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The cultural turn : selected writings on the postmodern, 1983-1998 /

by Jameson, Fredric.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1998Description: xiv, 206 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1859841821.Subject(s): Postmodernism (Literature) | Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Contents:
Postmodernism and consumer society -- Theories of the postmodern -- Marxism and postmodernism -- The antinomies of postmodernity -- 'End of art' or 'End of history'? -- Transformations of the image in postmodernity -- Culture and finance capital -- The brick and the balloon : architecture, idealism and land speculation.
Summary: The author's reflections have become an essential reference point for all those attempting to grapple with the postmodern. This collection illuminates the cultural turn of contemporary capitalism. Thus it includes his earliest insights, his responses to critics, his survey of alternative interpretations, and his engagement with the cultural climate of the 1990s.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-199) and index.

Postmodernism and consumer society -- Theories of the postmodern -- Marxism and postmodernism -- The antinomies of postmodernity -- 'End of art' or 'End of history'? -- Transformations of the image in postmodernity -- Culture and finance capital -- The brick and the balloon : architecture, idealism and land speculation.

The author's reflections have become an essential reference point for all those attempting to grapple with the postmodern. This collection illuminates the cultural turn of contemporary capitalism. Thus it includes his earliest insights, his responses to critics, his survey of alternative interpretations, and his engagement with the cultural climate of the 1990s.

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