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Published: 25 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384168-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8416-8
Published: 30 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391548-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9154-8
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... technological revolution. Rather, the indexical nature of the photographic imprint shares ontological immediacies with originary Ancestral imprintation, conjoining in her work, to command a new revelatory potency. The mediatory capacities of the digital allow the real work of tradition to reveal itself. ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... collective biography and assess their place in the penal system. The survey itself became part of a bureaucratic struggle in the 1880s over how to punish slave convicts that makes its construction even more revelatory of the Brazilian preference for integration in basic state institutions like prisons and...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... these years seemed fundamentally flawed by their great profusion, the commercial and political conditions that generated this flood, and the very contingency of any one image. The chapter proposes that Benjamin acknowledged these shortcomings and responded by assigning the medium’s revelatory agency to...
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... revolution. Rather, the indexical nature of the photographic imprint shares ontological immediacies with originary Ancestral imprintation, conjoining in her work, to command a new revelatory potency. The mediatory capacities of the digital allow the real work of tradition to reveal itself. ...
Published: 06 March 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0904-7
... universally recognized. And although she does not directly cite Benjamin s notion of the optical un- conscious, Hillenbrand does engage closely with his notion of revelatory justice the way in which a pro cess of publicly disclosing something previ- ously kept secret can contribute to the pursuit of justice...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... s reading of a text as revelatory of one s own psyche an understanding that the critical gesture is mainly or substantially projection. I ofered two, somewhat dated, titles Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye and Mimesis by Erich Auerbach and Shields was enthusiastic. He described their appeal...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... into it. 5. Share: in the field and later when you are writing, share your thoughts and ideas with the people and communities that have received you. Integrate their responses into your work. Create dialogic scenes where you can address diff er ent points of view. 6. Write about revelatory incidents...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... biased, makes mistakes, lacks self- awareness, tells lies not of substance but of form. But the device can also be used in a revelatory vein: to twist an ending, to demand that readers reconsider a point of view, to leave an audience wondering. Like our anthropological propensity to classify, ON...
Published: 30 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377436-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7743-6
... establish laws of probability with regard to history. For Parrochia, history is still accessible to reason and the entryway is crisis, which is endowed with a foundational status and revelatory role. He therefore main- tains that every crisis is in reality revelatory of a conflict, which is doubtless...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
..., as Jean-Paul Belmondo passed a poster of Humphrey Bogart and improvised a Bogie imitation. What a thing to do! It was revelatory, getting this new take on American culture from the French, and I bet he used it on the next girl he approached. My friend Lourdes remembers seeing Weekend at the...
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By Janet Roitman
Published: 30 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377436-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7743-6
...- vation, 38 39; and post- structuralist thought, 34; as revelatory, 35, 88 89; as signifier, 9, 19, 29, 36, 59, 64, 82, 93, 101n6; stakes of, 85; temporaliza- tion of, 17 Crisis narratives, 41, 49, 85; causality and, 42; in finance, 43, 48, 63 64; pro- duction of meaning through, 69 70, 94; social science...
Published: 30 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005315-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0531-5
...- duction of pleasure is revelatory as an ideal example of the institutional arrangement through which, in the current phase of global capital, reve- nues become concentrated in the capitalist enterprise. Contained in these ethnographies are examples of the crisis of our postmodern existence and its...
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By Margaret Hillenbrand
Published: 06 March 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0904-7
... notorious sock puppets and astroturfers who patrol the Chinese web conspire to make the topic seem unapproachable. In what follows, I show that artworks can be as revelatory about secrecy as any declassified document or leaked file, and never more so than when that which is hidden is also very widely known. ...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... restlessness” and natural propensity for more direct, unmediated reve- latory experiences with God. This creates a desire in their spiritual orienta- tion to place a premium on direct, unmediated revelatory experiences with God, which possess some of them until they can work them oV through action. They...
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By Erica Fretwell
Published: 25 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012450-124
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1245-0
... perceived the scent.17 A psychophysical practitioner himself, Hartmann used physics to test scent s potential to be revelatory in an abstract or figurative way, evoking certain moods or ambi- ences, existential states and intuitive, pre- lingual understandings. 18 These experiments developed into a...
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By Dwaipayan Banerjee
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012214-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1221-4
... best efforts of the physicians I worked with to declare their hospital a pain- free zone. The striving to endure pain, then, involved asking for recognition, risk- ing misrecognition. Pain s ebbs and flows were often revelatory of the limits and possibilities of recovery and care offered by already...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... first photographs of Moscow and Leningrad, and projecting them in a Berkeley classroom, was revelatory. My small audience included the olympian Gleb Petrovich Struve, son of one of pre- revolutionary Russia s most distinguished liberal politicians, passion- ately devoted to Russian emigre literaure, and...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...- cated the location via speech to the ticket officer. When the conductor asked him for his ticket to check, Sujit was admonished for having a ticket for Vasai instead. Sujit presented this as a revelatory experience, after which he built up a repertoire of strategies to communicate place names. When book...