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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Anand Pandian This essay arises from anthropological fieldwork on the making of south Indian popular cinema. Ethnographic attention is lent to a series of cinematic situations to further relay the intertwining of cinematic and anthropological imagination. The essay is composed as a montage...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
... advocates for a phenomenological model of cinematic sense premised on the spectator’s intense and focused engagement with the film’s specificity and, reciprocally, the sensorial experiences this engagement ignites in the spectator. Implied in this proposition is the willingness to remain open to the film’s...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
...—the cinematic and the biological—carry with them ethical and political implications, which are explored in the film. For this purpose, the article contends that Almodóvar brings his own cinematic language to its limit, particularly around his representation of transsexuality, as if to point us toward the limit...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sulgi Lie This article juxtaposes two 2011 Hollywood films— Shame , directed by Steve McQueen, and Drive , directed by Nicolas Winding Refn—that in their mutations of narrative time and cinematic montage demonstrate the ongoing salience of Fredric Jameson’s Marxist analysis of postmodern culture...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson, and the cinematic vision of Haile Gerima against certain signs of prevarication, even gainsaying, regarding the nature of slavery and its afterlife in prominent strains of critical (race) theory, here advanced by noted scholars like Giorgio Agamben and Achille...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., on folkloric stories of the hyena (which is a pan-African phenomenon) but looks as well at contemporary mass-mediated images of poverty and aid. Similarly, its cinematic strategies and aesthetics uniquely draw from European, American, and African sources. This combination of influences in the film reinforces...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to make the most out of the present by mort- gaging and foreclosing on the future.30 How do recent films that attempt to render cinematically the life of rural migrants, “floating populations,” and slum dwellers in China and the Philippines offer us...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 133–153.
Published: 01 June 2005
... that Hollywood’s hegemony is maintained by many industrial mechanisms that regulate its transnational markets, capitals, and labors. Most of its revenue comes from its international mar- kets, which continue to be fed back to the cinematic...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as working in simple mimetic terms, a twentieth-century version of realism’s mirror parading down the street. In many of the manifestos that accompanied these films, cinema was understood discursively as a particular language as well as a repertoire of assumptions and practices. The Hollywood cinematic...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... such realms of virtuality visible for the human spectator who is trained to be informed about and inform on what they see. In Mystic River, the cinematic apparatus constitutes “Dave” as a virtual predator who is only made visible through techniques of montage...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to a short-circuiting of law by mobilized (female) desire—but by warding off such a cut, in accord with the law itself as it operates in the Reality of non-cinema. This reverse engineering of psychopathology— Norman ’s psychopathology, attributed to the rest of us by his exemplary role as cinematic voyeur...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... fashionable field of visual studies, so that a sort of specular tourism is becoming one of its most attractive components. As a subject, “Third World cinema” is geared increasingly toward the cinematic staging of the spectacle of history rather...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... only reflected the central problem: that this cinema was largely terrified of being set aside. It was important, therefore, to discover new genres, which could make the films viable in the multiplexes at least, and which then established a new cinematic plane of intelligibility and attraction...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and the politics of representation (in Screen, Harvard Asia Quarterly, Samarr, and Humanscape). His current research and writing focus on affect and the haptic in the cinematic assemblage of a globalizing Bollywood. Tiziana Terranova lectures on the sociology of media and culture at the University of Essex...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Mogotlane’s Mapantsula (1988) and, more recently, in the film that Schmitz made in collaboration with the poet Lesego Ram- polokeng, called Hijack Stories (2005). At the center of these distinct televisual and cinematic explorations...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): np.
Published: 01 June 2005
... publications are Methods and Nations: Cultural Governance and the Indigenous Subject (Routledge), For Moral Ambiguity: National Culture and the Politics of the Family (University of Minnesota Press), and Cinematic Political Thought (New York University Press). Çag˘atay Topal holds degrees from...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... irrepressible, irresistible pulse delivers a powerful instantiation of Jafa’s aspiration both of and to a black cinema that channels the power of black music. It is a provocative realization of a cinematic practice in which “black images vibrate in accordance with certain frequential values that exist in Black...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as both Afri- can and European publishers began churning out dime-­novel potboilers and in a variety of media as enterprising theater professionals turned to video to beget the genre-­driven cinematic juggernaut known popularly, if imprecisely, as Nollywood.1 Attentive to the increasing space...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- Pak cinematic collaboration produced at a time when the situation in the Kashmir Valley was erupting into unprecedented violence. By late 1989, an armed freedom movement had emerged from the valley. Ammunition, ideologies, and men crossed over the LOC’s surrounding mountains, rivers...