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By Susan Bibler Coutin
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... activism immigrant rights Central America students historical memory poetry and literature ...
Book Chapter

By Susan Bibler Coutin
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... have also formed poetry collectives, produced literature, and developed historical memory projects. Through such activities, youth have sought to create space and mark time for their generation activism immigrant rights Central America students historical memory poetry and literature ...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396840-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9684-0
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... public sphere cannot be read just as claims to produce authentic literature. These are claims specifically made for recognition in the public sphere as poets, writers, scholars, and critics. The essay argues that the shift to the new notion and function of contemporary Dalit writing could...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
...Worlding and Unworlding<subtitle>Worldliness, Narrative, and “Literature” in Phenomenology and Deconstruction</subtitle> This chapter is a critical reconstruction of Heidegger’s theory of world and its ontological connection to temporality and transcendence. It elaborates on his rejection...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Beaumont uses Slavoj Žižek’s theories of fantasy and parallax to examine a plot widespread throughout world literature: the “Sleeper Awakened” plot. Tracing the trajectory of a particular iteration of this plot involving the medieval Islamic sect known as the Assassins...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and builds on the work of Afro-Latinos like Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets , producing an Afro-Latino/a literature that takes race as a given and shifts narrative attention to language. Díaz’s writing focuses on artistic craft and uses language to represent what it means be black, Latino, and an immigrant...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... Jíbaro music, the country music of Puerto Rico, draws its lineage back to the ancient décima from Spain, featured in music and poetry all across Latin America. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico adopted this genre as reflecting authenticity and values. Yet its policies forced nearly all...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
...Poem and Poetry This chapter provides a transcultural story of a poem: what a poem can do and how we can make sense of poetic experience, poetic embellishments, poetic growth, intensity, and revelation. However, this chapter works itself out on what Ghosh theorizes as infusion-trans-now...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... worldlessness. It then elaborates on the role of poetry and art in maintaining worldliness. Martin Heidegger temporality transcendence radical finitude modernity poetry being-with others ...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... After an initial, admiring discussion of Ghosh’s development of a subtle, complex, and capacious theory of poetry in his chapter 3, Miller asserts that what is most striking about Western theories of poetry is their diversity and their rootedness in changing historical contexts. He then goes...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... accoutrements, impact, and contemporary status. This is a fresh narration of the establishment and remarkability of poetry conducted from a compelling transpoetical position. In fact, the story of poetry, Ghosh concludes, does not end for poetic experience is all about revisitation and reclamation. The story...
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Martin Heidegger temporality transcendence radical finitude modernity poetry being-with others ...
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Amitav Ghosh subaltern Sundarbans environmentalism South Asia Rainer Maria Rilke tigers human-animal relations wildlife preservation translation deep communication poetry ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... South Asia Rainer Maria Rilke tigers human-animal relations wildlife preservation translation deep communication poetry ...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... on the poetry of Aqeel Shatir, a Muslim poet in Gujarat, where in 2002 more than a thousand Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. Shatir writes in Urdu, a language predominantly used by Muslims in India. A few years ago, Shatir was in the news when a critic introducing his book remarked on how the Gujarat chief...
Published: 01 January 1981
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398479-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9847-9
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396239-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9623-9
Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 28 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393061-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9306-1
Published: 25 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381433-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8143-3