CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE –WEEK XIII

CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE –WEEK XIII - CTCS 190 LECTURE...

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CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE –WEEK XIII PART 4: THE POSTMODERNIST PERIOD: 1977 – Present A. Conditions and Causes for Postmodernism in American Film 1. The postmodern condition, 1977-present a. Late consumer-capitalism b. New formal features c. New economic order, new social life 2. The emphasis on business and technology a. Used Fred astares dance in a commercial for a vacuum i. No respect or consideration for integrity 3. Youth culture a. Appealing to physicality and sex (beowolf) (Elle’s admission’s video) B. Postmodernism 1. A periodizing concept a. Post colonial response from modernism b. Reaction to modernism but is also an extension of modernism 2. An aesthetic sensibility a. Disregard and disrespect for “reality” a. Beowolf (ruined brilliant book with physicality and sexuality) b. Used Fred astares dance in a commercial for a vacuum i. No respect or consideration for integrity b. The erasure of the distinction between high and low culture into a commodity called “pop culture”
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE –WEEK XIII - CTCS 190 LECTURE...

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