ENGL 324 Lecture Notes - Efficient-Market Hypothesis, Commodity Fetishism, Yuppie

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Modern economy: standardized and abstract persons (depersonalizations) Responses of reviewers in 1991: selectively released to a few different journals ahead of time (the graphic/sexual parts of the text, which actually only constitute about 10% of the text) They worried that it would spark additional violence against women. This relates back to the neoliberalism thing (in the us, at least) Australia/canada did call for it to be banned. However in the states, they still believed that it was necessary to be able to make a free and fair choice not to buy it if you don"t like it. He thought that you should thumb through it, but not buy it. Madeline blanc: you need to make your own choice not to read it. Tammy grues: spokes person - we"re not telling them not to publish, but women should exercise their free expression and not buy it. Advocated the reduction of social safety nets, placed an emphasis of personal responsability.

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