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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... utopias biography political feminist life writing about political activism ...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... and political activism. utopias biography political feminist life writing about political activism ...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... position for both writing and political activism. utopias biography political feminist life writing about political activism This piece is about the inevitable uncertainty in the experience of writing. It analyzes different styles and describes the difficulty of being clear without...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... of topics, from her discovery of language to her sense that the Indian elite has seceded into outer space, Roy maps the morality of being a writer in a world divided by divisive ideologies. Arundhati Roy India writing and activism politics In 2012, at the Jaipur Literature Festival...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
..., as both a social observer and active participant of contemporary Latino cultural politics. This chapter contends that Diaz has thus crafted a praxis-oriented and antidiscursive Latino/a political project, a project that puts him in conversation with ethnic studies scholars, activists, and grassroots...
.... It includes a detailed discussion of the domestic work of the Women’s Committee and the need for continuing activism. Bulgaria women’s movement communism socialism breast cancer This chapter is a discussion with Elena Lagadinova and Maria Znepolska about Znepolska’s recent biography of Frank...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... it was a time when faith was strengthened and regrounded, and when many in seminary and elsewhere were influenced by the writing and teaching of Reinhold Niebuhr, who argued that while we know a lot about what is right and what is to be revered in individual behavior, we have made very little progress...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Willis, one of the earliest and most brilliant of the writers and organizers of the feminist second wave in the US. Willis was a radical who believed that it is pleasure and not self-denial that is the key to political engagement and effectiveness: “Radical politics is about being happy, not about being...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... involves educating broad audiences about major issues of social, political, ethical, and medical concern through lyrics and performance styles that raise awareness through a combination of contemporary information and traditional modalities of expression. Race was the primary social variable examined...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... intended to improve the urban experience; these included the paving of streets, the excavation of new wells, and the relocation of industrial activities. urban development land reclamation renovatio urbis The Venetian diarist Marin Sanudo observed: “Venice is in the water and has no water...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the War of the Pacific, she became an active educator, writer, and public advocate for women and children. She composed her poem “To Be Born a Man,” with its hard-hitting, mocking lines about gender discrimination, early in her writing career. Her epistolary novel Íntimas (Close Friends , 1913), written...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... in philosophy” represented by the Haitian Revolution. Schwarz is concerned principally with the question of how historical temporalities can be understood and what political consequences follow, and he asks, “what is the significance of James’s The Black Jacobins for the writing of history today? To think...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... her poem “To Be Born a Man,” with its hard-hitting, mocking lines about gender discrimination, early in her writing career. Her epistolary novel Íntimas (Close Friends , 1913), written in a Romantic literary style that diverged from both the realist and modernist genres of the day, was a “novel about...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Indonesia’s political elite and the crowds who lined the streets of Bandung while the conference was under way, Wright emerges as a significant focus of attention. This is particularly the case in relation to the coverage of Wright’s activities in Indonesia Raya , whose editor, Mochtar Lubis, met Wright...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the Bolivian state. Writing five years prior to the Chaco War (1932–35), the report was prescient about the disastrous consequences that would ensue if the country undertook an unconsidered war effort on the southern border with Paraguay. ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... theater sankofa trilogy , benu , which has no lgbt characters. Though d’bi.young openly identifies as queer, Gill argues that she actively refuses static categories of sexual orientation, especially if they are based on parochial presumptions about sex/gender transparency and stability, which invites...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... the Third (Communist) International looks set to follow suit and support a new war. James argues that only Marxism can explain both world politics and the “new civilisation” represented by the Soviet Union, and it predicts a new process of world revolution unfolding in case of another war. War...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of Ethnography and Folklore in La Paz in 2013. As a poet, Espejo writes in Aymara, Quechua, and Spanish, and her work delves deeply into her Andean roots. The poems that follow—from her collection Phaqar kirki / T’ikha takiy / Canto a las flores (Song for the Flowers)—draw from her intimate familiarity...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... activity was sluggish and limited in scope. The Franciscan missions and the Standard Oil Company exercised more presence in the region than did the Bolivian state. Writing five years prior to the Chaco War (1932–35), the report was prescient about the disastrous consequences that would ensue if the country...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and civilizational achievement of Tiwanaku society, many peoples considered the lake to be the “navel of the world” and a site of tremendous spiritual and political power. The Inka themselves sought to lay claim to the symbolic prestige of the lake region. As they grew from being simply one more local ethnic...