Postmodernism: A Beginner's Guide

Postmodernism: A Beginner's Guide

by Kevin Hart


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Adopting the role of tour guide, award-winning writer Kevin Hart leads the reader through the pitfalls, conundrums and complexities that characterize postmodernism, while providing an overview of the many different approaches (philosophical, cultural, literary…) to the subject. All the major thinkers are introduced – from Derrida to Blanchot, Irigaray to Foucault, and more besides – while the book is unique among introductory guides in its consideration of the role of religion in a postmodern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851683383
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: Beginner's Guides
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Kevin Hart is Professor English at the University of Notre Dame, Illinois, USA. He is the author or editor of 15 books, and has published seven collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Flame Tree: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2001).

Table of Contents

I.Postmodernism: Some Guides
II.The Loss of Origin
III.Postmodern Experience
IV.The Fragmentary
V.The Postmodern Bible
VI.Postmodern Religion
VII.The Gift: A Debate
Conclusion: Guides and Another Guide

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