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Surveys Author Natasha Stagg
ISBN-10 9781584351788
Release 2016-02-12
Pages 176
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A bored twenty-three-year-old woman suddenly leaves her dull suburban job for L.A., becomes Internet-famous, and falls in love -- Zelda to a semi-famous Scott.

All the King s Horses

All the King s Horses Author Michèle Bernstein
ISBN-10 1584350652
Release 2008
Pages 143
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A Situationist International roman a clef, written by Guy Debord's first wife, a founder of the movement and one of its most influential thinkers.


Vzszhhzz Author Jeanne Graff
ISBN-10 1635900158
Release 2018-02-11
Pages 88
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A novel that captures the glancing intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restaurateurs, philosophers, wine-makers, and boxers. Composed between destinations, in cafes, museums, airplanes, and bars over three years, Jeanne Graff's Vzszhhzz captures the glancing intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restaurateurs, philosophers, wine-makers, and boxers whose lives are conducted almost entirely in languages not their own. A loose chronicle masquerading as a novel, Vszhhzz -- like Michelle Bernstein's All The King's Horses, the Bernadette Corporation's R eena Spaulings, and Natasha Stagg's Surveys -- couches sharp observations in a laconic and ambient style. By not saying too much, Vzszhhzz says everything about the vicissitudes of a creative and transient life. "There's an art of writing amidst the energies and languages of others, and Graff's ear for existential specificity finds momentum in even the most glancing encounters. Always on the move, Graff's phototropic texts incline toward human heat, hallucinating characters upon contact." -- John Kelsey

Last Seen Entering the Biltmore

Last Seen Entering the Biltmore Author Gary Indiana
ISBN-10 1584350903
Release 2010
Pages 311
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Previously unpublished plays and writings by one of today's foremost satirical authors.

Imaging Her Erotics

Imaging Her Erotics Author Carolee Schneemann
ISBN-10 026269297X
Release 2003
Pages 347
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A visual and written record of the work of pioneer painter-performance artist Carolee Schneemann.

Neither Sun Nor Death

Neither Sun Nor Death Author Peter Sloterdijk
ISBN-10 1584350911
Release 2011
Pages 367
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A series of dialogues with the most exciting and controversial German philosopher writing today.

Hannah Wilke

Hannah Wilke Author Nancy Princenthal
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105215379483
Release 2010-05-01
Pages 168
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Hannah Wilkeżs artwork, like her life, frames a heroic storyabout formal invention and social activism, personal loyaltiesand individual freedom, and, above all, breathtaking risk. Adefining presence in the emerging community of womenartists in the 1960s and ż70s, Wilke developed a unique andcontroversial visual language in response to her own andwomenżs experience. An unapologetic individualist, shecelebrated her relationships with men as well as women andfrankly explored the pleasures of sexuality.Using a wide range of nontraditional mediums, including latexand chewing gum as well as photography and film, sheirreverently paid tribute to predecessors from MarcelDuchamp to David Smith. Focusing on the body as instrumentand object of visual expression, Wilke made her art anunremitting self-explorationżwithout false modesty (whenher naked body was an uncomplicated delight to behold) orshame (when it was mercilessly blighted by cancer). Wilkeżsart is inseparable from Wilke the personżbold, sometimesoutrageous, and, ultimately, heartbreakingly courageous.

Bernadette Corporation 2000 Wasted Years

Bernadette Corporation  2000 Wasted Years Author
ISBN-10 3863355695
Release 2014-06-30
Pages 392
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This is the first monograph on the work of Bernadette Corporation, the New York-based collective founded in the early '90s.The book extends from their retrospective exhibition Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years held at Artists Space, New York (2012) and ICA, London (2013), constituting a further site to reframe BC's activities and identity of the past 20 years.Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years is structured chronologically, loosely following the year-by-year timeline of the group's history that also formed the backbone of their Artists Space exhibition.This publication gathers a vast array of visual and textual material. It includes the rich image grammar and styling of BC's operations within the realm of fashion; interventions into the magazine culture of the '90s, as well as BC's own short-lived periodical Made in USA; the fragmented output of Pedestrian Cinema during the group's Berlin years; and the fusion of poetics, branding and meta-commentary within their gallery shows of the 2000s.

Carceral Capitalism

Carceral Capitalism Author Jackie Wang
ISBN-10 9781635900026
Release 2018-02-16
Pages 360
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What we see happening in Ferguson and other cities around the country is not the creation of livable spaces, but the creation of living hells. When people are trapped in a cycle of debt it also can affect their subjectivity and how they temporally inhabit the world by making it difficult for them to imagine and plan for the future. What psychic toll does this have on residents? How does it feel to be routinely dehumanized and exploited by the police? -- from Carceral Capitalism In this collection of essays in Semiotext(e)'s Intervention series, Jackie Wang examines the contemporary incarceration techniques that have emerged since the 1990s. The essays illustrate various aspects of the carceral continuum, including the biopolitics of juvenile delinquency, predatory policing, the political economy of fees and fines, cybernetic governance, and algorithmic policing. Included in this volume is Wang's influential critique of liberal anti-racist politics, "Against Innocence," as well as essays on RoboCop, techno-policing, and the aesthetic problem of making invisible forms of power legible. Wang shows that the new racial capitalism begins with parasitic governance and predatory lending that extends credit only to dispossess later. Predatory lending has a decidedly spatial character and exists in many forms, including subprime mortgage loans, student loans for sham for-profit colleges, car loans, rent-to-own scams, payday loans, and bail bond loans. Parasitic governance, Wang argues, operates through five primary techniques: financial states of exception, automation, extraction and looting, confinement, and gratuitous violence. While these techniques of governance often involve physical confinement and the state-sanctioned execution of black Americans, new carceral modes have blurred the distinction between the inside and outside of prison. As technologies of control are perfected, carcerality tends to bleed into society.

