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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... slavery nocturnal power Black body Sony Labou Tansi Amos Tutuola ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... In early capitalism, power harnessed the excess or surplus of the real to engender, transgress, and possess, to allow life and mete out death. Yet nocturnal power—as killing power, arising from a pact with the dead—was antagonized by the ghostly figure of the Black slave as both unfinished...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027454-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2745-4
... and temporary (usually nocturnal) form of sanctuary, and the declared spaces and times of emergency. This separation of sanctuary and emergency is argued to augment the power of law through the creation of desire for law's certainty and more predictable forms of violence manifest in the day. The chapter links...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Bolivia’s most distinctive literary voice in the twentieth century was Jaime Saenz (1921–86), the mystic poet of the city of La Paz. Idiosyncratic and bohemian, his bouts of alcoholism and late-night carousing and inspiration were legendary, and he exercised a powerful influence on the younger...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... bouts of alcoholism and late-night carousing and inspiration were legendary, and he exercised a powerful influence on the younger countercultural writers and artists who revolved around him. His dense and mysterious poetry at times sailed in ecstasy and at times plunged into lugubrious shadows. Critics...