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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 901–915.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Bruce Buchan This paper explores the figurative significance of Niccolò Machiavelli's lurid account in The Prince of the death scene of Remirro de Orco in Cesena in 1502. This death scene represents a fundamental challenge to the ancient metaphor of the body politic whose health consisted in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 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 the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... overestimates our ability to answer the question, who are the real political animals? Through a reading of Hannah Arendt's critique of human rights, the essay argues that the traditional assumption that political status is available only to human beings relies on the totalizing power of metaphor to confuse...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 July 2011
... indexical realism faces its obsolescence. However, the film provides a new representational metaphor through both its name and its depiction of three-dimensionality, namely, Plato's chora . The chora 's significance as a metaphysical figure—an unintelligible space that gives form to matter—erupts in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 267–289.
Published: 01 April 2018
... regimes in controlling Europe’s borders. These developments have prompted a revival of the image of the “fortress” in critical accounts of the European border regime. Building on existing criticisms of the metaphorical Fortress Europe, this article proposes an alternative political imaginary of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2002) 101 (3): 659–672.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., celebrating the artifacts of technology as means of salvation also promises a paradise of transparency—without mediation and delay. But the metaphors that restrict the ersatz world of technical media to bodily...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2001) 100 (2): 543–574.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Mysticism, in this second sense, is the thought of the passage of meta- 6516 THE SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY 100:2 / sheet 228 of 284 phor: of how ‘‘what is’’ doubles itself to become meaningful, representable, or figured. Metaphor is the thought of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2013) 112 (3): 507–527.
Published: 01 July 2013
... . Cazeaux Clive . 2007 . Metaphor and Continental Philosophy: From Kant to Derrida . New York : Routledge . doi:10.4324/9780203326831 . Chandler Nahum Dimitri . 2000 . “ Originary Displacement .” Boundary 2 27 , no. 3 : 249 – 86 . doi:10.1215/01903659-27-3-249 . de Certeau...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 417–418.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Corrie Award for Courage in the Teaching of Writing. Dušan I. Bjelić is a professor in the Department of Criminology at the Uni- versity of Southern Maine at Portland. He is coeditor, with Obrad Savić, of Balkan as Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation (MIT Press, 2002) and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2013) 112 (3): 586–588.
Published: 01 July 2013
... contributed a chapter to Black Intersectionalities (2013). She has two new books in the Phi- losophy and Race series: Habitations of the Veil: Metaphor and the Poetics of Black Being (2013), a study of philosophical metaphors in African American literature, and Retrieving the Human: Reading Paul Gilroy...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 447–463.
Published: 01 April 2011
... scholar Steven Winter explains: “The law as narrative metaphor fails either to ground or to account for the operation of the legal system. Those who understand law and other social meanings as grounded only and entirely in narrative face a problem of circularity: How do differ- ent members of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 July 2007
... and colonized was a not insignificant problem for colonial governance in the Dutch East Indies.8 Jonathan Goldberg excavated a similar dynamic in the Spanish conquest of Panama.9 Siobhan Somerville established the centrality of racial metaphors and analogies in the medicalization of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2004) 103 (4): 813–816.
Published: 01 October 2004
... sensations (scratch) disused minds’ excavation metaphor (matter for thought) play-words armoured toys (cut killer lines) brain slam-dunk (junk-yard punk bard) WORD-cry centralise intelligence create cretinous populace dry-eye-cry in white-wallet wash dopest flow-streams at the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2004) 103 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 January 2004
... repeated in Hopper’s work, but has its metaphorical inception, I think, in the early painting remarked on above.To look is the act that we and they at whom we look are required to perform, and it is this act that is reimagined in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 599–613.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Muñoz describes Vaginal Davis achieving through performative disidentification with normative formations of “gay”: Davis, Muñoz writes, “clears out a space, deterritorializing it and then reoc- cupying it with queer and black bodies.”11 Muñoz’s hopeful metaphor of space-clearing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 July 2011
... worry, you have your cell and are welcome to phone back with updates to your situation. So much for safety, cellular or otherwise. No matter whether the other person answers the phone, cellular technology is remarkable for the way it proliferates the metaphoric sites of desire...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2006) 105 (1): 109–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
... prefer. —Immanuel Wallerstein, ‘‘America and the World: The Twin Towers as Metaphor in The Decline of American Power The enemy is terrorism—premeditated, politically motivated violence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2002) 101 (1): 133–169.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of Davidson’s substantive positions on intention, agency, representation, metaphor, mental causation, psychological states, and so forth. Morris, in other words, uses his blind drawings to find ways to depict the structure of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2001) 100 (2): 365–379.
Published: 01 April 2001
... (the past) by refusing its status as lost within its discourse. The figure of the cannibal, originally a metaphor for the necrological work of historiography, thus returns in Cer- teau’s texts in the place of the New...