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9 edition of Introducing Postmodernism found in the catalog.

Introducing Postmodernism

by Richard Appignanesi

  • 365 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Totem Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Reference,
  • Fiction,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Reference,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8915920M
    ISBN 101840465751
    ISBN 109781840465754

    Get this from a library! Introducing postmodernism. [Richard Appignanesi; Chris Garratt; Ziauddin Sardar; Patrick Curry] -- What is postmodernism? Here at last is a long overdue graphic study guide to the maddeningly enigmatic concept used to define our cultural condition in the late twentieth century. Postmodernism. In this way, postmodern artistic forms can be seen as an extension of modernist experimentation; however, others prefer to represent the move into postmodernism as a more radical break, one that is a result of new ways of representing the world including television, film (especially after the introduction of color and sound), and the computer.

    The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodernism surveys the full spectrum of postmodern culture - high and low, avant-garde and popular, famous and obscure - across a range of fields, from architecture and visual art to fiction, poetry, and by: This book had me thinking a lot about the meanings we have shoved in our faces, meanings that have nothing to do with reality (whatever that might be). For a small introduction, this book certainly does give you a mental work out and not without actually expanding your understanding of the concept/s of postmodernism. This is a keeper.

    Introducing Postmodernism takes us on a roller-coaster ride through structuralism, deconstruction, cyberspace and semiotics in the company of the essential postmodern icons from Lacan and Lyotard to Foucault and Derrida. It is crucial reading for anyone who is fascinated by the hall of mirrors that is postmodernism. Introducing Postmodernism tracks the idea back to its roots by taking a tour of some of the most extreme and exhilarating events, people and thought of the last hundred years: in art-constructivism, conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol; in politics and history - McCarthy's witch-hunts, feminism, Francis Fukuyama and the Holocaust; in .


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