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Review of Jon Beasley-Murray, Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America, Minneapolis, Minnesota University Press, 2010

Oscar Ariel CabezasUniversity of British Columbia * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 This book is an attempt to re-think the concept of politics beyond cultural studies and political theories on civil society. In his approach to various Latin American cultural and political phenomena, Jon Beasley-Murray re-opens a debate on...

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Review of Moira Fradinger, Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins, Stanford, California, Stanford University Press, 2010

Luis Duno-GottbergRice university * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 If comparative literature is supposedly a “dying discipline”,[1] this has certainly been a slow death punctuated by auspicious revivals; and none more promising than Moira Fradinger’s recent Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins. In fact, such an inspired reflection on literature and...

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Reseña de La maleta mexicana, dir. Trisha Ziff, 2011, 96 minutos Notas extraviadas sobre La maleta mexicana

Jesús Mario LozanoCineasta * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 Quien pretenda recordar ha deentregarse al olvido, a ese peligro quees el olvido absoluto y a ese hermosoazar en el que se transforma entoncesel recuerdo. —Maurice Blanchot[1] Sólo alcanzarán esta sustancia, estadensidad transparente, aquellos quesepan convertir su testimonio en unobjeto...

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Hegemony versus Populism

Geminello PreterossiUniversità degli studi di Salernotranslated from the italian by michela russo * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 ‘Hegemony’[1] is a term-concept that has a rich history of political and cultural effects. Nevertheless, this history might seem to be, in some respects, quite distant from us, that is, stored away...

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Political Representation after its Deconstruction

Laura BazzicalupoUniversità degli studi di Salernotranslated from the italian by michela russo * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 1. The representation of order and the political possibility of dis-ordinance[1] What happens when the crisis of representativeness/representation [rappresentanza / rappresentazione][2] reaches a stage of dissolution to such an extent that it...

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The Discontent of Democracy [1]

Carlo GalliUniversità di Bologna translated from the italian by andrea ciasca * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 We are witnessing a discontent of democracy. It is not the discontent –the refusal, in reality– that feeds the rich current of thought ‘against’ democracy developed throughout the history of Western civilization,[2] nor...

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Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Roberto EspositoIstituto italiano di scienze umane translated from the italian by michela russo * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 3, 2012 1. Community, immunity, biopolitics. What is the relationship between these three terms, around which my work has been articulated in recent years? Is it possible to connect them in a...