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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Melissa M. Valle This essay examines the ideological power of Carnival and the carnivalesque on the Colombian Caribbean Coast by circumnavigating the dominant narrative about these events as primarily stages to transgress social norms and resist authority. Instead, it explores whether blackface and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
... press and the drug dealers has changed over the past years, and how civil society attempts to respond to the violence of the city. Finally, the interview examines Reis's photographs of the carnival in Rio as a different kind of aesthetic rendering of the subjective and collective inventions of the self...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 201–215.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Sandrine Bertaux What is at issue in the three essays is the reception of postcolonial studies in France, denoting for Jean-François Bayart an “academic carnival,” revealing for Ann Laura Stoler France's “colonial aphasia,” and representing for Achille Mbembe, the way out of its “imperial winter...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 January 1990
... the symbolic system of a master narrative. A film like Territories, for example, is con- cerned with the way in which narrative forms, such as conventional BBC documentaries, violently insert the Caribbean into European history. Focusing on the televisual representation of carnival by the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
...), where he has worked as a photogra- pher and special project editor. In 1999 he received the Funarte National Photo- graphy Prize. He is the author of Na lona (Carnival on Canvas) (2001) and is a coauthor of Só existe um Rio (There Is Only...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... He is currently working on issues of democratic participation in public crowd events. Together with the photographer Jeff Brouws, who developed the Tabata images, Caron has produced a volume on the American traveling carnival...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Sixties. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Green, Garth L., and Philip W. Scher, eds. 2007. Trinidad Carnival: The Cultural Politics of a Transnational Festival. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Halliwell, Martin. 2007. American Culture in the 1950s. Edinburgh, U.K.: Edin- burgh...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 January 1992
... find the means to articulate in telling detail the realpolitik of the State- body through which the carnival continues :its transgressions as routine. Mbembe says that both those who pull the strings and those who watch are zombified. This is a far cry from the forest of symbols, no less...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Broken Kettle to refute. In the title of the book-­version of his essay, Les études postcoloniales: Un carnaval académique, Bayart suggests that this long-­lived and increasingly influential body of work known as postcolonial studies represents a “carnival.”12 This is presumably meant as a form of...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 January 1999
... primarily in those terms. Of course, the demographic fact that Jamaica, the largest West Indian island, has an over- whelmingly Afro-Caribbean population only confirmed my conviction regarding the culture of the Caribbean at large. Having heard a great deal about Carnival in Trinidad in the Eastern...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 607–612.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Press, 1993). 612 Turnbull, David. Maps are Territories: Science is an Atlas. (Chicago: University Public Culture of Chicago Press, 1993). Twitchell, James B. Carnival Culture: The Trashing of Taste in America. (New York: Columbia...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 691–697.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., Stephen. The Social Theory of Practices: Tradition, Tacit Knowledge, and Presuppositions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. 696 Twitchell, James V. Carnival Culture: The Trashing of Taste in America. New Public Culture York: Columbia University Press, 1994...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 1988
... thieves, and their em- bodiment in such diverse, but at least partially symbolic, activities as witchcraft, pilgrimages and carnivals" (ibid.: 69). This captures the program of much work done in Europe since the early 1960s, and in many other areas today. Part of our long-term concern is to...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 433–459.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... calls 'carnival', which is 'sensuous', 'life turned inside out', suspension of "hierarchical structure, and all the forms of terror, reverence, piety, and etiquette connected with it"; "profanation: carnivalistic blasphemies, a whole system of carnivalistic de- basings and bringings down to...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1992
... D. G. 1992 Straight from the Underground. The Nation , 254 ( 22 ), June 8. Klor de Alva , Jorge . 1992 Colonialism and Postcolonialism as (Latin) American Mirages, Colonial Latin American Review , 1 ( 1–2 ). Matta , Roberto da . 1991 Carnivals, Heroes and Rogues . South...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 579–592.
Published: 01 September 1993
...: Longman. Mattelart , M. , and A. Mattelan. 1990 . The Carnival of Images: Brazilian Fiction Television . New York: Bergin & Garvey. Meirelles , F. , and M. Tas. 1988 . “Produção independente—idéias e propostas” [Independent production—ideas and proposals]. Pages 173–89 in C. Macedo...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 465–478.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Japan and the West, the centrality of Japan in the universe.33 As Torgovnick reminds us, “The problem is one of. . . believing that contact and polyphony are inherently liberating . . . I’m all for having fun and for the carnivalesque moment. . . . But carnivals do not last The yellow cabs...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 565–573.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., David. 1999. Postmodernity. 2d ed. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Martin, Randy, ed. 1998. Chalk Lines: The Politics of Work in the Managed Uni- versity. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Mason, Peter. 1998. Bacchanal! The Carnival Culture of Trinidad. Philadelphia, Penn...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 1993
... devices, but we should not ignore the carnival of la parole plurielle that inhabits academic discourse like any other discourse and that often is a richer guide to the actual engagements of the cultural. Michael M. J. Fischer teaches...