After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism (Theories of Representation and Difference)

By Andreas Huyssen

"One of the main complete and clever postmodern critics of paintings and literature, Huyssen collects right here a chain of his essays on pomo... " ―Village Voice Literary Supplement

"... his paintings continues to be alert to the tricky courting acquiring among marxisms and poststructuralisms." ―American Literary History

"... tough and astute." ―World Literature Today

"Huyssen’s level-headed account of this arguable constellation of serious voices brings welcome explanation to today’s murky haze of cultural dialogue and proves definitively that remark from the culture of the German Left has an critical function to play in modern criticism." ―The German Quarterly

"... we'll definitely have, after examining this ebook, a deeper realizing of the forces that experience led as much as the current and of the chances nonetheless open to us." ―Critical Texts

"... a wealthy, multifaceted study." ―The Year’s paintings in English Studies

Huyssen argues that postmodernism can't be considered as a thorough holiday with the earlier, because it is deeply indebted to that different pattern in the tradition of modernity―the historic avant-garde.

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