He has not told Hamilton's story; rather, he provides a glimpse into the practices by which individuals like Hamilton have been modified, made unavailable to us by particular inscriptive
practices of literature, politics, and culture, emergent during the eighteenth century.
reflects a desirous, bodily, inscriptive
relationship, even the absence
(7) She explains that Ophelia "became, for me, not only a means to discuss and grapple with my own experiences growing up in the Deep South as a light-skinned and biracial woman, but she became her own self as well--which is what I enjoyed so much about writing Bellocq's Ophelia" ("Inscriptive
Therefore, race functioned as an inscriptive
characteristic that ostensibly could not be changed, but in reality, many mixed groups became "White" through racial intermixture.
The archive is by nature static, fixed, abstract, and inscriptive
. Performance, on the other hand, relies on live presences and is ephemeral, embodied.
(1) Writing is differential and inscriptive
even before it is alphabetic, paced by spacing before meaning.
Our America remains a totalizing, inscriptive
valorization of a unitary, albeit revolutionary, identity.
Faulkner dramatizes this descriptive and inscriptive
operation of race in Intruder in the Dust.
These lawsuits underline the significance of the disputed knowledge and the inseparability of technological and inscriptive
dimensions of industrial novelty.
"requires an inscriptive
politics, through which a people struggles
Critics such as Jose Rabasa, Paul Carter, Graham Huggan, and Gayatri Spivak have all emphasized the allegorical, 'inscriptive
', and palimpsestic aspects of the colonial map as an instrument of control.
To the modernisation theorist, development consisted of a complex transition from traditional societies, based on multiplex, affective and inscriptive
relationship, to modern society, based on role separation, rational relations and achieved statuses.