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International postmodernism

theory and literary practice

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Published by J. Benjamins in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Postmodernism (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-552) and indexes.

    Statementedited by Hans Bertens, Douwe Fokkema.
    SeriesA comparative history of literatures in European languages =, Histoire comparée des littératures de langues européennes,, v. 11, Comparative history of literatures in European languages ;, v. 11.
    ContributionsBertens, Johannes Willem., Fokkema, Douwe Wessel, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN98.P67 I58 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 581 p. :
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1011609M
    ISBN 101556196024
    LC Control Number96052208

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    Introduction to Terpsichore in Sneakers, by Sally Banes By this I mean to situate postmodernism in International Relations through its most fundamental and powerful characteristic: its systematic denaturalisation of the real and the given, with the International postmodernism book of social critique in the name of some ethical good. Three important aspects add to the special character of International Postmodernism The consistent distinction between postmodernity and postmodernism; equal attention to the making and diffusion of postmodernism and the workings of literature in general; and the focus on the text and the reader i. The choice of designations is intimately related to theory and the form of theory is intimately related to the character of designated objects. Nor is this mandatory or necessarily desirable, one may want to argue.


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Architects like Gerrit Thomas Rietveld made bold, minimalist geometric statements in 20th century Europe. But, even though the design was not built, the plan helped launch the Constructivist movement. Economic and social power matter a great deal too. Art and craft should have no difference.

Architects associated with Desert Modernism include William F. Yet a careful marriage of social, policy and textual analysis can enable both historical and predictive arguments about causes. And states with diametrically opposing national interests might try to resolve their differences through negotiation or even war.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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