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paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
paper 7 Literary Theory & criticism
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  • 1. NAME : SOLANKI BINITA M. Roll No: 05. Class : M.A. , Sem : 02. Paper No: 07. Subject : Literary Theory & Criticism. Topic : Modernism & Postmodernism. Year : 2013-2014. Submitted to : Dr. Dilip Barad. MAHARAJA KRISHNKUMARSINHJI BHAVNAGAR UNIVERSITY.
  • 2. Modernism has been the West’s most effective and influential export and in fact has been willingly embraced by many non–Western cultures for commercial, economic, or political reasons, or as a demonstration of support of Western ideals. MODENISM Modernism describe both of a culture tendencies and an array of associate culture movements , originally arising from wide-scale and far-reaching changes to Western society in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
  • 3. A salient characteristicof modernism is self-consciousness. Some Famous Writer in Modernism Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot,William Butler Yeats Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf Modernist literature came into its own due to increasing industrialization and globalization. Modernist literature came into its own due to increasing industrialization and globalization.
  • 4. Postmodernism postmodernism was movement in architecture that rejected the modernist, avant garde, passion for the new. A rejection of the sovereign autonomous individual with an emphasis upon anarchic collective, anonymous experience.
  • 5. Postmodernism in literature and the art has parallels With the movement known as poststructuralism in linguistic theory. Some famous writer in Postmodernism. Samuel Beckett , John Crowley. Shelly Jackson , Richard Power. Philip Roth , Will self.
  • 6. Modernism v/s Postmodernism Modernism Postmodernism There is no meta narratives (theory like Marxism have) flaws have the answer. the world is full of uncertainly Meta narratives such as Marxism , feminism , Functionalism said follow my theory as it has the answer. (certainly)
  • 7. Some similarities in Modernism and Postmodernism: Both literatures explore the external reality to examine the inner states of consciousness of the characters Both employ fragmentation in narrative and character construction

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