The Game of Late Capitalism: Gambling and Ideology in The Music of Chance.

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Abstract

Examines the association between gambling and ideology theory in the novel `The Music of Chance,' by Paul Auster. Analysis of the theory of chance and seduction by Jean Baudrillard; Reference of the growth of the gaming industry as a symptom of late capitalism; Conflict between the antagonistic orders of satisfaction and exchange.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-176
Number of pages16
JournalMosaic
Volume33
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2000

Keywords

  • Music of Chance, The (Book)
  • Gambling in literature
  • Ideology in literature

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