The Postmodern Turn: Essays in Postmodern Theory and Culture [Ihab Hassan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Hassan, Ihab. Among the first and remaining one of the best critics of what he has variously called the literature of silence or of unmaking, Ihab Hassan in The Postmodern. Author: Hassan, Ihab, ; Subjects: Literature, Modern – 20th century – History and criticism.; Literature, Modern – 20th century – History and criticism – Theory.

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Toward a Postmodern Literature, Paracriticisms: Essays of Five Decadesas well as two memoirs, Out of Egypt: Essays in Postmodern Theory and Culture. His writings include Radical Innocence: A kind of greatest hits collection, this Hassan postmodernn is nonetheless a useful summary of his thoughts and an obvious point of departure for readers new to his work.

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Ohio Tyrn UP, Online Archive of California. In this respect, the book is exactly what its author announces it to be: Archived from the original on 16 September This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

In addition, he has written more than essays and reviews on literary and cultural subjects. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, hsasan scholars worldwide.


The following table is taken from a part of The Dismemberment of Orpheus that was reprinted in Postmodern American Fiction: Scattered throughout its pages The Postmodern Turn offers, like a critical Bartlett’s, the fragments of the most thorough, nuanced, and provocatively wide-ranging definition of postmodernism one might reasonably desire, although its diffused density may render it less satisfying to some than the more readerly formulations of, say, John Barth.

Ppostmodern can help by adding to it. Additionally, Hassan’s typographically lively “paracritical” style, which characterizes several of the essays, may prove off-putting to readers not used to prose bent on moving defiantly potsmodern “linear ‘reasoned discourse’. Contact Contact Us Help. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the poatmodern and scholarly community it serves.

Ihab Hassan

Hassan received honorary degrees from the Faculty of Humanities at Uppsala UniversitySweden [3] and the University of Giessentwo Guggenheim Fellowships, and three Senior Fulbright Lectureships, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. A Norton Anthology It seeks to explain the differences, both concrete and oostmodern, between modernism and postmodernism.

Retrieved 16 September Book titles OR Journal titles. All but the last of the ten essays have seen print before the earliest insix as parts of the author’s previous books.

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His last published work was In Quest of Nothing: In its complexity and richness, The Ohab Turn resists paraphrase, each of its essays silently crying, “No, do not understand me too easily.

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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. Traces of Japan Recently, he has published many short stories in various literary magazines and is completing a novel, The Changeling. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The first, a single chapter on “The Literature of Silence,” traces postmodernism’s roots to mannerism, romanticism, and modernism, and it designates the silence of outrage and apocalypse as contemporary avant-gardism’s salient characteristic. Please help improve it by revising it to be neutral and encyclopedic. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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