Postmodernism, or, The cultural logic of late capitalism

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Duke University Press, 1991 - Art - 438 pages
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Now in paperback, Fredric Jameson’s most wide-ranging work seeks to crystalize a definition of “postmodernism.” Jameson’s inquiry looks at the postmodern across a wide landscape, from “high” art to “low,” from market ideology to architecture, from painting to “punk” film, from video art to literature.

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Review: Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

User Review  - David Moulton - Goodreads

The thing about Jameson that can't be overstated is that he's a really, REALLY terrible writer. Reading him I feel like I'm wading through a sewage plant. Occasionally there's an interesting idea here ... Read full review

Review: Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

Grandiose. Often brilliant. Sometimes stone blind. Really needed editing and less being grandiose. Read full review

Contents

The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
1
Theories of the Postmodern
55
Surrealism Without the Unconscious
67
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

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Fredric Jameson is Professor and Chair of the Literature Program at Duke University. He is the coeditor, with Masao Miyoshi, of The Cultures of Globalization, also published by Duke University Press.