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Michael Ondaatje

Lee Spinks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066320
eISBN:
9781781703113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066320.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a comprehensive study of Michael Ondaatje's entire oeuvre. Starting from Ondaatje's beginnings as a poet, it offers an intensive account of each of his major publications, including The ... More


Photographic Insights: Ceremonial Ritual in Ghana and Togo

Brian Jeffery

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Photographer Brian Jeffery looks at the role of witness when documenting practitioners as part of sacred ceremonies and rituals. Perspectives are also shared on the subjectivity of visual ... More


In listening/in response

Marianne M. Kim

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 16 is a short essay by artist and performer Marianne M. Kim reflecting on her introduction to Flanders Crosby’s expansive research in West Africa and Cuba and her contribution to the Secrets ... More


Analytics of Credit Frictions and Market Freezes

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter reviews models that analyze frictions in loans extended by financial institutions and other lenders.1 Broadly speaking, these are models of credit frictions and market freezes. This ... More


Situating Frantz Fanon’s Account of Black Experience

Robert Bernasconi

in Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147750
eISBN:
9780231519670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147750.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Frantz Fanon’s existential phenomenological analysis of racism as a system. In 1952, Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, which became the defining text of what today is called the ... More


The Studio Resumes Production, 1922–1923

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After four months of idleness, the Ince studio was ready to begin operating again. Under the new contract, Ince's first release was in September 1922: Skin Deep. The story was inspired by the ... More


Frantz Fanon, the Pathologies of Freedom, and the Decolonization of Institutional Psychotherapy

Camille Robcis

in Disalienation: Politics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226777603
eISBN:
9780226777887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777887.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of psychiatry in the life and work of Frantz Fanon. It focuses on Fanon’s relationship to institutional psychotherapy which he discovered at the hospital of Saint-Alban ... More


Ghostly Forms: Race, Nation, and Genre in Frantz Fanon

in Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter explores the ghostly continuities between Fanon the Martinican-born psychiatrist and Fanon the anticolonial Algerian nationalist. It finds in both a common engagement with the ... More


Minority agency, experiences and reconstructed identities: how migrants negotiate racially stratifying systems

Ebun Joseph

in Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400.00013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Although racial stratification influences the outcomes of groups and their members, this chapter shows that it is not deterministic because individual migrants can and do express minority agency ... More


Colonial Love in Fanon and Moffatt

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains Frantz Fanon's reflections on the risks of interracial love in colonial contexts of racial inequality. Fanon's Black Skin, White Mask reports the situation of the black and ... More


In the Skin of a Lion

Lee Spinks

in Michael Ondaatje

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066320
eISBN:
9781781703113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066320.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ondaatje's second novel, In the Skin of a Lion, which marks the mature phase of his fiction and the rise in his literary profile. It identifies the reasons for this novel's ... More


Narrating the Secrets Under the Skin Installation

Jill Flanders Crosby

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 13 unpacks the process of creating the Secrets Under the Skin transdisciplinary art installation that preceded this book. It opens with a Ghanaian fieldwork story in the community of Nogokpo, ... More


The Artist’s Accidental Proof: The Palm Frond and the Wood Block

Susan Matthews

in Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the format and media of Matthews’ paintings, their intended content, and instances in which images had to be in interpreted in order to transcend the literal while preserving ... More


George Lamming

Mary Chamberlain

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

By the time George Lamming wrote In the Castle of My Skin, he was able to translate the fear, misery and violence he had witnessed into a sophisticated literary analysis of the complexities of ... More


The Werewolf, Inside and Out

Daniel Ogden

in The Werewolf in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198854319
eISBN:
9780191888601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854319.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Ancient werewolf thinking was strongly articulated in accordance with an axis between an inside and an outside, in three ways. First, the werewolf was often understood as a combination of an outer ... More


Lean Times to Revival: 1953–1970

Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom

in Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190635930
eISBN:
9780190635961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635930.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter explores the beginnings of the rediscovery of early jazz and blues musicians by a dedicated band of collector/scholars; Rudi Blesh and Harriet Jans’s research on early ragtime that led ... More


Pornography’s Play(ing) of Race

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 reads black women’s diverse performance of race play in contemporary American pornography, focusing on three sites of analysis. First, I discuss the performance of black female/white male ... More


Sleights of Hand, Black Skin, and the Redemption of Curzio Malaparte’s La pelle

Marisa Escolar

in Allied Encounters: The Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284504
eISBN:
9780823285945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284504.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes Curzio Malaparte’s La pelle (1949; The Skin), a graphic depiction of the interracial, sexual encounter between the hypersexual Buffalo soldiers and the local prostitutes on the ... More


Bourdieu and Fanon on Algeria

Roxanna Curto

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This essay examines how Bourdieu and Fanon’s views on colonialism and post-colonialism diverge and converge, focusing on their ideas about the revolutionary potential of the Algerian peasants, ... More


Identifying the differently humoured

Mark S. Dawson

in Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To trace the persistence of bodily discrimination based in humoralism, this chapter turns to advertisements for wanted persons. By the mid-eighteenth century not only English cities like Bristol and ... More


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