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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reception reveal the challenges of creating art that is aimed at social reform and confirm the difficulty in assessing the political function or, in Fredric Jameson's sense, the political unconscious of American literature. As a celebrated example of political theater, The Exonerated also provides a forum...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... these lingering loyalties (or, for some, pestering influ- ences) continue to shape our supposedly post-theoretical discipline. Phillip Wegner’s Shockwaves of Possibility owes a great deal to the essays and books that Fredric Jameson has been writing on science fiction (SF) since the early 1970s...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Georg Lukács, and Fredric Jameson. The book’s theoretical commitments bear special mention because they mark its relatively unique relationship to ongoing debates about historicism and literary form. Episodic Poetics is part of the resurgence of new scholarship on aesthetics, but Marxist criticism has...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Though none of these poets may at first seem postmodern when compared to contemporaries such as Oppen or Creeley, Travisano’s careful delineation of postmodernist characteristics (derived in part from Fredric Jameson) dem...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 884–885.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Though none of these poets may at first seem postmodern when compared to contemporaries such as Oppen or Creeley, Travisano’s careful delineation of postmodernist characteristics (derived in part from Fredric Jameson) dem...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Hanover, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England. 2000. x, 167 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $17.95. Invoking the postmodern fascination with borders, Carlton Smith draws upon Derrida, Lyotard, Jameson, and Vizenor to...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... with borders, Carlton Smith draws upon Derrida, Lyotard, Jameson, and Vizenor to reexamine Frederick Jackson Turner’s famous thesis from the vantage point of the repressed Other of the frontier—an alternate...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and labor was due” (110–11). Douglass’s “redemptioners,” usually referred to as indentured servants, figure in Fugitive Bonds as what Phan calls, taking a phrase from Fredric Jameson, a “vanishing mediator” (10) between the categories of slave and full citizen. Their “absent presence” in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Jameson attributes to late capitalism. Hsu accomplishes this without reducing the literary record to a passive ventrilo- quizing of uneven development and attends to the intersections between capi- talist global expansion and race and gender. For example, Hsu links the domes- tic ideologies of Stowe...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
... midcentury, nor even of the ‘‘late capitalism’’ Fredric Jameson first diagnosed in 1984;2 it’s the story of something like really, really late capitalism; capitalism in a fully globalized and triumphal form, the destructive speed and flexibility of whose finan- cial instruments alone make Nixon’s lofting...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... technology in the postwar period. In the critical optic installed by Fredric Jameson’s Postmodernism , these lines in the dirt would resolve into afterimages of “Heidegger’s ‘field-path’” (Jameson 1991 , 34–35), what Jameson identifies as “the final form of the image of nature in our own time” (34...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
... supposedly post-theoretical discipline. Phillip Wegner’s Shockwaves of Possibility owes a great deal to the essays and books that Fredric Jameson has been writing on science fiction (SF) since the early 1970s. As Wegner himself acknowledges, his book’s most central ...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the 1950s mouth of the postwar moment but rather to the 1980s, an era of sustained interest in the condition of postmodernity. His case for the importance of allegory builds on an impressively concise reading of Fredric Jameson and art critic Craig Owens. Admitting that his argument for the centrality...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... This avoidance also uninten- tionally isolates critical discussion of Paredes’s work from a growing effort to chart what Fredric Jameson has referred to as “the ‘uneven development’ of the ideology of modernism itself.”13 George Washing- The Anti-corrido of George Washington...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Fredric Jameson’s important codification of the aesthetic and affective parameters of postmodernism. 3 West’s odd comic affect was now explained by his teetering between modernist anxiety and postmodern playfulness, as critics used Jameson’s taxonomy to induct The Day of the Locust as an important...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2003
... three critical texts; mainstays such as Fredric Jameson, Linda Hutcheon, David Harvey, and Donna Haraway are all quoted, prodded, and metaread with varying degrees of approving contestation—alongside a commitment to pre...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Fredric Jameson in particular) in order to advance a series of extraordinarily attentive and innovative readings of Asian American fiction. Modern Minority proposes that the peculiar status of Asian Americans as a liminal or middleman minority reveals itself in the unusual care with which...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 March 2012
... worked to obfuscate the impact of material and structural forces on people’s lives. Focus on the freedom of the “free play” of aesthetic experience diverted attention from the need to fight for material freedoms; as Fredric Jameson and others argue, rather than constituting a solution to...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
... inescapable formalism hos- tile to the gritty materiality, history, and contingencies of the real that jar and disrupt abstract criteria of judgment. Reflecting on ‘‘the cur- rent aesthetic revival Fredric Jameson expresses this worry, sug- gesting that the collective nature of aesthetic transformation is...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Press . Jagoda Patrick . 2013 . “ Gamification and Other Forms of Play .” boundary 2 40 , no. 2 : 113 – 44 . Jameson Fredric . 1981 . The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . ———. 1991 . Postmodernism; or The...