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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... 18. Truth, Faith, and the Individual: Thoughts on u.s. Documentary...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... Chapter I Doubled Truth Uplift and the Bottom Line The Industry Advertising emerged as an identifiable profession in the mid-nineteenth cen• tury, functioning in its earliest forms as a kind of "space brokerage" whereby agents sold ad space in newspapers. Wherher the adman-in...
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By Lilian R. Furst
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377610-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7761-0
... I Truth to Tell That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth mainly. There were things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.-Mark Twain III .All is true," the...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392569-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9256-9
... case of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) as an example of the impact this perspective has had in a human rights investigation. The Gender Perspective in International Human Rights Law \ The term gender is often associated only with women or women-based ap- proaches. In...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... 4 Ellie Ragland The Hysteric’s Truth LacansaysinSeminar XVII, ‘‘It is clear that there is no question more burning than what, in discourse, refers to enjoyment. Discourse is con- stantly touching it, by virtue of the fact that this is...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
... three  Shadow and Substance sojournEr truth in Black and whitE Augusta Rohrbach An illiterate former slave, Sojourner Truth left no written record of her own according to standard definitions of...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395218-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9521-8
... chaPter 1 The Material Moment of Ethics Practical Truth [57] This is an ethics of life; that is to say, human life is the content of ethics. For this reason, I want to forewarn the reader...
Published: 06 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393450-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9345-0
... chapter 1 OF NOTARIES, TEMPLATES, AND TRUTH s Los libros y letras andan por todo el mundo. —B. de Albornoz La Edad de Oro, the Golden Age: this resonant phrase names a...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... multiple developments of Chinese history and their fictional representations and in Jiang Gui’s abil- ity to configure history. If the novel is still compelling, it is not so much be- cause Jiang tells a truthful anti-Communist story as because he manages to address issues that still...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 11 Techniques behind Lies and the Artistry of Truth: Writing about the Writings of Zhang Dachun Kim-chu Ng The road leading up and the road leading down are ultimately the same road. Heraclitus A favorite of the Taiwanese literary world of the...
Published: 13 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389491-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8949-1
...” On Truth, Intent, Image, Identity, and Song Covers WThe famed soul singer Al Green is featured as part of a duet on “Put It on Paper,” a song concerned with a couple’s decision to marry that is the title track of...
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
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By Chuck Eddy
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...What Is Truth? Where Western Science and Traditional Knowledge Converge Lilian Na’ia Alessa Lilian Na’ia Alessa received her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in cell biology and now works in the area of adaptive resource management in Alaska. She approaches systems from an...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391951-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9195-1
...I am a liar who always There are no hard distinctions Literature reveals the truth tells the truth. between what is real and what is that lies behind the fiction —JEAN COCTEAU unreal, nor between what is true of everyday life. and what is false. A thing is not —SALMAN...
Published: 17 March 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... research on the exhumations of clandestine cemeteries of Maya massacre victims,1 I consider the excava- tion of individual and collective memory as a cultural and po- litical act of community reconstruction. I suggest that both the accretion of truth and political...
Published: 17 March 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... inevitable aspect of virtually any challenge to Suharto or his military regime.9 While many Indonesians were skeptical of such claims, the latter’s power often lay not in their perceived truth value or in their ability to per- suasively represent communism, but in their evocation of the terror—both...
Published: 17 March 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... Trials, especially international tribunals, as well as truth com- missions have been put forth by the international community as ways of working through traumatic pasts of mass violence and genocide to establish stable futures governed by the rule of law.1...
Published: 17 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392361-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... popular discourse as “ethnocide.” It is precisely these sorts of processes of inclusion and exclusion that are at the core of this book. Moreover, this book addresses acts of discursive privileging and moments of silencing that complicate and constitute is­ sues of truth and falsity. While some of...