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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (3): 563–578.
Published: 01 July 1997
...Horst Ruthrof Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Horst Ruthrof Deleuze and the Body: Eluding Kafka s Little Death Sentence Gilles Deleuze has made a major contribution to the critique of conceptuality. Yet unlike Der­ rida, who treats concepts as formal and so rejects the very...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 531–546.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Peter Brooks In France, debate on the death penalty runs from the French Revolution until abolition in 1981. One of the more remarkable contributions to the debate is the novel by Victor Hugo, Le dernier jour d'un condamné [ The Last Day of a Man Sentenced to Death ], first published in 1829...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... execution in the United States in 1930), the public had to imagine, rather than witness directly, the death sentences carried out by its government. This essay argues that, in fact, the public did not imagine such concealed violence—that instead, one witnesses a narrative turn away from direct...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., the deterrent consequences of a sentence of death will outweigh the punishment's deleterious consequences from a utilitarian perspective; and so on. Yet, even the most cursory examination of the cultural, legal, and political roles of capital punishment as it is actually institutionalized...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sarah Lamble This article considers the state’s punitive response to the civil unrest that swept across England in August 2011. Surveying measures taken by police, courts, and politicians—including lengthy prison sentences, violent police raids, increased surveillance, and proposals for new benefit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 581–604.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Barnor Hesse The subtitle of this article comes from an interview with Denzel Washington in which he recalls rejecting the lead role in a movie about a man convicted of raping a white woman and facing a death sentence that could not be carried out because the executioners had trouble killing him...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 629–636.
Published: 01 July 2020
... is repeated in April when the sentence in announced that only condemns the members of the group for “abuse” and not for rape, and with even one vote from a judge who dared to say that there was enjoyment on all sides. The streets are dyed a feminist purple: a capillary feminism that reacts as a single body...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1957) 56 (4): 462–479.
Published: 01 October 1957
... or hazily adumbrated appositive, its so-called marathon, nonstop, or life sentences, perverse in syn­ tax and with little regard for reference of pronouns or other gram­ matical decencies, append clause to clause and phrase to phrase until the reader confused, hypnotized, immersed like one in slumber bound...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1952) 51 (4): 537–552.
Published: 01 October 1952
..., in the concluding sentence of an article about the kind of training that a writer should have, described what was evidently his professional ideal as instructors . . . who feel that a shout of appreciative excitement at a good phrase is worth more than a frown at a split infinitive. The mention of this final...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1952) 51 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 January 1952
... and methods to form its sentences; such patterns are learnt by assimilation and formal teaching among the language users. When we understand the meaning of such a sen­ tence as Coffee is eight cents higher this week, we understand the meaning because we understand both the words and the language pattern...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (4): 737–759.
Published: 01 October 1990
... takes (for the moment) the con­ cept narrative as a sign for unity and totality, he unfolds an image of his idea of poetic form as it would/might operate in a completable (which is not to say a unified ) longpoem: It is not that there is no narrative here (each sentence is a narrative, each line...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (2): 244–258.
Published: 01 April 1975
... and are included in a bundle of drafts labeled Notes dont tres vraisemblablement il n y a pas lieu de tirer parti4 Although many of these notes are dated 1836, the two essays unfortunately bear no specific dates. A sentence preceding his story about American political behavior hints, however...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1988) 87 (3): 551–570.
Published: 01 July 1988
.... It is the last sentence that clinches the character of these passages, for it is precisely such pronouncements that elevate the merely pleasurable or even the aes­ thetic to the plane of the moral that is to say, pose a prescription for the conduct of life. This passage is peculiarly reminiscent of the tenth...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 July 2008
... suggests that the sover- 450  Jennifer L. Culbert and Austin Sarat eign, who once played a central role in public executions, retires from the scene beginning in the eighteenth century when in the public’s eyes execu- tions came to resemble the acts of violence for which death sentences were being...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1944) 43 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 January 1944
... and found the following arms: 113,135 unfinished ordinary rifle barrels, 27,750 86 The South Atlantic Quarterly machine-gun barrels, 10,730 pistol barrels, 99 boxes of various mili­ tary equipment and parts, and 9,000 parts for Para-Bellum pistols. On December 11, 1925, Walter Bullerjahn was sentenced...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1945) 44 (2): 177–184.
Published: 01 April 1945
... to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. How that word encourage sets off the sentence and gives it bite under its seeming simplicity and innocence! In his Philosophical Letters, Voltaire wrote: An Englishman, like a free man, goes to Heaven by the road that pleases him. Here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1994) 93 (2): 333–344.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Linda Orr Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Linda Orr Celine, Jean Zay, and the Mutations of Hate specific sentence from Celine poses the messy problem of violence and writing. The sentence is Je vous Zay. Celine puns on the proper name Z-A-Y and the verb to hate so that one...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (4): 556–567.
Published: 01 October 1959
...: He must . . . quarry among disordered sequences of ideas, clumsy sentences, unfinished arguments, unexplained conclusions, undefined terms, am­ biguous phrases. Undergraduate, expert, works manager are turned into quarry slaves. The bad expositor is their master. Clearly, then, the problem goes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ). Dayan Joan (Colin) . 1995 . Haiti, History, and the Gods . Berkeley : University of California Press . Editorial Board . 2013 . “ Sentenced to a Slow Death .” New York Times , November 16 . www.google.com/#q=sentenced+to+a+slow+death+new+york+times . Glaberson William . 2009...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1967) 66 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 April 1967
..., if his loyalty is no longer suspect.) As for the review itself, I scarcely know where to begin comment­ ing on it. For the most part, the sentences do not appear to be written in meaningful English. For example, the reviewer writes : One de­ duces finally that by her pretentious term [Southern dream...