Thursday, July 21, 2011

And as Fredric Jameson points out, there is actually another literary tradition of utopias that are about seclusion and serenity: withdrawal from the promiscuous bustle and hyper-stimulation of the city in favour of pastoral stasis. A utopia that is not about wanting for nothing, but about wanting nothing.

Sådan ender afsnittet "Lost in the Shuffle: Record Collecting and the Twilight of Music as an Object" i Simon Reynolds' Retromania