What a crack up! Yes, I do mean that in the technical Deleuzian sense. Phoarrrrr! Cultural Studies is a drug; one must write with an ethics of sobriety.
…but, dang! This guy missed the boat on the ‘Italian turn’. Why doesn’t he realise that the turn away from proto-Marxist conceptions of class was not because of the seductions of the ‘cultural turn’, but because in some circumstances the very mechanisms through which class stratifications were reproduced were being called into question?
I am up far too early. I hate it when you write an abstract drawing on the work of some dude who has got some other dude totally wrong but you don’t know that. Fuck. Fuck the ’70s.