Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism

Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism

by Sean Homer

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Overview

This is the first comprehensive analysis of the work of Fredric Jameson, one of the most important cultural critics writing today. Homer provides a clear exposition and appraisal of Jameson's theories and an assessment of his contribution to contemporary cultural theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136679766
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/07/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sean Homer is Lecturer in Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Sheffield.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations.

Introduction.

Sartre: From Situation to History.

Part I: The Dialectics of Form: .

The Logic of Form.

The Logic of Content.

Metacommentary. .

Part II: History: The Political Unconscious: .

Marxism and Historicism.

History as Political Unconscious.

History as Narrative.

History as Whose Narrative?.

Part III: The Politics of Desire: .

Ideologies of Pleasure.

Ideologies of Desire.

The Production of Desire.

Versions of a Libidinal Apparatus.

The Dialectic of Ideology and Utopia.

Part IV: Postmodernism and Late Capitalism: .

The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.

The Periodization of Late Capitalism.

Video Art and Postmodern Textuality.

Realism - Modernism - Postmodernism.

The Dialectic of Modernism and Postmodernism.

Part V: The Spatial Logic of Late Capitalism: .

The Reassertion of Space in Social Theory.

The Phenomenology of Postmodernism.

The Social Production of Space.

The Semiotics of Space.

The Spatio-Temporal Dialectic of Modernity and Postmodernity.

Part VI: Marxism, Totality and the Politics of Difference: .

The Postmodern Critique of Totality.

Marxism and Totality.

Mediation and Reification.

The Third World: Identity and Difference.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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