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Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Tío is the name given to the numerous rough statues of the Devil that protect veins of minerals in strategic places in the mineshafts. The tío is always found sitting wrapped in streamers and confetti, with horns on his head and a big, erect penis. Miners sit with him during rest periods and...
Published: 17 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393962-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9396-2
...- bellied, now separated from the men by small, below- the- knee- sized children. In the next frame my tío in his early twenties, a Gregory Peck lookalike, stands in front of their South Central house. His two baby girls hook their fingertips into the seam of his loose- trousered legs, my...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... all, they had fared well. Caridad and her brother were ready for boarding. It was already dark when Cari and Pablito settled into the large Chevro- let station wagon parked outside International Arrivals at Miami’s airport. Everyone had come to meet them: Tía Nidia, Tío Tomás, their...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391173-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9117-3
..., blood, to the Tío The Tío is the Uncle, an entity who controls underworld riches. Tíos were common in the Andes, but less so out here in the Chaco. Having studied the Tío in school and heard Guarani tell such stories, I a≈rmed his knowledge. I said, yes, I had heard that. He told me of working in...
Published: 13 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383956-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
...A LA NIÑA SE LE ESTÁN CAYENDO LOS PRIMEROS DIENTES y ése quién es ése al lado del Tío Roberto? ay, niña, pero si ése es tu padre y por qué no viene el papá? porque no puede. está muerto el papá que nunca viene? y si le digo que...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... hombres que ‘‘nos quieren’’ padres, amantes, maridos, amigos, hermanos, primos, tíos, abuelos y sarcedotes también. Y nadie pregunta: ‘‘Nena, ¿cómo tú estás Qué te pasa cuando...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... irregulares. Sígueme a mi con- sultorio I am alone in the doctor’s o≈ce, my father’s illegitimate brother, the one grandfather sent to medical school to assuage his guilt, while my father, the first-born, had to struggle financially all the years of his life. El tío que no era tío, pero que era médico...
Published: 05 November 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9150-0
... groups instituted during the violence sapalla (Q.) all alone Sendero Luminoso Shining Path, the Maoist insurgent movement señor / señora Mr./Mrs. solo / sola alone superarse to overcome, to self-improve tío / tía uncle or aunt trago cane alcohol wakcha (Q.) poor, ‘‘orphan without support or...
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By Megan Vaughan
Published: 11 January 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8691-9
... of this Indian Ocean island and its Creole community. My debts to the work of the following historians of Mauritius will be obvious: Richard Allen, Marina Carter, Raymond d’Unienville, Marcelle Lagesse, Huguette Ly-Tio-Fane Pineo, and the late Auguste Toussaint. Ned Alpers (in whose...
Published: 15 August 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9535-5
..., whose clown char- acter, Tío Tato (Uncle Tato), was by then a Cruzada favorite, had changed his act entirely to dispel the type of fear demonstrated in the first moun- tain treks. Instead of entering as a made-up character, he began calmly seated, dressed in his own clothes, and introduced himself as...
Published: 15 August 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9535-5
... (Hector) and the Señorita (Kirenia), Cumanayagua 166 12. Scene from Ten mi nombre como un sueño with full cast, Cumanayagua 166 13. La Cruzada Teatral puppet performance for rural school children, Guantánamo Province 184 14. Tío Tato (Carlos) performing in Yumurí, Guantánamo Province 185 15...
Published: 20 December 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9505-8
... tías (Jiménez), who opened their home and kept me well nourished during an extended research period in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. My Tío Mario was always eager to learn about my latest research discov- eries, while my tías Linda and Irma shared family stories and a great sense of humor. Although they...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... highland mining camps were cemeteries full of men who aged and died prematurely, whose bodies were poisoned, and whose labor enriched New York and London more than it did their own homeland. Tío is the name given to the numerous rough statues of the Devil that protect veins of minerals in strategic...
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391906-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9190-6
... surface, Tio Faustino’s attempt to register and control the instruments appears to have been inspired by his own economic interests. Indeed, warning other musicians that he would be “obligated to act judicially” if they did not respect his property Bodies...
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By Marc A. Hertzman
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391906-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9190-6
... ubc, the marche aux flambeaux, Tio Faustino’s 1933 interview, and the 1937 Carnival lawsuit brought against the Union 246 nclusionCo of Samba Schools all tell a different story, one in which politicians and the police repeatedly opened doors only to then slam them shut. Tio Faustino...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... most other Mexicans, Mamagrande kept books in her trunk along with her clothes and camphor. When Prieta came to visit, her grandmother would dig them out. After that, books always had a certain smell. Prieta would sit reading, undistracted by the animated voices of Mamí, Papí, and tías y tíos y...
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By Noël Valis
Published: 26 December 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8428-1
... Kagan, Tamar Herzog, Eva Teba Fernández, Andrés Fuentes, Curtis Wasson, Nil Santiáñez-Tió, Russell Sebold, Gustavo Pellón, David Gies, Andrew Anderson, Teresa Vilarós, Robert Fedorchek, Manuel García Castellón, Marie García-Abrines, María Teresa Zubiaurre, Rodrigo Díaz-Pérez, Francesco...
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By Jessaca B. Leinaweaver
Published: 05 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391500-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9150-0
... no, para mi es así . . . pero siempre triste extrañaba, o sea, no era igual . . . ay no como te puedo explicarte, o sea no estaba tan acostumbrado con mi papá, y con la segunda con mi mamá no, con la otra mi mamá . . . me gustaba estar arriba, ir donde mi tío por más que se moleste as 18...
Published: 05 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391500-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9150-0
... frequently perplexed me. I could not figure out how people decided when, and for whom, to use those terms. Finally, I turned to my teenaged goddaughter Olivia, who told me that tío means ‘‘your mother’s brother’’ but acknowl- edged that she and most people she knew included many others with that label...
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By Marc A. Hertzman
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391906-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9190-6
...- gious activities, African-­derived ship Africanisms and African terms: appropria- agogô (instrument with bells), 138, 155–57, tion vs. assimilation of, 151–52; domes- 247 ticated to Brazilian context, 7–8; Tio Alabá, João, 120 Faustino’s planned manual on, 156; ala das baianas (group of...