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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Yoshikuni Igarashi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Unfinished Business of Mourning: Maruyama Masao and Postwar Japan’s Struggles with the Wartime Past Yoshikuni Igarashi The political scientist Maruyama Masao established himself as one...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 192–223.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Roy Richard Grinker Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Mourning the Nation: Ruins of the North in Seoul Roy Richard Grinker This essay focuses on south Korea, one half of a “postcolonial” community, by which I mean a community...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Huei-chu Chu Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 “Fictionalizing” Indigenous Mourning: Taiwanese Funerals under Japanese Imperialization Huei-chu Chu In 1941, a year when the Japanese wartime campaign of kminka (imperi- alization...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Vietnamese films and literature have begun to focus on the massive human costs and painful aftermath of the war. These are articulated through tropes of mourning, silences, and loss. My hypothesis is that the uncanny occupies a privileged place in contemporary Vietnamese visual and written narratives because...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 769–799.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Arnika Fuhrmann This article examines contemporary Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook's video work on death since 1997. Investigating Araya's willed, long-term artistic history of intimacy and exchange with the dead, the article focuses not on the artwork's relation to mourning but rather on how...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... does photojournalism become a kind of witnessing linked to the work of mourning? How are trauma and grieving braided together in the experience of photographers covering war? What is the role of the camera, and what are the ambivalent effects of the technical and aesthetic imaging of the dead...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1999
... are inseparable from women’s voices and women’s questions. Over the last twenty-five years, Gaddar’s work of hand and face, gesture and speech, has rewritten the song cultures of the region as forms of interminable mourning. In his rewriting...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1994
... is occasioned by the contingent “happening” of the Event in its radical singularity, is encoded by Ota as what psychoanalysis calls melancholia -the anaesthetic loss, attendant upon the failure of the work of mourning, of all affectivity...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 269–316.
Published: 01 May 2000
...—as a masculinity in mourning of normalization? positions 8:2 Fall 2000 272 Each of these questions will be in some way thematized in the literary texts I will consider. At the same time, I engage these problems through...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
... the possibility of retribution and instead sought reconcilia- tion, justice, and social healing. I argue that the affective engagements with political violence through an aesthetics of mourning, melancholia, and the positions 18:1  Spring 2010...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hưng và ‘bệnh cuồng’ trong đám tang Đại tướng” (“Dam Vinh Hung and His Crazy Antics at the General's Mourning”) . October 14 . giadinh.net.vn/tranh-cai/dam-vinh-hung-va-benh-cuong-trong-dam-tang-dai-tuong-20131013060357156.htm . Bao Moi . 2013 . “Người của VTV chụp ảnh ‘tự sướng’ tại Quốc...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 165–188.
Published: 01 February 2008
... himself does not explicitly draw out these implications embedded in nationalist attempts to rehabilitate the previous war and to revise the constitution.14 Instead, he proffers a politics of mourning as a way out of the impasse...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 409–433.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... It drew on the desires and ignorance surrounding modernization in the 1980s, proclaiming that China was once again moving down that path, so there was no longer any cause for mourning but, rather, celebration.”13 The nostalgia...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and insistent leitmotif in which renewal and celebration register under the unlifting shadow of loss and mourning. Out of this historical trauma, a new panethnic identity, at once empowering and emasculating, comes to bind Cambodians, Vietnam...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 November 2013
... critical intelligibility in any shared space. Rasdjarmrearnsook’s lament invented a feminism that makes comprehensible, even elemental, the sensual and worldly desire of female sexualities, female mourning, and geom- etries of female attach­ment...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2002
... unacceptable acts of mourning for what had happened during the fifteen-year war. Et¯o Jun employed the term loss/s¯oshitsu in various ways over the course of his career. First and foremost he wielded the term to create an affective field...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000
...- sublimation the city seeks can only be found in its ironical, degenerated form of melancholy, that is, in the mourning of the lost, in which a phenomeno- logical restoration of the void, rather than the glorification of a mythological past, proves vital...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 39–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
...- cies. Finally, trauma has raised important questions about the temporality of memory, cultural memory, Nachträglichkeit, mourning, memorialization, melancholia, intergenerational symptoms, and the associated affects. I enter the discussion...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 423–447.
Published: 01 May 2001
... caught between a utopian and a nostalgic impulse. Whereas the former anticipates and envisions a freedom from oppression, the latter mourns the loss of what apparently can only result from the experience of (and resistance against...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 709–744.
Published: 01 August 1997
..., with the new White I Moving History 73 1 Figure 6 America embodied. film transforming the triumphant feelings of victory in the old film into a more mournful reflection...