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Articles by David Simpson
Selling Europe Culture
NLR 47, September-October 2007, pp. 153-160in
Subjects: Art , History and Historiography
David Simpson on Donald Sassoon, The Culture of the Europeans. Market mechanisms as makers of genre and arbiters of their survival, in a longue durée account of cultural consumption.Read this article or download a PDF file
Also available in Spanish and Russian
Politics as Such?
NLR 30, November-December 2004, pp. 69-82in
In a wide-ranging debate, discussion of Francis Mulhern’s Metaculture has so far focused principally on its view of the substitutions of culture for politics in the tradition of Kulturkritik. David Simpson considers the other side of Mulhern’s argument, its critical assessment of Cultural Studies. Does a too Anglophone reading of its origins risk reproducing a resistance to the foreign in the discipline itself?Read this article or download a PDF file
Also available in Spanish