Tagged: modernity

Night Time on the Boulevard Montmartre, in front of the Théatre des Variétés, July 24, 2019 | © Courtesy of A.Davey/Flickr.

The Omnibus, Nineteenth Century Paris and Urban Modernity

In her monograph Engine of Modernity, Masha Belenky (2020) presents an in-depth exploration of the positioning that the Parisian omnibus has held in popular culture works, such as press articles and fictional texts, created during the years of this vehicle’s operation in the nineteenth century.

Occupy Oakland Move In Day (23 of 31), Central Oakland, Oakland, California, USA, January 28, 2012 | © Courtesy of Glenn Halog/Flickr.

Under the Impact of Technology, Digital Capitalism Recasts the Relationships between Citizens, Media and the State

Néstor García Canclini, a celebrated Mexican cultural studies thinker, weaves together divergent strands of critical theories, to reflect on the present moment in which social networks, algorithmic decision-making and digital technologies deepen the crises of capitalism, as the capacities of citizens, state institutions and social movements become redefined.

Quixote Winery. Stags Leap Ranch. Architect - Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Napa Valley, California, USA, February 24, 2011 | © Courtesy of Sarah_Ackerman.

New Article: Faulkner’s Quixotic Picaresque: Carnival, Tricksters, and Rhizomatic Intertextuality in The Reivers

David E. S. Beek Published Online: 2017-11-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0024. Abstract Faulkner’s The Reivers exemplifies the Quixotic Picaresque-a conflation of the narrative modes exhibited in Lazarillo de Tormes and Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote. This...

Postsecular Instruments of Acculturation. Czesław Miłosz’s Works from the Second American Stay

Karina Jarzyńska Published Online: 2017-09-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0013 Abstract The article raises the question about the ways in which religious tradition can become an ally in the process of acculturation while serving the modern subject both as...

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