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Postmodernism Explained to Students


  • Monica SPIRIDON

    () (University of Bucharest)


Our contribution substantiates that Postmo - dernism turned out to be a peculiar concept devoid of a specific empirical field. On a speculative level, Post modernity - usually confused with Postmodernism - was perceived as a post-metaphysical and as a panlinguistic age and therefore it was hardly conceivable without continental post-structuralism. Roughly speaking, the term mainly referred to a radical departure from both high modernism and the post World War II European neo-experimentalism and neoavant-gardes.

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  • Monica SPIRIDON, 2012. "Postmodernism Explained to Students," Revista Romana de Jurnalism si Comunicare - Romanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies – Universitatea din Bucuresti, Facultatea de Jurnalism si Stiintele Comunicarii, issue 1, pages 69-76.
  • Handle: RePEc:foj:journl:y:2012:i:1:p:69-76

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    Postmodernism/post modernity; beyond modernity; past-post-modernism; post-metaphysical; panlinguisti;

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