Postmodernism Literature Products

  • History in the Discursive Condition

    Reconsidering the Tools of Thought, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth

    In this bold new book, Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth traces the broadly established challenges to modernity that now confront historians and citizens of Western societies generally. She puts forward a clear definition of both The Modern Condition and  of The Discursive Condition that challenges it,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24

  • Paul Auster's Postmodernity

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Martin

    This book focuses upon the literary and autobiographical writings of American novelist Paul Auster, investigating his literary postmodernity in relation to a full range of his writings. Martin addresses Auster’s evocation of a range of postmodern notions, such as the duplicitous art of…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • Literature after 9/11

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Keniston, Jeanne Follansbee Quinn

    Drawing on trauma theory, genre theory, political theory, and theories of postmodernity, space, and temporality, Literature After 9/11 suggests ways that these often distinct discourses can be recombined and set into dialogue with one another as it explores 9/11’s effects on literature and…

    Paperback – 2010-06-07
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Modern Confessional Writing

    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Gill

    A comprehensive and scholarly account of this popular and influential genre, the essays in this collection explore confessional literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, and include the writing of John Berryman, Anne Sexton, Ted Hughes and Helen Fielding. Drawing on a wide…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Environmental Unconscious in the Fiction of Don DeLillo

    1st Edition

    By Elise Martucci

    This book presents an ecocritical reading of DeLillo’s novels in an attempt to mediate between the seemingly incompatible influences of postmodernism and environmentalism. Martucci argues that although DeLillo is responding to and engaging with a postmodern culture of simulacra and simulation,…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • Postmodern, Feminist and Postcolonial Currents in Contemporary Japanese Culture

    A Reading of Murakami Haruki, Yoshimoto Banana, Yoshimoto Takaaki and Karatani Kojin, 1st Edition

    By Fuminobu Murakami

    Using the Euro-American theoretical framework of postmodernism, feminism and post-colonialism, this book analyses the fictional and critical work of four contemporary Japanese writers; Murakami Haruki, Yoshimoto Banana, Yoshimoto Takaaki and Karatani Kojin. In addition the author reconsiders this…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Gothic Romanced

    Consumption, Gender and Technology in Contemporary Fictions, 1st Edition

    By Fred Botting

    The dark, destructive and monstrous elements of gothic fiction have traditionally been seen in opposition to the rose-tinted idealism of Romanticism. In this ground-breaking study, Fred Botting re-evaluates the relationship between the two genres in order to plot the shifting alignments of popular…

    Paperback – 2008-06-23

  • Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel

    From Leavis to Levinas, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Gibson

    In Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel Andrew Gibson sets out to demonstrate that postmodern theory has actually made possible an ethical discourse around fiction. Each chapter elaborates and discusses a particular aspect of Levinas' thought and raises questions for that thought and its bearing on…

    Paperback – 1999-06-17

  • Fredric Jameson

    Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism, 1st Edition

    By Sean Homer

    Fredric Jameson has been described as "probably the most important cultural critic writing in English today" and he is widely acknowledged as the foremost proponent for the tradition of critical theory known as Western Marxism.Yet his work has not been given the systematic review like other…

    Paperback – 1998-01-28

  • The Postmodern in Latin and Latino American Cultural Narratives

    Collected Essays and Interviews, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Ferman

    Edited by Claudia Ferman

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1996-09-01
    Latin American Studies

  • The Postmodern Arts: An Introductory Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Wheale

    For better or worse, modernism and postmodernism are now the two most comprehensive and influential terms applied to twentieth-century culture. The Postmodern Arts begins by establishing definitions of both words, while also demonstrating the inconsistencies and contradictions which are inherent…

    Paperback – 1995-09-14
    Critical Readers in Theory and Practice

  • Reading by Starlight

    Postmodern Science Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Damien Broderick

    Reading by Starlight explores the characteristics in the writing, marketing and reception of science fiction which distinguish it as a genre.Damien Broderick explores the postmodern self-referentiality of the sci-fi narrative, its intricate coded language and discursive `encyclopaedia'. He shows…

    Paperback – 1994-12-01
    Popular Fictions Series

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