Jameson on cultural studies

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at columbia.edu
Mon May 20 10:40:18 MDT 1996


I know. I know. They got this bad habit from French intellectuals. We sent
them Jerry Lewis movies and in exchange we got the writing style of
Jacques Derrida.

Louis

On Mon, 20 May 1996, Doug Henwood wrote:

> I have a simple but serious question - why does Frederic Jameson write so
> badly? In fact, why do most of the cultural studies people - many of whom
> are well-read in literature - produce such clotted, incomprehensible prose?
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