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The Resource Allegory and ideology, by Fredric Jameson

Allegory and ideology, by Fredric Jameson

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Allegory and ideology
Title
Allegory and ideology
Statement of responsibility
by Fredric Jameson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This major new work by Fredric Jameson is not a book about 'method, ' but it does propose a dialectic capable of holding together in one breath the heterogeneities that reflect our biological individualities, our submersion in collective history and class struggle, and our alienation to a disembodied new world of information and abstraction. Eschewing the arid secularities of philosophy, Walter Benjamin once recommended the alternative of the rich figurality of an older theology; in that spirit we here return to the antiquated Ptolemaic systems of ancient allegory and its multiple levels (a proposal first sketched out in The Political Unconscious); it is tested against the epic complexities of the overtly allegorical works of Dante, Spenser and the Goethe of Faust II, as well as symphonic form in music, and the structure of the novel, postmodern as well as Third World: about which a notorious essay on National Allegory is here reprinted with a theoretical commentary; and an allegorical history of emotion is meanwhile rehearsed from its contemporary, geopolitical context"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jameson, Fredric
Dewey number
809/.915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.A5
LC item number
J36 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allegory
  • Ideology in literature
  • Allegory
  • Ideology in literature
Label
Allegory and ideology, by Fredric Jameson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : allegory and ideology -- Historical : the ladder of allegory -- Psychological : emotional infrastructures -- Psychoanalytic : Hamlet with Lacan -- Musical : an allegorical symphony : Mahler's sixth -- Political : national allegory -- Poetic : Spenser and the crisis of personification -- Epic : Dante and space -- Dramatic : Faust and the messages of historicism -- Literary : allegoresis in postmodernity
Control code
on1040191215
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 410 pages
Isbn
9781788730259
Lccn
2018061422
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029110174
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Allegory and ideology, by Fredric Jameson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : allegory and ideology -- Historical : the ladder of allegory -- Psychological : emotional infrastructures -- Psychoanalytic : Hamlet with Lacan -- Musical : an allegorical symphony : Mahler's sixth -- Political : national allegory -- Poetic : Spenser and the crisis of personification -- Epic : Dante and space -- Dramatic : Faust and the messages of historicism -- Literary : allegoresis in postmodernity
Control code
on1040191215
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 410 pages
Isbn
9781788730259
Lccn
2018061422
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029110174
Other physical details
illustrations

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