By Niall Lucy
A Dictionary of Postmodernism offers an authoritative A-Z of the serious phrases and valuable figures relating to the origins and evolution of postmodernist concept and culture.
- Explores the names and ideas that experience come to outline the postmodern – from Baudrillard, Jameson, and Lyotard, to the options of deconstruction, meta-narrative, and simulation – along much less canonical subject matters equivalent to discussion and punk
- Includes essays via the past due Niall Lucy, a number one specialist in postmodernism stories, and by way of different famous students who got here jointly to accomplish and extend upon his final work
- Spans a kaleidoscope of postmodernism views, addressing its fanatics and haters; its movers and shakers corresponding to Derrida; its origins in modernism and semiotics, and its outlook for the future
- Features a sequence of short essays instead of mounted definitions of the main principles and arguments
- Engaging and thought-provoking, this is often straight away a scholarly advisor and enduring reference for the field
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A Dictionary of Postmodernism by Niall Lucy