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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and checkpoints...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... World cultural capital and their ethnic heritage to seek out opportunities in their globalizing ancestral homelands. The narrations by and about these heritage migrants contribute to a changing global imaginary in the post–Cold War world in which race and ethnicity function as both push and pull factors...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 239–264.
Published: 01 May 2004
... trying to make the institute more efficient.” The narrator observes that the boy was “stand[ing] over me while I was work- ing and tim[ing] my movements with a stop watch” (Wright 1993b: 370). This is not the spectacle of punishment...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 May 1993
... dignitary; the narrator traces its dissemination across an imagined community that is itself an index of the readers’ imagined community, none of whom the narrator can presume to know, but whose narrative style addresses them in tones of ironic...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 277–298.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Bois constructs a textual environment from the diverse tropes of the picturesque, specifi cally those remarking vistas, vantages, prospects, and other objects comprehended in spatial terms. By means of the pic- turesque, Du Bois’s narrator...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 217–234.
Published: 01 May 2005
... on to Nashville, where Du Bois matriculates at Fisk, and to the rural Tennessee community in which Du Bois the narrator teaches during the summer in a one-room school. It continues from Atlanta to Dougherty County, Georgia, the heart of the Black...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2005
... legal problems, he comes to need specialists who will explain the law to him and explain his case to the court. The narrator of the episodes, 3Isa ibn Hisham, is the most important figure of mediation in the book: 3Isa explains modernity...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Jones expresses no heterosexual desire in the short story. Thus, Berman’s heterosexualizing of John seems at best like normativizing desire and policing it at worst. A likely cause of the diffi culty critics have with “The Song of the Bride” may be that the story’s narrator is classically...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 345–373.
Published: 01 May 2008
... title sequence featuring racialized images of “Stone Age” Papuans, a narrator began to speak. “Papua,” he intoned gravely, “often known as the land of birds of paradise, spirits, and orchids.” I was sitting with a fellow anthropologist...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
... and burning. In my novel Nampally Road, inside a burning police station, built long ago by the British, the narrator puts out her hand and touches the cheek of Rameeza Be, the woman who had been gangraped by the police. “See, they meet in the cell, in the police station the people will set...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 1989
... by casting itself as an immense, continuous dialogue involving between 300 and 400 narrators and interlocutors. Each of the dialogues in the Mahubharata is geared to telling a particular story or part of a story, but all the dialogues that make up this epic (the longest poem in the world at about...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
... that its use is “Rotten English” supposed to characterize his narrator as naïve and provincial. But just as the innocence of the narrator ultimately comes to seem preferable to the cynicism and cowardice all around him, his language, in all its rottenness, turns out...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
... citizenship, she narrates the protocol as an unwelcome impingement on her autonomous performance of self-hood. She even addresses the optical pressures at another point, writing, “Plus, it didn’t look good for us being black parents in such an important situation, and the daddy wasn’t even there” (231...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... in which a regressive ideology masquerades as a self-righteous rhetoric that represses desire and against which desire seeks to fmd itself. The film is based on Muo Yank already controversial novella of the same title. A voice-over narration tells the legends of his grandparents. Set...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 1994
... . New York: Ballantine. Bhabha , Homi . 1991 . “DissemiNation: Time, Narrative, and the Margins of the Modern Nation.” In Homi Bhabha, ed., Nation and Narration . New York: Routledge. 291 -322. Berlant , Lauren . 1991 . The Anatomy of National Fantasy: Hawthorne, Utopia, and Everyday...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 33–54.
Published: 01 January 1996
... of the foundation. Only at the beginning and end did the company’s logo appear, and a narrator announce in a deep baritone voice: The Bigott Foundation, as a contribution to the diffusion of our nation’s music, history, and traditions, presents...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and narrating the Baude- laireian play of the quotidian and the fantastic at different nodes of modernity— the metropole, the periphery, and the mobile middle of travelers, immigrants, and exiles—it is barely surprising that it should pay...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Abdelwahab Meddeb directly confronts the issues raised by Fanon’s prescription for a genuinely post- colonial cultural imagination.2 In this novel, however, the “rapid step” finds its rejoinder in the itinerant arabesques of the narrator’s path through the postcolo...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 57–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... these debates over “facts”? If the communal narra- tive of the Aryan past was produced through specific silences and erasures, and if the communal representation of the Aryan age could be constructed only through a narration of certain types of events, then we need to look at the politics...