Articles tagged late capitalism
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Letter From a Hotel Room in Centum City

By Alex Jung | February 7, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I logged onto the Internet and searched for others like me. I never found them, but I invited them over to my hotel room anyway.”

Zany, Cute, Interesting: Sianne Ngai on Our Aesthetic Categories

By Sianne Ngai | February 7, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“The commodity aesthetic of cuteness, the discursive aesthetic of the interesting, and the performative aesthetic of zaniness help us get at some of the most important social dynamics underlying life in late capitalist society today.”

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