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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... ii Queer Tangier Overleaf: Petit Socco, Tangier, 1957. Photo by Allen Ginsberg, courtesy of the Allen Ginsberg Trust. 3 tangier(s) The Multiple Cold War Contexts of the International...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... 3 tangier(s) The Multiple Cold War Contexts of the International Zone [Next to Tangier] Sodom was a church picnic and Gomorrah was a convention of Girl Scouts, Hollywood would never...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... 4 disorienting the national subject Burroughs’s Tangier, Hitchcock’s Marrakech It is no longer the formal or superficial syntax that governs the equilibriums of language, but a syntax in the process of...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... your composition “Marrakech Blues” last evening. I know my guests enjoyed the evening very much. Sincerely yours, Henry J. Tasca American Ambassador Building a life in Tangier The African Rhythms Club The city of Tangier is the...
Published: 07 October 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... Back’’ 38 Editorial cartoon from Chicago Defender (1942): ‘‘White Christmas’’ 49 Ernie Pyle in North Africa, 1943 52 Ernie Pyle talking to gis in the field, Anzio, 1944 68 Still from Casablanca (1942) 83 Paul Bowles with Moroccan musicians, Tangier, 1996 89 Paul Bowles at work, early 1950s...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... about 1971. I was thrilled, figuring I might actually have a chance to catch him in Morocco. When Ali came to Casablanca for this exhibition fight, I drove down from Tangier and went straight to his hotel, where I spotted him with his entourage. He saw me and said, “Come on, man, sit down.” I...
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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
...) with a Western conceptualization of fixed time. In a discussion of structures of temporality, Bhabha distinguishes between the temporality of Tangier and the fixity of time in Casablanca. But Bhabha’s Tangier is equated with Roland Barthes’s invocation of it in The Pleasure of the Text and...
Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... and Khadija Akaaboune and family (Tangier); Ahmed Abdul-​Malik; Allal Akouri (Marrakech); Jean-Philippe Allard; Professor Amine Khalid (for the wonderful Tangier tribute to Randy and Abdullah El Gourde); the Archbishop of Canterbury; C. B. Atkins (for the “Uhuru Afrika” record date...
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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
...: U.S. Armed Forces, 1943–45. Held at the Center for Research Libraries, Chicago. Tangier Gazette. Held at the Library of the Tangier American Legation Museum, Tangier, Morocco. Books and Articles Abu-Lughod, Lila. ‘‘Anthropology’s Orient In Theory, Politics...
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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... outside of it. Since 1993, I have spent extensive time in Morocco, in stretches from a week to a year at a time, doing research, studying Arabic, giving lectures, talks, and hanging out with friends and colleagues in Fez, Tangier, and Rabat. Those conversations have been an important part of my...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
...- tions of the Maghreb, texts that were celebrated at the time or since and which in various ways figured French North Africa or Interna- tional Tangier for Americans. While those texts have in various ways been misread, with some of the most interesting and radical possibilities issuing...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... Making a Home in Africa 137 Performance in Tangier. From left: Randy, Bill Woods, Ed Blackwell, Azzedin Weston. to New York after the tour I found that the Moroccan people had been writ- ing letters that were forwarded to me from the USIS office in Rabat, saying they were...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
... petrol bombs under every car WHOOSH a block goes up behind them. Some in fireman uniforms arrive with axes and hoses to finish the good work. In Mexico, South and Central America guerrilla units are forming an army of liberation to free the United States. In North Africa from Tangier to...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... a crisis of faith brought on by the death of his son. In between the narrative end points defined by those pairs of photo• graphs are lives lived in the streets of American cities, in Marrakesh, 318 Dakar, and Tangier, and, transported by a pharmacopeia of mind• altering chemicals...
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By Anouar Majid
Published: 08 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8054-2
... forged in the city of Tangier, whose notori- ously jaded cosmopolitanism and ‘‘carnal stereophony’’ (in the words of the great semiotician, Roland Barthes) perpetually subvert the ‘‘power of [syntactic] completion’’ and invariably work against the crystallization of ideas into hard, inflexible...
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By Brian Edwards
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
..., 101 race and racism American School of Tangier, 131, 132, Agamben, Giorgio, 104, 113, 315 n.70 139, 149, 180, 317 n.18, 318 n.37 Age of Doubt, 93, 142–43 anality, 153–55, 165–66, 174–78 al adab at-Tanji (Tangerian litera- Anthropology: authority of, 239–41; ture), 80...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... attention in three snapshot chapters: on the North African campaign of late 1942 and 1943, on the fascination with Tangier from the late 1940s through mid-1950s, and on young American interest in Morocco in the late 1960s through mid 1970s. Within those snapshots, something like the texture of...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... that mysterious teacher, neither Abdullah nor I ever saw this man again, and neither of us can remember his name. At the time Abdullah worked for Voice of America radio in Tangier. I’m not quite sure what he did there, but he worked there for a long time and it was great because it gave him...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... anger. Do you know, great hero and measure of the world, I have learnt that words must be like fruit-each a taste, each an ingredient for a palate in need of refreshment: "ocean," an orange from Tangier as its peel breaks away from the pale soft pap it wears-and I have always loved the...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... all waiting to die. Everything we do is something to do until we die. We are here to die. Born to die. I'd die for an orange from Tangiers, for a kiss, a glimpse, a night . .. Ah. But he knew about death. Don't put that into the great history. How he'd known the art of sowing deadwood...