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Title Postmodernism and after : visions and revisions / edited by Regina RudaitytÄ—
Published Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008


Description 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)
Contents Table of contents; introduction; from the postmodern to the pre-modern; performing cultural alterity; "what am i doing here"; national past / personal past; towards a polythetic definition of the bildungsroman; subjectivity in a.l. kennedy's writing; literary culture in the age of the internet; a self-reflexive renewal of realism; (de)construction of the postmodern in a.s.byatt's novel possession; the old and the new; intertextuality in theory and practice; reading postmodern narrative; the ecocritical and the postmodern; comparing mythologies
Summary The present collection of academic articles is an attempt to reflect on new openings and recent developments in literature, literary theory and culture which seem to point beyond postmodernism and register a return to traditional concepts, theoretical premises and authorial practices. Interestingly enough, forty years after the publication of John Barth's seminal essay "The Literature of Exhaustion" (1967), the book is trying to diagnose the exhaustion of postmodernism, which was pre ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Postmodernism (Literature) -- Congresses
Cultural studies.
C 1900 -.
Literature, Modern
Postmodernism (Literature)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author RudaitytÄ—, Regina.
Vilniaus Universitetas. Filologijos fakultetas
LC no. 2008399781
ISBN 9781443810326