Tag Archives: Teju Cole

A Sunday Collage XI

Jean Baudrillard once suggested an important correction to classical Marxism: exchange value is not, as Marx had it, a distortion of a commodity‚Äôs underlying use value; use value, instead, is a fiction created by exchange value. In the same way, … Continue reading

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A Sunday Collage II

“I am sure you know what Paul de Man says about insight and blindness. His theory has to do with an insight that can actually obscure other things, that can be a blindness. And the reverse, also, how what seems … Continue reading

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