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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257-278.
Published: 01 November 2005
...” (Nietzsche, Vico, Joyce) and the mythic figure of Trickster as formulated in anthropology and psychoanalysis (Radin, Hyde, Jung). Specifically, the political culture of globalization is cast in terms of the reconfiguration of the archaic and an intensification of myth (Benjamin). An examination of the...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 361-373.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Kittler to an increasingly insufferable Siegfried at the court of vexed Burgundians who had missed the opportunity to get rid of him in time. Reading Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda , I stumbled across a more memorable image: Kittler was Loki, the Nordic trickster god. Odin, troubled caretaker of an...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 399-412.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and global anglophone empires. “Terrorists,” in turn, appears to include early pastoral societies, nomads, bedouins, Arab royalty, assorted freedom fighters, and a mélange of Queen Victoria's mobilized collective ethnic subjects. And in between there are trickster figures like Rudyard Kipling's Kim...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139-156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and calls for a radical reassessment of established modes. Identity becomes a shifting concept, and in the absence of firm points of reference Sal's perception of himself is subjected to modification. Sal is now reduced to the status of a trickster and, what is more, an unsuccessful one. The narrator...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159-192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... fragments one was told by parents as in Maxine Hong Kingston's Woman Warrior ; transference patterns of behavior as in Michael Arlen's Passage to Ararat ; bilingualism as in Chicano/a and Mexican American writing; or irony as in Gerald Vizenor's Native American modern trickster tales), ethnic auto...