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Postmodernism, or, The cultural logic of late capitalism / Fredric Jameson.

By: Jameson, Fredric.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Post-contemporary interventions: Publisher: Durham ; Duke University Press, Distributors, Aakar Books, c1991Description: xxii, 438 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 8190340328 (pbk.).Subject(s): Postmodernism (Literature) | PostmodernismDDC classification: 809.9113 JAM Online resources: Table of contents
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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-430) and index.

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.

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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