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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to modernity (the Eiffel Tower, the Ferris Wheel, and Tatlin's unbuilt Monument to the Third International), the article traces the path of modernity as a road leading to political de-intensification. These various monumental efforts of modernism stand in sharp contrast to the political modernism of the Mao...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Abbas, he links the politics of history, and the his- tory of politics, to aesthetics. Dutton’s contribution to this special issue (part II) outlines a history of the political that proceeds through a tour of what he calls the Three Towers of Modernity — the Eiffel Tower, the Ferris wheel...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: On the Halls on the Screen (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009), 107 – 33; the pantomime dame character Old Mother Riley was featured in a series of movies spanning the 1930s through 1950s. 20. Timothy Ferris, “David Bowie in America...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
... route. Today planes, boats, and submarines ferry cocaine along the Pacific coast to northern Guatemala. There, in the jungles of Petén, beyond the reach of US interdiction efforts, traffickers prep their product for its eventual trip north. The only challenge of late has been keeping up...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... is it about language that makes us believe that it is direct, unmediated? It is the order-word that does this work, ferrying the free indirect into the semblance of direct communication. An often redundant structure of language, the order-word is what organizes the potential disorientation of the free...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... a million people were ferried on that line every day and spent at least thirty minutes more than necessary; huge losses in man-hours resulted from misguided compassion like mine, it seemed. Some friends described...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 85–108.
Published: 01 September 2003
... ferries come and go) are seen against the backdrop of ancient Maya stelae, living in an absolute present uncon- sciousness, ready for the white gay man to fill in the dots that give mean- ing to their existence. These dots are what Lane...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Nicholsen (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992), 322 – 27. 7. Rainer Nägele, “Dialectical Materialism between Brecht and the Frankfurt School,” in Cambridge Companion to Walter Benjamin, ed. David S. Ferris (New York...