In The Idea of the Postmodern, Hans Bertens clears up the confusion Hans Bertens is Professor and Director of American Studies at the. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were too confused to ask is contained in this book. Hans Bertens’ Postmodernism is the first. Hans Bertens, The Idea of the Postmodern: A History. London/New York: Routledge, ix + pp. ISBN (hbk) $ Bertens’s difficult task.

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Hans Bertens’ Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. Andreas Huyssen, Tzvilight Memories.

I feel like anyone who reads it will gain a better hold on the slippery subject, but like the subject itself, it will still remain slippery. In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and the key theorists of postmodernism.

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Part of my problem is that I often associated the movement with critics ot observers, like Susan Sontag, who never Postmodernism has always been a slippery concept for me to get hold of. Ed added it Jun 01, Approaches to Sex Research in a Postmodern World. Request removal from index. Thomas Kyhn rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Daniel Fardon rated it really liked tne Apr 11, Elizabeth rated it did not like it Jan 15, Added to PP index Total downloads 4of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

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The Cambridge Companion to Habermas. But when they say that the real my emphasis can only be presented as it is not, since it is a priori not representable pp.

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That is my warning about postmodernism as a perspective for social change. The rejection of myth in favor of objectness p. Recent Work on the History of Analytic Philosophy. At one point, I had a simple equation where postmodernism equals relativism.

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