By Massimo Fusillo
while some of these styles are characterised by way of a projection of emotional values onto gadgets, modernism highlights a extra latent component to item fetishism: the fascination with the alterity of topic, variously inflected via Proust, Woolf, Joyce, Barnes, and Mann. The final turning element in Fusillo's research is postmodernism and its obsession with mass media icons-from DeLillo's maximalist frescos and Zadie Smith's reflections on autographs to Palahniuk's porn items; from pop artwork to commodity sculpture.
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