By Samuel Cohen
At a similar time, Cohen enters into the theoretical dialogue approximately postmodern historic knowing. Throwing his hat within the ring with strength and elegance, he confronts not just Francis Fukuyama’s triumphalist reaction to the autumn of the Soviet Union but additionally the opposite literary and political “end of heritage” claims positioned forth through such theorists as Fredric Jameson and Walter Benn Michaels. In a simple, affecting type, After the top of History bargains us a brand new imaginative and prescient for the functions and confines of latest fiction.
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