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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... rhizomatic roots interdisciplinarity self-naming black feminism ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... today? Where should we look for inspiration, and to whom are we accountable? rhizomatic roots interdisciplinarity self-naming black feminism ...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... an understanding of the self as an embodied relation to the world. In his later philosophical work, he employs the image of flesh to name that which ties bodies and the world. Merleau-Ponty acknowledges the Christian echoes of his metaphors, which can be read as reinterpretations of the “carnal” strand...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another arts and letters movement, named...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
..., the incarnation implies an understanding of the self as an embodied relation to the world. In his later philosophical work, he employs the image of flesh to name that which ties bodies and the world. Merleau-Ponty acknowledges the Christian echoes of his metaphors, which can be read as reinterpretations...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the finest poets ever to have written in Spanish since the language reached the southern Andes in the sixteenth century. As a whole, the poem expresses Saenz’s intimate search to transcend the deep chasm between self and other and to reconcile the truths of love and death. Saenz was fascinated by the city’s...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... of our will. Returning to folklore and fictional fables of willful girls, it explores how willfulness is used to diagnose disobedience and dissent as deriving from character flaws. The chapter offers a feminist history of willfulness in which a diagnosis becomes self-description. The chapter argues...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... church and state. Civic and church authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... the occasion of his lectures with his Indonesian audiences to observe Indonesian opinions and reactions. Anas Ma’ruf reports on Wright’s response to a question about African American contributions to American culture and compares Wright’s self-imposed exile to the experiences of a previous generation...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... theory that could end politics as war—and as production and self-production? In partial answer to that question, the essay arrives at a defense of Derrida’s democratic politics and his ethics of hospitality, with its insistence on the perilous conflicts and potentials that arise with the entrance...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... search to transcend the deep chasm between self and other and to reconcile the truths of love and death. Saenz was fascinated by the city’s dark underside and nocturnal fringes, and he captured the soul of its ancient, twisting streets and decaying neighborhoods in atmospheric prose. His exotic...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... or write. Perversely, these two things were all I wanted to do. I struggled to proceed from the mysterious unclarity on the page toward a coherence that was alluring, but never final. I discuss how this commitment to the unresolvable made literature enchanting. Later, self-doubt became a value, a starting...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...-based network of antiprison revolutionaries connected to the Black Liberation Army. The essay focuses on two self-published books originating in this formation: Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat by J. Sakai (1983) and Night Vision: Illuminating War and Class on the Neocolonial Terrain...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
.... In doing so they decisively recast their lives as ongoing translations, both cultural and linguistic. Their reflections indicate how autobiographies are about self-becoming to the extent that they entail being and speaking otherwise. area studies United States contingency Benedict Anderson Arjun...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Fiction and the Limits of Genre,” in Shirley Samuels, ed., The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 58–72; and Gillian Brown, Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America (Berkeley...