Confections of capitalism, fantasy, materiality, ideology, atmosphere and more

Among the most fascinating attributes of spice is its status as a cultural marker, and a strange one at that, halfway between object and sign, goods and money. Spice can become a sign of signs, and in poetry it serves as a figure for poetic language itself, a special kind of figure that Harold Bloom… Read More Confections of capitalism, fantasy, materiality, ideology, atmosphere and more