VSIポストモダニズム<br>Postmodernism: a Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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VSIポストモダニズム
Postmodernism: a Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 152 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780192802392
  • DDC分類 306

Full Description

Postmodernism has been a buzzword in contemporary society for the last decade. But how can it be defined? In this Very Short Introduction Christopher Butler challenges and explores the key ideas of postmodernists, and their engagement with theory, literature, the visual arts, film, architecture, and music. He treats artists, intellectuals, critics, and social scientists 'as if they were all members of a loosely constituted and quarrelsome political party' - a party
which includes such members as Cindy Sherman, Salman Rushdie, Jacques Derrida, Walter Abish, and Richard Rorty - creating a vastly entertaining framework in which to unravel the mysteries of the 'postmodern condition', from the politicizing of museum culture to the cult of the politically correct.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Contents

1. The rise of postmodernism ; 2. New ways of seeing the world ; 3. Politics and identity ; 4. The culture of postmodernism ; 5. The 'postmodern condition' ; References ; Further reading ; Index