Zeitgeist in Babel

Zeitgeist in Babel : The Postmodernist Controversy

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This volume vividly displays the confluence of discourse-formations concerning postmodernism as they take shape in different disciplines.show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253206111
  • 9780253206114

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: Postmodernism As Discursive Event/Ingeborg Hoesterey Interventions/Jacques Derrida I. Revisiting Constitutive Discursive Practices. Architecture, Americanist Literary Criticism, and Anti-Greenbergian Art Scence Postmodern vs. Late-Modern/Charles Jencks The Problem of the Postmodern/C. Barry Chabot The Notion of OPostmodernO/Clement Greenberg The Unhappy Consciousness of Modernism/Donald B. Kuspit The Originality of the Avant-Garde: A Postmodernist Repetition/Rosalind E. Krauss II. The Debate in Philosophy and More Politics of Discourse Habermas and Lyotard on Postmodernity/Richard Rorty Habermas and Postmodernism/Martin Jay Feminism and Postmodernism: A Question of Politics/Susan Rubin Suleiman The End of (Hi)story/Gianni Vattimo The (De-)Construction Sites of the Postmodern/Peter Koslowski From the One to the Many: Pluralism in TodayOs Thought/Matei Calinescu III. The Cultural Diversity of Modernism/Postmodernism Dialectics Cinemas of Modernity and Postmodernity/Maureen Turim Avant-Garde, Modern, Postmodern: The Music (almost) Nobody Wants to Hear/Jost Hermand Has Modernist Music Lost Power?/Charles Boone Postmoderism. Extension or End of Modernism? Theater between Cultural Crisis and Cultural Change/Erika Fischer-Lichte Nodality or Plot Displaced. The Dynamics of SollerOs H/David Hayman A Correspondence on Postmodernism/Stefano Rosso/Umberto Eco Bibliographical Note Contributors Indexshow more

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