Working through the issue of representation in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the. Working through the issue of representation, in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the. LINDA HUTCHEON is very careful to distinguish between postmodernity and work: for him postmodernism is the ‘cultural logic of late capitalism'” (Politics 25).

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One of them writes this account, rekindling his memory in a community he never quite joined, but never entirely abandoned. As always with this series, the bibliography is postmoedrnism helpful. University of Toronto Quarterly. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

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Sheadmits that postrnodernism has no effective theory of agency, so it does not readily convert to political action. Account Options Sign in.

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It ‘de-doxifies’ our unexamined social narratives. Hutcheon sees the postrnodern as both partaking of and challenging our culture. Book titles OR Journal titles. The Theory and Politics of Irony and has recently done interdisciplinary work with Michael Hutcheon on opera and medicine Opera: Perhaps more importantly, it is a compelling discussion of why postmodernism matters. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.


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The Politics of Postmodernism

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When he was still a child, he opstmodernism his father would spend entire nights reading her novels. Linda Hutcheon’s latest book belongs to the latter group. Working through the issue of representation in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out postmodernism’s highly political challenge to the dominant ideologies of the western world.

The allpervasive postmodern irony both uses and interrogates all forms of representation, whether of gender, history, meaning, control, or the self. His old students remember him with fondness and wonder.

Desire, Disease and Death, and Bodily Charm: What she gives us is an admirably coherent, usable definition – podtmodernism of a rarity among the theorists of this field.

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The postrnodern is resolutely contradictory, because it works within and uses the systems it questions. Although her own Poetics of Postmodernism analyses the alternative definitions and relevant texts in far greater detail, The Politics ofPostmodernism offers a good introduction to the issues. One might call it ‘a’ politics rather than ‘the’ politics of postmodernism, because Hutcheon’s stance is recognizably her own, and differs from the varied, mostly neo-Marxist, philosophical and politicalagendas represented in thecollectionsedited by Andrew Ross, Jonathan Arac, and Hal Foster.


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This classic text remains one of the clearest and most incisive introductions to postmodernism. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure hutcheoj proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

A new epilogue traces the fate of the postmodern over the last ten years and into the future, responding to claims that it has, once and for all, ‘failed’. Michel Foucault in Continental Philosophy categorize this paper.

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