frenzied Calm 19 The obsession grows slowly, building in momentum. In the beginning it tickles, a feather playing whimsically over the surface of your skin, a pleasurable sensa- tion. Delicately a world opens up, a world of the imagination, a what if universe. It begins as a stray thought...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
..., thoughts, and hormones made me extremely anxious. I started skipping classes and smoking pot, trying to soothe the frenzy of my mind. But sometimes the frenzy in my mind got to be too much and I d huf aerosols. Or I d hold a lit cigarette to my arm till the skin was blistered and black. It was the only...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Stern
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... California hiking trip was on the horizon, and so the planting was done in a frenzied manner, for days and days, from sunup to sundown. All that immersion, through the long months of treatment, in deli- ciously illustrated seed catalogs, all that anticipation of color through the long dark months: now...
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009276-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0927-6
... to break the surface and become something louder and more in- sistent. Such moments are often debated publicly as times when algorithms have become mad, or when they have departed from their rational logics and become frenzied, demented, and thoroughly unreasonable. In October 2016, when the British pound...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Club 57 closed in early 1983 and Steve Mass wound down the Mudd Club soon after, but Danceteria and Pyramid maintained their frenzied schedules. Patti Astor and Bill Stelling opened the new year at the Fun Gallery with a Futura 2000 show, selling every piece but one before opening night...
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By Neetu Khanna
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009238-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0923-8
... by a sudden frenzy, his whole body quivered and moved, beating time to the song which by now reached a weird and frightening crescendo, faster and faster, louder and louder. The man s hands rose in the air and as if clutching an unseen rope, he raised himself and started to dance, wildly, ecstatically...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... of scientia sexualis in her book Hard Core: Power, Plea sure, and the Frenzy of the Vis i ble. According to Williams, Fou- cault describes scientia sexualis as a hermeneutics of desire aimed at ever more detailed explorations of the scientific truth of sexuality . . . scientia sexualis . . . constructs...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-160
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
..., by an unguarded door, into the treasury of the Palace, and loaded themselves with gold and jewels. It was in the court outside the treasury that my cousin and I met, to enforce the laws of discipline on our own soldiers. Herncastle s ery temper had been, as I could plainly see, exasperated to a kind of frenzy...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... Williams describes in Hard Core: Power, Plea sure, and the Frenzy of the Vis i ble, have used the body of the Other as a par tic u lar kind of sign and, in par tic u lar, how indigenous bodies are rendered as signifiers of true uninhibited sexual desire. For early anthropologists, ethnographers...
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
...The Ecology of Cancer, and What Do Ants Have to Do with It? 43 Ants are like cancer cells. Conversely, we might say that cancer cells are like ants. Even though they sometimes feel more mammoth- like and slothful, lumberingly prehistoric rather than tiny and socially frenzied. They feel...
Published: 01 January 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... the nation carried in Prevailing winds Survivors know the oven door stands wide and some like mouse cat crazed and frenzied tum and run into the jaws at night the cat calls softly to the resting us As a woman...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... doing the Frug at the Pepper- mint Lounge took a new name: Hundreds of young males may be seen danc- ing with one another to flashing lights and recorded music in a homoerotic frenzy, while prominent citizens, including politicians, lawyers, financiers, and upper- class matrons, as well as every sort...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-117
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... they felt pouring from the frenzied fanatics. The wild- eyed girls looked up at me and wondered which member of the group I was sleeping with, and I felt so proud. She also confessed to wor- rying, at the time, about her lack of accomplishments. In the 1980s, when so much sixties music lore was being...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... for this 25th Anniversary to give her subjects her final conclusion. And stalking back and forth in front of the art in this 50%- black gallery, beating herself with greater and greater frenzy, suddenly she stops. Cayenne, where she was crowned so many years ago, is not just the other side of nowhere...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
....” Then it is that pandemonium breaks loose, and the bounds of reason are passed by those who are “filled with the spirit,” whatever that may be. “You-oo-oo gou-loo-loo come under the bloo-oo-oo boo-loo;” shouts an old colored “mammy;” in a frenzy of religious zeal. Swinging her arms wildly about her, she continues...
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By Louise Amoore
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0927-6
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... year. A kind of frenzy seized on some people there, but none of my people, who went about crying that the estate was poisoned by Obea, and that people had been killed by it, the cause of their death being discovered near their graves. Then everything bad on the property was attributed thereto...
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By Diana Taylor
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008897-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0889-7
... and that. I feel as if I were leaving my body behind, part of the frenzy, pushed by desire my desire to see and experience and make sense of this environment that looks so foreign and familiar at the same time. While Vertigem creates astonishing images, I would argue that this is not a per for mance...