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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Erin Trapp This article provides a reading of the nonhuman world registered in Dunya Mikhail’s poem Diary of a Wave outside the Sea . While human rights poetry traditionally assembles a poetics of witnessing or mourning and focuses on the construction of the human person, this reading of Mikhail’s...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 177–181.
Published: 01 September 2009
... scholarship on literature, but also sporadically published poetry and fiction. There are intriguing parallels between the experimentalism of the essays in the journal, especially in the rubric of short, theoretical pieces called “Unequal Developments” featured in early issues, and the experimentalism...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 93–96.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Tracie Morris Duke University Press 2002 Poetry Tracie Morris AfroFuture—Dystopic Unity My...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Solmaz Sharif A poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry sign reading CHOOSE LIFE sign reading SOLVE THE WATER CRISIS sign reading WARNING UNEXPLODED SHELLS sign reading DATE SHAKES which did not mean as we guessed shaking the palm trees until the dates fell but what...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Fady Joudah Medical anthropology poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry That syphilis leads to deafness isn’t enough for Beethoven to have died of it. There’s Baudelaire and Nietzsche’s tempo, or did Emily Dickinson suffer from seizures? Did Muhammad? If so...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Fady Joudah Medical anthropology poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry professor who ran the anatomy department and was a preacher’s son. You were an ex-preacher yourself, abandoned the cloth after you divorced your wife and married your lover. Thank you for your hands...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of indistinction—engaged in a political practice of “habitational resistance,” refusing their conversion into homines sacri by performing instead a mode of life that rendered multiple lines of transterritorial affiliation, self-assertion, and continuity. The deportees’ published archive—poetry, photobooks...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Knitting. Poetry. Schoolyard sexuality. Trans-necropolitics. These are a few ways to “queer” extraction, a method of resource handling that never brings good news. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 extraction extractive capitalism queer sexuality...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., including Islam. As recent scholars observe, these truths about black religion, language, and music continue to be sung, in the poetry of the black arts movement, in hip-hop’s “Nation conscious wisdom,” and beyond. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 James Baldwin Black Muslims Nation...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and capital formations against racialized populations targeted for premature death, the article instead traces subsumed logics of embodiment within two sites of cultural production: detainee poetry and writings on animal embodiment. From these two very different domains, it argues for an alternative theory...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... populations, what makes ID cards unique in the Palestinian/Israeli case is that their materiality is one of their most important and resonant aspects. The article describes various representations of the ID cards, for example in poetry and in murals, to show how they also function as sites of remediation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses some of the exigencies and potentialities of contemporary writing performed in but not entirely of an academic idiom. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 academic publishing satire poetry the Right Once upon a time...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the tragic reality of what we are faced with and the aesthetics of poetic composition? MA: In the composition of poetry, something that is very difficult to face is brought within the purview of language, into a zone of images...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... mentions had been accumulating in him for some time before the writing of this epistle. of the Bengali It had its antecedents in “the fact that for quite a few years, Realist and Marxist literary critics had been judging and analysing Rabindranath’s term aitihasik poetry and achievements...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
...- barty’s claim of an “intimate” historical link between fiction and Bengali political modernity, Chaudhuri reminds us on the contrary that poetry was the more influential genre in the literature of Bengali nationalism dur- ing the second half...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and conference “Race in Dig- ital Space,” and at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Santa Monica Museum of Art as part of the exhibition Freestyle. Tracie Morris is a multidisciplinary performance poet who has worked in theater, dance, music, and film and teaches performance poetry at Sarah Lawrence...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in Harlem and Havana Frank Guridy On April 22, 1930, Lalita Zamora, an Afro-Cuban woman in Havana, wrote a letter to Langston Hughes, the famous “Blues Poet” of the Har- lem Renaissance, to thank him for sending her copies of his poetry books. Zamora had met Hughes during his recent...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
... poverty or limitation in the political engagement of Palestinian poetry and narrative in the era of protest (1967– 82), others have found in it an example of what Barbara Harlow (1987), borrowing from Ghassan Kanafani, has called...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... certainly better than not having enough). Second, to borrow a phrase from someone else, it’s quite possible to be an “unoriginal genius”! That’s how Marjorie Perloff describes poetry content guru Kenneth Goldsmith, who once threatened to print out the entire Internet and who offers future content artistes...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., and on traditions of improvised and folk poetry in Arabic, such as zajal, maw- wal, and saj’, and the percussiveness and lyricism of Arab music.3 For example, Amal Eqeiq suggests that ’48 Palestinian hip hop is continuing in a tradition of ‘amudi, or social realist...