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By David Scott
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... friendship letter-form clarification ...
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... This is the introductory letter that serves as a general orientation to the intellectual project of the book as a whole. It makes the case for an epistolary way of continuing an intellectual relationship with Stuart Hall in the wake of his passing. The letter-form, it argues, is one way...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373025-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... is the nonfictive literary form that best embodies the ethos and style of Hall’s voice. Against the background of this discussion the letter then engages one of Hall’s best-known essay interventions, “The Great Moving Right Show,” his influential analysis of the rise of Margaret Thatcher, and his critique...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... place through multiple genres of self-expression including diary, memoir, and letter. The chapter argues that the diverse modes of writing were not just personal decisions of the writer but engendered by events in Nazr’s life occurring outside the test and often beyond Nazr’s control. The chapter...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the form of labor servitude. Juan Ayemoti Guasu was an older man who lived on the Santa Rosa mission. After falling sick, he had been cured by the young Apiaguaiki, who was also an ipaye (shaman). Ayemoti left the mission and became one of the rebel leader’s principal counselors. His letter below...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
...Stationary Carousels and Chain Letters<subtitle>The Ego-Technic Media of the Official World</subtitle> This chapter sets out the infrastructure of the official world: its staging media and anthropotechnics. It sets outs the “vicarious life” of the official world and the interactive...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... it in the revolution of 1952. While in exile in northern Argentina in the 1930s, Marof became a leading critic of the Bolivian government’s war against Paraguay, and he formed the Revolutionary Workers Party ( por ), of Trotskyist orientation. The Tragedy of the Altiplano , his brilliant polemic against the old...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... Track six is a story-form narration of the author’s acquisition of a huge cache of material associated with the musician and thinker Sun Ra. The material, which was being discarded from the house of Ra’s manager, Alton Abraham, on the South Side of Chicago in 2000, would eventually form the core...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and therefore should form the basis for national culture and political life. But the following passage represents the contradictory “ indigenista ” aspect of his thinking. Although Tamayo’s use of simplistic racial categories seems antiquated or worse in historical perspective, it was novel at the time to argue...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... etched a romantic vision of peoples and landscapes. This provided material for a new, positive view of national identity, and d’Orbigny was a formative influence in the nineteenth century and beyond. For example, the prolific production of the Bolivian artist and autodidact Melchor María Mercado included...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... including diary, memoir, and letter. The chapter argues that the diverse modes of writing were not just personal decisions of the writer but engendered by events in Nazr’s life occurring outside the test and often beyond Nazr’s control. The chapter highlights the nature of “interrupted stories” in Nazr’s...
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021636-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2163-6
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Serpent), was at the head of tens of thousands of Aymara-speaking community troops from across the altiplano and the highland valleys. Encircling the city of La Paz, he waged a punishing siege that pinned down the meager Spanish forces under the command of Sebastián de Segurola. Katari sent letters...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
.... David then found an official letter from his government’s immigration service and showed it to Max, who videorecorded it as well. Max then found an old cell phone that had been left on. He videorecorded all of the contact information in the incoming/outgoing calls menu. He was not able to access...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... and John Robie to add synthesizer parts. For the vocals, Bambaataa spoke through an electronic mic while the Soulsonic Force fashioned a new, conversational mode of rapping because of the track’s unusually fast tempo. The result heralded the breakthrough of a new form of synthetic funk. Released a month...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the improvised, makeshift, organic values of the art-punk scene that preceded it. Money also became more prominent at the spot as Reagan’s neoconservative agenda laid the basis for a very specific form of recovery. Fun Gallery Keith Haring Jean-Michel Basquiat “Beat Bop ” Area installation...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...) of Charcas, this letter could serve as a manual for virtuous conduct by women. Juan José Segovia gave his daughter a highly detailed body of precepts about the proper hierarchy between husband and wife and about a woman’s honorable behavior in the private and public spheres. The father’s advice was to obey...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... dated 17 July 1970, the day he set off on the final campaign. One is a public manifesto, addressed to the country as a whole, launching the Teoponte guerrilla movement; the other is a farewell letter to his parents. They show him ready to make the ultimate sacrifice, both for his revolutionary political...