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Monsters of the market : zombies, vampires and global capitalism

Author: David McNally
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2012.
Series: Historical materialism book series, 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on folklore, literature and popular culture, this book links tales of monstrosity from England to recent vampire- and zombie-fables from sub-Saharan Africa, and it connects these to Marx’s persistent use of monster-metaphors in his descriptions of capitalism. Reading across these tales of the grotesque, McNally offers a novel account of the cultural economy of the global market-system."--Publisher's website.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McNally
ISBN: 9781608462339 1608462331
OCLC Number: 783152871
Notes: Originally published: Leiden : Brill, 2011. (Historical materialism book series ; 30).
Description: x, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Dissecting the labouring body : Frankenstein, political anatomy, and the rise of capitalism --
"Save my body from the surgeons" --
The culture of dissection : anatomy, colonisation, and social order --
Political anatomy, wage-labour, and destruction of the English commons --
Anatomy and the corpse-economy --
Monsters of rebellion --
Jacobins, Irishmen and Luddites : rebel-monsters in the age of Frankenstein --
The rights of monsters : horror and the split society --
Marx's monsters : vampire-capital and the nightmare-world of late capitalism --
Dialectics and the doubled life of the commodity --
The spectre of value and the fetishism of commodities --
"As if by love possessed" : vampire-capital and the labouring body --
Zombie-labour and the "monstrous outrages" of capital --
Money : capitalism's second nature --
"Self-birthing" capital and the alchemy of money --
Wild money : the occult economies of late-capitalist globalisation --
Enron : case-study in the occult economy of late capitalism --
"Capital comes into the world dripping in blood from every pore" --
African vampires in the age of globalisation --
Kinship and accumulation : from the old witchcraft to the new --
Zombies, vampires, and spectres of capital : the new occult economies of globalising capitalism --
African fetishes and the fetishism of commodities --
The living dead : zombie-labourers in the age of globalisation --
Vampire-capitalism in sub-Saharan Africa --
Bewitched accumulation, famished roads, and the endless toilers of the earth --
Conclusion ugly beauty : monstrous dreams of utopia.
Series Title: Historical materialism book series, 30.
Responsibility: David McNally.

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Everywhere the Market goes it spawns monsters in its wake. From Frankenstein, to Zombies, McNally analyzes these creatures of Capitalism.  Read more...

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"This outstanding new work from David McNally is indispensable for serious monster fans and radicals both and almost giddyingly so for those of us who are both." China Mieville, author of Read more...

 
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