A Poetics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 9, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 288 pages
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Neither a defense nor a denunciation of the postmodern, it continues Hutcheon's previous projects in studying formal self-consciousness in art, but adds to this both a historical and ideological dimension.

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Review: A Poetics of Postmodernism

User Review  - Ben Eldridge - Goodreads

Linda Hutcheon's central argument is rather redundant (and I'm not sure I'd even argue that this is a specifically postmodern phenomenon) - arguing that through a "poetics of postmodernism... we could ... Read full review

Review: A Poetics of Postmodernism

User Review  - Amy Martin - Goodreads

This book is proving to be very useful in understanding what postmodernism is. Unlike most theorists, the author in this text very deliberately gives concrete examples to illustrate her arguments. This will definitely be in the bibliography of my dissertation. Read full review

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Linda Hutcheon is professor of comparative literature at the University of Toronto and the author of many books on literary and cultural theory.

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