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Bjornson, Richard. Review of Nationalism, Colonialism, and Literature by Fredric Jameson. Comparative Literature 45, No. 3 (Summer 1993): 300-03.

A review where Bjornson offers a positive assessment of Nationalism, Colonialism, and Literature.

Bradbury, Malcolm. “Isn't That Spatial?” New York Times Book Review (12 April 1992): 32.

Review of Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.

Conroy, Mark. Review of Late Marxism, by Fredric Jameson. Southern Humanities Review XXVII, No. 4 (Fall 1993): 382-88.

Examines Jameson's analysis of Theodor Adorno in Late Marxism.

Csicsery-Ronay, Istvan, Jr. “Postmodern Technoculture, or, The Gordian Knot Revisited.” Science-Fiction Studies 19, No. 3 (November 1992): 403-10.

Review including discussion of Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.

Culler, Jonathan. “Language and Knowledge.” Yale Review LXII, No. 2 (December 1972): 290-6.

Review of The Prison-House of Language.

Harpham, Geoffrey Galt. “Postmodernism's Discontents.” Times Literary Supplement (28 June 1991): 8-9.

Review including discussion of Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.

Jarvis, Simon. “The Mural Not the Moral.” Times Literary Supplement (5 February 1999): 26.

A review of The Cultural Turn.

Jay, Martin, and Jane Flax. “Forum: Martin Jay and Jane Flax on Postmodernism.History and Theory 32, No. 3 (1993): 296-310.

Examines Jameson's Marxist perspective and theoretical position in Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Martin and Flax contend that Jameson's assertions are unsubstantiated and misplaced.

Jones, Louisa. Review of The Prison-House of Language by Fredric Jameson. Modern Language Journal LXI, Nos. 1-2 (January-February 1977): 76-7.

A review offering a positive assessment of The Prison-House of Language, but expresses reservations concerning Jameson's reductive explanations of structuralist thought.

LaCapra, Dominick. A review of The Political Unconscious. History and Theory XXI, No. 1, (1982): 83-106.

LaCapra offers an extended analysis of Jameson's Marxist theory, historical perspective, and dialectical critique in The Political Unconscious, drawing attention to issues of ideology, psychoanalysis, and narrative representation.

Mao, Douglas. “Chill Winds, Cool Breezes: Jameson in the Nineties.” Contemporary Literature XXXVII, No. 1 (Spring 1996): 155-75.

Provides an overview of Jameson's Marxist theory and a review of The Seeds of Time and Clint Burnham's The Jamesonian Unconscious.

Mehlman, Jeffrey. Review of Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, by Fredric Jameson. Journal of Modern History 65, No. 4 (December 1993): 831-36.

Review essay including assessment of Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.

Potts, Robert. “Screening Polymorphous Perversity.” Times Literary Supplement (22 April 1994): 18-9.

A review of Signatures of the Visible.

Rothberg, Michael. "Marxism After Post-Marxism." Socialist Review 22, No. 1 (January-March 1992): 113-20.

Rothberg examines Jameson's analysis of Theodor Adorno in Late Marxism and considers the theoretical and practical implications of his philosophical perspective with respect to changing the current capitalist system.

Weller, René. “Marxist Literary Criticism.” Yale Review LXII, No. 1 (October 1972): 119-26.

A review of Marxism and Form in which Weller commends Jameson's explication of the ideas of Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Herbert Marcuse, Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukács, and Jean-Paul Sartre, but faults Jameson for his “uncritical acceptance of the presuppositions of dialectical materialism.”

Zhang, Xudong. “Marxism and the Historicity of Theory: An Interview with Fredric Jameson.” New Literary History 29, No. 3 (Summer 1998): 353-83.

Jameson discusses the interrelationship of structuralist and Marxist theory, his historical and linguistic view of poststructuralism, and his interest in Bertolt Brecht.

Additional coverage of Jameson's life and career is contained in the following source published by the Gale Group: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 67.

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