Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Fredric Jameson: An unslaked thirst for totalisation

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

It is widely agreed that Fredric Jameson is the major Marxist theoretician in the English-speaking world today and also a key figure in the massive intellectual constellation dubbed 'postmodern'. Author of one of the first studies of Sartre published in the United States, some years later Jameson offered a landmark introduction to the set of major authors in what he called the 'dialectical tradition'. The encounter between Jameson's project and the debate on postmodernity, which was in no sense either spontaneous or predetermined, is nevertheless inscribed in the precise point where the History revealed by the 'political unconscious' crosses history in the present and politics tout court.

Keywords: dialectical hermeneutic; Fredric Jameson; Marxism

10.1163/ej.9789004145986.i-813.195
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004145986.i-813.195
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation