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Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9141-8
... Part One She Said, She Said: Feminist Debates, 1971–2009 The ism that dare not speak its name “My mother was communist, feminist, vegetarian, and everything,” said Vanessa Beecroft, speaking at the conference “The Body Politic: Whatever...
Published: 02 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378846-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7884-6
...chapter 5 ‘‘SPREAD YOUR ASS CHEEKS’’ And Other Things That Shouldn’t Get Said in Indigenous Languages among the cucapá people who live in Mexico, only a handful of el- ders still speak the Cucapá language...
Published: 01 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381099-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8109-9
... Knowledge-(as)-Said: Language and Politics in Andrés Bello A common tendency among scholars has led us to frame the relation be- tween Domingo F. Sarmiento and Andrés Bello in terms of a near absolute contradiction. Traditional literary history and its main pedagogical tool, the...
Published: 16 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390367-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9036-7
... 4 What Gets Said When in Patronage Letters In the last two chapters, I presented evidence, first, of the “toolkit” of letter- writing techniques in early Renaissance Florence, and second, of a variety of cultural meanings, or frameworks, that those techniques could activate...
Published: 21 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390282-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9028-2
... Chapter 1. ​“It Is Said That Haiti Is Getting Blacker and Blacker ” Traveling Narratives of Dominican Identity In much of Latin America, the official and unofficial policies of the state are played out on the bodies of its citizens, thus be...
Published: 24 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389309-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8930-9
... 2 Edward Said and the Politics of Secular Humanism i felt posthumous, and that very moment felt posthumous, when I was buying a copy of Edward Said’s Humanism and Democratic Criticism at a specialist bookstore...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... preemption becomes self-causing are affective. part three The Power to Affect 6 Fear (The Spectrum Said) That momentary paralysis of the spirit, of the tongue and limbs, that profound agitation descending to the core of one’s being, that dispossession of self we call intimidation...
Published: 26 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376583-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7658-3
... PART IV PASTS PRESENT AND THE FUTURE IMPERFECT eight CHANGING THE LAW OF WHAT CAN BE SAID, AND DONE Two men are on the beach catching crabs. One of them has a bucket with a very secure lid so the crabs won’t get out...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... on the said Island ofHispaniola, which before was called Haiti,26 and the inhabitants call it by this name; and they called it and the other islands Bohio 27 And because they have neither writing nor letters, they cannot give a good account of how they have...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
...like he deceived the others. And also a brother-in-law of Guahayona's, called Anacacuya, who was traveling with him, went into the sea, and the said Guahayona, who was in the canoe,31 said to his brother-in-law: "Look what a handsome COb0 32 there is in the water...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... thus they say many senseless things, affirming therein that they are speaking with the zemis, and that the latter tell them that the sickness has come from them. CHAPTER XVI Concerning what the said behiques do When they go to visit some sick man, before leaving the house, they take soot...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... book i 29 embracing each other.∏ Since the ancients lacked experience of this, they could express doubt and issue contradictory statements. chapter 7 * which refutes the opinion of lactantius, who said that...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... great force of heat causes the rain that in other regions is caused by weaker heat.∞ chapter 8 * how what is said of the torrid zone must be understood Since it is true that we must not seek an infallible and mathematical rule for natural and physical causes, but rather...
Published: 11 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380092-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8009-2
... Edward Said talks to Jacqueline Rose JR I wanted to start this evening by way of introduction with Edward Said’s own words from two of my favorite books of his. The first from After the Last Sky, his extraordinary and eloquent tribute to the Palestinian people: Homecoming is out...
Published: 11 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380092-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8009-2
.... . . The panic of the visual: a conversation with Edward W. Said WJTM I thought that we would just start with the motivation for this inter- view, which was to draw you out about questions on visual arts and the media. When I first broached the idea about interviewing you about the...
Published: 11 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380092-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8009-2
... The sublime lyrical abstractions of Edward W. Said For three decades or so, the complex harmonies of Edward Said’s published meditations—writing that spans a remarkable range of subjects with no less remarkable intellectual control—have gathered a momentum (an elaborate conceptual...
Published: 11 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380092-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8009-2
... . Edward W. Said and the American public sphere: speaking truth to power Edward Said’s work has had such a profound impact on so broad a range of fields that it is easy to lose sight of one important distinction: the difference between the realms of literature and culture, where Said...
Published: 11 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380092-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8009-2
... . Auerbach in Istanbul: Edward Said, secular criticism, and the question of minority culture Edward Said has never left any doubt as to the significance he attaches to what he calls secular criticism. It is by this term, not postcolonial criticism, that he identifies his critical...
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
... THE ‘‘POSTCOLONIAL’’ IN TRANSLATION Reading Edward Said between English and Hebrew One achieves at most a provisional satisfaction, which is quickly ambushed by doubt, and a need to rewrite and redo that renders the text uninhab- itable. Better that...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...‘‘Opening of the Suez Canal at Port Said: Presence of the Imperial and Royal Visitors In London Daily Illustrated, 11 December 1869, pp. 588–89. ‘‘Opening of the Suez Canal: The Procession of Ships in the Canal In London Daily Illustrated, 18 December 1869, p. 608. ...