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Published: 16 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394211-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9421-1
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398233-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9823-3
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385387-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8538-7
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393627-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390091-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9009-1
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By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... its supposed obverses or enemies (earnest sentiment, intransigent stupidity, fandom attachments). Perhaps surprising, Amos does not just thematize embarrassment in her compositions and performances or incite embarrassment in some of her listeners but also models the form of critical embarrassment that...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... have been exceedingly offensive in tone and stupid in mat- ter, and certainly cannot in any way help the cause which you profess to cham- pion. While I cannot and do not intend to attempt to control your political views such as the I certainly am not going to allow my practice and reputation to be...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... door, he shouted that the previous occupant had died two days earlier. Just then a man started yelling at the screamer, Shut up! You stupid son of a bitch! Shut up! Sometimes the screaming went on for hours before the guy went hoarse or was beaten nearly to death by the guards. Sometimes the...
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... counter the neutropenia somewhat. As I finish up at work, time and space seem to be opening up for writing, more gardening, more time to do the healthy things like juicing and walking and meditation and bread baking. The stupid thing is that I twisted my ankle pretty badly. Picking peaches, look- ing at...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
.... in his being his body says: this is your final warning. take it or repeat me like a slave.1 112 and they think i was mean. some thought i was reckless and stupid. others considered me a joke. the truth was i was empty and couldn t accept it. i didn t accept it. i tried to fill myself with pleasure...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... to gather at chow or for religious ser vices, and even there we have guards monitoring us. But they let Bass host a going- away party. The dayroom was jammed with guys wanting to hear him speak. Bass thanked every one for their love and support. He added, Don t do any- thing stupid for my sake. I m...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-032
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
...- pid cunt, you stupid little cunt, you fuckin stupid little cunt! As the father poured scorn on his son, he rained blows down on his head, first from the right, then the left, as the boy cowered, fighting back tears as if he was more afraid to show his distress than to suffer further blows. 240...
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... on the way home at the open air Finca Altozano in the Guadalupe Valley over- looking a vineyard. The drive back: through the valley I love, up into Tecate on the border (a long and insufferable and stupid border wait), and then down through the mountains into San Diego County. · · · I ve booked a...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... and potential. In gaze they were asked, for the outer figure, to express a combination of anger and contempt the kind of look they might have if they thought some- one were stupid, but couldn t say so; and for the inner figure, quiet pleasure, as if a secret thought had made them smile to themselves...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... scientifically without negating in the least the well-founded psychological reactions of Blacks who have had their dignity crushed, by the stupid disdain of Mulattoes, an attitude which is but the so- cial expression of economic oppression by the upper class. But the duty of the PCH a party which, by the way, is...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-080
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... if it also weren t so farcical. But the true saving grace lies elsewhere. Academ- ics value smartness over every thing else, and they can be merciless when it comes to dealing with stupidity. That is what makes going for drinks after departmental meetings so much fun. But I m getting of track. The...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-085
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... nothing would get better until I tried to change. Fi nally, the single most impor tant ele ment in my recovery had arrived: I was sick and tired of failing and sufering for my stupidity. It was time for something dif er ent. 182 Pumping Iron Maybe such a turnaround seems pointless or foolish, considering...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012634-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1263-4
... eighteenth- century courtier in French rococo style; the rococo- esque video for her song Stupid Hoe of 2012; and, last, Let s Talk about Nicki Minaj: A Rococo Side- Show/Salon, a performance and exhibition I presented at the alternative art venue Space Mountain in Miami, Florida, in 2014. Through these...