NAME : SOLANKI BINITA M.
ROLL NO : 05.
CLASS : M.A. , SEM : 02.
PAPER NO : 08
SUBJECT : THE CULTURE STUDIES.
TOPIC : POSTM...
What is Postmodernism?
Postmodernism is a term that encompasses a
wide-range of developments in philosophy,
film, architec...
Postmodern Literature
There is not a clear and defined definition
of postmodernism because of the little
agreement of the ...
Irony ,Black Humor
Playfulness
Patiche
Metafiction Paranoia
Common
them
Irony, playfulness, black humor
Example: The Crying Lot of 49,
Pynchon uses childish wordplay
while discussing serious sub...
Patiche
-
Authors often combine multiple
elements in the postmodern genre.
Example: Pynchon includes elements from
science...
Metafiction
Writing about writing, often used
to undermine the authority of the
author and to advance stories in
unique wa...
Paranoia
The belief that there is something
out of the ordinary, while
everything remains the same.
Example: In Kurt Vonne...
Some famous writer
Kurt Vonnegut , Alan Moore.
David Markson.
Virginia Woolf , Joseph Heller.
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  1. 1. NAME : SOLANKI BINITA M. ROLL NO : 05. CLASS : M.A. , SEM : 02. PAPER NO : 08 SUBJECT : THE CULTURE STUDIES. TOPIC : POSTMODERNISM. MAHARAJA KRISHNKUMARSINHJI BHAVNAGAR UNIVERSITY. SUBMITTE TO : DR. DILIP BARAD.
  2. 2. What is Postmodernism? Postmodernism is a term that encompasses a wide-range of developments in philosophy, film, architecture, art, literature, and culture. postmodernism then take an additional step, arguing that since life (or much of life) is a fiction or since fiction is all we can know, we should join in the drama ourselves and live a life of play Postmodernism suggests that power relations Structure all social truths, approaches and even Conception of reality.
  3. 3. Postmodern Literature There is not a clear and defined definition of postmodernism because of the little agreement of the concepts and characteristics and ideas within postmodernism. In Literature it collapses the distinction between genres and conventions.
  4. 4. Irony ,Black Humor Playfulness Patiche Metafiction Paranoia Common them
  5. 5. Irony, playfulness, black humor Example: The Crying Lot of 49, Pynchon uses childish wordplay while discussing serious subjects. An example of his wordplay can be found in the names of his characters: Mike Fallopian, Stanley Koteks, Mucho Maas, and Dr. Hilarius.
  6. 6. Patiche - Authors often combine multiple elements in the postmodern genre. Example: Pynchon includes elements from science fiction, pop culture references, and detective fiction to create fictional cultures and concepts.
  7. 7. Metafiction Writing about writing, often used to undermine the authority of the author and to advance stories in unique ways. Example: In Italo Calvino’s novel, If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler, is about a reader attempting to read a novel of the same name. In Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Slaughterhouse Five, the first chapter is about the writing process of the novel.
  8. 8. Paranoia The belief that there is something out of the ordinary, while everything remains the same. Example: In Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Breakfast of Champions, a character becomes violent when he imagines everyone else as a robot and he is the only human.
  9. 9. Some famous writer Kurt Vonnegut , Alan Moore. David Markson. Virginia Woolf , Joseph Heller.

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