Postmodernism for Beginnersby Jim Powell, Joe Lee
Pub. Date: 08/21/2007
Publisher: For Beginners
If you are like most people, you’re not sure what Postmodernism is. And if this were like most books on the subject, it probably wouldn’t tell you.
Besides what a few grumpy critics claim, Postmodernism is not a bunch of meaningless intellectual mind games. On the contrary, it is a reaction to the most profound spiritual and philosophical crisis of
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Powell is smart. If you have read his Derrida for Beginners or Eastern Philosophy for Beginners you will know what I mean. To this title he brings the same gift of being able to sum up a very difficult subject clearly and humorously. He covers many of the Postmodern influences of culture from technology, the media, theory, architecture, etc. Highly recommended.
This book, in a humorous and interesting way, presents postmodernism (or POSTmodernISM)to the reader in a clear, concise, and entertaining fashion. The book is full of funny illustrations that make the reading go fast.