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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nancy Stalker Matthew Barney's 2005 film-cum-performance-piece, Drawing Restraint 9 ( DR9 ), portrays a budding romance between two individuals he terms the “Occidental Guests,” played by Barney and his real-life partner, the singer Björk, aboard a Japanese whaling ship. In the film's climactic...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 947–952.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... The issue concludes with Nancy Stalker’s essay “Strange Nuptials: Mat- thew Barney’s Japan in Drawing Restraint 9.” Barney, whom some have wel- comed as a new master of avant-­gardism, gave a performance with Bjork Gudmundsdottir in Nagasaki Bay...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Restraint .” BBC World News Asia , December 9 . www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25306425 . Bin Sa’at Alfian . 2012 . “ Hinterland, Heartland, Home: Affective Topography in Singapore Films .” In Southeast Asian Independent Cinema , edited by Baumgärtel Tilman , 33 – 50 . Hong Kong...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 5–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
... Boys in Chinese Buddhism 11 bad.20 Second, discipline is exacted primarily for reproductive ends. Though discipline is regularly associated with negations and prohibitions, these restraints are in fact...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... University Press positions 28:1 February 2020 66 Even the new woman lauded by the New Culture movement of the May Fourth generation proved only a facade. Although she claimed to break the restraints of feudalism by unbinding her feet, attending school, advocat- ing freedom of marriage, and fighting...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 519–567.
Published: 01 August 1996
... Asians. By being healthier and longer-lived than blacks, whites are K-strate- gic. Rushton concludes that a more-K race has higher altruism, intelligence, behavioral restraint, and law-abidingness, plus lower sexual precocity...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 345–392.
Published: 01 May 1998
... or corrupt people. Therefore, it was crucial to control music and all of the arts through a com- bination of official control, professional restraint, and social censure. Japan’s leadership thus advocated the creation of a “national people’s...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 729–742.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that the first Korean was a woman, descended from heaven to give birth to Tan’gun; he loves the famous tale of Sim Cheong and remarks on the restraint, integrity, self-­respect, and “untranslatable freshness” of women he meets — “comrade young girl...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 157–167.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., and this hegemon was a Hitleresque character, then who could guarantee or exercise restraints on his misuse of power? Japan used the Zhongcun Incident as an excuse for engineering the Mukden Incident (1931), thus beginning the Japanese invasion of China...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
... as explication of a spectrum of folk concepts and beliefs.66 By using the “unique and exquisite implements” of mahjong, Sheng explains, people “experience the aesthetic beauty of moral cultivation, a disciplined will, poise, self-restraint...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 632–643.
Published: 01 May 1995
... by restraints at a point of history. But does history exist? Most students of China would surely regard that question as ridiculous. History is seen to be the supreme narrative which conditions any metanarrative about it. Thinking most deeply about...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 181–194.
Published: 01 February 2004
... for homosexual marriage but totally against single-mindedness and exclusiveness in love. It seems that you have a totally different love theory of your own. What is your ideal state of love, then? If it were something free of all restraints, I’d imagine...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 566–596.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of a precommunist native tradition cannot but elicit their memory of the past. Even though critics in the PRC have to navigate the political minefield with much caution and restraint, they are no less “homesick” than their overseas counterparts...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 79–110.
Published: 01 February 2002
... the chrysanthemum is used as the imperial house- hold’s crest. The taboo has been maintained primarily through “voluntary restraint” on the part of publishers themselves, coupled with the fear of reprisals from both the government and violent right-wing...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 570–602.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of the elemental desire for self-preservation. The overpowering desire for human flesh balloons out of control, ultimately rendering self- restraint and humanist ethical agency irrelevant. Like Liu, the man who sells his wife and daughter...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
... her true spirit, that is, the spirit of struggle to achieve freedom and to resist social oppression and the restraint of love. Toward the end of the play when Carmen, stabbed by Don José, is about to die, she cries, “Heaven is coming, our...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., by avowing, for example, that difference is a good thing, while subtly setting limits on what forms difference can take on by appealing to reasonableness, restraint, and compassion for others. According to Ding and Liu, subjects who disregard...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 February 1999
..., heavy restraints. I sense, in my changing twisted dream scenes, in my unguarded sleep-talk, in my unbearable pain deep in the night, the presence of a desolate and love-starved self. I want to love, but I know that until I recover...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 399–425.
Published: 01 May 2024
... field turns the entire screen into one pixel . The director takes advantage of the supposed limitation of representation—a devastation so extreme that no medium can process it—and uses that imagined restraint to guide the audience's associative faculty in the direction of symbolism. What these three...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 269–316.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Relating the masochistic ideal to the mechanism of fetishism, Deleuze understands the former as the process of “disavowal,” a continual persistence in which the subject protects himself from, or claims not to know, the painful restraints and social...