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Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005537-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0553-7
... other state in the union. 2 Looking closely at One Big Self and another of Luster s major projects, Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish (2008 10), this chapter explores several different kinds of photographic returns. Like Sally Mann, Luster looks back to nineteenth- century...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
..., had her hair pulled back in a single braid, and showed no sign of adorn- ment, not even the gold-starred front tooth that seemed to be the fashion among women in La Igualdad. When she smiled, I saw she had no front teeth at all. (Carlos would later tell me why so many of the women had A HOUS E BURN ED...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... fellow kissed the negro,” said one astonished little girl who had witnessed the osculating ceremony. . . . This founder [Seymour] of the sect stands full six feet in height.* He wears a rubber collar, decorated by no sign of necktie. Adorning his mouth is open massive gold tooth, flanked...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... to center the story on Dimples has very rightly put them in their place, accessorizing, but not driving the story. Ms. Cooper has described this proj ect as a very personal one for her, and she has fought tooth and nail to have unheard-of creative control. The end product is one that gestures...
Book Chapter

By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-100
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... grin revealed a rotten tooth as he flipped an ace, a queen, and back- to- back fives. That s thirty- five, he said. Let s get it in. He dropped to the floor and commenced to doing push- ups. Now, I took pride in being an athlete, but that was a lot of push- ups. Still, I wasn t about to let...
Published: 25 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012450-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1245-0
... and in response to this dialectic, a range of women undertook a proj ect of psychophysical aesthesis that remade their ungovernable sweet tooth, their bad taste, into the basis of culinary expertise. To explore the af- fective rather than digestive demands that sweetness makes on the feeling body was, for them...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... or beans; she sold rotten eggs for fresh ones; in her calabash of palma-christi oil, she always poured some syrup; her bag of coffee contained at least five pounds of small stones that imitated the color of that bean; finally, in her way, she responded, an eye for an eye, tooth for tooth to the disloyal...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007524-10
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0752-4
... the village join us in the yard, and we play in the dark with a vivid curiosity. We examine new growth on a young coconut palm, and find a smooth sac of spider eggs tucked up beneath the lightest green leaf. We guess at the animal that left tooth marks in a fallen avocado. We watch streams of ants swarm...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
.... Dracula anD the artist. LeFt PaneL: Dreaming DraCuLa. right PaneL: DraCuLa vanquisheD by art. The image in the left panel, Dreaming Dracula, shows a black woman with broken, unkempt hair, dressed in a loose white shift. Her attention is focused on the flight of broken- toothed combs descending...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012245-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1224-5
... is made not to the people, but by them. Singers Sibel Thrasher and Sharon Matthews articulate the costs of citizenship in the form of their bodies and souls: I ll give you my eyes / I ll give you my ears . . . I ll love you tooth for tooth and eye for eye. 33 The only possible resistance to this regime...
Book Chapter

By Martin Savransky
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
..., by the same name, that is produced when a patient has been bitten by the tooth of a dead hunter, an object normally kept as an amulet helpful for hunting. When the tooth is neglected, Turner re- counts, it enters someone s body and travels along the veins, biting and inf licting a unique disease. The thing...
Book Chapter

By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
... in anthropology, humanity. It was Uma who blurted out as a toddler exactly what had to be said one morning when a truck cut us off on the way to her brother s school: Argh, people! But she has also promised variously, in the years in which this book was written, to become a butterfly, a tooth fairy, or a purple...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-148
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... String Beans May, aka the Elgin Movements man, diamond inlaid in a gold tooth, whose smash success in Chicago in 1911 brought the full force of southern vernacular entertainment to the big city. Whitney complained: What is the use of creating a sketch that makes an intelligent appeal and have...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
...- ment, not even the gold-starred front tooth that seemed to be the fashion among women in La Igualdad. When she smiled, I saw she had no front teeth at all. (Carlos would later tell me why so many of the women had A HOUS E BURN ED 1 6 the same star on the same tooth. It was common for breastfeeding...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
.... . . . This founder [Seymour] of the sect stands full six feet in height.* He wears a rubber collar, decorated by no sign of necktie. Adorning his mouth is open massive gold tooth, flanked by rows of other teeth, perfectly straight and white. . . . His voice is like the roaring of a cannon, and . . . he has...
... who had witnessed the osculating ceremony. . . . This founder [Seymour] of the sect stands full six feet in height.* He wears a rubber collar, decorated by no sign of necktie. Adorning his mouth is open massive gold tooth, flanked by rows of other teeth, perfectly straight and white...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-149
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... of seem- ingly folk- derived country blues, actually utilized a guitar lick taken from Butler String Beans May, aka the Elgin Movements man, diamond inlaid in a gold tooth, whose smash success in Chicago in 1911 brought the full force of southern vernacular entertainment to the big city. Whitney...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... spectacle. Gap- toothed Ollie North and his proclamations of innocence, the volume of hair on his sec- retary, Fawn Hall, reports I read of Reagan declaring, I am a Contra. I had consumed all of this as an innocent, and by writing poems I began issuing my declarations of in de pen dence. Recently, I...