In theory: classes, nations, literatures

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Verso, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 358 pages
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User Review  - Karlo Mikhail - Goodreads

Defective analysis of the global situation (rehash of Kautsky's Ultra-imperialist thesis) but nevertheless an engaging and persuasive Marxist critiques of Edward Said, Fredric Jameson, Theory of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kyle - Goodreads

great defense of Marxism against post-structuralist and post-colonial literary analysis. i'm afraid that the chapter on specific Indian literatures went over my head, though. i also thought he was ... Read full review

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Contents

Some Contexts
43
Languages of Class Ideologies of Immigration
73
Jamesons Rhetoric of Otherness and the National
95
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About the author (1992)

Aijaz Ahmad is a renowned cultural theorist who has taught in several western and Indian universities. A frequent contributor to Frontline magazine, he currently lives in New Delhi.