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The origins of postmodernity

Author: Perry Anderson
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Where does the idea of the postmodern come from? Who first conceived, and who developed it? How have its meanings changed? What purposes do they serve? These are the questions addressed in The Origins of Postmodernity. The answers take us from Lima to Angkor, to Paris and Munich, to China and the stars. At the center of the story is the figure of Fredric Jameson, theorist supreme of postmodernism. What happens to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anderson, Perry.
Origins of postmodernity.
London ; New York : Verso, 1998
(OCoLC)606983268
Named Person: Fredric Jameson; Fredric Jameson; Fredric Jameson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Anderson
ISBN: 1859842224 9781859842225 1859848648 9781859848647 8433905910 9788433905918
OCLC Number: 40048590
Description: viii, 143 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prodromes --
Crystallization --
Capture --
After-effects.
Responsibility: Perry Anderson.
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Traces the genesis, consolidation and consequences of the postmodern idea. Beginning in the Hispanic world of the 1930s, the text takes the reader through to the 70s, when Lyotard and Habermas gave  Read more...

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