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positions (2017) 25 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... A supposedly avant-garde engagement with urban exteriority from its very beginnings contained an ambiguous spiritualism. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 A Page of Madness cinema Japanese modernism Kawabata Yasunari (1899–1972) the senses vitalism in philosophy Yokomitsu Riichi (1898...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 907–930.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... TM: Yes, to a certain extent, however, Kinugasa Teinosuke’s Kurutta ippêji (A Page of Madness) was influential for so-­called avant-­garde films.28 MI: Kinugasa used flashbacks in that film. AK: Also in keeping with the idea...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
... imaginary. The stories of Fu Manchu popularized and normalized Orientalist depictions of law-and-order West versus evil Orient for generations of English-reading publics.17 Published from 1919 to 1959, Fu Manchu as a stereotype graduated from page...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 541–572.
Published: 01 May 1999
... competing tendencies for interpretation conflictually coexisting in the novel. In the following pages I will suggest that the dramatic tension structuring the modes of narrative and the plot of Lost Horizon is not the protagonist’s divided...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 411–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the lifting of martial law on July 1, 1987, that many people, particularly the young, became aware of this forgotten page of Taiwanese history. Follow- ing the election of Lee Teng-hui, the first Taiwan-born president, materials on the incident...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 February 1999
... for the first time, behind her back, positions 7: 1 Spring 1999 62 silently, tears falling drop by drop onto the pages of the book. It was Camus’ The Stranger. I soon moved...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 517–540.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is now being summoned. Suzuki hastily leaves the cell, without hearing Tahara’s point, and the reader is also left without knowing what Tahara was about to say. Inconsequential though it may seem at this point of the story, several pages later...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
...-­ups and sweeping panoramas of natural wonders. Images of children and ethnic minorities wearing vibrantly colored clothing adorned many covers and pages. In an originally color photo depicting Tai children in Yunan prov...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 575–634.
Published: 01 August 2005
...- cal or miraculous duality of the kind that so many critics seem to want to stick on Badiou’s own work. This would seem to confirm the fundamental hypothesis that I wish to lay out in the following pages, namely, that only an understanding...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 427–441.
Published: 01 May 2003
... mention for the benefit of our male readers that the following pages contain more than just an essay on fashions. Indeed, positions 11:2 © 2003 by Duke University Press positions 11:2 Fall 2003 428...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 423–464.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and its pen- chant for Western-style fashions and behavior. Opening his scholarly vol- ume, The Ideology of Contemporary Japan [Gendai nihon no ideorogii] (1998), with a fifty-page diagnosis of the 1997 Kobe murder incident, Saeki Keishi...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., there are but a few texts that spend a signi cant number of pages on descriptions of military brothels. Two of the best known, Tamura Tajir s Accounts of a Prostitute (Shunpuden, 1947) and Dan Kazuo s Ritsuko s Love (Ritsuko, sono ai, [1950] 1977), were written in the immediate postwar era, at a time when...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... in Djakarta after his death, in 1949 (Anwar 1949g). And a poem with the title Jang Terampas dan Jang Luput ( What Is Captured and What Escapes ) emerged in Tiga Menguak Takdir (Three Open Up Fate), a collection of poems by Chairil Anwar, Rivai Apin, and Asrul Sani (1950). And, then, the last page of later...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 487–509.
Published: 01 August 2007
... confesses her frustration in tears, and he immediately replies: I said, it is not my business. What the hell. How much did you write this year? For the entire year, did you write more than a hundred pages? You said...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
...).47 The book is equal parts political tract, detailed ethnog- raphy, and how-to manual. In the first 108-page section, the author, Sheng Qi, an official authority on sports and physical education in China, employs a range of normalizing...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
...: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cazzaro, Davide. 2012. The Page and the (Video) Camera: Conversation with Amir Muhammad. In Southeast Asian Independent Cinema, edited by Tilman Baumgärtel, 227 44. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Cormack, Bradin. 2011...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... writers to write an omnibus novella in 1933, for instance, the editors chose “A Young Mother” as the title and topic of the novel.46 Other contemporary magazines filled their pages with numerous features about new techniques of homemaking...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 779–800.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... First, there were some revisions in its statement of purpose printed on the first page of every issue. The first item, “mission and naming,” stated thus: “To destroy the existing society and to achieve equality among humanity is the mission. Apart...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Schelling’s Treatise on Human Freedom (Athens: Ohio University Press, Mao, On Practice and Contradiction, (Henceforth, all page numbers in parentheses refer to this book.) Alain Badiou, “Prefazione all’edizione...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and cultural production during my graduate training. This article on Cyclo in the context of postwar Vietnam is indebted to the theori- zation of Asian politics, literature, and cinema that has taken place in the pages of positions over...