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The Political Unconscious

Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, 2nd Edition

By Fredric Jameson, Fredric Jameson

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320 pages

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‘Every now and then a book appears which is literally ahead of its time … The Political Unconscious is such a book … it sets new standards of what a classic work is.’ – Slavoj Zizek

In this ground-breaking and influential study, Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture. A landmark publication, The Political Unconscious takes its place as one of the most meaningful works of the twentieth century. First published: 1983.

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'Every now and then a book appears which is literally ahead of its time … The Political Unconscious is such a book … it sets new standards of what a classic work is.' - Slavoj Zizek

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LITERARY CRITICISM / General
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PHILOSOPHY / General