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This I call the Fetishism that attaches itself to the products of labour, so soon as they are produced as commodities, and which is therefore inseparable from the production of commodities. And again, Kofman quotes the example of the table-turning now rendered famous by Derrida in the Specters 23 (the name of the section of her piece where this appears is “The Turntable”) – The form of wood…is altered, by making a table out of it. Yet, for all that, the table continues to be that common, every-day thing, wood.
This differantial structure of the ‘phenomenon’ would make every attempt to calculate ‘its’ itinerary a failed and incomplete one. Irremediably futile yet necessary. The notion of power, as I have traced above in terms of nominalism and the ontic, tries to negotiate such a rethinking of hegemony. Ideology and Spectral Embodiment The concept of ideology can be, and has been, thought of from at least two vantage points. The commoner among the two, especially after the works of Zizek, Laclau and Mouffe, has been the ground of hegemony.
6 Such a nominalism, catachrestic and just missing the mark while clinging on to it, works in what Spivak calls the general sense of Power. Power in the narrow sense would be the common sense use – the meaning that adheres to a word ordinarily by dint of the history of its (common) uses in a language. In the play of significations entailed between the general and the narrow senses of ‘power’, an element emerges which deconstructs the abstract and the empirical connotations of the respective senses.