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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Carla Freccero The killing of San Francisco resident Diane Whipple in front of her Pacific Heights apartment door in San Francisco in 2001 by Presa Canario dogs provides a framework in this article for identifying a “carnivorous virility” in the merging of man and dog. Dogs, according to Donna...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., petting the length of her. I have never seen a man so happy. He told me that he gets to be a child again when he’s with his cows. Well, first he said he relives childhood, but he corrected himself: he gets to be a child. He lived on a farm growing up, and they had chickens, cows, and dogs, but it was...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... orthographic building blocks for Chinese writing that have the form of bugs, beasts, or dogs, in combination with phonetic indicators. This article explains how, when, and why this Chinese ethnonymy (system of names of peoples) for China's barbarians was constructed and standardized as part of the formation of...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... because they are being forcibly socialized in drug detention centers and postwar rehabilitation hospitals. And if we are not contemplating suicide, we are heading straight into the grave or up the maggot-ridden butts of street dogs. Of course, the residents of the bleak house have long been of...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... man and dog, the “cynanthrope,” is one especially pertinent example of the influence of this convergence between posthumanism and animal studies. Freccero examines the horrific murder of Dianne Whipple in San...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Palestine/Israel Helga Tawil-­Souri I jealously watched Dr. Tamar filling in Nura’s . . . Jerusalem passport. Neither Nura [my dog] nor Dr. Tamar [the veterinarian] realized how damn serious I was about replacing Nura’s photograph with mine. I don’t think either of...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Modern British Literature.” His published work includes “The Dogs of War: Myths of British Anti-Americanism,” in Anti-Americanism, ed. Andrew Ross and Kristin Ross (New York University Press), and “Defus- ing the English Patient,” an essay on the film adaptation of Michael...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... war culture, modernism, the twentieth-century novel and film, and postcolonial and cultural studies. He is the author of Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire and Modern British Literature (forth- coming, Oxford University Press). His published work includes “The Dogs of War: Myths of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... downward dog positions that reveal a tautly defined skeletal frame. Toxified flesh gleans in the luminous traces of caca-colored paint thickly spread all over their body. At the end of an enchanting yet pained performance, “the last one standing” moves into a backlit room. Matrix-like sentinels hang on...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... attacked: three black men invade their house, beat Lurie and set him on fire, rape Lucy, and kill the dogs. Shaken by the assault and by Lucy’s refusal to report the rape (and later, her refusal to have an abortion when she realizes she is preg- nant), Lurie eventually leaves and finds himself at the...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to give him stuff. In the frst of the two coauthored oral histories that I mentioned, Brendan Mullen fled the following report on the scene: Around the time (GI) came out, Danny’s Oki Dog on Santa Monica Boule- vard became...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... nationalisms as the absurd determination to bring forth certainty from irresolution, Saadat Hasan Manto’s celebrated short story “The Dog of Teetwal,” is set right within this uncertain borderland: the village of Teet- wal, across the Neelum River east of...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... named his dog after the great Lydia Cabrera. Ooga booga was also a way for him to mark his deeply anti-­assimilationist stance in all things, given that those black figures are, for many in Greater Cuba, objects of disavowal. José’s identification with ooga booga and disidentification with “ooga...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Heyman was installed as magistrate in Matabeleland after the war. When the Ndebele chiefs, whose food reserves had been scorched during the war, requested famine relief, Heyman replied: “The town was full of stray dogs; dog to dog; we might kill those and eat them if we could catch them.”34...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., exotic lands, would fuel Europe’s imperial fantasies for centuries. European explorers of the New World in the first decades after Colum- bus believed in the superiority of their “writing, navigational instruments, ships, warhorses, attack dogs, effective armor,” and gunpowder, and of their...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 23–37.
Published: 01 June 2007
... witnesses lated corpses, pregnant women with their bellies cut open with bayonets or machetes, bodies strewn (sembrados) on stakes, the smell of burnt flesh who gave of those burned alive and dogs devouring abandoned bodies that could not...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... contemporary. 29 To do this, we trace world-making attachments that ambivalently crisscross being with others, being alone, and being with death, as well as varied kinds of others to whom attachment may count as ethically significant, from dogs and maggots to intensely copresent strangers, dreamt familiars...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the little white hat. I was taking care of one little girl. They also had two dogs, however one of the dogs developed cancer in one of his legs and could not walk, so my employer went out and bought a double stroller, which meant that I had to push the little girl and the dog through the streets of...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... regard- ing the global environment followed suit by flouting the Geneva Conven- tion. If Enduring Freedom was a war, it was a war of excision, not of con- quest, where territory was to be neutralized rather than appropriated. And if this is Bush’s dog wagging, it is not only to displace blame for the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
....” Waterboarding, cramped confinement, slapping, stress positions, nudity, food deprivation, sleep deprivation, sensory deprivation, and tem- perature controls have been used on Abu Zubaydah, while attack dogs, electrocution, restraints, beatings, chemical attacks, sodomy, and forced genital touching are...