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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rhetorical figure than a function. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 recursivity rhetoric media theory Niklas Luhmann systems theory Theodor W. Adorno Homer The Odyssey music anti-Americanism Stanley Kubrick orality mathematics functionalism “In the Wake of the Odyssey ,” a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
... interpretation the availability of materials is of two kinds – personal oral accounts and official documents. Both place limits: one goes back a maximum of seventy or eighty years; the other excludes materials covered by the Official Secrets Act and the thirty-year rule. Schofield concludes that there is another...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2012
... concerned with technological media should have reverted to orality. Indeed, during the last decade of his life the oral format became an expedient outlet for Kittler and an equally valuable resource for his followers. He was an outspoken interviewee who never wasted the reader's time with carefully balanced...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... party is apparently a gathering at which each girl wears a different color of lipstick and performs oral sex on each of the boys. The rainbow, I gather, is what the boys end up with. I’m not sure what the girls end up with. There is some debate about whether these parties exist anywhere apart from this...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... having just received) oral sex. Minor narratives run through the book too: the messy studio space in which the sexual encounters seem to occur; the women who are seen providing the oral sex, only to then disappear and sometimes reappear later; Richardson’s assistants who occasionally step into (“photo...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
...” and brings in oral history and film to remood the dominant archive by intensifying “feelings of pride and optimism in an archival force-field that has foregrounded problems and racial anxiety” (106). The theory is convincing, even more so when put to work in the case studies. Since theory occupies...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Space of Memory (1997) draws on Derridean deconstruction and the Moroccan oral tradition in order to introduce fitna as a rhetorical figure designating “the danger [in] the fictional/illusionary play of images and words that don’t correspond to an object world but create their own object inside the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Lyotard indicates in “ Domus and the Megalopolis” (1988), also, for example, structures that of oral and written cultures in Lévi-Strauss’s Tristes Tropiques (1955), in its nostalgia for an authentic communication opposed to the proliferation of mechanographics and their institutional forms (Lyotard...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... character” characterizes both radio and television ( McLuhan 1989: 91, 98 ). 7 In The Gutenberg Galaxy McLuhan is already not speaking of the oral/pre-media world as a paradise but referring, rather, to its “terror.” “Terror is the normal state of any oral society, for in it everything affects...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... contemporary debates through their inquiries into, for instance, the materialities of oral and literary communication practices ( Havelock 1963 ; Ong 1982) ; the shape and rhythms of an emerging globalized information society ( McLuhan 1962 , 1964 ); the role of media, ancient and contemporary, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that land and its nonhuman inhabitants for their profit, as it does to this day ( Armstrong 2007) . And settler illiteracy toward the power of oral history and storytelling and their obsession with the written text represented (and represents), from a certain perspective, a depraved cultural immaturity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...—likewise took form on different media substrates: manuscripts, printed books, oral address. These formats of communication shaped the advice authors dispensed, which in turn shaped the built environment their readers created. 15 Clay tablet or scroll shaped architectural thought, which in turn informed...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
... common. Disciplines may or may not involve professional bodies. They place different weight on various means of knowledge dissemination: mono graphs, conference posting, journal papers, or oral presentations. They may or may not involve widely accepted narratives of development populated by heroic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... researched. The researcher will ordinarily concentrate on only one aspect of a society, under the presupposition that the organization and significance of a part reflects the whole society and culture. Griaule aimed to study the language, habitat, oral tradition, myth, technology, and aesthetics of a society...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Wisconsin Press . Mumford Lewis . (1934) 1962 . Technics and Civilization . New York : Harcourt, Brace . Ong Walter J. 1982 . Orality and Literacy: The Technologising of the Word . New York : Methuen . Pacey Arnold . 2001 . Meaning in Technology . Cambridge, MA : MIT...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Take Walter Ong’s classic Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. The subtitle suggests that the processing of language in pretypographic times was, somehow, a less technological, and thus more “natural,” affair. One of the lasting achievements of Kittler was to unravel the discursive...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... The Divine Comedy Virgil The Aeneid Stefan George Gottfried von Strassburg Jean-Luc Godard Le mèpris William Burroughs computer technology Stanley Kubrick 2001: A Space Odyssey oral poetry Why do our questions keep returning to Odysseus? The answer may be found in Jorge Luis Borges. He...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in philosophy and perhaps even for the entrance exams to the École normale supérieure of the rue d’Ulm or Sèvres, 52 which included a philosophy test in both the written and the oral sections. For example, in 1966, though it was Aristotle who came up in the history of philosophy section of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... accents (some simultaneously facial and oral impersonations you might encounter in England include the squeezed mouth and screwed-up eyes that accompany many a lampooned Irish accent and the severe jaw and angry, clenched teeth that, apparently, are demanded of those who utter English with a German accent...