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Postmodernism: A Reader

T Docherty (Ed)

Postmodernism: A Reader

T Docherty (Ed)

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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 arguments remain relatively unknown.;Postmodernism* A Reader gathers in one volume a comprehensive selection of articles, essays and statements by leading figures across the divergent terrains on which the struggles over postmodernism are taking place* in the fields of philosophy and politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, feminism, ecology, peripheral or Third World postmodernisms. The material brought together here enables a serious and rigorous consideration of the question Are we at - and should we endorse - the end of modernity?;The book offers a general introduction which provides a useful overview of the postmodernism debate, and section introductions which place the essays in their social, cultural and political context.

- Publisher A comprehensive selection of articles, essays, and statements, by such leading figures in postmodernism as Lyotard, Habermas, Jameson, Eco and Rorty, that defines the end of modernism in philosophy, politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, urbanicity, feminism, and ecology.

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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 arguments remain relatively unknown.;Postmodernism* A Reader gathers in one volume a comprehensive selection of articles, essays and statements by leading figures across the divergent terrains on which the struggles over postmodernism are taking place* in the fields of philosophy and politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, feminism, ecology, peripheral or Third World postmodernisms. The material brought together here enables a serious and rigorous consideration of the question Are we at - and should we endorse - the end of modernity?;The book offers a general introduction which provides a useful overview of the postmodernism debate, and section introductions which place the essays in their social, cultural and political context.
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A comprehensive selection of articles, essays, and statements, by such leading figures in postmodernism as Lyotard, Habermas, Jameson, Eco and Rorty, that defines the end of modernism in philosophy, politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, urbanicity, feminism, and ecology.
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  • Catalogue Code 87970
  • Product Code 0745012434
  • EAN 9780745012438
  • Pages 540
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Pearson Education Australia
  • Publication Date Oct 1992
  • Dimensions 244 x 169 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.153kg

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