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- DescriptionPostmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the postmodern movement who have defined and shaped the field, bringing together their key ideas in an accessible format. Drawing on figures from a wide range of subject areas including literature, cultural theory, philosophy, sociology and architecture those covered include: * John Barth * Umberto Eco * Slavoj Zizek * Cindy Sherman * John Cage * Jean-Francois Lyotard * Charles Jencks * Jacques Derrida * Homi K. Bhabha * Quentin Taranti Each entry examines the thinkers' career, key contributions and theories and refers to their major works. A valuable resource for those studying postmodern ideas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, this text will appeal across the humanities and social sciences.
- Author BiographyStuart Sim is Professor of Critical Theory and Long Eighteenth-Century English Literature at Northumbria University. His previous publications include, The End of Modernity: What the Financial & Environmental Crisis Is Really Telling Us (2010), The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism, 3rd edition (2011), The Lyotard Dictionary (2011), and Addicted to Profit: Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market (2012).
- Author(s)Professor Stuart Sim
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication09/05/2013
- Series TitleRoutledge Key Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight362 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine20 mm
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