Pattern Recognition in Fast Capitalism: Calling Literary Time on the Theorists of Flux

  • Paul Taylor
Keywords: Social Theory, Capitalism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Critique, Digital Society, Sociology, Scholarly Journal, Peer reviewed journal, Ben Agger, Tim Luke

Author Biography

Paul Taylor
Paul A. Taylor is Senior Lecturer in Communications Theory at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds. He has an abiding interest in critical media theory—most recently, the work of Jean Baudrillard and Slavoj Zizek (see He is the author of Hackers: Crime in the Digital Sublime (Routledge 1999) and co-author of: Hacktivism and Cyberwars: Rebels With A Cause? (Routledge 2004); Digital Matters: The Theory and Culture of the Matrix (Routledge 2005); and Critical Theories of Mass Media: Then & Now (Open University Press—forthcoming). For contact details and more information see: