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w. end ave.: an e-journal of culture and politics  

The lead article explores the significance of silences in everyday life. The second article offers two scenarios that suggest imagined futures take on the shape of apocalypse. The third article, part of a continuing series on Post-Modernism, compares the recent Art Dealers show of largely Post-Modernist art with the Post-Modernist art now showing at MOMA. The last article inaugurates a new feature: short takes on the ever shifting American culture. This first installment is written by Roland Wulbert.


The purpose of this e-journal is to use in tandem the techniques of literary criticism and social structural analysis to illuminate American politics and the various institutions in American society and sometimes matters more global, like religion or war, by turning an eye on the events and objects and performances that are considered art and entertainment, those defined broadly enough to include whatever is covered in newspapers and other media. Another concern is to pick up the texture of social life, both in the United States and in general, through the analysis of those events, objects and performances that are to be found in everyday life.
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Issue No. 10
March 17, 2006


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A new issue of “w. end ave.: an e-journal of culture and politics” is published once every three weeks or so. It is edited, owned, and where not indicated as otherwise, written by Martin Wenglinsky. The rights to all materials published here are copyright © 2008 by Martin Wenglinsky