Landscapes of Postmodernity

Landscapes of Postmodernity

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In Landscapes of Postmodernity, a group of young scholars link key concepts of postmodern thought to our present everyday experience in which we change our identities on a regular basis. While many of the essays look at less conventional modes of aesthetic representation - computer games, graphic novels, telenovelas, queer and animated films - others analyze more canonical works following less conventional approaches. Either way, the cultural and literary cartographies presented in this book allow America to be conceived as polymorphous or transnational, celebrating a new American self that is aware and proud of its non-Anglo-Saxon origins.A POSTMODERN READING OF ZORA NEALE HURSTONa#39; S THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD SIMONE PUFF While cultural critic ... been analyzed from a postmodernist point of view.2 Here, the fiction of Nobel Prize Laureate Toni Morrison, or the works by Octavia Butler ... exception, hooks lists Black scholar Cornel West with, for example, his 1988 essay on a€œPostmodernism and Black America.

Title:Landscapes of Postmodernity
Author:Petra Eckhard, Michael Fuchs, Walter Hölbling
Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster - 2010


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