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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 121.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Birangonas (War Heroines), Rehabilitation Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 1973. Courtesy of the photographer Social Text 111 • Vol. 30, No. 2 • Summer...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... raped as a result of the war in 1971 were birangonas (war heroines). This effort remains internationally unprecedented and yet unknown to many apart from Bangladeshis. The government also set up various rehabilitation programs and centers to ensure the women were not socially ostracized. The history of...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 135–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
... also readily apparent. Chris Mitchell argues that Trainspotting, with its overt scenes of heroin use, has changed the discourse on drugs in Britain. “The phenomenal success of the film and Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name brought the...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... surrounding brick walls, decorated the crevices and beams of the building with derelict dolls and stuffed animals, and had even erected, near his bed, a child’s crib that remained perpetually empty. One heroin injector referred...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... preaches the Pentecostal gospel of economic salvation to worship- pers across East Africa and whose African Church of Modern Apostles (ACMA) fronts a diverse conglomeration of businesses ranging from fresh flower plantations and children’s clothing factories to heroin and military-­ grade arms...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... The song “Mr. Brownstone” is finally acknowledged in the play to be about heroin addiction — the expression being a slang term for heroin, which, like all opiates, is notoriously associated with constipation. But one could almost believe that the author of the play discovered this fact belat...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
.../sexton.html . Stewart Maria W. 1835 . Productions of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart, Presented to the First African Baptist Church and Society and City of Boston . Boston : Friends of Freedom and Virtue . Tate Claudia . 1996 . Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
...,” ORION’s team and other industrial leaders trans- form the maquiladora heroine into an intractable obstacle that threatens as the origin of the future growth of the industry. “The problem here,” said Ignacio as we stood in front of the plate glass windows at...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 35–46.
Published: 01 June 2006
... flawed gentile heroine Gwendolen Harleth and as a reward to Daniel for his eventual “correct” choice. Sacrificed in this exchange is the question of the Jewish woman’s control over her own fate, relegated to a subservient handmaiden’s role for the Zionist adventure elsewhere. Interestingly...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
...; the importance of speaking for oneself. These heroines are made over to look like us precisely so that we can take for granted what we are rescuing them into. Underneath an inconvenient and irritating layer of culture — a culture separated from the messy imbrications that characterize contem...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... sinks and dies, as he is flung about in the air by the novel’s eponymous heroine, the boy experiences the sensation of flight, the euphoria corre- sponding to and challenging that of Tulsa’s escape from femininity. Like Gypsy...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003
... artistic production throughout Brazil and the rest of Latin America (see Calvino 1986). Therefore, the current telenovela is not the first representation of this colonial heroine’s life, or even the first time that a telenovela has located Xica: Unveiling...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... her heroine Toby awakes, she surveys the wreckage of human civilization, only to realize that the decima- tion of humanity has created a new Eden for Earth’s flora and fauna: “The abandoned towers in the distance are like the coral of an ancient reef — bleached and colorless, devoid of life...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... eponymous heroine arrived at Auschwitz during the war, she was forced to choose which one of her children would be killed immediately and which would have the chance to live. Sophie’s choice is designed from above, in that her options are set, but it is still both horrifically consequential and...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the Orpheum Theatre in 1977 Social Text 116 • Fall 2013 10 3 and eventually broke up in 1980. Crash took his own life on December 7, 1980, at the age of twenty-­two through a planned heroin overdose. It is...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and the late-­nineteenth-century Indonesian author and national heroine Raden Ayu Kartini. To my horror, the first group chose Hitler as the leader they most respected.22 They justified the choice by explaining to the rest of us that he was a model...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the distinctive costume (it can be only termed thus) worn by “Kashmiri” heroines in 1960s Bollywood films. If the body that itself is the border- land is visually configured but not named as “Kashmiri,” what does this say about the film’s response to...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... accounts of the lives of these indigenous women, they are reduced to heroines or antiheroines based on their actions at the dawn of conquest. Sacagawea is enshrined as a mythic icon of American expansion, leading the Lewis and Clark expedition with her infant son on her back; yet her myth centers...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2000
... paradoxical relation, reads Justine and Juliette, two Sadean epics depicting heroines—two sisters—on dramatically adverse sides of pain, as simply two possible manifestations of one and the same idea of libertinage. “The absolute...