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    Hadley 1 Daniel James Hadley DR2004 Postmodern Drama Dr. Gabriella Calchi-Novati Michaelmas Term 2012 Postmodernism Title: The consequences and manifestation of Postmodern theory on the Visual and Performing Arts‚ with particular reference to the theories of Jean-François Lyotard‚ Jean Baudrillard and Fredric Jameson. Postmodernism is the “state‚ condition‚ or period subsequent to that which is modern” and within art it manifests itself as any of the “styles‚ concepts or points of view

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    Appropriating the work of others in postmodernism 2nd year BA in photography (contemporary practice) hand in date: 13th December Introduction Appropriation is another important sector in the postmodernist idea‚ using the work of other acclaimed artists and making it their own. Whether it is acceptable is a complicated discussion‚ but one this essay will resolve. The postmodern movement rebels against any type of categorisation‚ as it has many diverse forms in which it is depicted‚ such

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    aware of the differences between postmodernism and modernism. While modernism always tries to find a new way to express something‚ postmodernism has no such concern. Modernism itself is representational‚ normative‚ original and Universalist. It has a linear progress. Postmodernism has no concern about being original. Moreover postmodernism claims that there is not possible way to create something brand new anymore. So‚ contrary to modernism’s originality‚ postmodernism is quotation based. It is simulational

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    Postmodernism ¡§There is a sense in which if one sees modernism as the culture of modernity‚ postmodernism is the culture of postmodernity¡¨ (Sarup 1993). ¡§Modern‚ overloaded individuals‚ desperately trying to maintain rootedness and integrity...ultimately are pushed to the point where there is little reason not to believe that all value-orientations are equally well-founded. Therefore‚ increasingly‚ choice becomes meaningless. According to Baudrillard (1984: 38-9)‚ we must now come to terms

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    History Essay‚ Postmodernism “Many Postmodern artists sought to deconstruct truths‚ and dominate ideas and cultural forms. Discuss with reference to at least two artists/designers and specifically the techniques they used to achieve these outcomes.” Synopsis This academic essay explores postmodern artists who form new perspective and controversy through the expression of their art. Research of various artists including Alessandro Mendini‚ Andy Warhol‚ David Ligare and Jenny Holzer were examined

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    POSTMODERNISM AND MARKETING During the last ten years very limited number of terms have had a massive impact on almost all social disciplines as the term ‘‘postmodernity’’ has had. It would not be surprising that such a significant term has been the focus of a number of researches within a variety of disciplines. According to Firat‚ Sherry and Venkatesh (1994) ‘‘Debates and discussions regarding postmodernism‚ postmodern culture‚ and postmodernity have created some of the most prolific‚ heated

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    Professor: Haim Deuel Lusky Postmodernism and Feminism The question of what happened to feminism during the postmodern times is not easily encapsulated in one phrase or idea as it is actually an amalgam of often purposely ambiguous and fluid ideas. One would have to start researching about postmodernism and what it means‚ let alone search about the history of feminism and its development. After one would research a little bit about postmodernism he or she would realize the knowledge

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    experimentation championed by writers of the modernist period (relying heavily‚ for example‚ on fragmentation‚ paradox‚ questionable narrators‚ etc.) and a reaction against Enlightenment ideas implicit in Modernist literature. Postmodern literature‚ like postmodernism as a whole‚ is difficult to define and there is little agreement on the exact characteristics‚ scope‚ and importance of postmodern literature. However‚ unifying features often coincide with Jean-François Lyotard’s concept of the "meta-narrative"

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    define exactly what post-modernism is I shall firstly briefly consider some of the events and thinking that led up to the development of this particular school of social theory. I shall then consider some of the common strands of thinking in postmodernism concentrating mainly on the writings of Jean-Francois Lyotard and Jean Baudrillard. I shall then consider the view of David Harvey‚ a Marxist many consider to be writing in the postmodern tradition‚ who argues that post-modernism is just another

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    Postmodernism pp. 6-12 Analysis: Seinfeld and Postmodernism pp. 12-17 Conclusion p.18 Methodology The connection between Seinfeld’s series and postmodernism was reviewed. In order to comprehend the topic it

