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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (1): 7–62.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Kim H. Kowalke 2005 by Kim H. Kowalke 2005 Kim H. Kowalke Seven Degrees of Separation: Music, Text, Image, and Gesture in The Seven Deadly Sins For Giselher Schubert on his sixtieth birthday I So let us invite all the sister arts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 551–566.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Mel Y. Chen This essay considers the possibilities of an embodied archive of political agitation through an expanded notion of gesture. It weaves a set of infrequently attested relations in productive comparison: the political gestures of resistance, the embodiment of disability, the expansion...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 617–648.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., and potentially ruptures the scales of the empirical. Privileging performativity, gesture, resonance, and metaphor over the authority and purported veridicality of Western empirical science, the poetics of black feminism investigated here is instructive for a general theory of representation. References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 81–94.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., the article posits the AKM as a short-lived exception, due to its construction process as a palimpsest, its potentially participatory stage design, and the temporary radical democratic gesture on its facade that emerged during the Gezi resistance. Detailing the vicious circle of building and demolishing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 285–304.
Published: 01 April 2009
... cogito but also the Cartesian elevation of abstraction over the senses. In contrast, Kristeva's and Žižek's local histories are expressed through disidentification and self-Orientalization as a constitutive gesture of subaltern intellectual labor. Instead of exploring geopolitical ambiguity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 July 2011
... on which earlier horror films were predicated. In one way, these films gesture to Jean Baudrillard's idea of “the transparency of evil,” in that they depict the collapse between the speaking self and the technologies of monstrosity against which the self might be defined. In another way, though, the films...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 933–948.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Rebecca Scott Bray When her exhibition “Operativo” opened at New York's Y Gallery, in July 2008, Mexican artist Teresa Margolles said, “Everyone dies but not everyone is murdered. I want people to recognize that.” Ostensibly, with this call for recognition, Margolles simultaneously gestures toward...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 347–357.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., but emancipatory rhetoric, too, has tended to cede to sentimental gesture and gesticulation, even though it benefits from the backwind of the disasters that were wrought by the Washington consensus. Moreover, the aggressive neoliberal discourse of the 1980s and 1990s conjured up a revival of nineteenth-century...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2005
... (the assassinated Agamemnon) has been avenged. The poverty of words when compared with deeds or gestures is a cen- tral theme, almost an obsession, for Elektra 1 throughout...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 January 2005
... mainstream. Ballet in nineteenth-century Paris also provides new insights to ques- tions that have become central to musicology, in particular issues of musical 5 ‘‘meaning’’ and representation. The musical and gestural space between the often diegetic, patterned dance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
... constituted in the polis. In what is now a characteris- tic gesture, he wishes to foreground the dire consequences of the zoē-bios distinction for the life that is naked or bare, the latter understood in terms of its complete exposure to sovereign action. Like Arendt’s concept of a human being...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 435–449.
Published: 01 July 2004
... rolled past. The Serb police turned us back with a swear-word and a universal gesture. Skirting round the position through scrubby fields to the west gave a clearer vantage point. Smoke could be seen rising from Mijalic, the next vil- lage, which locals said had been completely torched...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 613–624.
Published: 01 October 2013
... subjects and the negotiations of manhood in America. This essay wanders around other sites not limited to the United States that have, as it were, a couple of basic questions at their entrance: What do (modern) men long for? What do they seek after? By noting such questions, I am not gesturing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 501–521.
Published: 01 July 2004
... God of Mercy and Love—one opposes the Jewish rigorous Jus- tice and the Christian Mercy, the inexplicable gesture of undeserved par- don: we, humans, were born in sin, we cannot ever repay our debts and redeem ourselves through our own acts—our only salvation lies in God’s Mercy, in His supreme...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 555–572.
Published: 01 July 2002
...- conceptualism of Jeff Wall. To introduce Wall’s art in the context of debates about the revival of aesthet- ics might be judged a perverse gesture, since his practice has been credited with making photo-conceptualism an authoritative force in contemporary art. Both the artist and critics of his oeuvre...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 July 2002
... gesture? Given what Derrida says about idiom, we might say that while Richter may promise to paint a photograph—as opposed to painting photographi- cally—he can only do so by enacting a strategy of quotation. Samuel Weber would call this gesture a citation of photography as opposed to a direct tran...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 670–679.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in Gaza. This, I am sure, was intended as a gesture of solidarity with Israel and as an act of rec- ognition for Palestinians, affirming their lives as valuable. The problem with these comments was not that the rabbi ignored the asymmetry in the number of casualties on both sides. A war between...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 11–32.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to nothing, would just be very detrimental to all of our mental health. 13 I am struck by a doubled gesture that travels across this collection of images and video. For what is the way forward of those time scales that Edward speaks of? What is the forethought that Edward maps into a temporality of the now...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 145–161.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... The musical score for Syntax of Snow (Burtner 2010) for snow and bells offers the performer and listener a way to connect environmental change and music through the intricate performance of musical snow. Musi- cal notes couple with invented graphic symbols describing specific gestures performed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 January 2002
... and non-Western cultures: the critic makes a gesture toward Western theory, but only in such a way as to advance the point that such theory is inadequate...