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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (as the dreams for which the New Left of the 1960s went in search appear as remote as ever). © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Marcuse aesthetics French poetry propaganda freedom In an essay on French literature under the German occupation of 1940–45, Herbert Marcuse writes, “Sensual love gives...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Darwish and his poetry and about whether to translate his words for French- or English-speaking audiences strongly affect both Ici et ailleurs and Notre musique , and these choices occasionally work against the political thrusts of the two films. As David MacDougall writes in Transcultural Cinema...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... by Marcel Mauss. He came to know Marcel Griaule, a young pilot in the French Air Force who now devoted himself to anthropology and had obtained diplomas in two Abyssinian languages. In 1931 Griaule organized a twenty-one-month expedition traversing Africa from Dakar to Djibouti. Leiris joined the expedition...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... into an aristocratic partisan. Followed by peasants armed with clubs and torches, he storms a foreign-held castle, thereby prefiguring a social constellation indispensable for the wars of liberation against Austrian—or rather French—emperors. Carl Schmitt’s admirable Theory of the Partisan starts from...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of knowledge! Nietzsche, The Gay Science On January 10, 1970 more than 200 protestors occupied the offices in Paris of the Conseil national du patronat français (the National Council of French Employers). Among the protestors were the militant architect Roland Castro, and writers Maurice Clavel...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... most important, prolific, and celebrated French thinkers. With a duly acknowledged debt to Derridean deconstruction, Nancy has gone further to give us postdeconstructive perspectives on community, freedom, existence, sense, touch, the world, and religion. In After Fukushima: The Equivalence...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that also addresses [ anschreibt ] vowels and, with them, any and every language. From the Homeric artificial language to Virgil's Latin and Dante's self-created Tuscan down to French or English screenplays, this alphabet remains effective. Why it can do so remains an obscure issue. The usual...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Mussolinian futurism, with [Filippo Tommaso] Marinetti, with the Russian futurists, the Melnikovs…and with the Nazi futurists. The extent to which we do not refer to the Blitzkrieg as futurist is astonishing. I myself was a victim of it in the exodus from the French cities, 3 and we are now claiming it never...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of confessional antagonism, Bowles's austere travel piece called “Baptism of Solitude” (which takes its name from the French phrase for sensations of solitary sublimity felt amid the desert immensity of the Sahara, le baptême de la solitude ) is written under the wary sign of those he calls the uncanny “ Pères...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 July 2021
... the space of the classroom for two hours. That was the thing about Barthes—he could analyze anything. I remember once he wrote on the blackboard this French phrase, “Bonjour lunettes, au revoir fillettes,” “hello glasses, goodbye girls,” and then he spent an hour analyzing it. He had this slow, methodical...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 November 2020
... he finds a way to connect to a kind of preobjective or hidden reality where everything is connected through his drip paintings. The French philosopher Merleau-Ponty says something similar about Cezanne when he talks about the breakdown of the boundary between figure and ground or the object...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in 2013 . As Herman Parret notes in his introduction to the first volume, many of Lyotard's writings that are brought together in this multivolume collection had either “never been published before in French or in English,…[while] others [were] dispersed in catalogues or journals that are difficult...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... . French Paul , and Crabbe Matthew . 2010 . Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines Are Changing a Nation . London : Anthem Press . Gilman Sander L . 2010 . Obesity: The Biography . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Huxley Aldous . (1932) 2007 . Brave New World . London...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... acknowledged film director, Tomas Gutiérrez Alea (1928–96), studied at Rome's Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografía and came under the influence of the New French Wave , critics have detected a strong Italian neorealist influence in his work. His communication of provocative views often relied on new...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
... interest, so that all the movements of the machine always tended only to the common happiness” ( Rousseau 1987 : 26). Coming from a book titled Discourse on the Origin and Foundation of Inequality among Men and written before the French Revolution, this quotation from Jean-Jacques Rousseau embodies all...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and when these are negated, so is our sense of individuality. Where the outcome, even in the most “noir” examples of hard-boiled fiction is a hard-won victory for production, as the detective still manages to triumph and the femme fatale is controlled or eliminated, the work of the French conceptual...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... was carried out in the name of universal modernity as well as voluntary modernization. Turkey and Mexico in this respect are two examples where French positivism and laïcité , or secularism, have had an important impact on the minds of national reformists in the respective countries; for them the path...
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... spectacular manifestation of a global conflagration. One salient example is the “May ’68 in slow motion” occurring in Italy over the period 1968–78. Both the French and Italian events spawned their own politico-theoretical legacies that reverberate to this day, especially with regard to the “politics...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2012
... at night; in the dark all the mysterious hissing, croaking, and slithering seemed to come from creatures ten times their normal size. Older students seemed able to follow him; they used the same phrases, invoked the same French names, and laughed at the same strange jokes, though I could not say whether...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... some kind of testament or substantiation (maybe we could even say “documentation”?) for Ricoeur's philosophical reflections and explorations. The French sociologist Johann Michel considers Ricoeur to have been at the same time both ethical and spiritual in his philosophical sensibility...