Bifocal 9: The Recovery of Bruce and Breaking with the Modern

“No ‘theory’ of modernity makes sense today unless it comes to terms with the hypothesis of a postmodern break with the modern.”

Excerpt from A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present by Frederic Jameson, New York, NY: Verso, 2002. Print.

Image: “Bruce,” still from Jaws (Steven Spielberg, 1975), image from