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the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

In transparent and easy yet continually dependent prose, Bertens units out the interdisciplinary facets, the serious debates and the major theorists of postmodernism. In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and the key theorists of postmodernism. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, lucidly distinguishing modernism from postmodernism through an examination of the fields of architecture, visual arts, and photography. Hans Bertens' Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask.

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The Idea of the Postmodern : Hans Bertens : 9780415060127

the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

At one point, I had a simple equation where postmodernism equals relativism. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. I think postmodernism has value because, unless extrapolated to its most extreme positions, it works against the complacency of the empirical-theoretical world as well as that of the mystical-spiritual world. The price may be the seller's own price elsewhere or another seller's price. The rejection of myth in favor of objectness p. Bertens reveals some of this when he speaks of the political implications. He also explains the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism.

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the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

Hans Bertens' Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. This fourth edition continues to offer unrivalled depth and authority, giving you the best possible preparation for success in Business Studies. From United Kingdom to U. Hans Bertens's book should be very useful for anyone interested in contemporary theoretical debates and a fine addition to any college course in literary or cultural theory. Part of my problem is that I often associated the movement with critics and observers, like Susan Sontag, who never Postmodernism has always been a slippery concept for me to get hold of. In clear, straight forward, and always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates, the historical development and the key theorists of postmodernism. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask.

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the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

I feel like anyone who reads it will gain a better hold on the slippery subject, but like the subject itself, it will still remain slippery. An enjoyable and indispensible text for today's student. His works on sexuality, insanity, the felony, and drugs are classics; his instance maintains to problem and encourage. This is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in giving a witty and accessible guide that is is easy to understand. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, lucidly distinguishing modernism from postmodernism through an examination of the fields of architecture, visual arts, and photography. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask.

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The idea of the postmodern: a history by Bertens, Hans

the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

His book clearly defines the commonalities, and the differences, between these historical developments that influenced literature, philosophy, the fine arts and architecture. From 1971 till his loss of life in 1984, Foucault gave public lectures on the world-famous Collge de France. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. From United Kingdom to U. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. He also explains the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism.

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The idea of the postmodern: a history by Bertens, Hans

the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

In spite of the fifteen years that he has devoted to the literature of silence, he still expects it to be eloquent. An enjoyable and indispensible text for today's student. Emphasizing the importance played by heterogeneity and difference in postmodern culture, Bertens carefully and adroitly defines the characteristics of postmodernism at every turn of the page. This is probably necessary when the aesthetics of postmodernism can be described as both anti-psychological and anti-myth p. In clear, straight forward, and always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates, the historical development and the key theorists of postmodernism. About this Item: Routledge, 1995. An enjoyable and indispensible text for today's student.

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The Idea of the Postmodern: A History, 1st Edition (Paperback)

the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. An enjoyable and indispensible text for today's student. In practice, we oscillate between universalist and particularist positions, in a dialectic, which, in the last twenty-five years, has not been unsuccessful in the field of concrete practical politics—at least where I live—but that theoretically cannot be resolved. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. Pages and cover are clean and intact.

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The Idea of the Postmodern

the idea of the postmodern bertens hans

In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and th At last! He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. Finally, the first part sketches the beginnings of the cultural-political debate that, though it did not seem particularly interesting before the 1980s, was soon to dominate the discourse of postmodernism. Hans Bertens' Postmodernismis the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books. About this Item: Routledge, 1995.

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