The Postmodern (New Critical Idiom) (Paperback)

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The Postmodern (New Critical Idiom) (Paperback)

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Simon Malpas investigates the theories and definitions of postmodernism and postmodernity, and explores their impact in such areas as identity, history, art, literature and culture. In attempting to map the different forms of the postmodern, and the contrasting experiences of postmodernity in the Western and developing worlds, he looks closely at:

* modernism and postmodernism
* modernity and postmodernity
* subjectivity
* history
* politics.

This useful guidebook will introduce students to a range of key thinkers who have sought to question the contemporary situation, and will enable readers to begin to approach the primary texts of postmodern theory and culture with confidence.

Product Details ISBN: 9780415280655
ISBN-10: 0415280656
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 1st, 2005
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: New Critical Idiom