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What is post-modernism?

by Charles Jencks

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Published by Academy Editions in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Postmodern.,
  • Postmodernism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Jencks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20062871M
    ISBN 100856709379

    In her book 'Religion and Modern Thought' Victoria Harrison summarised the idea that postmodernism is a rejection of modernism: 'Once account of postmodernism seeks to define it by contrasting it with modern thought. Those who favour this approach associate modern thought with the Enlightenment, and further claim that postmodern thought is. May 27,  · Truly, it is a fascinating book. Especially, since it deals with numerous of the features that characterize post-modernism. Firstly, there is the breaking of genre rules. Before actually having read the book, the reader might consider Life of Pi to be a good example of a documentary in a novel format. Thus, the story reflects reality, even.

    According to Pauline Marie Rosenau, author of Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences () "characters and character development in post-modern novels, plays and poetry, at least in theory, do not count for much." Rosenau argues that there are not any character descriptions in post-modern literature. OCLC Number: Notes: "First given as a paper at a conference on post-modernism at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois in October , and again later that month in Hannover, Germany, at a second conference on the same subject organized by Dr. Peter Koslowski for Civitas"--Title page verso.

    "Postmodernism" has become the buzzword of contemporary society. Yet it remains baffling in its variety of definitions, contexts and associations. Beginning Postmodernism aims to offer clear, accessible and step-by-step introductions to postmodernism across a wide range of subjects. It encourages readers to explore how the debates about postmodernism have emerged from basic philosophical and /5(2). Apr 30,  · Image Via Amazon. In an exciting development, according to GlasgowLive has revealed that the BBC will be adapting McQueer’s stories into a series of short films. Debuting on May 9th on iPlayer, the short films will include adaptations of numerous stories he’s written for his anthology stories and works he’s created for social media.


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