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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 612-620.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., through Édouard Glissant, I develop the idea of trans opacity that knows the constitutive power of the image while attending to its foreclosing violence. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 trans representation opacity References Blas Zach . 2013 . “Escaping the Face: Biometric...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 479-499.
Published: 01 July 2002
... the medium in visual art and by effectively reversing its priority: ‘‘To restore the identity of an art the opacity of its medium must 5 be emphasized In emphasizing opacity, it might seem that the avant-garde sets out to undermine the presumption that visual texts could ever...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 606-611.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., we will know each other in our unrecognizability. Being unrecognizable takes multiple forms and goes by many names. It means being nobodies for Gossett, imperceptibility for Deleuzians (Craw­ ford 2008: 140), and opacity for Stanley. It means radical transfeminism for Raha; the coalitional...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 21-42.
Published: 01 January 2018
... opacity of the system. To the exception of these works, other research ers apprehend the permit regime together with the Israeli system of identification (Kelly 2006; Abu-Zahra and Kay 2013; Tawil-Souri...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 441-448.
Published: 01 July 2002
... dis- course, transparency is an important issue because it goes together with accountability as a central tenet of democratic practice. Is it merely perverse, then, to stress ‘‘opacity’’ as an equally fundamental feature in examining the role of media? This collection of essays suggests not. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 595-610.
Published: 01 July 2015
... also an ideal of supreme safety emptied of the risks and opacities of the arbitrary. We know that at the root of the lib- eral project is not merely some benevolent invocation of the right of peoples to be governed by themselves but the fantasy of a permanent natural criterion on which to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 611-630.
Published: 01 July 2015
...) has recently reassessed Spinoza’s Eth- ics in light of how it might point ways forward for contemporary iterations of transindividuality. Vital to this rereading is the connection between the trans­individual basis of all desire and the opacity of the self. In Read’s (2012: 42–60) allusion to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 349-364.
Published: 01 April 2001
... gaze to which nothing is obscure, such fragments of opacity are shored against a seeing that would extinguish what it sees. Seeing comes to dominate the substantives that bracket it. Describing the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 501-517.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- 7 ernist trio, triad or trinity [is] readability-visibility-intelligibility For Certeau, this secular worldview and its metaphysics were the products of the deepening opacity or illegibility of the world emerging in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 115-128.
Published: 01 January 2013
... hidden layers of opacity or subterfuge”—unlike the cruder Manichaeanism of the settler colonialism that underpins Fanon’s perspective—necessitate subtler handling than Maoist strategy offers: “Violence may be good or bad, necessary or unneces- sary, but it is always crude” (Balagopal 2009). While...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 687-700.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Smith • Politics of the Street  691 needed in the face of historical opacity, before the sudden buckling in the temporal order of things. To the inherited figure of the party as organized around its capacity for theoretical and strategic analysis, on the basis of which a revolutionary map and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 543-574.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- sessed a certain opacity and did not fully coincide with thought’s own power. Tseng 2002.1.30 18:38 Certeau and Foucault 551 In modernity this ‘‘positivity’’ is canceled. Thought is nothing other than...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 37-54.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the other, . . . it is closed in a total opacity. Animal captivation and the openness of the world thus seem related to one another as are negative and positive theology, and their relationship is as ambiguous as the one which simultaneously opposes and binds in a secret...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (2): 409-428.
Published: 01 April 2006
.../related/2387690942–0.pdf (both accessed September 21, 2005). 23 Kellerman biography, Powerhouse Museum Sydney, www.powerhousemuseum.com/ opac/2000–66.asp (accessed September 21, 2005). 24 Emily Gibson, interviewed on The Sports Factor (Mick O’Regan), ABC Radio National, May 27, 2005...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 477-496.
Published: 01 July 2012
....­ Pleasure’s opacity repre- sents both a problem and, from a different vantage, a tactical solution. Of course, the notion of a political solution is one of the persistent chi- meras that Foucault’s redescription of power aimed to displace (much to the annoyance of readers seeking blueprints for...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 625-640.
Published: 01 October 2013
... overcome the opacity of the symbol, theology draws us near to it and into its meanings, its agonies, and its ecstasies. Theology worked out on apophasis eschews easy harmoniza­ tions, questions every similarity and dissimilarity even as it holds these in creative tension, and resists simple closure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 743-759.
Published: 01 October 2014
... centralization, opacity, authoritarianism, and so forth. From this opposition of virtues and vices the requisite concluding move affirms that “a communist party is necessary because neither capitalist nor mass spontaneity imma- nently produce a proletarian revolution that ends the exploitation and oppres...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 101-119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Hanson • The Future’s Eve 115 fetishism and racial oppression is obvious or even evident in such a case, that the political neatly determines the erotic, which admits of no supple- ment, no opacity, no resistance to reading. Ironically, this is how we use social constructionism to deny someone...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2000) 99 (4): 629-668.
Published: 01 October 2000
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 43-64.
Published: 01 January 2018
... arbitrary. Indeed, it is opacity that is consistent. After being denied a permit to enter Jerusalem, Leila, a twenty-five-year-old employee of a local NGO, explained: “Permits are another way to strangle us, to rule us and make life so awful we will leave permanently.” The interminable waits and...