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A foundational text on the analysis of postmodernism,
This review is from: Postmodernism: Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (Poetics of Social Forms) (Paperback)
Jameson's book stands out as one of two major original contributions to the analysis of postmodernism (the other being David Harvey's Postmodern Condition). Sympathetic to Marxism, Jameson draws on Ernest Mandel's notion of late capitalism to suggest that postmodernism is the cultural logic of a distinct phase of capitalism. no analysis of review of postmodernism could exclude this foundational text.
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Initial post: 18 Feb 2009 15:40:47 GMT
You're forgetting Jean-François Lyotard, author of "La condition postmoderne", one of the most seminal texts on the question...
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