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(adj) of lower status; (noun) an officer in the British army below the rank of captain, especially a second lieutenant

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subaltern



The clipboarded woman was a mere subaltern

—p.747 by David Foster Wallace
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3 years, 2 months ago


The industrial working class was fragmented, while formerly auxiliary subaltern sectors made their voice heard independently. The outcome was the situation of indeterminacy we are still in today, which is prompting more sophisticated theoretical accounts.

—p.169 Equality as Event (169) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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3 years, 5 months ago


underdeveloped or weak or subaltern cultures,

—p.129 Aesthetics of Singularity (101) by Fredric Jameson
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3 years, 7 months ago


the market way of incorporating the masses into a subaltern position in the system

—p.15 The neoliberal revolution (9) by Stuart Hall
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3 years ago


a fatalism by which the workers and their organizations had forged a ‘subaltern’ vision of the world for themselves

Gramsci on the 'econonism' of the Second and Third Internationals

—p.86 Time and Progress: Another Philosophy of History? (80) by Étienne Balibar
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3 years, 5 months ago


Post-colonial 'subaltern' theorists, who detect in the persistence of pre-modern traditions the resistance to global capitalism and its violent modernization, are here thoroughly wrong

—p.170 Epignosis (143) by Slavoj Žižek
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3 years, 6 months ago