postmodernism


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genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism

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Preoccupied with outlining the main characteristics of postmodernism, many authors (Leicester, 2000; Macavei, 2001: 16-19; Cheek, Gough, 2005; Ishiyama, Breuning, 2011; Ekanem, Esikot, 2013) have elaborated listings of characteristics, mostly in comparison with the particularities of modernism (apud Mogonea, Mogonea, 2014).
For example, in Fredric Jameson's more than four-hundred-page Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism there are only three pages devoted to poetry, namely Bob Perelman's "China.
Although postmodernism has been suspicious of radical views it becomes sufficiently "radical" especially when it applied in the context of modern hopes and utopias which have always been the driving motives of the modern imagination.
In addition, postmodernism can be defined in comparison with modernism.
Neither is it clear why Ritchie had to bring up postmodernism at all as his critique of postmodernism in this chapter is not anticipated by his prior discussion.
Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism, an outlook which prevailed from 1920 to about 1970.
Postmodernism is a critique of all that the Enlightenment stood for.
They emphasize that postmodernism in this unconventionally narrow sense, and not postmodernity, is their subject.
In one sense of the term, postmodernism can refer to the intellectual, cultural movement, well underway since the 1980s, that includes artists, novelists and poets, architects, philosophers, and literary critics.
Their giant time capsule, spanning the 1970s and 1980s, poses as many questions as it answers about Postmodernism and the epoch in which it flourished as a 'condition', as the philosopher Jean-Francois Lyotard memorably described it.
At the core of this opposition, the author places Postmodernism and its many nuances.
This book collects perspectives on postmodernism from pioneers in the field, including Linda Hutcheon and Robert Kroetsch, as well as writers like Christian Bok and academics such as Herb Wyile and Susan Rudy.
Postmodernism has confronted institutional authority and given more power to the marginalized, but how has feminism repositioned itself in the challenge to patriarchy?