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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (1): 235–262.
Published: 01 January 2003
...James Chandler 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 James Chandler About Loss: W. G. Sebald’s Romantic Art of Memory All the new thinking is about loss So wrote...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 483–504.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of contemporary racial politics as the politicization of white grievance. I draw on the notion that the political imagination of white citizens has not been shaped by loss to argue that in moments when white privilege is in crisis because white dominance is threatened, white grievance is mobilized politically...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (4): 741–753.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Ulrich Baer Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Ulrich Baer Contemporary Holocaust Images: The Landscape of Loss and the Limits of the Photograph When the morning light comes up Who knows what suffering midnight was? Proof is what I do not need. Brendan Kennelly, Proof...
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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 (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... forces animate black literary and critical texts that are positioned, by will or by force, outside or against the contemporary black canon? I address these questions through analyses of two divergent narratives of the civil rights era loss of black leadership. I contend that this loss—marked most...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 505–527.
Published: 01 July 2010
... in Nigeria. Postcolonial modernism, the essay argues, refers to a set of formal and critical attitudes adopted by African and black artists at the dawn of political independence as a countermeasure against the threat of loss of self in the maelstrom unleashed by Western cultural imperialism and its aftermath...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 529–538.
Published: 01 April 2011
... themselves suppressed public support for public funding by touting privatization measures as significant solutions, though these represented only marginal revenue increases. The media was largely indifferent to faculty and staff protests about loss of pay and cuts to education but showed surprising sympathy...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 795–811.
Published: 01 October 2011
... debates continue over the embryo's status as life, new forms of disposition practices such as compassionate transfer are developing in response to the emotional experience of embryo loss. As a death scene in progress, we take the measure of its fabrication, considering its form, significance, and legal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 549–562.
Published: 01 July 2012
... articulation of the “fear” underlying the loss of human autonomy as a political problem, including the ways in which Foucault’s efforts to theorize resistance and the refusal of normative structures of social organization are still forceful or remain inadequate. Many of these authors are concerned...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 847–856.
Published: 01 October 2012
... with other antibase struggles in challenging the loss of sovereignty over occupied land, in demanding fundamental democratic rights, and in opposing unchecked government power and the archaic vestiges of colonialism on which all extraterritorial bases rely. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 A G A I N S...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Kai M. Green While many believe in and reproduce the narrative of the great black hope, and mourn the losses of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X as the fallen kings who possessed the vision for a new black world, there have always been those who have challenged this. In Charisma...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 145–161.
Published: 01 January 2017
... widely shared experiences of natural systems, the global impact of climate change, and the acute emotional response people feel to the loss or change of ecosystems. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 climate change environmental aesthetics ecoacoustic acoustic ecology soundscape...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (2): 407–416.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Amy Krauss This essay considers abortion politics as a struggle over our collective conditions of life and death. It brings the perspectives of feminist acompañantes in Mexico City and Xalapa, Veracruz, to bear on critical questions about forms of life, loss, care, and time. Although abortion...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 884–892.
Published: 01 October 2017
... the border territory, small humanitarian relief groups conduct stopgap efforts to mitigate the loss of life in the remote borderlands wilderness. Yet after a decade of emergency relief work with the most provisional of infrastructure, the border crisis increasingly leans toward the indefinite production...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2018
... mobility, is a heavily marked category, objectified and subject to calculation and control, on one hand, and uncertainty and loss of control, on the other. In the prevailing “economy of suspended rights” for Palestinians, where autonomy over the body’s movements through space is severely curtailed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 351–365.
Published: 01 April 2016
... through the lenses of return, loss, and repair. Ethnography, like illness, has a rhythm, and it is this shared, distorted meter that the essay follows. Life—filling up and emptying out between past and present—is precisely the object here. Chronic illness acts as a temporal threshold through which life...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 757–771.
Published: 01 October 2018
... but at the expense of the superego, in theory the developmental heir to id energy and moral adversary of the ego. The superego, in this view, is what creates the kind of inner psychic tension of which Adorno was constantly bemoaning the loss. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Adorno psychoanalysis...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 615–641.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of melancholia, on literary readings, disability studies, and understandings of loss, in this article I make an argument for exploring feelings of chronic pain and the temporal dislocations of grief as a way forward, remembering what has irretrievably happened in the hopes of making a transformative future. I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1989) 88 (4): 961–991.
Published: 01 October 1989
... as a sign for his own vulnerability and mor­ tality, is repeated in a second letter to Jones, dated 8 February 1920: You know of the misfortune that has befallen me. It is depressing indeed, a loss to be forgotten. . . . Now I may be declining in power of thought and expression, why not? Everyone is liable...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 365–379.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., in Certeau, a melancholic masculine subject of historiography at the end of modernity, one whose loss is cannibalistically encrypted as the loss of (the/an)other man...