BeschreibungThe words "postmodernism" and "postmodernity" have become pervasive throughout the humanities, but their meanings frequently seem difficult to pin down. Postmodern Debates introduces modernity, postmodernism, and postmodernity through a series of debates between prominent thinkers in literary theory, philosophy, and cultural studies. The book explores this topic through thinkers who are at odds and encourages readers to consider the wide implications of postmodern thought in several areas.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction What is the Postmodern? A Postmodern Fable; J-F.Lyotard Postmodernism and Consumer Society; F.Jameson Modernity: an Unfinished Project; J.Habermas Answering the Question: What is Postmodernism; J.Lyotard Representation and Reality The Gulf War: Is it Really Taking Place?; J.Baudrillard Deconstruction and Actuality; J.Derrida Marxism, Ideology and the Postmodern Ideology, Discourse and the Problems of 'Post-Marxism'; T.Eagleton We Anti-Representationalists; R.Rorty Postmodernism, Identity, Gender Postmodernism and Feminisms; L.Hutcheon Gender Trouble: From Parody to Politics; J.Butler Crises in Legitimation: Crossing the Great Voids; A.Jardine The Postcolonial and the Postmodern Postmodern Blackness; B.Hooks Locations of Culture: The Postcolonial and the Postmodern; H.Bhabha The Politics of Postmodernity Politics and the Limits of Modernity; E.Laclau Summaries and Notes Glossary of Terms Index
PortraitEdited By Simon Malpas
Pressestimmen'An extremely useful and useable collection of readings which includes everything necessary for a survey of postmodern philosophical positions.' - Stefan Herbrechter, Trinity and All Saints University College, UK
Untertitel: 'Readers in Cultural Criticism'. 2001. Auflage. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2001
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten