The Post-Modern Reader / Edition 2

The Post-Modern Reader / Edition 2

by Charles Jencks, Eva Branscome, Lea-Catherine Szacka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470748664

ISBN-13: 9780470748664

Pub. Date: 01/25/2011

Publisher: Wiley

This anthology presents the synthesising trend in all its diversity and includes key historical texts by Daniel Bell and Jena-Francois Lyotard as well as seminal papers by Andreas Huyssen, James Collins, Umberto Eco, John Barth, Linda Hutcheon, David Lodge, among others. This book includes: New Culture Theory, Late Modernism as Post-Modernism, Literature, Art,

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This anthology presents the synthesising trend in all its diversity and includes key historical texts by Daniel Bell and Jena-Francois Lyotard as well as seminal papers by Andreas Huyssen, James Collins, Umberto Eco, John Barth, Linda Hutcheon, David Lodge, among others. This book includes: New Culture Theory, Late Modernism as Post-Modernism, Literature, Art, Architecture, Film, Sociology, Politics, Geography, Feminism, Science and Religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470748664
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Series:
AD Reader Series , #4
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Charles Jencks, Preface 6
List of Contributors 8
Chapter One
New Culture Theory
Charles Jencks, The Postmodern Agenda 10; Andreas Huyssen, Mapping the Postmodern 40; Umberto Eco, Postscript to The Name of the Rose 73; Linda Hutcheon, Theorising the Postmodern 76; Jim Collins, Post-Modernism as Culmination 94; Margaret Rose, Defining the Post-Modern 119
Chapter Two
Late Modernism as Post-modernism
Jean-François Lyotard, What is Postmodernism? 138; Jean Baudrillard, The Ecstasy of Communication 151; Jürgen Habermas, Modernity: An Unfinished Project, 158
Chapter Three
Literature, Art, Architecture, Film
John Barth, The Literature of Replenishment 172; David Lodge, Mimesis and Diegesis in Modern Fiction 181; Ihab Hassan, Pluralism in Postmodern Perspective 196; Paolo Portoghesi, What is the Postmodern? 208; Charles Jencks, The Post-Avant-Garde 215; Norman K Denzin, Blue Velvet: Postmodern Contradictions 225; Heinrich Klotz, Postmodern Architecture 234
Chapter Four
Sociology, Politics, Geography
Daniel Bell, The Coming of the Post-Industrial Society 250; Robin Murray Fordism and Post-Fordism 267; Edward W Soja, Taking Los Angeles Apart 277; David Harvey, The Condition of Postmodernity 299
Chapter Five
Feminism
Susan Rubin Suleiman, Feminism and Postmodernism 318; Craig Owens, The Discourse of Others 333
Chapter Six
Science and Religion
Tito Arecchi, Chaos and Complexity 350; David Ray Griffin, The Reenchantment of Science 354; David Ray Griffin, Creativity and Postmodern Religion 373; David Bohm, Postmodern Science and a Postmodern World 383; Charles Birch, The Postmodern Challenge to Biology 392; Edward Goldsmith, Galaand Evolution 399; Hans Küng, Why We Need a Global Ethic 409

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