The Postmodern Turn / Edition 1

The Postmodern Turn / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1572302216
ISBN-13:
9781572302211
Pub. Date:
08/01/1997
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
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The Postmodern Turn / Edition 1


This book presents a groundbreaking analysis of the emergence of a postmodern paradigm in the arts, science, politics, and theory. From the authors of POSTMODERN THEORY, the much-acclaimed introduction to key postmodern thinkers and themes, THE POSTMODERN TURN ranges over diverse intellectual and artistic terrain--from architecture, painting, literature, music, and politics, to the physical and biological sciences. Critically engaging postmodern theory and culture, Steven Best and Douglas Kellner illuminate our momentous transition between a modernist past and a future struggling to define itself.

Winner of the Michael Harrington Award for the best book of 1998

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: 1,254,510
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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