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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., which equates progressive politics with the mere numerical expansion of minority characters in the fictional worlds of mainstream comics production, and asks how we might reframe this demand not as a plea by minority subjects to be visually represented by predominantly white male comic book creators...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 4 Oppose Book Worship is the text in which Mao famously decrees, “No investigation, No right to speak.” Although Mao does not anticipate the possibility that book worship might itself constitute a form of investigation, it is arguably the methodology of this article. Photograph courtesy More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 7 Books in bulk at Costco. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 7. Books in bulk at Costco. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 5 A twenty-first-century publishing boom: books about the end of books. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 5. A twenty-first-century publishing boom: books about the end of books. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 6 The streets of the modern city are full of discarded books. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 6. The streets of the modern city are full of discarded books. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 8 Red books “curated” by a seller on fab.com. Screenshot courtesy of the author Figure 8. Red books “curated” by a seller on fab.com. Screenshot courtesy of the author More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 3 A textbook shaped like the state of Texas. See Isensee, “Texas Hits the Books.” Image: LA Johnson/NPR Figure 3. A textbook shaped like the state of Texas. See Isensee, “Texas Hits the Books.” Image: LA Johnson/NPR More
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Nicholas Thoburn Following recent research in historical and cultural studies of “the book” and the practitioner field of book arts, the book is now approached no longer only as a vehicle for content but as a rich and mutable material entity. But in this materialist framework, is it possible...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 131–143.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This text chronicles the book sprint process through which we wrote “ Here and Now ”: the events and conversations that prompted it, the contours of our five days of collaborative writing, and the challenges of finishing something we made together after we had gone...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of a young African American man, a set of twentieth-century arcade photographs, a viciously racist 1898 alphabet book by E. W. Kemble, and a black doll called “Uncle Tom” that was whipped in the 1850s by a white girl who would grow up to write best-selling children's books. These readings show how...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 1. Aftermath of the Allen Building occupation at Duke University, February 13, 1969. University Archives Photograph Collection, box 54, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, NC. Figure 1. Aftermath of the Allen Building More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 3 The steeply rising prevalence of the terms protest song , protest music , and protest singer from 1920 through 2000, from nearly none before 1940 until the terms became common in the later 1960s. Source: Google Books Ngram Viewer. Figure 3. The steeply rising prevalence More
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Minnesota Press and Duke University Press (which have published the journal's book series and the journal itself). © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Brent Hayes...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... development as a politician and writer. In particular, it highlights the links between these documents and his well-known book Discourse on Colonialism (1955), which is widely considered to be one of the classics of anticolonial thought. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Introduction Césaire in 1956...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of the Institute for Critical Theory at Duke University. He is the author of many books, including The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (1981), A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present (2002), and, most recently, The Ancients and the Postmoderns: On the Historicity...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... It then situates Hocquenghem’s text in relation to Michel Foucault’s reflections about origins of politics in ancient Greek in his first lecture course at the Collège de France, which took place the year before Hocquenghem’s book appeared, to suggest that the relation between the sexual and the political may...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... discourse to exist. It does so through what may seem to be an unusual set of objects: the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy of books. The popular, middle-brow appeal of Crazy Rich Asians (2013) and its successor volumes China Rich Girlfriend (2015) and Rich People Problems (2017) acts as register of the many...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Matthew J. Christensen Of the rich array of popular genre forms that fill book and video shops across the African continent, few engage as complexly as crime novels and films the profound crises of selfhood, sovereignty, and collective obligation wrought by the neoliberal formations of governance...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas This piece is a poem assembled from SMS texts, e-mails, letters, book dedications, and notes authored by José Esteban Muñoz and sent over the course of several years to some of his close friends and collaborators. An introduction to the piece suggests how the assemblage might...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Figure 4 Oppose Book Worship is the text in which Mao famously decrees, “No investigation, No right to speak.” Although Mao does not anticipate the possibility that book worship might itself constitute a form of investigation, it is arguably the methodology of this article. Photograph courtesy...
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