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Postmodernism: An Analysis by Fredric Jameson.

Fredric Jameson offered a critique of postmodernism in 1991, in: Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism . As the title suggests, he sees postmodernism as a consequence of the late-capitalist fragmentation of society. The following text quotes two  sections from Chapter 1. I 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have been marked by an inverted millenarianism in which premonitions of the future, catastrophic or redemptive, have been replaced by senses of the end of this or that (the end of ideology, art, or social class; the “crisis” of Leninism, social democracy, or the welfare state, etc., etc.);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...