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The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism

The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism

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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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  • Date Published: August 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521648400

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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.

    • Covers a broad spectrum of topics in relation to postmodernism
    • Newly commissioned essays by a range of specialists from different disciplines
    • Supporting material includes a chronology and a comprehensive and up to date guide to further reading
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    • Date Published: August 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521648400
    • length: 254 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.35kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of 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
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    Steven Connor, Birkbeck College, University of London


    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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