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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 237–263.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and Stefan Pedatella. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Ardalan, David. 2009. Poetry from Iran, one tweet at a time. NPR, June 28. www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=105980771 . Arjomand, Said Amir. 1988 . The turban for the crown: The Islamic revolution in Iran . New York...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Nouri Gana Theodor W. Adorno's by now infamous dictum that “to write lyric poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric” still weighs heavily on various modern and contemporary representations of war and violence, especially in the Arab world, where the legacy of the Holocaust, entangled with differing...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Anand Vivek Taneja Abstract In a time of dominant Hindu nationalism and rising Islamophobia in India, Urdu poetry is the medium in which an alternative political theology finds popular articulation, questioning the “normative horizon” of the nation-state. The political theology being articulated...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 485–505.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: American Women Poets and the Second World War (1990). Althizer, Nell. 1994 . Collected poems, 1930-83, by Josephine Miles. Thirteenth Moon 9 : 1 -2, 144-50. Baird, Joseph L., and Deborah S. Workman, eds. 1986 . Toward Solomon's mountain: The experience of disability in poetry . Philadelphia...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in the following phrases and statements: “the banality of evil” (Arendt); the state’s alleged “monopoly over the legitimate use of violence” (Weber); “to write lyric poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric” (Adorno); and the near-obsessive postmodern...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 235–254.
Published: 01 May 2005
... O Folk (1903) is the author’s use of lines of poetry and bars of song to open each of the book’s fourteen chapters. Each inscription includes a few lines or stanzas of poetry by writers from America and Europe, such as James Lowell, Lord Byron, or Friedrich von Schiller, paired with one...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 261–286.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., and Isidore Okpewho, who kindly read through the first draft of the paper. A somewhat different and abridged version, entitled “Explorations in Animist Materialism and a Read- ing of the Poetry of Niyi Osundare,” is scheduled to appear in Abdul Rasheed Na’Allah, ed., The Peo- ple’s Poet: Emerging...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 1990
... ('new poetry') movement, which appeared in Marathi in the late 1930s and became dominant in the 1950s. Their early work has several features in common: preoccupation with lyric forms; skill in technical inno- vation, especially with respect to poetic voice; and absorption in emotion and desires...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to translators except that the baww is also a recurring trope in their poetry—the oral verse of the desert nomads, the oldest literature in Arabic. Particularly in elegiac poems, the speaker will sometimes describe himself as leaning over the body of a dead comrade or relative, typically one who has been...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and published it in 1866 in Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, his first and best book of poetry, written after his novelistic career had essentially ended in failure. It is an unaccountably beautiful poem, building up to an extraordinary single line, which it shudders away from and contains in parentheses...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 1999
... together with their original verse when selecting poetry for publication, and, surprising as it might seem to an American poetry enthusiast, standard Russian one-volume anthologies of the work of famous poets always contain a section of translations. Now it might be thought that the coexistence...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 371–392.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for among Shi‘is, and sometimes even non-Shi‘is, including also some non-Muslims. To a large extent this involves sounds coming from painful and mournful events and acts such as breast-beating, flagellation with sharp metal implements, and amplified, sorrowful poetry. In a very literal way, these sounds...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 23–52.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., like Shakespeare, was fascinated by the specters of Latin in English literature. In The Angelic Conversation, Jarman plays with feminizing elements, which is why he had a woman read the poetry in voiceover and why one of our two lovers figures the dark lady...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Literature . Elizabeth Pérez , a doctoral student at the University of Chicago Divinity School, conducts research on Caribbean religions of the African Diaspora. She has published poetry in El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry (edited by Martín Espada, 1997) and elsewhere. PC 13.2-09...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 109–145.
Published: 01 January 1999
..., Ramuchacha, who for forty-five years served addabaj Bengali patrons of the Coffee House. See Udayan, 3 December 1997, 8: “The man who was inseparable from all the joys and sorrows, hope and despair, poetry and adda of Coffeee House over the last four decades, formally accepted farewell on last Saturday...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: The Poetry and Ethnography of Grief . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Santos, Boaventura de Sousa. 2014. Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide . Boulder, CO: Paradigm. Scott, David. 2014. Omens of Adversity: Tragedy, Time, Memory, Justice . Durham, NC: Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of poetry where you can find it, a Tuscan poetry, which goes from the mid-quattrocento all the way to the end of the cinquecento. It’s an impassioned, arbitrary, adventurous, and experimental kind of poetry, which comes from a very rich popular substratum. You could say it comes from the aesthetic impetus...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2012
...: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereign- ties. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Barker, Joanne. 2011. Native Acts: Law, Recognition, and Cultural Authenticity. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Bean, Heidi R., and Mike Chasar, eds. 2011. Poetry after Cultural Studies. Iowa City...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
... 125 project:rendition Participants William Allen is a poet and painter. His poetry books include The Man on the Moon (1987) and Sev- astopol: On Photographs of War (1997). His art and poetry can be seen at www.ekphrases.com. Jake Araujo-Simon attends Stuyvesant High School...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
... students if anyone had ever heard Iraqi music. None had. So we listened together to some ataba, a popular sung poetry form hown in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq, performed in colloquial Arabic and ac- companied by the rebabd, a one-stringed bowed lute. These are narrative quatrains sung by elder...