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  • Literary History, Modernism, and Postmodernismby Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 158.00

    In these lectures, delivered at Harvard University in March 1983, the differences between Modernism and Postmodernism are discussed in semiotic terms, based on a contrastive analysis of semantic and syntactical (compositional) features. They present the major results of research into the literary conventions of Modernism (Gide, Larbaud, V. Woolf, du... more...

  • International Postmodernismby Hans Bertens; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 297.00

    Containing more than fifty essays by major literary scholars, International Postmodernism divides into four main sections. The volume starts off with a section of eight introductory studies dealing with the subject from different points of view followed by a section that deals with postmodernism in other arts than literature, while a third section... more...

  • Knowledge and Commitmentby Douwe W. Fokkema; Elrud Ibsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    The authors present a new perspective on a wide range of issues in the study of literature and culture. Some of the topics discussed, such as interpretation, canon formation, and literary historiography, belong to the traditional domain of literary studies. Others ? cultural identity, convention, systems theory, and empirical methods ? originate in... more...

  • Approaching Postmodernismby Douwe W. Fokkema; Hans Bertens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 180.00

    Most of the essays collected in this volume deal with theoretical issues that dominate the international debate on Postmodernism, issues such as the shifting nature of the concept, the problem of periodization and the problem of historicity. Other essays offer readings of Postmodernist texts and relate practical criticism to a theoretical framework.... more...

  • Cultural Participationby Ann Rigney; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    Culture is studied in this collection, not merely as a set of products, but in terms of the involvement of individuals and groups in the making and using of such products. A wide range of activities, from the reading and writing of poetry to watching soccer on television, is surveyed by an international group of scholars from diverse disciplines: cultural... more...

  • Exploring Postmodernismby Matei Calinescu; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 165.00

    The great diversity of contexts in which the term Postmodernism is currently encountered reflects the remarkable success of a coinage that has been in circulation for only about forty years. It has been used by philosophers, sociologists, art critics and literary historians to become, finally, a household word in the language of advertising and politics.... more...

  • Innovatieby Douwe W. Fokkema; Frans Ruiter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 98.00

    Deze bundel presenteert interdisciplinair onderzoek rond het thema innovatie. De krititische vragen die L.C. Brinkman, destijds minister van WVC, bij het begrip innovatie in de kunst stelt, worden beantwoord door de theater wetenschapper Henri Schoenmakers. De bijdragen op het gebied van muziek (Paul Op de Coul), architectuur (A.W. Reinink) en de letterkunde... more...

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