Friday, May 1, 2009
8-Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's pluralistic figure
Spivak stages the 'lineaments of planetary' in Diamela Eltit's text:
Far away in a house abandoned to brotherhood, between April 7 and 8, diamela eltit, assisted by her twin brother, gives birth to a baby girl. The sudaca baby will go up for sale — code name "democratization”.
'Just as socialism at its best would persistently and repeatedly wrench capital away from capitalism,’ she continues, ‘so must the new [cultural work] persistently and repeatedly undermine and undo the definitive tendency of the dominant to appropriate the emergent'.