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Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... during the Cold War, and the swerve in the real movement of capital across nation-states and into the post–World War II world order, reticulated to American interests and governance and opening onto a new phase of restructured capitalism. The Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna in Rome ran a Jackson...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the autumn, when four Angelenos opened Area, a TriBeCa venue organized around the innovative use of space and art installations. Many downtown partygoers swerved happily toward Area, although some expressed concern about the way it lacked the improvised, makeshift, organic values of the art-punk scene...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... swerving from the colloquial to philosophical in dazzling turns. In a context where she is discussing transitioning, Nelson writes, How to explain, in a culture fran- tic for resolution, that sometimes the shit stays messy? 12 One of the great ap- peals of Nelson s brand of autotheory is how this...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the autumn, when four Angelenos opened Area, a TriBeCa venue organized around the innovative use of space and art installations. Many downtown partygoers swerved happily toward Area, although some expressed concern about the way it lacked the improvised, makeshift, organic values of the art-punk scene...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... share a com- mon evolutionary origin induces a swerve, a refocusing of attention toward rela- tions between apparently complex and seemingly lesser organisms. There are no higher beings, no lower animals, no angels, and no gods. Although the concept of symbiogenesis was proposed a century ago, the...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-060
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... picture of the academic workplace as a disaster zone, of lit er a ture as a beleaguered discipline, and last, but not least, the writer as truth teller. This might be the right place to swerve away from my subject, as letters of recommendation often do, and ofer for your consideration personal, some- what...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
.... There are many biological systems, apart from ants, that function without hier- archy. Bird flocks, without a leader, turn in the sky; fish schools swerve to avoid predators; tropical forests develop patterns of diversity . . . and cancer cells mutate and metastasize. For all of these systems, we still...
Published: 06 November 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
... practices of division, or poetics, change? This book aligns with a range of nonwhite, queer refusals of US imperial, set- tler colonial, military invasive, majoritarian legal, nationalist affective, and ocu- larcentric projects. The Cry of the Senses swerves here: it does not reassert visual- xvi Preface...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
..., off- kilter, simultaneously pleasurably and melancholically anormal. I claim something excessive, decadent, and cariñoso [tender] in the expansive, temporally unbound sonic imaginary of salsa listeners and dancers.38 I m af- ter abnormal feelings my semantic tendencies swerve toward convergences...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
... about the production of the individual but instead about a movement, a flow, and an impulse to move beyond the singular subjectivity and the indi- vidualized subjectivities. It is about the swerve of matter, organic and oth- erwise, about the moment of contact, and the encounter and all that it can...
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By Ren Ellis Neyra
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
...). Photograph by Walter Wlodarczyk. Introduction 17 the archive it has built and for which it advocates. Multisensorial poetic listening and sonically oriented close- readings yield synesthetic reattunement and generate swerving creative- critical movement. The copulations of possibility in the afore- said...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... kea i kaulana i ka hala kea, i ka loko i a, On the seashore, we arrive at Ke kea The sandy place that is famed for the white hala and the fishpond Carefully descending down the pu u at Auwili, we make our way north toward Apapane Road. We walk along the swerving pathway until we reach Lihikai Road...
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005629-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0562-9
... one of three genres (the novel, the poem, the play) that refers to reality in a way that involves some kind of imaginative or tropological swerve from logic. David Damrosch, taking up the slightly more Goethean question of what counts as world literature, gives a similar, but crucially more...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
... sounds, in part because these are not narrative films their visual grammar is not diegetically motivated. They swerve from plot. In her divinatory filmic stud- ies of unruliness s subtleties in everyday Caribbean life, Santiago Muñoz s editing of sound is key to hers being a cinema of relation, an...
Published: 09 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012740-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1274-0
... decon- taminate the huge oceans of poisons caused by industrial extraction, Tôyama must have felt some regret for the swerve toward capitalism and nationalism he insisted Genyôsha take in 1885. Did he recall Genyôsha s po liti cal impetus of 1880 85 that, as the Antillean writer Édouard Glissant put it...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
..., historically, Puerto Rican dances had always been sensual: Our criollo dances have always been known to consecrate the leading role of the backside, that indisputable idol of Antillean eroticism. From the uncouth swerves of the buttocks of our celebrated rumberas to the modest, small hip...
Published: 28 October 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
..., stupor, intellectual longing, fury-as well as the signs of genital desire-the child pours all its strength into the animation of a perfect inner stranger, only swerving it a little, always, toward an implausible childish tenderness from which every encounter...
Published: 28 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381860-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
..., stupor, intellectual longing, fury-as well as the signs of genital desire-the child pours all its strength into the animation of a perfect inner stranger, only swerving it a little, always, toward an implausible childish tenderness from which every encounter...
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By Cara New Daggett
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... Press, 2008. Grant, Kevin. A Civilised Savagery: Britain and the New Slaveries in Africa, 1884 1926. New York: Routledge, 2004. Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. Guthrie, Thomas. Seed- Time and Harvest of Ragged Schools, or A Third Plea, with New...