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    Postmodernism and film This chapter will demonstrate the ways in which Jean Baudrillard’s and Fredric Jameson’s accounts of the postmodern have had a significant impact on the field of film studies‚ affecting both film theory and history. The most influential aspects of each theorist’s work are outlined in the first two sections. The first section focuses on two key texts by Baudrillard: Simulations and America‚ while the second addresses Jameson’s famous article “Postmodernism and Consumer

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    storytelling vs pragmatic truth-seeking. The discursive basis of social theory. Sociological Theory. 9:154-168 Bauman‚ Z Bauman‚ Z. (1992). Intimations of postmodernity. Routledge‚ London. Best‚ S. (1994). Foucalt‚ postmodernism and social theory. In Dickens‚ D. & Fontana‚ A. (ed) Postmodernism and Social Inquiry. Guildford Press‚ New York. Boorstin‚ D. (1992). The image: a guide to pseudo-events in America. Vintage‚ New York. Cohen‚ E. (1988). Authenticity and commodification in tourism. IAnnals of Tourism

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    CHAPTER 1 The concept of ‘Postmodernism’- A Theoretical Approach It is a cliché by now to say that we live in a postmodern world‚ and it is true that the word ’postmodern’ has become one of the most used‚ and abused‚ words in the language. Still‚ it is striking that not many people can say with assurance what this term actually means and involves. Some theorists suggest that ‘postmodernism’ refers to a mood or an attitude of mind‚ others define it as a literary‚ cultural

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    Hugvísindadeild Postmodernism and The Simpsons Intertextuality‚ Hyperreality and Critique of Metanarratives Ritgerð til B.A.-prófs Björn Erlingur Flóki Björnsson bjornfloki@gmail.com Kt. 110982-5779 Maí 2006 Abstract This essay offers a postmodernist reading of the popular television program The Simpsons‚ with special regard to the postmodern theories of intertexuality‚ hyperreality‚ and metanarratives. Before delving into The Simpsons‚ some major theoretical aspects of postmodernism in aesthetic

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    The twentieth century has been marked as a time of great suffering and advancement in human history. One product of this dynamic time is the theory of postmodernism. According to Thomas McEvilley‚ postmodernism happened in America after people started to realize that history was cruel and that people were not really progressing much. This directly discredited the pre-existing theory of modernism which took its ideology from the three pillars: progress‚ hierarchy of cultures‚ universals. McEvilley

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    Ang Postmodernong Panitikan Can be a time period‚ but it’s not very clear on when it takes place. Can’t say it started at a certain year. Events of history which create this period. Four Events. 1.) Mula industriyal na produksyon patungong Teknolohikal na Produksyon. (The industrial age.) Before the industrial age‚ there was a single technique‚ making a single thing coming from a person. Industrial age comes from the factories‚ assembly lines and the like. But if we go forward‚ to the factories

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    Postmodernism is difficult to define‚ because we go through it on a daily basis. Some would say it began in the 1950’s‚ and others say it began with the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Postmodernism is characterized by a variety of elements that question the reading experience. Postmodern authors celebrate this by using humour and absurd experiences to create a bizarre alternate reality. The different elements that are used throughout postmodernism stories include magic realism‚ metafiction

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    Modernism vs. Postmodernism Post-modernism follows and shares many of the same ideas as modernism. Though‚ at the same time‚ they differ in many ways. These distinctions can be seen in the two works of literature‚ “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller and “Glengarry Glen Ross” by David Mamet. “Death of a Salesman” represents the modernist literature. Modernism is a style of literature that came about after World War I in Europe. It emerged in the United States in the late 1920s. Modernism

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    Postmodernism in The Matrix Postmodern writing evolved around WWII in response to Modernism that dominated the 19th c. The two writing styles share many characteristics‚ but the defeated modernist wallows in his realizations whereas the postmodernist offers a light or hope in conclusion. There is still a sense of foreboding for the postmodernist concerning science and technology. However‚ they are able to forge past their distrust‚ accept it as a logical progression‚ and begin to embrace some

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