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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...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... 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, and...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
... traveled 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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... all over Peru people come for carnival. But outside tourists associate Cajamarca with the place where it all started—Pizarro’s conquest. In 1532 Francisco Pizarro González landed on the coast with 168 armored and helmeted soldiers, 62 on horseback, armed with lances and steel swords, and marched up to...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-the-year/2011/ . Bakhtin Mikhail (1968) 1984 . Rabelais and His World . Translated by Hélène Iswolsky . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Barker, John. 1999. “Carnival against Capitalism.” Vanguard Online, www.vanguard-online.co.uk/archive/politicsandculture/1103.htm...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
...) . Baudrillard J. 2007 . In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities or The End of the Social , 2nd edition . New York : Semiotext(e) . Baudrillard J. 2009 [2007] . Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? Calcutta : Seagull Books . Baudrillard J. 2010a [2008] . Carnival and...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Carnival depicts some measure of the “equality and dignity” the revolution sought to restore to all Cubans, above all, its racially oppressed population. Though considered by some as outdated, or even of muted value ( Kronenberg 2005 ), a closer inspection of the Carnival – both in the abstract and...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... ridiculed The Clash, who had headlined RAR’s Victoria Park carnival in Spring 1978, calling them “a laughable farce . . . that was just Pure Nonsense for Now People . . . the rhetoric of pop revolution was too easy” ( Rolling Stone , 12/5/85). Where Geldof valued music in terms of its commercial reach and...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... message from the past and present. 7 Golub recognized 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...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 2015 . “ Removing Rhodes’s Statue Would Not ‘Erase the Past’ ”. Thoughtleader , March 26 , thoughtleader.co.za/jacobarnardnaude/2015/03/26/removing-rhodes-statue-would-not-erase-the-past/ . Eco Umberto . 1984 . “ The Frames of Comic ‘Freedom’ ”. In Carnival! , edited by Sebeok...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., 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 out the 48th Viet Cong Battalion thought to be in the...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of London in August 2011, belongs to the new 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...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... demonstrations, and they were soon turned into a month-long spectacle of turbo-folk stars “singing against 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...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... carnival erupting on “Desolation Row”: Fellaheen [people] as conceived by Kerouac were to be found just about anywhere; the Mexican character Tristessa is described at one point as resembling “a junkey on a corner in Harlem or anyplace, Cairo, Bang Bombayo and the whole Fellah Ollah Lot from Tip of...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 March 2021
... determination of fates. 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.” People who “could be plunged into...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of place. 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...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 pushes toward the outer limits of materiality, cannot exist...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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, a distant descendant of horned, goat-shanked satyrs, wild men from the mountains whose...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015