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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brian Larkin This paper examines the debate between Fredric Jameson and Aijaz Ahmad in articles that appeared in Social Text 15 (1986) and Social Text 17 (1987) over the status of national allegory in third-world literature. It argues that national allegory can be produced not from authorial...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Laura-Zoë Humphreys This article examines the changing dynamics of censorship and social criticism in revolutionary Cuban cinema in order to make a case for studying allegory not as a mode whose meanings analysts should (or should not) reveal but, rather, as a contested social process. From the...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
... cinematic allegories. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Cinematic Contact Zones Hemispheric Romances in Film and the Construction and Reconstruction of Latin Americanism Adrián Pérez Melgosa Current debates about the origins and evolution of Latin Americanism focus primarily on the...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... considered in the light of the figures of turns and returns. Questions of exception, emergency, and suspension of the law are addressed by evocation of the concepts of medical diagnosis and prognosis. The poetics of illness and malaise are explored through the temporal allegory of the eternal recurrence of...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dai Jinhua This article reads a Chinese blockbuster film, City of Life and Death ([南京! 南京! Nanjing! Nanjing! ] dir. Lu Chuan, 2009), as an allegory of China and the human for contemporary China. This movie illustrates the historical entanglement and...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... purportedly represents. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Pedro Almodóvar The Skin I Live In digital cinema historical allegory posthuman Cinema, Transgenesis, and History in The Skin I Live In Carla Marcantonio Perhaps this moment of accelerated stasis in history, when we feel...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... served postcolonial criticism rather well as a stalking horse in the years since Ahmad’s unsparing riposte and Jame- son’s rather morose “Brief Response.”8 Countering Jameson’s avowedly “sweeping hypothesis” that “all third-world texts” must be read as “national allegories,” Ahmad criticizes...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of political allegory, into frozen surfaces of Social Text 95 • Vol. 26, No. 2 • Summer 2008 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2007-032  © 2008 Duke University Press 111 ideological confirmation and affect. Both Karadzic and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... rescued by her “normate” black girlfriend, Amanita. In contrast to the gothic horror of interracial relationship in Get Out , Sense8 presents the Nomi/Neets bond as transcending divisions of gender, race, and sexual orientation. But the one is as much a polemical allegory of our present moment as the...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... execution, fulfll their mission most thoroughly when they help to bring about their destruction. Abstraction and Allegory By contrast with the proliferation of the insignia of resistance in English and other European languages, only in rare instances are Arabic-­language graffti inscribed on...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
... by Juan Flores and Renato Rosaldo (Blackwell), and “In the Shadow of NAFTA: Y tu mamá también Revisits the National Allegory of Mexican Sovereignty,” in American Quarterly 57:3 (2005). She is a coedi- tor of The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers, Volume 2: Twentieth Century...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 141–146.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 159–163.
Published: 01 September 2009