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Series: Sound and Meaning: The Roman Jakobson Series in Linguistics and Poetics
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378365-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7836-5
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391135-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9113-5
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372202-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7220-2
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
..., for they had got into awful trouble. Paul tells them in the first verse of this chapter to avoid immorality. He says, “Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me, it is good for a man not to touch a woman. (He does not mean a married man here, he means a man that is single, as verses 8 and 26...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... of the public cry for vengeance. Do not hang, if you object to death punishment but, anyhow, don t hang and cant. Let us not talk of mercy and forgiveness toward the criminal while we throttle him. Execution or vengeance, whatever we may call it. Chapter and verse are quoted against revenge. But chapter...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-101
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... while we throttle him. Execution or vengeance, whatever we may call it. Chapter and verse are quoted against revenge. But chapter and verse must be construed reasonably. Chapter and verse, if understood literally, would oblige us to send out pale ale and pre- served meat to our enemies, the Indian...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... about to leap from verse to chorus: clothes shabby, hat tilted, feet raised, one hand on hip and the other enacting a tangled par tic u lar. Then a music page of verse, chorus and four more verses, a subsequent page of forty more verses, and a blank final page. Other print- ings offered as many as 150...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... the control of religion, how does one translate? And if that task is not sufficiently daunting, how does one add a further variable, the variable of translating from poetry to poetry rather than from prose to prose? Before sharing with you some of my own eforts at rendering Indo- Persian verse into American...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... a chorus about a per- former dancing, and created a musical skit you could extend forever comment, then mocking, peripatetic signature. The earliest sheet music had a soon- iconic cover image of a putatively Black performer about to leap from verse to chorus: clothes shabby, hat tilted, feet raised, one...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In 2012, at the Jaipur Literature Festival, the author was asked to leave India after he read from a banned book, Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. This chapter covers that history but uses it as an occasion to report on his fraught relationship with the celebrated writer—establishing...
Series: Singles
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021698-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2169-8
..., the verse meter of epic poetry. The Iliad, The Aeneid, Metamorphoses. It is almost never used in English. Adam Sherman hits the weighted sylla- 2Chapter one bles in rock & roll and radio fervently because those things are what matters. Rock & roll is the epic now, meaning then. Or maybe it was already...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
..., leukemia, impotency, and pa- ralysis, and he does it within Islam by using the Qur an. The very name of this group, the Barzakh Foundation, derives from a Qur anic verse that confronts the fear of death: When death fi nally comes to one of them, He cries: My Lord, send me back, That I may do right by what...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
..., an Asian Muslim by birth but an atheist by con- viction, wrote a novel, The Satanic Verses, which cast doubt on the consistency of Muhammad s response to a divine agent. Sections of the novel implied that Mu- hammad fabricated a verse or two, then later changed his mind. Added to the novel s...
Published: 03 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009054-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0905-4
... of visual images demo cratic effects transcend language as sight on the edge of discourse, as a difference that is vis i ble. By thinking of demo cratic effects in Lyotard s terms I thus avoid reasserting their original associations with poetic verse in a way that reduces their figural visual meaning...
Series: Singles
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021698-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2169-8
... of demographics and social transformations. The entry for the 1950s reads in its entirety, We move out to the suburbs as the baby boom begins and new highways are built. They mean 128. Except shortly after the opening of Once but not of Twice, after their nearly identical first verses, Jonathan for verse 2...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
..., with its lexi- cal and syntactic rigor, supports the conclusion earlier voiced by Taha Husayn (1889 1973), to wit, that Arabic compositions should be divided into three cat- 354 chapter twenty- one egories, prose, verse and Qu ran, saj forming a part of prose but the Qur an being a category of its own. 3...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... to the Divine Beloved Many Sufis beyond Ibn Arabi appeal to the sensorium, the full array of senses. Their intention also is immersive remembrance, or dhikrAllah, remembrance of Allah at every moment in every action in every thought. Their preferred me- dium is verse, abundant verse, most often imagined...