The Success and Failure of Fredric Jameson

The Success and Failure of Fredric Jameson : Writing, the Sublime, and the Dialectic of Critique

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Offers a critical overview of the work and career of the American Marxist cultural critic Frederic Jameson. Helmling (English, U. of Delaware) identifies major themes and traces the continuity and change in Jameson's engagement with the challenges presented by continental theory from the 1950s to the present. Emphasis is placed on analysis of Jameson's notoriously difficult style of dialectical prose and his reasons for using it. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791447634
  • 9780791447635

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