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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... The Withering Away of the State (1917) Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Il’ich Lenin (born Ulianov, 1870–1924) wrote his famous State and Revolu- tion in the summer of 1917 before the storming of the Winter Palace that marked the formal beginning of the Soviet government. Much of the book is...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... workers in the state mining sector. The political statement issued by the fstmb contained a blunt and withering attack on the aims of the neoliberal restructuring introduced by Supreme Decree 21060 in 1985. Most notably, it asserted that the foremost economic interests of the nation were no different...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... mouth of the barefoot child, in the midst of restive crowds. They wither in ivory towers and are dissected in college classes. Words. Some come trippingly on the palate. Some come laboriously. Some are quickened by friends, some prompted...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-124
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... neck ‘‘to keep o√ the on- slaught of various and sundry diseases to which the human body is heir To get at the facts about their use is di≈cult, he writes, so I have been doing a little research myself. I asked Hannah Withers if she ever heard of asafetida, and she said she had...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... entropy. Cells’ change 9 Reduced your monarchial features to a kingship of chaos. ‘‘With faltering speech, and visage incomposed You said good night, between pangs of the withering hunger Which filled your...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...plants. ‘‘I am a fortunate man he says. ‘‘I love what I am doing. They ask why I don’t sell out and retire, but I am already doing exactly what I would do if I did retire September 19, 1965 night-blooming cereus ne night late in August, Hannah Withers and I went out...
Book Chapter

By Siobhan B. Somerville
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378761-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7876-1
..., 172-175; in Winona, 100-IIO; in "Withered Baker, Houston, 85, 183 n.I6 Skin of Berries," 146-149. See also Baker, Kathryn Hinojosa, 35 Mulatto Barnum, P. T., 58-59, 198 n.59 African American Studies, 4-5 Bartlett, Neil, 8-9 African women...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... For the man who fears to die; But the withering scorn of the man shall cleave To the man who fears to die. chorus. Shout for England! Ho! for England George for England...
Book Chapter

By Fred Moten
Book: B Jenkins
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392675-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9267-5
... back under the hollow stanchion of a scarry bridge. it’s a little alone it’s a little alone. who’s playing tonight will twist her reddened hand into a letter. my orchestra, will you slide? the withered bridge blew movement as a heavy load as Hemphill’s fluttered, raptured body, and Olu Olu...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
..., velvety leaves. The root leaves are evergreen and very dark. In One Man’s Garden, Miles Hadfield says the flower spike withers after blooming and should be cut o√. But other spikes continue to appear and mature and there is ‘‘nearly always one reaching its third flowering and final year In my...
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393733-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9373-3
... question all claims to either whiteness or blackness.17 For example, Josephine Withers argues that Piper uses performance “to examine and reflect back the barriers that surround her and, I would add, surround all of us,” encouraging her audience to question all essentialized identities...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... The Dream Fades Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. A n original product of counterculture aspiration and a boom econ- 1-\omy that proffered better times for workers, Bruce Springsteen has watched two hopes wither...
Book Chapter

By Gavin Butt
Published: 30 August 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8705-3
..., Andre Dombrowski, Rachel Withers, Alec Kennedy, and Terry Myers, have helped in different ways again. Francis Lee provided love and support in great measure during the research phase of this project. More recently Andrew Walby has pro- vided me with more than enough love to distract me from getting...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... all of the elements. If they are not torn by March winds, nor blackened by frost nor discolored by rain, they are withered by unseasonable heat. Although the deciduous trees and shrubs show little damage from the severe winter, it will be a long time before we realize the full extent of damage...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... pyracanthas annah Withers won’t have firethorn in her garden. She says it Hbrings bad luck. This notion probably came from the connection between firethorn and hawthorn. Hawthorns have always worn an aura of superstition—only the ill luck is supposed to...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... smilax annah Withers, who misses nothing, called my attention to the Hsmilax growing over a doorway on Wendover Road. We rang the bell and found that it belongs to Mrs. W. E. Godwin. Knowing that no vine grows so gracefully of its own accord, I asked Mrs. Godwin how she managed to...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-134
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... fragrans), 9, 62–63 V. rhytidophyllum, 116–17 Wintersweet (syn. Chimonanthus V. tinus, 13, 218 praecox), 7, 9 V. utile, 116–17 Withers, Ben, 59 Vinca minor, 144, 147, 153 Withers, Hannah, 58, 118, 139, 211 Vinca rosea, 17 World tree, 187–89 Viola patrinii...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... are pulled up and depart with swift air They say that a flower’s job is hard When its petals wither in the sun Pale nocturnal flowers Flowers of disillusionment.  Bill Griffith’s Zippy Goes to Cuba, (based on visit). Zippy copyright © Bill Griffith. Just passing through. A...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
... between President Chandrika Kumaratunga and Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme­singhe, which paralyzed the legislature until Mr. Rajapaksa won the presidency in 2006. Since his election, Mr. Rajapaksa has seen the opposition parties wither and fragment, leaving him with a hold on power that could...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... unwanted debates in society that make it hesitant and confused about celebrating Victory Day in the same joyous spirit and mood. However, we know history will march forward, the nation will go ahead, and all confu- sions and hesitations will wither away. The nation will one day find back its rhythm...