Category Archives: 3. POLITICAL EPISTEMOLOGY

FORMS OPEN TO LIFE (2013) (8,640 words)

Darko Suvin, interviewed by Federico Pianzola FORMS OPEN TO LIFE (2013)                              (8,640 words) [FP] In this conversation I would like to move from the general to the particular and although I am aware that you have implicitly or explicitly … Continue reading

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—A/ URSULA K. LE GUIN, SPEECH [at Nat. Book Awards 2014] —B/ ON LE GUIN AND HER DECLARATION OF THE ARTS’ INDEPENDENCE FROM CAPITALISM [comment on her speech]

A/ The Guardian, 20 November 2014 22.00 GMT   Ursula K Le Guin’s speech at National Book Awards: ‘Books aren’t just commodities’   To the givers of this beautiful reward, my thanks, from the heart. My family, my agents, my … Continue reading

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THE USE OF LUCIO MAGRI (2014) (3290 words)

Magri, Lucio. The Tailor of Ulm: Communism in the Twentieth Century, translated by Patrick Camiller (London: Verso, 2011). Magri, born 1932, was a leading member of the Manifesto group which was kicked out of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) in … Continue reading

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PARABLES AND USES OF A STUMBLING STONE (2017)

THE AUTHOR HASN’T UPLOADED THIS PAPER. THOSE INTERESTED CAN WRITE AND REQUEST IT (SEE CONTACT AT BOTTOM OR WRITE dsuvin@gmail.com) Darko Suvin                                                                   […]

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AN INTERVIEW WITH DARKO SUVIN (Lomeña)

Andrés Lomeña   AL: I would like to locate your ideological position in literary theory. I suppose that you feel close to Terry Eagleton and Fredric Jameson (even Slavoj Žižek). Moreover, I suppose that you disagree with aesthetic purism (Harold Bloom) or certain … Continue reading

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THE SOUL AND THE SENSE: MEDITATIONS ON ROLAND BARTHES ON JAPAN (A PROPOS OF THE EMPIRE OF SIGNS)

Darko Suvin                                                                                                (1990-96, 16,200 words)                   … Continue reading

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POLITY OR DISASTER: FROM INDIVIDUALIST SELF TOWARD PERSONAL VALENCIES AND COLLECTIVE SUBJECTS

Darko Suvin                                                                             … Continue reading

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Erkenntnis: KEYSTONES FOR AN EPISTEMOLOGY (11 THESES AND 1 INDICATION)

Darko Suvin                                                                             … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE WE: AND A RADICAL WAY OUT

Darko Suvin                                                                          2nd version … Continue reading

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ON THE HORIZONS OF EPISTEMOLOGY AND SCIENCE (2009)

Darko Suvin                                                                             … Continue reading

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