Spectacular Allegories: Postmodern American Writing and the Politics of Seeing

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Spectacular Allegories: Postmodern American Writing and the Politics of Seeing - Cohen, Josh

In a wide-ranging study, Josh Cohen argues that the American fixation with image - literally celebrating the surface, the visual, the spectacular spaces of the cinema and the city - has produced a crisis of literary perception, with crucial cultural and political consequences.

Spectacular Allegories: Postmodern American Writing and the Politics of Seeing 1998, Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780745312071

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