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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 657–675.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Press, 377 -401. Genealogy gen*e-al*o*gy,n. : the descent of three keywords: public, publicity, and public opinion. Publicity and Pain: Self-Abstraction in Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments John Durham Peters Among...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Andrew Irving By focusing on artworks made by persons confronting their own mortality, this essay explores the relation between the exterior, visible colors of art and the interior experiences of pain and imagination, as mediated through the process of artistic production by persons living...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as an instantiation of the tension between authority, visuality, and pain. Through a detailed analysis of prisoner testimonials, the policy manual Medical Management of Detainees on Hunger Strike , and a video project by human rights organization Reprieve featuring artist Yasiin Bey simulating the “proper” techniques...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 539–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Didier Fassin; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Against the normative definition of punishment as the infliction of pain on an offender by an appropriate legal authority, this essay argues that the police, although they are not entitled to administer retribution, commonly do so on the street...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
... world. Truth commissions have set out to write and present public histories in ways that position the pursuit of truth center stage in a drama of efforts to broker peace and transcend past histories of brutal violence and painful division. Truth commissions, then, are particular techniques...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 1990
... and Pontalis, “Traumatic Neurosis,” p. 472. lo bid. 11 his is, then, the source of ~acan’s“serious pun” on “souffrance” as “in suspense “in abeyance,” “awaiting attention,” and pain. “Reality is in abeyance there, awaiting at- tention,”he writes in The Four Funatmental Concepts of Psycho-armlysis...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 424–427.
Published: 01 September 1999
... in this volume. 9. See Berlant’s trenchant critique of deployments of the topoi of pain and trauma within “senti- mental politics” in the United States in “The Subject of True Feeling: Pain, Privacy, and Politics” in Cultural Pluralism, Identity...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 1999
..., is not solely what is usually called pleasure, or perhaps desire, sensual delight, or happiness. It must also be found in suffering, unhappi- ness, and extreme forms of physical degeneration. In other words, there are transfigurations of pain, suffering, and unhappiness which, by freeing the subject...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 506–510.
Published: 01 September 2001
... is working on a performance piece on the subject of pain. PC 13.3-10 Wright[inclusive] 9/18/01 4:37 PM Page 506 ‘I’1 PC 13.3-10 Wright[inclusive] 9/18/01 4:37 PM Page 507...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of their aphoristic form, the glimmering insights couched in their rhetoric of authority. What is pain- ful today is not that they are suddenly disconfirmed and falsified but that their light is fading and the shadow of our doubts is lengthening. We now...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in the related industries; it can also be bought cheaply at any hole-in-the-wall shop. Women hit with acid often become disoriented, uncertain what has just happened to them. All they can feel is a burning sensation like no other. The pain...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 71–88.
Published: 01 January 1991
... since I’d last tripped. I was too stunned to laugh. My body had its own agenda, namely pain: Pain in the face from the hot sun; pain in the feet and legs hrnspending all day standing up; pain in the arms and shoulders fkom holding the pistol in that tight “Weaver posi- tion” two-handed...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., pain, and memory flashed into Xiaoming’s life story, highlighting a social Ftrauma that runs through the lives of dagongmei, migrant working daughters, in this time of restructuring for China’s state socialist system. Reform-era China is imaged through a lens focused squarely on the global market...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
...-field of Shiloh— Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched ones stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday fight Around the church of Shiloh...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2023
... on the table. This abrupt news of pain and sadness seemed to have sucked all the energy out of him. He would probably have collapsed if he were not holding onto the table” (Guobin Yang 2022 : 98). On January 26, 2020, a delivery driver received the following order: “Mom cooked a meal. Please deliver it to my...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 467–477.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of its existence; if by some pain it informs us of itself, it is then certain that we are not doing well; and even if by pleasure, it is not always certain that we are doing better.”7 Health was a frequent philosophical topic during...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... That Screamed War’s Pain Looks Back, Six Hard Years Later,” New York Times, May 7, 2011, www.nytimes.com/2011/05/07/world/middleeast/07photo.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all. 264 as violent killing, yet in both images the primary scene of violence is displaced, Seeing...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of intimacy, belonging, and sociability that, ultimately, Rosetta can have only with herself, in a private, hoarded space that’s usually occupied by the pain of her ulcer, a condition of attrition that the film sug- gests is a symbol and consequence of the intensity of aching life-making activity...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Nevertheless, she went on, experiencing “incredible levels of pain,” having seen her elder son dying (she didn’t elaborate on this loss) and her younger son brought home stabbed. It seemed that, for her, personal experiences of suffering constituted the sine qua non condition to be a good trainer...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... subjected to the bio-politics of the carceral empire. She asks us to consider seriously former Guan-tánamo prisoner Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel’s call to “look to Guantánamo” in light of the pain that he and his fellow hunger strikers endured. Looking, in this instance, is not merely a visual task...