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The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism
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  • Page extent: 254 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.41 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521648400 | ISBN-10: 0521648408)

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Offering a comprehensive introduction to postmodernism, this Companion features examinations of the different aspects of postmodernist thought and culture that have had a significant effect on contemporary critical thought. Topics discussed by experts in the field include postmodernism's relation to modernity, and its significance and relevance to literature, film, law, philosophy, and modern cultural studies. Additional material includes a guide to further reading and a chronology.

Contents

Introduction Steven Connor; 1. Postmodernism and philosophy Paul Sheehan; 2. Postmodernism and film Catherine Constable; 3. Postmodernism and literature Steven Connor; 4. Postmodernism and art Stephen Melville; 5. Postmodernism and performance Philip Auslander; 6. Postmodernism and space Julian Murphet; 7. Science, technology and postmodernism Ursula K. Heise; 8. Postmodernism and post-religion Philippa Berry; 9. Postmodernism and ethics Robert Eaglestone; 10. Law and justice in postmodernity Costas Douzinas; Further reading; Index.

Review

"...an important resource...superb. Recommended." E.T. Klaver, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, CHOICE

Contributors

Steven Connor, Paul Sheehan, Catherine Constable, Stephen Melville, Philip Auslander, Julian Murphet, Ursula K. Heise, Philippa Berry, Robert Eaglestone, Costas Douzinas

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