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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Bülent Diken The article thematizes the difference between superstition and faith through an allegorical double reading of social theory and Ken Russell’s film The Devils . It discusses the political implications of this difference, contrasting the function of “love of God” in mysticism...
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Published: 01 July 2011
Big Devil Little Devil, Jacmel, Haiti , 1997. Courtesy of Phyllis Galembo/Steven Kasher Gallery, New York More
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Published: 01 July 2011
Water Buffalo Devil, Red Indians, Freetown, Sierra Leone 2008. Courtesy of Phyllis Galembo/ Steven Kasher Gallery, New York More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 6 and 7 From Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction (2004–). Devil in the detail: a tiny suicidal figure unsettles the high-spec cityscape. More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 6 and 7 From Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction (2004–). Devil in the detail: a tiny suicidal figure unsettles the high-spec cityscape. More
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Big Devil Little Devil, Jacmel, Haiti , 1997. Courtesy of Phyllis Galembo/Steven Kasher Gallery, New York ...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... made by Filipino director Bobby A. Suarez in the late 1970s – Bionic Boy (1977), They Call Her … Cleopatra Wong (1978, alternatively titled Female Big Boss ), Dynamite Johnson (1978, also known as The Return of the Bionic Boy ), and The Devil's Three (1979, also titled Devil's Angels...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Companion (2004). He was onto something. One must ponder hard a nation where the vast majority attests to the existence of a devil and individuated angels; 45 percent of residents claim aliens have visited Earth; three times more people think there are ghosts than was the case a quarter of a century ago...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... These scenarios – visions of things to come – become justifications for the maintenance of the status quo. “Better the devil you know.” From April to August 2005 we conducted interviews with seven Syrians ranging in age from 24–50. These people included several members of the opposition, a professor...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of the third force out of the jungle to join forces with Diem, in the shape of the self-appointed General Trinh Minh Thé. It is of course Thé’s bomb attacks that, in The Quiet American , Greene has Pyle involved in. They form the climax of the novel. In November 1954, Washington announced complete support...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... repetitively Jews or Israelis are imaged as Hassids with side curls. Some of these images come directly from the Nazi image-repertoire. Among the most egregious perhaps is the American Forrid’s “Origin of the Holocaust” which depicts a goat-devil holding a trident and Israeli flag standing on a prostrate Arab...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that threatened to destroy it altogether. The case attracted worldwide attention, not surprisingly as it brought together celebrity culture and a moral panic. In the demonology of the popular press, the “pedophile” has been one of the most prominent and consistently present folk devils. 5 The label “pedophile...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . Swyngedouw Erik . 2009 . “ The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production .” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33 ( 3 ): 601 – 20 . Taussig Michael . 1980 . The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... is the impulse to make the power of objective claims visible: What is real, and who decides? The stakes are high when we are dealing with histories of violence, where one never knows if the devil of disbelief might outshout the devil of indifference. … Mosse makes vivid how cruelty can be sublime and violence...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., the care of souls beyond this life becomes a foundation of theology. It is in this context that Care, or Sorge, appears in Goethe’s Faust . In the pursuit of reason and science, Faust enters into a pact with the devil so as to be carefree. When he is deceived by the devil, he listens to Sorge, who makes...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the white eyes writhing in his face, His hanging face, like a devil’s sick of sin; If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs, Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues, . . . From “Dulce et decorum est,” Wilfred Owen...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of passivity was intense and far-reaching, extending even to matters of stylistic expression (Lyotard in “Adorno as the Devil” [1974 (1973)] adopts Cage's bricolage-by-chance essayistic technique). Indeed, it is on this basis that one commentator has gone so far as to dub the period his “Cage phase...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is playing devil's advocate, spurring us on to reminding ourselves that the tradition of glorifying war in art was laid to rest on that day in 1863 when Mathew Brady produced his daguerreotype that famously changed the world. Federal Dead on the Field of Battle of First Day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...” single (2014), for example, or in bringing an “edginess” to fashion shoots for international labels; and then as a matter of accusations (mostly via the outraged liberal media, who have made him into a hate figure and folk devil), rather than full legal recourse, of behaviors ranging from inappropriate...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Figures 6 and 7 From Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction (2004–). Devil in the detail: a tiny suicidal figure unsettles the high-spec cityscape. ...
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