Global Literary Theory

Global Literary Theory Author Richard J. Lane
ISBN-10 0415783011
Release 2013
Pages 939
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Global Literary Theory: An Anthology comprises a selection of classic, must-read essays alongside contemporary and global extracts, providing an engaging and timely overview of literary theory. The volume is thoroughly introduced in the General Introduction and Section Introductions and each piece is contextualised within the wider sphere of global theory. Each section also includes annotated suggestions for further reading to help the reader navigate the extensive literature on each topic. The volume engages with the 'internationalising' of the curriculum as well as the globalization of literature and theory. Alongside these key themes, the volume also extends its coverage to include: The core topics and theorists from formalism and structuralism to post-modernism and deconstruction Digital humanities and humanities computing and their relevance to globalization and literary theory The religious turn in literary theory and philosophy New textualities such as auto/biography, travel writing and ecocritcism Oppositional texts which 'write back' against the canon In addition, the book's Companion Website features an interactive world map incorporating biographies of every theorist in the book, as well as biographies of additional influential theorists. Crucially, this anthology shows that ethnic, postcolonial studies and globalization are not simply niche areas of literary study but are of concern across the contemporary humanities and that new voices are always emerging, and being discovered, from around the globe. As such, this volume offers a refocusing of essential literary theory, extending the canon in line with ongoing debates concerning contemporary cultural and geographic borders.

Rich and Poor

Rich and Poor Author Jacob Wren
ISBN-10 1771662387
Release 2016-04-13
Pages 240
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Who hasn't, at one time or another, considered killing a billionaire? Following on the critical success of his novel Polyamorous Love Song (BookThug, 2014; finalist for the Fence Modern Prize in Prose and one of The Globe and Mail's 100 best books of 2014), Canadian writer and performer Jacob Wren picks up the mantle of the politically and economically disenfranchised in Rich and Poor--the story of a middle-class, immigrant pianist who has fallen on hard times, and now finds himself washing dishes to make ends meet. Wren capably balances personal reflections with real-time political events, as his protagonist awakens to the possibility of a solution to his troubles and begins to formulate a plan of attack, in which the only answer is to get rid of "the 1%." Rich and Poor is rare work of literary fiction that cuts into the psychology of politics in ways that are off-kilter, unexpected, and unnerving. In drawing comparisons to fiction that focuses on "the personal as political" (including Chris Kraus's Summer of Hate and Roberto Bolano's The Savage Detectives), Rich and Poor is a compelling, fast-paced, and energizing read for adventure-seeking, politically active and/or interested readers who rowdily question their position among "the 99%."

Alien vs Predator

Alien vs  Predator Author Michael Robbins
ISBN-10 9781101576823
Release 2012-03-27
Pages 88
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The debut collection of a poet whose savage, hilarious work has already received extraordinary notice. Since his poems first began to appear in the pages of The New Yorker and Poetry, there has been a lot of excited talk about the fresh and inventive work of Michael Robbins. Equal parts hip- hop, John Berryman, and capitalism seeking death and not finding it, Robbins's poems are strange, wonderful, wild, and completely unlike anything else being written today. As allusive as the Cantos, as aggressive as a circular saw, this debut collection will offend none but the virtuous, and is certain to receive an enormous amount of attention.

The Re Search Guide to Bodily Fluids

The Re Search Guide to Bodily Fluids Author Paul Spinrad
ISBN-10 PSU:000064240107
Release 1999
Pages 176
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This provocative and renowned guide sparks a radical rethinking of our relationship with our bodies and nature, humourously (and seriously) spanning the gamut of everything you ever wanted to know about bodily functions and excreta. Each function is discussed from a variety of viewpoints: scientific, anthropological, historical, mythological, sociological and artistic.

Simulacra and Simulation

Simulacra and Simulation Author Jean Baudrillard
ISBN-10 0472065211
Release 1994
Pages 164
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The first full-length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernist thought

Hatred of Capitalism

Hatred of Capitalism Author Chris Kraus
ISBN-10 1584350121
Release 2001
Pages 421
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Jean Baudrillard meets Cookie Mueller in this gathering of French theory and new American fiction.

Being Here Is Everything

Being Here Is Everything Author Marie Darrieussecq
ISBN-10 9781635900088
Release 2017-10-20
Pages 160
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First published in France in 2016, Being Here Is So Much traces the short, obscure, and prolific life of the German expressionist painter Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876--1907). In a brief career, cut short by her death from an embolism at the age of thirty-one, shortly after she gave birth to a child, Modersohn-Becker trained in Germany, traveled often to Paris, developed close friendships with the sculptor Clara Westhoff and the poet Rainer Maria Rilke, and became one of her generation's preeminent artists, helping introduce modernity to the twentieth century alongside such other painters as Picasso and Matisse. Marie Darrieussecq's triumphant and illuminating biography at once revives Modersohn-Becker's reputation as a significant figure in modernism and sheds light on the extreme difficulty women have faced in attaining recognition and establishing artistic careers.


Laruelle Author Alexander R. Galloway
ISBN-10 1452942870
Release 2014
Pages 280
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Laruelle has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Laruelle also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Laruelle book for free.