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Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397830-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9783-0
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396765-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9676-5
Published: 28 December 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382348-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
Published: 21 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388739-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8873-9
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By Jing Wang
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... Gabriella Coleman describes herself alternately as a translator, a broker, a gopher, and a trickster as she responds to solicitations by journalists. Studying a secretive network of hackers rendered both her knowledge and her mediation particularly coveted. Her public contribution mainly...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... feminist politics. The section collects interviews he’s done with female musicians on their influences and creative impulses. With essays on artists like Kara Walker and Wangechi Mutu, Tate tracks his belief that good artists are master tricksters, utterly effective at getting us to look at some obvious...
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... Gabriella Coleman describes herself alternately as a translator, a broker, a gopher, and a trickster as she responds to solicitations by journalists. Studying a secretive network of hackers rendered both her knowledge and her mediation particularly coveted. Her public contribution mainly...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
...A C K N O W L E D G M E N T S · 95 is for JACKAL (AND DINGO) J I n folklore across the world, the role of trickster has been filled by different animals. Fox, rabbit, and spider are perhaps the most well- known incumbents. In southern Africa, the jackal dominates this role. Whether phokojwe (in...
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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007241-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0724-1
... (Johnson), xi xii trickster figure, xvi therapy, 104 Yoruba, xiii zami (Atlanta, GA), 135 36, 146, 212 24, 228n4; zami nobla National Organiza- tion of Black Lesbians on Aging (nobla), 213 14. See also age and aging ...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012481-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1248-1
... of their condition by pre- paring them for the market economy. 18 Three food episodes will help bring home my point. Eating Black Respectability THE TRICKSTER Gus performs black respectability politics so well that it makes him palatable almost literally to his customers, to his local community, and...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-054
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...196 Anansi and the Tiger Walter Jekyll Since slavery Anansi (also spelled Annancy and Anancy) stories have been an im- portant part of Jamaican culture. Drawing on an oral tradition from the Akan peo- ples of today s Ghana, they feature a trickster man- spider who uses his cunning and ability to...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-099
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., Palmer centered a preference for impure sounds, the use of electricity to amplify rawness and physicality, a crossroads meeting of trickster mojo, personalized lore, and wide open sin towns. He asked at book s end: How much history can be transmitted by pressure on a guitar string? Marybeth...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021230-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2123-0
... seem to open up. Butler got stuck in a loop between her con- victions about human nature and what radical evolution would look like as she struggled to complete the sequels to Sower and Talents she had planned. Later in this chapter I consider her plans for the first sequel, Parable of the Trickster...
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005681-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0568-1
... , Pedagogies of Crossing Land is not the traditional element used to analogize Black flux or think about dynamic, fluid, and ever moving Black diasporic subjectivity. Rarely does land evoke the kind of flexibility, elusiveness and trickster- like quali- ties that Black diasporic life symbolizes in the Western...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Antigua [New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1985], pp. 82–83). 6. A reference to the stories of the spider Anancy/Anansi, the trickster figure in West African and Caribbean folklore. The Anancy/Anansi tales originated among the Ashanti people of Ghana and spread from...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-137
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...- dressing anthem Another Man, jivers like Slim Gaillard, electro ex- perimentalist Bill Laswell. This postmodern vantage stressed adaptation: the mythological tricksters and heroes are replaced by electronic- age superheroes recruited from kung fu, karate, science fiction and blaxploitation movies, re...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...4 MEHMOODBHAI TOILET OPERATOR Prasad Khanolkar Forgive the trickster and the tribe will be happy, but kill the trickster and the tribe will be ruined. david hecht and maliqalim simone, Invisible Governance: The Art of African Micropolitics could you tell me about any one object in your...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012962-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1296-2
... expressions. Bailey toys, torments, and reveals slav- ery s presence like a trickster. His works on the Middle Passage in Mem- ory as Medicine (2011) establish solid ground with history, materials, and themes and then unsettle these relations repeatedly, undermining any concrete victory for facing history s...