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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 3   George Shaw, Scenes from the Passion: Late , 2002. Humbrol enamel on board, 91 × 121 cm. WG/GSHA00251. Tate Collection. Courtesy: Wilkinson Gallery, London Figure 3 . George Shaw, Scenes from the Passion: Late, 2002. Humbrol enamel on board, 91 × 121 cm. WG/GSHA00251. Tate More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” Badiou’s thesis that the twentieth century was marked by a “passion for the real” into the context of his own project of spherology. The twentieth century consists primarily of the activation of the real in a passion for technological and economic antigravitation. The result is the slow but unavoidable...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...; and the hypermorality of the last, but still all too dominant generation of Frankfurt School theorists. Finally, I draw some political conclusions by opposing another source of inspiration for Sloterdijk’s “joviality,” the Luhmannian theory of complexity, to the bivalent “passion for the real” that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the war against terror, its depoliticizing effects. It is a depoliticized picture, in which the lack of antagonistic politics and subjectivities in today's democratic materialist constellation is countered with the inherent excess of the system, the protagonist's (self-)destructive passion for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Friedrich Kittler; Christoph Weinberger The following interview with Friedrich Kittler, conducted by Christoph Weinberger in July 2007, is a passionate and instructive tour de force of pithy sound bites in which Kittler looks back on his work and criticizes alternate approaches to media. © 2012...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... argues that: a triangular relationship has been constructed in China among repression, which signifies the inhibition of human nature; interests, which signify self-regulation; and passion, which signifies excess. Between repression and passion lies socialism, while between passion and interests lies...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Figure 3   George Shaw, Scenes from the Passion: Late , 2002. Humbrol enamel on board, 91 × 121 cm. WG/GSHA00251. Tate Collection. Courtesy: Wilkinson Gallery, London Figure 3 . George Shaw, Scenes from the Passion: Late, 2002. Humbrol enamel on board, 91 × 121 cm. WG/GSHA00251. Tate...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... productive. In contrast, he observes, “thresholds and transitions are zones of mystery, uncertainty, transformation, death, and fear, but also yearning, hope, and expectation. Their negativity constitutes the topology of passion” (32). As Han illustrates in The Transparency Society , our current society...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... video presentation. Its performers are predominantly scantily clad, sexually provocative women singing about love, passion, death, sex, and money. Turbo-folk has a number of formal and stylistic similarities to other types of “world music” such as Algerian rai, Indian bhangra, and Mexican narcocorridos...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Kamilla Petrick Hoarders, Doomsday Preppers, and the Culture of the Apocalypse , by Foster Gwendolyn Audrey , New York : Palgrave-Pivot , 2014 , 82 pages, $67.50 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-137-46806-2 © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 In this provocative, passionate, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
... sometimes participates in this propensity and dons through passion what reason would forbid it at other times; it makes the animosity of the nation subservient to hostile projects which originate in ambition and other sinister motives” (p. 126). Ringing in these words are the antecedents of the Bush...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2007
... society, we would be wise to heed Robotham's warning that: “[w]ithout paying far closer attention to economics – without bringing the economy back in – those that are serious about overcoming the failures of capitalism will find themselves confined to an anti-capitalist passion which is incapable of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 November 2006
... passions of modernity to instigate progress through a strong collective identity. Yet, in the wake of these failed social experiments came an equal distrust of mass consciousness. The popularity of Freud’s work in the postwar years is indicative of the ways in which people began to reject the prospect of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 29. She had been performing selected arias from Puccini’s brilliant opera Tosca for several years. I loved the romantic passionate story and saw elements of our life together in the narrative. Nora’s livecast and recorded concert were among the most memorable of her career (Nora York’s Diva’s Song...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and passionately argued analysis of American literature set in and around the Southwest, attempts to locate the key sites, events, and resources of an emerging postwar national security state. By making visible “the maps and mazes of power that overlay the desert West” (296) and the underhand nature...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... problems around the issue of race” (p. 96). The latter chapters contain the clearest articulation of the central arguments of the book. At the end of Chapter 4, McKay argues with some passion against a purist “musicological hermeneutic” (p. 239), pointing out the necessity for a sociopolitical reading...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 330–336.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... Ike’s semiskilled efforts promise accessibility to the powerful man through the back door of his conformist solitary passion. Politics and the military are team sports; painting is for tyrants. Dwight D. Eisenhower: The Deserted Barn (also known as The Red Barn ), 1958, oil on canvas, 16 × 20...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... luxury predicated on shifts in understandings of need is recognized as essential to growth. Although Berry’s story takes in the de-moralization of luxury, so that the Socratic-Platonic, Stoic vision of the evil of the passions no longer holds in the modern world, I would suggest that the moral critique...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... future different from the present.” Bauman’s response to that, I think, would be that, for this to happen, sociological help is required to discern the conditions of possibility. He probably would not go as far as Kierkegaard (1986) , who proposed that hope is a “passion for the possible,” but he would...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Something in art calls for this response. Art perceived strictly aesthetically is art aesthetically misperceived. —Theodor Adorno, Aesthetic Theory Since March 2015, South Africa has witnessed a resurgence of passionate decolonial struggles spearheaded by students at tertiary institutions of...