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  10. 10. _Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture_

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  13. 13. _its name was Penelope_

  14. 14. _Minnesota Review_

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  10. 35. Feminist Theory and Technoculture

  11. 36. Telematic Art Installation on Serbian Border

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edited by Joseph Natoli and Linda Hutcheon

Table of Contents:

Introduction: Reading a Postmodern Reader

I. Modern/Postmodern Preface
* Zygmunt Bauman “Postmodernity, or Living with Ambivalence.”
* Hans Bertens “The Postmodern Weltanschauung and its Relation to Modernism: An Introductory Survey.”
* Jean-Francois Lyotard from _The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge_
* Jurgen Habermas “Modernity versus Postmodernity.”
* Andreas Huyssen “Mapping the Postmodern.”
* David Herman “Modernism versus Postmodernism: Towards an Analytic Distinction.”
II. Representing the Postmodern Preface
* John McGowan from, _Postmodernism and its Critics_
* Jacques Derrida “Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourses of the Human Sciences.”
* Linda Hutcheon “Beginning to Theorize Postmodernism.”
* Ihab Hassan “Toward a Concept of Postmodernism.”
* Charles Russel “The Context of the Concept.”
III. Entanglements and Complicities Preface
* Fredric Jameson from, _Postmodernism, Or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism_
* Michel Foucault from, _The History of Sexuality: Volume I: An Introduction_
* Jean Baudrillard “The Precession of Simulacra.”
* Thomas Kuhn “The Resolution of Revolutions.”
* Cornel West “Black Culture and Postmodernism.”
* Barbara Creed “From Here to Modernity: Feminism and Postmodernism.”
* Jane Flax from, _Thinking Fragments_
* Stephen Slemon “Modernism’s Last Post.”
IV. Postmodern Practices Preface
* Henry Giroux “Postmodernism as Border Pedagogy: Redefining the Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity.”
* Agnes Heller “Existentialism, Alienation, Postmodernism: Cultural Movements as Vehicles of Change in the Patterns of Everyday Life.”
* bell hooks “Postmodern Blackness.”
* Paul Maltby from, _Dissident Postmodernists_
* Houston Baker Jr. “Hybridity, the Rap Race, and Pedagogy for the 1990’s.”
* Catherine Belsey “Towards Cultural History.”

State University of New York Press

(518) 472-5000

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