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  • Nyx Issue 10: CARE – Call for Contributions

    Essays - Journalism - Fiction - Testimonies - Experimental Writing- Photography - Visual Art.

    Send us your thoughts on "Care". Brief proposals in abstract form, of no more than 500 words / 3 images, should be sent along with a brief biography to noctournal@gmail.com by 29/02/2016.

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Issue 9: Vermin

Issue 9: Vermin is now out. Follow the links below to order your PDF copy of Nyx, a Noctournal Issue 9: Vermin or one of our limited print versions. Issue 9: Vermin, features written and visual work by Simon Ford & Robert Galeta, David Harman, Jeanne Kay, Gemma Marmalade, Fancisco Sousa Lobo, Adam Hutchings, Tom Mortimer, … Continue reading

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Review of Ivan Boldyrev’s Ernst Bloch and His Contempories: Locating Utopian Messianism

Ivan Boldyrev Ernst Bloch and His Contempories: Locating Utopian Messianism Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2014. ISBN 9781472511768 Reviewed by Nathaniel J. P. Barron Time, the likely key trope of this work concerning the peripheral but by no means altogether forgotten parabolist philosopher Ernst Bloch (1, 181); that exiled heretic whose outstanding contribution, perhaps, was to have … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #4 [extended]: Volker Schneider on Bloch & Hegel.

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic.*   Nyx: As we’ve seen, Michael Löwy conducts an interview with Bloch in Tübingen in 1974. The purpose of the interview is to clarify aspects of … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #4: Ivan Boldyrev on Bloch & Hegel.

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic. Nyx: I’d like to begin by turning to an interview Michael Löwy conducted with Bloch in Tübingen in 1974, roughly three years before Bloch’s death. The … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #3: Vincent Geoghegan on Bloch & Nature

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic. Nyx: Your recent work arises from a curious question: can there be a utopia without human beings? Before moving onto Bloch I’d like to begin by … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #2: Johan Siebers on Bloch, Hope and Utopia

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely unknown in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart from this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic. Nyx: Recently you made the claim that critical theory had fundamentally missed the utopian moment. I thought I’d begin by asking why you think this happened … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #1: Peter Thompson on Bloch, Marxism and Religion

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely unknown in Britain – Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart from this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic.   Nyx: Ernst Bloch stands firmly in the Marxist tradition and was named the philosopher of the October Revolution. I’d like to begin by … Continue reading

The Spectre of Engels

By Mark Rainey & Steve Hanson, Manchester Left Writers, 2014 In the summer of 2009, archaeologists in central Manchester removed the tarmac and cobblestone surface of the Miller Street carpark, revealing cellar slum dwellings from the early industrial era. The excavation was carried out in preparation for the construction of One Angel Square – the … Continue reading

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