Provincialising the Italian Effect

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Brett Neilson


What happens when radical Italian thought is uprooted from its initial context of formation and put to work in other contexts? Must this involve an objectification of the subjective processes of thought, their reification into theory? Or is the network of brains and bodies by now so globally extensive that the necessary translations can be accomplished notwithstanding the local specificity of experiences and cultures?

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Italian Effects (Peer Reviewed)
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Brett Neilson, University of Western Sydney

Brett Neilson is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at the University of Western Sydney, where he is also a member of the Centre for Cultural Research. He is author of Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle ... and Other Tales of Counterglobalization, University of Minnesota Press Minneapolis, 2004.