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positions (2005) 13 (3): 481–514.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alain Badiou Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Bruno Bosteels The Cultural Revolution: The Last Revolution? Alain Badiou Why? Why discuss the “Cultural Revolution”—which is the official name for a long period of serious disturbances...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Alessandro Russo Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Probable Defeat: Preliminary Notes on the Chinese Cultural Revolution Alessandro Russo What makes it so difficult to discover any rational content in the Chinese Cultural...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 165–191.
Published: 01 February 1999
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 239–252.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Shuyu Kong Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 ?39 Commentary Swan and Spider Eater in Problematic Memoirs of Cultural Revolution Shuyu Kong In the last fifteen...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 539–564.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Tonglin Lu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Fantasy and Ideology in a Chinese Film: A Žižekian Reading of the Cultural Revolution Tonglin Lu The history of the Cultural Revolution, a traumatic event in the collective life of the Chinese people...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daisy Yan Du Conventional studies of the Chinese Cultural Revolution usually come from a human-centered perspective that focuses on politics, revolution, and class struggle dramatized in well-established artistic forms such as literature, live-action film, theater, and painting. This kind...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Liu Kang Slavoj Žižek has recently written quite extensively on Mao and China. This article is a commentary on his writings. Tracing the genealogy of Western Marxism from Gramsci, Athusser, and Badiou to Žižek, I argue that Žižek's misreading of the Chinese Revolution, especially Mao's theory...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 635–648.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alain Badiou Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Alberto Toscano, with the kind assistance of Lorenzo Chiesa and Nina Power Selections from Théorie du sujet on the Cultural Revolution Alain Badiou From “Subjective and Objective” (April 15, 1975) May 1968...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 649–658.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alain Badiou Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Lorenzo Chiesa Further Selections from Théorie du sujet on the Cultural Revolution Alain Badiou “Love What You Will Never Believe Twice” (June 9, 1979) Belief and confidence.—How Yukong moved the mountains...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... possibilities perdure. If modern commodity culture supports restoration, then what sort of neotraditionalism appears in the social? If revolution, then what sorts of revolution? Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Advertising Ephemera and the Angel of History Tani Barlow...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Laikwan Pang Exploring the visual representations of the barefoot doctors in China's Cultural Revolution, this article demonstrates how a medical policy is visualized and politicized, and it also shows how the visual culture of the time was richer than it has been assumed. This article meanders...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... with which they criticized their present and immediate past: imperial fascism and feudalism in Japan, and the Cultural Revolution in 1980s and 1990s China. In both the works of Takeuchi and Wang, Lu Xun evinces a resistance to evolutionary or progressive narratives of history. In this essay, I read Takeuchi...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., remembering, and contesting. This article pursues the prehistory of these images to critically address the recollection and reinvention of familial ties and bloodlines in contemporary Chinese art. The article studies a group of photographs taken during the second half of the Cultural Revolution, the early...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Slavoj Žižek The essay analyzes revolutionary terror apropos of two exemplary cases: the Jacobin phase of the French Revolution and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. In both cases, terror should be dismissed not as a mass crime but as a failed articulation of the radical emancipatory will. Our task...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... long after the Indonesian National Revolution had achieved its primary aim, political independence of the Republic of Indonesia, heir of the Dutch Empire; unfinished because they were to be published again and again, every printing and every reading creating other poems. The marble monuments...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to this view, equally guilty as the Guomindang in perpetuating this process. I argue that this one-dimensional reading of political modernity not only trivializes the politics of competing revolutions but abstracts everyday experiences as basic as those of space and time from their embeddedness in larger...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to that of a socialist revolution. In critically assessing this view, this article embeds the works of women writers in their contemporary social and cultural context. The focus of discussion throughout are the works of Kang Kyǒngae, perhaps the most prominent and representative writer of the group. Leftist women...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Party Revolution of 1932. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 ethnic Chinese assimilation Vajiravudh Free Thai Movement Jews of the Orient Second World War Siam Beyond Jews of the Orient: A New Interpretation of the Problematic Relationship between the Thai State and Its...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 653–669.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Slavoj Žižek Replying to the critical remarks in “Poeticizing Revolution,” the text clarifies the topic of Mao Zedong's dialectics and of the possibility of radical social transformation today. It points out Mao's total misunderstanding of what Hegel meant by dialectical process: Mao's dialectics...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 781–815.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Emily Wilcox Contrary to the common perception that dance in Mao-era China was dominated by the importation and adaptation of Soviet ballet, examination of historical sources in corroboration with Chinese-language dance scholarship suggests that China’s pre–Cultural Revolution socialist period...