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Started by droqen, November 06, 2022, 02:39:49 AM
Quote. . . emphasis on the politics of form can also lead to an opposing feminist position: . . . attachment of gender codes to language promotes the restriction of women to certain kinds of expression . . . How does one develop a critique of sexual differences without . . . affirm[ing] and reinforc[ing] the system of sexual difference itself? . . . the enterprise of critique threatens to become a paranoid economy with the question of complicity at its very center. [emphasis mine]
Quote from: p317[Suppose] paranoia forefronts the question of how to adequately distinguish our own constructions from those which construct us
Quote. . . the kind of articulating logic central to paranoid knowledge, which insists that there must always be a link . . . between situations and events
Quote. . . while paranoid logic always offers "escaping" as one option, it offers "thinking" as the other:
Quote from: SpahrAs in theories of capital, realize this situation and see it as the beginning place for all current thinking or escaping.
Quote. . . one could say that the desire of this poetry [Bruce Andrews' "[..]Shut Up[..]"] is to become . . . intolerable to the extent that it cannot be absorbed by the pluralist economy of an aesthetic eclecticism [or] its inclusive pull . . . [to, like "Bartleby",] activate an ugly feeling to disclose the limits of the "social disattendability" that enables friendly as well as disdainful tolerance for an object perceived as so unthreatening in its inferiority as to be barely perceptible at all.