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Published: 06 March 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382133-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8213-3
Published: 25 November 1986
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382898-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8289-8
Published: 13 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378860-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7886-0
Book Chapter

By Louise Meintjes
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... resonant bassy response of his team. The piercing attack of a boastful interjection. Dental whistles. A mother s quivering ulu- lation ringing out. Verbal art as performance. I listen to the body of a voice. I hear the state of the body in the voice. Saliva wetting the sound. Breath expelled from heaving...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-075
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... the sacri ce will take place Tomorrow, at the rst light of dawn The guide now led the elephant out of the thicket, and leaped upon his neck. Just at the moment that he was about to urge Kiouni forward with a peculiar whistle, Mr. Fogg stopped him, and turning to Sir Francis Cromarty, said...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... TO MAKE OF THIS DRAWING: DID SPERM HAVE EYEBALLS, A MOUTH, ARMS? I KNEW WHAT A SPERM WHALE WAS AND THAT THEY WERE LARGE SO I THOUGHT THIS WHISTLING SPERM MUST ALSO BE LARGE. AND SINCE IT WAS KIND OF FLESH COLORED, I THOUGHT IT MUST BE LIKE AN ORGAN THAT LIVED INSIDE OF ME. THE FIRST WAS OF A GIANT...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-137
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... pointed out that he, the o ender, was cut to the heart at the way he had been treated for merely doing his duty and obey- ing the orders, not of myself, but the Canal Company, etc. I could hear the young ru an whistling airs from The Little Michus, with variations, and my only hope was the Frenchman would...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... face changes shape and sounds issue forth, and there is a cut to the snowy expansive space and the sound of the wind whistling through the land- scape, through the permeable contours of the film screen, whistling and whirring through the film theater, into our bodies, waking us up. And then he imitates...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... the state and gay men, in the 1998 film La vida es silbar (Life is to whistle), filmmaker Fernando Pérez focuses on another marginalized sector of society, Afro- Cubans. In this film, the relationship between Cubans and the state is represented by a woman called Cuba and her son, Elpidio. Cuba is...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-0010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... feet bounces off the concrete. Through the afternoon, song, clapping, and whistling of men having fun reverberate. On a bulbous 268 / / / CLOSING tv screen duct- taped together and propped on a bench to the side, the 1999 Christmas Day dvd plays casually during the proceedings.4 Zama, Mkhum- buleni...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-133
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... victories, respectively, in the long- awaited Olympic men s 100- metre finals here. Pockets of Jamaicans gathered at city squares, parks, bars, and anywhere big- screen TVs were set up to blow whistles, wave flags and cheer on the athletes to victory in true Jamaican style. At the entrance to the Olympic...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...: Tucker described her making the audience howl that night, toddling as only colored people with their inborn sense of rhythm can. Tucker did help her own cause with range and novelty, whistling a rhythm break after a funny bit and a tearjerker. Next, Elkins found Tucker her first hit, Black songwriter...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
... past and island traditions merge. Lee begins to sing tones suggested by the bells. Her voice rises and falls as she makes a whistling downward glissando, WHOooooooo sound, multiple times and sings before she removes the mask. The whistling sound is Lee s riff on soombisori (breath sound) of Jeju s...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... McLean Container Center at the Merchant Marine Academy at King s Point to pre- serve records, photographs, and other items documenting the history of containerization. On the morning of McLean s funeral in 2001, container ships around the world blew their whistles in his honor. Cushing delivered the...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... ges- 176 Hope Waddell tures. Others hummed, or whistled a low monotonous tune, to which the performers kept time, as did the people around also by hands and feet and the swaying of their bodies. A man, who seemed to direct the performance, stood at one side, with folded arms, quietly watching their...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... light of dawn The guide now led the elephant out of the thicket, and leaped upon his neck. Just at the moment that he was about to urge Kiouni forward with a peculiar whistle, Mr. Fogg stopped him, and turning to Sir Francis Cromarty, said, Suppose we save this woman Save the woman, Mr. Fogg I...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... dress in their uniforms (amayunifomu). They rest in the shade of thorn trees, or in the cool of a thatched house. They banter. Small boys arrive in bands to check out the scene through the doorways and windows. Neighboring little girls join their brothers. The team sings and dances indoors. Some whistle...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
...: no loud conversation is allowed and mercifully no ringing of cell phones. It is possible to say that there is also, therefore, no romance. But I’m not complaining. I have come far from that mo- ment in my youth when a friend told me that the long, piercing cry of a train whistle at the end of...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... (liquor) stores; women sell tomatoes, cling peaches, and decorative aprons along the road; taxis zoom in from Johannesburg in the north and Durban in the south, and spill out their passengers home at last. Jubilations, whistles. Bags and packets tumble out; crates are shoved and lifted. Youths saunter...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-131
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... whistle fed to Jolson as Jack Robin in The Jazz Singer, Ida Cox performing as Topsy in Uncle Tom s Cabin revues before her blues days, Rice s Bone Squash Diavolo play, and even MC Hammer. In a more extreme version, anti- academic critic Nick Tosches used twentieth- century blackface yodeler Emmett Miller...