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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
... articulations are nonbarbaric ruptures, in that they challenge our living on irresponsibly within the condition of barbarism via a constant confrontation with complicity. Theodor W. Adorno Gustav Metzger negative dialectics art after Auschwitz ethics Cultural criticism finds itself faced...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on negative dialectics here: “The issue is not to deny the existence of some fixed element in thought. . . . But the fixed, positive point, just like negation, is an aspect —and not something that can be anticipated, placed at the beginning of everything.” Skilled in the absorption of potential critiques...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... communications. As in the example of FLOSS, the technological aesthetic sketched here works tactically at the level of communication in order to restore to power its capacity for action, its future-orientation, its virtuality. References Adorno Theodor. 1973 . Negative Dialectics . Trans...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “negative” or “opposite,” or, personified, their others and enemies (151). 7 I am intrigued here by the way in which Jameson explicates the dialectical relations between art and its negations, especially since the latter are understood in a nonpejorative, dialectical sense. In the concluding section, I...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Adorno Theodor W. 1997a . “ Fragment über Musik und Sprache” (“Fragment on Music and Language”) . In Gesammelte Schriften (Collected Works) , vol. 16 . Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp Adorno Theodor W. 1997b . Negative Dialektik (Negative Dialectics) . In Gesammelte Schriften...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and reanimated subjectivities we need to address the huge problems that lie in store for us in the twenty-first century. References Adorno Theodor W. 1997 . Negative Dialectics . Translated by E.B. Ashton . London : Continuum Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... capabilities, through which we vigorously address and make meaningful the inherent nullity of the world. Not surprisingly, this project is rendered problematic under capitalism, wherein the relentless pursuit of individual profit can only result in a “negative dialectic” tending toward the cul-de-sac...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that The Dialectic of Sex has been problematically positioned as exemplary of the second-wave radical feminist canon, rather than as its extensive immanent critique. By the mid-1970s, as Echols (1989 : 105) delineates, “Firestone was rapidly becoming the negative referent, the bad girl who harbored a contempt...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... The meaning of the word depends on the negative relation between signifiers. Language implements a grill through which it subsumes an exterior correlate (in its density and opacity) onto a space where terms negatively define each other's value. Hence the differential relation between language as a flat code...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... his foremost concern—negativity. Especially today, negativity is seldom upheld as scrupulously and taken with such seriousness as Han takes it. This is perhaps his primary contribution to contemporary theory. For Han “the society of transparency manifests first and foremost as a society of positivity...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Mark Featherstone This article explores what one might call the dystopia of contemporary screen-based culture through a discussion of the work of Paul Virilio and Bernard Stiegler. Centrally, it explains that the screen might be seen as a negative abyss, where absolute surface creates the effect...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... —Lucio Magri, Considerazioni sui fatti di maggio The quantity of interval determines the pressure of the tension. —Sergei Eisenstein, “A Dialectic Approach to Film Form” Given the flurry of commemorations, hot takes, and reevaluations that inevitably accompany them, political anniversaries...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2015
... embracing technology surrealists might overheat the machines and lead them off the rails (90). He argues that disruption, friction, interruption, and destruction should not be understood in purely negative terms but dialectically, as the resources for production itself against the smooth space of capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Strategies (1983) by Jean Baudrillard, published in the same year as Critique of Cynical Reason . The latter criticizes dialectical thinking too and replaces sublation with excess. At the very beginning of this text, the end of dialectics is proclaimed and the advent of an era envisaged, the dynamics...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
...” ( Rasmussen 2002: 187 ) that not only ignores (recent) nationalist animosities but erases its own part in the history of those animosities. In studies of Serbia under Milošević, turbo-folk is commonly used as a negative label that suggests nationalism, backwardness, rural primitivism, and kitsch culture...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in historicity, negativity, and presence, and flag its potentially authoritarian impulses, this essay seeks to reframe Bazin's ontological project as a question of cinema's sense (rather than its essence) to mobilize a different set of conclusions that may in fact prove to restore faith in the digital image...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... A. Oxford : Clarendon . Shields Rob . 1999 . Lefebvre, Love, and Struggle: Spatial Dialectics . London : Routledge . Whitehead Charles N. 1926 . Science and the Modern World . New York : Macmillan . Wilson Colin . 1956 . The Outsider . London : Gollancz . How...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Theodor W. 2002 . Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments . Translated by Jephcott Edmund . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Latour Bruno . 2020 . “ Protective Measures: An Exercise ,” introduced and translated by Muecke Stephen . Cultural Politics 17...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ). The three figures stand: a gesture, a dialectical enactment; before them there is a splash of brightness as the banner is reflected on the water’s blue-gray surface: a glimpse of hope, or a resurgence of a latent utopian memory? But this is my interpretation and may seem too fancy. Protest Drives...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., in the opposing project. That is, and against Choat, it is difficult to square the poststructuralist deferral to the matrices of linguistic discursivism with Marx’s dialectical materialist commitment to revolution. Choat’s own engagement with Marx reinforces my concern with the ways in which poststructuralists...