Sirens are a timeless myth, seen in the verses of Homer and Rilke, heard in the pages of Joyce and in the music of Wagner, found in the waves of the Mediterranean and in the perilous waters of distant oceans. A map is needed not to get lost in such a geography, which sometimes resembles a labyrinth.
Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance.
The term abandon encompasses radical renunciation and immersive indulgence in its oscillation between abandonment of and abandonment to, between restraint and luxury, mindfulness and neglect.
Pasolini’s vehement attack on contemporary liberal and hyper-technologized Neocapitalism was related to a criticism of rationalism and its socio-political as well as linguistic and aesthetic manifestations.