Christos Tsiolkas and the Pornographic Logic of Commodity Capitalism

Abstract

Putting Tsiolkas’s works into a wider context of international writing, the essay is concerned with ‘the fictional tradition that either deploys the pornographic, or evokes what might be called a pornographic sensibilty, in order to articulate forms of political and aesthetic radicality’ (32).

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Published 1 May 2010 in Volume 25 No. 1. Subjects: Alienation, Australian fiction, Capitalism, Consumerism, Culture & cultural life, Globalisation, Pornography, Radicalism.

Cite as: McCann, Andrew. ‘Christos Tsiolkas and the Pornographic Logic of Commodity Capitalism.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 25, no. 1, 2010. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.a392e80d68.