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Fredric Jameson

Professor, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of Romance Studies (French), Director of the Center for Critical Theory

  • 43 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Research Interests

Political Economy

Research interests

His most frequently taught courses cover modernist literature and cinema, Marx and Freud, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, and Zizek, as well as the modern French novel and cinema, and the Frankfurt School. Among Professor Jameson's ongoing concerns is the need to analyze literature as an encoding of political and social imperatives, and the interpretation of modernist and postmodernist assumptions through a rethinking of Marxist methodology.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Yale University 1959

M.A., Yale University 1956

B.A., Haverford College 1954

External positions

Director of the Center for Critical Theory,DUKE

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Research Output 2014 2016

  • 43 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 8 Article

Gherman's anti-aesthetic

Jameson, F., Jan 2016, In : New Left Review. no.97, p. 95 105 p., 11.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Marxist Criticism and Hegel

Jameson, F., Mar 2016, In : modern language association. 131, p. 430–438 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Early Lukács, Aesthetics of Politics?.

Jameson, F., Mar 25 2015, In : Historical Materialism. v.23, no.1, p. 3 27 p., 25.

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In Hyperspace.

Jameson, F., Sep 10 2015, In : London Review of Books . v.37, no.17, p. 17 22 p., 6.

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On re-reading life and fate.

Jameson, F., Sep 1 2015, In : New Left Review. no.95, p. 81 93 p., 13.

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