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Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
...Jean.Fran~ois Lyotard The Postmodern (from The Postmodern Condition) What, then, is the postmodern? What place does it or does it not occupy in the vertiginous work of the questions hurled at the rules of image and narration? It is undoubtedly a part of the modern. All that has...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
... the Victorian age. Today's Medusan femme expresses The She-Man: 211 her sexuality with her entire body, spreading her legs and stomping her feet to join the postmodern laughter. In "Form and Female Authorship in Music Video," Lisa Lewis has...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... Postmodern Romance ust when it seemed about to keel over from the weight of its own Jirrelevance, the academic world has sprung to life again. Both left• wing and right-wing critics are raging about which subjects are fit to teach in colleges...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
... characters of transience" -is present in reality in the form of the ruin. "In the ruin history has physically merged into the set• ting." Today, in an age that has been declared postmodern-indeed, by some, in Spain for example, as neo-Baroque-the ruin has been replaced by the quotation, the trace...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378419-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7841-9
... 1 Theories of the Postmodern The problem of postmodernism• how its fundamental characteristics are to be described, whether it even exists in the first place...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378419-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7841-9
... 7 Immanence and Nominalism in Postmodern Theoretical Discourse Part I. Immanence and the New Historicism Few recent works of American criticism display the interpretive bril• liance and intellectual energy of Walter Benn...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387763-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8776-3
...10 High Heels (Spain, 1991) almodovar’s postmodern transgression In a comprehensive article, ‘‘On Postmodern Feminist Legal Theory Maxine Eichner rightly notes that ‘‘the postmodern impulse has been far more muted in the field...
Published: 01 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384137-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8413-7
...1 IMPERIUM, MISOGYNY, AND POSTMODERN PARODY IN V. Broken lives, broken strings, Broken threads, broken springs, Broken bottles, broken heads People sleeping in broken beds. Ain’t no use jivin’ Ain’t no use jokin’ Everything is broken. —Bob Dylan No one who reads Pynchon can deny...
Published: 31 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390930-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9093-0
... 4. The Classics and Critical Theory in Postmodern France: The Case of Jacques Rancière giuseppina mecchia Starting in the 1960s, a curious phenomenon occurred in French critical theory...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 2 Postmodern or Postcolonial? An Inquiry into Postwar Taiwanese Literary History Fangming Chen Literary history must always be considered in the context of the societal conditions that gave rise both to the literary works and to their authors. Ac- cordingly, any explanation...
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383321-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8332-1
... 10. The Postmodern Narrator } The stories of Edilberto Coutinho are useful, both to ask in an exemplary fashion and to discuss exhaustively one of the basic questions of the narra- tor in postmodernity. Is the narrator of the story the one who...
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387565-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8756-5
... 8 FROM WOMYN TO GRRRLS The Postmodern Feminist Pin-Up Artist and former sex worker Annie Sprinkle is among the most visible feminists whose work and activism grew out of the sex wars of the 1980s, and she stands as a symbol of...
Published: 16 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386643-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8664-3
... SUSAN KOSHY The Postmodern Subaltern Globalization Theory and the Subject of Ethnic, Area, and Postcolonial Studies Studies of globalization have announced their significance in terms of a paradigmatic break from the constraints of...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 21 ] Scheherazade’s Children: Magical Realism and Postmodern Fiction . wendy b. faris In 1980 John Barth rejected membership in any imaginary writers’ club that did not include Gabriel García Márquez.∞ That statement, an hom- age directed from North to South, marks an...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 26 ] A Brief Story of Postmodern Plot catherine burgass There is perhaps likely to be a general quickening of interest in the concepts of time and history toward the end of a millennium. Stephen Hawking’s bestseller A Brief History of Time (1988), which explains to the nonspecialist...
Published: 05 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390206-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9020-6
... significant addition to the way that music videos were presented? And what are the consequences of that addition? In this essay I explore a knot of issues involving the auteur, postmodernism, style, genre, and race as played out in this moment of transformation in music video, pri- marily by...
Published: 21 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389705-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8970-5
... jason k. friedman ‘‘ah am witness to its authenticity’’ Goth Style in Postmodern Southern Writing hen I was a boy growing up in Savannah, my uncle brought home a wife Wfrom Chicago. One day, sitting under the pecan tree in their...
Published: 21 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389552-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8955-2
... 3 Lenin in the Terry Eagleton Postmodern Age It is not Leninism that a postmodern age admires. What it values is a truth that is corrigible, provisional, unstable, rather than the inalienable...
Published: 09 November 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396529-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9652-9
... postmodernist Elitisms and Postmodern Struggles Culture is never abstract: it always involves particular practices of production and consumption and concrete connections between such practices and ev• eryday life. Therefore let me begin with a...