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Series: Series Q
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384786-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8478-6
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398073-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9807-3
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007142-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0714-2
Book Chapter

By Joseph Masco, Lisa Wedeen
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... American politics impasse genre paranoid style literature ...
Book Chapter

By Atef Shahat Said
Published: 08 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2763-8
... paranoid regime Sisi regime counterrevolution digital repression activist withdrawal ...
Book Chapter

By Joseph Masco, Lisa Wedeen
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... conspiracy theory paranoid style post-truth public sphere strategic irrationalism democratic security society ...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... This chapter analyzes Richard Hofstadter’s critique of “the paranoid style” and its influential impact on the terms and tone of liberal and left engagement with the event of Donald Trump. The chapter’s claim is that Hofstadter’s argument engages a genre of criticism, originating...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027638-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2763-8
... that have been leveraged to explain it, and proposes the notion of the paranoid regime to make sense of how the regime has been viciously invested in targeting all symbols or memories of the revolution. The regime has January-phobia, as he describes it. Said argues that many Egyptian revolutionaries chose...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
...Organizing Fictions This chapter analyzes Richard Hofstadter’s critique of “the paranoid style” and its influential impact on the terms and tone of liberal and left engagement with the event of Donald Trump. The chapter’s claim is that Hofstadter’s argument engages a genre of criticism...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... Instead of dismissing the “paranoid style” of politics, this chapter argues for the generative power of conspiracy. It traces the actions of a circle of French and Russian activists whose scheming managed to change the course of international politics and may have also resulted in the production...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059127-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... This chapter brings the folded cosmos into dialogue with contemporary theories of surveillant information capitalism. Marks suggests an “only moderately paranoid” rejoinder to the darker theorizations of information's grip, especially where information-images are concerned. This relatively...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... This chapter takes Ian McEwan’s 1997 novel Enduring Love as an opportunity to think through some of the potentials and pitfalls involved in the current turn against “critique” and “paranoid reading.” Reading McEwan together with the writings of Bruno Latour, it demonstrates the extent to which...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... society in which secrets are the objects of insistent speculation, public understanding struggles to keep pace with technical innovation, and citizenship is increasingly organized around risk mitigation. conspiracy theory paranoid style post-truth public sphere strategic irrationalism...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... imagined as the ultimate object of dissimulation. Moving between Richard Hofstadter’s account of paranoid style and the theatrical efforts made by precarious scavengers of precious metals to access both value and the power of the state, the chapter reflects on the analytical operations by which resemblance...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
...The Politics of Enmity Instead of dismissing the “paranoid style” of politics, this chapter argues for the generative power of conspiracy. It traces the actions of a circle of French and Russian activists whose scheming managed to change the course of international politics and may have also...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... time as it has been imagined as the ultimate object of dissimulation. Moving between Richard Hofstadter’s account of paranoid style and the theatrical efforts made by precarious scavengers of precious metals to access both value and the power of the state, the chapter reflects on the analytical...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... as an opportunity to think through some of the potentials and pitfalls involved in the current turn against “critique” and “paranoid reading.” Reading McEwan together with the writings of Bruno Latour, it demonstrates the extent to which “postcritique” has been predicated on a rapprochement between the “two...