Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader

Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader

by Douglas Kellner, Sean Homer

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Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader by Douglas Kellner, Sean Homer

This volume brings together original work from internationally recognized scholars that critically engages with the full range of Jameson's work, including: Sartre, Lukács, 'Third World' literature, architecture, postmodernity, globalization, film, dialectics and Brecht. In a series of lively, and at times iconoclastic readings, the contributors challenge accepted views of Jameson's work and locate his project in the historical, political and institutional context that shaped it. The volume concludes with an original contribution by Jameson himself, providing an opportunity for readers to critically engage with his work themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230564954
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 03/25/2004
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 562 KB

About the Author

CLINT BURNHAM University of British Columbia, and Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Canada
MARIA ELISA CEVASCO Professor of English and American Literatures, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
MICHAEL CHANAN Professor of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
CHRISTIAN A. GREGORY Teaches at Auburn University, USA
NEIL LAZARUS Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, UK
ESTHER LESLIE Lecturer in English and Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
JOHN O'KANE Teaches Theory, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of South Carolina, USA
CHRIS PAWLING Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
XUDONG ZHANG is Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University
SLAVOJ ZIZEK Senior Researcher, Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

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