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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... York: Oxford University Press, 1996), 177–200. For the heady days of “A True and Simple Tale of ’61,” when Fort Sumter fell and Confederate patriotism abounded, see Gary W. Gallagher, The Confederate War (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997), 63–111; Larry M. Logue, To Appomattox...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376392-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7639-2
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375531-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7553-1
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012795-181
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1279-5
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author offers ten simple pieces of advice for writers. For example: “Have a modest goal: Aim to write 150 words each day.” Rules for writing Writing advice Writing and walking ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... The conclusion presents the book’s overall argument that Gramsci’s nuanced and anything but economistic understanding of class provides a useful starting-point, although never a simple template, for those trying to imagine how radical change might come about in our grossly unequal, twenty-first...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... more open than it was at any point in history. A cosmopolitan perspective permits that individual identities are not fixed and they are never simple. translation movement cosmopolitanism urbanism translation world literature ...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... for her what she hoped it would—multiplies questions of how and for whom FFS works, unsettling any simple narrative of what this surgery can do. surgical outcomes patient narratives medical authority trans- therapeutics ...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... Understanding how power and the economy work over bodies and strain nerves is impossible without a critique of the phallus, emblem par excellence of patriarchy. The point here is to show that the phallus is not an abstract place, a simple signifier or differentiating sign. The phallus cannot...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... Taking up the vexed and fraught relation between the local and the national, Cai examines in this chapter the ways in which the socialist national had to cope with and absorb local inflections and local strategies of narrative social existence. Rejecting any simple binary conflict between...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... This chapter considers how nightlife intimacy manifests itself in contexts of casual contact and anonymity—that is, dancing crowds. Although partygoers express desires for belonging to be a simple, open, and easy thing, they nonetheless avoid explicit discussion of who belongs and how...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Chapter 3 begins by asking a deceptively simple question: why was the Caste War called the Caste War? By tracing the historical reach and geographic range of the concept-metaphor casta , it shows how the name of the war indexes Creole efforts to repurpose the historical legacy of colonialism...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... Postgenomics cannot be adequately conceptualized as a simple “break” or “transition” from one era to the next. Nor can it be characterized as a straightforward continuation of genetics or genomics. Rather, the essays in this volume collectively begin to theorize postgenomics in terms...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... concludes that to start with the former gives rise to paradoxes, whereas to start with the latter, as Bergson’s simple intuition does, explains our continuous duration and the creative and unforeseeable newness of any free decision. The simplest of simplicities Bergson speaks of in The Creative Mind...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... structures themselves are problematic, corruption discourse is no simple tool of technocratic critique. It underpins the ideological process through which the Nigerian state functions at all. Condemning “corruption” implies a vision of a non-corrupt alternative, not degenerated, properly bureaucratic, fully...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
..., ethnicity, race, age, and gender. His voice and persona combined aspects of Victorian and modern urban cultures: simple melodies and jazz music, technology and sensuality, gentlemanly romantic idealism and contemporary erotic desire, femininity and masculinity, public and private. The chapter also analyzes...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... aspects of the world by making and modulating sounds. Ergo-audition covers a range of experiences, from simple feedback mechanisms (judging the fullness of a receptacle based on changes in harmonic timbre in a liquid being poured) to the psychological and perceptual complexities involved in hearing...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059325-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... Indigenous people, one woman and three men, all interned during the 1920s. Far from considering them as a simple succession of cases, the purpose of this chapter is to identify the common thread that runs through these trajectories: all of them collapse at the moment when the long-awaited social promotion...