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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Disappeared? (2009), The Agony of Power (2010b), and Carnival and Cannibal (2010a) – represent Baudrillard's final statement on the nature of hyperreality in the age of globalization and extend the thesis set out in his The Intelligence of Evil or the Lucidity Pact (2005). In this book Baudrillard...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... What the literary Republican friends did was to produce, out of the abject conditions of existence that they observed of “the poor, defeated and deprived Muslim population” (227), “a nationalist literature offering an innocent view of tradition” (236). Through the imaginative prism of their particular...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between the visible and the invisible, 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... from prison, Robbie has joined the army. He is now part of the British Expeditionary Force, which is retreating, in disarray, to Dunkirk before the onslaught of the German war machine. The sequence traces the three soldiers’ progress in this ravaged, chaotic environment. Passing through the rubble of a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... counterpart to this apparatus. The puppet, called “historical materialism”, is to win all the time. It can easily be a match for anyone 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... pointed out that globalization - as the experience of a compression of space and time through acceleration - often remains limited to those who actually have access to new technologies and who are referred to as a new “kinetic elite.” Consequently it can be argued that this intense involvement in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., as Ben Agger argues, “text 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., societies, churches, age-old beliefs); what was once seen as unimportant and incidental now appears timeless, reliable, and eternal (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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... years, Odysseus sleeps with his wife, and while in bed 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in the end-times, Stiegler (2012) tells us we are living in uncontrollable societies, where people have simply abandoned the hegemonic norms and values associated with capitalism. Thus, dystopia is now. We live dystopia every day but fail to confront it because we have normalized it out of...