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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
...G. Roger Denson Susanne Slavick's Out of Rubble is an exhibition in a book that boldly epitomizes the new, globally nomadic curation of art representative of current concerns of the world's vital cultures, both ancient and modern. Although the motif of rubble is chosen by Slavick to index...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
... war art violence horsepower empathic unsettlement restitution Persian miniature Khamsa Shahnameh digital collage rubble out of rubble car bomb While the automobile and its many-wheeled cousins were instrumental to the industrial transformation of the twentieth century, their role...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... (weeds and wildflowers springing up out of rubble). Children's play will also become part of this reversal and will appear newly important in this “wrecked, indifferent calm.” The wrecked space of the bombsites constitutes an emptying out of content. It is a wilderness in the sense that it is empty...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
....” When I arrived about an hour later, I found a group of people gathered around a fire amid the rubble with absent, distorted expressions; I witnessed cold fear in their eyes. The traces of the two bulldozers were still fresh; the valley was littered with scrap wood, deformed metal plates, plastic chairs...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., architecture and engineering, ruins and rubble, violence and inertia, the spectacularly symbolic and the blankly dumb, the bunker is the waste of modernity that cannot be tidied away. In the case of Orford Ness, after existing for the best part of a century as a Ministry of Defence secret, the National...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of protest and utopian critique in contemporary art. As in the other contributions that make up this special issue, Miles’s essay is concerned with how cultural work can create a vantage point within the present that can enable a view out over the future, one that can offer hope and a sense of possibility...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... if it enlists the services of theology, which today, as we know, is small and ugly and has to keep out of sight. (1940/2003: 389) In this passage Benjamin suggests that historical materialism must enlist the services of theology to defeat its opponents. Historical materialism remains the puppet, while...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the limited state of human reality, there is also a sense in which he favors decay, corruption, and collapse, simply because this is what reality is and the champions of the good are fated to fail in their efforts to drive out uncertainty. In Baudrillard's view, then, and this is what Carnival and Cannibal...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... he tells her about all his adventures—leaving out the beds of the nymphs. Then a sweet slumber overcomes them both. This we know; after all, Homer and the Greeks celebrated Odysseus as their biggest liar. Only in one respect did Odysseus not lie. The many islands on which those giants or nymphs...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Freund E. 1987 . The Return of the Reader: Reader-Response Criticism . London : Methuen . Holland N.N. 1982 . “ Why This is Transference, Nor Am I Out of It. ” Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought , 5 : 27 – 34 . Iser W. 1974 . The Implied Reader: Patterns...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is that which compels or liberates behavior” ( 1989a: 58 ), then the governance of texts by institutions is also the governance of the individuals who potentially live out these texts as inalterable truths ( Agger 1989b , 1989a: 23 ). Ironically, the anonymous author of “On the Irrelevance of APSA and APSR...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., says Pamuk, Tanpınar sought to evoke and promote an image of “Turkish Istanbul,” and to affirm the city's modern “Turkish” identity (2005: 226). To evince and to advance, that is to say, a contemporary national identity for the beloved city. What the literary Republican friends did was to produce, out...