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Incarnation, Alienation, and Emancipation

A Sartrean Analysis of Filmic Violence

Daniel Sullivan

across his career. Rourke's “comeback” performance potentially overwhelms any other reading, personalizing and de-realizing the film's brutality, reducing it to the Hollywood equivalent of the alienated violence it ironically portrays. While this danger

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Populism and the Failures of Representation

Suzanne Berger

contrary: the Front national won almost 11 million votes—a total that far exceeded their previous performances. For an American political scientist still astonished and baffled by Trump’s populist victory, the crystal ball of prediction looks very cloudy

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Book Reviews

Michael Miller, Paul V. Dutton, and Laura Hobson Faure

political program ( une politique ) and why this program of public health in France could not, despite such a convincing performance during the war, be recast into a national health care system during the interwar period that followed….” (22). Put

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The Gallic Singularity and the Royal Mistress

Christine Adams

of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries stressed a more “relational” feminism, one that underlined the reciprocal relationship of men and women, and commended the performance of femininity and womanly allure by French women. 62 Like this

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Telling the Story of History with Henry Rousso and Ivan Jablonka

Situating the Present to Write the Past

Nathan Bracher

deliver a singular performance of what historians—from Herodotus and Thucydides in Ancient Greece to the many renowned practitioners of the craft 4 in their twentieth and twenty-first century workshops 5 —have always done best: they tell a story, in this

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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

Crawford, “Catherine de Médicis and the Performance of Political Motherhood,” Sixteenth Century Journal 31, 3 (2000): 643–674, doi:10.2307/2671075; and Katherine Crawford, Perilous Performances: Gender and Regency in Early Modern France (Cambridge, MA

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Political Campaigns and Civic Culture

Comparing Canvassing and Party Structures in the French and American 2012 Presidential Campaigns

Julien Talpin

performance of their champion—not about the personal motivations to engage in the campaign. By contrast, the volunteers encountered in the United States seem to avoid this type of situation. In Los Angeles, I was teamed with Lisa, a volunteer who was

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Pratiques linguistiques et usages de l’anglais dans les musiques électro-amplifiées en france

le cas des spectacles à L’international

Michael Spanu and Jean-Marie Seca

connaissant ni la musique ni les membres du groupe avant le concert lui-même, ont tendance à juger plus froidement la performance. Ce public-là est d’ailleurs généralement en retrait. Il répond rarement corporellement à la musique. Il « examine » le concert

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Is France Still Relevant?

Sophie Meunier

. Of the seventy-two countries surveyed, France has emerged as the country where a student’s socio-economic and cultural background has the greatest effect on academic performance. Forty percent of children coming from the poorest backgrounds are in

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Between Resistance and the State

Caribbean Activism and the Invention of a National Memory of Slavery in France

Itay Lotem

Minister Dominique de Villepin and the presidents of the Sénat and the Assemblée nationale, and bore the mark of a classically republican ceremony. It began with expected tributes to Caribbean culture—readings of Aimé Césaire and performances by