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A Malady of the Left and an Ethics of Communism

Badiouian Diagnosis, Lacanian Cure, Sartrean Responsibility

Andrey Gordienko

responsibility presupposes that individuals necessarily internalise the practico-inert exigencies of the socioeconomic system, which determines each individual's role in terms of class interest. On the other hand, the existentialist-moral conception presupposes

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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

of a neighborhood looking back to its glory days. Having surpassed its location on the urban frontier by blending high art, popular entertainment, bourgeois leisure, and working-class culture, Montmartre in the 1950s was thoroughly hidebound. Thus

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Postiers non-citoyens dans l’Algérie colonisée (vers 1900–1939)

Annick Lacroix

. Taïeb ben Abdelkader sait seulement « un peu lire le français et l’arabe » et il est difficile de classer fermement sa famille parmi les notables locaux. Il « ne possède rien » et le receveur de Djelfa estime que son recrutement « viendrait en aide à une

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The Origins of the Stanley Hoffmann We Knew

Some Comparisons on his Vichy Years with My Family Story

Peter Gourevitch

with the Occupiers and Nazi terrorism; class notes from the course he taught in the 1980s, “France’s Decline and Renovation, 1934–1946l”; 8 essays about his personal experiences, published in a Festschrift edited by Linda Miller and Joseph Smith; and

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Conflicted Power of the Pen

The Impact of French Internment on the Pacifist Convictions and Literary Imagination of Lion Feuchtwanger

Nicole Dombrowski Risser

arms in self-defense, were innocent victims of war. War and its violence were nothing more than an extension of class struggle. Feuchtwanger wished for Simone to emerge as a self-actualized teenager, historically conscious of her individual role in the

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

seems that the Algerian-born students came predominantly from urban, relatively educated, middle-class families that originally hailed from France, rather than Spain, Italy, Malta, or elsewhere in Europe. Despite this relatively inauspicious background

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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling, and Michael Seidman

goods, this book examines what Americans did as individuals and as members of associations while they lived in Paris. While students, artists, writers and young bohemians settled on the Left Bank, in the Latin Quarter, and Mont-parnasse, upper-class

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Searching for What Is Already Found

Ivan Jablonka and the Life of a Nobody

Melanie Hawthorne

Psych” classes have read about this case of urban apathy for decades, and many others have come across it in other haphazard ways, so that Kitty’s has become a household name, public property you might say. To quote a typical college textbook, the gist

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Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

economically significant, from the canoes operated by Adouma men that remained essential to movement along the River Ogooué in Gabon well into the twentieth century, to the rickshaws that propelled Europeans and middle-class Vietnamese around cities like Hanoi

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

, into full grown crisis. But this betrayal of civilizational values does not really come from “Muslims,” and it explicitly does not come from the extreme Right but rather from collaboration within the heart of the ruling class. This subtext of