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Affect

Hynes, Maria; Sharpe, Scott

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Somewhere between use and mere whim there is a place for the expressivity of affect as a concept. This paper raises the question of how the concept of affect might be mobilized without reducing its expressions to the logic of work. We suggest that the very attempt to put affect to work in order to solve pressing problems may be symptomatic of an anxiety to master the events of the world. With this in mind, we make a case for the importance of Georges Bataille's critique of an instrumentalist...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76805
Source: Angelaki
DOI: 10.1080/0969725X.2015.1065129

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