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" The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. "
Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland - Page 13
by Diane L. Wolf - 2007 - 406 pages
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Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination

Avery Gordon - Social Science - 1997 - 252 pages
...haunting is taking place. The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. The ghost or the apparition is one form by which something lost, or barely visible, or seemingly not...
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Re/collecting Early Asian America: Essays in Cultural History

Josephine D. Lee, Imogene L. Lim, Yuko Matsukawa - Asian American arts - 2002 - 368 pages
...seething presence. . . . The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life" (1997, 8). Works Cited Billman, Carol. 1986. The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, the...
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Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms

Sneja Marina Gunew - Social Science - 2004 - 171 pages
...phenomenon of great import. . . . The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life Being haunted draws us affectively, sometimes against our will and always a bit magically, into the...
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AngloModern: Painting and Modernity in Britain and the United States

Janet Wolff - Art - 2003 - 172 pages
...ghostly aspects of it.... The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. The ghost or the apparition is one form by which something lost, or barely visible, or seemingly not...
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Spanish Culture Behind Barbed Wire: Memory and Representation of the French ...

Francie Cate-Arries - History - 2004 - 347 pages
...and historical memory": "The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life." 5 In his attempt to answer the question, "How do we reckon with what modern history has rendered ghostly?"...
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El espectro de la herencia: la narrativa de Javier Marías

Isabel Cuñado - Social Science - 2004 - 200 pages
...haunting is taking place. The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. (Gordon 2001. 8) [Si el encantamiento describe lo que parece no estar ahí pero a menudo es una presencia...
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In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Judith Halberstam - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 213 pages
...invisible. She remarks that "the ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life" (8). Obviously, the ghost for Gordon is not quite the same as the ghost for Kay, yet both texts share a...
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Revisiting Vietnam: Memoirs, Memorials, Museums

Julia Bleakney - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 209 pages
...haunting is taking place. The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life" (8). When public ceremonies simplify the war's history, what is edited from the proceedings? At least, the...
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The Invisible Flâneuse?: Gender, Public Space, and Visual Culture in ...

Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough - Art - 2006 - 185 pages
...ghostly aspects of it. . . . The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. The ghost or the apparition is one form by which something lost, or barely visible, or seemingly not...
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Traveling Spirit Masters: Moroccan Gnawa Trance and Music in the Global ...

Deborah Kapchan - History - 2007 - 325 pages
...taken-for-granted realities. . . . The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life" (1997: 8). What is it that haunts the Celtic musicians? Is it the lost ritual of the Celtic past? Is...
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