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Ethnic Studies Review. 2003; 26129–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2003.26.1.29
Published: 01 January 2003
...Özlem Görey This article considers Alice Walker's novel By the Light of My Father's Smile in the light of the theories of French feminist Luce Irigaray. It concentrates particularly on the redefinition of love through the creation of a maternal genealogy. It explores how the severe punishment of...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 39-401155–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.39-40.1.155
Published: 01 January 2018
... in- spected like specimens under glass. My mother prepared us. As she marched us down our front stairs, she would say what our smiles were on tiptoe to hear, Come on, children, let s go out and drive the white folks crazy. 10 West s understated style accomplishes something she lets the reader know...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2017; 37-381107–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2017.37_38.1.107
Published: 01 January 2017
... to be independent and does not know her place. This threat is quickly softened with the casting of Shirley Temple and her box office topping screen persona of innocence and her sugary smile. Philadelphia adopts the role of surrogate wife to her father when she attempts to put together a proper home...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2012; 3511–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2012.35.1.1
Published: 01 January 2012
... to Obama as a Muslim. Yet during the 2012 campaign stop in Florida, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum smiled and nodded as a woman in the audience told him, "1 never refer to Obama as President Obama because legally he is not [pres­ ident] He is an avowed Muslim and my question is, why isn't...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 341185–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.185
Published: 01 January 2011
... , like a cherry blossom smiling softly in the Spring moon­ light" (36) . Few Japanese would have called themselves "Oriental" un­ less they were indoctrinated in the discourse of Western imperialism, which clearly points to Noguchi ' s performative technique of writing. With her expressions, Morning...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 341135–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.135
Published: 01 January 2011
... the soul of a slave, but from his white father he inherits a "proud spirit" (7). Here, Moore ' s conflict is not simply a social, familial, or personal one-it is a struggle cast in spiritual light. Penelope Bullock notes that this example is one of many. In her seminal essay, "The Treatment of the...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2006; 29122–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2006.29.1.22
Published: 01 January 2006
... cunously or com­ passionately, and then, instead of say ing di rectly, How does it feel to be a problem? they say, I know an excel­ lent colored man in my town; or, I fought at Mechan­ icsville; or, Do not these Southern outrages make your blood boil? At these I smile, or am interested, or reduce the...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2004; 27157–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2004.27.1.57
Published: 01 January 2004
... Melo, come, make litanies with Luso Manuel and let sullen Providence smile, sneer, smite your dark Semite countenance. The priests and I remember dolefully Judy pouting, whispering reverently: 'I hate the name Judy; my name is Judith Melo.' In this poem what Braga aims at uncovering for mainstream...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2003; 2610–i doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2003.26.1.0
Published: 01 January 2003
...) as a result of their contact with other cultures or what he calls "cultural blending." Professor C)zlem Gorey in '' 'The Story You Were Telling Us': Redefinition of Love in Alice Walker's By the Light of My Father's Smile through Luce Irigaray" undertakes another study of the familial relationships...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1985; 8215–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1985.8.2.15
Published: 01 July 1985
... about his father, Moses Washington. Like Uncle Remus's situation, Old Jack lived by himself in a small cabin in a remote corner of the woods. When the young boy John came to visit Old Jack would prepare two hot toddies, light a candle, place it on a table in a pool of hardening wax, and "spin out an...