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

User Review  - Julian - Goodreads

Fredric Jameson is not as terribly dense as some other writers and thinkers out there (don't know if that was a compliment or what...) I didn't seem to think that this book was as terribly hard to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Elise Barker - Goodreads

I read this for my dissertation, and while I recognize it as a seminal and important work that enabled much of the research related to my own, I found it somewhat tedious . Read full review

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Contents

The Cu1tura1 Logic of Late Capitalism
1
Theories of the Postmodern
55
Surrea1ism Without the Unconscious
67
Spatia1 Equiva1ents in the World System
97
Reading and the Division of Labor
131
Utopianism After the End of Utopia
154
Immanence and Nomina1ism in Postmodern Theoretical Discourse
181
Postmodernism and the Market
260
Nostalgia for the Present
279
Secondary Elaborations
297
Notes
419
Index
431
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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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