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Book Read The Political Unconscious by Fredric Jameson

Book Read The Political Unconscious by Fredric Jameson

The Political Unconscious

In this ground breaking and influential study Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture At the time Jameson was actually writing the book, in the mid to late seventies, there was a major reaction against deconstruction and poststructuralism As one of the most significant literary theorists, Jameson found himself in the unenviabl In this ground breaking and influential study Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture At the time Jameson was actually writing the book, in the mid to late seventies, there was a major reaction against deconstruction and poststructuralism As one of the most significant literary theorists, Jameson found himself in the unenviable position of wanting to defend his intellectual past yet keep an eye on the future With this book he carried it off beautifully A landmark publication, The Political Unconscious takes its place as one of the most meaningful works of the twentieth century

Title : The Political Unconscious
Author :  Fredric Jameson
Language : English
Isbn : 0415287510
Format : Paperback
Pages : 320 pages

Rating: 4.3

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