Citing Brian McHale's Postmodernist
Fiction, which concentrates on the postmodernists
interest in transgressing ontological boundaries, and noting Stoppards almost trademark interest in metatheatrical devices, Jernigan argues:
I first came to know McHale's work by reading his 1987 book Postmodernist
Fiction when I was conducting my Ph.
America in literature and film; modernist perceptions, postmodernist
Each of these failures are summarily addressed in three chapters that read Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee, Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow, and Bessie Head's A Question of Power against their interpretation within postmodernist
readings, which Kim finds steeped in an otherness postmodernism "limited by essentialist determinations based on the author's identity and narrow notions of the ideological valences of narrative form" She argues that such postmodernist
readings do not account for the novels' "subtler and more complex understandings of ideology, culture, and identity" (2).
refer to the cultural paradigm of postmodernity?
Urban Bush Women founder Zollar and African-born Acogny combine African and modern styles, while deLavallade and Mclntyre shine in theatrical dance, and Miller explores movement as a postmodernist
Reading the work of playwright Wendy Wasserstein through a postmodernist
lens, Lewis highlights the "flexible possibilities for American Jewish identity" and shows how her plays challenge notions of a monolithic and stable sense of who and what is Jewish.
historians (I vowed I would never start a sentence, let alone a column, with the word 'postmodernist
', but there we are) reckon that we cannot learn anything meaningful from old documents.
Instead of constructing a master narrative of Kirk as postmodernist
, Russello makes discrete arguments in each of his chapters, which tackle by turns Kirk's ideas about history, politics, and jurisprudence, and the general relationship between "Conservatism, Modernity, and the Postmodern.
The resolution to the Arab Middle East's problems, according to Sadiki, ultimately should emerge from a dialectic that reconciles Islamist with postmodernist
HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF POSTMODERNIST
LITERATURE AND THEATER.
addresses it to specialists, and not just those strongly conversant with the authors presented, but mostly to those comfortable with the peculiar rhetoric and strategy characterizing post-Heideggerian and postmodernist