By Patricia Ticineto Clough
During this e-book, Patricia Ticineto Clough reenergizes serious thought by means of viewing poststructuralist concept in the course of the lens of "teletechnology", utilizing tv as a routine case examine to light up the altering relationships among subjectivity, know-how, and mass media.
Autoaffection hyperlinks different kinds of cultural feedback -- feminist concept, queer idea, movie conception, postcolonial idea, Marxist cultural reviews and literary feedback, the cultural reports of technology and the feedback of ethnographic writing -- to the transformation and enlargement of teletechnology within the past due 20th century. those theoretical techniques, Clough indicates, became the automobiles of subconscious suggestion in our time.
In person chapters, Clough juxtaposes the likes of Derridean deconstruction, Deleuzian philosophy, and Lacanian psychoanalysis. She works in the course of the writings of Fredric Jameson, Donna Haraway, Judith Butler, Bruno Latour, Nancy Fraser, Elizabeth Grosz -- to call just a couple of -- putting all in discussion with a teletechnological framework. Clough indicates how those cultural criticisms have raised questions on the root of inspiration, permitting us to reenvision the connection of nature and expertise, the human and the laptop, the digital and the true, the dwelling and the inert.
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I want to lay bare my leanings toward technology, my attachment to machines, as a way to remind the reader of the vulnerabilities involved in my proposal of a new ontological perspective and of an unconscious other than one organized by an oedipal narrative. To do this I have placed here and there between the chapters some few prose poems — autoaffections of sorts. The prose poems are not so much about the experiences of my life, but rather are meant to reveal something of my unconscious, about the way in which it first took shape, at least as I came to understand it in psychoanalysis.
I am not saying. I am desiring. The machine. I am the machine's desire. The desiring machine alone knows my desire. It keeps it; it repeats it. In the machining of my desire, I am. Not located, I am arrested and displayed in arresting positions — held and beheld. "1 It would be easier, but it would be different. This is not only about ideology, about arrested and arresting political positions. Nor is it only about self-exposure, an autobiographical antidote for a closeted all-knowing eye. My machine has more parts; it has more action, like the action of fingertips attached to ivory keys, playing in between the beats of a metronome's patterning.
It was for better sound. But it also was an exposing. I could see the machine's action. I could see the strip of red felt ribboning through the strings. I could see the hammer devices which, when moving, Television 23 seemed like marching toys— not so friendly, but regular and regulating. And there were the keys meeting the eye meeting the fingers all at once, as the wooden hood over the keyboard was slid back into the piano's insides. I once heard a jazz musician say that reading music is not as good as playing one's feelings, playing with one's body.
Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Technology by Patricia Ticineto Clough