Postmodernism For Beginners by Jim PowellPostmodernism For Beginners by Jim Powell

Postmodernism For Beginners

byJim PowellIllustratorJoe Lee

Paperback | August 21, 2007

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If you are like most people, you're not sure what Postmodernism is. And if this were like most books on the subject, it probably wouldn't tell you.
Besides what a few grumpy critics claim, Postmodernism is not a bunch of meaningless intellectual mind games. On the contrary, it is a reaction to the most profound spiritual and philosophical crisis of our time - the failure of the Enlightenment.
Jim Powell takes the position that Postmodernism is a series of 'maps' that help people find their way through a changing world. Postmodernism For Beginners features the thoughts of Foucault on power and knowledge, Jameson on mapping the postmodern, Baudrillard on the media, Harvey on time-space compression, Derrida on deconstruction and Deleuze and Guattari on rhizomes. The book also discusses postmodern artifacts such as Madonna, cyberpunk, Buddhist ecology, and teledildonics.
Jim Powell lives in Santa Barbara, California where he enjoys surfing, writing, playing piano, and painting.
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Title:Postmodernism For BeginnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.35 × 7.64 × 0.39 inPublished:August 21, 2007Publisher:For Beginner BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934389099

ISBN - 13:9781934389096

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