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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Burlin Barr This essay offers a close reading of the Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambéty's film Hyenas and looks especially at the way the film addresses issues of development and dependency in postcolonial and contemporary Africa. Released in 1992, Hyenas is an adaptation of the Swiss writer...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... replaced by human beings. In the first version of the tale, for example, a hyena consumes a dying zebra’s leg, while in the second, the ship’s cook cuts off the limb of a wounded sailor, uses it as fish bait, and eventually consumes some of it. By insist- ing that we shift between its two competing...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Elephants, baboons and monkeys, warthogs, springhares, and rodents found the vegetarian diet quite tender, while lions, hyenas, and wild dogs settled on beef, mutton, and lamb.45 The avian pests came in all sizes, shapes, and...