Metamodernism : Historicity, Affect, and Depth after Postmodernism, Paperback / softback Book

Metamodernism : Historicity, Affect, and Depth after Postmodernism Paperback / softback

Edited by Alison Gibbons, Robin van den Akker, Timotheus Vermeulen

Part of the Radical Cultural Studies series

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Metamodernism: Historicity, Affect, Depth brings together many of the most influential voices in the scholarly and critical debate about post-postmodernism and twenty-first century aesthetics, arts and culture.

By relating cutting-edge analyses of contemporary literature, the visual arts and film and television to recent social, technological and economic developments, the volume provides both a map and an itinerary of today's metamodern cultural landscape.

As its organising principle, the book takes Fredric Jameson's canonical arguments about the waning of historicity, affect and depth in the postmodern culture of western capitalist societies in the twentieth century, and re-evaluates and reconceptualises these notions in a twenty-first century context.

In doing so, it shows that the contemporary moment should be regarded as a transitional period from the postmodern and into the metamodern cultural moment.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield International
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  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9781783489619

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