Beginning Postmodernism

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    Beginning Postmodernism

    Mehka - 17. mar 2010
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    ISBN/EAN:P_9780719079962
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    'Post modernism' became the buzzword of contemporary society in the 1990s. This book offers step-by-step introductions to post modernism across a wide range of subjects. It encourages readers to explore how the debates about post modernism have emerged from basic philosophical post modernism cultural ideas. 'Post modernism' became the buzzword of contemporary society in the 1990s. Yet, even now, it still remains confusing and baffling in its variety of definitions, contexts and associations. This second edition of "Beginning Postmodernism" offers clear, accessible and step-by-step introductions to post modernism across a wide range of subjects. It encourages readers to explore how the debates about post modernism have emerged from basic philosophical and cultural ideas, and to develop comparative connections and ideas from one area to another. It has been updated, amended and enlarged, covering the decade since the publication of the first edition. With its emphasis firmly on 'post modernism in practice', the book contains questions designed to help readers understand and reflect upon a variety of positions within the following areas of contemporary culture: philosophy and cultural theory; architecture and concepts of space; visual art, sculpture and material culture; popular culture and music; film, video and television; and the social sciences. 1. Introduction 2. Postmodernism: Philosophy and Cultural Theory 3. Postmodernism and the Literary Arts 4. Postmodern Architecture and Concepts of Space 5. Postmodernism in Visual Art, Sculpture and the Design Arts 6. Postmodernism, Popular Culture and Music 7. Postmodernism, Film, Video and Television Culture 8. Postmodernism and the Social Sciences 9. Conclusion: Whither Postmodernism? 10. Select bibliography

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    'Post modernism' became the buzzword of contemporary society in the 1990s. This book offers step-by-step introductions to post modernism across a wide range of subjects. It encourages readers to explore how the debates about post modernism have emerged from basic philosophical post modernism cultural ideas. 'Post modernism' became the buzzword of contemporary society in the 1990s. Yet, even now, it still remains confusing and baffling in its variety of definitions, contexts and associations. This second edition of "Beginning Postmodernism" offers clear, accessible and step-by-step introductions to post modernism across a wide range of subjects. It encourages readers to explore how the debates about post modernism have emerged from basic philosophical and cultural ideas, and to develop comparative connections and ideas from one area to another. It has been updated, amended and enlarged, covering the decade since the publication of the first edition. With its emphasis firmly on 'post modernism in practice', the book contains questions designed to help readers understand and reflect upon a variety of positions within the following areas of contemporary culture: philosophy and cultural theory; architecture and concepts of space; visual art, sculpture and material culture; popular culture and music; film, video and television; and the social sciences. 1. Introduction 2. Postmodernism: Philosophy and Cultural Theory 3. Postmodernism and the Literary Arts 4. Postmodern Architecture and Concepts of Space 5. Postmodernism in Visual Art, Sculpture and the Design Arts 6. Postmodernism, Popular Culture and Music 7. Postmodernism, Film, Video and Television Culture 8. Postmodernism and the Social Sciences 9. Conclusion: Whither Postmodernism? 10. Select bibliography

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    • Jezik: angleški
    • Leto izida: 2010
    • Število strani: 304
    • ISBN/EAN: 9780719079962
    • Mere izdelka vxš: 19,8 x 12,9
    • Vezava: Mehka
    • Datum Izida: 17.03.2010
    • Založba: Manchester Univerity Press
    • Avtor: Woods, Tim Woods
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