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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 April 2005
...José Luis Villacañas Berlanga 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Rachel Price José Luis Villacañas Berlanga The Nomos of the Earth and the Scandal of Kant: Commentaries on Carl Schmitt’s Book This is the reality of our spiritual...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... toward reconsideration of the death drive, not just how it is projected on gay men or directed at them but also how it is uniquely embodied and celebrated by them. The title of Lee Edelman's book No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive about sums it up, but Leo Bersani's work in Intimacies and Tim...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 481–488.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Stephanie McCurry The article reprises the main arguments of McCurry’s 2010 book Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South : the nature of the Confederate project; the terrible reckoning—including with its own people—that came to the new nation with war; and the radically...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 789–798.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Bruce Robbins Fredric Jameson’s latest book, Allegory and Ideology (2019), returns to the provocative proposition that he floated in The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (1981): that humankind’s cultural past is only available to us today if we believe that “the human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 37–54.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay examines the way in which Giorgio Agamben's work is marked by a persistent inquiry into that space where what appears as one thing is in fact two. This dynamic characterizes his “state of exception” as well as the notion of “messianic time” central to his book on the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 145–163.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Adrian Mackenzie This essay analyzes a genre of self-improvement literature based on scientific models of animal behavior and neurophysiology. Popular science books such as Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking , by Malcolm Gladwell, or Mind Wide Open: Why You Are What You Think , by Steven...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 402–411.
Published: 01 April 2012
... especially on her book The Broken Middle , it argues that British universities are properly speaking neither “public” nor “private,” but part of an equivocal yet necessary social “middle,” a “middle” without which society would be left bereft of true education and culture. © 2012 Duke University Press...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Gerard Aching In The Wretched of the Earth , Frantz Fanon intimates to the reader that including his psychiatric notes in the book might be considered “out of place or untimely” for the cause of political decolonization that he advocates in it. This essay examines the theoretical implications of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 549–566.
Published: 01 July 2020
... 1980, was open for use by anyone willing to learn to maintain and operate the equipment, which was considered social property. It was the site of production of thousands of leftist books, pamphlets, posters, and flyers over the course of the 1970s. In her text, Lorraine Perlman describes her time with...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 799–809.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Alexander R. Galloway In his 1981 book, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act , Fredric Jameson elaborated an influential position on ideology and critique. Jameson stressed the priority of political interpretation, arguing that “the political interpretation of literary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 January 2019
... epistemological paradigms that foreclosed the possibility for indigenous intellectual integration. This essay focuses on the way in which the university’s insistence on the conclusion of the academic program (curriculum-time), the need to balance university financial books (capitalist-time), and the obsession...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 791–813.
Published: 01 October 2018
... variables on the F-scale or the classification of types, but on an underdeveloped concept of the authoritarian family, is made even more plausible by a careful look at one of the book’s other authors, Else Frenkel-Brunswik. This article amplifies Frenkel-Brunswik’s voice, and her other research efforts, in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 771–778.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and affective frames of contemporary homonormativity. The essay explores these ideas through two examples of engagements with past public toilet spaces. The first example is Tearoom , a film (2007) and accompanying book (2008) by William E. Jones, which presents footage from covert police surveillance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 January 2008
... practicality, a relational ontology is proposed as an alternative. The essay centers on Agamben's discussion of the animal and the Jew in the context of his books The Open and Homo Sacer . © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Andrew Benjamin Particularity and Exceptions: On Jews and Animals...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 735–754.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the present and future of feminist theory. The first of these frames the Dialectic as a utopian manifesto; the second poses it as a vanishing mediator; the third casts the contrast between Firestone's Dialectic and her second book, Airless Spaces (1998), as an allegory of the present; and the fourth...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Ripper in Guy Debord and Jorn's book Mémoires . The second half of the essay argues that one of Debord's sources, Baudelaire's prose poem “Solitude,” presents a concept—“insinuation”—that offers a model for rethinking détournement as something other than the masculinized overcoming of spectacular...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 265–267.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 2006 Notes on Contributors wendell berry is a Kentucky farmer and author of more than thirty books, including, most recently, In the Presence of Fear: Three Essays for a Changed World. michael bérubé teaches literature and cultural studies at Penn State Uni- versity. His books include...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 2016
... comparative literature at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of three books of poetry and three books of cultural history and theory. His new book of poetry, Red Epic, is just published from Commune Editions; Riot. Strike. Riot, a book on the political economy of riot, is...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (4): 791–792.
Published: 01 October 2005
... the novel. He is the author of Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804 (1999), and his book Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language is forthcom- ing from Princeton University Press. bruno bosteels is associate professor in the Department of Romance Studies at...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 445–446.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 2008 Notes on Contributors David F. Bell is a professor of French at Duke University, where he is also senior associate dean of the Graduate School. He writes on literature and technology and has recently published a book on speed in France in the first half of the nineteenth century...