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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 497–530.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Sindhunata; both painter and writer are self-consciously engaged in the societal struggles that surrounded and succeeded the fall of President Soeharto in May 1998. The essay thematizes the productive possibilities generated by these works of art that challenge the boundaries between artistic creation and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to begin to describe again the driving forces, the key determinants, of politics in the twenty-first century. RETORT proposes a political anti science—a form of political writing that manages, at last, to wake us (the present writers included) from the sleep of reason. RETORT endeavors to recapture...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
... most important event in twentieth-century India. Gandhi made the freedom struggle a popular movement in part through his manipulation of symbols such as khadi, the spinning wheel, and his dress, yet though a prolific writer, he eschewed the new medium of film for promulgating his message. Gandhi...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Fatu Kande Senghor © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Fatu Kande Senghor is a writer and photographer who is currently Program Specialist for the Cultural Program at the Goree Institute on Gorée Island, Senegal. She has studied at the University Charles de Gaulle in Lille, France...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 143.
Published: 01 January 1991
.... But Homer hew it and Vyasa too, black river and bridge sllmmon those whose stinging eyes criss-cross red lights, metal implements, battlefields: birth is always bloody. Meena Alexander, a poet and writer, teaches English at Hunter College and the Grad...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 89–96.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Characters to Virtual Subjects (1999) and The Translation Zone: Language Politics at the Millennial Pass (forthcoming). Maryse Condé is a writer and critic who teaches French and Francophone literature at Columbia University. Her works of fiction include Hérémakhonon (1976), Ségou (1984...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 313–320.
Published: 01 January 1994
... L in book publishing throughout 1992 and 1993 seemed to be a replay of something we’d already learned in the early 1970s: many of this country’s 30 million plus Black citizens read books. Many of those readers actually buy books. Good books by Black writers sell across racial and...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 75–107.
Published: 01 January 1999
... been in a sense confirmed by Chi- nese leftist writers and latter-day communist scholars who likewise saw the city as a bastion of evil, of wanton debauchery and rampant imperialism marked by for- eign extraterritoriality—a city of shame for all native patriots. It would not be too hard to transform...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 307–328.
Published: 01 May 2007
... between author and audience: if you are a celebrated Maharashtrian writer, you should be writing in Marathi. Nagarkar went on to describe an exchange he had had with “a top editor and doyen of Marathi publishing,” who had initially...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 91–92.
Published: 01 May 1989
... accompanied the process of economic 'opening-up' of markets (called infitah in Arabic) was abundantly evident in his writings. For a period he and a number of other prominent Egyptian writers and critics (including Tawfiq al-Hakim and the great short story writer, Yusuf Idris) were banned from the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 1991
..., No. 1: Fall 1991 142 begins to wilt brown, in a confused morning full of sunlight and dust, monkeys and history. Whal Disanayake is a national award-winning Writer and a leading poet from Sn Lanka. He has published six volumes of poetry in his mother...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
... invited musicians, artists, and long-standing. Throughout history, simi- writers to give readings and perfor- lar acts have proved effective means of ren- mances in the space throughout the dura- dering individuals and entire populations politically tion of...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
... colloquium "The Literature of Displacement: The Writer and the South Asian Diaspora," November 23, 1991, at the University of Pennsylvania. Public Culture 1993, 5: 621-625 01993 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0899-2363/93/0503-ooO1$01.oO...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
... possibility of translation, so that translatability is not an incidental characteristic of a writer’s work but an implicit feature of it from the beginning. Implicitly or explic- itly, literary works in countries such as India or Nigeria must always confront...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 January 2010
... College of Art and Design. She focuses her work on cultural and social concerns and crimes that violate human rights, especially women’s rights. She lives in San Francisco, works as a painter and writer, and studies at the San Fran- cisco Art Institute. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is an assistant...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 61–62.
Published: 01 January 1992
... independence. There was not really a visible rupture between the pre- and post-independence moments. We have to weigh the commitment of intellectuals against those of politi- cians. As African writers, we have, most of us, participated in this “regal criti- cism” of the failure of politicians...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 407–408.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Modern. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Wright, Christopher J. 2006. Tribal Warfare: Survivor and the Political Uncon- scious of Reality Television. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books. Writers, Sangtin, and Richa Nagar, eds. 2006...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 1989
... Asturias, and flourished there in the post-War decades, in the work of writers like Gabriel Garcia Marquez (another Nobel Prize winner), espe- cially his One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) and The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975).With Rushdie's Midnight's Children (1980) and ShQme (1983), the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bennetta Jules-Rosette © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Bennetta Jules-Rosette is a professor of sociology at the University of California at San Diego and director of the African and African-American Studies Research Project. Her latest book is Black Paris: The African Writers...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 177–189.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of terms such as “global pidgin,” “academic Atlanticism,” and the like.2 He also makes light of postcolonial writers’ refer- ences to Marshal Thomas Robert Bugeaud, who used a scorched-­earth military strategy on a large scale in...