The Postmodern Turn / Edition 1

The Postmodern Turn / Edition 1

by Steven Best, Douglas Kellner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572302216

ISBN-13: 9781572302211

Pub. Date: 08/01/1997

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This book presents a groundbreaking analysis of the emergence of a pos tmodern paradigm in theory, the arts, science, and politics. From the authors of Postmodern Theory, the much-acclaimed introduction to key p ostmodern thinkers and themes, The Postmodern Turn ranges over diverse intellectual and artistic terrain—from architecture, painting, liter ature,

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This book presents a groundbreaking analysis of the emergence of a pos tmodern paradigm in theory, the arts, science, and politics. From the authors of Postmodern Theory, the much-acclaimed introduction to key p ostmodern thinkers and themes, The Postmodern Turn ranges over diverse intellectual and artistic terrain—from architecture, painting, liter ature, music, and politics, to the physical and biological sciences. C ritically engaging postmodern theory and culture, Steven Best and Doug las Kellner illuminate our momentous transition between a modernist pa st and a future struggling to define itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572302211
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Series:
Critical Perspectives Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
1,359,051
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


1. The Time of the Posts
2. Paths to the Postmodern: From Kierkegaard through Marx and Nietzsche
3. From the Society of Spectacle to the World of Simulation: Debord and Baudrillard
4. The Postmodern Turn in the Arts: From Architecture to Painting to the Culture of the Image
5. Entropy, Chaos, and Organism in Postmodern Science
6. The Postmodern Paradigm from Theory to Politics

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