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Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from modernism. The term has been more generally applied to describe what postmodernists believe to be the historical era following modernity and the tendencies of this era.

Style / Values

  • A mess
  • Rethinking the modern movement (hence the name postmodernism)
  • Rejection of universal truths[1]
  • Uncertainties[2]
  • Contradictions[3]

Architecture

  • Pluralism

People

Artists

  • Carol McNicoll

Architects

  • Charles Jencks
  • Robert A. M. Stern
  • Sir Terry Farrell

Theorists

  • Jean-Francois Lyotard

Writers

  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • Iain Sinclair

Books

  • Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs
  • House of Leaves, by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon
  • Slaughterhouse Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Bret Easton Ellis novels.

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