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A portmanteau of pomo, short for postmodernism, and sexual, used as a noun—a person who shuns labels (e.g., heterosexual and homosexual, which define people by their sexual preferences)—and as an adjective, referring to such a person or to the philosophy of pomosexuality
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In the first chapter, apparently intended as the aperture for his postmodern lens, Slethaug quickly moves through interconnecting theories of Lyotard, Benjamin, Derrida, Jameson, Barthes, Foucault and Bakhtin to establish that in a postmodern interpretation, there is no 'originality', and that everything is taken or absorbed from the culture(s) around us (p.
one can advance the argument that younger writers have continued to "make it new" without needing to dismantle the postmodern aesthetic crafted by a parental generation.
However, three of them are particularly important in understanding the First Postmodern World War.
only after working through a wide variety of theatrical techniques--each of which, in one way or another was directed towards self-consciously querying the postmodern uncertainty which surrounds him--Stoppard finally finds some comfort in the relative safety of dramatic realism in order to express his various politically positivist ideals.
Undeniably, Juan Villoro has found in Arrecife an effective and intelligent way of consolidating himself and being taken seriously as a postmodern author in the Spanish-speaking world.
This suggests that postmodern irony isn't confined to hipster hordes.
One tendency of postmodern thought, reflected in the embrace of irrationality as an important element of human experience, stems from the Nietzschean celebration of the Dionysian aspects of life.
He accepts part of the postmodern argument on the nature of narrative, but rejects its more radical dimension.
Second, postmodern society is an unnatural society.
Chapter one, "Historical Criticism and Its Postmodern Critics," concentrates on defining both approaches.
Each essay in this volume analyzes the tension between postmodern "anti-essentialism" and category crisis and the question of whether and how to depict Jewish difference.
A very partial listing would include Richard Middleton and Brian Walsh's Truth Is Stranger Than It Used to Be: Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age (1995), the late Stanley Grenz's A Primer on Postmodernism (1996), Douglas Groothuis's Truth Decay: Defending Christianity against the Challenges of Postmodernism (2000), and this reviewer's own Postmodernism 101: A First Course for the Curious Christian (2006).