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Spring 2018-2019
ENG 568 / COM 568   na, npdf

Criticism and Theory - Fredric Jameson

Andrew Cole


Fredric Jameson is perhaps the most important theorist of our age with a global readership across all disciplines in the humanities for decades on end. In this graduate course, we discuss his entire body of work, appreciating the range and depth of his thought. Jameson has agreed to teleconference into our seminar at least once, and I welcome interested students to do some advanced reading to acquaint themselves with his ideas.

Sample reading list:
Jameson, Fredric, Sartre: Origins of a Style
Jameson, Fredric, Marxism and Form
Jameson, Fredric, The Political Unconscious
Jameson, Fredric, Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
Jameson, Fredric, Archaeologies of the Future
Jameson, Fredric, Antinomies of Realism
See instructor for complete list

Papers - 65%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
Interested students should contact the course instructor ( for permission to enroll, stating their background and/or interest in the subject matter.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41746 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:18