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Description - A Dictionary of Postmodernism by Niall Lucy

A Dictionary of Postmodernism presents an authoritative A-Z of the critical terms and central figures related to the origins and evolution of postmodernist theory and culture.

Explores the names and ideas that have come to define the postmodern condition - from Baudrillard, Jameson, and Lyotard, to the concepts of deconstruction, meta-narrative, and simulation - alongside less canonical topics such as dialogue and punk
Includes essays by the late Niall Lucy, a leading expert in postmodernism studies, and by other noted scholars who came together to complete and expand upon his last work
Spans a kaleidoscope of postmodernism perspectives, addressing its lovers and haters; its movers and shakers such as Derrida; its origins in modernism and semiotics, and its outlook for the future
Features a series of brief essays rather than fixed definitions of the key ideas and arguments
Engaging and thought-provoking, this is at once a scholarly guide and enduring reference for the field

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405150774
ISBN-10: 1405150777
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Niall Lucy

Niall Lucy was Professor of Critical Theory at Curtin University where he co-founded the Centre for Culture and Technology. His books include: Debating Derrida (1995); Postmodern Literary Theory: An Introduction (1997); Postmodern Literary Theory: An Anthology (ed., 2000); Beyond Semiotics: Text, Culture and Technology (2001); A Derrida Dictionary (2004); The War on Democracy: Conservative Opinion in the Australian Press (with Steve Mickler, 2006); Beautiful Waste: Poems by David McComb (The Triffids) (co-ed., 2009); Vagabond Holes: David McComb and the Triffids (co-ed., 2009); Pomo Oz: Fear and Loathing Downunder (2010); The Ballad of Moondyne Joe (with John Kinsella, 2012).

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