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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
... Ji m Disciplining the Erotic-Grotesque in R Edogawa Ranpo’s Demon of the Lonely Isle ei c hert In the late 1920s, popular discussions of psychology, sexology, and criminology inundated the Japanese discursive...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386681-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8668-1
...B Is There a Harlot in This Text? Hagiography and the Grotesque patricia cox miller In her book Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire, Averil Cameron argues that hagiography can be characterized as a ‘‘continual reworking and reenact- ment of idealized...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
... JEANNE DELBAERE-GARANT Psychic Realism, Mythic Realism, Grotesque Realism: Variations on Magic Realism in Contemporary Literature in English Since the early 1980s when I was asked by my colleague Jean Weisgerber to contribute a...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... This chapter focuses on Ralph Bakshi’s Coonskin (1975) as an exercise in the racial grotesque. The film casts blackness as an absurd modality of critical dialogism with, among other things, the history of American animation, the New South ideal, vernacular cosmopolitanism, the blaxploitation...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
... 4​ Stubborn   Whether it’s intentional or not, the Oriental Develop- Farmers and   ment Company is frankly sucking blood. Grotesqued   Korea and Manchuria, June 1912 Korea...
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By Mark Driscoll
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
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By Jan Olsson
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
... of the grotesque. The chapter ends in the family kitchen, where gourmet food and thrillers are cooked up. ...
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By Mark Driscoll
... title refers to the erotic-​grotesque, which was the dominant form of mass culture modernism in Japan from 1925 to 1934 and included sex- ology, detective fiction, graphic art, soft-​core pornography, and urban anthropology. I follow the lead of Japanese Marxists of this same period in recasting...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
... as it had by 1910, but also, as the Marxist Ōya diagnosed in 1930 (this chapter’s first epigraph), the very sensoriums of the rapidly expanding consumer readership in metropolitan Japan. As a way to explore Ōya’s provocation, I want to examine the erotic-​ grotesque print media, which not...
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By Mark Driscoll
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
...–49, 50–52 Asada Kyōji, 116 Akagami Yoshitsuge: The Face of Asakusa district, Tokyo, 139–40, 142– Erotic-Grotesque Society, 140–41, 43, 146 170–78; on grotesque, 7; on hentai, ash heaps, 243, 244 311; theory of declining rate of plea- assimilation policy, 87–88, 92, 110...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... are alternately cheerful, irresponsible, la , dim, and grotesquely deformed—reflecting racist stereotypes common in the United States in the period between the Civil War and World War I. The first cartoon reveals the sharp change in U.S. perceptions of the Cuban independence fighters after U.S...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
.... At the cemetery the people Surprised me again, walking across The wave of winter-bleached grass and stones Toward his grave; grotesques, yet perfect In their pattern: Wainwright’s round head, His bad shoulder hunched and turning...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
... into the night. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth In fall 1929 the vampire made its first appearance in Japanese metro- politan media. Beginning with the vampire essays in popular erotic-​ grotesque collections, followed by Edogawa Rampo’s popular novel and Jō...
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By Mark Driscoll
... they exhaust their last reserves of strength. Georg Simmel, “Metropolis and Mental Life” My nerves are like overused sandpaper—all dull; only the eye-​catching, bizarre and grotesque can excite me...
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By Mark Driscoll
Published: 25 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387909-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8790-9
... and discursive interruption character- istic of democratic life. A Discontinued Way of Writing The word grotesque first appears in English as grotesco in John Florio’s translation of Montaigne’s Essays (1632). It is a classical term of art thatderivesfromtheItaliangrotta, meaning cave...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... of them, Raja Tridiv Roy, recalled in his memoirs, titled The Departed Melody, that it was “grotesque and monstrously iniquitous. . . . We had no guns so we wept in silence, in humiliation and in anger.” Meanwhile, the electricity generated by the Kaptai project reached the cities in the...