Friday, 2 March 2007


Of postmodernism Jameson says ‘the end of the bourgeois ego, or monad, no doubt brings with it the end of the psychopathologies of that ego—what I have called the waning of affect’ [Postmodernism, 15] But what would the world look like if, the bourgeois ego having been dissolved, its attendant psychopathologies somehow, spectrally, remained? Bourgeois bogeymen haunting a postmodern wasteland.

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