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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Gair Dunlop If war is conducted largely on the field of logistics, how is the necessary level of involvement in the administrative staff maintained? How do those left behind on the ground remind themselves of how and why they fight? Abandoned office spaces on disbanded squadron facilities may give...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of events leading up to and away from 9/11, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the War on Terror. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Voltaire, who coined the term “philosophy of history,” is often credited with being the first to work out a nonreligious approach to history. He...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... on an unprecedentedly massive scale during the Second World War. I argue that in Atonement these conditions are most effectively evoked when the text relinquishes its aspirations to pure, contemporaneous presence and instead employs tactics of evasion, elision, and belatedness. I conclude by suggesting that, under...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., will be assessed. It will be argued that, rather than the self-inflicted death of the global liberal order by means of irrational destructive terrorism, or the imminent collapse of Islamic fundamentalism, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the subsequent war on terror exhibit the tensions...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., beginnings and endings, images Spero would deploy in Maypole . The artist recalled these haunted beings as revelations: In the early 1960s, I have these strange creatures, saying “merde” and “fuck you.” They’re very angry images. These snake-like- or worm-like figures are a precursor of the War Series...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Alex Houen This article explores ways in which the poems Allen Ginsberg wrote against the Vietnam War entailed resisting what he viewed to be effects of “coldwar subjectivity” – in particular, the automation of thinking and feeling. Many of these poems are what Ginsberg called “auto poems”: lyrical...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Marek Bartelik Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914–1917 , Cohen Aaron J. , Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press , 2008 , 246 pages, $45.00/£32.00, HB ISBN: 9780803215474 © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... For the worst thing about this is that here we have a parody of violence, a parody of war itself, pornography becoming the ultimate form of abjection of a war that is incapable of being merely war, of merely killing, and that is being drawn out into an infantile, Ubuesque “reality show,” a desperate simulacrum...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jonathan Harris This essay highlights post-1945 intertwined aesthetic and political radicalisms in the visual arts, drawing on key examples from the United States and Western Europe in the decades from the end of World War II to the present. It seeks to explore the complex relations between...
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Cultural Politics (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 Real...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leong Yew Little has been written about Asian spy films and their relationship with Cold War cultural studies. While their Anglo-American counterparts could be discursively analyzed for the way they portrayed Western anxieties about communism, constructed own identities as opposed to the alterity...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series . Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School University, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series. Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School More
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Published: 01 March 2009
Nancy Spero, Male Bomb (1966). From War Series . Gouache and ink on paper. 36 × 24 in. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. Nancy Spero, Male Bomb (1966). From War Series. Gouache and ink on paper. 36 × 24 in. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York. Photograph More
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 2 Eternal War Series #6 On Message (2016). Oil on eleven gesso panels, 12 × 12 in. each. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy of the artist. Figure 2 Eternal War Series #6 On Message (2016). Oil on eleven gesso panels, 12 × 12 in. each. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy More
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 3 Osama bin Laden Watching Himself on TV . Panel 8 of Eternal War Series #6 On Message (2016). Oil on eleven gesso panels, 12 × 12 in. each. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy of the artist. Figure 3 Osama bin Laden Watching Himself on TV. Panel 8 of Eternal War Series #6 More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the Vietnam War. The crucial question centered around the proper role of the audience, or citizenry: Should members sit quietly and watch the drama unfold, confident in the decisions of those elected to perform certain roles? Or should they raise their voices and demand to be a part of the action...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler; Geoffrey Winthrop-Young The paper provides a brief outline of the way in which the history of war redraws the boundaries between humans, animals (wild and domesticated), and machines. by permission of the rightsholder, Susanne Holl animals Friedrich Kittler war...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
...James Ash Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture by Crogan Patrick Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press , 2011 , $75.00/£48.00 (hardcover), $25.00/£16.00 (paperback) ISBN 978-0-8166-5334-8, 978-0-8166-5335-5 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the ubiquitous features of war and its aftermath, the artworks included herein equally represent indigenous cultures' intent to reinforce and maintain local customs and values as a defense against both reactionary regional insurgencies that embrace modernity from within and the long arm of homogenizing forces...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Deborah Frizzell This article is an analysis of artist-activist Nancy Spero’s War Series paintings, 1966–70. The author analyzes her paintings from this crucial time period within the context of significant historical events that impacted her artistic development of themes, formal devices...