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Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381778-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8177-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392491-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9249-1
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... this scatological fever, so few people would have paid attention to Bataille s original concept. His seminal essay, Abjec- tion and Miserable Forms, was not translated at the time, despite heated theoretical discussions about the nature and special consistency of uncon- trolled substances, like piss and shit...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-076
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... haven t huged my mom in twenty years. But she come to visit, and I get all dressed up, brush my teeth, comb my hair, like it s some big reunion. Why? That ain t how I look. That ain t how I feel. This is a miserable, miserable existence. You need to hear the raw. It hurts being here. I am distressed. I...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... gave married men preference when assigning posts that awarded better pay, immediate access to provision grounds, and the right to live in unattached housing to allow them to support and protect their dependents. Commanders associated the batch-living aldeia , the barracks where miserable...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... and forestalls any final Aufhebung ) and, on the other hand, by the gap in the Symbolic inscribed in the Lacanian process of sublimation (a gap embodied by the objet petit a ), Žižek’s ridiculous sublime, Alfrey demonstrates, is comprised not of grandiose objects but of “miserable little pieces of the Real...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... to describe convicts in correspondence are telling: “unhappy ones,” “disgraced ones,” and “miserable ones.” ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... of troublesome and miserable convicts slept overnight in batch-living barracks known as the aldeia , or “village.” ...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... there!” In the first case, I look at Kafka’s Amerika , in which the novel’s hero, Karl Rossmann, is such a failed subject, so incoherent, that the police officer’s attempts to interpellate him fail miserably. Rossmann exposes the way that interpellation is a two-way street and, given that he doesn’t project any...
... and Clovis Flórez at an assembly, 1973 36 Figure 1.2 Benjamín Puche, facilitating a cursillo in El Vidrial, 1973 37 Figure 2.1 Greedy rich men and miserable workers 62 Figure 2.2 God and the angels gaze down on peasant and worker protest 63 Figure 3.1 Ulianov Chalarka at work 68 Figure 3.2 La Esquina del...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
...; and Stubb s boat was now so far away, and he and all his crew so intent upon his fish, that Pip s ringed horizon began to expand around him miserably. By the merest chance the ship itself at last rescued him; but from that hour the little negro went about the deck an idiot; such, at least, they said he...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
.... So the next day when the philanthropist arrived, all the laborers gathered around him cordially and al- lowed him to enter into their huts, each of them as miserable as the next, be- cause Mr. Blackhurst doesn t yet have the means to construct them properly. As a result of this conduct, Mr...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
.... Knowledge for its own sake, as it is sometimes called, is the most dangerous idol that a student can worship. We despise the miser who amasses money for the sake of money, but still more contemptible is the intellectual miser who hoards up knowledge instead of spending it, though, with regard to most of our...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-046
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... was the oldest and had a responsibility to protect my mom and my younger siblings. In a world so vast, they were all I had. I didn t want to shoot anyone, I didn t want to take a life, but my family was my life, and if anyone posed a threat to them, well, I was the man of the house. It was a miserable situation...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... and forestalls any final Aufhebung ) and, on the other hand, by the gap in the Symbolic inscribed in the Lacanian process of sublimation (a gap embodied by the objet petit a ), Žižek’s ridiculous sublime, Alfrey demonstrates, is comprised not of grandiose objects but of “miserable little pieces of the Real...