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  • Author:
    Jr. J. David Hoeveler
  • ISBN:
    0805790640
  • ISBN13:
    978-0805790641
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    Twayne Publishers; 1 edition (October 16, 1996)
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    225 pages
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The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and .

The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness. It also looks at the rival "political" readings of these subjects and considers the postmodernist phenomenon as it became an ideological battleground in the decade. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

In this reassessment of a little studied decade, J. David Hoeveler, J. finds that the .

Although the new continental thinking promised to revitalize the American Left, Hoeveler shows how the American readings actually fortified more traditional norms in American thought. Thus, as the works of Claude Levi-Strauss, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida gained much attention in academic circles, American readings domesticated the European concepts.

The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness

The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness. Hoeveler also explores the rival "political" readings of these subjects and considers the postmodernist phenomenon as it became an ideological battleground in the decade. Clear and engaging, the work will be of great interest to historians, theorists, and everyone who wants to further explore the 1970s.

The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness

The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness.

The Postmodernist Turn: American Thought and Culture in the 1970s . It is clear Hoeveler is a pro at the 1970s and making sense of that decade.

The Postmodernist Turn: American Thought and Culture in the 1970s (Studies in the American Thought and Culture Series). 0805790640 (ISBN13: 9780805790641). This book is also a good reference for major writers/academics who were active in the 70s. You get 2-4 pages on a lot of them covering their major works in the decade.

Hoeveler also treats the merging of postmodernist thought with the older American tradition of pragmatism. The book examines major developments in literary theory, philosophy, architecture, and painting as expressions of a 1970s consciousness.

The Postmodernist Turn not only charts historical change in a decade of the recent past. It accomplishes what some of Hoeveler's subjects doubted was ever really possible in historical study: it helps us to understand the intellectual landscape in which we find ourselves several decades later. Lewis Perry, Vanderbilt University. J. is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

In the 1970s, Venturi et al. observed that the city had then been structured around . Hoeveler J. David (2004). The Postmodernist Turn: American Thought and Culture in the 1970s. Issues in cultural and media studies. observed that the city had then been structured around the automotive culture that was dominant at the time, with all of the buildings oriented towards the highway. It was the norm for buildings to have "rhetorical front and conventional behind", in other words a decorated façade visible from the highway but a less decorative aspect. Rowman & Littlefield. McGuigan, Jim (2006). Modernity And Postmodern Culture. McGraw-Hill Education. Stierli, Martino (2013).

book by J. David Hoeveler. This series examines major figures and movements that have influenced the development of American culture from the 16th century to the present.

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This series examines major figures and movements that have influenced the development of American culture from the 16th century to the present. Each volume provides: a chronology of influential ideas and cultural trends, and associated historic events; lucid interpretation of intellectual activity at the time; illustrations accenting key concepts; a bibliographic essay; and a comprehensive index.