The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism: 2nd Edition / Edition 2

The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism: 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Stuart Sim
     
 

ISBN-10: 041533358X

ISBN-13: 9780415333580

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What is 'deconstruction'? What authors are considered 'postmodern novelists'? The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism combines a series of fourteen in-depth background chapters with a body of A-Z entries to create an authoritative, yet readable guide to the complex world of postmodernism. Following full-length articles on postmodernism and philosophy,

Overview

What is 'deconstruction'? What authors are considered 'postmodern novelists'? The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism combines a series of fourteen in-depth background chapters with a body of A-Z entries to create an authoritative, yet readable guide to the complex world of postmodernism. Following full-length articles on postmodernism and philosophy, politics, feminism, lifestyles, television, and other postmodern essentials, readers will find a wide range of alphabetically-organized entries on the people, terms and theories connected with postmodernism, including: Peter Ackroyd; Jean Baudrillard; Chaos Theory; Death of the Author; Desire; Fractals; Michel Foucault; Frankfurt School; Generation X; Minimalism; Poststructuralism; Retro; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; and Trans-avant-garde. Students interested in any aspect of postmodernist thought will find this an indispensable resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415333580
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Companions Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Contributors
Part I: Postmodernism, its History and Cultural Context
Postmodernism and Philosophy, Stuart Sim
Postmodernism and Critical and Cultural Theory, Antony Easthope
Postmodernism and Politics, Iain Hamilton Grant
Postmodernism and Feminism, Sue Thornham
Postmodernism and Lifestyles, Nigel Watson
Postmodernism and Science and Technology, Iain Hamilton Grant
Postmodernism and Architecture, Diane Morgan
Postmodernism and Art, Colin Trodd
Postmodernism and the Cinema, Val Hill and Peter Every
Postmodernism and Television, Marc O'Day
Postmodernism and Literature, Barry Lewis
Postmodernism and Music, Derek Scott
Postmodernism and Popular Culture, John Storey
Postmodernism, Modernity and the Tradition of Dissent, Lloyd Spencer
Select Bibliography
PART II: Names and Terms
Index

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