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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... tradition defined by such filmmakers as Maya Deren and T Yvonne Rainer, Sally Potter synthesizes fantasy, wit, and in• tellectual rigor into a fresh, startling work. Like Deren and Rainer, Potter began as a performer; like them, she has retained a sense of timing, of entertainment, and...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... right-wing militias, the folk artists of the country have provided a sense of humanity and sta- bility in the face of massacres and battles. The women potters of La Chamba standoutamongthemostimportantofthesefolkartists.Theyareheirsto the indigenous craft traditions in the Andes, where ‘‘crafting is...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Prologue. The Allure of Alchemy he screening of Thriller at Edinburgh in 1979 catapulted Sally Potter into celebrity as the film acquired a...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... about this village of potters. Aside from books, countless exhibits (predominantly in the United States), at least four videotapes, one cd-rom, several academic theses, and numerous Inter- 2 net sites feature Mata Ortiz. TheWebsitesappeartobesetupexclusivelyby galleries and...
Published: 12 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390534-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9053-4
... piracy, Potter and his compatriots beseeched Parliament to strengthen strengthen to Parliament beseeched compatriots his and Potter piracy, Potter himself had a hand in creating—useless. In the face of pervasive pervasive of...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... painting and firing to more art classes from Bellevelle College and Sesser High School; about one hundred students traveled to the Southern Illinois Arts and Crafts 1 Market Place, Rend Lake, to learn from the Amazonian potters. These demonstrations, as...
Published: 15 September 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
... astheyareit’saweird thing to do—a non-animal-like thing to do. The angel in us —Dennis Potter, quoted in Fuller, Potter on Potter The sound of the voice is the sound of social life—of Marx’s ‘‘social being’’ and ‘‘social consciousness’’ alike—in working-class Texas culture. Subtle...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
... shops in Quito provide general in- formation about the origin and manufacture of the pottery but usually do not identify the potters individually. The artists do not sign their names on pieces, as do potters in the southwestern United States, but they develop dis- tinct styles that are...
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By B. Ruby Rich
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Gold Diggers, The (Potter), 223-26, 326 Home Girls (Smith), 370 Goldman, Emma, 150 hooks, bell, 82 Gomez, Sara: One Way or Another (De Horrigan, Bill, 61, 274 Cierta Manera), 86-102, 308 Horsfield, Kate, 158, 174-75 Gordon, Bette, 222-23; Exchanges, 113 "Human...
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By René Prieto
Published: 21 March 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8072-6
... in La Habana para un infante difunto World Literature Today 61, no. 4 (1987): 584–89; ‘‘The Little Man on the Mirror: Reflec- tions on Maitreya and Colibr in Between the Self and the Void: Essays in Honor of Severo Sarduy, ed. Alicia Rivero-Potter (Boulder, Colo.: So- ciety of Spanish and Spanish...
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By George McKay
Published: 02 November 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8728-2
... Library and Andrew Potter at the Royal Academy Library helped at critical points. I thank Mike Ferris in Norwich for an essential book— hope he thinks it’s worth it—Nick Cooper for the loan of his collec- tion of the Wire, Julia Smith and her old man for passing on to me his...
Published: 03 December 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9261-3
... through every world, and people opened up at the sight of her smile. Mom took me to see potters, weavers, and tile makers too. Indeed our visits to the blacksmiths were not so much designed to teach me the intricacies of blacksmithing as the awesome power of purpose- ful art and the...
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By Eli Bartra
Published: 10 September 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... been the dean of academic affairs for the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico, and he has published eight books on social change and the arts and crafts in Latin America. His most recent work, Crafts, Capitalism, and Women: The Potters of La Chamba, Colombia (2000), has been nomi- nated for the...
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By Andrea Louie
... ways—Gerald Berreman, Jack Potter, Frederic Wake- man, and Ling Chi Wang. Numerous friends and colleagues have provided valuable feedback on di√erent portions of this work. Connie Clark shared adventures in the field with me and gave me invaluable comments as I began to write about my research...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-156
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... remain idle but worked with much care, serving their husbands.∞ Other trades that were not needed for the ordinary and everyday purposes of hu- man life had their own craftsmen, such as silversmiths and painters and potters, and boatmen and reckoners and players of instruments...
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By Margot Weiss
Published: 01 January 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9491-4
... departments at Wesleyan—anthropology and American studies— alongside the larger intellectual community provided more insights and inspiration than I can list. Thanks, most especially, to Henry Abelove, Tricia Hill, Claire Potter, Mary-Jane Rubenstein, and Anu Sharma, as well as...
Published: 21 March 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8965-1
... contribution to thinking through genealogy as an ‘‘orientationit is a pleasure and a privilege to benefit from her insights and suggestions. This book is dedicated to Martha Potter Brooks, who early on steered me in the right directions and taught me how to use all of my senses. It is from her I learned...
Published: 21 August 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382713-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8271-3
... mercy upon whomever he wills and hardening the heart ofwhomever he wills, and the comparison ofGod to the potter who molds the clay as he wishes? The Fathers, both Eastern and Western, with the exception of Augustine in his later anti-Pelagian period, struggled mightily over these passages...
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By Kim Brandt
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389545-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8954-5
... shiry¯okan nai, 1990. Holmes, Ann Sommer. ‘‘The Transition of the Artisan-Potter to the Artist-Potter in Mashiko, a Folkware Kiln Site in Japan Ph.D. diss., New York University, 1982. Hosley, William N. The Japan Idea: Art and Life in Victorian America. Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum...
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By Aaron A. Fox
Published: 15 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385998-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
...: Stanford University Press. Frisbie, Charlotte. 1980. ‘‘Vocables in Navajo Ceremonial Music Ethnomusicology 24(3): 347–92. Frith, Simon. 1988. ‘‘Why Do Songs Have Words Music for Pleasure, 105–28. Lon- don: Routledge. Fuller, Graham. 1993. Potter on Potter. London: Faber and Faber...