Author Archives: darkosuvin

WORDS, SHAPES, AND OUR COMMON WORLD (2021, 5,550 words)

Introduction to my book Disputing the Deluge, ed. Hugh C. O’Connell, Bloomsbury Academic. A somewhat autobiographically inclined introduction to a new book of articles and poems 2001-21 is divided into: 1. Words Shaping the World, dealing with art as freedom … Continue reading

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CAPITALOCENE, CORONISATION, SURVEILLANCE SOCIETY: THREE HYPOTHESES ABOUT TRUE VS. FALSE NAMES (2021, 2080 words)

Paper for the IIPPE conference 2021, 2,080 words

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SPLENDOURS, MISERIES, AND POTENTIALITIES OF SOCIALIST YUGOSLAVIA: THE BERLIN THESES (2014-22, main part 6000 words)

14 Theses on, plus a Chronology of, SFR Yugoslavia provide an overview for approaching my book Splendour, Miseries and potentialities of socialist yugostavia: The Berlin Theses

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IT AIN’T NECESSARILY SO (2020, 5,000 words)

Introduction to my book Parables of Freedom and Narrative Logics: Positions and Presuppositions in Science Fiction and Utopianism, ed. Eric D. Smith, 2 Vols., P. Lang, Oxford 2021. A somewhat autobiographically inclined introduction to a new book of articles and … Continue reading

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On this page there’ll be found my most recent articles from all “Categories”. For Translations, About DS, Poetry and Short Prose see those sections.

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FOR A THEORY OF THEATRE: THE PERFORMANCE TEXT AS AUDIENCE-STAGE DIALOG INDUCING A POSSIBLE WORLD (1985 & 2021, 8,700 words)

0. Some Presuppositions; 1. Bakhtinian Dialog and Theatre; 2. On PWs, on Subordinating Communication to Pragmatics, and again on Dialog; 3. The Audience-Stage Dialog as Induction of PWs;

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CAPITALISM IS NOT BIOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE FOR HOMO SAPIENS: Thots in a Siege (May-Aug. 2020, 3,750 words)

First published as “Thoughts within the Coronising Siege” Political Animal Magazine, http://www.politicalanimalmagazine.com/themes/theory/, also utopian-studies-europe.org/coronising; A series of fragments from e-mail debates with comrades during the corona lockdown in March ‘20 and a bit after. Sections: A/ long duration prospects, centrally … Continue reading

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RECTIFICATIONS: HOW TO GO ON (2020, 12,850 words)

First published as “How To Go On” in Socialism & Democracy no. 83 (July 2020): The article is divided into On Life and Liberty vs. Capitalism, The Capitalocene Economy of Life (focus on USA and its poor majority), The Political … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN FACE OF NECESSARY DISCIPLINE (2020, 4,400 words)

Abstract:  Review article of J. Dean, Comrade. Keywords: Jodi Dean, comrade, communism, communist party, discipline, messianism, cognition, exempla First published as “Jodi Dean’s Comrade” (review article) in Socialism & Democracy no. 83 (July 2020):  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080 08854300 .2020.1805263 

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WE HAD A CLASSIC: Notes Defining Predrag Matvejević (2020, 10,700 words)

Japanese Slavic and East European Studies Vol.40. , 2020 A unit in 2 parts: 1/ A necrological look back at PM’s writings and how I encountered them as old friend, with stress on those written after the fall of SFR … Continue reading

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