Fredric Jameson (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Adam Roberts
ISBN:
9780415215220

Widely recognized as one of today's most important cultural critics, Fredric Jameson's writing targets subjects from architecture to science fiction, cinema and global capitalism. Of his work,The Political Unconsciousremains one of the most widely cited Marxist literary-theoretical texts, and 'Postmodernism, or the cultural logic of late capitalism' is amongst the most influential statements on the nature of postmodernity ever published. Adam Roberts leads the beginner through this crucial thinker's often challenging work and considers his ongoing impact on contemporary critical theory. With extensive discussion of Jameson's intellectual and historical contexts and careful suggestions for further reading, this is the ideal guide to Jameson.

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