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Fables of Aggression by Fredric Jameson
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Fables of Aggression by Fredric Jameson
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Aug 17, 2008 | ISBN 9781844672790

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“Jameson’s little book on Wyndham Lewis is an important and in many ways brilliant work, as much for its treatment of Lewis himself as for its two other important contributions: to an understanding of the ideology of modernism, and to an understanding of a socio-political-psychoanlaytic theory of criticism … Jameson is sensitive both to detail and to the larger intellectual and political issues raised by a writer like Lewis … He provides a serious, challenging, and extremely intelligent alternative to the reigning ahistorical formalist criticism.”—Edward Said

“A highly original study on the novels of Wyndham Lewis … The book is supremely important as a contribution to Marxist criticism especially. It is ironic that it took a critic whose ideological position was so opposed to his subject to offer the best assessment of the ideological and literary bases of Lewis’s creativity … This is an outstanding contribution to our understanding of postmodernism.”—Hayden White

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