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Transcript of Postmodernism

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http://www.macroevolution.net/mesoplodon-traversii.html Common Beliefs Drove Postmodernism Writing Styles Impermanence, pluralism, dissolution, and decay of authority were some of the ideas that drove the lack of confidence in modern theories that stood behind "Postmodernism." Western writers focused on metaphysical comfort
Technology advanced
Popular culture genres, such as spy, science fiction, and detective stories Don DeLillo Hunter S. Thomas 1937-2005 1936 - "Dhalgren" - Samuel R. Delany
"Nova" - Samuel R. Delany
"Ariel" - Sylvia Plath
"The Bell Jar" - Sylvia Plath
"Americana" - Don DeLillo
"Strange Rumblings in Aztlan" - Hunter S. Thomas
"The Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72" - Hunter S. Thomas
"Lolita" - Vladimir Nabokov
"Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle" - Vladimir Nabokov
"To Kill a Mockingbird" - Harper Lee Thing Language This ocean, humiliating in its disguises
Tougher than anything.
No one listens to poetry. The ocean
Does not mean to be listened to. A drop
Or crash of water. It means
Is bread and butter
Pepper and salt. The death
That young men hope for. Aimlessly
It pounds the shore. White and aimless signals. No
One listens to poetry. Jack Spicer Titles of Famous Works Postmodernism Times Gonzo Journalism

Revival of the Anti Hero

Scientific Fiction Types of Lit Prominent Vladimir Nabokov 1899-1977 Harper Lee 1926 - Samuel R. Delany Sylvia Plath 1932-1963 1942 - Work Cited "The Don DeLillo Society." The Don DeLillo Society. The Don DeLillo Society, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2013. <http://www.k-state.edu/english/nelp/delillo/about.html>.

Gelpi, Albert. "The genealogy of postmodernism: Contemporary American poetry." Southern Review 26.3 (1990): n. pag. EBSCO Literary Reference Center. Web. 24 Jan. 2013.

Hoeveler, J. David. "Postmodernism." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 6. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 428-430. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Jan. 2013.

Hoeveler, David. "Postmodernism." Gale Power Search. Gale, n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/psretrieve.do?sgHitCountType=None&sort=RELEVANCE&inPS=true&prodId=GPS&userGroupName=poway_whs&tabID=T001&searchId=R2&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&contentSegment=&searchType=BasicSearchForm¤tPosition=2&contentSet=GALE%7CCX3401803345&&docId=GALE|CX3401803345&docType=GALE&role=GVRL>.

McCann, Janet. "Sylvia Plath." Magill’s Survey of American Literature. N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag.
EBSCO Biography Reference Center. Web. 24 Jan. 2013. <http://search.ebscohost.com/

Postmodern Poetry. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Jan. 2013. <http://classes.berklee.edu/llanday/spring02/

VanSpanckeren, Kathryn. "Comtemporary American Literature." InfoUSA. Ed. George Clack. U.S.
Department of State, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2013. <http://usinfo.org/enus/life/artsent/oal/
lit10.html>. Significant Events 1940s-present postmodernism
WWII & Cold War
influenced by culture & truth
Period 4 Regal American Lit Reigle Period 4
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