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What this autonomization entails singulqr a divorce of the aesthetic from the cultural, a move which Jameson exemplifies in Blanchot wherein: Your reaction to the book will depend on your reaction to its textual surface.
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Aside from some insightful criticism’s of Foucault’s ‘Episteme,’ this work is a confused and superficial work of historiography. In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Email address subscribed successfully.
Lists with This Uuna. He is best known for his analysis of contemporary cultural trends—he once described postmodernism as the spatialization of culture under the pressure of organized capitalism. In the meantime conversations around late capitalism and advanced industrial society seem more informative and more productive.
I find with Jameson that few things are certain, but one certainty here is that periods require “breaks” with whatever precedes them and Modernism’s break is as yet ill-defined.
Mike rated it really liked it Jul 21, Una modernidad singular Fredric Jameson.
And I harbor these criticisms because I think he belongs to the twin academic schools of “obscurer is better” and “why say in ten words what I can say in a hundred? With the breaking away from the mediator, Art is presented as mutually exclusive, independent, and indeed autonomous from culture and real life. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.
Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. At the end of the whole everything, no part of this thrilled me – I’m not even sure what his position on postmodernism is after reading this – but, alas, it’s Jameson, so we keep reading. Gracchus Babeuf rated it liked it Sep 13, Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. Interesting and useful concepts, but little effort to make them easy to understand or even fun to read.
You must read everything twice: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. A very rewarding experience that makes you think differently about various conceptions in modernism, as well as the value of modernism as a conceptual category.
It is an educational and mind-stretching book.
In A Singular Modernity, Jameson unravels the political and philosophical implications in the term modernity and its aesthetic relation to modernism. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. By outlining the variegated meanings and understanding’s of the modern, from the Cartesian Cogito, to Marx’s Capital, Jameson attempts to fredruc a coherent and comprehensive understanding of the period itself.
Fredrif 04, E. This tex I am not the world’s biggest Jameson fan, so I want it known up front that I’m, admittedly, biased.
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Oct 06, Mr. Jameson’s book does an excellent job of distinguishing the loosely-constructed popular idea of modernism from the historical realities – ‘realities’ because there wasn’t, of course, just fredrix modernism. This book is a wonderful petitio to the question “what is the proper response to postmodernism from a Marxist? Wanna read a book that makes your mind twist, uses lots of words you don’t know, and reminds you of the English Major you never got?
A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present
He returns to it here, after the academic debates over post modernism had faded from currency. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.
Frederic Jameson has established himself as one of the leading interpreters of ‘Post modernism’ over the years, but in this work he turns his attention to a history of mdoernidad modern. Whatever your familiarity with the topic, he will broaden and deepen it.
Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. Oct 08, Curt Bozif rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The extraordinary revival of discussions of m The concepts of modernity and modernism are amongst the most controversial and vigorously debated in contemporary philosophy and cultural theory.
The extraordinary revival of discussions of modernity, as well as of new theories of artistic modernism, demands attention in its own right.
Sign up to receive offers and updates: Rather, and this is where Jameson’s opacity frustrates, Modernism’s break occurs when borrowing from Perry Anderson Western culture finds itself in a position of social-technological-political potentiality combined with the signifier’s new understanding of itself as arbitrary we’re talking Saussure here, not Derrida combined with a renewed taboo for existing textual methods of representation borrowing from Adorno.
Return to Book Page. May 26, Adam rated it it was amazing.