Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

By: Sean Homer (author)Paperback

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This is the first comprehensive analysis of the work of Fredric Jameson, one of the most important cultural critics writing today. Homer provides a clear exposition and appraisal of Jamesona s theories and an assessment of his contribution to contemporary cultural theory.


Abbreviations. Introduction. Sartre: From Situation to History. Part I: The Dialectics of Form: . The Logic of Form. The Logic of Content. Metacommentary. . Part II: History: The Political Unconscious: . Marxism and Historicism. History as Political Unconscious. History as Narrative. History as Whose Narrative?. Part III: The Politics of Desire: . Ideologies of Pleasure. Ideologies of Desire. The Production of Desire. Versions of a Libidinal Apparatus. The Dialectic of Ideology and Utopia. Part IV: Postmodernism and Late Capitalism: . The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. The Periodization of Late Capitalism. Video Art and Postmodern Textuality. Realism -- Modernism -- Postmodernism. The Dialectic of Modernism and Postmodernism. Part V: The Spatial Logic of Late Capitalism: . The Reassertion of Space in Social Theory. The Phenomenology of Postmodernism. The Social Production of Space. The Semiotics of Space. The Spatio--Temporal Dialectic of Modernity and Postmodernity. Part VI: Marxism, Totality and the Politics of Difference: . The Postmodern Critique of Totality. Marxism and Totality. Mediation and Reification. The Third World: Identity and Difference. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780745616865
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780745616865
  • weight: 344
  • ISBN10: 0745616860

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