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positions (2017) 25 (3): 507–526.
Published: 01 August 2017
... prophecy References Alexander Peter F. 1990 . William Plomer: A Biography . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Benedict Ruth . (1946) 1947 . The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture . London : Secker and Warburg . Bester John . (1969) 1971...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 637–649.
Published: 01 August 2001
... in its entirety; and thus its major mode of rule is biopower; and (4) though bathed in blood, empire always presents itself, in the guise of the concept of a just war, as dedicated to peace. In the rhetorical tradition of prophecy, Hardt and Negri...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 559.
Published: 01 May 2000
... into account that they are predominantly lyrical expres- sions of limited scope to begin with, these utterances must be felt to contain truths essential to our understanding of present reality. At the least, this prophecy for the age of dinosaurs...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., as momentous actual happenings to which he himself now gives a convert’s credence. For example, the novella opens with the prophecy made in 1870 by Ma Hualong, a Hui religious leader at the point of being mutilated to death. In answer to his Qing...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 729–742.
Published: 01 November 2015
... them to, just because it is the prophecy of realist theory. Eventually one asks, whose pride is it of which we speak? As for Chris Marker, he originally wrote that his six-­day trip was one of inquiry and “human friendship...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., and everything and everyone—every friend, every tree, every home, every dog, squirrel and bird that I have known and loved— is incinerated, how shall I live on? Who shall I love? My friends and I discuss Prophecy, the documentary about the bombing...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 268–279.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of America” and the prophecies issuing from across the ocean from a gentleman whom I had always thoroughly respected. My God! To be absent from this land, yet to feel its pulse! How dare one say when it will live, and when...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 February 2005
... realization of his fate. The truth is, there were three minority reports, although the first and the third coincided in their final prophecy that Anderton would murder Kaplan, thus constituting the majority. If the second report started a different time...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
... First Meeting with Nie Er in his Shanghai tingzijian de shidai fengxi (The Historical Environment of the Pavilion-Room in Shanghai) (Shijiazhuang: Hebei Jiaoyu, 1999), 166 – 73. 11 “But all its prophecy,” Tret’iakov would comment...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... act will seemingly spare the destruction of a population. These are the dire prophecies of anti-LGBT protesters, but my goal in this article was to demonstrate how the interstitial spaces between law, legal and state institutions, and society are fertile ground for such panicked rhetoric...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 567–595.
Published: 01 August 2006
... about the (re)establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine, as it signified an important phase in the development of world history according to the prophecy of the Bible, which spoke of Christ’s return. This is why Usuki Akira has gone...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of antiracism, however, came his Hegelian critique of the negritude movement and the prophecy of its demise (Sartre 1988: 327): “This minor moment [of negritude] is not sufficient in itself. positions 25:2  May 2017 336...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in the sense that it demands no justification but its own existence and in the sense that it further generates its own reality like a self-fulfilling prophecy. For to reduce things to their positions within finite sets is to sen- sitize them...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 201–233.
Published: 01 February 2000
... of the notion of false consciousness. One should not be surprised to find that in this tone of masculine eschatological prophecy, culture would not occupy a role more important than that of an effeminated handmaiden of power—the sole...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
... propaganda created a self-fulfilling prophecy; it was, above all, the crackdown and the negative media campaign that drove the youth culture out of broad daylight into the dark of the night, where it grew even more audacious in undermining...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 77–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of prophecy. No Vacancy at the Grand Hotel Abyss In Charles Rosen’s review of the English translation of Benjamin’s Origin of German Trauerspiel, he channels Benjamin to polemicize against the prevailing regime of academic literary criticism...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 235–265.
Published: 01 May 2021
... been converted into a speculative dream of politicians and developers. In the above passage, the former minister tellingly uses the verb evaporate to describe a material process of destruction, confirming the prophecy that all that is solid melts into air (Marx and Engels 1848). Conclusion After...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 255–292.
Published: 01 May 2017
... people were simply writing more often. Claims about the nation’s growing legions of bad writers were a critique of the instrumentalization of writing as much as a self-­fulfilling prophecy about the need for more expedient means of teaching...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 349–388.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Alitto, Liang Shuming’s prophecy on the imminent Confucianization of the West served the same logic as Liang Qichao’s 1919call for the Chinese “to rush to the West’s spiritual salvation.”ll Both Liangs sought...