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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Mark Featherstone In this review essay I explore three of Baudrillard's late works, Why Hasn't everything Already disappeared?, The Agony of Power , and Carnival and Cannibal , and explain how they represent his final word on the notion of integral reality and the intelligence of evil. Expanding...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and the unreal, begins to blur ( Baudrillard 1983 ). Douglas Kellner describes this dynamic as a “carnival of mirrors reflecting images projected from other mirrors onto the omnipresent television screens and the screens of consciousness which in turn refers the image to its previous storehouse of images...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... and altered at will. In addition to the degradation of characters, the language of Lin’s parodies has also absorbed the spirit of the carnival, becoming a spectacular discursive carnival that breaks free from the confinements of time, space, and culture. Slang and formal language, obsolete terms...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the scene for the remainder of the issue, which presents eight essays that explore the force of Baudrillard's thinking in a variety of contexts, the last of which rounds off the issue by reviewing Baudrillard's final three books: Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? , Carnival and Cannibal...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... drumming outside. I step out on the balcony, thinking it is people gathering celebrating carnival already. But the banners instead say !Conga no va! People are chanting, and after a few minutes I make out “¡Agua sí! ¡Oro no! ¡Agua sí! ¡Oro no! I go down and talk to bystanders. I learn...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
... to the Republic of Benin, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, and Haiti to photograph traditional priests and priestesses, carnival masqueraders, dancers, and Haitian vodou practitioners, wearing elaborate costumes created for weddings and burials, initiations, chiefs' coronations, protests and holidays...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... conditions then prevailing in Central America. Accordingly, a significant object of the movement was to denounce, through music and poetry, social and political injustices, especially the tyranny prevalent in countries governed by dictatorships (see Matta 1988 ). In terms of the Carnival's more...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and get laid” (ibid.: 124). For him, punk offered a career as much as a conscience. Three months after Rock Against Racism (RAR) had organized (in conjunction with the Anti-Nazi League) a carnival-style march of 80,000 people from Trafalgar Square to a free punk/reggae concert in East London’s...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
...’ ”. In Carnival! , edited by Sebeok Thomas A. , 1 – 10 . Amsterdam : Mouton . Fanon Frantz . 2004 . The Wretched of the Earth . Translated by Hilcox Richard . New York : Grove Press . Gikandi Simon . 2011 . Slavery and the Culture of Taste . Princeton, NJ : Princeton...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to street art, graffiti, burlesque, the carnival, the dance of death.” 8 And it is difficult not to see the dance of death re-created in Spero’s kinetic sculpture, Maypole . To show us the faces of death, Maypole ’s double-sided heads are a mix of frontal, profile, and three-quarter views...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... If you ask me what Sulukule was like, I would say it was like the Rio Carnival – you know, the carnival you see on television. It was like that, and every night there was music and dance, very colorful. Apartments came here much later … … Our stables were pulled down; we sent our horses to Prinkipo...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... condition of capital, where the metropolitan precariat’s task is to work in the disciplined mode of destruction. The carnival of destructive riot is just a breakdown of discipline—and of debt, its primary enforcement mechanism—in the same way that sabotage is a refusal of factory discipline. As factory...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and even reprehensible, but it is rarely unmotivated. Writing about the place of leisure in medieval life, Chris Rojek ( 2014 : 27) recognized that the “lewdness and vulgarity of carnival were directly related to the low degree of control that people had over natural forces and their own emotions...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... On the Road onward and his all-incorporating drive to save others from what Bob Dylan (1965) calls the “sin of lifelessness,” that is, a joyless and artless life apart from the bohemian carnival erupting on “Desolation Row”: Fellaheen [people] as conceived by Kerouac were to be found just about anywhere...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of indignation, harking back to street art, graffiti, burlesque, the carnival, the dance of death” ( Golub 1969 : 4). In March 1968, US soldiers of Charlie Company, an infantry brigade, arrived in the village of My Lai in the northern part of South Vietnam. They were on a “search and destroy” mission to root...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... This “collective Bakhtinian carnivalization of social life” ( Žižek 2006: 265 ) not only provided the perfect combination of ideology and turbo-folk, but it did so as a staged performance for Western audiences. Television footage of the demonstrations regularly featured crude posters about the “hermaphrodite Tony...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... both a disruptive and assimilative role in A Midsummer Night's Dream; a variant of whom is the Irish Púca, a cloven-hoofed gentleman resembling Goethe's Mephistopheles: etymologically related to Puc , a male mountain goat elected “King Puck” in a carnival tradition surviving in Co. Kerry...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... : Semiotext(e) . Baudrillard Jean . 2010b . Carnival and Cannibal . Translated by Turner Chris . London : Seagull . Crook Stephen Pakulski Jan Waters Malcolm 1992 . Postmodernization: Change in Advanced Society . London : Sage . Dardot Pierre Laval Christian...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... global consumer society we occupy today. But what we have seen in our contemporary postmodern, globalized world is that the luxurious world of the carnival, the orgy, and the feast, where consumption pushes toward the outer limits of materiality, cannot exist without the emergence of its counterstate...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and deathly extreme. Stracci is raised on the cross in front of a large table that recalls Jesus's last supper. If the previous tableaux vivant showed a slothful and gluttonous carnival of proletarians, this one shows the greedy and proud depravity of the capitalist class. As Orson Welles shows the film's...