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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... but as a response to the sociopolitical effects of a new postindustrial hypercapitalism and the need for self-disciplining that this internalized. At its core, then, this book is really a study in the tension played out through the dialectic space between immateriality and absence, between tranquility...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that the absence of human subjects allows the filmmaker to articulate a broader discourse on space, so that the films can be described as “spatial fictions.” Keiller, by aligning his work with various strands of utopian thinking on space—from the surrealists to Henri Lefebvre and the situationists—forces us...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... , but rather the world itself in its contingent unfolding and its radical absence of meaning. It is to this more enigmatic evil that Kernal, the hero of Dantec's 2003 novel Villa Vortex devotes himself, ironically entering the police force in order to hasten our society's collapse into chaos and Total War...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... dynamics that have traditionally structured public space. It analyzes the different ways in which masks create transformative in-between spaces that signify the presence of a deliberately unspecified absence and therefore facilitate the possibility of thinking differently. It concludes that this strategic...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... what our political leaders must have known for years: that our economic system is inherently unstable and corrupt and cannot be controlled by the weak regulatory systems that exist in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the euro zone. In the absence of a genuine political and economic...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... drive. Freeing the primary processes from the negativity of lack would enable us to experience events in all their unique haeccity, without making them objects for knowledge: forestalling the re-presentation of presence. Yet despite the absence of an account of desire in Cage—as Austin Clarkson (2001...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... an occasion for grief. This absence of grief is, as Judith Butler's recent work argues, ethically and politically significant, because, as she puts it, it is only when the loss of life matters that the value of life becomes apparent. “Only under conditions in which the loss would matter does the value...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... citizen-subject of the modern nation-state, this figure of loss returns – under a different name, or, indeed, as an absence – in later, ostensibly disparate works like that of the internationally celebrated Retake of “Amrita” (2001) (discussed in Roy 2008 ) and New New Delhi: Room with a Bed (2003...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the responses to it that the role of the intellectual is to engage in just this sort of public stoush. On the other hand Collini leisurely reviews the perceived absence of intellectuals in Britain. The notion of an intellectual is, or was, altogether too French, too continental, for the British, or perhaps...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and in the absence of individual efficacy to deal with the epidemic had severely reduced responsibilities in the battle against the disease: to obey and behave according to the dictates of the state, for their own good and that of everyone. For example, as mentioned earlier, temperature-taking exercises had...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... out of reach. Bamford very carefully underlines this remainder of absence, of negativity, as it is what distinguishes Lyotard from the notion of desire as a fundamental “yes” in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, despite their shared intention of giving an alternative to Jacques Lacan's determination...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in a last, free-standing line: “liberty.” As in “Les sept poèmes d’amour en guerre,” the terror is evoked in lines such as On my broken shelters On my darkened beacons On the walls of my ennui I write your name This shifts into a more personal, inner landscape: On absence without desire On naked...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of language. 4. In Anti-Oedipus (1972), Deleuze and Guattari criticized Lyotard on this point. They argued that—despite the fact that Lyotard conceives desire throughout Discourse, Figure as a constellation of figures—he reintroduces it as lack and absence. This is because the figural-matrix...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 151–162.
Published: 01 July 2014
... modernity, the military roots of the information age, and relations to ruin and redevelopment ( fig. 1 ). There are a series of binaries at work in representations of Bletchley: revelation and coyness display and absence depth and surface Different approaches to a site of myth...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 407–417.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of the consulting room out into the open, disclosing signs of occupancy and domestic rituals. The intimacy was thus revealed in the absence of the dweller, through the traces of his former presence. Thanks to this photographic feature we note that one side of the dwelling contained the family apartment, where...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the authoritarian tendencies of the digital by denouncing its quest for absolute mastery over vision. Flaxman contends that, given cinema's proclivity to affirm not just presence but absence, the antidote to film studies’ disciplinary maladies lies in the concept of “the out of frame,” from which he seeks to forge...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Argument, for it depicts hedonistic pleasure as the reward of virtuous behavior (Aristophanes 1998b : 1066; see also Nussbaum 1980 : 64). Thus, Socrates's absence during the debate between the Superior and Inferior arguments marks him as a proponent of free use, positioning him at a distance to both...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2007
... elaborates on the need to bring the economy back into analyses of contemporary society, arguing that the absence of convincing critiques of globalization results from the triumph of cultural and social theories that see culture and society as independent from what he regards as their economic foundation...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... resembles a stay in a gas palace of high-spirited adventures” (p. 102), then individuals living beneath the totalitarian semiotic sphere will be doing nothing but “constantly re-inhaling their own lies-cum-public-opinion and freely chosen absence of freedom, moving around in an opportunistic trance” (p. 104...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., novelties, and accessories that occurred in the 1890s. In part 2, in the absence of any material evidence of these unique inventions, Jungnickel sets about tracing the lives of six women inventors and remaking a collection of their designs using the highly detailed descriptions and step-by-step instructions...