By Samuel Cohen
At an identical time, Cohen enters into the theoretical dialogue approximately postmodern historic figuring out. Throwing his hat within the ring with strength and magnificence, he confronts not just Francis Fukuyama’s triumphalist reaction to the autumn of the Soviet Union but in addition the opposite literary and political “end of historical past” claims placed forth by way of such theorists as Fredric Jameson and Walter Benn Michaels. In an easy, affecting kind, After the top of History deals us a brand new imaginative and prescient for the services and confines of up to date fiction.
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After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s by Samuel Cohen