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Category Archives: Consumption & consumerism

EVERYTHING MUST GO

… a conference about talking rubbish
Program
Saturday 21st January 2012
11.15-1.00pm ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON THE USED CLOTHING TRADE
Chair: Professor Nicky Gregson, Durham University

Between A and B: Reprocessing Western second-hand clothing for global markets.’
Julie Botticello (Research Associate, SOAS)
‘The World of Calamity Clothing in Mozambique.’
Andrew Brooks (Geography, King’s College London)
‘The making of Unravel.’
Meghna Gupta (Independent filmmaker)
‘Oxfam Frip Ethique [...]

Book Review: Modernism and the Marketplace

Alissa G. Karl. Modernism and the Marketplace: Literary Culture and Consumer Capitalism in Rhys, Woolf, Stein, and Nella Larsen. 2009. New York: Routledge. 183 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-98141-5
Reviewed by Paul Crosthwaite, English Literature Research Group, Cardiff University (UK)
This outstanding study explores the engagement of Anglo-American women writers of the modernist period with a global capitalist system [...]