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Published: 31 July 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7625-5
... PAR T F 0 U R To Interpose a Little Ease m 11 GEORGE HEADLEY: NASCITUR NON FIT o think about Constantine between the wars is to conjure Dup the other West Indian master of the period, the...
Published: 14 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377016-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7701-6
...PART IV / Hi- Fidelity Black 11 / Tavia Nyong’o “RIP IT UP” Excess and Ecstasy in Little Richard’s Sound My mother had all these kids, and I was the only one born deformed. My right leg is shorter than the left. I didn’t realize that my leg was small. I...
Published: 02 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376330-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7633-0
...1000 My Little Avatar To the best of my recollection, this is how it all went down. I saved most of the chat logs, emails, and snapshotsthey’re safe on my hard drive—​ so­ it is not too difficult...
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By Chuck Eddy
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 09 July 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389941-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8994-1
... 6 § ‘‘LITTLE BROWN FUCKING MACHINES POWERED BY RICE’’ OR SEX TOURISTS WITH MOVIE CAMERAS AND PROSTITUTES WITHOUT MOVIE CAMERAS § Politicizing the Bottom in...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394921-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9492-1
...Cavafy, Proust, and the Queer Little Gods I can’t even remember when or how I started to read translations of C. P. Cavafy’s poetry—probably thirty years ago or more. The invita- tion to participate in a conference on Cavafy offered something like a madeleine moment to me, one that I...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... “big” histories, this book makes use of “little” and “interstitial” histories to illuminate the planetary history of multiplicity and difference. afterword. Big History, Little History, Interstitial History: On the Tightrope between Polyvocality and Lingua Franca In May 1965, Beb Vuyk published...
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By Elizabeth Chin
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...MY LITTLE COCA, LET ME CHEW YOU! Anonymous Between coca’s centuries-old importance in Andean ritual and the contemporary violence associated with its refining for First World drug markets lies a universe of other meanings and appropriations, one on display in this wicked lyric...
Published: 09 October 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380252-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8025-2
... that the pro- tagonist was what critic Leonard Maltin describes as ‘‘a gay man whose only food for survival istackyHollywood movies1 It seemed that the prospect of a filmabout a flaming movie queen proved to be just a little too much to contemplate for the studios’ top brass. As one executive...
Published: 03 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388678-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8867-8
...Little Books Mark Betz “The only exact knowledge there is,” said Anatole France, “is the knowledge of the date of publication and the format of books.” And indeed, if there is a counterpart to the confusion of a library, it is the order of its catalogue. —Walter Benjamin, “Unpacking My...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390695-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9069-5
...  1  “Little Black Me”: The Touring Picaninny Choruses “We Saw More of Britain Than Most Britons” n June 5, 1901, the S.S...
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By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
...31  LITTLE ONES KIRABO: We’ve come to a point where we need to justify our presence in leadership by creating change for the es­pecially vulner- able: the woman and the child. That means projects targeted toward them. That is the main message that...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
.... He received the Spirit baptism along with Mason and became a key leader in the Church of God in Christ. When Jeter and Charles Price Jones broke fellowship with Mason over tongues, Young stayed with Mason. pentecostal meetings in little rock, ark. (AF, May 1907, 1...
Published: 16 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394785-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9478-5
... ONE | ‘‘Like Sturdy Little Animals’’ Making the Modern Anti-Modern, 1920s–1944 uatemalan modernity is paradoxical. The nation’s landscape embraces Gmalls like Grand Tikal Futura and mountain villages where no light bulb has ever shone...
Published: 29 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395744-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9574-4
... I ctionntrodu Remembering Little Manila was born and raised in Stockton, California, the daughter and I granddaughter of Filipina/o immigrants who called Stockton home for much of the twentieth century. In my earliest mem- ory of Stockton’s...
Published: 29 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395744-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9574-4
... Ep ueilog Coming Home to Little Manila That restaurant, that building, that place, was the beginning of all of us. That was where we all came from. —Ernesto Tirona Mabalon n my most painful memory of Stockton’s Little Manila, it is...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... Chapter 3 "Complex Little Femmes" Adwomen and the Female Consumer The average woman Is there some way to stick her on a pin like a butterfly and to put her under a microscope? We've got to know more about her. -Christine Frederick "We've Got to Know More about Her...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... after Rosemarie died, she was able somehow to comfort her daughter and help her get through the devastation. 43  •  A Little Wind (Rachel’s Memory) It was soon one morning Death come creeping in my room Soon one morning Death come creeping in my room, God Almighty...
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By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... corporeally anchored and mechanically detachable, coexisting with but not necessarily belonging to the onscreen singer. The ambivalence of the voice in turn points to the specific assumptions about performance and stardom operative in this period. 3 the little...