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    Postmodernism come to being in the late 20th century. The postmodernist movement appears in variety of areas of study that include art, music, film, literature etc. To understand were postmodernism came from we have to take a look at the modernist period, which rejected the old Victorian standards of how art should be created and what it should mean. The modernistic literature revolves around themes of individuality, randomness of life, mistrust in the government and religion and disbelief in things

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    states difference between modernism and postmodernism. The root of modernism would be modernity; while, postmodernism succeeds modernism. This would be a simple statement to describe the difference between modernity, modernism, and postmodernism. Klages states, “Perhaps the easiest way to start thinking about postmodernism is by thinking about modernism, the movement from which postmodernism seems to grow or emerge” (Klages, p.1). In simple words, postmodernism can only be understood once the definition

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    Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and the Ethnographic Text Anthropology 575 Postmodernism In the late 1960’s the social sciences (mainly anthropology and sociology) entered a crisis period in which traditional ways of conducting the study of the Other were re-examined in the context of their association with dominance-submission hierarchies and the objectification of the subjects of study. There was seen to be an association between Western imperialism’s objectification of the

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    Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Jürgen Habermas, are all sociological theorists that post modern theorist like Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard, and David Harvey all agree are what is called Grad-theory. Grand-theory is supposed to be able to explain everything; each theorist explains a whole system. For example take Weber who develops theories on bureaucracy increase and how it affected the alienation of the people; he attempted to explain the increase levels of alienation. Grand-theories keep the status

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    ‘Why did postmodernism threaten to end History, and why did fail?’ This question poses two clear questions, why postmodernism threatened the end of history, and why it failed to do so. While few would counter the assumption that it did fail, it can be argued that it massively changed history, and through answering the questions posed, this can also be addressed. In 1986 A. Huyssen claimed that postmodernism possessed ‘the unshaken confidence of being at the edge of

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    The movement occurred after 1945 is postmodernism which had shown it’s powerful effects in every aspect of life. It’s a movement that can’t be defined with a simple sentence because postmodernism has lots of components and directions. A postmodernist reflects history’s theological interpretations. When we talk about post-modernism we also take the concept modernism in our concept. Postmodernism is defined related to modernism as” the legalization of illegal parts of modernism”. Modernity and postmodernity

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    Language (1972), The Political Consciousness (1981), Postmodernism or the Logic of Late Capitalism (1991), The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System (1992), and Brecht and Method (1998). For many years, he has been teaching literature at Duke University. Jameson's analysis of postmodernism (you will find a synopsis below) synthesizes two articles: his original "Postmodernism and Consumer Society" (1983) and "Postmodernism: The Cultural Logic of late Capitalism" (1984), the

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    Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism, and Postmodernism Literature: the enlightenment, romanticism, realism, modernism, and postmodernism…. Where does one begin? To some, those words can be as scary as the word computer is to others. This essay is designed to help you become a great literary interpreter. Getting the motivation is three fourths of the battle to getting into the heads of the artists. To begin, an outline of some of the literary movements has been provided. The enlightenment

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    Assessment of the Contribution of Postmodernism to Our Understanding of Society The idea of the modern began as a way of describing the ideas and behaviour that emerged during, and contributed to, the decline of medieval society in Europe. There were three main elements in modernity: 1. Economic: This involved the growth of the capitalist market economy, the production of goods for profit and the emergence of wage labour. 2. Political: The emergence of the centralised nation state

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    Postmodernism: Economic Domination and the Function of Art Does aesthetic creativity relate to or influence reality? Does art possess the capacity to heal society? These questions seem implicit to Walker Percy's understanding of literature and art in general. Literature is a thought-involved process concerned with communication; it selves as a moral guidepost to commend society as well as correct it. Literature represents and describes; it presents readers with a method of articulating and resolving

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