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Theories of play and postmodern fiction

by Edwards, Brian

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Play in literature.,
  • Postmodernism (Literature),
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-300) and index.

    StatementBrian Edwards.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 2068., Comparative literature and cultural studies ;, v. 3, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 2068., Garland reference library of the humanities., v. 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.P53 E38 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL693108M
    ISBN 100815328478
    LC Control Number97040346

    Postmodern Fiction Postmodern fiction presents its readers with a challenge: instead of enjoying it passively, they have to work to understand it, to question their own responses, and to examine their views about what fiction is. Yet accepting this challenge is what makes postmodern writing so pleasurable to read and rewarding to Size: KB. Postmodern literature is a type of literature that came to prominence after World War II. Learn about how postmodernism in literature rejects many literary conventions and embraces new ones in.

      Home › Literary Criticism › Postmodernism. Postmodernism By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ma • (20). Postmodernism broadly refers to a socio-cultural and literary theory, and a shift in perspective that has manifested in a variety of disciplines including the social sciences, art, architecture, literature, fashion, communications, and technology. > History & Criticism > Movements & Periods > Postmodernism #34 in Books > Textbooks > Humanities > Literature > Literary Theory # in Books > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory In a sea of books about postmodernism, some are so thickly theoretical reading them feels like wading through mud.

    Border Policing: Postmodernism and Science Fiction The topography in which SF criticism operates has been long established. There is, on the one hand, the "mainstream," that "outside" of SF where the literary/institutional determinations of the category of acceptable taste and the .   The following discussion of a few modern psychological theories and theorists describes the current trends put into "play" in today's educational settings 2. Play as Therapy In , Sigmund Freud posed a psychoanalytic play theory that was defined in his book "Beyond the Pleasure Principle.".


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