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Dennitza Gabrakova

strategically psychoanalytic access to such wound, as elaborated by Ukai in Chapter 2, one can also think of the archipelagic dimension as echoing “[Goethe’s] idea that the cultural life of the nation is ‘unconsciously’ lived,” and therefore, in Bhabha’s estimation “there may be a sense in which world

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Dennitza Gabrakova

homogenized postwar Japan divided between the recognition of itself in the reflections of the peripheral islands and a sense of superiority. On these islands the motif of reproductive sexuality reemerges, this time in response to questions of sustaining the life of a political community. According to

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Dennitza Gabrakova

devoted to the cult of the sword and the top prestige of the warrior” writes Benedict, 5 negatively embedding The Chrysanthemum and the Sword within a structural incongruence. The wartime realities that motivated this study of the U.S. enemy are abstracted in the “cult of the sword” and refracted in

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Amy Schwartzott

deconstructing Mozambican history. The visual power of TAE artworks engages viewers to remember the violence and destruction of Mozambique’s extended history of war, representing the continuation of the life of a weapon through its reincarnation. TAE ’s purposeful destruction and transformation of recycled

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Mariangela Palladino

being, of the individual posited as consciousness and movement … next to the organ of speech, it is the hand most of all by which a man manifests and actualizes himself. It is the living artificer of his fortune. We may say of the hand that it is what a man does , for in it, as the active organ of

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Ana Margarida Fonseca

a biologist working in rural areas in close contact with traditional habits and beliefs. While his professional life enabled him to maintain direct contact with remote populations throughout the country, his childhood in Beira 2 constituted the first immersion in the cultural diversity of

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Julin Everett

by European powers. Rather, he notes, far from displaying a desperate need for European intervention, black Africans living during the period following the end of the slave trade saw various developments which allowed for cultural, political and economic revolutions. In the latter part of the 19th

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Julin Everett

: Principles of Life and Living . By way of a proverb, Fu-Kiau illustrates the importance of the woman in Kongo culture: As long as there is a female “shoot” within the community, it cannot be annihilated. The presence of a female in the community is the symbol of continuity of life in that community, and

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Passages à l’acte: Political and Textual Violence in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures

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Julin Everett

abnormality and impotence. Todorov clearly suggests that the riots were a reaction to sexual impotence in young “Muslim” men living in France. Finally, he fails to see this same sexual dysfunction in some French politicians and in members of French law enforcement who he implies are by default non-Muslim. As

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Julian Meyrick

into the fabric of our life … crucial to our national and personal sense of identity” (Australia: 2) was given a Charter of Cultural Rights and a dedicated minister at Cabinet level. Yet by further reducing the ‘arm’s-length’ relationship with the Australia Council, and insisting that cultural policy