An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army


An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army In An American Utopia, Jameson Affirms The Critical Function Of Utopian Thinking And The Efficacies Of The Form Itself He Insists That The Fundamental Function Of Utopias Is To Revive A Sense Of The Future, Which Requires Taking Aim At The Forces That Prevent Us From Venturing Out From The Comfortingly Familiar Confines Of The Present.Kathi Weeks Jameson Gives Us Good Reasons To Call Back Utopia From Obscurity Rain TaxiControversial Manifesto By Acclaimed Cultural Theorist Debated By Leading Writers Fredric Jamesons Pathbreaking Essay An American Utopia Radically Questions Standard Leftist Notions Of What Constitutes An Emancipated Society Advocated Here Areamong Other Thingsuniversal Conscription, The Full Acknowledgment Of Envy And Resentment As A Fundamental Challenge To Any Communist Society, And The Acceptance That The Division Between Work And Leisure Cannot Be Overcome To Create A New World, We Must First Change The Way We Envision The World Jamesons Text Is Ideally Placed To Trigger A Debate On The Alternatives To Global Capitalism In Addition To Jamesons Essay, The Volume Includes Responses From Philosophers And Political And Cultural Analysts, As Well As An Epilogue From Jameson Himself Many Will Be Appalled At What They Will Encounter In These Pagesthere Will Be Blood But Perhaps One Has To Spill Such Ideological Blood To Give The Left A Chance Contributing Are Kim Stanley Robinson, Jodi Dean, Saroj Giri, Agon Hamza, Kojin Karatani, Frank Ruda, Alberto Toscano, Kathi Weeks, And Slavoj Iek.

An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army

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