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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Daniel Cordle Taking its critical cue from notions of a United States “containment culture,” developed by Alan Nadel and Elaine Tyler May, this article locates Judith Merril’s atomic war novel, Shadow on the Hearth (1950) , in early Cold War political contexts. Contrary to readings that see Gladys...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 1 Garden of Eternal Return; Valley of the Shadow (2019). Oil on two gesso panels, 48 × 72 in. Collection of Naghmeh Shirkhan. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy of the artist and Naghmeh Shirkan. Figure 1 Garden of Eternal Return; Valley of the Shadow (2019). Oil on two gesso panels More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on the part of the local Jewish community. A similar controversy sparked off by the film adaptation of the play Shadow of Angels by Daniel Schmid. During the film’s screening at the Cannes Film Festival the Israeli delegation walked out, while there was also rumor of censorship in France. Gilles Deleuze wrote...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... experiment from his Republic , the allegory portrays prisoners who can only stare ahead while the fire behind is ablaze. So all they perceive of reality is the flickering shadows of themselves on an otherwise blank wall. Teachers often tell students that those shadows (updated to include propaganda, heresy...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 326–333.
Published: 01 November 2009
... seminars, educational programs, theater workshops, and conversations with the community. A “shadow” fund was given to local organizations for rebuilding efforts in neighborhoods where the play was presented. Waiting for Godot in New Orleans: A Play in Two Acts. A Project in Three Parts , was co...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
...: “Why, these images are just shadows! These sounds are just echoes! The real world is out there somewhere.” The existence of another, more real world of which The Cave™ provides mere copies is assumed, but nobody thinks much of it. Yours is the wisdom of Playstation: Live in your world, play in ours...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Unknown Fields © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Rare earth metals are the fundamental materials that enable the featherweight, slim, and seamless aesthetics of our contemporary technologies. As our personal electronics tend toward the invisible, they conjure in their shadows an undeniably...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... imitations of an unchanging national character” (20), yet it seems almost impossible to avoid tracing the work of these writers back to traditional Japanese philosophies of stillness and balance. In particular, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s seminal 1933 essay In Praise of Shadows is called to mind, with its...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of a number of essays that, importantly, focus less on the spectacular “killing” of cities than on the incorporation of military technologies into “everyday” urban practices. Simon Guy's contribution on Berlin is the first of two chapters considering the shadows cast over contemporary urbanism by Cold War...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 302–313.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Figure 1 Garden of Eternal Return; Valley of the Shadow (2019). Oil on two gesso panels, 48 × 72 in. Collection of Naghmeh Shirkhan. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy of the artist and Naghmeh Shirkan. Figure 1 Garden of Eternal Return; Valley of the Shadow (2019). Oil on two gesso panels...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... fertility medicine, reproductive tourism, and the transnational egg trade meet. By gray zones, I refer to Carolyn Nordstrom's (2004) discussion of global shadow zones and shadow markets—places where regular shadow economies govern existence and where people, goods, weapons, money, bodies, and so...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... photography. Among the earliest of these, Roger Fenton's Valley of the Shadow of Death , taken in 1855 during the Crimean War, has captured a dirt road in a ravine littered with cannonballs. Similarly, Interior View of Fort Sumter Showing Ruins , one of the many well-known photographs by anonymous...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... always indeterminate historicity – the futural dimension again. Dasein determines its present by “running ahead to the certain yet indeterminate past” (ibid.: 20). Critical theory today still often takes refuge in the shadow of this apparently radical revision of the concept of the structure...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 384–390.
Published: 01 November 2015
...; it is in fact a divisive light that illuminates one side of the social body but leaves the other side in shadow or casts it into darkness” (2003: 70). The origin of the searchlight, then, is illuminated—as is history itself—by the light of absolutist wars. Searchlights exploit the same optical laws...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Suite vénitienne and The Shadow are about preserving or even creating secrets – secrets, moreover, which the author does not know herself. The secret belongs to the text, the object the artist has created, yet which – like all art – has taken on a life, and almost therefore an “agency,” of its own...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and transparency and its organization by neoliberal market forces. In an era of multimedia screens and hypercommunication, Han speaks on behalf of the secret, of shadows and opacity, of the inaction of contemplation, the Other, and—perhaps his foremost concern—negativity. Especially today, negativity is seldom...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
... for example Uncle Charlie's diatribe against women in Shadow of a Doubt . Likewise the depiction of Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver was notoriously toned down in post-production at the behest of director Martin Scorsese and script writer Paul Schrader on account of their fear that his xenophobic monologues...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 36–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... illustrated manuscripts. I combined many of the 786 pages received from the Freedom of Information Bureau with images from the years I was shadowed. Now the spying is all-inclusive. In my new drawing project [ figs. 4 – 5 ], 2 individual faces merge into the many. I am spying with line. Hopefully...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... rightly champions its subversive qualities above the more masculine, conservative pessimism of McCarthy's No Country for Old Men and Charles Bowden's A Shadow in the City . Within his analysis, Beck briefly mentions a bizarre chapter in Almanac where an old woman crashes planes by running her fingers...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
... century, the project for a judenfrei Europe—forever now an immense shadow cast over the European ideal. If your voice always had a hopeful tone, then that tone coexisted, when you spoke about these things, in complex relation to a dark pitch of thought. And let me end on that note of darkness...