SUNY PRESS SERIES

CONTEMPORARY STUDIES IN PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE
SERIES EDITOR:  Hugh J. Silverman

 

After the Future:
Postmodern Times and Places

-- Gary Shaprio, ed.

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After the Future brings together diverse aspects of postmodernism by philosophers, literary critics, historians of architecture, and sociologists.  It addresses the nature of postmodernism in painting, architecture, and the performing arts, and explores the social and political implications of postmodern theories of culture.  

The book raises the question of whether postmodernism is to be seen as one more epoch or period witin a succession of eras, or as a challenge to the modernist practice of periodization itself.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments
Editor's Introduction
 
I.  Postperiodization
1. History, Theory, (Post)Modernity
Anthony J. Cascardi
2. Photographs: Primitive and Postmodern
Mary Bittner Wiseman
 
II.  Subjects and Stories
3. Subjectivity as Critique and the Critique of Subjectivity in Keat's Hyperion
Carol L. Bernstein
4. Eliot, Pound, and the Subject of Postmodernism
Anthony Easthope
5. Ideoloy, Representation, Schizophrenia: Toward a Theory of the Postmodern Subject
John Johnston
 
III.  Postmodern Philosophies
6. The Becoming-Postmodern of Philosophy
Alan D. Schrift
7. "Ethics and Aesthetics are One": Postmodernism's Ethics of Taste
Richard Schusterman
8. Aftermaths of the Modern: The Exclusions of Philosophy in Richard Rorty, Jacques Derrida, and Stanley Cavell
Timothy Gould
 
IV.  Paintings and Performances
9. Painting in the End: Fates of Appropriation
Stephen Melville
10. Anselm Kiefer: Postmodern Art and the Question of Technology
John C. Gilmore
11. Vito Acconci and the Politics of the Body in Postmodern Performance
Philip Anslander
 
V.  Architecture: Construction / Deconstruction
12. Place, Form, and Identity in Postmodern Architecture and Philosophy: Derrida avec Moore, Mies avec Kant
Edward Casey
13. Building it Postmodern in LA? Frank Gehry and Company
Roger Bell
14. The Deceit of Postmodern Architecture
Diane Ghirardo
 
VI.  The Politics of Postmoderism
15. Power, Discourse, and Technology: The Presence of the Future
Stephen David Ross
16. Does it Pay to Go Postmodern if Your Neighbors Do Not?
Steve Fuller
17. Religion and Postmodernism: The Durkheimian Bond in Bell and Jameson
John O'Neill
 
VII.  Questions of Language
18. Heidegger and the Problem of Philosophical Language
Gerald L. Bruns
19. The Naming of the Virgule in the Linguistic/Extralinguistic Binary
Virgil Lokke

About "Postmodern": A Bibliography
           Bill Martin

Contributors
About the Editors
Index

 

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