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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 17 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376750-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7675-0
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... birangonas are referred to as collaborators and sex workers by communities and officials, there is an implicit suggestion that rape is an erotic encounter. This suspicion, distrust, and speculation toward the war heroines comb/hide the ambiguity that exists toward the transgressed sexuality...
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397441-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9744-1
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
Published: 12 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390152-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9015-2
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
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By Anne L. Foster
Published: 10 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... youth culture psychedelics cocaine heroin race ...
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By Anne L. Foster
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
..., and there was societal conflict over the meaning of drug use, with older white people typically worried about drug use by young people and people who were not white. youth culture psychedelics cocaine heroin race ...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... Since 1990, illicit drug problems in the United States have come more from methamphetamines and opioids than from the traditional drugs heroin, cocaine, marijuana. The newer drugs and the efforts to restrict them have in some ways echoed the patterns of past drug problems, but the newer drugs...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... The author is first and foremost a poet, and this long poem is her elegy for Haydée Santamaría. In ten sections, it expresses in poetry what the foregoing nine chapters cover in prose, pays tribute to a passionate and transgressive life, and highlights the effect the heroine’s journey had on her...
Book Chapter

By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... by communities and officials, there is an implicit suggestion that rape is an erotic encounter. This suspicion, distrust, and speculation toward the war heroines comb/hide the ambiguity that exists toward the transgressed sexuality of the birangonas while combing/searching for the horrific victim narrative...
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By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... positions of the war heroines show that they are trying to carve out their own definition of being a birangona . Also, the interplay between the local and national actors shows the conditions under which the experiences of the birangona are documented. This necessitates an exploration of the role...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
..., and 62 photographs of Haydée and those important to her. She examines the heroine’s life choices and decisions, and the Revolution’s inability to honor her at the hour of her death. Gender considerations and the suicidal option are woven throughout this analysis. transgression marriage and divorce...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
..., their communities, the village of Enayetpur, and its surrounding areas during an initial eight-month period of fieldwork in western Bangladesh. The contradictory subject positions of the war heroines show that they are trying to carve out their own definition of being a birangona . Also, the interplay between...
Book Chapter

By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... Haydée Santamaría was one of the great heroines of the Cuban Revolution. Throughout her life she was tormented by memories of being brought her brother’s eye and lover’s testicle following the attack on Moncada Barracks. The regime wanted to make her divulge Fidel’s whereabouts. She defied her...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter maps out the postconflict local politics of Enayetpur, which is the context within which the experiences and tactics of the birangonas can be comprehended. It explores the various processes of “trouble-talk” through which the war heroines and the villagers of Enayetpur craft...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
.... In To the Lighthouse , I argue that Virginia Woolf practices a Nietzschean form of textual disappointment by holding out but then negating Mrs. Ramsay as the erstwhile heroine. Mrs. Ramsay, in contrast to her husband, seems to offer a redemptive (and suitably complex) version of subjectivity that any of us would want...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... on Narcotic Drugs placed coca on its Schedule 1 list of controlled substances, along with heroin and cocaine, and decreed that coca-chewing must be abolished within twenty-five years. The basis for this attack was the report produced by the United Nations Commission of Enquiry on the Coca Leaf in 1950. While...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... chiefs, attempt to conquer Tunupa for themselves, but they fail. Today, the mythic heroine Tunupa has taken the shape of a graceful volcano overlooking the Uyuni salt flat. ...