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Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 17 August 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372127-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7212-7
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... hear. 48 The Long Emancipation The nation-state as an entity takes its imprimatur and its practices from the plantation economies and logics that foreclosed Black subjecthood in the first instance. Therefore, the forces propelling movement (poverty, wars, environmental disasters, trade imbalances...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Jahanara’s textual and architectural narratives as forms of male Mughal prerogatives and bureaucratic practice that allowed the princess as the emperor’s “consort queen” to advance imperial agendas, sustain sovereignty, and conceptualize her subjecthood/objecthood. The concept of the imperial self as both...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
...” to advance imperial agendas, sustain sovereignty, and conceptualize her subjecthood/objecthood. The concept of the imperial self as both a synecdoche of royal subject and representative has been determined by recent scholarship on first-person narratives that crafts and conceptualizes identity as both...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
...; as a contested site of subjecthood through property owner ship, inheritance, and marriage; and as a place symbolizing romantic heterosexual desire and longing.17 Asante s staging of her wealthy multiracial female protagonist in the country house centralizes issues of nation, race, and class as they intersect...
Published: 17 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021469-283
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2146-9
... ac- counting of the braceros presence posits an alternate modernity in spite of the racial cap­i­tali­st milieu that negated bracero subjecthood. Their return of Nadel s gaze indicates that the bracero archive is one of self-c­ ultivation, desire, and a long-­standing relationship...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
Published: 17 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021469-171
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2146-9
... of revolutionary masculine subjecthood that ­were damaging to his emotional countenance and reputation. What we can learn from En- rique s life is that the ­great losses he and his immediate f­amily experienced w­ ere a result of his ardent defense of Mexican freedom through anarchist modes of direct action...
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By Simone Weil Davis
Series: New Americanists, New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... to characters like George, Alabama, or Helga are shaping or constitutive of the personalities and choices they display-but only to an extent, since there is excess. Poor fits: we tend, like dough with too much yeast, to ooze out from beneath the commercial cookie cutter. If subjecthood does...
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By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
.... It is precisely for this reason that many logics presently posed as radical encounters with the modern/ colonial order meet their political limits when they must contend with the subjecthood of New World Black people. Certain terms, such as settler, settler colonialism, sovereignty, territory, and land, return...
Published: 17 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021469-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2146-9
... attendance), showing her sons the value of their draw- ings and written words. That cultivated sense of subjecthood carried over into how Enrique, Paula, and Teresa carefully curated their ­family s legacy: they preserved every­thing they deemed impor­tant. The archives preserve a keen sense of irony...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
... a then and there even in the prison house of the here and now imagined by José Muñoz in Cruising Utopia.34 I propose that, by both offering and obfuscating the telling of a real story onstage, the solo per for mances in Cuisine et confessions situate minoritarian subjecthood as a spatiotemporal phenomenon...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... less than abjection itself. Here, my analy sis can link again to Kristeva s Powers of Horror, for it is to Kristeva that we owe an understanding of abjection as a kind of decentering and collapse of subjecthood. Abjection, as she quotes Bataille, is the inabil- ity [of a subject] to . . . exclude...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... of victim. In this his narrative can be read as the assertion of agency in claim- ing recognition of his subjecthood. In contrast with Old Mrs. Gao s enactment of agency in her self- legitimation as a long- suffering mother, Zhao Yong expressed his agency in his insistence on loudly expounding his personal...
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By Savannah Shange
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
... 26, 133; student disciplin- ary referral rates, 2, 85 86, 108 9; use of term, 48 50, 169n2; Xicanx communities and, 147 50, 178n4 Black female subjecthood: Afrarealism and, 114, 122; becoming women of color and, 146 47; Black girl anger, 12, 98 101, 112 14; Black girl dispos- ability...
Published: 04 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012801-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1280-1
... in a precarious state in which their subjecthood and sense of personal sovereignty could be reversed, rendering them sud- denly an object or a thing. Of course, this deep and foundational precar- ity is perceived more readily by those who are vulnerable than by those who are assured many of whom maintain...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 12 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013068-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1306-8
... that toggles across difference and repetition; expiration and return; and subjecthood and objecthood. Figure 5.3. Isaac Julien, Hotel (Ten Thousand Waves), 2010. Endura Ultra photo graph, 70.87 × 94.49 inches (180 × 240 cm), MP 91. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice. TO U T-M O N D E A N D...
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By Saloni Mathur
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
... spaces of the informal economy and the built environment of the urban poor without resolving the contra- dictions that inevitably arise from the tension between stability and im- permanence. Like Bauman, Sundaram s investment in the vocabulary of waste to evoke the subjecthood of wasted lives should...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Smith s Volume Introduction 9 model of a moral government one that could embrace commerce and spread its bene ts in an inclusive way is worth remembering as an imperfect (for it did not recognize the autonomy and full subjecthood of all races and nations) yet valuable idea and a viable ethical...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
....16 I follow Julianne Pid- duck s argument that the country house is a contentious place for (middle- class white) women in heritage cinema, particularly Austen adaptations: as a repre sen ta tional space of women s limited agency; as a contested site of subjecthood through property owner ship...