Supplanting the Postmodern: An Anthology of Writings on the Arts and Culture of the Early 21st Century

Supplanting the Postmodern: An Anthology of Writings on the Arts and Culture of the Early 21st Century


For greater than a decade now a progressively turning out to be refrain of voices has introduced that the 'postmodern' literature, paintings, suggestion and tradition of the past due twentieth century have come to an finish. even as this, the early years of the twenty first century have obvious a circulation of serious formulations proclaiming a successor to postmodernism. fascinating and intriguing new phrases reminiscent of 'remodernism', 'performatism', 'hypermodernism', 'automodernism”, 'renewalism', 'altermodernism', 'digimodernism' and 'metamodernism' were coined, proposed and debated as phrases for what comes after the postmodern. Supplanting the Postmodern is the 1st anthology to gather the main writings in those debates in a single place.

The ebook is split into components: the 1st, 'The feel of an Ending', offers various positions within the debate round the loss of life of the postmodern; the second one, 'Coming to phrases with the New', offers consultant writings from the hot '–isms' pointed out above. all the entries is prefaced through a quick advent via the editors, during which they define its important principles, indicate the similarities and/or ameliorations from different positions present in the anthology, and recommend attainable strengths and barriers to the insights offered in each one piece.

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