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Teaching the Postmodern - Brenda Marshall

Teaching the Postmodern

Paperback Published: 3rd September 1992
ISBN: 9780415904551
Number Of Pages: 213

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Brenda Marshall's Teaching The Postmodern is the first introduction to postmodernism accessible enough for the undergraduate reader and rigorous enough to inform and challenge the advanced student and the teacher. Designed for the classroom, Teaching The Postmodern reads both literary texts and theory. Marshall engagingly introduces the reader to key terminology and concepts: structuralism, poststructuralism, the critique of subjectivity, the critique of representation, intertextuality, historiographic metafiction, and counter-memory. Fiction by Italo Calvino, J.M. Coetzee, Michel Tournier, Christa Wolf, Salman Rushdie, Timothy Findley, and Toni Morrison roots the theory in practice. Taking on the notoriously inaccessible, Teaching The Postmodern demonstrates that postmodernism can be comprehensible, and even fun.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Structuralism and Italo Calvino's A Sign in Space
Critique of Representation
Critique of Subjectivity
The Subject as Construct
The Subject and Power
From Work to Text to Intertextuality
Counter-Memory and Historiographic Metafiction: Christa Wolf's Cassandra
Resisting Closure
Notes
Works Cited
Index
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ISBN: 9780415904551
ISBN-10: 0415904552
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 213
Published: 3rd September 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1

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