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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... responsibility for the environment we inhabit that such a situation entails. After Bubbles and Globes , Terror in the Air , which forms part of the third and last book of the Sphere Trilogy, Foams ( Schäume , 2003), thus focuses on an essential climatic dimension of our being-in-the world, paving the way...
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Published: 01 November 2006
Figure 1 Grey Owl, portrait by Karsh. Source : Dickson, L. 1976 Wilderness Man: The Strange Story of Grey Owl London, Sphere Books Figure 1. Grey Owl, portrait by Karsh. / Source: Dickson, L. 1976 Wilderness Man: The Strange Story of Grey Owl London, Sphere Books More
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mike Gane This review article considers two lecture courses by Michel Foucault (1972–73, 1979–80) and two books relating to the whole series of lectures (1970–84) by Stuart Elden. Foucault’s lecture courses can be divided into three phases, the first focused on the difference between sovereign...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nigel Thrift This article is a synoptic review of the recent work of Paul Virilio, conducted through the book, City of Panic . I point to the problems with the increasingly apocalyptic content and tone of Virilio's work on modernity by referring to recent social science research on the city...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Stefan Skrimshire The subject of utopianism in contemporary political life has experienced a revival of interest in the last few years. One of the most polemical contributions is John Gray’s Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia . One of the greatest benefits of this book...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Adam Piette This article considers Nabokov’s Lolita as an allegory of the Cold War’s obsession with uranium, correlating the uranium rush of the 1950s with the choice of some of the key locations in the book. The incursion into United States space by the foreign agent and corrupter of youth Humbert...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings, undermining...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... about balancing the books and more about the production of excess that eventually dissolves into what Bataille calls “continuous being”—the universal state of luxury. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Nero Seneca Freud Bataille Thanatos In this article, I propose to develop...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Bernard Stiegler The text we publish here is the first chapter of Bernard Stiegler's La Télécratie contre la Démocratie . The broad argument of Stiegler's book (and of this introductory chapter) is that what he terms “telecracy” is ruining democracy by short-circuiting the normal mechanisms...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Yale Center for British Art. In 1994, Galembo received a Senior Fulbright Research Award to photograph “Kings, Chiefs and Women of Power, Nigeria,” and has authored several other books. Her most recent monograph, Phyllis Galembo: Maske (London: Chris Boot Ltd, 2010...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Mark Featherstone Abstract In the first part of this article on Žižek's recent book Pandemic! I show how he develops a political theology of the spirit through a discussion of social distancing. In this argument Žižek connects the idea of physical distance to the biblical story of the resurrection...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to Agamben’s notion of profanation as it was elaborated in his book Profanations . The article does so by discussing the ways Zionist subjectivities and divides are interconnected and expressed in Israeli society. To be practiced as a process of becoming, profanation, I argue, needs to be understood...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
...G. Roger Denson Susanne Slavick's Out of Rubble is an exhibition in a book that boldly epitomizes the new, globally nomadic curation of art representative of current concerns of the world's vital cultures, both ancient and modern. Although the motif of rubble is chosen by Slavick to index...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 212–218.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jean-François Lyotard In this interview, originally given in 1988, Jean-François Lyotard discusses his then recently published book, Que Peindre? Adami, Arakawa, Buren ( What to Paint?: Adami, Arakawa, Buren ), situating it in the context of his broader interest in art and in terms of his...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Mike Gane Abstract Two very substantial new books by Slavoj Žižek were published in early 2020; they are at two different ends of the spectrum that runs from obscure Hegelian-Lacanian philosophical reflections ( Sex and the Failed Absolute ) to uninhibited short Maoist-Leninist political...
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Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 1   Recall , 2012. Archival digital print on Hahnemühle paper, 11.5 × 15.25 in. (Landscape based on The Hero Rustam Slays the Witch of the Cosmic Illusion , an illustration attributed to Qadîmî by S. C. Welch, from Firdawsī's Book of Kings , copied in Tabriz from Shâh Tahmâsp between More
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Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 4   Headlong , 2009. Gouache on archival digital print on Hahnemühle paper, 15 × 24 in. (Horsemen based on Firdawsī's Book of Kings manuscript copied in Tabriz for the Mongol íl Khân Abû-Sa‘id [r. 1317–35], Antiquités orientales, section islamique no. 7095, Musée du Louvre, Paris More
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Emma Craddock In the opening pages, Forkert firmly situates herself within her theoretical project and the political landscape, noting how the book emerged from her experiences as a PhD student activist protesting against increased student fees and public spending cuts and as an immigrant who...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
... In Gameplay Mode , Patrick Crogan sets out to explore the “military technoscientific legacy” (xii) that has had what he terms a “profound impact on the development of computer games” (xii). Through the course of the book, Crogan investigates this phenomenon through a historical account of the emergence...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Duff's 1990 novel Once Were Warriors and the 1994 film adaptation of this book by Māori film director Lee Tamahori. Notable for its depiction of domestic abuse within a Māori family, Once Were Warriors generated controversy within Aotearoa/New Zealand in the early 1990s. Alternately hailed...