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Feb 22, Leonardo marked it as to-keep-reference. Jameson provides a perfect model for intellectually rich and rigorous analysis and critique while remaining conversational, engaging, fluid and somewhat accessible.

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Best of all, it’s free. Andrew Thickett rated it liked it Aug 09, I recommend it, really thoughtful, but it’s good to have a conception of the major arguments of modernity and postmodernity, as well as the Marxist position on both before you launch into this.

Fashions come and go and perhaps this will come around again and will feel timely all over again. To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? No trivia or quizzes yet. Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon frerric even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time. He also does a fine if at times esoteric job of conceptualizing the aesthetics of mod Jameson has staked out the space as a leading theorist of late modernity. In the meantime conversations around late capitalism and advanced industrial society seem more informative and more productive.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A activation email gredric been sent to you. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 modernidsd is as yet ill-defined.

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Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. In A Singular Modernity, Jameson unravels the political and philosophical implications modsrnidad the term modernity and its aesthetic relation to modernism.

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Well, because he’s a critical eminence and a massive thinker who has apparently read everything, leaving us with A Singular Modernity. Lists with This Book. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.

A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present

Email address subscribed successfully. He articulates a vision of what a valuable conception of modernism would be modernkdad well as what it would look like to practice it from a technical, artistic, and intellectual point of view. Jun 19, Steve rated it it was amazing. The text can be navigated like science fiction, as indirect exposition, the unfamiliar explained by context or allowed to stand unresolved as focii of curiosity.


The extraordinary revival of discussions of modernity, as well as of new theories of artistic modernism, demands attention in its own right. However, Jameson falls into web of philosophical and ideological narratives from which he cannot remove himself.

A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present by Fredric Jameson

The implied reader is a fearfully educated and up-to-date academic, and Jameson is at pains not to insult their intelligence by telling them anything that, in this audience, everybody already knows. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.

In this new intervention, Fredric Jameson—perhaps the most influential and persuasive theorist of postmodernity—excavates and explores these notions in a fresh and illuminating manner.

It also makes you realize how thin of a conception postmodernism is if it is based on a reading of modernism that does not consider the way modernism has travelled in intellectual history.

The intellectual project of the book is itself the real subject, or rather the production of intellectual projects that are all the more stimulating for being sketches or glimpses. It’s a steep, dense read; he needs a certain critical mass of material to support his relentless disassembling and reassembling, his historical and political contextualizing, his rotations and juxtapositions in intellectual hyperspace. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.