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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66-82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of luxus, which is beyond the relative luxury we might associate with the possession of this or that object, in the contemporary context of global capitalism. I explore neoliberal capitalism, where consumption is endless, through reference to Georges Bataille’s The Accursed Share , where economy is...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 303-318.
Published: 01 November 2010
... would a non-productive being even do? It is only by answering these difficult questions that we can begin to understand the form that Baudrillard thinks a cultural revolution can and should take and, to an extent, was already taking. Actually crediting an earlier theorist, Bataille, for the key...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255-258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the last ten years, albeit with an eclectic, misconstrued version of Marx (p. 1). As Hutnyk declares, he will pursue this critique under the guidance of Bataille, the Frankfurt School (mainly Adorno), post-structuralism, reflexive anthropology, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Subaltern Studies, Slavoj...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 249-252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... thirteen themes which are elegantly assembled with a wide range of writings. Although it is not always apparent how the three parts are conceived, the themes traverse similar grounds with slightly altered angles – from those of Benjamin and Adorno to Bataille and Kristeva – to bring a sense of richness...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 295-316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... thesis in The Puppet and the Dwarf (2003b) it is clear that Benjamin separates with Bataille over this point. Žižek shows how Bataille was unable to break through the cycle of Law, transgression, and the endless deferrals of desire. He was always chasing some other object through endless chains of...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 139-143.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., which chapters like “Sex with Ron,” by Jennifer Doyle, and “The Man and His Tattoos (By the Man Who Did Them),” by Alex Binne, examine. In tandem with the queer writings of André Gide, Georges Bataille, Jean Genet, and William S. Burroughs, as well as eastern mystics like Fakir Musafar, significant...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 51-54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Roman World . London : Routledge . De Laveleye Emile . 2016 . “ Luxury Is Unjustifiable .” With an introduction by John Armitage and Joanne Roberts . Cultural Politics 12 ( 1 ): 42 – 48 . Featherstone Mark . 2016 . “ Luxus: A Thanatology of Luxury from Nero to Bataille...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 253-258.
Published: 01 July 2010
... very least, here, a hint of “the intellectuals [or at least les fonctionnaires ] on the road to class power.” But then, there are few other cultures in which one could write so confidently of “La bataille de l'intelligence, en quoi consiste l'histoire de l'humanité …” ( Stiegler 2008a: 58 ). 1...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 327-343.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Nietzschean “love of the exceptional” (35) and “the single being” (37) and with the “revival of the Romantic cult of the hero” (37). In Georges Bataille’s work, on the other hand, this moment appears as the desire for what he called “continuous life,” or life away from the functional strictures of...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357-380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... anthropological research was philosophically adapted by Georges Bataille, who passed the word to a generation of thinkers of differences, among whom were Kristeva, Lyotard, and Deleuze, but more particularly Foucault and Derrida (see Derrida 1978 ). Expenditure of wealth, however, is different from...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287-302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... populace. Ruler and public ideal-typically increase the paranoia of both, creating a cycle of paranoia similar to Bataille's (1988) cycles of increase, excess, and expenditure. With no brake, political paranoia develops its own momentum. The unsuccessful paranoid ruler, however, will suffocate under...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 263-273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... writer’s block, he entered psychoanalysis with Dr. Adrien Borel. His diary, dedicated to total lucidity and a ruthless account of everything mortifying in himself, now is also psychoanalysis. He joined the dissident surrealists gathered around Georges Bataille. He followed anthropology courses taught by...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 1-22.
Published: 01 March 2016
...] 2001 ) and Georges Bataille ([1967] 1991 ), Mark Featherstone (2016 , this issue), similar to Sombart before him, considers the development of the European city. Sombart, however, focused on the large and crowded consumer cities of medieval Europe centered on the existence of a royal court, with its...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 376-383.
Published: 01 November 2015
... every six seconds) secure the connection. “C’est la route qui mène la bataille,” notes the CRA, and bestows upon its improvised autobahn the proudest name empires have been able to award since Roman days: La Voie sacrée —via sacra. The Collection des cahiers de la victoire , a series of French war...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257-278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Trickster by systems of formal rationality, but to redeem his vital energy and creativity. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 The absence of myth is also a myth; the oldest, the purest, the only true myth. ( Bataille 1994: 48 ) The United States of America and the United States of Europe...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371-390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... closure and logical perfection. (1981 [1972]: 94) Baudrillard was, however, already moving to a more complex position, for after briefly examining Freud (division of the body in castration etc.) and Marx (division of the body in work etc.), he looks briefly at the contribution of Georges Bataille and his...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1-17.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., initiated by Georges Bataille and Roger Caillois (see Hollier 1988 ), the other was the Walter Lippman Colloque (see Audier 2012a ). The latter gave rise to the main groupings of neoliberal intellectuals, by no means of a single voice, from Raymond Aron to F. A. Hayek, who attempted to revive liberalism...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365-378.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... The city has become the target of terror. It is targeted by bombs but also by blackouts. It is in the city that the war against civilians is tested. Since the nineteenth century, war has evolved from organized battles ( batailles rangées ) to the creation of panic ( dé-rangement ) in urban centers...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431-444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... disaster in the form of a massive reversion of the principle of evil. The production of positivity, the production of meaning, of value, of wealth, must produce an excess – Bataille's accursed share – that will take on a negative form, meaningless, chaotic, evil (Baudrillard 1990: 111–13). This is the...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465-476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... version of the real, we should not miss the link between the notion of cannibalization, and ideas of eating, consuming, and indeed ritual which refer back to Baudrillard's earlier engagement with writers such as Mauss and Bataille. For the purposes of The Agony of Power , the ritual of cannibalizing...