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- n. The state or condition of being hypermodern.
- n. An art movement distinguished from modernism and postmodernism chiefly by its extreme and antithetical approach.
- n. A school of thought which advocates controlling the centre of the board with distant pieces rather than with pawns, thus inviting the opponent to occupy the centre with pawns which can then become objects of attack.
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But it undermines Stove's case, because if Goebbels and Zhdanov's cultural policies had anything in common, surely it wasn't that they fostered "hypermodernism" -- on the contrary, in fact.
Instead, he became the dark prince of hypermodernism, or Postmodernism, if you will.
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