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The postmodernist turn

American thought and culture in the 1970s

by J. David Hoeveler

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Postmodernism -- United States.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1970-,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJ. David Hoeveler, Jr.
      SeriesTwayne"s American thought and culture series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .H6 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989937M
      ISBN 100805790640
      LC Control Number96028257

        I once asked a group of my students if they knew what the term postmodernism meant: one replied that it’s when you put everything in quotation marks. It wasn’t such a bad answer, because. In the rest of this handout, we will look at postmodernism in the second and third senses of the words. I will do this by tracing out some themes that help to circumscribe the field of postmodernism, both within the realm of ideas and in the realm of the arts. From the beginning, I should make it clear, though, that postmodernism is not a single.

        Buy Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views by Penner, Myron (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Postmodernism, in contemporary Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining political and economic power.

      Oral Culture: One way to understand the transformative but largely unnoticed changes effected by new technologies is to think about the way that the printed word changed our way of thinking about the can then help students to start thinking about the ways postmodern technologies (like the computer, the television, film, and mechanical image production) might be subtly but. Postmodern Philosophy – Subjective Truth One of the themes in Postmodern philosophy is a denial of universal, objective truth. This is clearly declared in Jean- Francois Lyotard’s famous statement “incredulity towards metanarrative.” 4 A metanarrative refers to a unifying story that seeks to explain how the world is—in other words a.


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Let me begin by quoting from a novel written by a friend of mine, Raymond Federman. Raymond will turn 80 in Though his name is much less recognizable today than it once was, back in the '70s Federman was relatively famous, or notorious, at least in some literary circles, as a member of the first generation of American postmodernists.

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Hoeveler also explores the rival "political" readings of these subjects and considers the postmodernist phenomenon as. About half way through it and its the best book I have ever read in Modernism and Post Modernism.

The discussion of Philosophy in the beginning is fantastic, these guys have read everything The Postmodern Turn Steven Best, Douglas Kellner No preview available - /5(4). The Postmodernist Turn not only charts historical change in a decade of the recent past.

It accomplishes what some of Hoeveler's subjects doubted was ever really possible in historical study: it helps us to understand the intellectual landscape in which we find ourselves several decades later.

Postmodern books and literature. Fight Club - Violent and schizophrenic tale of a man and his underground society, full of plot twists, ironies, and anarchy.

Survivor - An obedient servant turned media messiah dictates his life story into the flight recorder of a crashing airplane. Choke - A con artist who feigns choking to butter up his marks as saviors learns of his possibly divine parentage.

Postmodernism presents a threat not only to liberal democracy but to modernity itself. That may sound like a bold or even hyperbolic claim, but the reality is that the cluster of ideas and values at the root of postmodernism have broken the bounds of academia and gained great cultural power in western society.

The irrational. Architecture’s Historical Turn traces the hidden history of architectural phenomenology, a movement that reflected a key turning point in the early phases of postmodernism and a legitimating source for those architects who first dared to confront history as an intellectual problem and not merely as a stylistic question.

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In this way, words and books and texts are powerful things, for in them our world itself is created an insight that many postmodernist creative writers share. Baudrillard, in turn, argues in his book, Simulacra and Simulation (), that the real world has been filled up with and even replaced by simulations that we now treat as reality.

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