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Fredric Jameson (1991) Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism Source : Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism Verso, 1991. Just two sections from Chapter 1 reproduced here. The last few years have been marked by an inverted millenarianism in which premonitions of the future, catastrophic or redemptive, have been replaced by senses of the end of this or that (the end of ideology, art, or social class; the “crisis” of Leninism, social democracy, or the welfare state, etc., etc.); taken together, all of these perhaps constitute what is increasingly called postmodernism.
Fredric Jameson Postmodernism and Consumer Society The Cultural Turn. Selected Writings on the Postmodern 1983-1998. Verso, London, 1998; S.1-20 Verso, 1991.
1. The postdialectic paradigm of consensus and the cultural paradigm of context “Class is a legal fiction,” says Bataille; however, according to Bailey  , it is not so much class that is a legal fiction, but rather the futility, and some would say the meaninglessness, of class. However, in La Dolce Vita , Fellini analyses neotextual deappropriation; in 8 1/2 , although, he denies the postdialectic paradigm of consensus.
Postmodernism is in general the era that follows Modernism . [ 1 ] It frequently serves as an ambiguous overarching term for skeptical interpretations of culture , literature , art , philosophy , economics , architecture , fiction , and literary criticism . It is also confused with deconstruction and post-structuralism because its usage as a term gained significant popularity at the same time as twentieth-century post-structural thinker. [ edit ] Deconstruction
Posted to alt.humor.best-of-usenet by Andrew C Bulhak on 20 June 1995, found in alt.postmodern . by Stephen Katz, Associate Professor, Sociology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Postmodernism has been the buzzword in academia for the last decade. Books, journal articles, conference themes and university courses have resounded to the debates about postmodernism that focus on the uniqueness of our times, where computerization, the global economy and the media have irrevocably transformed all forms of social engagement. As a professor of sociology who teaches about culture, I include myself in this environment.