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Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394167-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9416-7
...PaStoral exhiBition tHe ymCa motion PiCtUre bUreaU anD tHe transition to 16mm, 1928–39 Ronald Walter Greene or one Italian communist, the Young Men’s Christian fAssociation (YMCa) was synonymous with Ameri- ca(nism). Antonio Gramsci assessed the role of the YMCa analogically...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394167-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9416-7
...“a moving Picture of the heavenS” tHe PlanetariUm sPaCe sHoW as UsefUl Cinema Alison Griffiths nless you are a teacher, tourist, parent of a teenager, or Uex- hippy looking for a retro psychedelic experience at a Laserium show, chances are you haven’t set foot in a plane...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Jeff Nunokawa The Importance of Being Bored: The Dividends of Ennui in The Picture ofDorian Gray My story is much too sad to be told Almost everything leaves me totally cold- Cole Porter I. elieve it or not, there is still a secret left to be told about The Picture of...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391531-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9153-1
... Epilogue  Pictorial History in the Age of the World Picture Mahasweta Devi (b. 1926), one of contemporary India’s most powerful activist-writers, in her poignant story from the 1980s “Douloti the Bountiful” narrates the life of the daughter of a bonded laborer who...
Published: 26 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387381-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8738-1
... chapter 1 Public Sphere as Petri Dish; or, ‘‘special case studies of motion picture theaters which are known or suspected to be foci of moral infection’’ ‘‘A movie a week’’ is with us a national slogan, almost a physical trait absorbed by the children with their mother’s milk...
Published: 12 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390909-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9090-9
...1 Beyond the White House Bringing Congress into the Foreign Policy Picture President George H. W. Bush once claimed: “I have an obligation as presi‑ dent to conduct the foreign policy of this country the way I see fit” (Devroy 1989, § A, 27). The president’s claim reflects a...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391821-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9182-1
... Patricia Spyer In and- Out of the Picture Photography, Ritual, and Modernity in Aru, Indonesia Several months before I first...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384199-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
... American Studies in the ‘‘Age of the World Picture’’ thinking the question of language William V. Spanos The trouble with Eichmann was precisely that so many were like him, and that the many were neither perverted nor...
Published: 09 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382652-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8265-2
Published: 06 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384618-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8461-8
... Why Is This Absurd Picture Here? Ethnology/Heterology/Buñuel James F. Lastra If the heterogeneous nature of the slave is akin to that of the filth in which his...
Published: 01 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393498-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9349-8
... 27 tim Rollins and k.o.s. What’s Wrong with This Picture? Looking at the most recent resume of Tim Rollins and Kids of Survival (K.O.S.) I was struck particularly by the first page, which begins: “Tim Rollins + K.O.S. born Pittsfield Maine, 1955; Education: M.A. New...
Published: 19 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395300-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9530-0
... chapter six A Small Part of the Bigger Picture In the years immediately aft er the surrender of Japan in August 1945, Tibet disappeared again from Washington’s politi cal radar, lost among greater concerns about what was happening in China and the rest of...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398998-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9899-8
... III ''Always the Navajo Took the Picture" Viewed from a certain distance, the great, simple outlines which define the storyteller stand out in him, or rather, they become visible in him, just as in a rock a human head or an animal's body may appear to an observer at the proper...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399117-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9911-7
...~ Remembering Pearl Harbor, Forgetting Charlie Chaplin, and the Case of the Disappearing Western Woman: A Picture Story ~~ Miriam Silverberg As soon as he heard that the Germans had invaded Hungary, one Jewish Father did the only thing he felt he could: He took his daughter to...
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376798-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7679-8
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By Bryan McCann
Published: 26 December 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377344-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7734-4
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372523-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7252-3
Book Chapter

By Krin Gabbard
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9784-7
... an architecture. I recall fantasizing the picture of a man, both hands tied, trying to build a house with his voice while sitting on a cot in his jail cell. I felt deep empathy with the only white face onstage, that of the organizer of the concert, John Hammond, who seemed awed by...
Published: 13 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377238-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7723-8
Published: 30 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392286-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9228-6
... CONCLUSION Picturing Mexican Catholicism Recovering the history of Nicha and her visions took shape amidst dusty boxes and loose papers at Oaxaca’s archdioc- esan archive. First, I plunged in to the 1908 parish question- naires and what...