The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System (Indiana UP 1992)
‘Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism, in Social Text, 15 (Fall 1986)
[W]e must rethink our conventional conception of the symbolic levels of a narrative (where sexuality and politics might be in homology to each other, for instance) as a set of loops or circuits which intersect and overdetermine each other. (p.73.)
[I]n the west, conventionally, political commitment is recontained and psychologized or subjectivized by way of the public-private split. (p.71.)
[P]sychology, or more specifically, libidinal investment, is to be read in primarily political and social terms (p.72.)
Such allegorical structures ... are not so much absent from first-world cultural texts as they are unconscious (p.79). [The foregoing all quoted in Marjorie Howes, Yeatss Nations: Gender, Class, and Irishness (Cambridge UP 1996), Introduction, as supra.]
'[T]he telling of the individual story and the individual experience cannot but ultimately involve the whole laborious telling of the collectivity itself.' (Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism, in Social Text, 15 (Autumn 1986), pp.65-88; p.86 - available at Warwick University online.; also quoted in Homi Bhabha, ‘DissemiNation: time, narrative, and the margins of the modern nation’, in Bhabha, ed., Nation and Narration, 1990, p.293.)
Third World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism is available as a PDF on internet at Warwick University - New Literatures in English [course] - online.