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positions (2019) 27 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., they are characterized by the camera’s introspective gaze, a gaze directed toward the filmmaker herself. The films show various reflexive images of the director, such as her shadows, her reflections on a car window, and her images taken by her relative. This introspective (self-mirroring) style of Kawase’s documentaries...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 401–429.
Published: 01 May 2004
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 443–478.
Published: 01 May 2003
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... be artistically inferior work. As time passes, viewers will be misled and come to consider such work good television. TD and MK: Would you explain the significance of the last scene in Chicken Feathers, where Xiao Lin is washing the car...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 367–377.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Turning into Little Cars (1986), chickens change to cars without any sense of strangeness (fig. 2). The dream inscription reads, “I raise a flock of chickens in my yard. I am shoo- ing them into their coop, when suddenly they turn into little...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 2005
... police officer in blue camouflage. He gestured to a police car that was stopped on the side of the road; it pulled out and led the way for us, its blue lights flashing. At last, we entered Ramallah. The Arabic word ramallah means “God’s high place...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... problem is due to car emissions; some say it is due to substandard domesti- cally produced cars; some say it is due to inadequate roads and highways, or lack of public transport. I had lived in Manhattan for about six months and I did some driving...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of rebuilding a home with me can’t stand up. At the North Point Car Ferry The chill was through to the bone. Busing all day along dusty streets, in a window slid wide open, one knew...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Shanghai, the epitome of Chinese urban modernity, comes to a standstill. At the beginning of the story, as the kaleidoscopic images of the city converge on a moving tram car—the entry to the urban space in both fiction and reality—the bustling...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 August 2007
... through the journey to decide for herself. Once in Wang’s car, Wei becomes increasingly aware of and visibly uncomfortable with his explicit sexual interest in her. After declining a cigarette (contrasted nicely to her offering Yu a cigarette...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 February 1999
... a job in a Western-style restaurant, began to grow my hair, and learned to drive a car. positions 7:1 Spring 1999 64 In the middle of September, one evening when I finished work I found...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 728–758.
Published: 01 August 1995
... fir- ing out the window to announce our arrival. We pulled up behind the train of cars, which had been joined by a few more that had come up from Ninglang town to greet us, and got out. Three smiling...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 557.
Published: 01 May 2000
... these are surely my strength. Outside the window I see cars rushing down Route 38 by night. Even they are my discontent. What a powerful thing! Note “Echo,” “A Rainbow,” and “Asking...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 253–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... often involve danger to the animal: avoiding a car when crossing a road or sur- viving being teased by young boys (whose youth protects them from the spirits’ vengeance) advance the animal to greater powers. The physical...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
... successfully push. With your earnings you can buy a house and car, wife and kids. You work until retirement and then look back on your life. Your life in the game is over in thirty-­one days. . . . Was it a happy life? What...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., something like total state monopoly over consumer goods and services, a system of hierarchical consumption, a soci- ety in which ne food, expensive aged liquor, luxury sports cars, designer positions 26:1 February 2018...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
... members threatened the workers with steel pipes, picks, and shovels, which immediately brought in one hundred Korean resident-workers to the show- down to confront the Saikai members. Several hours later, four large cars with thirty Saikai...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... shop, Fumi defiantly sells her fish. Kaju, incensed at the harassment by the police, skips school and goes out to the main street of the procession, intending to spit on the car of the crown prince and princess as revenge for all the trouble...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1993
.... Take the opening poem of the volume, ‘At the North Point Car Ferry,” which seems an exception in that it makes use of sequences of surreal images that turn the familiar sights of Hong Kong into a postapocalyptic landscape. The last...