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By Fredric Jameson

Fredric Jameson is among the such a lot influential literary and cultural critics writing this day. he's a theoretical innovator whose principles concerning the intersections of politics and tradition have reshaped the severe panorama around the humanities and social sciences. Bringing jointly ten interviews performed among 1982 and 2005, Jameson on Jameson is a compellingly candid creation to his notion for these new to it, and a wealthy resource of illumination and explanation for these looking deeper knowing. Jameson discusses his highbrow and political preoccupations, such a lot prominently his dedication to Marxism as a fashion of critiquing capitalism and the tradition it has engendered. He explains a lot of his key ideas, together with postmodernism, the dialectic, metacommentary, the political subconscious, the utopian, cognitive mapping, and spatialization.

Jameson on Jameson screens Jameson’s awesome take hold of of up to date culture—architecture, paintings, cinema, literature, philosophy, politics, psychoanalysis, and concrete geography—as good because the problem that the geographic succeed in of his considering poses to the Eurocentricity of the West. performed through complete students from usa, Egypt, Korea, China, Sweden, and England, the interviews elicit Jameson’s reflections at the wide foreign value of his rules and their applicability and implications in numerous cultural and political contexts, together with the current section of globalization.

The quantity comprises an advent by way of Jameson and a entire bibliography of his guides in all languages.

Interviewers
Mona Abousenna
Abbas Al-Tonsi
Srinivas Aravamudan
Jonathan Culler
Sara Danius
Leonard Green
Sabry Hafez
Stuart Hall
Stefan Jonsson
Ranjana Khanna
Richard Klein
Horacio Machin
Paik Nak-chung
Michael Speaks
Anders Stephanson
Xudong Zhang

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