By Rita Felski
Contemporary conception is filled with references to the fashionable and the postmodern. How worthwhile are those phrases? What precisely do they suggest? and the way is our feel of those phrases altering below the strain of feminist analysis?
In Doing Time, Rita Felski argues that it makes little experience to think about the trendy and postmodern as opposing or antithetical phrases. really, we'd like a ancient standpoint that's attuned to cultural and political transformations in the similar time in addition to the leaky limitations among diversified times.
Neither the trendy nor the postmodern are unified, coherent, or self-evident realities. Drawing on cultural experiences and significant conception, Felski examines a number of issues vital to debates approximately postmodern tradition, together with altering meanings of sophistication, the top of heritage, the prestige of paintings and aesthetics, postmodernism as "the finish of sex," and the politics of pop culture. putting girls on the middle of research, she indicates, has a profound influence at the approach we factor approximately ancient classes. hence, feminist thought helps to reshape our imaginative and prescient of either the trendy and the postmodern.
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Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture (Cultural Front) by Rita Felski