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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... optimism. So why Moby Dick ? The answer appears obvious: ever since the Bible, the whale is Leviathan; ever since Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan is the state. The small band of revolutionaries on the Pequod (again, not a name to inspire confidence) sail the treacherous seas to hunt down its most offensive...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 Hunting Season (Mother & Daughter) , 2016. Charcoal, pastel, and pencil on paper, 59 × 70½ in. © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. More
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2022
... fraternization in the history of music? The operative word, the Kitterian mantra, is not sound but noise —more precisely, Rauschen (more of which below), which just like its counterpart Geist for over thirty years wandered through Kittler's texts much like Wotan, the alleged leader of the Wild Hunt, roams...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
...John Armitage; Joy Garnett © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 How are we to describe selected paintings and artists concerned with the evening, along with small communities or sociocultural groups coming together in the twilight founded on apparently esoteric hunting beliefs? In the first...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of fortifications.” Louis XIII, however, does not seem to be paying attention to the cardinal. Instead, he is enjoying “hunting”—shooting real men dressed up like birds. This scene is a reference to a central theme in the film: sovereignty. For despite its theatricality, “hunting” here is not merely an allegory...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
... inhibition that exists between members of a common species. In other words, war may have been for a very long time, as it is in Ernst Jünger’s On the Marble Cliffs , an either supremely elevated or equally debased form of hunting. The Arcadians attributed the only victory in their wars against the Spartans...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 287–296.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., a media war was and is necessary. 2 It was started by Wagner's furious host: Furious host, wild hunt, locally also known as the army of Wode or Wuotis, army of anger or rage, wild retinue, or simply wild huntsman, is according to German legend a host led by Wotan (hence the name) or a large retinue...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Figure 1 Hunting Season (Mother & Daughter) , 2016. Charcoal, pastel, and pencil on paper, 59 × 70½ in. © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. ...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 303–318.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Handbook ( Piesman and Hartley 1994 ). It attempts to depict two Yuppies as follows: The male on the cover of The Yuppie Handbook is shown with a Cross pen, pin stripe suit, Rolex watch, squash racquet, Burberry trench coat, Gucci briefcase, co-op offering prospectus, and L. L. Bean duck hunting boots...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... immediately germane, since it was designed to serve as the Author’s Last Word and to be published at the end of the novel: Every summer my wife and I go butterfly hunting. The specimens are deposited at scientific institutions, such as the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard or the Cornell University...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 200–206.
Published: 01 July 2010
... witch hunts and hearings that were to grip the American entertainment industry for a decade, with reverberations beyond, the creators of these films could never prove that they had received direct orders from the Roosevelt administration to produce these films, since those orders remained classified...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2012
... occasionally breaks the mold. Especially his lecture “In the Wake of the Odyssey ” presents formidable problems to listeners, readers, and—above all—translators. We are therefore including two companion pieces, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young's “Hunting a Whale of a State” and Powell's “Excursions and Recursions...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 384–390.
Published: 01 November 2015
...) threatened to deprive local lords, with their absolute hunting rights, of their customary haul of rabbits, stags, and deer. In France, the use of such lanterns was punishable by death, for it was assumed they might enable murderers to hunt, trap, blind, and kill humans and animals alike. Which...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in Asia, not just because of its ability to connect with Chinese diasporic cinema ( Hunt 2003: 157–83 ; Fu 2008 ) but also in the way it exercises a nonhierarchical or non-assimilative “marginal imperialism” ( Lii 1998 ). So, while Hong Kong is in itself subjected to the cultural imperialism of Hollywood...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . London : Abacus . Hodge B. Kress G. 1988 . Social Semiotics . London : Polity Press . Horkheimer M. Adorno T. W. 1998 [1947] . The Dialectic of Enlightenment , trans. Cumming J. . New York : Continuum . Hunt E. S. Murray J. M. 1999 . A History...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 1960s. Prior to the colonial encroachment of this waterfront inlet, which cuts and separates what is now the peninsular modern downtown, this site was traditionally occupied and extensively used by First Nation peoples as a fishing and hunting grounds. My extensive project from the early 1990s, “Sites...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... as such can assume the form of a treasure hunt. The treasure is imagined as the universal means for easing life’s burden, and it need only be found for its beneficent effects to be felt at once. To understand the developments of the European dynamic of enrichment, it is necessary to recall once again...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., acknowledged for what it is—the engine and chief influence on human morality. Sumptuary laws, for example, sought to police luxury transgressions in premodern Europe ( Hunt 1996) . Yet these laws’ decline and dismissal by modernists such as Barbon and Hume is viewed by Berry as indicative of something else...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... mimicked them in everything from when to hunt to how to transport furs. (The birch-bark canoe could carry heavy loads and traverse long distances.) “White men follow Indian [ sic 13 ] methods,” he writes bluntly in the 1924 McKenzie River field notes ( Innis 1924) . As beaver populations declined...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... of sea beasts and a primordial recognition of danger. The time I have spent hunting submarines and tracking helicopters has been a quest to come closer to this strange mythology of associations within modern hard-edged technology. But it has been a nervous exploration. Being drawn...
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