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Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
Published: 06 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394693-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9469-3
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... provide a different conception of race and nation, one that takes seriously the violence involved in our attachments to solid (individual and collective) identities, this chapter provides a creative reading of Toni Morrison’s Paradise . ...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-096
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Despite the legendary reputation and unshakeable will of the revolutionary leader Che Guevara, his meager, isolated guerrilla units were no match for a professional army deploying ground and air forces with solid U.S. military and intelligence backing. The insurgents made their own...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
...cycle 228 what the star said to the earth: sometimes i wish i was like you. solid and findable. thick and round. cool and stable. sometimes i look at you when you don t think i m looking at you. you are there in the dark of me and i see mysteries that make me want to sing. but would you hear? what...
Published: 01 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
... looks to us like nothing: faith is a cascade. The sky s high solid is anything but, the sun going under hasn t budged, and if death divests the self it s the sole event in nature that s exactly what it seems. Because believing a thing s true can bring about that truth, and you might be the shy one...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-078
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... sport of Wind and waves. And on that shore opposite stand Friends and lovers, trembling on solid ground; Oh, why did he not remain here! Oh, the storm! Driven off course from fortune! This artistic evocation of the Ocean s inspiration references many poetic figures. The Greek muse of love poems, Erato...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
...- sations was John s passion for wastewater and solid waste disposal. I guess I m just fascinated by whose [the garbage] was, where it came from, where it s headed, and [what] the hell we re gonna do with it all. I could go through your garbage to night and just be tickled to death. I mean seriously, it...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
..., full of typos and one or two crucial mistakes, threaten to reappear in the proofs. It s only when you get the published book that solid thing in your hands that it feels finished. Maybe. But of course all that is changing. That solid thing, the book, is disappearing, words materialize and evaporate as...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
... tent flow a set of small changes that might add up to big consequences. Seepage is a pro cess, not an event. As that which oozes, seepage heralds the failures of proj ects aiming to produce space and territory as solid containers. It forces us to think past distinctions such as solid and liquid and...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-065
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... The only solid source Green could use was Linnell Gentry s 1961 History and Encyclopedia of Country, Western, and Gospel Music, a mix of re- printed older press accounts and short bios. In a roundup of sources elsewhere in the issue, Ed Kahn mentioned a novel, Borden Deal s The Insolent Breed; a...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
... chemo- geological cloud. They pass over the Koreas and Japan, and eventually to the United States, where larger storms make landfall ten days to two weeks later. These dusts move as a massive aerosol cloud, particulate solids held in gas: an interphase of matter. These floating dusts blast apart a...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... calloused hands. The soles of his feet were an oddity; more solid, more resistant than the best cowhide leather. They crushed the spokes of acacia and bayahonde, whose dangerous points never dared sting him. So he went barefoot in the crabinages and the thickets. Very talkative with his people, he was...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... use it anyway to bring you back to earth, to make your memories solid. to make you long for sweetness. before that comes water and the way you taste it. the way you call it up within yourself. remember. remember. and before that there was heat. the way you changed into you. you the way you feared what...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... collaboration bright solid and grown. the birds and the fish must have known the implications. once a species could do that to itself. do this to itself. what we do. get ready for the influx of carbon dioxide, the mountainous islands of trash. the unearned permanence of plastic. all life would have to change...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... on Sunday and see and hear for myself.” I . . . [attended Azusa] six solid hours on that one day. And I was more than ever persuaded that the movement was of God. . . . The sermons, testimonies, prayers and songs . . . were usually attended with divine unction to such as a degree as to...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-073
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
.... Donna sees teal where I see green and purple. The color is chimerical because what we see is not solid but has to do with the refraction of light. The other chickens shimmer less, but their coloring is complex, layered, silky, especially Sabrina, the Welsummer, who reminds me of a game bird: elegant...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-047
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... me. And why not? He s the real thing. An authentic talent, with a rushing stream- of- conscious imagery that is banked by a solid rock- and- roll- rhythm- and- blues beat. At times the imagery becomes less of a stream and more of a torrent. It s enough to make a Freudian analyst rub his hands in...