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positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Patrick D. Flores The article explores the ways in which the discourse and affect of miracle is performed in Philippine cinema, with the view of understanding how it exploits and inevitably corrupts mysticism and spiritual belief. Central to this project is the woman miracle worker, the visionary...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 224–254.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Nina Cornyetz Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Nakagami Kenji‘s Mystic Writing Pad; or, Tracing Origins, Tales of the Snake, and the land as Matrix Nina Cornyetz The celebrated medieval poet Matsuo Bash8 is most famous for his...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 May 2017
... with the powerful vitalist ideas from the turn of the century, such as the urge to dissolve subject-object dichotomies into an “Eastern monism” or a mystical life force and the animistic figuring of technology. New sensationism emerges as a discursive field shot through with tensions and nonsynchronicities...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 315–320.
Published: 01 February 1997
...- tion movements throughout the world beginning in the 1960s. . . . 3. Since then, however, I have been unable to rid myself of a suspicion that you might actually be accentuating your inclination toward mysticism, indeed, that your...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 51–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
... attributed to ascetic and mystic sant (saint-singer)­ poets, namely, Kabir (fifteenth century) and Bulleh Shah (eighteenth century).2 As table 1 shows, the city of love is a choice destination referred to by more than fifty film songs from just...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): v–viii.
Published: 01 February 1995
... the marks inflicted on these terms from earlier formations through which they circulated meaningfully? The final formal essay of the issue, Nina Cornyetz’s “Nakagami Kenji’s Mystic Writing Pad; or, Tracing Origins, Tales of the Snake...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Der Blaue Reiter, which, after all, even included a color in its very name.3 Whether infused with metaphysical, even mystical meaning, or understood more in terms of sensual experiences of the pro­ fane world — this opposition radically...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of how, in pitch-dark night, our four men walk away from a blood-soaked battlefield strewn with dead and dying bodies, knowing that they have lived to be appointed to a divine mission. Forthwith, a mystical atmosphere seems to emanate from...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): v–xiv.
Published: 01 February 1997
... millenarianism and nostalgia. Suh Kyung-sik’s open letter to Kim Chi-ha “The Pain of a Split Self’ not only expresses his concern for Kim’s (potentially anachronistic) misappropriation of mysticism, which is on the rise globally, but also cri...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 1999
... links that mystically bind monastic men to one another in productive, generative relations. This in turn enabled priestly communities to extend their domain over land, labor, birth, and harvest even in an agricultural society as deeply...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 423–449.
Published: 01 August 2018
...: The Structure of a Mystic Vision .” In Cannabis and Culture , edited by Rubin Vera , 417 – 438 . Chicago : Alpine . Ngai Pun Lu Huilin . 2010 . “ Unfinished Proletarianization: Self, Anger, and Class Action among the Second Generation of Peasant-Workers in Present-Day China .” Modern...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 507–526.
Published: 01 August 2017
...: The Journal of South African and American Studies 14 , no. 4 : 425 – 41 . ———. 2015 . “The Poetics of Apology: Victimhood, Mutual Self-Implication, and Contingent Forgiveness in the Far East Prisoner of War Novel.” Common Knowledge 21 , no. 3 : 464 – 83 . Morris Jan . 1976 . “Mystic...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 781–798.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... On the one hand, there exist the orders that conceal and defend the founding event; on the other, there is a mystical and spectral narrative of the founding event. Synthesizing these two categories reveals that Žižek’s fundamental con...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 507–513.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., threatened to undermine confidence in the march of science toward truth, as well as encouraged those needing sound medical care into the pathways of error and mysticism. However, with the growth of social and critical studies of science...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 814–821.
Published: 01 August 1995
... of representation,” but that is no reason to elevate it into a mystical ontological condition that inheres in certain (especially “backward”) realities. The dominant discourse is only too ready to deploy such a notion of authenticity...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 687–715.
Published: 01 August 2006
... further into their spiritual world; in the meantime, social injustice compelled them to believe in God, who manifested his might through his chosen people and their devotion. This bilateral process is neither solely religio-mystic nor entirely...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 566–596.
Published: 01 May 1995
...-space: one immediate, modern, and foreign; the other mystical, ancient, and native. Paradoxically, a China of the remote past must be reimagined first as the object, lost and to be revitalized, so that it can pro- vide a source...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... positions 17:3  Winter 2009 646 Overall, Fishing Luck avoids blatantly exoticizing people through the love story narrative. Most of what is exotic and mystical gets transferred onto the flying fish...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of ideology. Through these carefully curated presentations, the general is seen as larger than life. His living contributions are raised to near-­mystical status in the national mythos. But nowadays, the Internet allows Vietnamese citizens to access...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 255–280.
Published: 01 February 1995
.... Already in the early 1980s, the films of Zhang Nuanxin and Hu Mei presaged a mystical style of Chinese women’s films. In The Seagull [Sha ou] (1981)and The Chamber of Maidens [Nuer lou] (1984),not only were the protagonists women...