Working through the issue of representation in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the. Working through the issue of representation, in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the. LINDA HUTCHEON is very careful to distinguish between postmodernity and work: for him postmodernism is the ‘cultural logic of late capitalism'” (Politics 25).

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This takes postmodernism outofthe white, male, formalistically avant-garde preserve that it occupies in other definitions, and fruitfully links works that have been seen as belonging to different impulses within the culture.

The Politics of Postmodernism

View freely available titles: This revised edition of The Politics of Postmodernism continues its position as essential reading.

What she gives us is an admirably coherent, usable definition – something of a rarity among the theorists of this field. Hutcheon sees the postrnodern as both partaking of and challenging our culture. These and numerous other examples of early loss or neglect in the lives of writers, thinkers, and public figures form the basis of David Aberbach’s book, which he calls ‘the first full-length thematic study of loss in literature. Postmodern Knowledge, Modern Beliefs, and the Curriculum.

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Thanks be for his life, and for this evocation of it. One of them writes this account, rekindling his memory in a community he never quite joined, but never entirely abandoned. Science Logic and Mathematics.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. It is also unaVOidably political, acutely aware of history’S textuality, and dedicated to unsettling orthodox opinions. As always with this series, the bibliography is very helpful.

In Defense of a Worldly Separatism. Tarja Knuuttila – – Semiotica Account Options Sign in. Debra Shogan – – Hypatia 8 4: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. One of her most important arguments derives from the nature of her definition: Contact Contact Us Help. Roland Reichenbach – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 31 2: RoutledgeDec 16, – Literary Criticism – pages.

Desire, Disease and Death, and Bodily Charm: Is Representation Really in Crisis? Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s mother died when he was nine days old. This classic text remains one of the clearest and most incisive introductions to postmodernism.

John Lennon was neglected by both of his parents. The Politics of Postmodernism.

Introduction to Linda Hutcheon, Module on Postmodernity

Together with the new epilogue, this edition contains revised notes on further reading and a fully updated bibliography. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. She has published extensively on postmodernism, parody and irony including Irony’s Edge: A new epilogue traces the fate of the postmodern over the last ten years and into the future, responding to claims that it has, once and for all, ‘failed’.


This article has no associated abstract. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Working through the issue of representation in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the dominant ideologies of the western world.

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If Shklovsky’s art makes us see the stoniness of a stone, Hutcheon’s postmodernart makes us see the mearis by which we attach to that stoniness, and consider what we mean by placing that representation in a museum, a shrine of economic and cultural power.

Linda Hutcheon’s latest book belongs to the latter group. One might call it ‘a’ politics rather than ‘the’ politics of postmodernism, because Hutcheon’s stance is recognizably her own, and differs from the varied, mostly neo-Marxist, philosophical and politicalagendas represented in thecollectionsedited by Andrew Ross, Jonathan Arac, and Hal Foster. Do postrnodern phenomena helplessly reflect a decadent, late capitalist age? Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

Such interrogation invites us to ponder the signifying practices of both the original constructs and their postmodern avatars. Postmodernism and its Challenge to the Discipline of Hufcheon