Monsters of the Market

Monsters of the Market

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qMonsters of the Marketq investigates modern capitalism through the prism of the body panics it arouses. Examining qFrankenstein, q Marx s qCapitalq and zombie fables from sub-Saharan Africa, it offers a novel account of the cultural and corporeal economy of global capitalism.In Ghana, a popular 1990s video-film called Diablo depicts a man who transforms himself into a python, enters a prostitutea#39;s vagina ... collects the banknotes she vomits forth a€“ thereby harnessing female reproductive powers for purposes of economic accumulation.4 ... folktales emanate, with unique local inflections, from one part of the African subcontinent to another, telling of credit- cards that provideanbsp;...

Title:Monsters of the Market
Author:David McNally
Publisher:BRILL - 2011-07-12


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