By Fredric Jameson,Ian Buchanan

ISBN-10: 0822340879

ISBN-13: 9780822340874

ISBN-10: 0822341093

ISBN-13: 9780822341093

Fredric Jameson is among the so much influential literary and cultural critics writing this present day. he's a theoretical innovator whose principles in regards to the intersections of politics and tradition have reshaped the serious panorama around the humanities and social sciences. Bringing jointly ten interviews carried out among 1982 and 2005, Jameson on Jameson is a compellingly candid advent to his suggestion for these new to it, and a wealthy resource of illumination and rationalization for these looking deeper knowing. Jameson discusses his highbrow and political preoccupations, such a lot prominently his dedication to Marxism as a manner of critiquing capitalism and the tradition it has engendered. He explains a lot of his key techniques, together with postmodernism, the dialectic, metacommentary, the political subconscious, the utopian, cognitive mapping, and spatialization.

Jameson on Jameson screens Jameson’s impressive take hold of of up to date culture—architecture, paintings, cinema, literature, philosophy, politics, psychoanalysis, and concrete geography—as good because the problem that the geographic achieve of his considering poses to the Eurocentricity of the West. performed through finished students from usa, Egypt, Korea, China, Sweden, and England, the interviews elicit Jameson’s reflections at the large foreign value of his principles and their applicability and implications in numerous cultural and political contexts, together with the current part of globalization.

The quantity comprises an advent via Jameson and a finished bibliography of his courses in all languages.

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