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Published: 03 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391227-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9122-7
... INTRODUCTION Suzanne Lacy: Three Decades of Performing and Writing/Writing and Performing Moira Roth Of Her Early Years, 1960s–1970s “I wondered who they were, these women whose lives were such powerful icons for my gender. How...
Published: 20 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383550-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8355-0
... michel callon Writing and (Re)writing Devices as Tools for Managing Complexity Although collective and organized action has been the subject of nu- merous theoretical and empirical analyses...
Published: 28 April 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382799-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8279-9
... I Writing Sex, Writing Difference: Creating the Master Text on the Hottentot Venus CUYler Science, science, science! Everything is beautiful...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399285-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9928-5
... 6 Disappearing Bodies: Writing Torture and Torture as Writing Much like the corpse, empty of its soul, representations of death refer to an absence of full meaning by signalling the presence of meaning elsewhere both...
Published: 29 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378945
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7894-5
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... IV FEMINISM, FIGURATION, AND THE POLITICS OF READING AND WRITING lamia karim Transnational Politics of Reading and the (Un)Making of Taslima Nasreen What do you think of Madam Taslima? Has she not said the ‘‘truth’’ about Muslims...
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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...
Published: 05 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383451-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8345-1
... chapter 4 writing the self: the romance of the personal Chinese medicine is a great treasury; this is an objectively existing reality. We seek to cherish and research this treasury with all the proud daring of our people...
Published: 29 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383512-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8351-2
... chapter 1 Generic Fixations Reading the Writing Self One of my growing convictions, founded upon the last 20 or so of my more than 40 years of teaching at Yale University, is that the life of the...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399483-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9948-3
... putting one over on someone else ("la viveza criolla Borges writes: Aftadire otro ejemplo curioso: el de la sodomfa. En todos los pafses de la tierra, una invisible reprobaci6n recae sobre los dos ejeclltores del inimaginable contacto. AbominaciOn hicieron los dos; su sangre sobre...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397830-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9783-0
... Writing beyond the Querelle: Gender and History in Orlando jUrioso CONSTANCE JORDAN This essay will argue that Ariosto's epic takes the woman question be• yond the limits set by contemporary treatments of the querelle des femmes and...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398516-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9851-6
... Writing Hunger: From Mao to the Dao This part of the book delineates the hunger narrative in Yan'an literature and the postrevolutionary rewriting of it. Hunger was something the early Lu Xun overlooked because his diagnosis of the social body was di• rected at...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...introduction d Peru and the Ethnography of Writing Almost half a millennium has passed since Spanish invaders began building an empire of letters over the lands of the Inka state. As much as Spanish law strove to keep writing harnessed as the spe...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...four d ‘‘Papelito Manda’’ The Power of Writing The sun rises on a day of faena (‘task, assignment that is, a collective workday ordered by the Community authority. Every- one is getting ready to answer the call. While some workers ready cement...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...five d Power over Writing Academy and Ayllu In chapter 4 we concentrated on the power of writing. Power over writing is a different matter. As Roger Chartier argues, performa- tive power, such as the force of an authoritative text, becomes a...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...six d Writing and the Rehearsal of the Past When a lettered yndio picked up his quill to write a preface for the great 1608 Quechua Manuscript of Huarochirí, he started by ask- ing what difference it would have made ‘‘if the ancestors of the people...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392620-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9262-0
... 3 WRITING WATTS The Rise and Fall of Cultural Liberalism If not quite, as one participant termed it, ‘‘the greatest continual literary success story in America the Watts Writers Workshop undoubtedly emerged as the most visible of the community-based cultural institutions to...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380757-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8075-7
...7 Writing History after edsa From the mid-1980s until his untimely death in September 1996, my father was in the habit of sending me thick envelopes contain- ing rich samplings of articles from Manila’s newspapers that he himself had clipped. As I moved from New York to...
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
...5 $ A Writing Lesson musicology and the birth of the composer The scriptural operation which produces, preserves, and cultivates imperishable ‘‘truths’’ is connected to a rumor of words that vanish no sooner than they are uttered, and are therefore lost forever. An irreparable loss is...
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387886-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8788-6
... introduction Writing the Emerald City The anxiety of modernity creates the desire for new myths and traditions—be- liefs that will bring under control the changes that have undermined all seemingly fixed and stable cultural, political, and...