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A Malady of the Left and an Ethics of Communism

Badiouian Diagnosis, Lacanian Cure, Sartrean Responsibility

Andrey Gordienko

existence—therein lies the whole being of truth—of a generic multiplicity. For this kind of multiplicity, though, one cannot be ‘responsible,’ which is why I keep my distance from Sartre. One can only be its militant. 12 The present contribution amounts

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Ali Aslam, David McIvor, and Joel Alden Schlosser

historical failures and the generic difficulties that attend the ideal of democracy. Fugitive democracy holds fast to the promise of democracy – namely, that power can be both mutually inclusive and widely shared – and as such it provides witness to the

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Keith Jones

sometimes the quality of mercy is strained. 24 This passage is characteristic of the novel's complexity. There may be happy endings, but they certainly aren't simple. The historical setting also adds to the generic complexity of the work. The

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Comics and Adaptation

Armelle Blin-Rolland, Guillaume Lecomte, and Marc Ripley

transnational circulation of visual, narrative and generic motifs; heteronormalisation and phallogocentrism; authenticity of drawn events; identity in a stateless minoritised culture; ‘high’ and popular culture; reverence in comics adaptations of the literary

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The Medium Is the Message

Olivier Schrauwen’s Arsène Schrauwen beyond Expectations of Autobiography, Colonial History and the Graphic Novel

Benoît Crucifix and Gert Meesters

narration meets the generic expectation of sincerity. If the reader’s credulity is not tested when the local population of Congo is shown performing traditional European dances in matching costumes, then it is when Arsène meets an experienced Congo visitor

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Therese Sandrup

Muslim aid organizations helping Syrians. How, then, may we understand why some people, such as Alek, perceived the situation as something they felt personally obliged to act on? Toward a Conclusion: Moral Outrage and Its Generic Power As mentioned

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

in order to explore in greater ethnographic detail their nature and effects. We emphasize the relational, temporal, geopolitical, and social dynamic between emotions and political violence, arguing that moral outrage is generic and transformative in

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Modern Revolutions and Beyond

An Interview with John Dunn

Benjamin Abrams and John Dunn

, however, Dunn’s Epoch of Revolution has passed. After this epoch, we now confront a more enduring and generic phenomenon: regime collapse. “Regime collapse doesn’t have the same kind of homogeneity to it [as revolution],” Dunn explains, “because apart from

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Place Making in Transit

Literary Interventions at the Airport and in the Underground

Emma Eldelin and Andreas Nyblom

well as representing and reflecting on transit spaces—participates in processes of place making and in renegotiations of transit spaces. We focus on two generic spaces of transit, the underground 23 and the airport, which are investigated through the

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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

understated in the literature on hope, possibly because it is unpalatable to anthropologists who prefer instead to see people unlocking more general and generic human potentials. Anthropologists are hardly ignoring ‘ugly emotions’ of greed and envy