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By Niall Lucy

A Dictionary of Postmodernism offers an authoritative A-Z of the severe phrases and primary figures relating to the origins and evolution of postmodernist conception and culture.

  • Explores the names and ideas that experience come to outline the postmodern – from Baudrillard, Jameson, and Lyotard, to the thoughts of deconstruction, meta-narrative, and simulation – along much less canonical subject matters similar to discussion and punk
  • Includes essays by means of the past due Niall Lucy, a number one specialist in postmodernism stories, and by means of different famous students who got here jointly to accomplish and extend upon his final work
  • Spans a kaleidoscope of postmodernism views, addressing its fans and haters; its movers and shakers comparable to Derrida; its origins in modernism and semiotics, and its outlook for the future
  • Features a sequence of short essays instead of fastened definitions of the foremost rules and arguments
  • Engaging and thought-provoking, this is often right away a scholarly advisor and enduring reference for the field

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