Fredric Jameson has been named the fifth recipent of the Holberg International Memorial Prize.
- PhD, Yale University , 1959
- MA, Yale University , 1956
- BA, Haverford College , 1954
William A. Lane , Jr., Professor of Comparative
Literature, Professor of Romance Studies (French). Professor
Jameson received his Ph.D. from Yale in 1959 and taught at Harvard,
Yale, and the University of California before coming to Duke
in 1985. His most recent books include Postmodernism, or,
The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (1991, which won
the MLA Lowell Award), Seeds of Time (1994), Brecht
and Method (1998), The Cultural Turn (1998), and
A Singular Modernity (Verso Press 2002). His most frequently
taught courses cover modernism, Third World literature and cinema,
Marx & Freud, Jean-Paul Sartre, the modern French novel
and cinema, and the Frankfurt School . Among Professor Jameson's
ongoing concerns is the need to analyze literature as an encoding
of political and social imperatives, and the interpretation
of modernist and postmodernist assumptions through a rethinking
of Marxist methodology. He serves on the Editorial Advisory
Board for South Atlantic Quarterly.
- F. Jameson. "History and Elegy in Sokurov."
- F. Jameson. "Globalization and Hybridization."
- F. Jameson. "translation of an Italian essay."
Princeton University Press. 2006.
- F. Jameson. "Introduction." Sartre,
Critique of Dialectical Reason, vol. II Verso, 2006.
- F. Jameson. "Lacan and the Dialectic."
Lacan: The Silent Partners Ed. Slavoj Zizek. Verso,