I see it as a key factor in human sociality. Almost from the get-go, Oscar associates nausea with feelings of inadequacy, reinforced by his gendered and racialized physical unattractiveness. It is as if Oscar's physical state is an expression of and a response to his experience as an underserved Chicano male, Fetta argues. Acosta at a demonstration in Los Angeles. Courtesy of PBS. She points out that, in art and life, the body often imposes itself against our wishes. This is the case with Oscar, a boorish Bay Area public defender, who blames society for his personal and professional failings.
Fetta's novel approach to the soma as an analytical tool, used across the disciplines, stems from papers she has given throughout the United States, Canada, Spain, Morocco and Japan. She also augments her book with up-to-the-minute research data from the social sciences, neuroscience, critical theory and critical race theory. Her aim is to get social and natural scientists, as well as humanists, thinking about the body and the value of literature in new ways.
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Julia Vs Olympics: A Novellette. You have qualified for the Olympics. You are far from home, having early graduated from your school, with a national representation credit card. There is an interesting boy at the arena looking at you. If you won't be in five minutes on the deck, your team might lose everything you have been fighting for.
New book by Stephanie Fetta analyzes scenes of racialization in Latina/o literature
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In daytime I'm sure it never did. At night,don't trust daylit memories or instincts. In nightmares, like filmstrips, the feared thing occurs.
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