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Postmodern fiction in Europe and the Americas

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Published by Rodopi, Restant in Amsterdam, Antwerpen .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism.,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Theo D"haen and Hans Bertens.
    SeriesPostmodern studies,, 1
    ContributionsHaen, Theo d"., Bertens, Johannes Willem.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .P5942 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2254312M
    ISBN 109062037496
    LC Control Number89132085
    OCLC/WorldCa19916880

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Email address By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Notice. Rather, it could also indicate a reaction against modernism in the wake of the Second World War with its disrespect for human rights, just confirmed in the Geneva Conventionthrough the rape of Nankingthe Bataan Death Marchthe atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasakithe Holocaustthe bombing of Dresdenthe Katyn massacrethe fire-bombing of Tokyoand Japanese American internment.

For example, an author would not talk about a character in any particular detail, such as having a certain color hair or being big or small. A further link to the European avant-garde was established by Man Ray.

The modernist era highlighted innovation in the form and language of poetry and prose, as well as addressing numerous contemporary topics, such as race relations, gender and the human condition. Brooks and Warren's Understanding Poetry became one of the most influential college poetry textbooks of the s and was revised and reprinted well into the s.

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The ones who started New England were Puritans and wanted to be free from the Anglicans back home. But they are rumored to be buried deep in hostile territory. For example, it contains characters named Mike Fallopian and Stanley Koteks and a radio station called KCUF, while the novel as a whole has a serious subject and a complex structure.

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Among construction innovations there are such materials as iron, steel and reinforced concrete. This ironyalong with black humor and the general concept of "play" related to Derrida's concept or the ideas advocated by Roland Barthes in The Pleasure of the Text are among the most recognizable aspects of postmodernism.

Architecture saw a return to traditional materials and forms and sometimes to the use of decoration for the sake of decoration itself, as in the work of Michael Graves and, after the s, that of Philip Johnson. A series of interconnected stories follows, tales brimming over with warmth, earthy humor and passions in which ideals clash with realities and dreams are confounded by desires.

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