Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Tutorial three

What is PostModernism?

Modernism means now. Post means after. We are living in the after now.
Philosophical and aesthetic conditions that have developed since the 1950's.

A catalogue of previous epochs leading up to Post Modernism - post structuralism.

Middle Ages - Church holds power.
Renaissance - Reawakening
Enlightenment - Triumph of reason and technology
Modernism - 1900 - 1950


ART THOUGHTZ: Post-Structuralism from Hennessy Youngman on Vimeo.

Intertextuality is the shaping of texts' meanings by other texts. It can include an author’s borrowing and transformation of a prior text or to a reader’s referencing of one text in reading another. The term “intertextuality” has, itself, been borrowed and transformed many times since it was coined by poststructuralist Julia Kristeva in 1966.

Simpsons - MadMen

Postmodernism and The Simpsons 

Intertextuality, Hyperreality and Critique of Metanarratives

Family Guy - Aha

FAMILY GUY: Textual Devices and Masculine Vices