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Published: 09 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372042-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7204-2
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Sleeping with Stars and Bulbs, Time and Its Signs Now the year is gone, I lie proleptically Down in the same winter in which I Began to run. Trees taller than this pillow Of earth their leaves feather is round Stand above. Dreams falter near the...
Published: 18 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8652-0
...ix. ‘‘sleeping in’’ Men have marched in armies, fleets have borne them, Left their homes new countries to subdue; Young men seeking fortune wide have wandered— We have something new. Armies of young maidens cross our oceans; Leave their mother’s...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-086
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... The Student Pilot Sleeps The propeller is feathered, allows Us to soar. The silence seems hours. What shadows my view through the window, Below, is the gray battle dun Of Werner Mölders’ Bf-109. As...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... Let Me Sleep Latina Anónima The policewoman searches through all my drawers, under the mattress; she empties the Tylenol and Excedrin bottles, finds the few Percodans that are left and takes those too. I have awakened to the sight of...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397090-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9709-0
...20. The Bad Sleep Well Political Corruption and Theatrical Performance After Seven Samurai, the budget for Kurosawa films continued to be larger than that for an average film produced by Toho. Therefore, Toho asked Kurosawa to establish his own production company to reduce...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Where the Island Sleeps Like a Wing Nancy Morejón In a recent essay, ‘‘Race and Inequality in Cuba, Alejandro de la Fuente outlines some of the complexities in trying to evaluate the impact of the Cuban Revo- lution on race relations in Cuba. He notes the various schools of thought to...
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393627-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
...The Sense of Watching Tony Sleep[ JOSÉ ESTEBAN MUÑOZ often, after sex, there is sleep. And while I am not interested in displacing the relational and a√ective cen- trality of sex, it also seems important to dwell upon modes of being in the world that might be less knowable than sex...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382096-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8209-6
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
... an ability to lay the Christian faith alongside contemporarydilemmas. In this sermon Barr moves from the disciples asleep during Jesus’ Passion to insights about ourown tendency to sleep through life. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep October 26, 1969...
Published: 15 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004479-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0447-9
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... trousers. Girders As elliptical as sleep invent our night Above the Atlantic. We dance in a dream Like a politician’s black cigar. 17 ...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... passed, but you Didn’t graduate. I stuck to my principles And for a week couldn’t sleep The following year I passed all repeaters who tried On principle. 20 ...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... from The Prayer Books of the Girl Who was a Cabin Boy And All Things Come to Pass One night, close to the equator: seeing ten stars fall. And the crew shuddering in their sleep. The hull trembling like an animal left out in the cold. And these stars-I...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... from Letters from a Dutiful Granddaughter Now That She Is a Woman Herself Sometimes, before anyone else has dragged back from that relentless sleep of the weary, she lies listening, not to the light hissing through curtains-so white they are blue...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-070
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... breathing as she lay was the sound when night blows sleep away, and the upright are laid low and life is claimed all along the wave breaks of even minor catastrophes. One night the ocean came claiming marvels-the blind boy's left hand which drew perfect wings on his mother's walls, the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... melancholy of Emperors, Deceased Dynasties and powers Of Sleeping Gods, of uninhabited expanses Where centuries sleep by the feet of Great Tombs. Aleksandr Vertinskii 587 And in empty cities Jews, steadfast in their wise Talmud, Patiently trade; Englishmen...
Published: 08 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385448-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8544-8
... most marvelous essence! To lament for my conscience there remained, of a resonant ivory, a story that came from the Thousand and One Nights of my existence Scheherazade fell half-sleep The Vizier stood meditating Dunyazad forgot the day Yetthebluebirdreturned But Nevertheless...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter provides a black, Atlantic reading of Díaz’s diasporic craft, particularly his sharp-witted eloquence in representing the complexities of Afro-Latinidad and black-brown alliances. It argues that Díaz breaks from conventions set by U.S. immigrant classics like Roth’s Call It Sleep...