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J.g. Ballard's Politics : Late Capitalism, Power, and the Pataphysics of Resistance (Hardcover) (Florian
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This book is the first sustained investigation of the political dimension in the work of J.G. Ballard. His oeuvre is read as a continuous meditation on late capitalism, at the heart of which lie questions of power and resistance. Drawing on a wide range of concepts from critical theory, the study argues that Ballard’s texts respond to the exhaustion of received forms of political struggle by developing a new, pataphysical discourse of resistance.