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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand This essay examines graphic, textual, and material evidence concerning the use of chairs by European colonists in South and Southeast Asia and by Japanese colonists in Taiwan. It focuses particularly on informal furniture made from lightweight tropical fibers such as rattan. The...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Great Square After days of Spring rains we awakened in a shabby parlor jammed with beat-up furniture and no place left for the waking to really live, between ourselves and the piles of old bedding...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
.../reference/archive/mao/works/red-book/ch31.htm ( accessed July 26, 2018 ). Poe Edgar Allan . 1967 . “ The Philosophy of Furniture .” In Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews , edited by Galloway David , 414 – 20 . Harmondsworth, UK : Penguin . Rear...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... Three pages of photographs showing a piece of furniture from the im- perial palace crown the graphic series. The magazine does not depict the palace itself, perhaps due to Imperial Household Ministry restrictions. De- scribed as a “Parlour...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 May 2003
... factories, or wherever, a computer store, and if there I find things that I can use or can inspire me, I will take them and make them mine. If I see a piece of furniture that I like, I take it and change it and make it my own by painting or reshaping it...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 318–355.
Published: 01 May 1994
... broad range of goods from China: silk piece goods for clothing and fur- nishings, tea, and the porcelain vessels necessary for brewing and drinking it, lacquered and hardwood furniture, small-scale carving in a number of materials, and...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
... nostalgic urban icon sentimentalized by its famed siheyuan (court- yard houses), seamlessly linked to their neighbors through hutong (nar- row alleyways) a place where Yin s native Beijinger- husband, artist Song Dong grew up.4 For The Ruined Capital, Yin set up ten traditional furniture pieces those...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1993
... the aftershock, and the growing perception of betrayal: You say it always was a temporary home, we can build another. Sure we can, our own hearts are the furniture. The earth shakes and spirits are...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 237–246.
Published: 01 February 2004
... spots. For example, its statistics of growth often hide the true state of human survival: exces- sive deforestation satisfies the market demand for timber to produce wood furniture, paper pulp, and disposable chopsticks—this kind of production...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 February 2006
... bought any real estate property in Taiwan. I always rent. But I still accumulate stuff. You know when I first rented, I did not have any furniture. But now every time I move, I manage to have a lot of stuff and furniture. And then I would have...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Soon after that, the owner of the loan agency — another Green Bear — appears at my home and takes away my television, car, bicycle, and furniture as payment on my overdue loan. I finish my life working to pay off the rest of my loans...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... chores is fol- lowed by a portrayal of hairstyling. Positioned in the lower left corner of the frame, a woman mostly in the shadow sits on the floor between a vanity and a piece of small unidentifiable furniture. Although the room is barely lit...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
... function of the photos here, both for building the story and for their purpose to magazine readers in general, is to provide a visual guide to Western-­style clothing and furniture, the cosmopolitan lifestyle of an artist, and the...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the accomplishments of three years of political reform work. One photograph showed women in a courtyard vigorously scrubbing furniture.31 The caption distinguished communal cleaning from pre-liberation work by presenting it as a patriotic effort...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 263–278.
Published: 01 May 2008
... longer flows from human heart to heart. Rather, it is displaced onto buildings, furniture, natural elements (such as rain), everyday objects, and fruit (most notably watermelon). It is articulated not in words or through familiar bodily gestures...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... an everyday routine to utterly deromanticize Xiangqi’s Occidental adventure: there is no French-speaking lover, delicate wine or cuisine, or even graceful hotel furniture to greet Xiangqi’s return from guidebook days of Parisian...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Mirroring this representation is the depiction of her neighbor, the resident of apartment 302 (Hwang Sin-hye), who appears in a succession of momen- tary close-ups. Against a set of blond wood furniture and harsh daylight reflecting off a profusion of...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Jewelry and Donnaken Furniture and implicitly by the representative of ABC Supermarket in the earlier mentioned radio commercials. I will dis- cuss these and other advertisements more fully later in the essay. But first, I want to explore a bit...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
... activities, for everyone, keeping clean is a daily concern, woven almost imperceptibly into the round of more productive tasks. Consider the washstand, a negligible yet common piece of furniture found in every household of Shang...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... soft sculpture Accumulation, no. 1, Kusama completely covered an armchair with sewn and stuffed fabric phallic protrusions, transforming an ordinary piece of domestic furniture into a humorously obsessive, aggressive presence. In her 1975 performance video, Rosler gives an A- Z demonstration of...