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Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
... IntroduCtIon Skate to Write, Write to Skate Fresh Ice In 2002, at age forty-three, I bought a pair of figure skates. It was almost on a whim although they weren’t my first pair. I’d figure skated for a few years as a kid, enough to learn beginning jumps and spins...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
...Upon Overhearing, ‘‘Anyone Can Write Like Elizabeth Bishop’’ So that’s what they would have us all believe, These connoisseurs of nothing’s spaciousness, These slightly less-than-mortal, pompous thieves. I barely could contain my rage at us, At the collective...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter the author describes the process of writing his novel Home Products (which was later published in the United States under the title Nobody Does the Right Thing). The piece considers common issues of concern to first-time novelists: how to start, voice, structure, and revision...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...This previously unpublished excerpt from one of Anzaldúa’s many writing projects hints at the origins of her vocation as a writer, as its title suggests. Using the third person, Anzaldúa describes the “calling” and decision to write, as well as her subsequent “apprenticeship” and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...This very short prose poem, which originated in Anzaldúa’s writing notas, depicts one stage of her writing process. Like the other poems in this section, this one has not been previously published. Note the ways Anzaldúa intertwines identity, writing, and consciousness. When I write I hover...
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380078-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8007-8
... 3 Who Is Qualified to Write Greek History? a reply to lawrence a. tritle When it first appeared, L. A. Tritle’s review of BA II in the Liverpool Classical Monthly was much the longest: twelve tightly packed pages in small print. It also contained a mixture of learning and hostility to...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373841-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7384-1
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... from The Prayer Books of the Girl Who Was a Cabin Boy And When I Write the Muscles in My Chest Move as if in Flight Sometimes the eye of the bird is a sky that is moving among the molecules and over twenty different landscapes someone has crossed, even...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... In reading three Partition narratives by Pakistan women discussed here, this chapter is particularly interested in the way history, personal and political, appears in their writing. The writing is marked by complex feelings of anger at how history came to unfold on the subcontinent; also how...
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376057-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7605-7
Published: 02 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377139-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7713-9
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-050
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Published: 22 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003373-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0337-3
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9812-7
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-117
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...-year-­old girl wear- ing a threadbare shalwar kameez [tunic and pants]. Jannatul Akter works twice as hard as many children and had to fight to come to school. Every morning, after setting up a fruit stall on the main road of Sheorapara, she comes on here to read and write in Bangla and Eng...
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By Jason Weiss, Steve Lacy
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
... PART2 writings by steve lacy In the liner notes to many of his records, Steve Lacy often wrote a page or two about the compositions at hand: their inspiration, their nature, the conditions of their creation. Periodically, he also reflected on current projects in his notebooks; sometimes...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter the author describes the process of writing his novel Home Products (which was later published in the United States under the title Nobody Does the Right Thing). The piece considers common issues of concern to first-time novelists: how to start, voice, structure, and revision...
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By Cheryl Walker
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397007-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9700-7
... 2. Writing Indians Let us begin our exploration of Native Americans and their relation to u.s. nationalism with one of the now favored stories of the way the nation's self-understanding developed. It goes something like this: To the European mind the Indian was from...
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By Mark Sanders
Published: 04 December 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384229-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8422-9
... chapter 4 prison writing Suid-Afrikanerskap is ’n wordingsproses. Suid-Afrikanerskap loop deur die afbreek van apartheid en die help bou aan die groot Andersmaak. Ons máák mekaar. [South-Africanhood is a process of becoming. South...
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By Henry H. Em
Published: 05 March 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9592-8
... part ii History Writing chapter three naTionaLizinG korea’s pasT The­history­of­a­state­is­that­which­renders­a­precise­record­of­the­rise­ and / or­fall,­prosperity­and / or­decay­of­the­[ethnic]­nation.­Without­the­...