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Introducing Postmodernism tracks the idea back to its roots by taking a tour of some of the most extreme and exhilarating events, people and thought of the last hundred years: in art-constructivism, conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol; in politics and history - McCarthy's witch-hunts, feminism, Francis Fukuyama and the Holocaust; in philosophy - the work of Derrida, Baudrillard, Foucault and Heidegger.
This book also explores postmodernism's take on today, and the anxious grip of globalization, unpredictable terrorism and unforeseen war that greeted the dawn of the 21st century. I'm not sure what I think of this book - I liked the format, but I found that there wasn't enough info to understand the short snippets of post-modernism.
I really don't understand it - it seems to be Concise and informative. It brings the struggles of post-modern thinkers to light, and gives them wholly new meanings to the initiate. Don't laugh when you read about Derrida and "logocentrism.
He is the originating editor of the Introducing series. Chris Garratt is an illustrator. He is the cartoonist behind the legendary 'Biff' comic strip in the Guardian.
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Introducing Postmodernism : A Graphic Guide
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I'm not sure what I think of this book - I liked the format, but I found that there wasn't enough info to understand the short snippets of post-modernism. I really don't understand it - it seems to be Concise and informative. It brings the struggles of post-modern thinkers to light, and gives them wholly new meanings to the initiate.