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positions (2001) 9 (2): 287–329.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Bliss Cua Lim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Spectral Times: The Ghost Film As Historical Allegory Bliss Cua Lim Ghosts call our calendars into question. The temporality of haunting, through which events and people return from the limits of time...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Giving Up Ghosts: Notes on Trauma and the Possibility of the Political from Southeast Asia Rosalind C. Morris Ghostly Occurrences In Bao Ninh’s 1991 novel The Sorrow of War, ghosts of the Vietnam War...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 499–529.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., nonessentialist difference. The author examines Kim Sŏkpŏm’s specific solutions to this critical impasse in his works of fiction, particularly Karasu no shi ( The Death of a Crow , 1957) and Mandogi yūrei kitan ( The Curious Tale of Mandogi’s Ghost , 1970), demonstrating that Kim is able to destabilize...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 713–740.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of South Korean corporate enterprise, this unraveling has broader consequences for the national imaginary. The article thus draws a parallel between the film's residual selves and Derridean ghosts as discussed in the Specters of Marx (1994), which are less the expressions of a repressed past returning...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 429–460.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in a striking red dress whose ghost had been haunting him throughout the film. He walks down a Tokyo avenue that is eerily devoid of any of its usual crowds or any sign of human life whatsoever aside from an abandoned newspaper rustling in the wind...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in 2008, Wang develops the theme of critical politics by invok- ing Lu Xun’s idea of the ghost in the context of Jacques Derrida’s reading of “the specter” in Marx’s work. Then in an essay published in 2011 on Lu Xun’s “The True Story of Ah Q,” he...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 729–771.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that can be read as both euphorically powerful and objectified, commodified, and victimized. One of the most striking of these figures is the cyborg heroine of Oshii Mamoru’s Ghost in the Shell [The Ghost in the Shell: K¯okaku kid¯otai] (1995...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Patrice , 42 – 71 . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Gunning Tom . 2004 . “What's the Point of an Index? Or, Faking Photographs.” Digital Aesthetics, Nordic Research on Media and Communication Review , nos. 1–2 : 39 – 49 . Gunning Tom . 2007 . “To Scan a Ghost...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 May 2001
...), an old Cantonese opera performance appears in a visual palimpsest when a female ghost walks slowly by in search of her past; at the edge of nighttime Manila where urban survival involves tough balancing acts, floating candles suddenly cover the dark...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and the ghosts of his war-­torn past. But since his hometown is not just any old place but a village in Sinchon (Sincheon), Hwanghae Province, the site of an estimated thirty-­five thou- sand civilian deaths during some fifty-­plus days of US occupation...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... To perform the ritual outside the two Koreas would be no easy task; while feelings of anger, resentment, fear, and loneliness she considered universal, their illocution and translation was another issue entirely. Ghosts, it seems, have their own...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the untimely return of her husband’s ghost. She then seeks help from a traditional Taiwanese priest to establish communication with her deceased husband. The film concludes with three disappointing sexual encounters: Xiaokang with a thieving...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 February 1999
... the tall grass, fireflies flew here and there; my mother in her white shirt and white skirt moved slowly through the grass under the silverwhite moonlight, like a beautiful female ghost floating above the earth...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
... included Zhao Jianhai, Sheng Qi, Xi Jianjun, and Kang Mu. On May 10, 1988, they stayed in a tower on the Great Wall overnight and began their performance at sunrise. Wrapping themselves in black and making themselves up into “ghosts...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 267–285.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., Christine Hong, and Sesshu Foster? Shall I walk with Ann Hamilton, Alan Feinstein, and Tiao Somsanith? Shall I walk with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Thich Nhat Hanh, and the ghost of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 713–736.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the false premise of unity, as well as the violence of integrity, that the family hoped to achieve by sending him into exile. Between Falsehood and Death: Nonheteronormative Sexuality as the Ghost of Exile While madness forms the background...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 201–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... A ghost upon the sands of the sea, so weak — so quiet — so bereft of all but her love- liness, that we might well doubt, as we watched her faint reflection in the mirage of the lagoon, which was the City, and which the Shadow.  — John Ruskin...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2008
... will be not a “subject” but a product effect, since there is no longer a ground from which one can be alienated. Rosalind Morris’s “Giving Up Ghosts: Notes on Trauma and the Pos- sibility of the Political from Southeast Asia” positions the common project...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the State Unruly ghosts populate the scene of arrival. Avery Gordon argued for the theoretical import of ghosts; ghosts are not simply dead or missing persons but ciphers of an absent but “seething presence.”10 They are intimations...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 431–456.
Published: 01 May 2004
... parents to the Lotus Paradise can also be explained by Kendall’s passage. Kendall describes a shaman’s rite of sundering cloths: a shaman cuts two long strips of cloth, “ghost bridges,” to symbolize the spirit’s entry into a better existence...