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Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398530-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9853-0
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By Christina Sharpe
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
....” “The Wake” illustrates the ways that individual (Black) lives are always swept up in the wake and produced and determined, though not absolutely, by the afterlives of slavery. The chapter reads past, present, personal, and historical archives as an orthography of the wake and a dysgraphia of disaster...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... Cibao valley, on the northern coast, and elsewhere. Much of the territory was swept up in the fighting, as rebels traveled from town to town and through the countryside. Despite repeated Spanish demands for calm, amnesty offers, and reassurances about the abolition of slavery, the fighting only grew...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059202-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5920-2
... In the twenty-first century, online viewing and sharing of photographs has become ubiquitous, as evident through images of the 2002 and 2008 candlelight vigils that swept South Korea; this is photography manifested as part of political activism. Continuing the discussion on the event...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
.... During Schwers’s tour, when a district doctor also does clinical research in villages, Likili persons threaten him with dancing gestures, wielding flywhisks, and suggest he and colonial medicine should be swept away. Schwers’s report is poorly received in Brussels; the quality of his research...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... is not swept up in the seduction and deceit of interpellated forms of subjectivity. Herman Melville Bartleby Virginia Woolf Mrs. Ramsay Lily Briscoe ...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5920-2
... ubiquitous, as evident through images of the 2002 and 2008 candlelight vigils that swept South Korea; this is photography manifested as part of political activism. Continuing the discussion on the event of photography and the potentiality of new political subjectivity, chapter 4 focuses on the changes...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... character in the novel who is in a sense an agent, someone who is not swept up in the seduction and deceit of interpellated forms of subjectivity. Herman Melville Bartleby Virginia Woolf Mrs. Ramsay Lily Briscoe In this chapter, I look at three narratives involving individuals...