Materialist Dialogues and the Granular

Peter Forman*

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Abstract

This commentary reflects upon the utility of the granular as ‘connective wiring’ (Lorimer, 2007: 97, cited in Jamieson, 2020: 2) for bringing New Materialists’ concerns for materiality into dialogue with Historical Materialists’ interests in the historical power relations through which social phenomena emerge. I argue that further work is now needed to demonstrate how the granular can reconcile New Materialists’ insistence on creative vitality with Marxist interests.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-310
Number of pages4
JournalDialogues in Human Geography
Volume11
Issue number2
Early online date31 Mar 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2021

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