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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 898–910.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and Britain and how those past colonial conflicts, and, in turn, the imposition of linguistic dominations, inform current difficulties around decolonization, nationhood, and Indigenous liberation. A G A I N S T the D A Y Shady Hafez How to Buy a Coffee in a Settler State: Language and Refusal in Kitigan Zibi...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (2-3): 529–534.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Necmi Zeka 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Necmi Zeka A Prisoner of Language: The Strange Case of Modern Turkish Poetry Icame to Istanbul to look at the past, not at the future—since the latter doesn’t exist here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 423–445.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Marie-Claire Vallois Marie-Claire Vallois Gendering the Revolution: Language, Politics, and the Birth of a Nation (1789–1795) Under the Convention, the imaginary body...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Gregson Davis This essay revisits the vexed question of Aimé Césaire's poetics in relation to the choice of the language and style of his signature prose-poem, Cahier d'un retour au pays natal . It seeks to reframe the issue in terms of the ancient Greco-Roman concept of “levels of style...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 339–356.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Stephanie Li In the 1997 essay “Home,” Toni Morrison explores her attempt to create “race-specific, race-free language,” asking “How to enunciate race while depriving it of its lethal cling?” I propose that Morrison's conception of language that encodes race without racism represents a new way...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 849–865.
Published: 01 October 2011
... have been thwarted by a number of discursive conditions. Many women's accounts of miscarriage attest to the absence of familiar language that is specific to the contours of this experience of loss. In its place is language appropriate to the death scene, the language of failure, or the explicit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 221–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Sandra Silberstein Language carries with it discursive genealogies and prior texts. Bakhtin notes the dialogism of language: every utterance presupposes a prior one. This assumption of shared knowledge is not always productive. The mere raising of contested topics can invoke highly unflattering...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 91–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
... energy, and a speculative subject, a being who is preyed upon by its own accumulation of energy and that is ultimately disfigured and expended by it. I argue that solarity arises in Bataille’s writing as an aesthetic operation per se. He invokes a mythological language to dismantle the scientific...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 707–725.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Giso Amendola In the struggles against neoliberalism, it is difficult to reconcile the language of instituent practices and the language of revolution, the transformation of the present in its totality. This difficult link also raises the problem of law. The production of commons is interpreted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 411–430.
Published: 01 April 2010
... addresses Augustine's preoccupation in the Confessions with the relationship between language and thought, between the technical “death,” or “dying,” of language. In Augustine's Confessions considerable heft is assigned to the word and, in key moments, to the syllable, and this essay traces, shall we say...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... representation of the death penalty. Tracing this suppression, it proposes that the euphemistic, elided language that comes to describe executions constitutes the birth of a cultural secret. In positing the secret not simply as a theme in literature but as a literary form, the essay shows how it shapes two works...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 671–685.
Published: 01 October 2014
... retreat since the 1980s in the fields of knowledge production. Theory’s impulse toward the politicization of knowledge, the immanent critique of the university, and its inherent globality, the fact that theory has long provided a common language beyond the regime of national language, has been the target...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 599–615.
Published: 01 July 2018
... violences enacted in the spaces between the civil and the savage, the beast and the human. The recent ascendancy of object-oriented theory within videogame studies along with the object-oriented coding languages used to construct those games raises questions about structures, systems, and sovereignty...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 721–756.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Robert Hullot-Kentor “The essay as form,” Adorno (1984: 160) writes in The Authoritarian Personality , seeks to understand concepts as they “are already unconsciously named in language.” This is not exactly philology since it is only in pressing the given meanings further than their given sense...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 811–832.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . It first seeks to spatialize temporal logics like contradiction through the Hegelian concept of “material contradiction,” which is outside of time, language, and consciousness. It then tries to ponder the built environment as composed of overlapping material contradictions, multiple sites of praxes—past...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (2): 279–283.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., the subtext of the drawings is how the artist’s relationship with time is also measured by her style of communication. Kim uses American Sign Language and asks questions in a written form using an iPhone on a daily basis as she goes about her chores. “Crip time” is thus also punctuated by the pauses...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... clearly articulated demands of the state. This contrasted sharply with much of the black political commentary on Ferguson, which thought about these events in the still intelligible language of liberal-democratic redress: increased black electoral participation, more black elected officials in local...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 535–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... on an investigation of the conditions and activities of independent cultural producers and drawing from the tradition of workers' inquiry, addresses, among other issues, the spatial organization of the creative labor process, the language used by workers to describe relations between life and work, and various forms...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 715–725.
Published: 01 October 2016
...David Faflik However much he might be identified with cultural and postcolonial studies, Stuart Hall has imparted to students from a range of interdisciplines a means of interpretation that is rooted, at last, in metaphor. Hall's writing made imaginative use of language for reasons other than...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 653–676.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Elizabeth A. Castelli Several European philosophers have in recent years turned to the letters of Paul in search of a language to address the question of the political in the contemporary moment. Their question is how to mine the intellectual traditions of the West for resources to remake politics...