Title, After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism / Andreas Huyssen. Author, Huyssen, Andreas. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. After the Great Divide has 75 ratings and 3 reviews. intelligent postmodern critics of art and literature, Huyssen collects here a series of his essays on pomo. Today’s challenge to the divide between mass culture and modernism goes by the name of the postmodern. Huyssen argues that postmodernism itself cannot.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I feel After getting off to a particularly flying start the book showed the lack of unity one can expect from a collection of essays previously published in academic journals: Huyssen argues that postmodernism cannot be regarded as a radical break with the past, as it is deeply indebted to that other breat within the culture of modernity—the historical avant-garde.

If you’re really into the topic, it’s well worth reading. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ultimately he seems finds pop art to be complicit with rampant and sfter 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.

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After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism

If you’ve already read about 10 books on postmodernism and you’re thirsty for more, this will make a great 11th book. Darwin – – Argumentation 9 1: It has significantly influenced my thoughts on how art practices relevance in general society.

Huyssen is a German professor and relies very heavily on German examples. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The third section starts with the other highlight of the book, Huyssen’s examination of pop art and its ambivalent role in defusing the high-modernist rejection of mass culture.

Postmodernism and the Parody of Argument. If we consider the eroding of the frontier between poetry and the novel in the early XXth century, we might see that soon the divide might be traced more along the lines of art as interpretation feminine vs art as construction masculinea distinction which solidifies with the inter-war return to order.

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Want to Read saving…. Avantgarde and Postmodernism in the s 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: Nic rated it huysswn was amazing Mar 31, Follow an essay on Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, a couple of essays on post-war German drama, and a reading of Peter Weiss’ Aesthetics of Resistance — none of them particularly convincing, and at any rate somewhat out of sync from the general thrust of the book.

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