Monthly Archives: March 2013

CAMP IS POLITICAL AND SUBVERSIVE.BY STEVEN BENSON

I state my argument against Susan Sontag(“Notes on Camp”, 1964, collected in “Against Interpretation”), who says:”camp sensibility is disengaged, depoliticised-or at least apolitical”[which I take to mean politically neutral] We must , of course, take account of the fact that she was … Continue reading

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THE DREAM.BY STEVEN BENSON

I dreamt That Snow Hill, the Original Station Was- Like Liverpool Street and St Pancras- RESTORED In all Its glory; And that The London Trains Still Departed From There…. (including the Wolverhampton Dmu!)   And the Station Was, again, Thronged … Continue reading

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INVENTING, CREATING and MAINTAINING MY/YOUR OWN NON-HEGEMONIC LIFE. BY STEVEN BENSON

1.Find like minds; FREE, critical-thinkers, who are OUTSIDE the box of restricting hegemonic behavior, politics and theory. 2. These can be a. individual  nurturing, friendships, which accept you/me b.  Social groups which provide a level playing field(from which to move … Continue reading

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