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South Atlantic Quarterly (1958) 57 (2): 281–282.
Published: 01 April 1958
...E. Malcolm Carroll Unheard Witness . By Hanfstängl Ernst . Philadelphia : J. P. Lippincott Company , 1957 . Pp. 317 . $4.95 . Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 Book Reviews 281 presented, insufficient to warrant the conclusions drawn. This is of little consequence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1970) 69 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 April 1970
...Peter L. Irvine Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 The Witness Point of View in Fiction Peter L. Irvine One of the most effective narrative devices in fiction is that of the witness, the person who is enabled to grow to maturity because of his absorption in the fortunes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (4): 467–476.
Published: 01 October 1971
...Louis Hasley Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 The Hamlet of Peter De Vries: To Wit or Not to Wit Louis Hasley How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood? Something made me think of that childhood tongue teaser when I began considering the role of wit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 165–186.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Jean-Philippe Deranty Much of twentieth-century continental philosophy has defined its task as “witnessing the inhuman.” With this is meant, first of all, a critical diagnostic aiming to uncover the nihilism that brought the modern world into the abyss. The philosophical side of this critique...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1953) 52 (2): 312–313.
Published: 01 April 1953
.... The Restoration Comedy of Wit. By Thomas H. Fujimura. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Pp. ix, 232. $4.00. One is not to be put off by the author s name, for his style is ad­ mirable if only there had been a friend to save him from the barbarous phrase wit comedy. Nor is this just another book about...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 195–204.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Ahmed Veriava This essay sets out a reflection on the 2015/2016 FMF revolt at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) and develops in relation to two intertwined arguments. Firstly, I focus in on the wide-ranging transformation catalyzed by the FMF movement. In this respect I show that while the FMF...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1955) 54 (1): 166.
Published: 01 January 1955
...Robert H. Woody Franklin’s Wit & Folly: The Bagatelles . By Amacher Richard E. . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 1953 . Pp. xiv , 188 . $4.00 . Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 166 The South Atlantic Quarterly richest human being. She had the wit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1945) 44 (2): 170–176.
Published: 01 April 1945
...James Paul Brawner Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THOREAU AS WIT AND HUMORIST JAMES PAUL BRAWNER ONE OF THE most unaccountable judgments in the history of American literary criticism is that of James Russell Lowell on Henry Thoreau: He had no humor. Lowell did not elaborate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (1): 132.
Published: 01 January 1976
...Benjamin Boyce The Providence of Wit: Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts . By Battestin Martin C. . Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1974 . Pp. x , 331 . $29.95 . Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 BO-OKS The Providence of Wit: Aspects of Form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1962) 61 (3): 426–427.
Published: 01 July 1962
...Jackson I. Cope The Proper Wit of Poetry . By Williamson George . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1961 . Pp. 136 . $4.00 . Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 426 The South Atlantic Quarterly The Proper Wit of Poetry. By George Williamson. Chicago...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1964) 63 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 January 1964
...Richard E. Quaintance, Jr. Enthusiast in Wit: A Portrait of John Wilmot Earl of Rochester 1647-1680 . By de Sola Pinto Vivian . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 1962 . Pp. xxii , 246 . $5.50 . Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 136 The South Atlantic...
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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 (2023) 122 (1): 157–170.
Published: 01 January 2023
... gift but one capable of destituting the gift‐debt system. Drawing from Giorgio Agamben's theorization of the witness, the final section shows how the subjective structure of martyrdom is that of the witness insofar as a gesturality occurs in it that takes the form of a desubjectification...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (2): 339–359.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to cultivate, or are enfolded into new terrain and those who remain, bear witness to changing or obdurate conditions in place, with each position remaining somewhat peripheral and independent upon each other. a.t.simone@sheffield.ac.uk Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Fundamental...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 729–745.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Rhon Teruelle As a result of George Floyd's senseless killing, countless individuals took to the streets to protest. Coinciding with the protests, a number of police whistleblowers utilized social media to speak out about the transgressions and brutality that they had witnessed firsthand...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., for they inquire about our condition or way of being at this moment. The subject areas of the essays vary widely. Several essays focus on the legitimacy of the state's violence; others ask how legitimacy as a concept may be applied to acts of violence at all. The demands of witnessing this violence are also...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Gulpilil Dalaithngu), a young Yolngu man living one thousand years ago, who is in love with his elder brother's youngest wife. To correct Dayindi's “wrong feelings,” his brother tells him another story that we also witness in the film, this one set tens of thousands of years in the ancient past. The essay...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to make history and to his keen interest in challenging complacency and narrow-minded nationalism, which proved detrimental to the betterment of the lives of Sudanese people, a reality that continues even now, as we witness debates on secession, ethnic cleansing, marginality, and charges of genocide. ©...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 765–790.
Published: 01 October 2010
... and character of the early Christians. Foregrounding the political and no less than theological entailments of witness that emerge from Acts, we suggest that Luke's account insinuates not only the impossibility of abstracting Christianity from the specific shape of the lives of the people who enact...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 813–829.
Published: 01 October 2011
... and foremost offering an ethics of mourning and a poetics of remembrance, where the death scene is made the literal representation of the in absentia remains of a model diaspora. The death scenes perform the function of witnessing the otherwise uncataloged lives of a specific migrant community she writes about...