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Postmodernism, or, The cultural logic of late capitalism

Author: Fredric Jameson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©1991.
Series: Post-contemporary interventions.
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This wide-ranging work seeks to crystallize a definition of postmodernism. The author 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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Jameson, Fredric.
Postmodernism, or, The cultural logic of late capitalism.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)741712470
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fredric Jameson
ISBN: 9780822309291 0822309297 9780822310907 0822310902
OCLC Number: 21330492
Description: xxii, 438 pages, [8] pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Culture : the cultural logic of late capitalism --
Ideology : theories of the postmodern --
Video : surrealism without the unconscious --
Architecture : spatial equivalents in the world system --
Sentences : reading and the division of labor --
Space : Utopianism after the end of Utopia --
Theory : immanence and nominalism in postmodern theoretical discourse --
Economics : postmodernism and the market --
Film : nostalgia for the present --
Conclusion : secondary elaborations.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.
Other Titles: Postmodernism
Cultural logic of late capitalism
Responsibility: Fredric Jameson.

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The scope and profundity of "Postmodernism," covering theory, architecture, film, video, and economics, is truly staggering. . . . Brilliant . . . --Siauddin Sardar," The Independent "(London)"

 
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