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After the Party

Trump, Le Pen, and the New Normal

Anne Sa’adah

use violence”…. Last spring, this was a kind of right-wing performance art. Now it is the language of the man leading in the Republican polls, a man who … could, not inconceivably, become President of the United States. Imagine that. 39 Gingrich

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Nik Farrell Fox and Bryan Mukandi

of what Fanon said, while avoiding the trap of seeking to legitimate that by means of an appeal to the thinking of white, male philosophers. This is not only a work of exegesis but also a literary, philosophic performance that retraces and recites

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Jorge Lizarzaburu, Adrian van den Hoven, and Donovan Irven

plays are enacted and embodied in the performance of real people and bodies on the stage. While this may seem a bit obvious when stated so plainly (as many philosophical insights can be when oversimplified), Ekberg has picked up on a philosophically

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

cultural dimensions of magic. The book is divided into seven chapters, of which only four deal directly with activities in Algeria, the remaining three chapters being more concerned with the analogies between magic and illusionary performance or

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Organized Freedom and Progressive Reflection

Cameron Bassiri

particular other fulfilling that function and can be further distinguished from the performance of the other in the comparison of her results, efficiency, and so on. The difference constituted by this negation is essential for her identity; it retains the

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Gender, Empire, and the Politics of Regeneration

Christopher E. Forth

manhood. For the British as well as the French, the credible performance of masculinity often required an unsustainable balancing act: on one hand, the polished refinements of the “civilized” gentleman that, when seen as excessive, might cause him to seem

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From Political Fringe to Political Mainstream

The Front National and the 2014 Municipal Elections in France

Gabriel Goodliffe

Following Marine Le Pen’s record electoral performance in the 2012 presidential elections, in which she won an unprecedented 17.9% of the vote, the Front national (FN) resumed its electoral progress in the 2014 municipal elections. * In March 2014

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Camille Robcis and Benjamin Poole

). Performances of theater, literature, and history sought to enlighten the masses with (national) culture. Unsurprisingly, these programs gratified paternalistic elites (on both the left and the right) more than popular audiences, who preferred the (often

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What Was So Funny about Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob (1973)

A Comedic Film between History and Memory

Michael Mulvey

fixed identifications by showing gentile audiences de Funès’s performance of Judaism removed from nineteenth-century xenophobia and twentieth-century racist caricature. 14 As the fictional Pivert, de Funès mocked the notion of stable identity through

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How and Why “Bobos” Became French

Scott Gunther

38 Psychology François Male 43 Radio Elisabeth Female 49 Music performance Gabrielle Female 47 Cinema Julien Male 45 Publishing Xavier Male 48 Music performance Thomas Male 33 Academe Rachel Female 41 Curating Anne Female 38 Fashion Brigitte Female 47