Journal of European Studies

Journal of European Studies is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 97, March

Bataille and Surrealist Pornography: Dance or Treadmill?
'The actions of the mind when we masturbate are not a dance; they are a treadmill.[1] I. Pornography and surrealism I teach a university course called 'Literature and Totalitarianism 1920-1950'. Georges Bataille's Story of the Eye (1928) is one of...
Curtius and the Position of the Intellectual in German Society
I. It may seem paradoxical at first glance to associate the term 'intellectual' with Curtius or indeed with any other German academic, thinker or writer of the first half of the twentieth century. This term was born in the specifically French context...
From Calvin to Cromwell through Beard
The image of Oliver Cromwell which survives today is unclear; in many ways it is self contradictory. He is remembered as a successful military leader and as an ambitious acquisitor of power. But he is also identified with an attitude loosely termed Puritan;...
Literature, History and Factidiversiality
The twentieth century is commonly held to be an era when the existence of the individual is invaded by or subsumed under the wider collective adventure - or calamity. Helene in Simone de Beauvoir's Le Sang des autres exemplifies the experience as she...