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“One Is Not Born a Dramatist”

The Genesis of Sartre’s Theatrical Career in Writings to, with, and by Beauvoir

Dennis A. Gilbert

attract him to a career in dramatic writing and theatrical performance? This vast subject, the genesis of Sartre’s theatrical career, exceeds the limitations of this article. In the pages that follow, I focus only on the most revealing sources of this

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John Gillespie and Sarah Richmond

the light of the influence of existentialism and phenomenology. Sartre’s imaginary personages make up his account of individual and social identities. He sees identity as a performance of the individual, whereas Butler sees it as emerging within a

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Jean-Paul Sartre

The Russian Teatr Interviews of 1956 and 1962

Dennis A. Gilbert and Diana L. Burgin

thing is to find an audience. All other problems are secondary to this basic one. An audience exists, of course, and if its response to a play is positive, the play can run for two to three hundred performances. However, the overwhelming majority of this

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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

counter-summits, which sought to appropriate the gravitas of international summits like the European Council or the G20, and to acquire political recognition by imitating the official performance of discursive authority. The Brussels counter-summit, for

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’s organizational gambit to wrest local political control from the mainstream parties. This article analyzes the FN’s performance in these elections from the standpoint of political demand and supply. First, it elaborates the social, economic, and partisan

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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

performance in Paris, at the Théâtre Antoine on 2 April 1948, the play’s anti-Communist reputation snowballed, especially in the United States, where the play, translated as Red Gloves , proved so tendentious that Sartre took legal steps to counter its

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Disruptive Technology

Social Media from Modiano to Zola and Proust

Elizabeth Emery

lies in its apparent simplicity. Where Houellebecq’s press stunts are so over the top as to be identifiable as such, Modiano’s performance of “literarity” is so subtle it does not register as performance. The discarded cartable and cardboard box in

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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