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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Atef Laouyene Signifying Loss: Toward a Poetics of Narrative Mourning , by Gana Nouri , Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press , 2014 , 228 pages, $29.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-61148-578-3 © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 The publication of Nouri Gana’s Signifying...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2019
... implied pictorial narratives often set against backdrops of luxury and leisure. While the work is informed by her personal journey of having been born in Nigeria, then immigrating and settling into American culture in conservative Alabama, she deploys an array of sources drawn from art history to popular...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Michael M.J. Fischer Three forms of narrative heuristics are identified and explored in the search for political inclusiveness, robustness, and legitimacy: (1) environmental topics: toxics and the need for second-order or reflexive institutions of modernization; water and the need for getting...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Bruce Bennett; Bülent Diken The article approaches The Hurt Locker , an enthusiastically received “critical” film, as a symptom of today's prevailing cultural and political codes. First we dwell on the homologies between the state of exception and the narrative logic of the film, including its...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... discussion. Part of the work of the museum is to materialize race, to move race and white supremacy to the center of the American national narrative. This article points to the way the museum creates what Jacques Rancière calls “dissensus,” and thus becomes a site of possibility for politics. The museum, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... upon developing the tolerance required to manage the cultural policy of multiculturalism, the reappearance of a nostalgic, monocultural nationalism has been unexpected. It has thrown into question those narratives used within Australian cultural studies to understand the process of nation formation as...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Paul Crosthwaite Through an analysis of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement (2001) , this essay considers the potentialities and limitations of narrative, and of representation more generally, as means of capturing and conveying the accelerated and intensely traumatic character of mechanized warfare. I...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
...John Armitage This illustrated article is a brief psychological and geographical narrative of a visit the author and his partner made to the grave of the well-known French cultural theorist Jean Baudrillard in Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris. However, it is simultaneously an attempt to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
... deconstructed through aesthetic means as well as the political stances of particular films to the narratives through which particular national identities are still being written. Alternatively they have been used to explore how cinema invents discourses that function as the basis for collective enunciations of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... years and was the first to produce work directly for the iPlayer platform. Using archival images to examine the present, his films produce counterintuitive connections and abrupt collisions that supplant the authority of narrative causality for a precarious network of associations and linkages. This...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...- class symbolic boundaries with notions of refinement and respectability, it examines how the discourse of civility shapes how the nouveaux riches are represented to the upper middle class, identifying a number of recurrent media frames and narrative tropes related to vulgarity, civility, and order. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... plot and narrative structure, and I explore the political implications of speed as reflected in the protagonists' interactions with agents of civilian power. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Jack Kerouac Paul Virilio On the Road speed disobedience Forty years after Jack Kerouac's...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 188–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Mickey Vallee Jean-François Lyotard argued repeatedly that the biggest challenge a musician or composer faces is emancipating sound from the tyranny of grand narratives. They labor not in the service of expression but in the exploration of radical methods that constitute what Lyotard terms the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of Russians and communists, these films defy easy categorization because they not only reproduced these cinematic tropes but also weaved in politics, themes, and conventions outside the mainstream Cold War narrative. In this article, I examine four spy/cop action films made by Filipino director...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-sourced visual diaries such as 2010’s Life in a Day are often celebrated as a means to relativize time and social homogeneity through individual narrative perspectives. To challenge this view, I show how the notion of simultaneity itself can be appropriated for purposes of legitimation and how Life in a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... also draw on my previous research on reproductive technology and ongoing organ-trafficking fieldwork. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 egg trade gray zones ethnography narrative work Developments in reproductive medicine have made it possible for many people with reproductive...
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Published: 01 November 2013
of goods and commodities as part of the global economic narrative of a wider cultural exchange. Many of the works found at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale reference and are informed by ideas and theories of the city, of social and public space, and of broader socioeconomic issues affecting modernization More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... under global capitalism, which to many are already familiar. However, Rofel argues that far from adopting a prepackaged set of neoliberal practices and cosmopolitan identities, China is engaged in an uncharted and experimental search for a post-Maoist narrative of national coherence. Examining the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Robert Harvey Jean-François Lyotard , by Bamford Kiff , London : Reaktion Books (Critical Lives) , 2017 , 176 pages, £11.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-78023-808-1 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 “The complexities. . . are pasted together. . . into a narrative, but one that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... administer the present, archive the past, and organize the future. This is, then, a work of media theory, but one that emphatically rejects the Anglo-American field’s tendency to privilege narrative and spectacle at the expense of the operational. The book makes a valuable contribution to an emergent...