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Money is time: On the possibility of critique after neoliberalism

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 November 2023

Leigh Claire La Berge*
City University New York, USA
Corresponding author: Leigh Claire La Berge,Department of English, 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10008, USA.
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What is the relationship now, and what should the relationship be, between a social-theory oriented critique of neoliberalism, such as the one Konings provides, and other disciplines? In this review essay, I suggest some of the conversations we might form between Konings' text and texts of a more Marxist variety, including Alfred Sohn-Rethel's Intellectual and Manual Labor, as well as contemporary literary studies texts, including Mary Poovey's Genres of the Credit Economy and Fredric Jameson's “Culture and Finance Capital”. In each potential pairing, I suggest a possible relationship between historical time, financial time, and narrative itself.

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