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Postmodernism in literature and culture of Central and Eastern Europe

Postmodernism in literature and culture of Central and Eastern Europe

papers presented at an International Conference organised by University of Silesia, Ustroń, 15-19 November, 1993

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Published by Śląsk in Katowice .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavic literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Postmodernism (Literature) -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Halina Janaszek-Ivaničková, Douwe Fokkema.
    ContributionsJanaszek-Ivaničková, Halina., Fokkema, Douwe Wessel, 1931-, Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach., Międzynarodowa Konferencja pt. Postmodernism in Literature and Culture of Central and Eastern Europe (1993 : Ustroń, Poland)
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    LC ClassificationsPG569.P67 P6713 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20072711M
    ISBN 108385831487

    The anti-hero Venichka, a drunkard, goes from Moscow to the village Petushki, drinking and talking to the other passengers on the elekrichkathe suburbian train. Figures often varied in size in relation to their importance, and landscape backgrounds, if attempted at all, were closer to abstract decorations than realism. What did Soviet writers in the s, 70s and 80s do with this untimeliness that was directed into the future? Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.

    Die Zeit im Wandel der Zeit. Only during postcommunism was it possible, I would argue, to become eclectic and this is connected directly to my fifth and last point: the end of the master narrative. Asian concepts[ edit ] This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. It is not quite clear to me where Rutten stands on this issue the irony-steeped, postbinary logic of her methodology suggests that she tends to the former positionbut it seems to be that it will be a defining one for future critics trying to come to terms with the massive shifts in aesthetic and cultural norms coming after postmodernism.

    Toynbee : "Our own Post-Modern Age has been inaugurated by the general war of —". Characteristics of Postmodern Writing: As in postmodernism, all ideas are new, so sometimes it becomes difficult and confusing to properly understand these terms. A Reader. This means that I will observe postmodernism in Russia from two different perspectives: in relation to Soviet culture at a time when postmodernism began to flourish in the West in the s, 70s and 80s and in relation to its post- twin, i. In defense of Rutten it must be said that to include textual analyses would have doubled the length of the study and probably made it conceptually unmanageable. Sorokin, Vladimir


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The anti-hero Venichka, a drunkard, goes from Moscow to the village Petushki, drinking and talking to the other passengers on the elekrichkathe suburbian train. Based mostly on BuddhismHinduismConfucianismIslamTaoism and Zen, the Eastern culture explores the spiritual aspect of exploring the inner world of a human being believing that the universe and its existence is a never ending cyclic journey with no limits.

Only when the all-encompassing master narrative of the radiant communist future was no longer valid, was it possible to tell different stories narrating different things. They try to amalgate it from indirect way so, irony, playfulness, black humor comes. Today, the cultures of the world can be divided into two main parts such as the Eastern and Western culture.

The articles and manifestoes, supplemented by a valuable 'Who's Who,' answer a great many of the questions associated with postmodernism in general, and the Russian variety in particular. This does not render the results of her socio-literary study Postmodernism in literature and culture of Central and Eastern Europe book, but it is important to keep in mind that applying her postbinary, deconstructive mode of analysis to the textual level would probably cause sincerity as many now understand it to dissipate completely in postmodern irony.

Such painting can be grouped into four main "styles" or periods and may contain the first examples of trompe-l'oeilpseudo-perspective, and pure landscape.

Romantic art often used colours in order to express feelings and Postmodernism in literature and culture of Central and Eastern Europe book. Other contemporary movements were more Historicist in nature, such as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhoodwho attempted to return art to its state of "purity" prior to Raphaeland the Arts and Crafts Movementwhich reacted against the impersonality of mass-produced goods and advocated a return to medieval craftsmanship.

You'll work on research practices, attributing statements, and following the key policies, The writing you do should come out to about words total; this means it's possible to work on more than one topic if that's how you prefer to distribute your time.

The spatial turn is especially obvious in literature from Eastern Central Europe — the authors literally pace? Whereas Modernism attempts to reveal profound truths of experience and life, Postmodernism is suspicious of being "profound" because such ideas are based on one particular Western value systems.

In Western culture, individualism is stronger, believing that a human being has an individualistic and is an independent part of the society and the universe. Johnson's novel The Unfortunates; it was released in a box with no binding so that readers could assemble it however they chose.

The Soviet master plot and master discourse essentially became colonized by the mainstream. Postmodern thinkers frequently call attention to the contingent or socially-conditioned nature of knowledge claims and value systemssituating them as products of particular political, historical, or cultural discourses and hierarchies.

Temporal distortion: This is a common technique in modernist fiction: fragmentation and non-linear narratives are central features in both modern and postmodern literature.

Such distinctions were articulated by Westerners in the scholarly tradition known as Orientalism and Indology.

Neoclassical art places an emphasis on order, symmetry and classical simplicity; common themes in Neoclassical art include courage and war, as were commonly explored in ancient Greek and Roman art.

Characteristics of Postmodern Writing: As in postmodernism, all ideas are new, so sometimes it becomes difficult and confusing to properly understand these terms.

Yet in including examples of these literatures, I will be writing against the grain of the national traditions in which they usually have been framed. Therefore, it focuses on a vision of a contradictory, fragmented, ambiguous, indeterminate, unfinished, "jagged" world.

Mannerism, Baroque and Rococo[ edit ] Renaissance Classicism spawned two different movements— Mannerism and the Baroque. An example of Renaissance art. In many areas, especially England and Germany, Late Gothic art continued well into the 16th century.A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence.

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