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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Robyn Creswell In “Embargoed Literature,” an essay written twenty-five years ago, Edward W. Said noted that “of all the major world literatures, Arabic remains relatively unknown and unread in the West.” How is it that one of the world’s great literary corpuses, as rich as those of classical Greek...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Neni Panourgiá Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Desert Islands: Ransom of Humanity Neni Panourgiá Modern Greece has had a rather “idiosyncratic history,” as the first Greek Nobel laureate...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the Pope is trying to reconcile the Church with modernity, rewriting history in the process. In Regensburg, he spoke of “the profound harmony between what is Greek in the best sense of the word and the biblical understanding of faith in God,” illustrated by the centrality of the word logos...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
... differently about Europe’s obsession with ancient Greek history, institutions, and language. I began to understand how Ger- man philologists and archeologists produced a historico-linguistic universe that reflected the contemporary aspirations in domestic politics and nation...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 247–248.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... 2005. Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Green, Sarah F. 2005. Notes from the Balkans: Locating Marginality and Ambi- guity on the Greek-Albanian Border. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Hansen, Thomas Blom...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 597–605.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... Zha , Jianying . 1994 . “Beijing Subnotebooks.” Public Culture 6 ( 2 ): 397 -406. Etymologies et.y.mol.o*gies, n. pl.: true sense or form of the network of keywords: public, publicity, public opinion, public sphere. et.y.rnon, n. (Greek...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Canadian entrepreneur, signed a “com- bination deal” with the Greek Orthodox Patri- archate of Jerusalem to build a luxury housing complex on church...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 347–352.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., unintentionally invented the art of painting; the Greek who hacked away at the trunk of a tree, colored it red on top, and, to suggest the feet, sawed a gap from below, carved the first statue of an idol; and the patriarch who first gathered his family...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 557–562.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Zoroastrian symbolism and holidays in favor of an exclusively Islamic culture. The more the traditions were repressed, the larger they loomed behind closed doors. The same was true of Islam under the Pahlavi regime. The historic lesson is that contained symbolism embodies a stronger presence. The Greek...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 219–230.
Published: 01 January 1993
..., publicity, public opinion, public sphere. et-ymon, n. (Greek): true sense or form. et.y.mol.o.gy, n.: the explanation of words: (i) "requires a degree of knowledge in all the ancient northern [sic] languages (H. Tooke, Purley, 1798 I ix 456 (ii) "with explanation drawn from...
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Public Culture (1 May 1995) 7 (2): 433–445.
Published: 01 May 1995
... emergence of the Hebrew musical genre known in Israel as musica mizrakhit (oriental music) or “cassette music.”1° Al- though sung mostly in Hebrew, this genre incorporates influences of Greek, Turkish, Arab and other Middle Eastern musical styles. Many of its songs are, 9. Iraqi Jews are most...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 May 1993
... culture within the multiculturalism debates and his own definitions and demarcations of culture. The entire article is predicated on a binary conceptualization of “alpha” and “omega” cultures: a classicization (with the use of Greek) of an...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Enlight- enment?” Foucault gives a positive reading of modernity—as “an attitude . . . a mode of relating to contemporary reality”—which is distinctively Baudelairian.17 To add to the alchemy, the crossing of Kant and Baudelaire is mediated by the Greek notion of ethos, and one of the conceptual...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2001
... horrible tongue. My ears had never heard such a babble. Slowly I began to untangle the sounds. I noticed that their numbers were Latin and their verbs generally Greek or Slav, while they used Albanian for the names of things, 11. Bernard Lewis has identified this...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 September 2008
...- nation ceases to seek and to enact critique, it ceases to be secular. Before I elaborate, let me reflect briefly on the two terms involved. The root term of critique, the Greek krisis, carries a rather instructive multivalence. At a primary level of meaning, it pertains to the practice of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 25–28.
Published: 01 January 2013
... access — which was the object of much self-­criticism within OWS — cogently illustrates Standing’s reminder of the Greek principle that citizens need to have lots of dedicated time to contribute effectively to the life of the polis. Even...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 1999
... he would have found in it the greatness of Spanish, the liveliness of French, the force of German, the tenderness of Italian, and, in addition, the richness and strong terse descriptiveness of Greek and Latin.14 The important point here is not merely that Russian is conceived as the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
... refugees” or even what I denominate as “a-refugees,” whose very existence is denied or who are not considered to be worthy of humanitarian or political support ( Fiddian-Qasmiyeh 2015a : 176). While Syrians were prioritized for registration on the Greek island of Lesbos and their onward migration to the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... This fundamental change should not be confused with a much older tradi- tion in democratic thought, going back to the Greeks, that regards economic well-being as the prerequisite for autarchy, a view that can be seen as recently as Thomas...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 451–456.
Published: 01 September 2012
... “commissioner” on the country, for fear that the sclerotic ruin of representative “democracy” that is the Greek Parliament might nonetheless refuse some of the bond market’s demands. These questions might seem distant from the university. Yet it...