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    • City on a Hill: The Aftermath of Los Angeles' Utopia 

      McNary, Brenda (2008-01-01)
      The now derelict Socialist commune of Llano del Rio lies silent in the Mojave Desert 50 miles north of Los Angeles. Founded in 1914 by a prominent Socialist party politician, the commune represented the most successful ...
    • He Proclaims ?Uhuru!?: Understanding Caliban as a Speaking Subject 

      McNary, Brenda (2009-01-01)
      Shakespeare gave Caliban the unique position of a ?speaking? slave in his play The Tempest allowing him a tantalizing opportunity to subvert his master Prospero?s power by speaking out. However, it was not until C?saire?s ...
    • He Proclaims Uhuru — Understanding Caliban as a Speaking Subject 

      McNary, Brenda
      Revising William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Aimé Césaire wrote A Tempest as a proclamation of resistance to European cultural dominance—a project to “de-mythify” Shakespeare’s canonical text. In A Tempest, Caliban attempts ...
    • Synaesthesia and Transgression in "Story of the Eye" 

      McNary, Brenda
      While Georges Bataille’s “Story of the Eye” challenges many boundaries (pornography and art among them), his central concern was of the boundary between the possible and the impossible, or, what could be expressed in ...