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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 (1996) 4 (1): 172–181.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Dirlik, After the Revolution, 123;Kenneth Parker, “Very Like a Whale,” Social Identities I:I (1995): 164. ‘4 Benita Parry, “Problems in Current Theories of Colonial Discourse,” Oxford Literary Review 9:1/2(1989): 34...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 839–864.
Published: 01 November 2022
... plastic, its incoherent formation of Taiwanese subjectivity, its Han settler colonial history, and the very invisibility that inscribes the state's liminal sovereignty. Interspersed in the novel is the agential presence of nonhuman beings, including an odd-eyed cat, a pod of sperm whales...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... stories and tales set on indigenous territory. Big box office hits have included the nonindigenous-produced and -directed Whale Rider (New Zealand, 2002) and Dances with Wolves (USA, 1990). The past twenty years have also seen the appearance...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 369–399.
Published: 01 May 2001
... popular Whale Hunting [Korae sanyang] Kim Male Crisis in New Korean Cinema 375 (1984), which combines a college dropout who is in search ofhis “whale” with an itinerant beggar, proved to the producers that audiences respond...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
... and whale bones. Petrified waves fathom the past and plumb the future. Deer tigers sables pandas...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 329–366.
Published: 01 May 1995
... the creation of a commercial treaty or convention that would allow for the opening of Japanese ports to American ships, con- suls, and commercial agents, and would specify U.S. rights in Japan to trade, whale, establish coaling stations...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 263–283.
Published: 01 February 2005
...-and-gaff man and a spade-man. The whaling-pike is similar to a frigates’ boarding-weapon of the same name. The gaff is something like a boat-hook. With his gaff, the gaffman hooks on to a sheet of blubber, and strives to hold it from...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... For Rushdie’s analysis of Raj nostalgia, see “Outside the Whale,” in Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981–1991 (New York: Penguin, 1992), 87–101. 25 Jaffrey, Invitation to Indian Cooking, 14. 26 Jacques Derrida...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 183–215.
Published: 01 February 2003
... study pieces for the murals remain: they are exhibited today at a modern art museum in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, where Ishigaki’s native whaling town is located. (See fig. 3.) Japan’s defeat in World War II, the collapse...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 261–302.
Published: 01 May 1998
... protest was made against Hirohito, the message- “Emperor Hirohito: Please Save Our Whales” on a streamer attached to a small aircraft-had less to do with his past political function than his new identity as a marine biologist, an identity...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 9–76.
Published: 01 February 2000
... with Japan. For the Japanese government, Southeast Asia was the target of its southward expansion. For the biologists and anthropologists, it was as tantalizing as if they were whales returning to their breeding waters. The aspiration and strong...