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Unformatted text preview: 190 nov 16 backstreet- ill climb the highest mtn the hours notes on a scandal post modernism (us)- 1. historical concept 2. aesthetic sensibility happens after modernisms impact the emergence of new formal features in culture and representations of the culture---relates these things with the emergence with a new social life and a new social order (multinational capitalism) we can still have other modes in movies, but post-modern is from OUR culture 1. a response/reaction to modernism (which was a reaction to classicism) i. people wanted to see themselves as new/unique/different--- most things had already been done and modernism became stuck/conventional…everybody was being self- reflexive….It was the thing to do. 2. Has a disregard for reality and t ruth, regards technology and business but not reality 11 o clock number keeps the audience excited before climax a dirt devil commercial took a scene from a 40s musical where fred estaire is dancing with a cane and used technology to input a vacuum. ---post is dancing with a cane and used technology to input a vacuum....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07