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Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
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
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397441-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9744-1
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...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012689-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9
... emigrated to England, never returning to the United States. In a letter to Mary King during the week before she and Allen were mar- ried, the couple s friend, John Porter, wrote, Your flight is a flight for free- dom, and I can almost call you Eliza, referencing the well- known mixed- race heroine...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012689-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9
...- tionary scale of interracial kinship emerges in Jerome Holgate s dystopian amalgamated city; Lydia Maria Child s language of interracial family re unites and reconstitutes a nation divided; and William Wells Brown s revisions of the mixed- race heroine frame a nation already and irrecoverably amalgam...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...II Bo ot C am p (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SIX TO TEN YEARS OLD) This page intentionally left blank 39 12 It Was Reefer Drugs and alcohol were the house music of our lives. Before I was born, my father was sent to prison for trafficking heroin. When I was five, I watched my stepdad die from alco- hol...
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By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... 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 of the birangonas while...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009030-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0903-0
... and class in Mexico. These dynamics were and are si mul ta- neously regional, trans national, and local. The transnational roots of marijuana cultivation, consumption, and trafficking in Mexico are also at the origins of Mexico s heroin growth and trade. Nineteenth- century Chinese immigrants moving...
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By Brigitte Fielder
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012689-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9
...INDEX abolitionism, 56 58, 66 70, 74, 77, 104 abolitionist lit er a ture: death as freedom in, 152; enslaved mothers, 119 25, 130 31, 135 36, 149 50; mixed- race heroines in 56 58, 64 78, 81, 221 22, 234; plantation anti- nostalgia lit er a ture and, 136; rape in, 64, 78. See also anti...
Book Chapter

By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... chapters focus on the ethnographic engagement with the women, their families, 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...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9
... has her just deserts. 76 It is impossible, of course, to imag- ine how close Adams s sentiment might have been to that of Griffin and Christy s audiences, but the play s changed ending, with the unpunished murder of Desdemona, suggests a similar refusal to sympathize with Shake- speare s heroine...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008873-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0887-3
... in the nation s history. Obvi- ously, the biographical narrative made Aoki into a melodramatic heroine by Western standards. But at the same time, the biographical- style publicity added both physical and psychological authenticity to the character that Aoki played in The Wrath of the Gods. 131 The biographical...
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
... that instead of a clear- cut oppositional stance to the collective consensus, these films exhibit simultaneous attachments to two seemingly opposite poles, particularly through the heroines ambiguous choices during crucial moments of their lives. Noting that Chinese women s cinematic narrative of subjectivity...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009061-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0906-1
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009061-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0906-1
...P A R T I . T H E N E W T V S O A P late 1940s to early 1960s O N E . S E R I A L S I N T R A N S I T I O N From Radio to Tele vi sion Portia Faces Life had been a popu lar radio serial for many years, showcasing heroine Portia Blake Manning, torn between her desire to be a traditional house wife...