: a term notoriously difficult to define: can roughly, in the words of Jean-Francois Lyotard, be described as an incredulity to grand narratives.
the right wingers to the postmodernism
. Trump or other right wing
The editors of Postmodern/Postwar--And After, Jason Gladstone, Andrew Hoberek, and Daniel Worden, productively ask whether the movement we have called postmodernism
is indeed over and, if so, what is the "something else" that follows it.
Here, Brett begins a set of four chapters on the lasting effects of war within the discussion of postmodernism
and World War II, each interpreted through Vonnegut and Heller.
Below, I define and characterize the concept of postmodernism
in order to buttress the foregoing.
In both cases, we discover first that the numerous contradictory tendencies of postmodernism
, illustrated by such great philosophers as Charles Jencks, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Frederic Jameson, Francis Fukuyama, and Ihab Hassan, are replaced by other competing and ambivalent directions, with all the positive and negative implications generated by a better living standard, technological and medical advances, computer techniques, and, last but not least, a new ecology of the mind, emerging as a new form of enlightenment.
The title of the book is drawn from the concept of modern public administration theory which emerged in 1980's with the outbreak of postmodernism
. The book therefore is mainly divided into two forms one the construction of reality and the other the construction presented by the authors.
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." McHale has changed this situation in a number of significant ways and this is the focus of my review of his work.
The Concept of Postmodernism
and the Possibility of its Transfer," "Modern, Postmodern, Postmodern Modern?
III: TOWARDS PROTO-HISTORICISM: POSTMODERNISM
AND THE CRISIS OF NARRATIVES
, and the Short Story in English.
The debate between Modernism and Postmodernism
has been one of the most revisited topics in late twentieth-century and early twenty-first century cultural and critical history ever since Jean-Francoise Lyotard's Le condition posmoderne (1979) managed to trigger off an enduring interest in the large-scale evolution of Western culture and the nature of knowledge over the past century.
This is the short version of a longer list, and yet, incomplete as it is, it goes to show, I think, that what I am taking about, structurally and historically, is, on one side, something incrementally characteristic of postmodernism
since the early 1960s and, on the other side, a reality of culture the accelerated globalization following the end of the Cold War renders ever more conspicuous.
, as a phenomenon against modernism, emerged at the end of the 1960s and brought us some new concepts.
Elana Gomel's Postmodern Science Fiction and Temporal Imagination tumbles readers down a chrono-historical wormhole, the other side of which offers a defamiliarizing alternate conception of the categories of both science fiction and postmodernism