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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399452-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9945-2
... 66 Phantasmic RJUiw Novarina. In fact, rather than merely summing up an aberrant tra• dition, it might be said that N ovarina represents the contemporary French language in its extreme state of mutation, distortion, and transformation. Such linguistic inventions and appropriations as...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
Published: 23 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384861-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8486-1
... CHAPTER TWO Traveling Cultures, Mutating Commodities ‘‘Films with legs an industry term, refers to a couple of circumstances. In one usage, the traditional one, it refers to films that will last a relatively long time...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389934-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8993-4
...M part ii Revolutions N M Mexico from Independence to Revolution The Mutations of Liberalism françois-xavier guerra N By sheer accident, the dates that mark the two great crises of contempo- rary Mexico, 1810 and 1910, are separated by exactly one...
Published: 11 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395263-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9526-3
...1 when Reflexivity Becomes Porn Mutations of a Modernist Theoretical Practice It is . . . better to shift the vocabulary of reflexivity, and to sug- gest that all acts are not so much reflexive and self- conscious as they are already proto-dramatic...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
Published: 28 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387879
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8787-9
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... the circulation of archipelagic trash in the circum-Atlantic region, the essay traces the boom in representations of white trash subjectivities in postwar Caribbean plantation family sagas, from their incipient manifestation in the early works of Edgar Mittelholzer to their mutation in the burgeoning...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... indirection, it is argued that Afro-modern diasporic traditions of masquerade convey critical optimism when they acknowledge that tyrannical identities are always susceptible to mutation in the human condition of becoming. ...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... a brief foray through the world of entomology to consider insects as plastic life. This chapter argues that the plasticity of various insect species, particularly their ability to mutate in response to hostile environments, has led to their absorption into global biopolitical regimes that remain...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Megna complicates Slavoj Žižek’s analysis of the undead, masochistic nature of courtly love by examining how the courtly lover’s masochism always carries with it an implicit threat of mutating into sadism. Whereas Žižek, following Jacques Lacan, attends to courtly love’s basis...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 28 June 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8787-9
... . . . . . . . . . . The essays gathered in this volume have been part of an ongoing reflection on what might be called an anthropology of the global. My aim has been to pose big questions through an ethnographic investigation of the lines of mutation that shape diverse situations of contemporary living. I thank the...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390244-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9024-4
... “reverse” genetic strategy begins with a gene or protein already known to have an interesting function (for example, a gene that when mutated is known to cause disease in humans). The function of the gene or protein is then ma- nipulated in the model organism and the consequences are evaluated...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390244-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9024-4
... 1960s largely resulted from research on microorganisms, especially Escherichia coli and bacteriophage. The latter organisms offered the advantage that they could be handled in the laboratory in vast numbers, thus allowing the detection of extremely rare genetic events (e.g., mutation or...
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9945-2
... Discours aux animaux (1987), IlAnimal du temps (1988), and IlInquiitude (1993). Most of Gregory Whitehead's works have been issued privately on cassette. More recent releases on CD: Huw to Pronounce 'Prosthesis)) appears on the Tellus CD #25 (1991); ''The William Burroughs Tape Worm Mutation...
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By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... emblems of sovereignty in light of Walter Benjamin’s insights into allegorical forms of signifying indirection, it is argued that Afro-modern diasporic traditions of masquerade convey critical optimism when they acknowledge that tyrannical identities are always susceptible to mutation in the human...
Published: 21 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392811-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9281-1
...-type populations. That is, a phenotypic di√erence in some trait (a mutant) was taken to reflect a di√erence (a mutation) in some underlying gene associated with that trait. But to argue for such an identification between phenotypic di√erence and underlying gene requires a two-step move. First, change...
Published: 06 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387336-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8733-6
... into dna; this is mainly done in the laboratory for cloning purposes. The dna thus formed is called complementary dna(cdna). Randomly cloned and se- quenced cdnas are also called expressed sequence tags (ests) because they can be used as ‘‘tags’’ for expressed genes. A mutation in the chromosomal...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... differs completely. These mutations occur in different ways.l The most common and yet the most curious innovation, one that suggests a relationship between criminal jargon and primitive tongues, is that of naming something according to its attributes. For example, a goat be- comes a jumper, while death...
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By Amit S. Rai
Published: 06 May 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9233-0
... to fruition. To Sarah Fryett: thanks for the mutations! The writing of this book was made possible by various grants and insti- tutional support. The American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Research Fellowship, the New School research support for archival work, Florida State’s...