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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Takehiro Watanabe In late 1980s Japan, loan sharks surfaced as heroes in graphic novels set in the world of predatory moneylending. A genre of manga about usury gained popularity as monthlies began to run serialized stories that parody class inequality through gratuitous, chauvinistic depictions...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
... frequently claimed that feudal exploitation had come to be linked to a capitalist market, and the landlord class was symbiotically tied to the urban bourgeoisie-which is why the peasants’ struggle against the landlord and moneylender...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 259–285.
Published: 01 May 2015
... see how our experience of its (aesthetic) form ultimately depends upon its ethical positioning. IV. The Colonizing Imagination: Suezo as Reader The reading preferences of (the love interest) Otama’s father, the acquisi- tive moneylender...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 497–546.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the colonial civil service as interpreter between Chinese merchants and French administrators. Soon he had saved enough from his commissions as a middleman to establish himself as a moneylender and land developer. Trạch’s land was acquired from...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and cultural authenticity that was more visible in the case of Malayalam cinema. The anxieties around the figure of the Madras-­based Marwari moneylender (replaced by the smuggler in the late 1970s) who has been reaping the economic benefits...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 1996
...,” and the “Stone of Price Reductions” which is actually a stone abacus. The pawnbrokers, the moneylender, and “Mr. High Inrerest Rates” happily exclaim, “That’s the stuff! That’s the ctuff!” as they peer out from the “Cave of the Plan to Reduce...