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. 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. Professor Jameson is also the author many books, including Marxism and Form (1971), The Political Unconscious (1981), and Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (1990, recipient of the MLA Lowell Award). His more recent works include Valences of the Dialectic (2009), The Antinomies of Realism (2013, recipient of the Truman Capote Award), and The Ancients and the Postmoderns (2015).
- Recent Papers, Books and Preprints
- Jameson, F, Criticism and Categories,
Pmla, vol. 137 no. 3
pp. 563-567 [doi].
- Jameson, FR, On levels and categories,
Historical Materialism, vol. 29 no. 1
pp. 221-233 [doi] [abs].
- Said, E; Jameson, F; Ahmad, A, Orientalism, Postmodernity, and the Problem with Capitalist Culture,
in Capitalism and Its Uncertain Future
pp. 169-178 [doi] [abs].
- Jameson, F, Aesthetics today,
Clcweb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 22 no. 3
pp. 1-4 [doi].
- Jameson, F, On Literary and Cultural Import-Substitution in the Third World: The Case of the Testimonio,
Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie no. 165