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m s i n r e d o m t s Po


Yo u wo t?

 Post = After  Mode

r to da nism = Now te or up Bit o f a co ntrad term s ictio n in


m s i n r e d Mo

0th 2 C f st ½ o 1


Mod er ni sm

 An att

the u empt to unce pheavals express rtain and t i es o f In ar t he t t, tra i me were ditio nal f rejec orms t ed Ar t w ‘real as no lon istic’ ger Poet ry di rhym dn’t have e to Book sente s didn’t u se pr nces oper or ev en w ord.


From t h is


to th i s


and from t h is


t o th i s


m s i n r e d o m t s Po

0th 2 C d 2n ½


Defin ition

Po st m od er nism

Postm oder n i sm asso c agai iated wi is often ns t a t har sign u ifica thority evolt t i on a nd tend a e pasti ncy tow nd a ards c h e , quot ation parody refer , self e ecle ntiality ctici a nd T he s m. Fonta na D iction ar y o f Mod ern T houg ht


‘…re volt ag ai nst a and uth o si gn rity i fica t io n… ’

 Does n

stand not reflec t the ard o rder Rebe of th ls ag ings main a i n st strea m id Subv e as erts what cons idere is and d f a s hi appr ona b opri le ate


‘…re vol t agai and nst a sig n u tho r ifi ca tion i … ’ (p t y ar t 2)

 They t

t any s end not to ex peci pres fic m inten s ea n i tion, ng o socia such r l or p as a agen olitic da. al Rath e r th ey ‘p with lay a idea roun s’ thr way d ough they look t or s o h e und.


P lay i ng w i th a n ima g e


…a n d


‘… pa stic h e , paro dy quo t atio n …’

 They r

from refer to, b a o outri nd some rrow ght c time s o olde p y othe r or c r, texts onte mp o (ofte rary of, or n to m poin absu t out ake fun rditie th e texts s of t ). hose


‘…se ref er lf en tia l ity… ’

 Means

texts s that pos tmod often own e r rn e f e cons r truct to their T he i on text know and s it’s will m a tex itself ake f t un o f


– e d u l c n f o o c t r o T so


Post m od e rn is m is :

 Ironic  Playfu l  Nostal gic  Chops

arran s things u p an ges t reh em Borr ows from style othe s r Mak es fu n of texts genr an d es, na r r ative s


Postm ode r n ism the s mall look s d et ai at th an the b l rather i g pi c ture

Does n’t tr y to big i deas engage polit like w relig ith ics io n o T hi s r is ca dest lled ‘Th ructi e on o narra f the tive’ gran In f a d ct its refus with these al to en gage bold idea state s right men is a t in i ts ow n


Postmodernism  

Postmod ernism Postmod ernism Modern ism = Now or up to datedate Bit of a contradi ction  Post = After Y o u w o t? Y o u w o t? Post = Aft...

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