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Postmodernism: A Reader

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This book deals with the arguments over postmodernism. Going beyond the post-structuralist controversy in its interdisciplinary scope, postmodernism questions the fundamental civil, political, ethical and cultural criteria which make criticism and theory available, legitimate, or, indeed, impossible. Yet since the key texts are widely scattered, the broad range of ...more
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Published October 1st 1992 by Longman Publishing Group
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Shelves: cultural-study
Essays on postmodernism and post-colonialism, exploring the connections between identity and theory, such that theory can be conceptualized as determined by the identity, and through the production of theory, one produces one’s identity. One knows oneself through knowing one’s position on an issue, and the assumptions on which one founds one’s position.
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probably sufficient for undergraduates who want more than a taste of this school of thought, including both pomo-gone-wild and more responsible variants. includes the usual roll call of areas of inquiry: art, literature, architecture, and so on.
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