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"Not looking for totality is just code for not looking at capitalism...It generally turns out to mean a suspicion of certain kinds of totality and an endorsement for others [left and right]."

Going against the grain of many an English Department, but I agree with Dr. E here. Would love to ask him about this if I get the chance when he comes back in town."
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Dylan is on page 11 of 162 of The Illusions of Postmodernism: Unpopular opinion time:
"Not looking for totality is just code for not looking at capitalism...It generally turns out to mean a suspicion of certain kinds of totality and an endorsement for others [left and right]."

Going against the grain of many an English Department, but I agree with Dr. E here. Would love to ask him about this if I get the chance when he comes back in town.
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“No poem is intended for the reader, no picture for the beholder, no symphony for the listener.”
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“Do not go gentle into that good night.
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Michel Foucault
“Maybe the target nowadays is not to discover what we are but to refuse what we are.”
Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault
“For millennia, man remained what he was for Aristotle: a living animal with the additional capacity for a political existence; modern man is an animal whose politics places his existence as a living being in question”
Michel Foucault

Judith Butler
“If Lacan presumes that female homosexuality issues from a disappointed heterosexuality, as observation is said to show, could it not be equally clear to the observer that heterosexuality issues from a disappointed homosexuality?”
Judith Butler, Gender Trouble

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