by Ben Watson / RP 198 (Jul/Aug 2016) / Extras
In June 2015, twenty-two years after Frank Zappa’s death in 1993 and just before dying herself, his widow Gail released Dance Me This, his last completed album. While he was alive, Zappa’s each release mauled a fan’s idea of ‘good music’, exposing a previous identity as partial and bigoted, trashing personal taste in order to …
I take no issue with the majority of Claudia Aradau’s powerful ‘Become a permanent migrant to the UK!’ (RP 194). I think, however, that she is wrong to see the UK citizenship test as representing a point of discontinuity within the ‘procedure of continuous control’ which is the disciplinary power of the British state.
A response to ‘Resisting resilience’
As the editor of the new journal Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses, published by Taylor & Francis, I am pleased to have a chance to respond to the ‘pre-emptive strike’ launched against the journal as a neoliberal ‘corporate-cum-academic dream’ in Mark Neocleous’s piece ‘Resisting Resilience’ (RP …
by Walter Benjamin and Andrew McGettigan / RP 179 (May/Jun 2013) / Extras
Introduction to Walter Benjamin’s ‘Theses on Brecht’
These four short paragraphs, translated here into English for the first time, were sketched out in Walter Benjamin’s hand on a sheet filed alongside a transcript for his radio talk ‘Bert Brecht’, broadcast on Frankfurter Rundfunk in June 1930.1 In content, they resemble …
by Éric Alliez / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Dossier, Extras, What is German Media Philosophy?
A “telegraphic postscript” by Éric Alliez to the dossier of articles on “What is German Media Philosophy?”
by Daniel R. Quiles / RP 164 (Nov/Dec 2010) / Extras
Philip Derbyshire (‘Who Was Oscar Masotta? Psychoanalysisin Argentina’, RP 158) should be commended for his insightful consideration of the literary and psychoanalytic writings of Oscar Masotta, one of the most important Argentine intellectuals of the 1960s and 1970s. I would like to make a case for juxtaposing these texts with Masotta’s idiosyncratic and interdisciplinary explorations …
by Peter Buse / RP 163 (Sep/Oct 2010) / Extras
What have we learnt from Andrew McGettigan’s reconstruction (in RP 161) of the photographedSvendborg chess match? In a nutshell, that Brecht played bad moves and Benjaminfailed to take advantage. For those of us who have long cherished the idea of these two playingmatches of the highest standard to match their contributions outside the chess board, …
by Andrew McGettigan / RP 161 (May/Jun 2010) / Extras
Andrew McGettigen on Benjamin and Brecht’s games of chess.
by Howard Feather and Rachel Malik / RP 128 (Nov/Dec 2004) / Extras
by Dominic Willsdon / RP 111 (Jan/Feb 2002) / Extras
by Howard Caygill and Nick Stone / RP 106 (Mar/Apr 2001) / Extras