This book offers an historical and critical guide to the concepts of the post-modern and the post-industrial. It brings admirable clarity and thoroughness to a discussion of the many different uses made of the term post-modern across a number of different disciplines (including literature, architecture, art history, philosophy, anthropology and geography). It also analyses the concept of the post-industrial society to which the concept of the post-modern has often been related. Dr Rose discusses the work of many theorists in the area, including Hassan, Lyotard, Jameson and the architectural historian Charles Jencks, and also looks at analyses and uses of the concepts of the post-modern and post-industrial by Frampton, Portoghesi, Peter Fuller and others.
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'Rarely can one say of a scholarly work that it is so good as to advance the discourse on a subject - but here I can. Margaret Rose has studied and understood all sides of the debate on post-modernism, which is more than one can say of the debaters, and she has represented the arguments with sympathy. Anyone who wants to understand post-modernism - especially now that confused books are appearing on the subject monthly - need look no further than this summary and criticism.' Charles JencksDescrizione del libro:
This book is the first to provide a critical survey of the many different uses made of the term post-modern across a number of different disciplines and to give a historical and critical analysis of the concept of the post-industrial society to which the concept of the post-modern in art, architecture and politics has often been related.
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Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press, -, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good+. 8.50 X 5.60 X 0.80 inches mildly used hardcover with dust jacket. mild scuffing to dj, no tears, not price-clipped. binding lightly rolled with pages opening loosely at a few points yet block and binding remain solid, light ink marks to introduction and mild pencil marks to pg.168, first blank leaf has been torn out, boards lightly rubbed along edges otherwise clean, page edges lightly scuffed with light soiling to top edges. Codice libro della libreria 10000000121008
Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1991. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. N/A (illustratore). First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice libro della libreria 36548