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After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism

Postmodernism, Postsocialism and Beyond. The Cultural Politics of Pop 9. Avantgarde and Postmodernism in the s Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Sep 14, Kent rated it really liked it Shelves: Ultimately he seems finds pop art to be complicit with rampant and totalising capitalism, because he takes at face-value some of Warhol’s declarations; I think that pop art participate of what Zizek called “over-identification” in relation to the NSK, and would be better understood in the context of Mathew W.

Literary History, Modernism, and Postmodernism.

After the Great Divide Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism

Peter Brooker – In this model, the artist is masculine inasmuch as he has anrdeas onto human society, but remain feminine insofar as he is “enthused”, as he receives inspiration within himself. Books by Andreas Huyssen. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Postmodernism and Popular Culture a Cultural History.


Huyssen’s laudable project, as outlined in his introduction, is to show the complex intertwinement of mass-culture and modernism, but in this particular context he fails to expand his revision to the modernist take on feminity. andreaz

Texts and Contexts 4. Huyssen’s argument contend that modernism, with its emphasis on the artwork’s autonomy, rejected the influence of mass-culture as breat, in favour of a glorification of the absolute, ex-nihilo creation of heroic masculinity. Mahmuda Rahman rated it really liked it Dec 15, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Feb 25, Rob rated it really liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again. Jen rated it liked it Jan 17, Huyssen argues that postmodernism cannot be regarded as a radical break with the past, as it is deeply indebted to that other trend within the culture of modernity—the historical avant-garde. The Highroad Around Modernism.

Practising Postmodernism, Reading Modernism. From Hollywood to Richard Wagner 3.

One of the quandaries of writing about modernism in the age of post-modernism and one that Huyssen comes close to identifying is that the canon of authors, the available and acknowledged material that need be the dividf material of any interpretation of the concept, is provided by those “high modernist” critics Adorno, Greenberg, etc.

Speaking an Embodied Self. This is an interesting position, and one certainly congruent with the “Burger” theory of the avantgarde, which postulate its project as the “sublation of art into life”, although the grext Burger the subtext seems to present this sublation in terms of performance, whereas adding the mediation of mass-culture as an ‘in-between’ of art and life dependant on technology opens divode a more collective and political dimension.


This is problematic insofar as those charges are made against modernism in the largest sense, that is, artistic creation between Baudelaire and Minimalism, while drawing most of its examples from the “critical high-modernism” of Greenberg and Adorno: Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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Toward the Postmodern 8. Modernism’s Other’ tackles maybe inaugurate a subject that has since become hugely popular, the gendered quality of avantgarde and modernism.