Postmodernism, Or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

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Fredric Jameson
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

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essential for anyone who has an interest in late capitalism and why we are the way we are. I did find this hard going though. Jameson's verbosity, sadly, doesn't seem to me to be an acting out of ... Read full review

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

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very difficult quagmire of academese. had some cool thoughts during the slog. 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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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.

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