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Published: 20 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391128-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9112-8
Published: 23 September 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382140-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8214-0
Published: 14 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376637-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7663-7
Published: 27 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386490-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8649-0
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Beauty Spots 28 Chapter Two Hermann Broch s novels of the early twentieth century: He could almost have wished that the uniform was a direct emanation of his skin. 6 The camp people might or might not have wished for this, but their sense of wearing clothes and wearing their skin now reached as high on...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
Published: 20 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391128-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9112-8
Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Fired by Jim Fouratt during the attempt to open Danceteria, Bobby Bradley and Alan Mace took over down-and-out bar the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, relaunching the Avenue A spot on 10 December. The opening-night party blended Western movies, drag queen performances, and DJ-ing in the back room...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The live music scene fractured as smaller venues complained that they were being bullied by larger spots such as the Ritz and the Peppermint Lounge. An air of decline hung over the Mudd Club while Club 57 slipped into a somewhat darker, more chaotic rhythm. These developments were overshadowed...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... experimental filmmakers curated a groundbreaking video lounge. Danceteria offered a level of explorative creativity that threatened to dwarf the offerings of Club 57 and the Mudd Club. Yet in contrast to both of those spots, Fouratt and Piper’s venue was located not in downtown but midtown. ...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Officers clamped down on after-hours venues in early 1983, using Arthur Weinstein as an informant. Dave Peaslee argued in Dance Music Report that choreographed closure of the city’s after-hours spots was motivated by a desire to move unwelcome populations out of gentrifying locations, with the...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... This chapter opens by addressing a blind spot in Hardt and Negri’s concept of the multitude and in Marx’s view of history and class struggle: the knot between war and production. Are revolutionary movements still part of what Foucault identified as the modern “ontology of war,” making them a...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... keeping readers focused on his mother in his emotional writing about the image, Barthes creates a blind spot that hides his family’s colonial past in plain sight. ...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., Mitre gives voice to an ordinary working woman who has migrated from the city of Montero, in the region of Santa Cruz, to New York City, where she works as a waitress. Río-Mar (River-Sea) was a Spanish bar-restaurant in the meatpacking district of Manhattan. It was a down-to-earth drinking spot with...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... that preceded it. Money also became more prominent at the spot as Reagan’s neoconservative agenda laid the basis for a very specific form of recovery. ...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Oil lives in a kind of ethical blind spot. The fuel drives so much in industry, agriculture, and personal life, of course. Oddly, then, literature and film have mostly left it alone. One can count on one hand the great oil novels written in all languages. Substances ranging from diamonds to...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-031
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... somethin else. When I was eleven, she showed me the weed spot an abandoned apartment building under the L train. We stepped into a space the size of a prison cell, black steel door at the end. The smell of weed was thick. We didn t even have to knock. What up? said a muffled voice behind the door. My...