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<p>“One of the most comprehensive and intelligent postmodern critics ofart and literature, Huyssen collects here a series of his essays on pomo... “—Village Voice Literary Supplement<p>..”. his work remainsalert to the problematic relationship obtaining between marxisms andpoststructuralisms.”—American Literary History<p>..”.challenging and astute.”—World LiteratureToday<p>“Huyssen’s level-headed account of this controversialconstellation of critical voices brings welcome clarification to today’s murky hazeof cultural discussion and proves definitively that commentary from the tradition ofthe German Left has an indispensable role to play in contemporary criticism.”—The German Quarterly<p>..”. we will certainly have, afterreading this book, a deeper understanding of the forces that have led up to thepresent and of the possibilities still open to us.”—CriticalTexts<p>..”. a rich, multifaceted study.”—The Year’sWork in English Studies<p>Huyssen argues that postmodernism cannotbe regarded as a radical break with the past, as it is deeply indebted to that othertrend within the culture of modernity—the historical avant-garde.
Indiana University Press | Paperback
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