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Postmodernist Culture (2nd Edition)

Steven Connor

Postmodernist Culture (2nd Edition)

Steven Connor

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In this completely revised and considerably expanded new edition, Steven Connor considers the recent work of the most influential postmodern theorists, including Lyotard and Jameson, and offers accounts both of the work of newly emerging theorists and new areas of postmodernist culture which have developed over the last decade, especially in law, music, dance, spatial theory, ethnography, ecology, and the new technologies.

- Publisher The first edition of Postmodernist Culture quickly established itself as the most accesible and inclusive introduction to the question of postmodernism available. In this completely revised, updated and substantially enlarged new edition, Steven Connor shows that postmodernism has entered a distinctly new phase. The new edition includes critical accounts of the most recent work of therorists such as Jean-Francois Lyotard, Frederic Jameson and David Harvey,as well as discussions of the new postmodernism which have emerged in the areas of law, music, dance, science fiction, popular culture, spatial theory, feminism, ethnorology, ecology and the new technologies. The book concludes with expanded discussions of postmodern critical style and cultural politics and a completely updated and revised bibliography. Lucid, witty and brimming with insight, this richly augumented edition of Postmodernist Culture will secure its place as the most reliable and accessible guide to the subject for students, researchers and anyone with an interest in contemporary culture.

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About "Postmodernist Culture (2nd Edition)"

In this completely revised and considerably expanded new edition, Steven Connor considers the recent work of the most influential postmodern theorists, including Lyotard and Jameson, and offers accounts both of the work of newly emerging theorists and new areas of postmodernist culture which have developed over the last decade, especially in law, music, dance, spatial theory, ethnography, ecology, and the new technologies.
- Publisher

The first edition of Postmodernist Culture quickly established itself as the most accesible and inclusive introduction to the question of postmodernism available. In this completely revised, updated and substantially enlarged new edition, Steven Connor shows that postmodernism has entered a distinctly new phase. The new edition includes critical accounts of the most recent work of therorists such as Jean-Francois Lyotard, Frederic Jameson and David Harvey,as well as discussions of the new postmodernism which have emerged in the areas of law, music, dance, science fiction, popular culture, spatial theory, feminism, ethnorology, ecology and the new technologies. The book concludes with expanded discussions of postmodern critical style and cultural politics and a completely updated and revised bibliography. Lucid, witty and brimming with insight, this richly augumented edition of Postmodernist Culture will secure its place as the most reliable and accessible guide to the subject for students, researchers and anyone with an interest in contemporary culture.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Steven Connor

Connor is Professor of Modern Literature and Theory at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has lectured widely overseas and writes and broadcasts frequently on contemporary cultural issues.

Table Of Contents

  • Part 1 Context: Postmodernism And The Academy. Part 2 Posterities:
  • Postmodernities - Postmodern Social And Legal Theory
  • Postmodern Architecture And The Visual Arts
  • Postmodernism And Literature
  • Postmodern Performance
  • Postmodern Tv, Video And Film
  • Postmodernism And Popular Culture. Part 3 Consequences: Post-modesty -
  • Renunciation And The Sublime
  • Postmodernism And Cultural Politics.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 116818
  • Product Code 0631200525
  • EAN 9780631200529
  • Pages 338
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Dec 1996
  • Dimensions 228 x 159 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.468kg

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