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CafeLitt 86: Postmodern Literature

Sat 23 Aug 2008, 21:23, by , at Press Cafe: (Map)


Subject: Postmodern Literature
Date: Thursday 28 August , 19:00
Presented by:
Taraneh Javanbakht (Website: www.javanbakht.net )
Palce: Presse Cafe, 1446, Ste.Cathrine Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3G 1R3
Metro Guy-Concordia

"Postmodern literature" is an interesting field of the contemporary literature which contains an attractive frency for the auhors and readers of the texts eluding from the structuralist approach. The text elements: body, form and structure, are like the wooden pieces floating on the waves of water, without any conveying orientation of sense. Polyphony, deconstruction and Schizophrenic image are three important aspects of a postmodern text (poem, novel, play, scenario, ...), the criteria to distinguish a different text from a postmodern one.

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