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Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... This chapter argues the Chicana/o geography of Aztlán is produced at the crossing of the U.S. and Mexican geographies in the Southwest and as an effect of the profound psychic loss suffered by a melancholic Mexican American population forced to renounce indigenous ancestry. The chapter examines...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... 11. From Repressive Tolerance to Erotic Libera- tion: Maedchen...
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... barbarous, Indians now beckons U.S. law to come forth and discipline the errant natives along the border. This "barbarous Indian" gets reiterated in the post-9/11 Muslim terrorist as well, through the psychic repression of colonial trauma in the multicolonized space of the Southwest. ...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... repression hadn't yet decimated the Indians of the Guatemalan highlands, and Ecuador's eastern provinces were just then getting an oil pipeline. We were able to travel from region to region, learning Latin American myths and realities firsthand. My favorite film experience was seeing Akira Kuro...
Published: 28 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381860-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
.... A Poem Is Being Written 183 uncontrolled, repressed and repressive (and yet how speaking) rhythm of blows, or beats; from the tableau itself.4 The tableau: I'm struck, as they say, by the importance of French in this story. It's a problem that I sometimes don't know when I learned particu...
Published: 28 October 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
.... A Poem Is Being Written 183 uncontrolled, repressed and repressive (and yet how speaking) rhythm of blows, or beats; from the tableau itself.4 The tableau: I'm struck, as they say, by the importance of French in this story. It's a problem that I sometimes don't know when I learned particu...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... against the silence and willful repression in her historic 1978 essay, "Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power." 2 Today, this essay seems to occupy a vanished middle ground. Lorde may speak out against pornog• raphy, but she speaks up far more forcefully against the self-censorship of the erotic...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... activities” were surging dangerously throughout the colony, while a new repressive decree of 1936 aimed at stopping the spread of Kitawala and other movements deemed hierarchical and seditious.7 Katanga’s prisons were overcrowded. Its Kitawala problems pushed the governor general to establish a new...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... as a set of ideals, values, and pursuits that are under debate and construction. It implies, above all, a dynamic equilibrium in the relations between people and with nature, or Mother Earth, as well as the psychic and spiritual satisfaction that comes with that balance. It contains a critique of...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... space differently. This is partly an effect of the psychic identifications central to both fashion and film: as Kaja Silver- man reminds us, for Freud, “the ego is ‘a mental projection of the surface of the body,’ and that surface is largely defined through dress.”1 But per- haps more critically...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... sort of misnaming prevalent in film history. Leontine Sagan's Maedchen in Uniform (Germany, 1931) details the relationship between a student and her teacher in a repressive girls' boarding school. The act of naming is itself a pivotal moment in the narrative. Toward the end of the film, the...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... television stars present clues to the aspirations and fantasies of the contem- porary South Korean viewership, while also affording access to the contradic- tions that maintain the status quo of a repressive relation to history. This star apparatus, however, also indicates a refusal of the sentimental...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... club scene. Maybe someday that wild female energy will cross back over the stage and show up on the movie screens again. Or so I like to dream. The Return of the Repressed In continuing my quest for the ghosts of the feminist film past, I'm find• ing its revival in fresh and unpredictable...
Book Chapter

By B. Ruby Rich
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Repressive Tolerance to Erotic Liberation: Maedchen in Uniform Acknowledgment is due here to two people who contributed the very heart of this article: Karola Gramann, who has written me extensively from Frank• furt and shared her own knowledge and research on Maedchen in Uniform...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... fashions in Korea, then, can be read as practices that exem- plify apathy and enable hopeless social pretension but also facilitate modes of thinking and inhabiting social space differently. This is partly an effect of the psychic identifications central to both fashion and film: as Kaja Silver- man...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... middle of Film about a Woman Who . .. num• bered forty; Rainer's psychic stills in "Emotional Accretion" number forty-eight. The disjunctions between sound and image, between text and voice-over, correspond to the alienation separating "he" and "she:' to the contradictions between how "she" feels...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... critically."21 Exactly this psychic bifurcation, as required by woman's daily performance of the gender spectacle, complicates her status as a sponge• like recipient of the sales ploy.22 Mary Ann Doane's comments on masquerade are relevant: "I was searching for . . . a contradiction internal to the...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1