Postmodernism: A Reader / Edition 1

Postmodernism: A Reader / Edition 1

by Thomas Docherty
     
 

A comprehensive selection of articles, essays, and statements, by such leading figures in postmodernism as Lyotard, Habermas, Jameson, Eco and Rorty, that defines the end of modernism in philosophy, politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, urbanicity, feminism, and ecology.

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A comprehensive selection of articles, essays, and statements, by such leading figures in postmodernism as Lyotard, Habermas, Jameson, Eco and Rorty, that defines the end of modernism in philosophy, politics, the artistic and cultural avant-garde, architecture, urbanicity, feminism, and ecology.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231082211
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/16/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part One: Founding Propositions 1. Answering the Question: What is postmodernism?, by Jean-François Lyotard2. Note on the Meaning of 'Post-', by Jean-François Lyotard3. The Entry into Postmodernity: Nietzsche as a turning point, by Jürgen Habermas4. Postmodernism, by or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, Fredric JamesonPart Two: Modernity Compete and Incomplete 5. Modernity - An Incomplete Project, by Jürgen Habermas6. The Structure of Artistic Revolutions, by Gianni Vattimo7. The Last Days of Liberalism, by David Cook8. The Fall of the Legislator, by Zygmunt BaumanPart Three: Aesthetic and Cultural Practices 9. Toward a Concept of Postmodernism, by Ihab Hassan10. Introduction to Terpsichore in Sneakers, by Sally Banes11. The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism, by Douglas Crimp12. Postmodernism in the Visual Arts: A question of ends, by Paul Crowther13. The Evil Demon of Images and the Precession of Simulacra, by Jean Baudrillard14. The City of Robots, by Umberto Eco15. Against Intellectual Complexity in Music, by Michael NymanPart Four: Crisis in the Avant-Garde 16. The Search for Tradition: Avant-garde and postmodernism in the 1970s, by Andreas Huyssen17. The Negation of the Autonomy of Art by the Avant-Garde, by Peter Bürger18. The Sublime and the Avant-Garde, by Jean-François Lyotard19. The International Trans-Avant-Garde, by Achille Bonito OlivaPart Five: Architecture and Urbanicity 20. Toward a Critical Regionalism: Six points for an architecture of resistance, by Kenneth Frampton21. The Emergent Rules, by Charles Jencks22. The Duck and the Decorated Shed, by Robert Venturi23. Postmodern, by Paolo PortoghesiPart Six: Politics 24. Postmodernist Bourgeois Liberalism, by Richard Rorty25. Politics and the Limits of Modernity, by Ernest Laclau26. The Condition of Post-Marxist Man, by André Gorz27. Toward a Principle of Evil, by Jean BaudrillardPart Seven: Feminism 28. Feminism, by Reading, Postmodernism, Meaghan Morris29. Feminism and Postmodernism, by Sabina Lovibond30. Social Criticsim without Philosophy: An encounter between feminism and postmodernism, by Nancy Fraser and Linda Nicholson31. The Demise of Experience: Fiction as stranger than truth?, by Alice JardinePart Eight: Periphery and Postmodernism 32. Postmodernism or Post-colonialism Today, by Simon During33. Postmodernism and Periphery, by Nelly Richard34. Rereading Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies: A response to the 'postmodern' condition, by Rey Chow

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