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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jennifer C. Nash; Samantha Pinto This paper sits with the understudied subgenre of the contemporary black maternal memoir in the Black Lives Matter era. We read Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin’s Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin and Lezley McSpadden’s Tell the Truth and Shame...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2005
...): 417–43 Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press 417 Public Culture the novel is composed in memoir form.3 Yet, even by this consideration, we might link the novel to an earlier pulp genre...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., often in gendered ways. Jennifer Nash and Samantha Pinto look at political life and personal loss. In “Strange Intimacies: Reading Black Maternal Memoirs,” Nash and Pinto call attention to the rise in market popularity of the maternal memoir, a genre that indexes the arrival of a liberal feminism...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... books were autobiographical, Princeton professor Imani Perry (2016) astutely dubbed 2015 the “year of black memoir.” Given all of the fanfare, some might even be tempted to think of 2015 as context for the newest black literary renaissance ( Gates 1994 ). At the same time, the past couple of years...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and the controversies around it, see Romain Bertrand, Mémoires d’empire: La controverse autour du “fait colonial” (Paris: Cro- quant, 2006); and Catherine Coquery-­Vidrovitch, Enjeux politiques de l’histoire coloniale (Mar- seille...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... court in the United Kingdom - announced that British newsmedia would not be able to report certain allega- tions made in Spycutcher, the memoirs of a former MI5 security officer called Peter Wright. The Law Lords also said that the press would not be able to report on these same allegations...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... such a declaration could be made, or a missed opportunity to do so properly. For a notable exception, see Claude Moïse, Le projet national de Toussaint Louverture (The National Project of Toussaint Louverture) (Port-au-Prince: Mémoire, 2001). Dubois, Avengers of the New...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2014
... novels, memoirs, children’s books, apps, and more, generating vigorous debates in something close to real time. I’m happy to report that our readership is growing — not only online but, improbably, in print subscriptions, too. Please help us continue expanding the Public Culture project by spreading...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 407–408.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... States of Inquiry: Social Investigations and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the United States. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press. Hayes, Ernestine. 2006. Blonde Indian: An Alaskan Native Memoir. Tucson: Uni­ versity of Arizona Press. Hirschkind, Charles. 2006...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
... York:Routledge. Kolker, Aliza, and Meredith Burke. 1993 . Grieving the wanted child. Health Care for Women International 14 : 513 -26. Kuusisto, Stephen. 1998 . Planet of the blind: A memoir . New York: Delta. Landsman, Gail. 1999 . Does God give special kids to special parents? Personhood...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 21–38.
Published: 01 January 2000
...-musealization” by video recorder, memoir writing, and confessional literature; the rise of autobiography and of the postmod- 10. This view was first articulated by Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno in Dialectic of Enlightenment, trans. John...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Biehl, João, and Adriana Petryna, eds. 2013. When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Brunetti, Ivan. 2013. Aesthetics: A Memoir . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Cahill, Kevin M. 2013. History and Hope...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Découverte, 2006); Françoise Vergès, Mémoires de la traite négrière: De l’esclavage et de leurs abolitions (Paris: Albin Michel, 2005). 34. Homi Bhabha, Les lieux de la culture: Une théorie postcoloniale (Paris: Payot, 2008); Neil Lazarus, ed...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 217–234.
Published: 01 May 2005
... consciousness. A fusion of his- tory, sociology, personal memoir, and collective memory, Souls is unique in form and unsurpassed in infl uence among African American texts. Yet it is not on these grounds alone that Souls garnered the range of commentators and celebrants for its centenary that it did.1...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- versity Press. Franklin, Cynthia G. 2009. Academic lives: Memoir, cultural theory, and the university today. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Gershenson, Olga, and Barbara Penner. 2009. Ladies and gents: Public toilets and gender. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Golumbia, David. 2009...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and Nigel Thrift. 2013. Arts of the Political: New Openings for the Left . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Behar, Ruth. 2013. Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Bell, Macalester. 2013. Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt . New York...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 579–595.
Published: 01 September 1994
... realized; and this kind of pleasure in particular, appears to me sufficient by itself to increase the happiness of any nation, which would enjoy much more than those nations who know it not. Memoirs are one of the most agreeable parts of French...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
... become virtually indistinguishable. Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007) belongs to a contemporary genre of Things I Tried for a Year and Then Wrote a Book About. 3 Kingsolver’s memoir describes how she and her family live as much as possible...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 239–273.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of Washington Press, 1982). For a philosophical critique, cf. Paul Ricoeur, La mémoire, l’histoire, l’oubli (Paris: Seuil, 2000). 60. See Madeleine Borgomano, “La littérature romanesque d’Afrique noire et l’esclavage: ‘Une mémoire de l’oubli in Esclavage et abolitions: Mémoires et systèmes de...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Public Culture The wall, Abu Dis In a memoir titled “Field Trip,” Rem Koolhaas writes of the Berlin Wall: The greatest surprise: the wall was heartbreakingly beautiful. Maybe after the ruins of Pompeii...