The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism

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Stuart Sim
Routledge, Jan 1, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 349 pages
What does "postmodernism" mean? Why is it so important? Now in its second edition, The Routledge Companion to Postmodernismcombines a series of in-depth background chapters with a body of A-Z entries to create an authoritative, yet readable guide to the complex world of postmodernism. Following full-length articles on postmodernism and philosophy, politics, feminism, religion, post-colonialis, lifestyles television, and other postmodern essentials, readers will find a wide range of alphabetically-organized entries on the people, terms and theories connected with postmodernism, including: Peter Ackroyd; Jean Baudrillard; Chaos Theory; Death of the Author; Desire; Fractals; Michel Foucault; Frankfurt School; Generation X; Minimalism; Poststructuralism; Retro; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak ; and Trans-avant-garde; Students interested in any aspect of postmodernist thought will find this an indispensable resource.

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Stuart Sim is Professor of Critical Theory at the University of Sunderland.

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