- n. The state or condition of being postmodern.
- n. Something postmodern.
“There’s a simple case here after all: 1) Smirking postmodernity is a distinctively anti-fan position, characterised by an abjection of said fan as pitiable trivia-fetishist; 2) While pretending to a “lofty, purportedly olympian perspective”, this attitude is actually shallow and self-serving posturing; 3) The combination of argumentative critique and proud disdain for the emotionally-invested fan is the essence of the troll; 4) Critique born of this trolling, “critique from nowhere”, is worthless.”
“While Price seems to be revelling in the timbre of a certain kind of modernity, and taking the idea of postmodernity somewhere new, other artists concern themselves with the persistence of the past in the present -”
“Anderson builds up a narrative of the history of the idea of postmodernity such that it culminates with Fred Jameson's comprehensive formulation of the term: "[Jameson] redrew the whole map of the postmodern at one stroke-a prodigious inaugural gesture which has commanded the field ever since" (54).”
“I think leaping in there with 'postmodernity' might be a little too far-flung... but it's a brave statement at least!”
“In many aspects it is the appropriation of modernity and postmodernity which is aiding the cause of the preachers.”
“With words such as "postmodernity" or "otaku culture" many readers might imagine the play of simulacra cut off from social reality and self-contained in fiction, but this kind of engaged work [”
“Lacan reinterpreted Freud into our age, that is the age of postmodernity; the age of Einstein's relativity that we are looking back at metaphysical discourse since Socrates: faulty, in a way; because it created a kind of illusion that we will reach the ultimate truth by means of our reasoning; because Western philosophy was mainly focused on consciousness.”
“I mean postmodern in an amped up temporal sense -- i.e. postmodernity with postmodern flair, but I don't want to keep walking toward that rabbit hole ... so postmodern it is, just not in the overused art/academic sense where anything off the path can catch that label.”
“The bliss and ecstasy of those states temporarily breaks the deep and often unconscious shackles of postmodernity: nihilism, cynicism, narcissism and materialism.”
“Smirking postmodernity images the fan as the sad geekish Trekkie, pathetically, fetishistically invested in what – all good sense knows – is embarrassing trivia.”
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Absurdity, dark art, radicalism, anger, tragic irony, and nothingness. Tee-hee!
and other words that are overused in graduate school.
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