Understand Postmodernism: Teach Yourself
Understand Postmodernism is an indispensable guide to this sometimes challenging domain. Using contemporary examples to further your understanding, it takes a broad look at theorists in a range of disciplines. Whether you're encountering postmodernism for the first time, or you need a quick reference to support your studies, this guide offers a comprehensive introduction t...more
خب، اون دنيا سوخت و ويران شد. حالا فقط يه ويرانه ى در هم بر هم برامون باقى موند ...more
When reading the section on Derrida and deconstruction the image of those nihilists with the giant scissors going after the Dude's johnson in the Big Lebowski would not leave my mind. The reason the nihilists want to cut off the Dude's "potent member" is because they are deconstructionists whose activities can only ever end in impotence.
I remember reading somewhere that dur ...more
I enjoyed what I learned. It makes watching modern movies A LOT more interesting when put into context of WHY. I feel like I've always been dismissive of the term "postmodernism" but it's actually fascinating, and the art that has come out of it is equally so (think T ...more
Postmodernism is large and sometimes contradictory, it is ill defined overall, but in this book I came to see why that is the case. If you are interested in Philosophy and issues in our culture check it out.
As for the book itself, it takes an almost anthropological view of its subject, mos ...more
it is no less different in this particular book on portmodernism, a difficult subject on its own. ontologically speaking, postmodernism is not easy to define as it is not a physical thing neither does it have an singular essence from which ideas and themes are thence expounded. however, the author manages to elegantly lay down its histo ...more
این کتاب هرآنچه را که مخاطب کتاب میخواهد درمورد پستمدرنیسم بداند در اختیار او خواهد گذاشت. کتابی خواندنی و منبعی ارزشمند که نه تنها تاریخ و بسیاری از اصطلاحات مربوط به پستمدرنیسم را شرح میدهد بلکه منابع ارزشمند دیگری را نیز در این زمینه معرفی میکند که علاقمندان و محققان میتوانند بهرههای زیادی از آنها کسب نمایند.