British Postmodernism: An Introduction to Theory

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Which of the following is NOT a representative of modern literature according to the text?

What is one of the defining characteristics of modernism mentioned in the text?

Which philosopher explains the process of memory and its relation to consciousness?

What is the nature of the narrators and characters in modernist literature according to the text?

What is the primary change in perspective from realism in modernist literature mentioned in the text?

How is modern writing defined according to the text?

What is the main focus of postmodern trend according to Brian McHale?

Who is considered to have influenced postmodernist writers through the new novel (le nouveau-roman)?

Which theorist stated that the illusion of reality becomes 'a real without origin or reality: a hyperreal'?

According to David Harvey, what is the most startling fact about postmodernism?

Who mentioned the psychological presuppositions of postmodernism and the problem of schizophrenia?

According to Jameson, what does the intended literary work sometimes target?

Who called postmodernism 'the illusion of reality becomes a real without origin or reality: a hyperreal'?

What does David Harvey mention regarding the fragmentation and instability of language and discourses?

What did Ihab Hassan call postmodern?

What is one of the defining characteristics of modern writing according to the text?

Who is NOT considered a representative of modern literature according to the text?

What did French philosopher Henri Bergson explain regarding the process of memory?

Who among the following is considered to have influenced postmodernist writers through the new novel (le nouveau-roman)?

What is the nature of the narrators and characters in modernist literature?

How does the text define modernism with respect to narrative perspective?

Who discussed the modern interest in epistemological issues in relation to the postmodern trend?

Which novel is mentioned as the start of the postmodern trend?

Who influenced postmodernist writers through the new novel (le nouveau-roman)?

Who mentioned the psychological presuppositions of postmodernism and the problem of schizophrenia?

Which theorist called the illusion of reality 'a real without origin or reality: a hyperreal'?

What is the primary change in perspective from realism in modernist literature mentioned in the text?

According to David Harvey, what is the most startling fact about postmodernism?

What did Ihab Hassan call postmodern?

What influenced modernist writers through past and contemporary philosophy and structuralist linguistics?

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Explore the key representatives of modern literature such as James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and T. S. Eliot, and understand the shift from realism to modernism. Learn about the characteristics of modern writing, including stream of consciousness and shifting perspectives.

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