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postmodernismpost‧mod‧ern‧is‧m /ˌpəʊstˈmɒdən-ɪzəm $ ˌpoʊstˈmɑːdərn-/ noun [uncountable]  ARPa style of building, painting, writing etc, developed in the late 20th century, that uses a mixture of old and new styles as a reaction against modernismpostmodernist adjective postmodernist fictionpostmodernist noun [countable]
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postmodernismPostmodernism I believe that Bourdieu's conceptual framework opens up the social-scientific study of postmodernism in several ways.The now voluminous literature on modernism and postmodernism has been dominated by philosophers and modern language theorists and historians of architecture.In terms of narratology, the author is almost a pioneer of postmodernism in his use of cyclical narrative.As Stuart Marshall observed pointedly, postmodernism authorizes but has yet to create a new populism.Thus, the relationship of critical theory to postmodernism and poststructuralism is indeed a far more complex matter than is commonly assumed.It is at this point that Todorov's' classicism, is projected towards postmodernism.
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