August 3, 2019

My review of Matory’s “The Fetish Revisited” published in the JAAR

I was invited to submit a review essay of J. Lorand Matory’s new book, The Fetish Revisited: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make (Duke UP, 2018) for the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, vol 87, no 3 (2019) 911-915.

J. Lorand Matory’s The Fetish Revisited is a masterful work, stunning in its erudition, ambitious argument, and prodigious ethnographic detail…..

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