Post-modernism for Beginners (A Writers & Readers beginners documentary comic book)

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@2ndlead = If you are like most people, you're not sure what Postmodernism is. This clear and comprehensive introduction will tell you all you need to know. @2ndcola = The author argues that Postmodernism is not a set of meaningless intellectual mind-games but a profound reaction to the spiritual and philosophical crises of our time @2ndcola = Not only explains Postmodernism with humour and clarity, but offers a way out of the Spiritual corner we have pushed ourselves into @2ndcola = Joe Lee's accompanying illustrations have to be seen to be believed @BREAK = ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: @Body text = Nobody knows what Postmodernism is, but this book gives a perfectly clear explanation of it. Jim Powell argues that postmodernism is a series of maps that help people find their way through a changing world. He focuses on the figures at the forefront of the movement including Foucault on power and knowledge, Jameson on mapping the postmodern, Baudrillard on the media, Harvey on time-space compression, and Derrida on deconstruction. Other postmodern artefacts that enter the frame include Madonna, cyberpunk, sci-fi, and Buddhist ecology. This lucid introduction sheds new light on a ve

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Jim Powell lives in Santa Barbara, California where he enjoys surfing, writing, playing piano and painting. His other books include "Mandalas: The Dynamics of Vedic Symbolism, ""Energy and Eros, ""The Tao of Symbols, ""Eastern Philosophy For Beginners, ""Derrida For Beginners," and "Deconstruction For Beginners." Jim has a Master's Degree in Religious Studies with an emphasis on Sanskrit and Indology. His thesis was on Vedic mythology. He also holds a Master's Degree in English Literature.

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