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Postmodernism / Jameson / Critique: (PostModernPositions series) 1st Edition

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  • Series: PostModernPositions series (Book 4)
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Maisonneuve Press; 1st edition (May 1, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0944624073
  • ISBN-13: 978-0944624074
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,630,385 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The premise on which this invaluable anthology rests is two-fold: to examine and assess Fredric Jameson's cultural criticism in otder to understand the complexity of ther postmodern phenomenon as it ascribes to theory and practice. All the while it interrogates Jameson's critical project so as to determine if a self-consciously Marxist critique of postmodernity, and whether as one contributor Martin Donougho puts it if "his attending to it marks a change in motive, method, or presupposition". These aims are critical and expository and reach the full gamut of the enterprise by discussing the social, the political and the aesthetic introspection of Jameson's philosophical discourse. Douglas Kellner introduces the arguments and Anders Stephanson interviews Jameson himself to set the boundaries and define the metacritical apercu of the work. David Grass explores the notion and moment of resistance in the Marxist adoptations; Mike Featherstone allocates and defines the social practice adopted by Jameson. There is a hermeneutic reading (David Shumway) and Zuidarveert offers a vision of Modernism through Jameson's appropriation of Adorno and Lukacs. Philip Goldstein asserts the relevance of Jameson's literary critique (unduly overshadowed by his friendship with Eagleton); R. Radhakrishnan's "Poststructuralist Politics: Towards a Theory of Coalition" is a stunning and stimulating take on the politics of postmodernism as diversified in Jameson's ouvre.Read more ›
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