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A Space on the Side of the Road:
Cultural Poetics in an "Other" America
Kathleen Stewart

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Photographs
Acknowledgments
Prologue3
1The Space of Culture13
A Space of Critique20
"Subjects" and "Objects" in the Space of an Immanent Critique21
The Space of Story26
The Space on the Side of the Road32
An Ethnographic Space39
2Mimetic Excess in an Occupied Place41
An "Other" America41
An Occupied Place42
The Hills as a Social Imaginary50
Being Caught53
The Spectacle of Impacts56
A Lost Homeland63
3Unforgetting: The Anecdotal and the Accidental67
Unforgetting71
A Near Miss75
The Diacritics of Interruptions81
An Other Interruption, or an Interruption from the Other Side84
4Chronotopes90
Roaming the Ruins90
The Shock of History97
Riley's Last Ride112
Mr. Henry's Sticks115
5Encounters117
The Bourgeois Imaginary117
Spaces of Encounter119
Encountering Alterity125
The Sign of the Body128
Hollie Smith's Encounter135
Afterthought139
6The Space of the Sign140
The Social Semiotics of Signs141
Signs of Sociality147
The Space of the Gap157
The Space of Performance159
A Visit(ation)162
7The Accident165
A Visit(ation)169
A Postcard177
8The Place of Ideals179
The Space of Mediation179
Claims and Counterclaims183
Ideals in the Space of Desire189
In the Realm of Negations194
Placing People201
9A Space on the Side of the Road205
Notes213
Bibliography217
Index239

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