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Published: 30 October 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391586-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9158-6
...π it’s a girl thing The reader would think from my conversations with Owen’s father, replete as they were with extended narratives of his his- tory and aspirations, that Owen’s mother, who didn’t figure in these narratives, had never been present. In...
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392651-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9265-1
... VI  Nobody Does the Right Thing...
Published: 24 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8871-5
... chapter 3 Why Betting a Barrel of Preserves Can Be a Bad Thing to Do  Civilizing Deeds and Snags hose in power often push forward their political agendas by Tinscribing them into stories that sustain, and are sustained by...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379218-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7921-8
...PAR T II Ethnographies of the "White" Gaze 4 Do the Wrong Thing: David Lynch's Perverse Style Movieline magazine of September 11, 1990, carried two related articles that cash in on David Lynch's name. Both exploited the semantic "richness" of the signifier "lynch" and invoked the...
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By Elizabeth Grosz
Published: 01 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386551-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8655-1
... CHAPTER 8 The Thing Philosophy should be an effort to go beyond the human state. —Henri Bergson, TheCreativeMind The thing goes by many names. Indeed the very label, ‘‘the thing...
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... relation to their own inventions of blackness and uncovers the ways in which Wynter’s insights on sociogeny help clarify the process through which blackness—as we know it—becomes a reality. Demetrius L. Eudell 10 “COME ON KID, LET’S GO GET THE THING” The Sociogenic Principle and the Being...
Published: 08 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390350-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9035-0
... 10 Anne Kaminsky ​“True Advertising Means Promoting ​ a Good Thing through a Good Form” Advertising in the German Democratic Republic s advertising still necessary today?” This was the central question posed by the ​Ifirst issue of the advertising magazine Neue...
Book Chapter

By Dana Polan
Published: 30 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392415-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9241-5
... 16  This Thing of Ours In this respect, one of the weirdest fallouts from the non-ending ending of The Sopranos certainly has to be the video clip that was fabricated to announce the theme song of Hillary Clinton’s ultimately doomed presi- dential campaign. Quickly...
Published: 24 July 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390565-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9056-5
...chapter three No Such Thing as Women’ s Literature A few days later I was trudging up Mount Qasyun to Muhajireen, the gentrified neighborhood where Ulfat Idilbi lived. This lovely moun- tain looming up over Damascus has inspired poets and painters over the centuries, yet...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
...My Favorite Thing Lacy’s discourse on the soprano saxophone appeared in the longtime jazz journal Metronome (December 1961), edited by Dan Morgenstern. The music of Thelonious Monk continued to dominate in Lacy’s development, as the source of more than half the material on his next two...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
...The Real Thing (Our Rigoberta) JOHN BEVERLEY This essay is about Rigoberta Menchu and what she means, or does, for us.! The title alludes to the advertising slogan "Coke is the real thing" and to the Lacanian notion of the Real as that which resists symboliza• tion absolutely-the...
Published: 20 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381822-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8182-2
Published: 16 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385585-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8558-5
... 9 ‘‘Each Man Kills the Thing He Loves Transgressive Agents, National Security, and Blockbuster Aesthetics in Shiri and JointSecurityArea Directors in Iran, Korea, Taiwan and...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
...CULTURE / sheet 413 of 524 44. Doin’ the Right Thing: Ten Years After She’sGottaHaveIt 7153 Wallace / DARK DESIGNS AND VISUAL There’s been tons of speculation over the years about...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374138-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7413-8
... Chapter 1 “Every Secret Thing”? Racial Politics in Ansuyah R. Singh’s Behold the Earth Mourns (1960) the border is as far as the black man who walks alongside you as secure as your door against the unwarranted...
Published: 09 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372080-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7208-0
... bridge A BLACK CISFEMME IS A BEAUTIFUL ­THING PHOTO BY CINDY ELIZABETH Black cisfemme ­sisters, are...
Published: 11 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392873-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9287-3
...Lacey Jane Roberts Put yur o Thing Down, Flip It, and Reverse It R Mgei a ining Craft Identities Using Tactics of Queer Theory he phrase “identity crisis” has frequently been used to de-  Tscribe the current state of contemporary craft.1 This iden- tity crisis...
Published: 28 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393344-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9334-4
... Introduction The Most Important Thing Happening “I had a gut feeling in the 1950s,” Immanuel Wallerstein writes fifty years later, “that the most important thing happening in the twentieth century was the struggle to overcome the control by the...
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395522-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9552-2
...6. IS MUSIC A THING? If we look back over the past quarter century, it would appear that the com- modity form of music has undergone a massive transformation. Twenty-­ five years ago, it was dominated by recordings on physical media: compact discs, tapes, and (though in decline) lp records...