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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 176.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Reflecting on the role of literature in Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Sohnya Sayres, and Andrew Ross discuss the vision of the journal as a hybrid between a political review and a literary magazine. They touch on literature as a form of social knowledge, the relationship between...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
... by Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Harlow, Barbara. 1987 . Resistance literature . New York: Methuen. Hassan, Salah D. 2001 . Undertaking partition:Palestine and postcolonial studies. Journal X 6.1 (autumn): 19 -45. ____. 2001-2 . Terminus...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Rudolf Mrázek Duke University Press 2006 Literature or Revolution WRITING ROBUST IN A POSTCOLONI AL METROPOLIS It is a question of building, which is at the root of the social unrest of today...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... that discourage reductive ethnographic readings. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Not Yet Beyond the Veil Muslim Women in American Popular Literature Dohra Ahmad In his 1977 essay “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Dark- ness,” Chinua Achebe tells of receiving a letter from a high...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 177–181.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards Literature has been part of the purview of Social Text since the journal's inception, although the literary has never been presumed to be its paradigmatic or primary object of study. Moreover, from issue 4 (1981) through issue 39 (1994), the journal not only published...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... As a subgenre associated with popular culture, the thriller has rarely been considered a serious player in discussions of literature in the aftermath of atrocity. However, as a space in which the mystifications of conspiracy meet the imperatives of transitional justice, the newly emergent subgenre of the truth...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 104–111.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Shireen R. K. Patell Social Text as both a collective and a publication has always troubled disciplinarity, with its commitment to various praxes and theories of the multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary. This essay looks at the complex, if not ambivalent, place of literature in the multi-, inter...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brian Larkin This paper examines the debate between Fredric Jameson and Aijaz Ahmad in articles that appeared in Social Text 15 (1986) and Social Text 17 (1987) over the status of national allegory in third-world literature. It argues that national allegory can be produced not from authorial...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 203–204.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and, through the selection of essays, put forward the idea that for a socially critical mode of theory and thinking, reflection on mass culture was as important as reflection on literature and art. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed journal...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kamran Asdar Ali In contrast to various dominant representational themes through which Pakistan's history is rendered intelligible to many (Islam, Muslim nationalism), this essay particularly focuses on a debate surrounding the question of morality (“pure or perverse literature”) connected to short...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
... early days at the Graduate Program in Literature at Duke University and in the vibrant context provided by Fredric Jameson, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and many other faculty and students, including close friend Brian Selsky. A reading of Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia sustains the meditation, and this work...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Buddy Bolden, Nina Simone, Charles Mingus, Lauryn Hill, Kendrick Lamar, and Frank Ocean—and occasionally lyrical literatures from Amiri Baraka, Toni Morrison, and Adrienne Kennedy—this essay unfurls a medley of “interludes in madtime.” Indeed, madtime functions as an existential time signature in black...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Theresa Stewart-Ambo; K. Wayne Yang Abstract What does land acknowledgment do? Where does it come from? Where is it pointing? Existing literature, especially critiques by Indigenous scholars, unequivocally assert that settler land acknowledgments are problematic in their favoring of rhetoric over...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Moreover, the essay highlights audience reaction to the music and literature produced by the movements and argues that expressions of affect or feelings were powerful ways that Afro-diasporic linkages were established across cultural difference. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feeling Diaspora...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...” in the New Left Review , Jameson looks back at the essay and considers the current state of capitalism, theory, art, and culture in relation to the concepts he adopted in 1984. Jameson is Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Professor of Comparative Literature, professor of romance studies (French), and director...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Edlie L. Wong This article investigates the possibilities of storytelling and black Atlantic literature in forging new critical approaches to the archive of New World Asian indenture. It also emphasizes the significance of the comparative study of bonded labor to our understanding of “the Atlantic...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the literature on this wall to align these representations homogenously with resistance. More than resisting a specific regime, many of these images enter into global conversations about the circulation of power. Images of resistance scripted and consumed by those who observe suffering from afar are juxtaposed...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of neoliberal care provisioning as a point of departure, revisits an analysis of the political economy of care labor vis-à-vis political theorist Nancy Fraser, traces the transitions in the self-care proposals proposed in US self-improvement literatures from the 1960s through the present, and offers a set...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Hishaam D. Aidi teaches political science in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is preparing a manuscript on the Moor and al-Andalus in the Hispanic political imagination. Nerissa S. Balce is assistant professor of comparative literature at the University...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2012 Contributors Ackbar Abbas is professor of comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine. He is currently working on Chinese cities and cinema and “poor theory.” Michael Dutton is professor of politics...