A Thousand Lost Worlds: Notes on Gothic Marxism

This article was posted on the old Red Wedge in early summer/late spring 2014. The original was lost when Red Wedge updated its site. It is being reposted on the "Evicted Art Blog" as it relate to recent articles, particularly about the atemporal bourgeois vs. the constrained proletarian subject. In other words, the individual bourgeois subject has never been more free, while the rest of us remained imprisoned by material limits. The working-class subject, therefore, has a gothic relationship to history. The ruling-class subject approaches history as if it were a buffet to sample (however superficially).

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