Category Archives: Fredric Jameson

Critical.Theory.com’s 15 books to be excited about in 2014

Critical.Theory.com’s 15 books to be excited about in 2014 – full list here. Some of these are new, some new translations, some new editions, but lots to get excited about – Derrida, Althusser, Jameson, Critchley, Laclau, Massumi & Manning etc. … Continue reading

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Critical-Theory.com’s five books that came out in October – Balibar, Spanos, Morton, Jameson, Hancox

List and details here.

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The AAG meeting

I’ve spent the last week in Los Angeles for the Association of American Geographers annual meeting. It was mainly in the Westin Bonaventure hotel – made famous in the 1980s by the readings of Fredric Jameson and Edward Soja. I … Continue reading

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Interview with Frederic Jameson in the Duke Chronicle

Interview with Frederic Jameson in The Duke Chronicle – topics include philosophy and literature, interdisciplinary work, postmodernism and politics.

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‘The Essential Verso Undergraduate Reading List’

Verso have posted another one their lists – this time ‘The Essential Verso Undergraduate Reading List’. Twenty books here including Marx, Paul Mason, Peter Dews, Jameson, Anderson (Perry & Benedict), Stephen Lukes, Žižek, Eagleton, David Harvey, Therborn, Balibar, Vinayak Chaturvedi, … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek on The Wire

Link to audio and story here. Also provides the link to the Fredric Jameson piece I mentioned some time back.

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Perry Anderson on the historical novel

Fairly interesting piece in the London Review of Books - discussing the differences between Lukács and Jameson’s Marxist accounts of the historical novel and examples such as Tolstoy, Scott, Lampedusa and Dumas.

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Fredric Jameson on The Wire

Fredric Jameson, “Realism and Utopia in The Wire”, Criticism, Vol 52, No 3-4, Summer/Fall 2010, pp. 359-372 – find it here (and it appears to be freely available). Thanks to Oliver Belcher for the link.

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Writing rhythm and summer reading

I have been getting into a good writing rhythm since I got back from Amsterdam, with a dedicated two hour slot each day when I write with no distractions, followed by the rest of the day on editorial work, other … Continue reading

Posted in Edward Soja, Fredric Jameson, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Giorgio Agamben, Karl Marx, Politics, Territory | 5 Comments