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positions (2024) 32 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... This article is a shortened version of a chapter in the author's recently published book. jlee241@saic.edu Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 socialist abstraction contemporary art imagistic thinking Maoism scientism In January 1983 the Beijing-based, state-run art...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 113–136.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... Liu argues, represents a significant development in Zhuang Zi’s thinking through paradoxy. What appears to be a repudiation of binary oppositions by Zhuang Zi is in fact an admission of all paradoxes.17 This is to say that opposites...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 399–425.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., splice open, abstract, as well as scale up and down natural and artificial landscapes that are equally under siege in China's industrialization. Analyzing Behemoth 's representation of imbalanced ecology will help us better understand the singularity of Zhao's imagistic mediations and narrative...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 287–314.
Published: 01 May 2024
... media practices. . . . On the other hand, we find a shared interest in thinking about the changing contours of power that informed urban forms, particularly in how to sustain critical forms of urban practice even as administrable networks of communication, transportation, and control expanded across...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 733–758.
Published: 01 August 2004
... as activating a space of mediation between linguistic, imagistic, and mnemonic fields in which place identity can be re-produced by the viewer as he or she is affected by it. In this space, the specificity of a place, its identity, to follow geographer...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 85–110.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of the political is more accurately understood as the impolitical insofar as “political representation can only rivet the multiplicity to the unity of its ‘imagist’ form, which is not concrete but transcendental.” In the context of the Hall, the theatrical is not merely false, in the sense of being disingenuous...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
... the freedom to play with the affective dimensions of social images, thereby generating autonomous visions that can escape the neoliberal traps of nostalgia, narcissism, and cynicism. The uses of the “other-world” trope, I argue, point us toward a raw process of imagistic and affective cognition...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 241–265.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... What is worth analyzing in social life remains abstract (for example, changes in ways of thinking), intractable (such as shifts in class power dimensions), and invisibly structured (capital in various manifestations). Without sustained effort to materialize analysis (in written and oral language...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and seductive language, then broken harshly and cruelly trampled on, forgive us. You who felt so much shame, that you could not return to your own country and ended up dying in foreign lands so filled with sorrow! Why do you think of yourselves...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 91–133.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Republican Shanghai culture through their usage by no means marks my endorsement of them.) As in the imperial metropolises of the West, the savage and its images became demeaning ways of thinking, producing, and representing racial difference...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 447–479.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Anxiety in Thinking about Climate Change .” In Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives , edited by Weintrobe Sally , 33 – 47 . New York : Routledge . Weston Timothy B. Jensen Lionel M. 2000 . “ Introduction: Lead Story — Favored Nations...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 165–192.
Published: 01 February 2006
... mapping,” an instinctual and legitimate way of human thinking in which the subject seeks to understand isolated facts by inferring implicit relations between them.7 As an aesthetic attitude that preserves an indispensable faith in the capacity...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 629–659.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... In “Street Corner of Capitalism,” criti- cism is itself reduced to imagistic configurations acting as platitudes, dena- turing danger. While locating comic juxtapositions, in the end, the tanka in this sequence exhibit limited critical positioning...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 633–662.
Published: 01 August 2006
...” the nation does animate many non-Western writings, are there ways of thinking about this impulse that do not lapse into the kind of Eurocentric condescen- sion that so incensed both Ahmad and numerous critics since? This article sets out to probe...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- hak iipsa yoˇn’gu (The Study of the History of Transplantation of the Modern Western Literature to Korea) (Seoul: Uˇ ryu Munhwasa, 1980), 707 – 8. 18. The poetical grouping of “imagists” to which Esenin belonged, was studied, among others...