Tag Archives: Core / Periphery

‘White’ Underneath It All?

Holly’s manuscript presents various, and sometimes contradictory, representations of race through his descriptions of skin color, hair color and light/dark imagery. The supposedly informative, scholarly purpose of publishing the manuscript is complicated by closer examination of the binary Holly creates … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges- Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

I went to the lecture by Chris Hedges tonight and was very moved by it, despite the fact that I had not previous heard of Hedges or his book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.  Hedges argues that the liberal … Continue reading

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Core versus Periphery and Pre-Raphaelite Technique in Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis’ Talk

Naomi Klein’s enthralling talk previewing her new work-in-progress book on the gloomy outlook of world leaders’ efforts to thwart future and currently-experienced global climate change reinforces one major theme we discuss in class of core versus peripheral perspectives. She described … Continue reading

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Mr. Murthwaite and the Narratorial Ambiguity of Indian Society

First an aside: I apologize for the tardiness of my post, I’ve no reasonable excuse for its lateness but my ineptitude for to pull myself away from mixing drums and rather focus on adhering to deadlines! In the third chapter of the … Continue reading

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