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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... imagining that stands in for something that cannot come to pass in reality. Rather, as Slavoj Žižek has argued, fantasy is the realization of desire, “not in the sense of fulfilling it, but ‘realization’ in the sense of bringing it forth, of providing its coordinates” (2005: 304). This realm of fantasy...
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Published: 01 November 2007
Carrie Moyer, “Our Own Desires Will Build the Revolution,” 2004. Acrylic, glitter on canvas. 84 × 72 inches. Carrie Moyer, “Our Own Desires Will Build the Revolution,” 2004. Acrylic, glitter on canvas. 84 × 72 inches. More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Emily Chua Desiring China: Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture Lisa Rofel, Durham, NC Duke University Press 2007 264 $74.95/£45.00 HB ISBN 0–8223–3935–8 $21.95/£11.99 PB ISBN 0–8223–3947–1 © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 In her new collection of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
...David Clarke This article examines a number of recent European films that tackle the issue of migration from former communist countries to Western Europe. The key films discussed in the article all seek to show how the West is constructed as an object of desire for the inhabitants of the former...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... modernity that players desire and produce but that is everywhere complicated by the very conditions of its production. Drawing on the work of Bernhard Siegert, Svetlana Boym, Raymond Williams, James C. Scott, and Chandra Mukerji, we consider the block-, grid-, and code-level cultural techniques associated...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement on...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... alongside each other as intertwined technologies of confession that seek to parse “good, truthful” desirable bodies from “bad, deceptive” bodies threatening to contaminate the body politic. I argue that penal institutions, military practices, legal frameworks, and medical testing braid together through...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... aesthetic, as a register that does not (wish to) articulate its demands on law in the latter's terms, nevertheless critiques and calls on law insofar as these sites (re)mark the present against (im)possible Justice. In the relations between the absent bodies of the disappeared, the desires of the “social...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... horror of contemporary media culture. Finally, the article reflects on Virilio’s work on technodesertification and disappearance and Stiegler’s theory of the destruction of the delay of desire in the immediacy of drive through attention capture to show how screen culture annihilates the thickness of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... interest in creative strategies hinging on passivity and indifference and, second, a related desire to approach singular events free from the interference incurred by human cognition. In Lyotard's “libidinal” phase, as well as his later Kant-centered work, his investigations indicate that Cage's artistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
... art conceived as a tension between two irreconcilable regimes: on the one hand, there are the visible fluctuations of desire and, on the other, there is the readable regularity of language. In Lyotard's conception, discourse refers to any regime of presentation that produces sense by reducing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 158–169.
Published: 01 July 2013
... various personages whose stories are recounted in the narrative of Pacific Wall . Is it possible to classify the work, then, as a fiction? That would be too simplistic; the text seems deliberately designed to thwart our desire to situate it within an existing genre. The work contains many unsubstantiated...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... question opened up by the work of art situates it in this suspense, constitutes it as “event.” Bamford then goes on to explore the related notion of the libidinal. Noting, after James Williams, the “centrality of Freudian desire to the figural” (45), he links an account of the early works Libidinal...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Mélanie Dupéré Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age , by Harcourt Bernard E. , Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2015 , 364 pp, $35.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-674-50457-8 Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 As the Isidor and Seville...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
... organism. Dean cleverly inverts the reactionary Gustave Le Bon’s diagnosis of the crowd as collective madness and finds in this deindividuated experience the signs of a collective desire: a communal longing for the communal. It is from here that Dean can reintroduce the party as the remainder of this...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Werner Sombart’s (1967) alternative view, which explains how capitalism revolves around enjoyment, excess, and, centrally, sexual desire. Given these two spirits of capitalism, which revolve around austerity and luxury, I would suggest that it would be a mistake to imagine that neoliberal global...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 137–138.
Published: 01 July 2019
... it is, my ink- fueled vehicle carries me far beyond exoticism, my desires for change of place or scenery being confined to new ideas, to theoretical breakthroughs, to the unexpected.—PV Text and photograph of Paul Virilio courtesy of Sophie Virilio. ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Lacanian film theory) outright. In fact, the problem with early film theory is not so much its desire for a psychoanalytic reading of cinema, or for its questioning of the ideological elements of films and spectatorship, but rather its misreading of Lacanian theory, or its lack of attention to the later...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2016
... earthenware” vessels are the physical embodiment of a contemporary global supply network that displaces earth and weaves matter across the planet. They are presented as objects of desire, but their elevated radiation levels and toxicity make them objects we would not want to possess. They represent the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 327–343.
Published: 01 November 2018
... from the nonself. There seems to be, Lasch suggests, a “Faustian will-to-power” (1984: 238) at work in strategies that thrive on illusions and desires of omnipotence. In this article, though, I call those illusions Luciferian . All his agony notwithstanding, Faust is still very much dependent. He...