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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Joon Oluchi Lee Duke University Press 2005 The Joy of the Castrated Boy The girly things I wanted when I was a little boy (things that made me Joon Oluchi Lee girly): Pink- and heart-covered...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group A collaboratively written prose poem about activism and feelings. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 affect collectivity hopelessness joy mood You go to the protest; there are pink pussy hats everywhere; you feel excited for new people. And...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... E.D.F. [Electricité de France] appeared one day along the Pénétrante West [the new road from Fort-de-France into Texaco], stuck its poles, and plugged us some electricity. It was an unblemished joy. . . . City was from now on taking...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that forge new socialities and yield exuberant joy. 3 One counterintuitive example studied by John Andrews are survivalists and so-called “doomsday preppers.” 4 On the surface, their life activity is shrouded in profound pessimism. Yet in preparing for the end of the world, such individuals and...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and every joy and every thought and sigh and everything unutterably small or great in your life will have to return to you, all in the same succession and sequence.”8 I think of the ER: Is this the most self-­defeating of thoughts, or the ultimate affirmation of life? Thinking demands so...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
... goes gaga in her cover version of Joy Division’s “She’s Lost Control” and Poly Styrene went gaga on “Oh Bondage Up Yours.” While masculine versions of going gaga take on heroic proportions in rock history (guitar smashing, stripping on stage, crowd diving), feminine ecstatic performance is read...
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Social Text (1 September 2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... their eyes. I’ve heard people ask for a break or for time to absorb and digest; I’ve seen people choke up and cry, or move quietly through its waves of discomfort, abandon, joy, and rebellion. What’s captivated me throughout is the continuum of intimacy and relations of distance I’ve watched it create...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Queer Studies Now? David L. Eng with Judith Halberstam and José Esteban Muñoz 1 Punk’d Theory Tavia Nyong’o 19 The Joy of the Castrated Boy Joon Oluchi Lee 35 Time Binds, or, Erotohistoriography Elizabeth Freeman 57 Tarrying...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... way. Tagore formulates a poetics in his essay constructed around a moment of epiphany or transcendence that lifts him out of his everyday existence into a communion with the sublime, which is the essence of creativity. That moment of joy is reminiscent of Wordsworth’s most important con...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... child his own age, who has the same games, the same joys and the same hopes as he, but who, in the dawn of the 1940s, had the bad fortune to be defined as a Jew.”11 Note how Sarkozy’s invocation of “luck” (the “bad Social Text 97...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . . . in a state of crisis . . . uses a language that is too old for it” — wrote (at least thus I read it) out of a pure joy of newness.54 He chose to write in riotously new Malay, a language never before used for...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... experiences: the emotionally charged moments of delivery of their Embodying Chinese Culture 31 children, visits to the orphanage, and myriad anxieties, difficulties, joys, and surprises. These trips...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... short excerpt from Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantata, Ich habe genug (I Have Enough; BWV 82). Given the text, in which Bach conveys an instance of ecstatic joy upon embracing the Savior, some have suggested that the music — full of pain and dissonance — presents a paradox. Interpreted by...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... diasporic formation. Much can be said about the off-label uses of technology and of the body as a site for constantly renewable joy. Parsing from the utopian fantasies of world-beat liberalism, I am exploring the concept of a utopian impulse in black expressive forms that is as momentary, ephemeral...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... only been subject to it; provided that power descends from on high and becomes rooted in the people (and I will not hide the fact that the ferment currently emerging in Poland, for example, fills me with joy and hope). At this point, allow me to think more particularly about my own...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... experience.13 As Trouillot says, “Built into any system of domination is the tendency to proclaim its own normalcy.”14 The son’s questions about this recovery of the past seem the least puzzling and most sane aspect of the encounter and a joy of recovery...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and interracial relations. Edited by Jeffrey C. Stewart. Washington,D.C.: Howard University Press. Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. n.d. The joy of mechanical force. Translated by Eugene Weber. www.english.upenn.edu/~jenglish/English104/marinetti.html . McLuhan, Marshall, and Bruce R. Powers. 1989...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... pleasurably deferred gratification and joy in waiting. The song basks in that which is “promised” but not yet received, that which is “on the brink” but not yet arrived, that which is “someday” but not this day. The singer marvels at an adorable “you” who is perched on a distant but still vividly visible...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... those eight hundred pages, or even contributed modestly toward that page count. By showing the comedy in instrumentalizing theory, the Onion kills more than a keyword; it goes after an entire tradition of moral seriousness and philosophical rigor with a chainsaw. Or is it a joy buzzer? We may have to...