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Elias Canetti

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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... state power. Paranoia remains a political phenomenon that calls for analysis at the level of the structure of rule. The essay explores one approach to paranoia as a political category through an ideal-typical model drawn from Elias Canetti's classic 1960 text Crowds and Power . It concludes with a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
... intellectual and imaginative resources for the present conjuncture. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 cosmopolitanism European culture complexity cultural diversity More than ever before, there are things in the world that would like to be said. —Elias Canetti, The Human Province In...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... recycle a couple of Anglo-German clichés that are old enough to have turned into myths. Hopefully, Elias Canetti got it right when he described myths as something so old they are no longer boring. Let us start with culture at its finest. One of the hallowed landmarks of British television was the 1969...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., as Elias Canetti observed, a mask (377). Hiero therefore avoids discussing the most central theme regarding despotism, its “self-aggrandizing nature,” diverting our attention to greater or smaller pleasure quotients of private or public individuals ( Higgins 1977 : 63). Ironically, however, by...