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The Postmodernism Reader

Foundational Texts in Philosophy, Politics and Sociology

by Michael Drolet

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7484715M
ISBN 100415160847
ISBN 109780415160841


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A great reader of many of the primary texts of postmodernism as of the early 90s. It includes some forgotten stuff that should be read more, and some that was well forgotten. As with all anthologies, there is a falling off of quality as the book progresses/5.

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Postmodernism For Beginners features the thoughts of Foucault on power and knowledge, Jameson on mapping the postmodern, Baudrillard on the media, Harvey on time-space compression, Derrida on deconstruction and Deleuze and Guattari on rhizomes.

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The aim of this book is to tell a fuller story of postmodernism as applied to philosophy and a few other related disciplines. The book considers postmodernism from different angles.

Apart from examining the nexus between postmodernism and different branches of philosophy. The ideas of leading postmodern thinkers we critically discussed. Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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Postmodernism and the Contemporary Novel: A Reader is the first book to collect together the most important contributions to the theory of the postmodern novel over the last forty years and to guide readers through the complex questions and wide-ranging debates: what are its characteristics.

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This book presents a lively, wide-ranging and highly readable exploration of what postmodernism has come to mean in the context of contemporary art.

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Introduction: Reading A Postmodern Reader I. Modern/Postmodern Preface "Postmodernity, or Living with Ambivalence." Zygmunt Ban "The Postmodern Weltanschauung and its Relation to Modernism: an Introductory Survey." Hans Bertens Excerpts from The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge.

Jean-François Lyotard. Description: Now in paperback, Fredric Jameson’s most wide-ranging work seeks to crystalize a definition of “postmodernism” Jameson’s inquiry looks at the postmodern across a wide landscape, from “high”; art to “low,” from market ideology to architecture, from painting to.

Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault. By Stephen R. Hicks Professor of Philosophy. English editions: First edition: two hardcover and eight softcover printings from by Scholargy Publishing. First edition Kindle e-book published Expanded hardcover edition published in by Ockham’s Razor.

Kindle expanded edition published in A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data Morawski, Stefan. The troubles with postmodernism/Stefan Morawski; with a foreward by Zygmunt Bauman.—1st ed. Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada.

Includes index. ISBN (hard: alk. paper) 1. This reader provides a selection of articles and essays by leading figures in the postmodernism debate.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. I have not read all of them, though I have read many, and will do my best to list what would probably be considered some of the top "postmodern" books to come out of this overwhelmingly white and middle-to-upper-class Ivy-educated school of writers: The Tunnel, Omensetter's Luck, and In the Heart of the Heart of the Country by William Gass.

Postmodern Literature Introduction. Postmodernism is one of those words that has made itself at home in our everyday language. Just think how often you've heard a movie or a book being described as "so postmodern."From Andy Warhol's pop art, to authors like Chuck Palahniuk and Douglas Coupland, to ultra-popular movies like Moulin Rouge, Scream, and Pulp Fiction, there's no getting around it.

In true postmodern form, the whole book is a huge comment on its own bookishness, giving you hints on how to read it in the text, and also in true postmodern. "Postmodernism: A Reader gathers in one volume a comprehensive selection of articles, essays, and statements by leading figures -- among them Lyotard, Habermas, Jameson, Baudrillard, Eco, and Rorty -- writing across the divergent terrains on which the struggles over postmodernism are taking place: in the fields of philosophy and politics, in the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture.

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Postmodern literature is a type of literature that came to prominence after World War II. Learn about how postmodernism in literature rejects many literary conventions and embraces new ones in. The Routledge Introduction to American Postmodernism offers readers a fresh, insightful overview to all genres of postmodern writing.

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Explaining postmodernism: skepticism and socialism from Rousseau to Foucault / Stephen Hicks. This book is printed on acid-free paper. Contents Postmodernism then becomes an activist strategy against the coalition of reason and power.

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The Post-Modern Reader is a seminal anthology that presents this trend in all its diversity, as a convergence in architecture and literature, sociology and cultural theory, feminism and. Don’t miss the annotated list of sixty-one postmodern works of literature on Jacket Copy, the L.A.

Times books blog. They’ve come up with a set of twelve identifying symbols: a star indicates Author: Macy Halford. The thing about postmodernism is it's impossible to pin down exactly what might make a book postmodern. In looking at the attributes of the essential postmodern reads, we found some were downright contradictory.

Postmodern books have a reputation for being massive tomes. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Postmodernism and critical theory are intrinsically linked, so any critical theorists would be a good place to start.

Check out Jacques Derrida and deconstructionism, Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard, and Louis Althusser. Within critical theory.Charles Alexander Jencks (21 June –13 October ) was an American cultural theorist, landscape designer, architectural historian, and co-founder of the Maggie’s Cancer Care published over thirty books and became famous in the s as theorist of Postmodernism.

Jencks devoted time to landform architecture, especially in Scotland.