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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
.... References Anderson, Kurt. 2011. “The Protestor.” Time, December 14, www.time.com/time/person-of-the-year/2011/ . Bakhtin Mikhail (1968) 1984 . Rabelais and His World . Translated by Hélène Iswolsky . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Barker, John. 1999. “Carnival against...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... and compromise. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 canon-mocking literature carnival cynicism post-totalitarianism “Making fun of the canon” has become one of the most intriguing cultural spectacles in contemporary China. Parodies of the canon mushroom on the Internet, flood the book market...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Apocalypticism in Baudrillard's Late Works,” an essay devoted to Baudrillard's last three books: Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? (2009 ) , Carnival and Cannibal (2010a ) , and The Agony of Power (2010b) . Featherstone makes the argument that these three final works effectively...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... In the small airport a sign says Bienvenido a Cajamarca, Cuidad de Fiesta. I have arrived two weeks before Carnaval . The guidebook says that Cajamarca is the Rio de Janeiro of Peru; from all over Peru people come for carnival. But outside tourists associate Cajamarca with the place where it all started...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., 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. Galembo's portraiture illuminates...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... produced a mixed people, who inherit and embody both components, no longer either Spanish or African, but Cuban. ( Morejón 1993: 232 ) Having found endorsement and protection under the revolution, the fashionable Havana Carnival depicts some measure of the “equality and dignity” the revolution sought...
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
... and coordinated by Kevin Brand and Brett Murray. 5 One can also think of Umberto Eco’s (1984 : 6) similar, earlier critique of carnival in terms of “ authorized transgression.” 6 There are, of course, other arguments in favor of preservation of contentious monuments, the most prominent...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the significance of Spero’s collaged and painted images of war: “And as action, spontaneous and casual, the collage became a carrier of indignation, harking back 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...
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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
... of carnival were directly related to the low degree of control that people had over natural forces and their own emotions.” People who “could be plunged into crisis by . . . calamities of nature,” he goes on, “might take an exaggerated pleasure in their mass leisure forms.” For the beach shamer, the shoreline...
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 (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the bombs” in a show of patriotic defiance. 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...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the disjunction and fragmentation of collage (which Spero was deploying in her War Series ): “And as action, spontaneous and casual, the collage became a carrier of indignation, harking back to street art, graffiti, burlesque, the carnival, the dance of death” ( Golub 1969 : 4). In March 1968, US soldiers...
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 (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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, a distant descendant of horned, goat-shanked satyrs, wild men from the mountains whose Dionysian energies...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the postmodern, anti-Oedipal period of the late 1960s and early 1970s, which we might say led to the contemporary 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...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 July 2022
... fruitless 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...